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About Emeril's Tchoup Chop

Emeril's Tchoup Chop (pronounced chop-chop) is the hottest table in Orlando, and Lagasse's second location at Universal Studios. The name offers a hint of New Orleans' famous Tchoupitoulas Street, home to Emeril's flagship restaurant, and the bold culinary term "chop".

Located at Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, Emeril's Tchoup Chop offers a dining experience unlike any other created by the famous master chef. In both atmosphere and menu, Emeril's Tchoup Chop offers diners a unique and exotic journey through the Pacific Seas with a delicious experience of Asian and Polynesian influences complemented by his signature bold flavors - a perfect complement for the Royal Pacific Resort.

Although walk-ins can be accommodated, reservations are highly recommended. Our dress policy is casual with no tank tops for men.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, FL 32819
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Pan-Asian, Seafood, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Dinner: 5-10 p.m., Happy Hour: 5-8 p.m.

Cross Street:
Universal Boulevard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 503-2467

Website:
http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/emerils-tchoup-chop

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking and self parking for lunch and dinner are available at the main entrance of the Loews Royal Pacific Resort.

Executive Chef:
Ryan Vargas

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Contact Cathy Jacobson at 407-473-2647 to book your upcoming private party!

Private Dining

Welcome to Emeril's Tchoup Chop, where Chef Emeril Lagasse has created a dining experience unlike any other. Experience an exotic journey through the Pacific Seas with a Polynesian-Asian menu. Emeril’s Tchoup Chop is located in the Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando.

Emeril's Tchoup Chop Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
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3.9

service

3.9

ambience

4.3

value

3.6

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68% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (23)
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Good for Anniversaries (16)
Special Occasion (16)
Romantic (14)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Cozy (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Business Meals (6)
Fun (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Authentic (5)
Casual (5)
Healthy (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Spicy (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Scenic View (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tapas (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Great Beer (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Detroit)·Dined 4 days ago

Brought friends here from Ohio they were disappointed that olives for martinis were not stuffed and the steak was so tuff they could not cut it. For the price and the excellent famous chefs name we expected better. Half of the restaurant was closed off with a curtain so restaurant looked cramped. Our waiters were amazing they were the best part of the experience.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 5 days ago

Great place....love the food and the service.
Would definitely visit again...great atmosphere

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderfully prepared food with an amazing atmosphere. Great dining experience, we will be back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

What a wonderful evening at Emeril's. We were seated promptly and our waitress was phenomenal she explained the menu and offered suggestions. The food was excellent the ambiance amazing

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

The food was good, but the service was very slow. Not a good place to eat if you do not eat shellfish.

Tags: Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 4, 2017

While service was courteous, it was as slow as a snail. My food finally came out and it was not what I ordered. I returned my meal and then what they gave me did not match the description on the menu. Would not return.
The banana cream pie was good.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Outstanding as usual. So sad that they're closing.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Wait staff was outstanding. Love the shrimp chips and peanut dip to start. Loved my three little it’s noodle bowl.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

The service was exceptional and the food was just as incredible as I remembered from our last visit 2 years ago

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was great all around. I really enjoyed all the pupu options as well as the desserts.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

