Voodoo Doughnut brings magic is in the hole to Universal Orlando


Voodoo Doughnut fans know that there is “magic in the hole.” Visitors to Orlando’s Universal City Walk will be able to indulge in these eccentric doughnuts.

Universal Orlando Resorts announced that Voodoo Doughnut will be coming to Orlando’s Universal City Walk this spring. Although the exact opening date hasn’t been determined, doughnut fans are rejoicing. In addition to the original Portland location, the Florida location joins shops in Denver, Austin and Hollywood.

Voodoo Doughnut will open this spring at Universal CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort’s entertainment and dining complex. Loved for its sinfully delicious, delightfully weird lineup of fried creations, Voodoo Doughnut will feature signature originals and one-of-a-kind delectables such as the Dirt Doughnut, the Memphis Mafia, the Bacon Maple Bar, Grape Ape and, of course, Voodoo Doll doughnuts.

For the past several months, many rumors have circulated that this announcement would be coming. A few of the Orlando Universal City Walk stores have shown signs of change. The exact Voodoo Doughnut location was not confirmed. Universal Media Relations only commented that more details would be coming.

Voodoo Doughnuts has a legendary following. Fans line up for the unusual flavor combinations, quirky doughnut combinations and the opportunity to find “magic in the hole.” One of the leaders in the elevated doughnut craze, the brand’s loyalty has never waiver and continues to grow.

The most iconic doughnut from the brand is the Voodoo Doll doughnut. With a pretzel stake through its heart, this doughnut is the brand’s signature doughnut. This doughnut is a yeast doughnut filled with raspberry jelly and is covered in chocolate. While the design can slightly change, the quirky essence is always apparent. While the fun flavors are the biggest sellers, the company does sell traditional doughnuts.

Still, this restaurant isn’t the typical bakery. This doughnut shop is meant to be entertaining. With the doughnut varieties like Chuckles Doughnut, Memphis Mafia, Dirty Snowball and Old Dirty Bastard, these doughnuts aren’t for the easily offended. Understanding that food is as much fun as it is delicious, the irreverence is part of the doughnut fun.

The addition of a quick, grab and go snack option on Orlando’s Universal City Walk was a smart choice. After spending the day indulging on Butter Beer, guests might want another sweet treat as they leave the theme parks. When the restaurant opens, expect lines to be long.

Also, the addition of this pop culture brand adds to the overall food/travel memory from a visit to Universal Orlando. Both foodies and vacationers will want to have that Instagram moment of their Voodoo Doll doughnut in front of the Universal globe. Whether the pink box makes it to the hotel room is another story.

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Get ready Orlando. Voodoo Doughnuts is coming to Universal Florida’s City Walk. Get those bumper stickers ready. Soon everyone will be able to get VD in Orlando.