As it is Friday the 13th, many horror fans were hoping to get some good news in honor of the ominous occasion, but in the case of Universal Studios Florida, fans were disappointed to learn that the beloved Monster Café had closed its doors once and for all. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Although it is still too early to know exactly what might come out of the space, many fans believe that the characters from Despicable Me and Minions could eventually take up space, as this corner of the park has seen these franchises become more popular.
“After more than 20 years of serving incredibly delicious fast food menu offerings, Monster’s Café at Universal Studios Florida has finally closed in the spring of 2022 to pave the way for a new tasting experience,” Universal said in a statement.
The Monster Café opened in 1998 and celebrated Universal Monsters’s favorite roster, with guests enjoying photos and souvenirs from these iconic movies. Serving classic staples such as ribs, grilled chicken and pork, it was also known for its jackfruit barbecue sandwich. Inside, its various dining rooms were themed dungeons and workshops in honor of films such as Frankenstein and Dracula.
Undoubtedly more iconic than the restaurant itself is a kiosk in front of the complex, which featured Wolf-Man, Frankenstein’s monster and the creature from the Black Lagoon standing on top of him holding various coffee objects.
Despite the closure of this dining site, we are only a few months away from the excitement for horror lovers, as Halloween Horror Nights returns in September.
Described by fans as “unceasingly terrifyingly awesome”, “absolutely terrifying” and “absolutely creepy”, Universal Studios Florida describes Halloween Horror Nights as the culmination of riveting Halloween fun and has turned autumn travel into a you must do”. for people around the world Season by season, horror knows no bounds as Universal Orlando makes all the awful stops to celebrate Halloween with an awesome plate of celebrations that not only bring the award-winning event to life – but the entire destination, from the food to the hotel experiences and much more.
“Halloween Horror Nights 2022 will feature 10 new haunted movie-quality homes inspired by everything from cinematic greats to unseen genuine disgusting, five scary bands full of hordes of horrific creatures flying out of the shadows and two extravagant live shows when they need a break from fears, guests can whet their appetite with sinfully delicious food and drink inspired by the hangouts of the event, buy the latest merchandise at highly themed retailers that are attractions in their own right, and enjoy Universal Studios Florida the most exciting rides “.
You can go to the official Halloween Horror Nights website now to buy tickets before it starts on September 2nd.
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