Orlando’s theme parks are renowned for their thrilling rides and magical moments, but they also offer a delightful array of vegan and vegetarian dining options. In this blog, we’ll take you on a culinary journey through Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando, Universal Orlando™ Resort, Discovery Cove®, and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, highlighting the best plant-based dishes to satisfy every palate. As your partners in creating the ultimate Orlando experience, Casiola vacation homes is thrilled to elevate your stay. Imagine indulging in the comfort of one of our spacious, inviting vacation homes nestled right in the heart of the city. After an exhilarating day of theme park adventures, our homes provide the perfect haven for relaxation and rejuvenation. Join us as we explore the enchanting world of Orlando’s theme park cuisine and uncover delectable vegan and vegetarian dishes that will make your visit unforgettable. Let’s dive into the magic of Orlando’s culinary scene together!
Disney® Delights: A Vegan and Vegetarian Culinary Adventure
Walt Disney World® Resort is not only a haven of enchantment and wonder but also a gastronomic paradise for those who embrace vegan and vegetarian lifestyles. The smorgasbord of plant-based offerings spanning all the theme parks, hotels, and Disney Springs® ensures that your magical stay will be anything but hunger-inducing.
Whether you’re embarking on an adventure in Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, experiencing the thrills of Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, exploring the global wonders of EPCOT®, wandering through the enchanting Magic Kingdom® Park, or making waves at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon® Water Park, there’s an array of snacks and meals waiting to delight your taste buds. And, during special annual festivals like the EPCOT® International Food & Wine Festival Presented by CORKCICLE, you can tantalize your palate with limited-time specialty offerings.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park: Whole Fruit, Grilled Corn on the Cob, and Soft Pretzels at Harambe Fruit Market; Impossible Empanadas at Kusafari Coffee Shop & Bakery; Tiffins Signature Bread Service at Tiffins or Nomad Lounge
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios®: Fried Herb and Garlic Cheese at 50’s Prime Time Cafe, Arugula-Farro Salad at ABC Commissary, Plant-Based Totchos at Woody’s Lunchbox, Blue or Green Milk (V) at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge
- EPCOT®: Empanadas con Queso at Cantina de San Angel; Fruit, Veggies, Cheese and Hummus at The Land Cart
- Magic Kingdom® Park: Orange, Pineapple or Strawberry Dole Whip (V), Rapunzel Sundae at Storybook Treats
- Disney Springs®: Everything at all-vegan Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC, Vegan Ice Cream (V) at Salt & Straw; Kung Pao Cauliflower at City Works Brewing & Pour House; Oat Milk Cold Brew (V) at Gideon’s Bakehouse; Ube Donut at Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew; BBQ Cauliflower, Grilled Street Corn, and Tomato and Watermelon Salad at The Polite Pig; Zucchini Hush Puppies, Cauliflower Buds, House-Made Hummus and more at Wine Bar George
- Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon®: Cauliflower Tabbouleh at Lowtide Lou’s, Soft-Serve Ice Cream at Snack Shack
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park: Beyond Sausage Hot Link Bowl at Harambe Market, Chili-Spiced Crispy Fried Tofu Bowl at Satu’li Canteen, Hot Link Smokehouse Sandwich at Flame Tree Barbecue, Vegetable Tikka Masala or Veggie Burger at Yak & Yeti
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios®: Trixie’s Plant-Based Trio at Roundup Rodeo BBQ; California Burger or Mediterranean Salad at ABC Commissary; Felucian Kefta and Hummus Garden Spread at Docking Bay 7; Polenta Cake, Mushroom and Herbed Cauliflower at Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano
- EPCOT®: Mediterranean Small Plates at Spice Road Table; Vegetable Stir Fry at Lotus Blossom Cafe; Vegetable Korma, Mediterranean Vegetable Sandwich or Asian Vegetable Noodle Salad at Sunshine Seasons; Pasta and Pizza at Via Napoli
- Magic Kingdom® Park: Royal Avocado Toast at Cinderella’s Royal Table, Plant-Based Crab Cake Sandwich at Columbia Harbour House, Falls Family Falafel at Jungle Skipper Canteen, Revolutionary Impossible Meatloaf at Liberty Tree Tavern
- Disney Springs®: Roasted Vegetable Red-Chile Enchiladas at Frontera Cocina, Kale and Quinoa Wrap at Local Green Orlando Food Truck, Multiple Pizza Varieties at Pizza Ponte, Morgan’s Veggie Burger at Planet Hollywood, Risotto Nua or This Shepard Went Vegan at Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant, Tofu Bowls at YeSake
- Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon®: Crabless Crab Cakes at Typhoon Tilly’s, Impossible™ Island Burger or Tofu Rice Bowl at Leaning Palms, Plant-Based Bratwurst at Surf Doggies
Spice Up Your SeaWorld® Adventure with International Vegan and Vegetarian Delights
When you visit SeaWorld® and Aquatica® Orlando, you’re in for more than just adrenaline-pumping rides and mesmerizing marine life encounters; you’re also in for a culinary journey that spans the globe. These parks offer an array of internationally-inspired vegan and vegetarian dining options that will tantalize your taste buds and add a flavorful twist to your vacation. From the tempting Spinach and Artichoke Empanada at Aquatica’s Papa’s Cantina to the delightful Vegetable Egg Rolls at SeaWorld’s Expedition Asia Cafe, there’s a snack to satisfy every craving. And if you’re looking for heartier fare, don’t miss out on the Hummus Wrap at Aquatica’s Mango Market or the Roasted Street Corn Salad at SeaWorld’s Waterway Grill. Plus, during special annual events like the SeaWorld Seven Seas Food Festival and Craft Beer Festival, you can explore even more sweet and savory delights that make your visit to these parks an unforgettable culinary adventure.
