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REVIEW: Puerto Rico Tasting Booth at Mardi Gras 2021 International Flavors of Carnaval at Universal Studios Florida

Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval is in full swing at Universal Studios Florida and today we’re stopping by the Puerto Rico tasting booth to sample every item they offer.

Menu for Puerto Rico Tasting Booth at the Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval

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Tasting Menu
Pernil & Mofongo: Roasted pork, smashed plantains, onion mojo
Picadillo Empanada: Picadillo beef filled fried pastry dough
Quesito: Gauva and cream cheese filled fried pastry

Drink Menu
Piña Verde: A twist on the classic piña colada incorporating green chartreuse

Pernil & Mofongo: Roasted pork, smashed plantains, onion mojo – $5.99

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We thought the pork was juicy and had an added sweetness from the mojo onions.

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We also loved the texture and flavor of the smashed plantain base.

Picadillo Empanada: Picadillo beef filled fried pastry dough – $6.99

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The empanada was excellent, packed full of savory beef picadillo. 

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The pastry was soft and flaky.

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 We thought this was better than the empanadas from Natural Selections.

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Quesito: Gauva and cream cheese filled fried pastry – $3.99

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The quesito was crispy with a light coating of sugar and the cream cheese filling was smooth with just a tiny hint of sweetness from the guava. We found it very enjoyable.

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Piña Verde: A twist on the classic piña colada incorporating green chartreuse – $7.00

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 The pina verde was creamy, but also really refreshing with a lot of pineapple flavor.

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We’ve stopped by several other tasting booths and Puerto Rico has the longest line every day. After tasting every item at the booth, we can definitely see why.

Don’t forget to check out our reviews of the FranceBelgiumNew Orleans and Canada tasting booths at the festival as well.

Be sure to check out all of the menus for all the tasting booths at Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval at Universal Studios Florida and check out our trip inside the tribute store.

Which item are you looking forward to sampling at Mardi Gras 2021: International Flavors of Carnaval? Let us know in the comments below.