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Guide to Dining Gluten Free at Universal CityWalk

Credit: Universal Parks & Resorts

Are you Gluten Free and Heading to Universal Orlando City Walk? This guide contains all the information you need to make the appropriate dining reservations.

Gluten Free Menu’s for Restaurant on Universal City Walk

  1. Hard Rock Cafe Orlando

  2. The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar

  3. Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville

  4. Vivo Italian Kitchen

  5. Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

  6. Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom

  7. The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.™

  8. Pat O’Briens®

  9. Red Oven Pizza Bakery

  10. Hot Dog Hall of Fame

  11. Bread Box

  12. Menchie’s

  13. Cold Stone Creamery

  14. Voodoo Doughnut®

Hard Rock Cafe Orlando


Caesar Salad - Romaine Hearts, Parmesan, Anchovies with a Caesar Dressing.

Wedge Salad - Bleu Cheese, Tomatoes, Bacon, Cucumbers with a Herb Vinaigrette.

Mediterranean Salad - Spring Greens, Cucumber, Olives, Feta Cheese, Chickpeas, Oven Dried Tomatoes, Red Onions with a Greek Yogurt Vinaigrette.


Three Cheese Flatbread - Mozzarella, Parmesan and Asiago.

Margherita Flatbread - Fresh Mozzarella, Sliced Tomato, Tomato Sauce and Basil.

Roasted Garlic and Grilled Chicken - Ricotta, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Spinach, Mushrooms, Sundried Tomatoes.

Burgers and Sandwiches

All Served with a Gluten Free Bun and a Side of Fresh Fruit.

Mushroom Burger - Swiss Cheese, Onions, Lettuce, Tomato and Pickle.

Smoke House Burger - Honey BBQ, Hickory Bacon, Aged Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato and Pickle.

Chicken Sandwich - Bacon, White Cheddar, Grilled Onions, Lettuce, Tomato and Pickle.

Main Dishes

Rotisserie Chicken - Ancho Brine, Green Beans, Confit Tomatoes, Mashed Potatoes.

Penne Pasta - Chicken, Mushrooms, Olives, Spinach and Tomatoes.

Renne Rustica Shrimp - Chicken, Pancetta, Roasted Red Peppers, Parmesan Gratinata Crème Sauce.

Grilled Adobo Pork Chop - Red Pepper and Bacon Potato Hash Broccolini, Chimichurri and Port Reduction.

Cedar Plank Roasted Moroccan Spiced Salmon - Summer Gazpacho Quinoa.

Filet Mignon - Spinach, Potato Puree, Port Glazed Mushrooms, Red Wine Demi.


Fruit Parfait - Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries.

Gluten Free Brownie Sundae

Creme Brulee Shooter

Crème Brulee

The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is ideal for people with Gluten Intolerance as the entire menu is Gluten Free! But if you have a Gluten Allergy look for the menu items marked GS (this means the menu item is Gluten-Sensitive).


Crab Rangoon Dip - Creamy crab rangoon with parmesan panko crust, wonton crisps, sweet chili sauce and chives

Tuna & Avocado-Tini - Cubed yellowfin tuna and ripe avocado in ginger dressing

Edamame (GS) - Steamed with sea salt or Steamed with sriracha, ginger, or garlic inspired sea salts

Shiso Florell - Beef tenderloin, cream cheese, asparagus in a tempura Shiso leaf, togarashi spice with pounded ginger sauce

Blackened Tuna Nachos - Crispy wonton chips topped with crab rangoon dip, avocado salsa, tomatoes, seared blackened yellowfin tuna and microgeens.

Crispy Calamari T&T - Calamari tubes & tentacles, flash fried and served with a sweet chili sauce

Spicy Togarashi Shrimp - Flash fried shrimp tossed in spicy Japanese chili sauce, served over Asian slaw with pounded ginger sauce

Big Al’s Yellowtail - Slices of yellowtail sashimi topped with thinly sliced jalapeño pepper, with ponzu dipping sauce

Parmesan Bacon Truffle Fries - House fries with truffle and parmesan cheeses, applewood bacon, and chives

Crinkle Cut Fried Pickles - Crinkle-cut dill pickles with ranch dressing and horseradish aioli

