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Kitchen Restaurant

#279 of 3,057 Restaurants in Orlando
#322 of 3,327 Places to Eat in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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Florida Center
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5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 503-3463
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 51
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good alternative to dining at Universal

This is a good restaurant in the Hard Rock Hotel. We were staying there, so it was a better alternative than the 'restaurants' at the Universal Parks. I had the BBQ Chicken Flatbread and it was good. My kids ordered off the kids menu and liked what they got too. We were in for a earlier lunch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a good restaurant in the Hard Rock Hotel. We were staying there, so it was a better alternative than the 'restaurants' at the Universal Parks. I had the BBQ Chicken Flatbread and it was good. My kids ordered off the kids menu and liked what they got too. We were in for a earlier lunch (11:30ish), so it... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even with the choice on offer at Hard Rock Hotel and indeed the Universal area in general, we came back to The Kitchen. This isn't exactly fine dining - but the restaurant is nicely decorated and the service is at Hard Rock's typically high level. The food was excellent and great value for the large portions given. It's well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We visited several times while staying in the Hard Rock Hotel. The buffet breakfast had an amazing selection and everything was so tasty! We had dinner a few evenings in The Kitchen. The food was delicious (very salty fries for a Brit) and the desserts were to die for! (Maybe a slight exaggeration.) I think the waitress we had most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The ambiance is casual and the staff really makes you feel welcomed. My 5 years old enjoyed the kids buffet and then went to the kids room to watch a movie and play with the other kids, while the adults enjoyed the meal. You can not go wrong with their flat breads, delicious!!! At night you might be surprised with... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Book if you want to eat here as it gets very busy, especially in stormy weather so we only managed breakfast here. Breakfast was excellent with everything you could ever want, from fruit to muffins, eggs and pancakes etc. selection of specialised goods cooked to order ( eg chocolate chip or blueberry pancakes). Delicious

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Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is the primary restaurant for the Hard Rock Cafe. Its an excellent choice with children because they have a children's buffet, a separate place for kids to eat (if you want to use it - which no one was doing when we were there) and a nice glutton free menu. The service was excellent and the food good. Portions... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had the breakfast buffet here 8 times. The food choice excellent and service was really great. Defo 5 * breakfast. Smaller children pay different price ' as do under 14 s

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The service here is excellent. We ate here several times during our stay at Hard Rock. It is a comfortable place to sit and enjoy your meal. The people working here are all very friendly and provide excellent customer service. The food is good and the price is reasonable.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Awesome is a word freely used by Americans and when used in context not in every sentence has meaning. It is not a word I would use to describe the kitchen restaurant. Yes it was busy and the food was good but it all felt a bit rushed with staff rushing all over the place. Our meal did take quite... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is an easier restaurant to eat at with kids if you are staying at the hotel. It offers American cuisine at moderate prices. Sometimes the wait staff disappears when you need something.

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Additional Information about Kitchen Restaurant

Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Phone Number: (407) 503-3463
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighborhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: (407) 503-3463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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