The immersive cinematic moments never stop at Universal Studios Hollywood, where guests are treated to memorable dining and entertainment experiences.
Whether it’s sharing a Butterbeer™ with friends, a seat at the cutting-edge Special Effects Show or a late-night stroll through Universal CityWalk Hollywood, you’ll find excitement and adventure around every corner at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Food (and Drinks) from Your Favorite Movies
What better way is there to refuel and refresh between thrill rides than stopping along the way for movie-themed food and drinks throughout Universal Studios Hollywood. At The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, enjoy a favorite drink of the wizarding world – Butterbeer™ – at Hog’s Head™ pub or the Three Broomsticks™. Stroll through Springfield, U.S.A. – home of The Simpsons™. Indulge in a Flaming Moe at Moe’s Tavern or enjoy a delicious meal at the famous KrustyBurger. Gather your wits in tropical splendor after the scream-filled Jurassic World – The Ride with tiki-inspired cocktails and refreshments at Isla Nu-Bar.
Family dining at the Three Broomsticks™ in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Explore Universal CityWalk, Day and Night
Located adjacent to Universal Studios Hollywood is Universal CityWalk Hollywood, a three-block entertainment, dining and shopping complex that’s a one-stop excursion for unforgettable food, movie-going and more. Whether for a meal before the theme park or an evening of shopping and entertainment, CityWalk is an ideal place to start and end your day at Universal Studios Hollywood. Discover more than 30 shops, full-service and quick-bite eateries. See a movie at the place where movies are made in one of the 19 movie theaters at Universal Cinema, which includes a seven-story, state-of-the-art IMAX cinema with fully immersive surround sound. After the movie, savor classic Italian dishes at VIVO Italian Kitchen, or listen to live music from local Latin artists and mariachi bands on the patio of Antojitos Cocina Mexicana (where you can also enjoy flavorful cuisine and refreshing margaritas).
Dining at VIVO Italian Kitchen
Wander the Magical Village of Hogsmeade™
Back in the magical village of Hogsmeade™ at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, you can discover even more wonders of the wizarding life. Start with a visit to Ollivanders™ to see a wand choose a wizard, or pick up your own wand (some can even be used to cast spells throughout the park). Cheer on the colorful procession of students from the legendary wizarding schools of Hogwarts™, Beauxbatons and Durmstrang as they lead the excitement for the Triwizard Tournament. Relax and listen to the singing of the Frog Choir of Hogwarts™ students, accompanied by the bass rumblings of their giant throaty frogs. And, on select nights, be sure to stay for the dazzling lights-and-music show of The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts™ Castle as the four Hogwarts™ houses are brought to life.
Exploring the village of Hogsmeade™ in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™
Immersive and Interactive Shows
Universal Studios Hollywood's WaterWorld attraction is an unforgettable experience that must be seen to be believed. The action-packed stunt show performance features acrobatic jet skiers, daring plunges, stunt sequences and even a live seaplane flying.
Guests are invited to meet Blue, the fan favorite Velociraptor from the Jurassic World franchise and Universal Studios Hollywood’s Jurassic World –The Ride, at the Raptor Encounter, along with all-new dinosaurs, including a Triceratops and a baby Velociraptor.
After experiencing the award-winning thrill ride, Transformers™: The Ride — 3D, guests have the unique opportunity to meet the stars of the attraction – up close and in person. Megatron, Optimus Prime and Bumblebee will engage with guests in real time, spontaneous conversations. Be sure to have your cameras ready for this can’t-miss interaction.
Finally, discover how movie magic brings blockbuster films come to life as part of the wow-worthy Special Effects Show where the veil is lifted on famous movie scenes.
Meet Blue at the Raptor Encounter at Universal Studios Hollywood
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