Springfield Universal Studios Hollywood

Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood is a vibrant theme park area, bringing to life the iconic town from the American television animated sitcom, The Simpsons. 

The carefully designed area smoothly connects the Upper Lot, Lower Lot, and Studio Tour. 

At the heart of Springfield, USA, is The Simpsons Ride, a captivating simulator attraction that provides an exciting adventure alongside the beloved Simpson family. 

The ride entrance is a visual treat that perfectly blends the show’s aesthetics with real-world elements while offering a backdrop for memorable photos.

However, it’s not just the ride that makes this area popular, Springfield is a culinary paradise. 

The range of fast-food outlets and eateries, such as Krusty Burger, Lard Lad Donuts, Duff Gardens, Moe’s Tavern, The Frying Dutchman, and Cletus’ Chicken Shack, offers a broad mix of delicious options. 

The outdoor seating at Duff Brewery Beer Garden provides a delightful space for indulging in tasty treats while observing the lively ambiance. 

The oversized, delectable donuts at Lard Lad Donuts serve as a perfect mid-day delight, while the lively atmosphere and unique drink selection at Moe’s Tavern make it an ideal hangout spot.

In short, Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood offers a classic theme park.

The Simpsons Ride

The Simpsons Ride at Springfield Universal Hollywood is a must-experience attraction. 

This virtual reality roller coaster transcends the bounds of traditional amusement park attractions.

It invites you to join the beloved Simpson family on a wild escapade through Krustyland and the iconic locales of Springfield. 

In this whimsical journey, you’ll accompany Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie in a quest to outsmart the mischievous Sideshow Bob. 

The ride, designed with an intensity level suitable for all ages, blends thrills with the comical essence of the show. 

However, for those prone to motion sickness, the dynamic fusion of screen projections and ride movements might pose a challenge. 

Overall, the Simpsons Ride remains a timeless and beloved choice for Universal Studios Hollywood park-goers.

The ride, designed for visitors above 40 inches in height (or under 48 inches with an adult), carries a mild intensity level and is accessible to a broad range of visitors.

Using a Universal Studios Hollywood general admission ticket, you may explore the bright-themed area of Springfield and immerse yourself in the cartoon world.


Springfield within Universal Studios Hollywood offers an array of delightful eateries to satisfy everyone’s culinary cravings. 

From quick snacks to hearty meals, the options in this area are as diverse as the colorful characters from the iconic animated series.

Bumblee Man’s Taco Truck

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A must-visit, located just inside the entrance to the Duff Brewery Beer Garden, is Bumblee Man’s Taco Truck. 

With a short yet mouthwatering menu of only tacos and nachos, this quick-serve eatery is perfect for satisfying your cravings for savory delights.

Their Much Macho Nachos with succulent carnitas are a fan favorite. 

Priced between $10 and $20, the dishes are perfect for fueling your adventure.


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Situated toward the entrance to the Studio Tour, Kwik-E-Kart is the perfect stop for a quick grab-and-go snack.

This small cart at Springfield in Universal Studios Hollywood offers popcorn, soda, and snacks, all priced between $5 and $15.

Lard Lad’s

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One of Springfield’s earliest culinary delights, a sweet spot underneath the giant Lard Lad Donut statue, offers a limited but delightful selection of donuts. 

It features just two donut options—the Big Pink and the Large Lad Donut—representing other flavors with Oreo Donuts and Chocolate Glazed variations.

The iconic giant pink donut, perfect for sharing, is tasty and a favorite for Instagram enthusiasts. 

With donuts priced between $5 and $10, it’s a tasty treat that also makes for Instagram-worthy photos.

Cletus’ Chicken Shack

Cletus' Chicken Shack
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Serving finger-licking fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, and tenders, Cletus’ Chicken Shack crafts mouthwatering crowd-pleasers. 

The Cletus’ Peep-Fried Chicken Platter is a favorite, with a generous portion of fried chicken, corn, mashed potatoes, and a warm biscuit. 

