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About Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort
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. Signature dishes include the Wasabi Pea Crusted Atlantic Salmon and Yakisoba Stir Fry Noodles. At breakfast, join us for traditional favorites, along with several Polynesian-influenced morning specialties. Our contemporary dining space includes a family friendly Bali-style children's play area, along with entertainment and character dining on select nights. Our signature Islands private dining room can accommodate up to 50 people. Contact us for your next special event.
Orlando, FL 32819
Pan-Asian, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast daily: 7:00am – 11:00 am
Weekend breakfast buffet: 7:00 am - Noon
Dinner Daily: 6:00 – 10:00 pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
On Friday evenings from 6:45pm-9:15pm, the whole family can enjoy a hula dancer and a ukulele player. A special dining room just for kids featuring kiddie-size tables and chairs, flat screen TV playing cartoons and Bali-style play area.
Be sure to join us Sunday mornings from 7am-12pm for Character Breakfast and for Dinner with the Characters on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm where you are sure to run into some of your favorite Universal Orlando Characters like the cast of Despicable Me, Hop, Scooby Doo, and more! Reservations suggested.
Complimentary self-parking is available for local guests of Islands Dining Room. Please bring your parking ticket for validation.
Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us Every Friday and Saturday from 6:00 - 9:00 pm for our
"WOK EXPERIENCE" stir fry station, where you can choose from a selection of fresh vegetables, rice, noodles, sauces and your choice of shrimp, chicken or beef to create your very own, deliciously unique, Asian-style dish.
Children: $14 (ages 12 & under)
Prices include side salad
Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort Ratings and Reviews
We reserved this restaurant because it was listed as a Character Experience for Universal Resorts. We were very disappointed that there was only 1 character (Scooby Doo) - coming from being Disney Annual Passholders where Disney Character Experiences have at least 4 characters.
The food was very expensive for fair quality. I had the seared ahi tuna which was cut in huge chunks, rather than thin slices and was served on "black" rice - which was mysteriously black, certainly not a squid ink rice, and very dry.
My husband had a rib-eye steak which was 'fine' but at $35 it should be very good. It certainly didn't meet our expectations for a restaurant housed in a Loews resort
Food was great. Service was terrible. Waitress claimed they don't take AAA discount. Had a hard time with a gift card which ended up being fine anyway but it took her 20 minutes to figure out what was going on. She also blatantly asked for more tip on top of the 18% that is tacked onto our bill for having a party of 8!!!!
We had heard about the brunch from online reviews. For the extraordinary price I expected a decadent experience. The characters were fun but the food was no more interesting than IHOP. Wish we had ordered from the menu as many of the entrees they are known for were apparently not part of the buffet. The service, juice and coffee were great. Maybe if you're in the hotel already but definitely do not travel for it
We went to Islands to take advantage of Magical Dining and we were not disappointed. The full sized appetizer and entree were a welcomed surprise as sometimes during Magical Dining, they reduce the size of their meals due to the reduced price. The calamari appetizer was very flavorful and the Bulgogi Rib Eye Steak was tender and delicious and cooked a perfect medium rare as requested. My dining companion had the steamed pork buns and the salmon which was flavorful and moist. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and we will likely return.
We all had the "Wok Experience" and they really need to add to it (soup, veggie options, salad options) for charging $25 per person. I have never seen a smaller dessert option at a buffet style meal. For that price, we had higher expectations.
The service was great and we had a fantastic waiter and the kids loved the characters that visited us at dinner.
We went to Island Dining Room on a Sunday for character breakfast to meet the Minion and Gru. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was ok with limited choices. Character interaction was underwhelming. There were five characters but they just wanted to get the picture done with each person and moved on. Scooby rushed by, and Bart Simpson skipped our table. The only character that was fun and into the character was Gru. He was hilarious and had definitely saved our whole character breakfast experience. Comparing to Disney's character breakfast, Universal ones offer less value in terms of food and character experience.
I went on a character dining night and it was really fun and unexpected. I got several pictures w/the characters and they were very generous w/their time. I had a rib eye dinner and it was mouth watering tender. My daughter had the salmon and it was cooked just right.
we were staying at the hotel so thought we would try it. We typically like asian food. I thought the atmosphere was very nice, the waiter and overall service quite excellent. My 15 year old son did not like the mongolian beef which he usually loves in other locations. I thought the food was good but not outstanding. Still, we had a nice time.
Disappointing character dining- the advert suggested minions, but we had 2 very brief appearances from Bart & Homer Simpson. Food was great- wok experience cooked from scratch in front of us, good value, but the desserts were taken away before we got to them- had to ask for what was left!- and the waiter seemed disinterested and offered the bill 3 times before we'd finished. Felt like he couldn't get rid of us fast enough at 9.15pm. We only arrived at 8pm! Our children as well as us adults were completely underwhelmed by this character dining experience. For plain dinner would be good though.
Service from the chef coming out to speak with us regarding my daughters' food allergies to our server was very attentive and friendly. The cook manning the wok station was friendly and the dish was flavorful. The Wok Experience would have been a good deal and worth the price if the miso soup and the mini desserts actually had taste. They were flavor-LESS. Other than that expensive mistake, the ambiance was cozy.
The food was great and service from the team was very nice, from the reception to the last minute, everyone was very friendly and ready to help us.
The only improvement opportunities I can raise is regarding the characters encounter. Actually, it was the only reason why I scheduled that dinner, since my 3 years old son is a big fan of that. It would be great if we could known in advance who the characters would be. Also one of the characters looked like was in a hurry giving almost zero attention to my son (and he got very disappointed).
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