Instagram Worthy Food Finds at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is a great place to visit on your vacation to Southern California! Many guests take a day to head down to Universal in the midst of their Disneyland trip which is a great way to add on extra fun. When it comes to finding great food, there’s a few staples of must try eats at Universal that you can’t miss!

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1. ButterbeerImage result for Butterbeer wizarding world of harry potter

You can’t visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter without trying a refreshing Butterbeer! Arguably one of the most well-known drinks from the movies this butterscotch flavored drink will make your day. Try it frozen for an even better sweet treat.

2. Chocolate FrogSweetest New Collectible for Harry Potter Fans - Discover Universal

Chocolate Frogs are a must, as is any delicious candy treat found in the Honeydukes shop in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. These frogs may just be made of milk chocolate but they also come with collectible wizard cards! You can even opt to purchase a keepsake tin that comes with 10 chocolate frog cards which makes for a great keepsake.

3. Bangers and MashImage result for Bangers and Mash wizarding world of harry potter

One of the great food options to take advantage of inside the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the opportunity for a variety of British food. Bangers and Mash is often referenced in the Harry Potter novels especially around the holidays and you can get your plate of this English fare inside the Three Broomsticks.

4. Giant Donuts

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If we wander over to the area of the park dedicated to The Simpsons you will find a huge selection of dining options all modeled after the hit tv series. One of our favorite places to stop is Lad Lard Donuts to get one of their giant donuts which is nearly the size of a small pie. These are big enough to share but you might not want to!

5. Chicken and WafflesImage result for Cletus’ Chicken Shack.

Continuing on our tasty journey in The Simpsons area of Universal Studios Hollywood, you will also find classic chicken and waffles at Cletus’ Chicken Shack.

6. Krusty BurgerImage result for krusty burger universal

A day in Springfield isn’t complete without a stop at the Krusty Burger! Enjoy a restaurant entirely themed to match the Krusty Burgers of the movies with fantastic burgers, fries, and slushies.

7. Voodoo Donuts

Over on City Walk you can also enjoy a large variety of great food just steps away from the entrance of Universal Studios Hollywood. A popular sweet treat favorite among many guests are the wild donut options from Voodoo Donuts. Pick out donuts with tons of great toppings and treat yourself!

While picking out your top foods to try can be a bit overwhelming, you now know which treats you absolutely cannot miss on your day at Universal Studios Hollywood!

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About Lindsay Brookshier

Lindsay is a college English instructor and has years of writing experience through various nonprofits, charities, newspapers, and online magazines. As the content director of Mickey Visit, she oversees article content and leads our fantastic team of writers to meet guest vacation needs. You can still find her writing weekly content to help make your Disney Parks trip fantastic here on Mickey Visit and Disney Dose- you can also view her recently featured posts on Disney Parks travel on Visit Anaheim, Nerd Wallet and SFGate. Lindsay comes from a dedicated Disney family and enjoys taking her son to the Disney parks as often as possible.

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