- Aquatica: Spinach and Artichoke Empanada at Papa’s Cantina (seasonal), Seasonal Fruit, Soft Pretzels
- SeaWorld Orlando: Vegetable Egg Rolls at Expedition Asia Cafe, Fresh Fruit at Eats on the Street in Sesame Street Land
Universal Orlando’s Vegan and Vegetarian Feast: A Culinary Adventure Awaits
Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey when you visit Universal Studios™ Florida, Universal Islands of Adventure™, Universal Volcano Bay™, and Universal CityWalk™. These Universal Orlando™ Resort destinations offer a diverse range of fresh and delectable vegetarian and vegan-friendly options to satisfy every palate. From the Veggie Bao at Bend the Bao in Universal CityWalk™ to the Artichoke Hummus at Confisco Grill in Universal Islands of Adventure™, and even the Tropical Fruit Salad at Bambu in Universal Volcano Bay™, there’s something for everyone.
But the culinary adventure doesn’t stop there! Keep an eye out for special annual events like Mardi Gras, Holidays, and Halloween Horror Nights, where you can discover even more flavorful fun. From savory to sweet, Universal Orlando™ Resort ensures that your visit is not only filled with excitement but also with delicious, plant-based delights that will leave you craving more. So, whether you’re looking for snacks or hearty meals, Universal Orlando™ Resort has you covered with a variety of delectable options.
- Universal CityWalk™: Veggie Bao at Bend the Bao, Vegan Donuts at Voodoo Doughnuts, Warm Chocolate Almond Bread at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen™, Frozen Yogurt at Menchie’s® Frozen Yogurt
- Universal Islands of Adventure™: Artichoke Hummus at Confisco Grill, Vegan Pizza Tots at Green Eggs & Ham™ Cafe, Cold or Frozen Butterbeer™ (specify non-dairy topping or no topping) at Three Broomsticks™
- Universal Studios™ Florida: Hummus, Fruit and Yogurt at Lisa’s Teahouse of Horror; Dole Whip Pineapple Sorbet at Schwab’s Pharmacy; Cold or Frozen Butterbeer™ (specify non-dairy topping or no topping) at Leaky Cauldron™, Vegan Berry Crepe at Central Park Crepes
- Universal Volcano Bay™: Tropical Fruit Salad at Bambu, Arugula Salad at Kohola Reef Restaurant & Social Club
- Universal CityWalk™: Tableside Guacamole and Vegetal Fajitas at Antojito’s Authentic Mexican Food, Cauliflower Steak at Bigfire, Goat in the Garden at The Cowfish® Sushi Burger Bar, Pizza Bianca at Red Oven Pizza Bakery™, Forest Mushroom Flatbread or Vegetable Press at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen™
- Universal Islands of Adventure™: Herbivore Burger Platter at The Burger Digs, Tofu Ramen at Comic Strip Cafe, Vegan Meatball Kebab Combo at Doc Sugrue’s Desert Kebab House, Spinach and Parmesan Ravioli at Confisco Grille
- Universal Studios Florida™: Vegan Chorizo Dishes at Cafe La Bamba, Carl’s Crispy Cauliflower Despica-Bowl at Illumination’s Minion Cafe, Irish Stew and Shepherd’s Pasty Pie at The Leaky Cauldron™, Veggie Sandwich at Lisa’s Teahouse of Horror, I Heart Vegan Sandwich Platter at Universal Studio’s TODAY Cafe
- Universal Volcano Bay™: Quinoa Edamame Burger at Bambu, Veggie Wrap at Volcano Bay Pavilion Kiosk, Tropical Baby Greens Salad or Mac and Cheese at Whakawaiwai Eats
Building Delicious Memories: Vegetarian Delights at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Crafting fantastic vegetarian-friendly meals is a breeze at LEGOLAND® Florida Resort, where a world of iconic snacks and delectable offerings awaits at LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park, LEGOLAND® Water Park, and the Peppa Pig Theme Park. Satisfy your snack cravings with options like Granny’s Apple Fries, Fruity Bars, and Vegetable Egg Rolls at the LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park or indulge in Churro Bites at Beach Street Tacos in the LEGOLAND® Water Park. And if you’re exploring the Peppa Pig Theme Park, enjoy a Mixed Fruit Salad, Fruit & Cheese, Hummus & Veggies, or Muddy Puddle Milkshakes at Miss Rabbit’s Diner.
