Universal Studios Japan Introduces New Plant-Based Menu at Lost World Restaurant


In the past, finding plant-based food at Universal Studios Japan was a challenge. However, last year marked a significant change with the introduction of clearly labelled plant-based menu options at restaurants throughout the park. This selection is expanding further with the addition of a new plant-based menu at Lost World Restaurant that redefines what theme park quick-service food can be!

All plant-based items at Universal Studios Japan use plant-derived ingredients, without animal ingredients (meat, seafood, eggs, dairy products, honey, etc.) as secondary ingredients, including food additives. Plant-based items are identifiable by a green ‘Plant-Based’ icon.

Plant-based items at Lost World Restaurant include a refreshing vegetable pho served with spring rolls and select side dishes, a delicious fried wonton chip & vegetable soup and a side of spring rolls. For dessert, there’s the Amber and Mango Tofu Pudding with an edible flower encased in amber, a fun nod to the iconic mosquito in amber featured in the original Jurassic Park film.

Vegetable Pho Plate ¥2,100
Plant-based chicken & peanuts, marinated daikon, fried beans, vegetable spring roll and R soft drink

Vegetable Spring Rolls ¥650

Fried Wonton Chip & Vegetable Soup ¥550

Amber and Mango Tofu Pudding ¥800

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  • The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan – You’re directly in front of the Park gates and have instant access to Universal CityWalk Osaka. The rooms are gorgeous, with restaurants and even a Lawson (Japanese convenience store).
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