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Complete Foodie Guide with Reviews and ‘Best of Booth’ for All Mardi Gras Food and Drinks at the Universal Orlando Resort

It’s time for the biggest party of the year at the Universal Orlando Resort, and along with the Mardi Gras parade and concerts, food booths are back offering everything from shrimp boils to bubble waffles. We’ve tried it all and have reviewed everything, so feast your eyes upon our ultimate foodie guide for Mardi Gras at the Universal Orlando Resort.

Battery Park New Orleans Booth

Crawfish & Shrimp Boil – $13.49

Mixed bag of crawfish, shrimp, andouille sausage, red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob

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Crawfish Boil – $11.49

Mixed bag of crawfish, andouille sausage, red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob

Shrimp Boil – $11.49

Mixed bag of shrimp, andouille sausage, red bliss potatoes, corn on the cob

King Cake – $12.99

Traditional King Cake with cinnamon swirl icing and colored sanding sugar

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Beignets – $5.99

Sweet fried pastry with powdered sugar

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Mardi Gras Marshmallow Pie – $5.49

Fresh made marshmallow, graham cracker cookies, chocolate, Mardi Gras sprinkles

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Category 5 Punch – $7.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Myer’s Dark Rum, Cruzan Aged Dark Rum, passion fruit purée, orange and lime juice, grenadine, agave nectar

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Piña Verde – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Bacardi Superior Rum, Chartreuse Green Liqueur, Coco López Cream of Coconut, pineapple and lime juice, fresh mint

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Best of Booth: Mardi Gras Marshmallow Pie

Full review of Battery Park New Orleans booth

French Quarter Booth

Muffaletta – $7.99

Mortadella, salami, ham, mozzarella and provolone cheese, olive relish on a toasted sesame seed bun

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Chicken & Andouille Sausage Jambalaya – $6.49

Mixed rice with andouille, shrimp, chicken, peppers, tomatoes, finished with a spiced crawfish

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Piña Verde – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Bacardi Superior Rum, Chartreuse Green Liqueur, Coco López Cream of Coconut, pineapple and lime juice, fresh mint

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Best of Booth: Chicken & Andouille Shrimp Jambalaya

Full Review of French Quarter Booth

French Quarter

Blackened Chicken Po’Boy – $7.99

Blackened chicken thigh, Cajun mayo, lettuce, tomato, pickle, served on a French Quarter baguette

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Shrimp Gumbo – $5.99

New Orleans style gumbo with Gulf shrimp, bacon, andouille sausage, okra, bell peppers, served over white rice

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Category 5 Punch – $7.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Myer’s Dark Rum, Cruzan Aged Dark Rum, passion fruit purée, orange and lime juice, grenadine, agave nectar

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Best of Booth: Blackened Chicken Po’Boy

Full Review of French Quarter Booth

Twisted Taters Booth

Cajun Twisted Frank with Chorizo Queso – $14.99

Flash fried ribbon potato thinly sliced, skewered, and stuffed with a Nathan’s Famous foot long hot dog

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Cajun Twisted Frank – $12.49

Flash fried ribbon potato thinly sliced, skewered, and stuffed with a Nathan’s Famous foot long hot dog

Cajun Twisted Tater – $8.49

A New Twist on Taters – $6.00 for 9 oz., $13 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Old Forester Bourbon, Gran Gala Orange Liqueur, brown sugar sweet potato syrup, Mexican Chocolate Bitters, lemon juice

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Best of Booth: Cajun Twisted Frank with Chorizo Queso

Full Review of Twisted Taters Booth

New York Food Truck

Carnitas Arepas – $9.49

Cornmeal cake filled with roasted pork shoulder, cojita cheese, mayo-ketchup, and micro cilantro

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Picadillo Arepas – $9.49

Cornmeal cake filled with seasoned picadillo beef, cojita cheese, mayo-ketchup, and micro cilantro

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Mozzarella Arepas – $8.49

Cornmeal cake filled with shredded mozzarella cheese

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Yucca Fries with Chimichurri – $3.99

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Best of Booth: Yucca Fries with Chimichurri

Full Review of New York Food Truck

Italy Booth

Tomato Basil Arancini – $5.99

Fried risotto filled with tomato basil mascarpone with a spicy arribiata sauce

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Meatball Garlic Bread Pressed Slider – $7.99

Italian meatballs topped with mozzarella cheese stuffed between two slices of Texas Garlic Toast

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Orange Dream Spiked Float – $14.50

New Amsterdam Vodka, Gran Gala Orange Liqueur, vanilla gelato, and Orange Fanta

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Vanilla-Amaretto Rum Gelato Float – $14.50

Cruzan Aged Dark Rum, Disaronno Amaretto, vanilla gelato, Coca-Cola

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Triple-Raspberry Gelato Float – $14.50

360 Raspberry Vodka, raspberry purée, raspberry gelato, and Sprite

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Best of Booth: Arancini

Full Review of Italy Booth

Bloody Mary Booth

Bloody Mary, Mild – $8.00 for 9oz, $14.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup, $18.00 for 24oz

Traditional Bloody Mary spiked with New Amsterdam Vodka

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Bloody Mary, Wild – $8.00 for 9oz, $14.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup, $18.00 for 24oz

Traditional Bloody Mary with Louisiana hot sauce and Sriracha hot chili sauce, spiked with New Amsterdam Vodka

Best of Booth: Bloody Mary, Mild

Full Review of Bloody Mary Booth

Brazil Booth

Pulled Chicken Coxinha – $5.49

Crispy pulled chicken tear drop fritters

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Romeo & Juliet Coxinha – $5.49