- LEGOLAND ®Florida Theme Park: Granny’s Apple Fries, Fruity Bars and Vegetable Egg Rolls at Ninja Kitchen Food Truck, Ice Cream at Firehouse Ice Cream, Mac n Cheese Bites at Kick’n’ Chicken Co.
- LEGOLAND ®Water Park: Churro Bites at Beach Street Tacos
- Peppa Pig Theme Park: Mixed Fruit Salad, Fruit & Cheese, Hummus & Veggies and Muddy Puddle Milkshakes at Miss Rabbit’s Diner
- LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park: Sundried Tomato and Spinach Frittata Wrap at LEGOLAND Coffee Co., Beyond Burger at LEGO® City Burger Kitchen, Vegetarian Pizza at Pepper & Roni’s, plus vegetarian options at Deli Takeover, Taco Everyday and more
- LEGOLAND® Water Park: Plant-Based Chorizo Dishes at Beach Street Tacos, Ultimate Garden Salad at Beach-n-Brick Grill
- Peppa Pig Theme Park: Margherita Flatbread and Grilled Vegetable Ciabatta at Miss Rabbit’s Diner
Indulging in Green Delights: Exploring Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine at Orlando’s Theme Parks with Casiola Vacation Homes
In Orlando’s theme park world, there’s a delightful surprise for plant-based enthusiasts. From Disney® to SeaWorld® and Universal Orlando® Resort, you’ll discover an array of vegetarian and vegan-friendly options. LEGOLAND® Florida Resort adds creativity to your meals. After a thrilling day, consider staying with Casiola vacation homes, offering spacious, comfortable homes in the heart of Orlando, enhancing your experience. Whether you explore Disney, SeaWorld, Universal, LEGOLAND®, or other Orlando attractions, Casiola vacation homes ensures a memorable and cozy stay, blending excitement and relaxation for your Orlando adventure.
9BR/5BA Pool Home at ChampionsGate Resort *Sleeps 23*
House - ChampionsGate Resort - OrlandoYour family will have plenty of space to relax and enjoy vacation in this 9 bedroom/ 5 bathroom home in ChampionsGate! Spacious, expertly designed, and packed with an unbeatable selection of amenities, this vacation home is unmatched! As a guest of ChampionsGate Resort, you will have free, unlimited access to all resort amenities, including: -25,000-square-foot "Oasis Clubhouse" -Zero-entry Family Pool and Whirlpool -Kids Pool and Splash Pad -3 Waterslides -Lazy River -Adults-only Pool -Tiki Bar -Spa -Full-service Restaurant and Bar -Fitness Center and Aerobics Room -Game/Arcade Room -Movie Theater -Volleyball and Tennis Courts -And more! THE SPACE: The 1st floor features a spacious, inviting living room (equipped with 65" TV), dining area with table seating for 10 people, breakfast bar, fully equipped gourmet kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and granite counter tops, as well as two bedrooms (both with en-suites). The second floor offers a loft area and 7 additional bedrooms, 3 of which are themed rooms for kids/teens). The younger members of your group can choose from Harry Potter, Star Wars and Princess themed rooms. *Every bedroom has its own TV.* The outside area features a private swimming pool and lounger chairs for ultimate fun and relaxation! **Optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. - We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** This home also includes an extraordinary Justice League themed game room, complete with game consoles, pro gaming chairs, pool and air hockey table! For your convenience, a full size washer and dryer is available in the home for your use (So you can pack light!) Whether it’s the location, the amenities, or the style – you can’t go wrong with stay at Champions Gate Resort! You will be staying less than 20 minutes from Universal Studios, Disney World and other Orlando theme parks. As part of the ChampionsGate community, numerous restaurants, grocery store, drug stores, and other retailers are close by and easily accessible.
