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California Grill

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Mexican, American
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6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
+1 562-907-7017
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Welcome to California Grill! Located just across the street from Whittier...
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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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Much Improved...

I had not been to the Grill in a few years and was pleasantly surprised on my recent visit that the food, the service, and the overall dining experience was greatly improved!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Summervacationeer
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Los Angeles, CA
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English first
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

It is a rare instance when California Grill is not full or near full of diners. The reason , I guess, is that the food served and the staff always is always top notch. My personal favorite meal is a breakfast omelet with several types to choose from. About the infamous booth side vents that someone mentioned , I have... More 

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Whittier
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Food is good regardless of whether you are there for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Special occasions are good. Staff respect customers preferences.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Ohhhh California Grill.... A Whittier institution. I have been coming to California Grill for many years. I remember when this building was an old Bobs Big Boy! The food is always great, service is friendly and fast and the environment is inviting and comfortable. My favorites are the salads and the fajitas! The fajitas are so tasty! They have a... More 

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The food is consistently well prepared. Large portions. Plenty of seating areas. I like the variety in the menu because I tend to go whether for a quick lunch, a wholesome dinner or to share a few yummy appetizers when meeting with a friend who needs to talk. The servers are attentive without being intrusive. I like the size of... More 

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Whittier, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had won a gift certificate for dinner at California Grill. I wish we hadn't won. The food was tasteless. They tried to impress us by continuing to bring rolls and other food to just fill up on. My husband had a chicken pasta dish. He was sick for a week afterwards. With so many new exciting places opening in... More 

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los angeles ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Customer service was good we we told the wait was 20 mins which ended up almost 45 mins. Once we were seated we were taken care quick and our food came quick I had a BBQ cheese burger and french fries my wife and mother in law split a sandwich which was good the fried zucchini with ranch dressing was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The California Grill was an excellent choice for our family! The diverse menu served up tasty fresh meals! Highly recommended!

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The location is great, atmosphere cool, but the service... mediocre. I was looking forward to eating here, but I doubt I will return. It was not busy, yet somehow the plain jane food came out very slowly. In addition, our server was extremely inattentive. There is no reason to visit.

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Los Angeles, CA
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I had not been to the Grill in a few years and was pleasantly surprised on my recent visit that the food, the service, and the overall dining experience was greatly improved!

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

I'm so happy to hear you left impressed with us after your last visit! Here's hoping we'll keep the streak of great visits up for many years to come. Until next time, Nick K., General Manager More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Good Food Reasonable Prices Great Service We go to California Grill on a regular basis. Consistently good. We like the breakfasts served before two p.m.

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

Byron, it's great to hear that you enjoy everything! I'm always delighted to hear from a regular -- I really appreciate all the support and kind words. We look forward to many more years of serving you! All the best, Nick K., General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: +1 562-907-7017

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

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.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?