Guava and cheese filled pastry bites

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Beef Coxinha – $5.49

Tender beef filled crispy rissole

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Pineapple Caipirinha Punch – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Leblon Cachaça, agave nectar, pineapple and lime juice

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Strawberry Caipirinha Punch – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Leblon Cachaça, agave nectar, strawberry purée and lime juice

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Best of Booth: Pulled Chicken Coxinha

Full Review of Brazil Booth

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San Francisco Food Truck

Nashville Hot Chicken Mac & Cheese – $10.99

Creamy white cheddar mac & cheese topped with crispy chicken bites tossed in Nashville hot sauce and green onions

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Chicken Biscuit with Red-eye Gravy – $12.99

Crispy chicken thigh, red-eye gravy, garlic pickles on a warm buttermilk biscuit with a side of apple cider slaw

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Best of Booth: Nashville Hot Chicken Mac and Cheese

Full Review of San Francisco Food Truck

Fusion: Machine Planet

Creole Crab Beignets – $9.99

Cajun brown sugar dusted beignets, stuffed with creamy crab dip and scallions

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Ube Ice Cream Bubble Waffle – $8.99

Purple sweet potato ice cream in a matcha green tea bubble waffle, topped with marshmallows, toasted coconut, strawberry pocky sticks, and popping candies

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Mardi Gras Bubble Waffle – $8.99

Ube and matcha swirl soft serve ice cream in a Belgian bubble waffle, topped with Mardi Gras sprinkles, and sweet corn pocky sticks

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Carrot Cake Concoction (non-alcoholic) – $5.50

Frozen carrot cake slush topped with purple ube ice cream

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Junk Barge Fuel – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, Kahlúa, Monin caramel, Mexican Chocolate Bitters, agave nectar, iced coffee

Best of Booth: Ube Ice Cream Bubble Waffle

Full Review of Fusion: Machine Planet Booth

Southeast Asia Volcano Planet Booth

Savory Sopaipilla – $5.49

Roasted butternut squash, pumpkin seeds, pebre salsa, and cilantro

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Papas Bravas – $7.99

Crispy roasted potatoes, salsa bravas, garlic aioli, and parsley

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Cosmic Cornucopia – $6.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

New Amsterdam Gin, Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Owen’s Cucumber, Lime, and Mint Craft Mixer, and honeydew melon balls

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Best of Booth: Papas Bravas

Full review of Southeast Asia booth

Southeast Asia

Shrimp Laksa – $9.99

Shrimp, tofu, chicken, hard boiled eggs, and Asian noodles in a spicy coconut curry broth

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Rou Jia Mo – $8.99

Braised pork, Thai chili peppers, mustard greens, and cilantro in a soft griddled bun

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Cosmic Mangonada (non-alcoholic) – $5.50

Frozen purple mango slush layered with Tajín seasoning and Chamoy sauce

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Best of Booth: Rou Jia Mo

Full review of Southeast Asia booth

Central America Comet Cruisin’ Booth

Choripan with French Fries – $11.49

Grilled chorizo, garlic mayo, chimichurri, tomato and onion curtido, and a split-top roll

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Salchipapas Pizza Fries – $10.49

Chorizo, chipotle ketchup, mozzarella cheese, dijonnaise, and crinkle cut fries with a tomato and onion curtido

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Guava Comet Margarita – $7.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

El Jimador Blanco Tequila, guava, white grapefruit, lime juice, and agave nectar

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Best of Booth: Salchipapas Pizza Fries

Full Review of South America: Comet Cruisin’ Booth

Review of Salchipapas Pizza Fries

India Booth

Vegetable Vindaloo – $9.99

Romanesco cauliflower florets and sweet potatoes, braised in a hot and sour broth, served with basmati rice

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Chana Masala – $9.99

Spiced chickpea curry, served with tomato and onion salad, basmati rice, and naan bread

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Potato, Pea, and Carrot Samosas – $8.99

Potato, pea, and carrot samosas served with green chutney

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Vegan Golden Chai Chocolate Blondies – $4.99

Chai spiced vegan dessert bar with dark and white vegan chocolates

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Gaea Smash – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

New Amsterdam Gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, sparkling mineral water, and fresh purple opal basil

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Emerald Mojito – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Bacardi Superior Rum, agave nectar, lime juice, tropical green tea, and fresh mint

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Best of Booth: Potato, Pea, and Carrot Samosas

Full review of the India booth

Floribbean: Cape Canaveral

Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche – $8.99

Poached shrimp, marinated radish, and blood orange sorbet

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Sweet Corn Johnny Cake – $6.99

Pulled jerk jackfruit, blood orange crema, avocado, and yellow mole sauce

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Cape Guayaba – $6.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

New Amsterdam Vodka, guava and lime juice, agave nectar, and fresh mint

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Best of Booth: Sweet Corn Johnny Cake

Full Review for Floribbean: Cape Canaveral Booth

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Conch Fritters – $8.99

Flash fried conch served with grilled pineapple and a pineapple rémoulade

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Buttermilk Strawberry Shortcakes – $4.99

Marinated strawberries, basil mascarpone cream, orange blossom honey on a buttermilk biscuit

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Buttermilk Lemon Blueberry Shortcakes – $4.99

Blueberry compote, basil mascarpone cream, orange blossom honey on a buttermilk biscuit

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Goombay Smash – $8.00 for 9 oz., $13.00 for 12 oz. souvenir cup

Cruzan Aged Dark Rum, Don Q Coco Rum, Grand Marnier, Coco López Cream of Coconut, pineapple, orange, and lime juice

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Best of Booth: Blueberry Shortcake

Full Review for Floribbean: Cape Canaveral Booth

Be sure to watch our video below where we try all the new food and drinks for Mardi Gras and let us know in the comments what you’re looking forward to trying this year at Mardi Gras!

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