Spicy Poke Dip - Spicy salmon, yellowtail and tuna poke, seaweed salad, with wonton chips

Cucumber Delight - Hamachi, avocado, asparagus rolled in English cucumber, topped with spicy poke and beet curls


Chinese Chicken Salad - Grilled all natural chicken, mixed greens, chopped Napa salad mix, cilantro, green onion, peanuts, red bell pepper, snow peas, crispy wonton strips, peanut ranch vinaigrette

Seared Sesame Tuna Salad - Sesame seared yellowfin tuna, arugula, mixed greens, superfood slaw, cucumbers, radish, micro greens, pounded ginger soy

Classic Makimono

California Roll - Kani, cucumber, avocado, fish roe

Spicy Tuna Roll (GS) - Fresh sliced, tuna, cucumber, spicy mayo

Spicy Yellowtail Roll (GS) - Fresh sliced yellowtail, scallions, spicy mayo

Philly Roll (GS) - Fresh sliced salmon, avocado, cream cheese

Vegetarian Roll (GS) - Avocado, cucumber, asparagus

Spicy Crunchy Roll - Shrimp tempura, kani, spicy mayo, crispy tempura flakes

Tempura Roll - Shrimp tempura, kani, cucumber, fish roe, spicy mayo

Rainbow Roll - California roll topped with assorted fish, spicy mayo and fish roe.

Fusion Specialty Rolls

Mark’s Roll - Fresh tuna, jalapeño, cream cheese, kani, scallions inside, coated with panko and flash fried. Topped with Japanese mayo and sriracha. Served with ponzu dipping sauce

Firecracker Roll - Shrimp tempura, kani inside coated with tempura flakes, topped with yellowtail, salmon, spicy mayo, masago, tobiko and scallions. Served with ponzu dipping sauce

Tropical Storm Roll - Kani, avocado and cucumber inside, topped with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, Japanese mayo, sweet eel sauce, sriracha and tobiko. Served with wasabi yuzu dipping sauce

Dion’s OMG! Roll - Tempura coconut shrimp, kani, English cucumber inside, coated in tempura flakes. Topped with fresh mango, avocado, spicy honey marmalade and coconut flakes

Georgia Roll - Tempura shrimp, kani inside, coated with tempura flakes. Topped with yellowfin tuna, eel and sweet eel sauce. Served with a side of spicy mayo

Angry Lobster - Fresh cold water tempura lobster, cucumber, salmon, fried kimchi, sweet tangy kimchi sauce

Jen’s Fresh Find - Premium tuna, cucumber, green onion inside, topped with premium salmon and avocado. Served with a side of spicy poke

The Tree Hugger - Shiitake mushrooms, fried portabella, red pepper, cucumber, red onion, basil. Served with wasabi yuzu dipping sauce

The King’s Roll - Fresh tuna, kani, jalapeño, cream cheese, scallions inside, coated with panko and flash fried. Topped with kani salad, masago, sriracha and Japanese mayo. Served with ponzu dipping sauce

Geisha Roll - Fresh lobster, tempura fried shrimp, Japanese mayo, topped with ahi tuna, lemon zest, marinated cucumbers, with a side of eel sauce

The Boss - Spicy yellowfin tuna, kani, English cucumber inside, coated in tempura flakes. Topped with avocado, premium tuna, wasabi tobiko and wasabi mayo.

Sushi Combos

Moriawase Dozen - 8 piece California Roll and 4 pieces of Nigiri (1 each – tuna, salmon, yellowtail, and ebi shrimp)

Moriawase Double Deuce - 8 piece California Roll, 8 piece Spicy Tuna Roll and 6 pieces of Nigiri (1 each – tuna, salmon, eel, yellowtail, shrimp, and kani)

Nigiri-Sashimi Combo - 8 piece California Roll, 6 pieces of Sashimi (tuna and salmon), and 3 pieces of Nigiri (1 each – tuna, salmon, and yellowtail).


All burgers made with a half pound of premium Creekstone Farms black angus beef.

