CityWalk is known as the “Entertainment Capital of Orlando,” and rightfully so. Here you can find a wide variety of restaurants, night clubs, unique shopping centers, cinemas and more! With so much to see and do it’s easy to see why CityWalk is so popular. During the day you can grab a bite to eat or pick up some souvenirs to take home on your vacation. CityWalk is located between the Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios theme park, in fact it connects the two parks. So as soon as you are done with the parks you can walk outside for even more fun and entertainment! When the sun goes down this area comes to life with lights, music and of course, loads of people.
The night clubs here make for great parts and the dining is only the best of the best in Central Florida! This is one way to keep your vacation going on into the night! Most people that vacation to the area are trying to cram as much fun and entertainment into the short time they have here in the Orlando area. Being able to get some extra time at the attractions in at night is the best way to do that! With great restaurants and night time celebrations CityWalk is the best way to make your night come to life at the Universal Resort!
Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville
Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville has quickly become a popular landmark at CityWalk. The laid back island atmosphere, music and lyrics combined with friendly and relaxed attitudes have made this great restaurant one of CityWalk’s most envied lounges. Inspired by Jimmy’s favorite South Florida waterfront concerts the main dining room here features three separate bars each with their own unique menu of alcoholic beverages. Explore them all to find what you like best! Start with the Volcano Bar then head over the Twelve Volt Bar and finally the Shark Bar. A fan favorite is the Volcano Bar, harboring a giant volcano that explodes from time to time! While you are exploring these great bars for your favorite drink enjoy live music by the band on stage! Jimmy Buffet’s features indoor and outdoor seating, so if you want to get away from the music and have a quiet night at CityWalk you can still enjoy all the great drinks and food Jimmy has to offer! Right next door to the restaurant is the Lone Palm Airport home to Jimmy Buffet’s personal seaplane known as the Hemisphere Dancer. Enjoy drinks at a tiki bar underneath the wing while your kids play at the Parakeet Beach play area for little ones. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is the perfect way to kick back and enjoy your night!
Hard Rock Café
If you’re looking for a good time and great food then you have come to the right place. The Hard Rock Café is a side order of rock ‘n’ roll history as it explores the world of rock in a fun and unique way. With awesome collections of memorabilia from some of the rock ‘n’ rolls greatest you could spend hours browsing through this “museum” remembering some of these great records, instruments, outfits and more! Grab a burger and some barbecue and enjoy the classic rock music that started it all! With great American cuisine like nachos, wings, hickory smoked chicken, tupelo chicken tenders, ribs, steak, fajitas, chicken and cheese, twisted mac, pulled pork and more this restaurant has something for everyone! Enjoy great food at this great restaurant/monument to artists like KISS, Elvis, the Beatles, Bob Dylan and more when you visit CityWalk!
Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando
If you are a fan of the Food Network then chances are you have had a look at this restaurant from behind the scenes. Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando features cuisine from Emeril Live, a popular hit television series. With professional gourmet meals by the celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse the star of the show this restaurant pulls people in from all around the world to try his excellent dishes. Emeril’s dishes have been described as the “New” New Orleans Gourmet Meals. With plates featuring roasted Taxas redgish, homemade andouille crust, potato cremini mushroom hash, creole meniere sauce, candied pecan relish and more this restaurant has something for everyone. The unique part about this restaurant is the large open kitchen, so you can watch the cooks prepare your meal. Once again if you like the Food Network then this is the place for you. The restaurant is also home to an incredible 12,000-bottle wine gallery as well as a cigar bar with a wall sized humidor. This sophisticated restaurant also features a aperitif bar! This is a great place for a romantic getaway or fun outing!
The Groove is one of CityWalk’s most popular night clubs! Bring your friends and party the night away to pulsating music and a light show! The Groove is said to be the hottest dance club in the entire universe! Enjoy the best hits from the 70’s and the 80’s as well as the best current dance music around! Unlike most clubs The Groove has a DJ every night of the week and occasionally even brings in live entertainment! With great events throughout the week The Groove has Teen Nights and 80’s Nights, so there is something different every night of the week! But you don’t go to a club just to dance; when you get tired and need to rest you can enjoy one of the three lounges here at The Groove. The lounges are the Cool Blue Room, the Romantic Red Room and the Tranquil Green Room. Each room is perfect for whatever vibe you are feeling! Each lounge has its own bar for your convenience. The Groove is the perfect way to dance your night away only at Universal’s CityWalk!
Red Coconut Club
As the premier nightclub and ultra-lounge the Red Coconut Club sits atop CityWalk on the top level where you can enjoy this great clubs balcony under the stars! This nightclub is a relaxing and energetic experience back to back. With mellow tables and bars on the inside the hip décor sets the mood for a 1950s Vegas style club with a little bit of Cuban and Polynesian tiki atmosphere topped with retro couches and bongo shaped bar stools there really isn’t a name for this kind of place. At the Red Coconut Club you will find three separate bars spread out across the club you can find the drink you like just about anywhere you look. The Red Coconut Club features a wide variety of martinis, specialty drinks, an extensive wine list and VIP bottle service as well as an assortment of the best gourmet appetizers for you and your friends! Dance here features music by the Herb Williams Band every week, Thursday through Saturday nights. From Sunday to Monday you can enjoy spins from a DJ to the popular tunes, all the way to 2pm! Make sure you stop into the premier nightclub in Central Florida the Red Coconut Club while you are at CityWalk!
CityWalk’s Rising Star
Everyone had that dream when they were a kid of standing in front of an audience and rocking out to their favorite jam as lead singer with their band behind them. Well here at CityWalk’s Rising Start you can do just that! This is like a step above karaoke! Take to the stage and belt out your favorite tune because you have a chance to stand in the spotlight! Grab the mic and perform live with your friends, this fun experience even comes with backup singers! This great band plays an impressive number of song titles, from your favorite rock music to your country ballad, they play everything. The only question is; can you sing everything? This great club can seat over four hundred people, so you better get your act together because this is your chance! With great food and appetizers CityWalk’s Rising Star is a place you should definitely stop by for some great live entertainment, its always fun!
The Wantilan Luau is an exotic experience with Polynesian food as well as great entertainment. With live music and performances this Hawaiian themed show features a wide variety of Hawaiian arts including the popular Hula as well as fire dancers. This once a week show is considered one of Central Florida’s Dinner Shows and is the perfect way to spend your night while vacationing in the Orlando area! With fantastic foods including Hawaiian chicken, Polynesian fried rice fish, vegetables, island sweets and more this exotic and tangy meal has something for everyone! Make your night special in the Central Florida area when you enjoy Wantilan Luau at Universal’s CityWalk!
Hard Rock Live
If you are looking for live music then you have come to the right place! Here you can find the superstars, the legends, the icons and more as they take to the stage to play some of the best music in town! Catch the biggest names in music and comedy as the play and portray live in concert! Outside this towering concert venue the columns and archways give this coliseum of Rock ‘n’ Roll the classic feel of old rock concerts. But inside you will quickly find Hard Rock’s contemporary attitude through the edgy décor and three thousand seats inside this state of the art studio! With lighting, video and music this awesome studio comes to life with all kinds of awesome events and of course, concerts! Check the venue while you are in town for your favorite musicians, bands, performers and more only at CityWalk Orlando!