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Ariel's Grotto

1313 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802 (Disneyland)
(714) 781-4565
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Ranked #144 of 724 restaurants in Anaheim
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Neighborhood: Disneyland
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English first
Spokane Valley, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We had the misfortune of spending a tremendous amount of money (about $300) on dinner at this facility. The first thing we noticed is that the overall feel is consistent with any basic low end restaurant or buffet that needs updating. The staff/service was substandard, slow and left us feeling as if we were a burden on their leisure time.... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great way to meet the princesses, and have personal attn. they each come to you table and take photos sign autographs etc got each child. The food was delicious(prepared by chefs). Exquisite presentation and entrees. This is not a place for a pickey eater including adults. I'm not a pickey eater and enjoy tasting different cuisines. It's is a 3... More

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Aurora, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I went to this character with 2 other adult women. One person in our party had never done such an event and this was a surprise for her birthday. We enjoyed it. Yes, the princesses visited our table and we got pictures with all of them. The limited options on the menu to choose from were perfect. The wait staff... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Excellent atmosphere and food. We had the World of Color package and enjoyed the excellent food and later the wonderful front row seats. We were in the wet zone, so the spray did get us wet.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The childrens dinner was great for picky eaters. I had the lobster tails anf tri tip steak. The steak was tender, but the rest of the food was bland. The desserts were not enjoyable at all. The only perk was the World if Color seating. I arrived 1 hr prior to my 9 pm seating and was the fourth group... More

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Clovis, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had a royal experience while eating our dinner at Ariel's Grotto in California Adventure Park. No waiting in lines for a picture and an autograph with Ariel, Cinderella and the other Disney Princess's. They come to your table while your enjoying your feast. The food was good, but truly the experience is made special with the charming Disney Princess's... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place immediately caught my eye upon doing a little research because my daughter and I are HUGE Ariel fans. I thought this would be a great experience for us both, and it turns out my son, mom, and husband enjoyed it too. We arranged to d this after my daughter's princess makeover at Disneyland, we did a few things... More

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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I will start this by saying my daughter really enjoyed her breakfast and meeting the princesses. They were very friendly and spent time with each child which was wonderful. The downside was the service. We sat and waited for our server to even greet us and take our drink order while everyone else was already receiving their meals (since everyone... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We wanted to surprise my daughter at Disneyland when my husband returned home from deployment. I contacted the manager at Ariel's Grotto to arrange something small. I was not wanting too much. I simply wanted him to hide my husband from my daughter... what they arranged, instead, completely blew me away. Vision2Victory took over planning for me so I wasn't... More

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Geelong, australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have found dining at Disneyland a breeze with my gluten and dairy allergy. Sure, I can't have everything on the menu but there has been a chef at every restaurant who has come out and talked to me to see what they can do. Here I had delicious seafood "pasta" with some of the best gluten free bread I'd... More

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