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Ariel's Grotto

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1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4565
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This restaurant is at Disneyland (requires admission)
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great way to meet the princess without lining up

We chose to eat here to celebrate my 5 year old daughter's birthday. She loved meeting the princesses, but didn't really get to talk to them, just a photo opportunity without having to line up for it. We met at least 5 princesses. They came out one after another, so did feel a bit rushed, but they... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
LoveToTravel1010
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Heber City, Utah, United States
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an excellent dinner with the family. The sun was just setting and the lights were turning on. We sat outside and may just be the best ambiance in all of Disney. The food was also amazing and as always , the service was unreal on the good side. Thank you for helping us have an even better vacation.

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Thank Scottloves2golf
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a perfect opportunity for a little girl to meet all of their favorite princesses, without having to stand in long lines and having to rush off as soon as they get to the front of the line. The princess walk through the dining room, stopping at each table to talk and interact with the kids, signing autographs, taking... More 

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Thank Eandds
Caldwell, Idaho
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was excellent, but you're really paying for the character experience. My two 18 yr old granddaughters were absolutely delighted. We had lunch, and it was $40 a plate, but worth every dime!

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Thank cpersonette
Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great character dining experience. The theme is fun and the princesses come to your table. The food is prix fix choices and each person is the same price but they have an allergy menu. There were separate gluten free dessert choices and that glutenless brownie was intense. It's not as "upscale" as the castle experience at Disney... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to eat here to celebrate my 5 year old daughter's birthday. She loved meeting the princesses, but didn't really get to talk to them, just a photo opportunity without having to line up for it. We met at least 5 princesses. They came out one after another, so did feel a bit rushed, but they did visit every... More 

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California
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 5 & 4 year old granddaughters. they were so excited, because we got to see Mulan and Jasmine, princesses you don't get to see often. The princesses come by and spend a few minutes at each table, The food is ok, yes its very pricey, but it is a pretty venue and the reason your there is... More 

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MILILANI
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two years ago we stumbled on this place. Food was delicious and presentation was great - even though it is pricey - $39 for an adults - a little less for children. This time we made a reservation. Food was only ok and presentation was only so-so. Not sure if it was because we were outside (last time we were... More 

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Long Beach, California
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pricey? Yes. Worth it? Every penny! As is all of Disneyland...I normally hate fake stuff but I have to admit that I completely lose myself in a wonderful fantasy world when I come here.

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1 Thank LBGrandBanks
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a highlight of our trip. Breakfast with Princesses - my 5 year old daughter was blown away. Save yourself queuing in Disneyland to meet the princesses around the park and book breakfast here instead. Food is good, fresh fruit and continental style table service. You are guaranteed to meet 3-4 Princesses and have photos. Worth every cent.

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place would be great for young children. It's a place where your kids can get a little more one-on-one time with the princesses. The princesses come to your table as you're eating your meal and you can take pictures and ask for autographs. The princesses stopped by our table but I felt that our experiences were rushed. I assumed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim>  > Disneyland
  • Neighborhood: Disneyland
  • Phone Number: (714) 781-4565

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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