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California Grill

6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
+1 562-907-7017
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Ranked #10 of 256 Restaurants in Whittier
Price range: $10 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Description: Welcome to California Grill! Located just across the street from Whittier College, California Grill has been serving food up "fresh, fast and fun" for more than a decade. It's our pleasure to provide you with a comfortable, family-oriented atmosphere, great service and food to be enjoyed.
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English first
Simi Valley, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The food was good overall and a good value. We had breakfast and the atmosphere did not fit my vision of the uptown area.

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

While its really fantastic to hear you enjoyed good food for a good value with us, it's disheartening to know our atmosphere didn't quite live up to your expectations. We really hope this won't prevent you from dining with us again in the future! Hope to see you again, Nick K., General Manager More 

Whittier, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

California Grill reminds of the 50's diner yet with a new Calif bistro flare. The food is great, salads and sandwiches is an endless new variety. Not the same old thing when you go here. There is always a wait to get in so go early or wait for the 5-7 rush to be over. Great service and the manager... More 

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

I'm so thrilled to hear that you've had a new and great experience with each visit! Knowing that you've tried a wide variety of our menu makes this review mean that much more. I'll be looking forward to your next visit with us! Until then, Nick K., General Manager More 

Biggs, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I was visiting from Northern California and had the pleasure of dining here. I had avocado stuffed with tuna salad, and bread pudding with orange sauce for dessert. Large portions for both the salad and the dessert. A culinary delight! I highly recommend the California Grill. Thank you for a great dining experience!

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

Wow -- you're excellent, Judith! I'm so happy to hear we were your dining choice while visiting California. Thank you for sharing this awesome review with us! Whenever you make your way back to the area, be sure to come back; the pleasure would be all ours! Best, Nick K., General Manager More 

Riverside, California
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Best and closest restaurant to Whittier College and it's Ruth Shannon Performing Arts Center. Great salads, pastas,sandwiches and bugers. Breakfast is served to 2pm with also a varied menu. My wife had an excellent grilled salmon salad and I chose a smokey mountain high ham and melted cheese sandwich which they cheerfully did on a hamburger bun instead of grilled... More 

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

I'm so honored that dining with us has become a happy tradition for you and your wife, Hans! It sounds like you've been able to make a lot of excellent choices while with us. I have to say, I'm a lover of the Big Kahuna, as well. We'll be especially looking forward to the Shannon Center's Aloha Hawaiian series knowing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I love this place. I always run into someone I know there. The service is great, some of the staff has been there for years so they greet you as friends would. Food is awesome, but the ambiance is terrific.

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

And we love having you! It's really great to hear that from the ambiance to the food, you've always left happy, so thank you for that. We're lucky to have a friend and customer in you, and we can't wait to have you back! Best, Nick K., General Manager More 

Whittier, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is great. The food is good and fresh and the service is great too. It's always crowded but you get seated fast. I don't think I've ever had anything bad have eaten dinner, lunch and breakfast. It's not expensive and you get a lot of food.

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Nick K, Manager at California Grill, responded to this review

It's so amazing to hear that no matter the meal, you've always left satisfied, Jennie! I'm so happy that from the food to the service, you've had nothing but great experiences with us. You know you're always welcome back with us anytime, and we'll definitely be looking forward to your next visit! Best, Nick K., General Manager More 

Whittier, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wish they would ahve not stopped serving Mac-n-Cheese ... I know it is not healthy or creative eating but with kids sometimes you just want to sit and eat and enjoy conversation without hearing your kids gripe about " I don't like that" or " I wanted Mac-n-Cheese" Non-parents - you don't understand.

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California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I really love this restaurant. Decorated with palms, aquariums and a beautiful color scheme, it is truly a one of a kind restaurant located in old-town Whittier. I stop here at least once a month on my way home from L.A. The friendly, and efficient staff always makes me feel welcome and the service is great! They serve wine, beer... More 

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Whittier, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For a large city Whittier is oddly bereft of good eating places. Chains and burrito joints are the order of the day. California grill is the exception. They try hard. Portions are large. The service can sometimes be slow and servers seem to be confused. Not a great reccomendation but it is the only place in Whittier that it least... More 

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Whittier, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restuarant is pretty nice. Food is good. And prices are fare.right accord from the college. So if you are visiting a love one this place is perfect.

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Additional Information about California Grill

Address: 6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
Phone Number: +1 562-907-7017
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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