The Dynamic Duo- Beef burger, braised short rib, sweet roasted garlic, provolone cheese, tomato onion jam, lettuce, onion, tomato, onion roll

Hamburguesa - Beef burger, pepper jack cheese, guacamole, black bean roasted corn agave salsa, fried chorizo, pickled red onion, spicy mayo, red leaf lettuce, tomato, brioche bun

Shroomin’ Swiss Burger- Beef burger, Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, roasted garlic aioli, lettuce, tomato, sesame seed bun

The Jalapeño Popper Show-Stopper - Beef burger, jalapeño-infused cream cheese, jalapeño bacon, fried jalapeños, jalapeño citrus aioli, lettuce, tomato, fresh sliced jalapeños, brioche bun

Hoisin Burger - Beef burger, hoisin cooked short ribs, candied smoked bacon, pickled red onions on a bed of English cucumbers, brioche bun

The C.B.C.L.T. - Beef burger, cheddar cheese, applewood bacon, white cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, Cowfish sauce, brioche bun

The Texas Longhorn - Beef burger, cheddar cheese, onion strings, jalapeño bacon, tangy BBQ sauce, lettuce, tomato, brioche bun

Black Truffle Cheese Burger - Beef burger, black truffle cheese, roasted shallots, sautéed mushrooms, roasted garlic aioli, lettuce, brioche bun

Black & Brie - Beef burger, brie cheese, fresh blackberries, thyme infused honey, sake marinated Asian pear, micro greens, brioche bun

The Big Squeal - Beef burger, pulled pork, smoked gouda cheese, onion strings, bacon coleslaw, BBQ sauce, lettuce, pickles, brioche bun

The Heavenly Veggie - Housemade veggie burger, roasted red pepper, sliced avocado, red onion, baby spinach, 7-grain wheat bun

The Rise & Swine Burger - Beef burger, cheddar cheese, grilled black forest ham, sunny-side-up egg, applewood bacon, grilled onions, Cowfish sauce, onion roll

Jammin’ The Blues- Beef burger, blue cheese, applewood bacon, tomato onion jam, arugula, brioche bun

The Cowfish Has Officially Left The Building - Full-pound beef burger, creamy peanut butter, fried bananas, applewood bacon, brioche bun (make it a SINGLE HUNKA LOVE, half-pound beef burger for 15)

The K-Town - Beef burger, fried kimchi, applewood bacon, gochujang sauce, pickled red onions, leaf lettuce, sesame bun

The Boursin Bacon Burger - Beef burger, garlic & herb boursin cheese, applewood bacon, sautéed mushrooms, grilled onions, lettuce, tomato, onion roll

Chicken Bacon Avocado - Grilled all natural chicken, applewood bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, wasabi mayo, brioche bun.

Bento Boxes

The Cowfish Bento Box - A combo meal featuring both burger and sushi, including a mini-burger with American cheese, pickles and chopped red onion, sweet potato fries, Thai cucumbers, edamame and choice of a 4 piece sushi roll (California, Spicy Tuna, Vegetarian or Philly Roll)

Fusion Specialty Bento Box - A combo meal featuring both burger and sushi, including a mini-burger with American cheese, pickles and chopped red onion, sweet potato fries, Thai cucumbers, edamame and choice of a 4 piece Fusion Specialty roll (Mark’s, Firecracker or The Boss) or 3 pieces of mixed Nigiri (tuna, salmon, shrimp).

Rolls & Pick-Ups

The All-American Bacon Double Cheeseburgooshi- Seasoned premium black angus beef, yellow cheddar cheese, white cheddar cheese, and applewood bacon wrapped in soy paper and potato strings, then flash fried. Topped with dill pickle, red onion, Roma tomato, and Cowfish sauce

Doug’s Filet Roll - Avocado, kani, cream cheese inside, topped with thin slices of seared filet mignon, spicy mayo, scallions, masago. Served with a side of pounded ginger sauce

The Taste Explosion Roll - Certified angus beef, applewood bacon, jalapeños, spicy mayo inside, coated with tempura flakes. Topped with Roma tomato and pepper jack cheese, then baked. Drizzled with cashew cilantro pesto

“The Prime Time” Filet & Lobster Roll - Lobster and cucumbers inside, topped with seared rare seasoned filet mignon, pan-fried portabella mushroom slices, tossed in truffle oil, green onions and spicy mayo. Served with a side of pounded ginger sauce

The High Class Hillbilly Southern Style Bar-B-Q-Shi- Pulled pork, caramelized onion and BBQ sauce, potato wrapped and flash fried. Topped with housemade bacon coleslaw and chives