Beautifully Decorated 9 BR Pool Home w/Spa + Game Room!
House - ChampionsGate Resort - OrlandoRelax in the Florida sun in this beautifully designed, 9 bedroom 5 bath Orlando vacation home. Located in the Retreat at ChampionsGate in Davenport Florida, just minutes from Walt Disney World Orlando! As a guest of ChampionsGate Resort, you will have free, unlimited access to all resort amenities, including: -25,000-square-foot "Oasis Clubhouse" -Zero-entry Family Pool and Whirlpool -Kids Pool and Splash Pad -3 Waterslides -Lazy River -Adults-only Pool -Tiki Bar -Spa -Full-service Restaurant and Bar -Fitness Center and Aerobics Room -Game/Arcade Room -Movie Theater -Volleyball and Tennis Courts -And more! THE SPACE: The kitchen offers beautiful granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances along with everything you need to cook up your families favorite home cooked meals! The dining room and breakfast bar offer plenty of seating for the whole family to enjoy those delicious home cooked meals in your home away from home! Experience endless hours of family fun in the game room where you'll find a pool table, Foosball table, and your very own putting green! Let the games begin! The upstairs loft is equipped with a projector system for you and your family to watch your favorite movies and new new releases! Experience your own personal movie theater right from your vacation home. The downstairs floor offers 2 master bedrooms with king size beds AND en-suite bathrooms! Out of the 7 bedrooms you'll find upstairs, 3 of them are dedicated just for the little ones! They'll get to sleep and play in an Avengers themed bedroom offering 3 full size beds, a Minions themed bedroom with a full and twin size bed, AND a Disney themed bedroom also with a full and twin size bed! These fun and exciting bedrooms are sure to make their Orlando vacation one to remember! The other 4 upstairs bedrooms are perfect for teens and adults! Beautifully decorated in relaxing tones, they offer the perfect space to relax and experience an excellent nights sleep! You'll find 3 of these lovely rooms with king size beds and 1 room with a full and twin size beds. If you enjoy watching TV before you fall asleep, don't worry because we've got you covered! Each bedroom includes it's own flat screen TV! In fact, there are 2 flat screen TV's in the Avengers room! There's plenty of bathroom space for everyone to get ready for the day as a large shared bathroom with double sinks accompanies 4 of the upstairs bedrooms and a full size bathroom is located off of the loft area. Enjoy your sunny Florida vacation in the ChampionsGate resort with your own private pool, with covered lanai. Soak up the Florida sun while relaxing on the comfortable chaise lounge chairs AND enjoy lunch and evening meals at the outdoor dining area! **Optional pool heat is available for $35/day + tax. We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.** Whether it’s the location, the amenities, or the style – you can’t go wrong with stay at Champions Gate Resort! You will be staying less than 20 minutes from Universal Studios, Disney World and other Orlando theme parks. As part of the ChampionsGate community, numerous restaurants, grocery store, drug stores, and other retailers are close by and easily accessible.
