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TODAY Cafe Now Open at Universal Studios Florida

May 16, 2019
Today Cafe Grand Opening

TODAY Cafe is now officially open at Universal Studios Florida, serving up a unique experience designed to feel like you’re stepping onto the TODAY set paired with specialty food and beverage options. Enjoy fresh in-house baked pastries, salads, sandwiches and locally-roasted coffees, including the exclusive TODAY Cafe Blend.

Today Cafe Grand Opening

To open this one-of-a-kind cafe, NBC’s Al Roker and the TODAY team broadcasted live and led the celebration. The celebratory moment included a TODAY “orange carpet” lined with some of Universal Orlando’s most popular characters and a countdown to a pop of orange and white confetti. While here, Al also lent a hand at the cafe by serving specialty menu items to guests, like his first seasonal dish – Al’s Avocado Toast, the organic acai bowl and the Chinatown Chicken Salad.

Today Cafe Grand Opening

When you visit TODAY Cafe, you’ll enjoy:

  • A venue inspired by TODAY – complete with stage lighting and Studio 1A theming.
  • Specialty breakfast, lunch and snack options. Click here for the full menu!
  • Seasonal dishes inspired by co-anchor Al Roker’s favorite recipes. The first seasonal dish is Al’s Avocado Toast, which is topped with cherry tomatoes, artichokes, roasted red onions, tomato aioli, and is accompanied by bread and butter pickles.
  • TODAY’s live broadcast – allowing you to catch up on top headlines of the day, all while refueling for more theme park thrills.
  • In the afternoon hours, and in tribute to the fourth hour of TODAY, you can enjoy wine and beer on tap with a delicious cheese platter for two.

Head out to Universal Studios Florida and start your day with TODAY Cafe! Let us know which dish you plan on digging into first in the comments below.

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Publicity Today Cafe Grand Opening USF Today Show NBC Al Roker
Publicity Today Cafe Grand Opening USF Today Show NBC Al Roker
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Al's Avocado Toast
Chinatown Chicken Salad - TODAY Cafe
I Heart Vegan Sandwich Platter - TODAY Cafe
Organic Acai Bowl - TODAY Cafe
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12 Comments

  • Reply Laya Gordon May 18, 2019 at 5:30 am

    OH! MY! GOSH! You won’t believe HOW MUCH I fangirled when I saw the Grand Opening of the TODAY Café! It was LITERALLY the BEST THING I’ve EVER seen! I’m SO going there soon! I’m a HUGE FAN of both their show and the Café!

  • Reply Mike and Stacey Riedel May 29, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Can’t wait to give it a try – visiting in a couple months! The place, and the food, look amazing!

    • Social Media Team
      Reply Social Media Team May 29, 2019 at 3:40 pm

      Hi Mike and Stacey!

      Thank you for the positive feedback. We will see you soon!

  • Reply Giovanni Garcia May 30, 2019 at 7:20 am

    Hi… Beautiful place
    Like I ever saw at Universal Studios, but I think it is so expensive…
    People like me and my family made to moch efforts to go there and enjoy that magnificent experience… In my country with (The Carnegie Platter (UD) – $13.99) that price 3 people eat a full meal with soup and juice.. Think about it…
    It’s just my point of view, sorry.
    Wen I will be there I try to get in and take a coffee maybe I can pay it… Jajajajajaj
    Send latin hugs….

  • Social Media Team
    Reply Social Media Team May 30, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Hello Giovanni, I am sorry to hear about this. If you would like to discuss your visit further, please contact our Guest Services Department at 407-224-4233 option 4 or via email at GuestServices@universalorlando.com.

  • Reply Linda M Nickerson May 30, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    Sounds awesome. Can you make reservations? I’m coming to Universal at the end of June.

    • Social Media Team
      Reply Social Media Team May 30, 2019 at 1:24 pm

      Hi Linda! Reservations are not accepted at TODAy Cafe. We can’t wait to see you!

  • Reply Evelyn May 30, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    Hi,

    I am going one september-2019 with my family. It’s going too be AMAZING. LOVE IT. CONGRATULACIONES 😍

    • Social Media Team
      Reply Social Media Team May 30, 2019 at 8:32 pm

      Thank you! We look forward to your visit.

  • Reply Renee Medeiros June 2, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Is this a table service or quick service menu and are Dining Plans accepted? Thanks!

  • Social Media Team
    Reply Social Media Team June 2, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    Hello this is a quick service menu. Universal Dining Plans are also accepted.

  • Reply Kathy J June 11, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Food was very good and plentiful but service was slow (20 minutes) getting the order together. It was only a salad! There were three people ahead of us. Needs more seating. Team members were great as usual! Regardless we will be back.

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