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Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort

4.2
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450 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Pan-Asian
Islands features modern, Pan Asian cuisine with a twist. Rooted in the time-honored traditions of Asian masters, the cuisine represents an inspired journey and blending of flavors using local ingredients. Enjoy savory chef-inspired creations featuring noodle bar dishes, rice bowls, and wok specialties. At breakfast, join us for traditional favorites, along with several Polynesian-influenced morning specialties.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 450 people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.4
service
4.0
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Quiet
80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WilliamH
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, good food. Reduced menu, no buffet. Price $$$. Good ambiance.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
15 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience2

The food was actually pretty tasty, it was just such a limited menu and I felt there should be more options. Decor is very outdated and drab, certainly could feel a little more upscale for the prices. Our server was great! I’d eat here again, nothing wrong, but I did expect more as far as choice and ambiance from a Loews hotel.

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AndrewD
Western NC
3 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

So made a reservation for the Islands Dining Room after looking at the menu (American Faire). But when I got there, the menu was all Asian. Turns out Jake's is next door and the menu on OpenTable for Islands is wrong. Jake's was also crowded and noisier. I think they may share a common kitchen though cause they fixed the issue by letting us eat at Islands but from the Jake's menu. Also, we ate at Islands a year ago for breakfast. I remember it was a really good buffet. Unfortunately, with COVID there's no buffets right now and the menu's all have limited options.

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AshleyG
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and appetizers. Waiter provided excellent service and was very helpful with questions about the menu.

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Brent
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first experience at Islands Dining. The breakfast menu offers a wide variety and includes gluten-free options. Our waiter, Mustapha, took exceptional care of us and deserves high praise for his attentiveness and kindness. We can highly recommend the Tahitian French toast and the POG juice. The atmosphere, ambience, and service all combine to make this place one of our new favorites!

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was amazing.

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vipKristinK
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Highly recommend. Loved the ambiance.

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vipAndrewT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall1food4service1ambience4

Waiter rushed us to order. Felt like he wanted us to eat fast and leave.

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KevinJ
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Food was phenomenal. However, service took almost 2 hours from beginning to end. I will get the server the benefit of the doubt that perhaps she was overloaded but the food and drinks simply took too long for the price that was paid. We had to find a manager to get our food that was pretty cold by the time it got to us. We ordered a 2nd cocktail and beer before the entree was eventually brought and we were done eating before getting the second drink. When we asked about it being on our bill they brought them in to-go containers. If the food had been piping hot it probably would have been considered one of our best meals on Universal property. Just can’t justify going back at the fear the service will be slow again.

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DonaldR
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere. Pretty location. Good service. Close to the pool and walking distance to boat ride to universal studios resort

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theresat
Tampa
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The restaurant was quiet,the waiter was excellent !!! I was disappointed that the menu was not asian only a couple of things were. They had a limited menu that was also served at Jakes. It was our 40th wedding anniversary and we were so looking forward to pan asian ! It did not give us the correct menu items on open table and the hotel website ! All that said the tomato soup with cheese biscuit was excellent !!! Just wanted a better experience and menu for our anniversary !!!

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HannahL
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful. Incredible service, delicious food. Worth it.

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CarolinaC
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I ordered the french toast and was really good! worth the money.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing from the food to our waiter , Mustafa. He made sure we had everything we needed and he was so special to our son. Thank you for a wonderful vacation memory :)

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent!

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Anonymous
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Food and service were good but the floor was extremely dirty with food and trash leftover from breakfast. Should have been cleaned up immediately but I think they waited until we left.

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Izik
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Had breakfast before going to the parks. French toast, pancakes, and omelet. All delicious. Pretty pricey for breakfast, cost $50 plus tip. Dinner the night before at Vivo for 3 was $50 plus tip so same price. Expensive but very yummy. Good amount of food.

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vipGGLe
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

John was attentive & kind. Thank you for brightening our day with your positive demeanor!
My favorite dish was the Salmon!