El servicio muy tardado y el
Aire acondicionado súper frió

Tags: Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was not spectacular and in the intent of fusion they created some very clumsy to eat dishes. The octopus poke was really devoid of good texture you would expect from well cooked and then thinly sliced octopus. The poke was too saucy and eviscerated the best quality of poke - to enhance the freshness of its ingredients. The crispy lo mein fish dish was not appealing to the eye and was a fish stock tasting dish with no delicate touch to it. My wife and I commented that overall the food seemed poorly presented and looked like an assembly line type production. We would not recommend this place at all. We were very disappointed that coming to an Emeril’s would result in this. By the way, right next to our table tucked behind a column was an empty box of Maruchan Instant Lunch Beef Flavor 24 pack; last thing I would expect from fine dining. We have a picture attached.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Our waiter was amazing. He was very attentive and a great guy. After a day at the park the kids were spent and we arrived early for our reservation hoping for the best. The maitre d seated us right away in a comfortable area where the girls could unwind. The food was amazing and the environment was soothing.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving dinner since we were on vacation in Orlando. I was the only one who did not get the set Thanksgiving dinner. My choices were very tasty and have no complaints. The rest of the family who ordered the turkey dinner thought the turkey was cold and too salty. Not sure if this was because it was the end of the day and we had a late reservation. My sister also bought the food service could of been spaced out a little better. She had barely started her salad when the main course came out. We had been to other Emeril's restaurants ( mainly in Las Vegas) and the food met all expectations. For the majority of our group on this occasion, they did not seem impressed.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal and we highly recommend this wonderful establishment to everyone. Our servers were awesome.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Loved eating here. Wish this restaurant was in BOSTON. So sad to hear it’s closing.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Service was below average, sushi was spectacular but the rest of the food was overpriced and average at best.

Tags: Special Occasion, Spicy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The pond is so relaxing and the place was very kid friendly despite being nice.
A great respite after a long day at the parks.

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

We ate here during our Universal vacation. It was located in our hotel so it was convenient. They had a special with free appetizer or dessert when you present your Universal pass. We did present our pass but they still charged the appetizer. I didn’t really notice till we left so I guess it’s partly my fault. I enjoyed the poke and creme brulee and the foie gras with the steak.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Underwhelming . Way below the standards of a restaurant with Emeril’s name associated with it .

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Great dining experience

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Beautiful restaurant excellent food. Our waiter was somewhat absent but the other waiters were very helpful.

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

We arrived with High expectations, maybe this was the problem... I don't know. We ordered the the chicken sate app and the Mahi-mahi and the flank steak for the main course. The chicken sate was really dry... seriously, I could do better, sate sauce was very good. The fish portion was small but was good overall, sauce was light and very good and pared well with the broc. The flank steak was cut in half served over mashed.. one half was very good and cooked correctly, the other side was a bloody mess. The main course was delivered and nobody checked back with us after food delivery, we discovered we only had one fork in the napkin roll between us, so we shared. we asked for bread, it was delivered half way through the meal, just set on table without butter or olive oil etc... surprising, since you would have expected the place to be very busy, but we could have been seated at any table, really nothing going on and two wait staff assigned to the table... We are not hard people to please, but at $30 bucks a plate... the food better be good...It just plane wasn't. The next night, we went to Hard Rock and had a great time.. the food was surprisingly excellent. I would cross off the Tchoup Chop if you are going for the Emeril fine food experience.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was fantastic! Bar service was not timely. Great experience.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

My daughter's 25th birthday. She has food allergies and the were so accommodating. Food was fabulous!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This was our first time dining at an Emeril's restaurant and will not be our last. The food and service were outstanding. We enjoyed the entire meal and wished we had bigger appetites!

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great everything. Samantha went over and above to make my sick wife feel comfortable.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 10, 2017

its just OK but convenient if you are staying at the Loews so its kind of a must in a city that really only has chains.

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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Beautiful location, interior was amazing. Food was even better. We loved the attention to detail, in every respect of our dining experience. The wait staff was wonderful, and we had a delightful meal and conversation. Thank you so much!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 8, 2017

This restaurant was pretty but the food was awful. It was expensive to boot.
We don't mind paying up for good food but
Chop chop was crap crap