What’s Shakin’ Tuna Bacon Sandwich - Seared rare blackened yellowfin tuna, applewood bacon, iceberg, jalapeños, tomato salsa, slaw and spicy mayo, served between grilled spring roll wrapper “buns” filled with kani and sushi rice. Served with house seasoned fries


9 Piece Mix (GS) - Chef’s mixed selection of fresh tuna, salmon, and yellowtail. Served on ice

Chef’s Deluxe 15 Piece Mix - Chef’s mixed selection of premium tuna, salmon, yellowtail, mackerel, surf clam, sweet shrimp, eel, lobster, and octopus. Served on ice.


Tier 1 - 2 Pieces per order. Kani, masago (smelt egg), mackerel [GS], ebi shrimp

Tier 2 - 2 Pieces per order. Premium tuna [GS], salmon [GS], yellowtail [GS], sweet shrimp [GS], octopus [GS], eel, surf clam [GS], tobiko (flying fish egg)

Kid’s Bento Boxes

For age 9 and under. Served with two sides. Choice of carrots, apples, oranges, edamame or house seasoned fries.

Dragon Bitez - All natural chicken chunks grilled to perfection, served with ranch, honey mustard, or BBQ sauce

Ninja Nuggets - Tender, all natural chicken chunks flash fried, served with ranch, honey mustard, or BBQ sauce

Gorilla Cheez - Cheesy classic fresh off the grill

PB&J Sushi Roll - All natural peanut butter and jelly rolled inside of white bread. Cut into bite-sized pieces

Mac And Cheese - Fresh whole grain elbow noodles in a creamy housemade cheese sauce

The Cowfish Mini Burgers - Two all natural beef mini-burgers topped with American cheese

California Roll - Kani, cucumber, avocado

Tempura Shrimp Roll - Shrimp, tempura, kani, cucumber

Vegetarian Roll (GS) - Avocado, cucumber, asparagus

Hand-Spun Milkshakes

Classic Shake - A perfectly hand-spun shake, freshly made with the flavor of your choice: Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry

The Nutty Cow - Chocolate ice cream, Nutella, cocoa powder

Cookies & Cream - Nobody does it like Oreo! Vanilla ice cream with crushed Oreo cookies

The Marshmallow Crisp - Rice Krispies and mallow cream with vanilla ice cream. Topped with crispy toasted marshmallows

Gimme More S’More Shake - Vanilla ice cream with double dark chocolate, mallow cream and crunchy graham crackers

Matcha Madness - Vanilla ice cream, matcha, coconut, toasted coconut garnish

The P “Double-B” & J Shake - Vanilla ice cream, peanut butter, banana, and jelly

Key Lime Pie - Vanilla ice cream, lime juice, mallow cream, graham crackers

The Grasshopper - A minty chocolate masterpiece, featuring vanilla ice cream with mint and shaved chocolate

Yuzu Lemonade - Vanilla ice cream, fresh squeezed lemon juice, yuzu juice, thyme infused honey

Cup of Joe - Chocolate ice cream, caramel, coffee

Caramel Miso - Vanilla ice cream, white miso, caramel sauce, Chinese 5 Spice

Avo Mango - Vanilla ice cream, fresh avocado, mango ginger purée, ginger sea salt


Warm Flourless Chocolate Cake - Chocolate ice cream, raspberry sauce

Tall Apple Pie - Vanilla ice cream, cinnamon powdered sugar

Florida Key Lime Cheesecake - Graham cracker crust, mango sauce.

Jimmy Buffett’s® Margaritaville®

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is a great place to dine Gluten Free as they have a dedicated Gluten Free Menu!


Volcano Nachos - Tortilla chips layered with chili, cheese, pico de gallo, fresh guacamole, sour cream and jalapeños

House-Made Guacamole - Crispy plantain and tortilla chips.


Chicken Caesar Salad - Hearts of romaine tossed in creamy lime Caesar dressing, topped with Cajun chicken and Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad - Grilled chicken, Applewood-smoked bacon, avocado, tomato, bleu cheese and hard-boiled eggs served with honey mustard dressing.

Taco Salad - Chopped greens, volcano chili, tortilla chips, mixed cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole served with creamy lime ranch dressing.