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FernandoD
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

My family and I had a great meal and the service was great.

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NadineD
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The dinner menu is small and limited, and if you don’t like Asian-inspired fare, walk across the hall to Jake’s, which offers American food such as burgers. You might even be able to order from Jake’s menu and have it served at Islands. My salmon bowl off the Islands dinner menu was fresh and delicious, and the bread pudding dessert was decadent. My classic margarita on the rocks was excellent. Our server was friendly and very well trained. We also had breakfast there a couple of days later, and if you have a sweet tooth, order the Tahitian French Toast — decadent and delicious!

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ShariM
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience2

I understand things are not normal at the moment, but we booked here for my birthday dinner and the menu was completely different from what was online. In fact it was the menu to the restaurant across the hall, Jakes. I was incredibly disappointed by that. We would have eaten elsewhere had we known this. Service was fine, but I was so disappointed to end up ordering fish and chips, the only thing I was able to eat in the menu, when I had intended to eat Asian fare.
Overall very disappointing.

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MichaelG
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was cooked to perfection. Beef was tender. Waiter was supper great. Took great care of my party.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Armando was wonderfully accommodating as were the hostess and water person. Thanks

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CupidCoop
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Just not what we were expecting. The food was mediocre at best.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service and food was great!

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vipFood
New England
5 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

This place isn’t good. The wok thing is like supermarket stir fry. Way better options, including Panda Express in food court at city walk.

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MaryS
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

I was actually a little disappointed in the food I ordered. I got the Krab Rangon as an appetizer. The filling was tasty with a good amount of crab meat but I though they were overdone. I ordered the Fried Rice as my entree. It was standard fried rice, nothing special. Presentation was nice. It came with shrimp laid across the top of the rice but they were bland and lukewarm. I would not order this again. There are many great restaurants at the Universal resorts but unfortunately this was not one of them.

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BarryW
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food3service4ambience1

New Year’s Eve dinner occasion . Quiet and very expensive. Food good but atmosphere was poor and little by way of celebration. Will not repeat.

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JustinJ
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service was not good, forgot a kids’ meal. Especially considering the dining room was half-full. That said, our server was very nice about it and comped the entree

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall1food1service3ambience4

Had a reservation, but waited 10 min to be seated in a very empty dining room. It took 45 min to get our food. Waiter was very apologetic for this. My entree had hair crusted into the tofu. My children all ordered sides of steamed broccoli, and it came out almost raw. Our waiter asked about our meal, so I shared feedback and the meal was comp’d except for my drink.

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K10M
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

I normally would have given this location 5 stars as we've always had amazing service and experience. Christmas night was a character dinner and that was not disclosed prior to us sitting down. They were busy but not swamped and after 15 minutes we had to find our server. When I made the reservation I was also not told it was buffet only and speciality buffet at that. That being said hopefully it was just a one time thing and we can return on our next trip to enjoy dinner or brunch as we have in the past. Happy Holidays!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Christmas dinner

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IanR
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb Xmas day brunch
Food was outstanding something for everyone
Moustapha and Phillip did a great job

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Something for everyone

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OpenTable Diner
London
5 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Christmas Day

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Peter
Orlando
11 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was great, service fabulous, and the characters made sure they spent some quality time at each and every table. It all adds up to a memorable experience each and every time we go

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tokyo
8 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

閉園後の7:30に予約をして行ったが、空いていた。雰囲気はとても良く、料理も美味しい。量が非常に多くて食べきらず残してしまったが、包んでくれた。タイフードが好きな人にはオススメ。

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vipcrystalh
Kansas City
16 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love to eat here!

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Heather
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, enjoyed the buffet and custom wok meal.

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TrinityV
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yasir is amazing! Ask for him as he is knowledgeable and courteous. We had the general sos chicken and did the wok experience (like a pasta or omelette station but asian). Awesome food and service!

FAQs

Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (407) 503-3463.

Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort is rated 4.2 stars by 450 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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