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Took a chance after reading some of the recent reviews...mistake. Made a reservation on OpenTable for a special occasion. Original reservation time was 5:30. Called the restaurant at 11:34am, just after their scheduled opening time, and requested a time change to 6:30. Was assured that this was not a problem. Arrived at 6:30 only to be told that we missed our 5:30 reservation and the only seating they had was at the bar as most of the restaurant was reserved for a single group at 7:30. After an unnecessarily tense exchange we were eventually seated at a table, however, the expectation of a great experience was gone. Service was not an issue as the wait staff had little to do until the 7:30 group arrived. We were literally over-serviced. We were given four appetizers to "make up" for the poor initial experience. Steamed Pork & Asian Vegetable Dumplings, Crispy Kalua Chicken Egg Rolls, Lobster Cheesecake and Kiawe Smoked Pork Ribs. While all were good, they were not great. Far from what is expected from an Emeril's branded restaurant. I have experienced Emeril's and NOLA in New Orleans on several occasions and this wasn't even close. Other than the appetizers we had the Togarashi Blackened Scallops and Hawaiian Style Local Fresh Catch. The scallops were a little above good bordering on very good. The fish was OK. Again, very far below expectations. A common theme throughout the various dishes was the overuse of soy sauce. It seemed to be the predominant flavor in everything. Not surprising to see that the restaurant is closing at the end of the year. Just surprising to see that Emeril would allow the quality of a restaurant associated with his name to be so substandard...very disappointing.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We love going to this restaurant when we stay at the Royal Pacific. The food is phenomenal. But this time the service was definitely sub-par. It won't keep us away, but definitely not the most enjoyable dinner experience. The manager did his best to make it right. Thanks!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food wasn't as great as I expected it to be. I would say it's just average. Some dishes I was not able to eat. Ambience is excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

I was looking forward to eating here, having stayed at the Royal Pacific many times, we always missed it. Unfortunately the food was not at all good. The Mussel appetizer tasted like it was in an unsalted vegetable broth. Tasted more like warm water. They gave us bread to soak up the sauce. Why?? The Ahi Tartar appetizer was the best part of the whole meal. The summer sweet corn, was not sweet at all, very bland. The Coffee covered Pork was good, but extremely salty. They were very slow, it was a weekday, but the service was lacking. The reason I'm writing this review is to save someone else the money of going here. The lobby Sushi Bar, and Islands Restaurant, in the Royal Pacific, are much better. You'll be happy you missed this restaurant.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Birthday dinner.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

We were very disappointed in the service and the taste of the food. For the amount of money we spent we expected much more. When we arrived there was a mixup as to where we were sitting and the manager offered us free drinks to make up for it. The manager basically took care of us all night because the service wasn’t good. The food was bland and not worth the expense. The only nice thing was the decor. I now understand why this place is closing.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Good tomato and mozzarella salad, and that's where it ends for food. Sushi and everything else was drenched in salty sauces - the sushi, the entrees. My tablespoon of risotto was mixed in a slurry of sauce under my entree. Servers were friendly but slow, and it wasn't busy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our meal was fantastic, drinks were also great! Loved that the kids menu had more than just chicken tenders and mac and cheese. Our family including 7 and 12 year old all enjoyed the dinner!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The lobster cheesecakes were amazing. The overall service was great. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The might have fallen and this restaurant is a shell of what it once was. I have long been a fan of this restaurant and was one of its first patrons when it opened its doors. Over the years I have celebrated anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, and other important events here. It was once at the height of fine dining, with fantastic service and amazing high-end cuisine. Still to this day, the best thing I have even eaten was at this restaurant.

These days are gone. Over the last two years I have watched the restaurant go down hill, in both level of service and quality of food. On this visit the head waiter only visited the table twice. She never offered to review the menu with me and was unable to describe any of the dishes on it. I was never asked if I wanted anything from the bar, and when my bar drink ran out I was never asked if I wanted a refill. My wife informed the waiter that we were here to celebrate my birthday. This did not improve our service, it only seemed to get worse.

Both our dishes (Veal Ossobuco and the Mahi mahi) were over cooled. Mine was so bad I had to send it back. It was replaced with a very flavorful (and VERY RAW) flank steak. The appetizer (pork dumpling) had wonderful flavors, but was also overcooked to the point of being dry. Great dishes are being ruined by the kitchen's inability to achieve the proper temperature.

Finally, the management was too busy to stop by our table. Our best service came at the end from a server that was not a part of the original trio we were introduced to when we first sat down. He promptly took away the overcooked food (after we attempted to wave down one of our waiters for over 15 minutes) and later brought our check (after sitting at a table with empty plates for over 15 minutes). This was once my favorite restaurant, but I fear that this was my last visit.

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