New York Strip Steak - A 12 oz New York strip steak with green beans and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes loaded with cheese, Applewood-smoked bacon, sour cream and green onions*

Island Kabobs - Beef and chicken skewers served with island rice and sweet plantains.

Blackened Salmon - Blackened and served with island rice, black beans and grilled pineapple avocado salsa.

Grilled Chicken Breasts - Marinated and seasoned with our special blend of spices and topped with mango salsa. Served with island rice and fire-roasted corn.

Burgers and Sandwiches

Cheeseburger in Paradise® - Our signature burger topped with American cheese, lettuce, sliced tomato, pickles and paradise island sauce on a gluten free bun

Florida Grouper Sandwich - Grilled Florida grouper, tomato, caper aioli, grilled red onions, avocado, coleslaw, French fries. On a gluten free bun

Grilled Chicken Sandwich - Grilled chicken breast, melted Monterey Jack cheese, Applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, sliced tomato on a gluten free bun and a side of dijon aioli.


Gluten Free Brownie Sundae - Warm gluten free brownies with Heath bar crusted vanilla bean ice cream, macadamia nuts, whipped cream and chocolate sauce

Emeril’s® Restaurant Orlando

Yet again another City Walk Restaurant with a dedicated Gluten Free Menu.

Starters and Salads

Emeril’s New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp - Florida White Shrimp

Romaine Caesar Salad - Creamy Avocado Dressing with Parmesan

Emeril’s Orlando House Salad - Baby Lettuces, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Pepperjack Cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tuna & Watermelon Crudo - Diced Tuna & Watermelon, Cilantro-lime Vinaigrette, Feta, Roasted Pistachio, Jalapeno Honey

Fish & Shellfish

Pan Roasted Salmon- Andouille & Potato Hash, House made Worcestershire

Pan Seared Diver Scallops - Creamy Corn Maque Choux, Wilted Greens, Local Tomato Jam

Blackened Redfish - Sauteed Vegetables, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Creole Meuniere Sauce

Steak, Chops & Poultry

Pan Roasted Bell & Evans Chicken Breast - Foie Gras Dirty Wild Rice, Wilted Greens, Maple Jus.

Grilled Double Cut Pork Chop - Caramelized Sweet Potatoes, Tamarind Glaze, Green Chili Mole.

Braised Creekstone Farms Beef Short Rib - Whipped Potatoes, Steamed Asparagus, Truffle Demi.

Honey Lacquered Half Duck - Southern Cooked Greens, Cilantro, Sweet Tea Glaze.

Chargrilled Ribeye - Rosemary Charred Cabbage, Onion Jam, Roasted Oyster Mushrooms, Buttermilk Blue Cheese, Arugula.

Vivo Italian Kitchen

Vivo Italian Kitchen on City Walk is a Restaurant which will cater to your Gluten intolerance on a one to one basis. Simply inform your Waiter on arrival and the chef will come to your table to discuss your options.

*Please note that Vivi Italian Kitchen at Universal Orlando does not have separate food preparation facilities in which to prepare allergen-free foods. There is occasionally the chance that allergens may have been introduced to one or more ingredients before they reached the kitchens at Universal Orlando.

Bring your own Food to Vivo Kitchen…

Vivo Kitchen is unique location which will allow you to bring your own food (Simply notify a Security that you or a member of your party has a food allergy/intolerance and that’s the reason you are bringing food into City Walk) Items should be contained in a soft-sided cooler

*No Glass Containers will be allowed onto City Walk.

Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food

The Following Menu items can be prepared Gluten Free (make sure you inform your waiter your dietary requirements).


Guacamole (GF) - Freshly prepared tableside with avocado, lime, tomato, garlic, red onion, green olives, and cilantro. Served with just made tortilla chips.

Elotes (GF) - Roasted corn on the cob, jalapeño mayonnaise, cotija cheese, ancho spice, fresh lime.

Salsa Trio (GF) - Queso poblano, cruda habanero, and chile de árbol.

Tamales (GF) - House made, fresh corn, red peppers, tequila mushroom, chicken raisin picadillo.

Tortas Y Ensaladas

Adobo Chicken Salad (GF) - Grilled adobo chicken, avocado, jicama, romaine, piloncillo tomatoes, cotija cheese, g