Chicken & Waffle Sandwich, with its unique maple mayo sauce, is another tempting option.

With items priced between $10 and $20, Cletus’ Chicken Shack delivers flavorful and satisfying options that cater to your fried chicken cravings.

Duff Brewery Beer Garden

Duff Brewery Beer Garden
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Duff Brewery Beer Garden is one of the two go-to destinations for alcoholic beverages at Springfield Land in Hollywood. 

From Duff beer to cocktails and wine, with a price range of $15 to $20, there’s something for everyone. 

Even non-drinkers will appreciate the peaceful garden setting, adorned with topiaries of the Seven Duffs and a statue of Duffman.

Krusty Burger

Krusty Burger
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The primary fast-food joint in Springfield, Krusty Burger offers burgers, hot dogs, and desserts. 

It delivers a solid burger that surpasses most expectations, with prices ranging from $15 to $20. 

For vegans, the Mother Nature Burger is a tasty choice, while the Marge’s Loaded Peanut Butter Brownie offers a generous dessert option. 

This reliable classic American eatery with a 90s fast-food ambiance is a must-visit in Springfield.

Luigi’s Pizza

Luigi's Pizza
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Luigi’s Pizza offers a taste of Italian fast food with options like pizza by the slice, whole pizzas, garlic bread, salads, and pasta dishes. 

Meat lovers can savor the Meat Liker’s Pizza with sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, and bacon. 

The Nice Slice O’ Cheese offers a satisfying slice with plenty of cheese, while the Cheesy Garlic Bread is an affordable and delectable side. 

Vegans can enjoy the Meat Hater’s pizza with mushrooms, green bell peppers, tomatoes, olives, and red onions.

With prices ranging from $10 to $20, Luigi’s Pizza offers a perfect meal for your next adventure in Springfield.

Phineas Q Butterfat’s Ice Cream

Phineas Q Butterfat's Ice Cream
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Perfect for cooling down, Phineas Q Butterfat’s Ice Cream serves a variety of ice cream cones and sundaes priced between $5 and $10. 

From vanilla soft serve to banana ripple and watermelon flavors, it offers a delightful selection to satisfy your ice cream cravings. 

The Everything But The Kitchen Sink sundae is an indulgent treat featuring soft serve with a medley of toppings, including strawberry and chocolate sauces, sprinkles, Butterfingers, Oreos, and whipped cream.

Suds McDuff’s Hot Dogs

Suds McDuff's Hot Dogs
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Suds McDuff’s Hot Dogs is another budget-friendly option at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Springfield.

It offers hot dogs, pretzels, cotton candy, and churros in the price range of $5 to $15. 

The Krusty’s Non-Kosher Hot Dog Kombo is a popular choice, allowing you to customize your hot dog. 

The Twisted Pretzel of Marge Simpson, especially when paired with cheese sauce, stands out as a delicious treat.

Due to longer midday lines, we recommend visiting earlier or later for a shorter wait at this charming spot.

Moe’s Tavern

Moe's Tavern
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Moe’s Tavern is a haven for beer enthusiasts seeking a cozy, dimly lit pub experience within Springfield. 

Priced between $15 and $20, it offers a similar menu to the Duff Brewery Beer Garden, making it a fantastic alternative if the beer garden is crowded. 

While lacking topiaries, Moe’s offers quirky amusements like the broken jukebox and the Love Tester machine. 

And, of course, a visit wouldn’t be complete without trying the iconic Flaming Moe cocktail.


What is Springfield at Universal Studios?

Springfield is a themed area at Universal Studios theme parks in California and Orlando, inspired by the fictional town from the animated sitcom The Simpsons. 

It features attractions, dining options, and immersive experiences that bring the iconic show to life, offering visitors a chance to explore and enjoy the world of The Simpsons.

Is there a Springfield in Universal Studios Hollywood?

Yes, there is a Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood, which is a themed area dedicated to the fictional town of The Simpsons. 

It was officially opened on May 13, 2015, with a special event at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to mark its grand opening.

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