Modern Townhome w/ Pool+ Spa | Game Room | BBQ
Townhome - ChampionsGate Resort - OrlandoThis stunning 5 bedroom, 5 bath townhome in ChampionsGate is spacious, expertly designed, and equipped with unbeatable amenities such as a game room, pool/spa, BBQ, and themed bedrooms that will make your Orlando vacation one for the books! With sleeping space for up to 10 guests, this vacation home is perfect for groups or families. As a guest of ChampionsGate Resort, you will have free, unlimited access to all resort amenities, including: -25,000-square-foot "Oasis Clubhouse" -Zero-entry Family Pool and Whirlpool -Kids Pool and Splash Pad -3 Waterslides -Lazy River -Adults-only Pool -Tiki Bar -Spa -Full-service Restaurant and Bar -Fitness Center and Aerobics Room -Game/Arcade Room -Movie Theater -Volleyball and Tennis Courts -And more! THE SPACE: The large fully equipped kitchen features beautiful counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and plenty of easy to use amenities. Enjoy meals together in the nearby dining area, breakfast bar, or even outdoors on the patio. The kitchen area includes four barstool seats and the dining table nearby offers seating for eight guests. Open and inviting, the living room space features high ceilings, show-stopping appointments, a plush sectional, large flat-screen television, and a stunning view via sliding glass doors of the private outdoor pool area. For additional lounging and entertainment space, there is also a loft area with a Smart TV. Beautifully furnished and tastefully styled, the Bedroom #1 is a rich and vibrant space, featuring a luxurious king-size bed with an elegant wood headboard, complimented by a dark green accent wall. Bedroom presents a tasteful light blue color scheme and also includes a king size bed. For your privacy and convenience, it is equipped with an en-suite bathroom with a shower. The third bedroom is a king-size room as well and is also equipped with an en-suite bathroom with both a shower and bathtub. Mickey Mouse décor and bright red color accents make this space fun and lively . Any wizards in your group? The fourth bedroom offers a luxurious king-size bed and boasts a Harry Potter theme! Lastly, showcasing two twin beds and a Guardians of the Galaxy theme, the fifth bedroom is perfect for kids! *All rooms are complete with Smart TV's and ceiling fans.* The outdoor space is perfect for grilling while watching the kids having fun in your own private swimming pool and spa! **Optional pool and spa heat is available for $35/day + tax. We would recommend adding pool heat to your reservation between the months of November and April.** For fun indoors, this home offers a incredible game room with poker table, Smart TV, and arcade games! Whether it’s the location, the amenities, or the style – you can’t go wrong with stay at Champions Gate Resort! You will be staying less than 20 minutes from Universal Studios, Disney World and other Orlando theme parks. As part of the ChampionsGate community, numerous restaurants, grocery store, drug stores, and other retailers are close by and easily accessible.
Spacious, Family-Friendly Pool Home w/Game Room in Solara
House - Solara Resort - OrlandoIf you're planning a vacation to Orlando, this spacious, fully furnished, family-friendly, private pool home in Solara Resort is the perfect option for you! With 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this vacation home can comfortably accommodate up to 14 guests. Solara Resort is a new gated resort community at the center of all of Orlando’s exciting attractions. Located just a short 10 min drive from Walt Disney World, this stunning resort offers everything from a luxury clubhouse to expansive the clubhouse feature not only an expansive water complex. As a guest of Solara Resort, you can enjoy free, unlimited access to all resort amenities, including: -Heated Grand Pool -FlowRider Wave/Surf Simulator (*Fee Required*) -Poolside Cabanas -Pool Bar -Fitness Center -Outdoor Fitness Lawn -Sand Volleyball Court -Soccer Field -Full-sized Basketball Court -Indoor and Outdoor Lounges -Workstations -Tween/teen Hangout Center -Children’s Playground -Ice Cream Parlor -Bar and Grill -And more! THE SPACE: Enter a breathtaking open concept living and dining area with vaulted ceilings, rustic decorative touches, and an idyllic view of your private pool area. Now, that is what you call a vacation home! For additional lounging space, head upstairs to the loft area. Here, you'll find a large sectional with a built-in chaise lounge and a card table. The deluxe dining area comes with a striking table prepared for ten and the breakfast bar accommodates an additional four. So, whether you are serving up your favorite dish for the entire family or planning a relaxing night of take-out, this fully loaded gourmet kitchen, embellished with pastoral cabinetry, gorgeous granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances, makes dining a dream. Need to get a little work done while on vacation? Tucked away you will find an additional workstation that allows you to obtain a touch of privacy while still being a part of the action. In the mood for some competition? Start up a round of billiards or get a game of foosball going in the game room! This home includes 6 luxurious, well-appointed bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king size bed, matching nightstands, and its very own en-suite with an extra-large stall glass shower. The second master suite features another king size bed and its own en suite bathroom with two vanities and an elegant sink and walk-in shower. Stocked with two bunkbeds and its very own wall-mount TV, the little ones will love this next room! When it comes to this next guest bedroom, a queen size bed, ornate furnishings, window seat, and bathroom set the scene for a relaxing and tranquil retreat. Next door, modern style and convenience makes its way centerstage with a queen size bed, trendy wall display, additional seating, and a private bathroom. Need additional sleeping space? The final bedroom offers two twin beds, a wall mounted TV, and a countryside dresser. Ready for some fun? Slide open the glass doors and step out onto your screened-in lanai. With table and lounge seating for sixteen, you can host the backyard get together of a lifetime! Kick back and dive into your own private pool with a built-in spa. **You can even turn your spa into a hot tub by adding an optional pool and spa heat package for only $35/day + tax. - We recommend adding this option to your reservation between the months of November and April.**
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