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Emack & Bolio's

#43 of 158 Dessert in Orlando
#551 of 3,194 Places to Eat in Orlando
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5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7834
+1 407-503-2000
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emack & Bolio's inside the Hard Rock Hotel is a great, convenient stop for ice cream, shakes, donuts & pastries and Starbuck's coffee. They have sandwiches, salads, breakfast items and other things. I had a sundae one evening, kids had ice cream at various times. Stopped by in the morning for some Starbucks Blonde Roast (which I was glad they... More 

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Thank Susan B
Bailey S, Manager at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we are glad to hear that you found our location convenient and satisfying. We look forward to serving you again at Emack and Bolios, rock on! More 

Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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309 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the HRH, we stopped in 1 night for ice cream and milk shakes which were really good. Another day we just got snacks and I ate the best donut ever. It was a chocolate donut with chocolate chips all over it and it was awesome.

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Thank heaterguy100
Bailey S, Manager at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Emack and Bolios we are so glad you enjoyed our selection of ice cream as well as pastries. Hopefully we will see you again soon for another chocolate chip donut, rock on! More 

Goldsboro, North Carolina
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We stopped in on our first morning at the hotel. Everything in this store is ridiculously overpriced. $7.50 for a small breakfast sandwich! The staff aren't very friendly or helpful. We avoided the store for the remainder of our stay.

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Thank Rachel S
Bailey S, Manager at Emack & Bolio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your experience at Emack and Bolios. We apologize as this is not the service we strive to give our guests, please be assured that this had been brought to the attention of the staff as well as management and we hope on your next visit you will give us a chance to provide you... More 

Grand Cayman
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

You're isolated from the local shops so if you want a coffee or ice cream you come here. It'll do. Overpriced water ($6/litre) bonkers pricing for ice cream ($6.50 for two small scoops or $7 for three MASSIVE scoops) and almost no toiletry/convenience items. If we weren't off the beaten track I wouldn't use it.

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Thank Aloofbob
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I was quite disappointed that the only casual place that you could get food in the resort was so over priced, and the ice cream wasn't even good

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Thank Griffin u
Prestonpans, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Always grab a breakfast we can eat/drink while walking to the parks for 7am opening, just has to be done! Always appreciative they are open and staff serving at that ungodly hour!! Coffee always sets me up to head for Harry Potter, keep up the good work.

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Thank pmoby1
Surrey, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This is a really good ice cream and coffee shop. It sells lovely ice cream. Although the range of flavours is not huge what they do have is awesome. The cones by themselves are delicious. The coffee is Starbucks and good also. This is also the sort of general mercantile store if you will of Hard Rock hotel. It sells... More 

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Thank Leah A
Staten Island, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Stayed here in August 2016. Always a treat to have their ice cream creations. They also have quick breakfast items when you are in a rush.

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Thank NEWYORKER0001
Warrington, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It gist is over $60 dollars for the following : 1 latte, 3 beers, 1 Sprite, 1 orange juice. Packet of small Pringles. 1 twix, 1 pop tart and 2 packets of small chips. Too expensive won't be going again. Only use for convenience. Tip being your water and snacks with you to the hotel and use the fridge in... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Really well stocked for supplies Sit in or take away Great pizzas and good selection of pastries Open long hours too Great selection of ice creams and also ice cream sodas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7834
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-503-2000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?