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Storyteller's Cafe

Disney, 1600 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803 (Disneyland)
714 781-3463
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Ranked #62 of 724 restaurants in Anaheim
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Disneyland
Description: Classic children's books come to life at this inviting restaurant at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa that celebrates the age-old tradition of storytelling. Storytellers Café features a daily Character Breakfast hosted by Chip 'n Dale. The lunch menu offers a variety of salads, soups and sandwiches. For dinner, select from buffet selections or order menu specialties from fresh pastas to juicy steaks.
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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the Grand Californian Hotel. Over $500 a night for standard room. The Storytellers Cafe is on site and look like a great place to continue the magical experience of Disneyland. We arrived towards the end of the lunch service. I ordered a Turkey Club. Chips were COLD on the plate. Toasted sandwich was COLD too. Who... More

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Salem, OR
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

My family did all five character meals (two premium and three regular). Food wise Storyteller’s Café, PCH Grill and Plaza Inn all have the same food. The only real difference is what characters may be there any given day. The food was okay, but the characters are what made the meal. Do your research and pick which characters you want... More

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Red Bluff, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I was part of a party of 26 people and this was out choice for dinner. Even though we had a scheduled dinner time we were seated about a half hour later, however, you must remember that it was Thanksgiving and people tend to sit and relax. Our waiter was amazing!! He attending to our every need and then some.... More

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Houston, TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Quality of food was pretty good for a buffet. They had a great omelette station, plus fruits, pastries, bagels & lox, Mickey waffles & pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and cereals. Bears, Chip and Dale and some other woodland characters come by your table for photos. My 6-year-old enjoyed it!

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Chico, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I've stayed at all three resort hotels. And tried the character breakfast at the hotels. I can't give high enough marks for Storyteller Cafe. The food is great like the other hotels. But the characters at Storyteller far out shine the other hotels. They are much more interactive with all the customers. They will stop at your table every time... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The food here is great however the menu is limited. The breakfast is buffet only and choices are good. We have dined here several times and have noticed at lunch the wait staff is very slow. The dinner buffet is very good.

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San Jose, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you know Disney you already know this experience caters to the family, on the go, with small children. They're set up for high volume guest turnover. The Storyteller's Cafe is a Disney property, attached to the Grand Californian, outside the SoCal parks, within easy walking distance from Downtown Disney You're only "a guest" here, you're certainly not the *special... More

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Selah, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Great character dining and a wonderful breakfast buffet a great service. The bigger bear was great interaction was good with all the characters

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Waianae, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

everyone has their own opinion and this is my opinion on the Storyteller's cafe in the grand californian CA. I must start with the superb service of the wait staff. We checked in for our reservation two mornings in a row and were seated immediately and greeted by name. These gentlemen came to our table and provided the waters, Orange... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

It's a buffet style breakfast. Nothing too fancy. The kids get to dance around with characters and of course take pictures. Chip N Dale were the most famous characters at our breakfast.

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