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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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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    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
A classic!

This is a 70s era high-ceilinged upscale coffee shop that feels very California with its casual, open decor. Always filled with people of all ages. We had Sunday brunch. French toast was absolutely yummy, eggs benedict were just OK. Service was great, always friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
Bookistan5
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Brooklyn, New York
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Whittier, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice friendly staff and good food. Their salads are fresh all the time and their pastas are delicious.

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Thank LPasillas82
Whittier, California
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints. From breakfast, lunch or dinner. Service is always good with a super friendly staff. Dishes are well served and they have a happy hour too. I wished they bottled the lemon vinaigrette dressing. They provide warm bread for dinner. Definitely a favorite and I always look forward to returning.

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Thank Eva9630
Brooklyn, New York
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238 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a 70s era high-ceilinged upscale coffee shop that feels very California with its casual, open decor. Always filled with people of all ages. We had Sunday brunch. French toast was absolutely yummy, eggs benedict were just OK. Service was great, always friendly

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Thank Bookistan5
Whittier, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Nice clean restaurant. I had the chopped salad with chicken and it was good . No rush in getting you out as I was there for a lunch meeting. Very clean but small restroom.

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Thank soloway1
Whittier, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

I went with my husband and three month old daughter. I do not eat grain and my daughter has demonstrated sensitivities to soy and dairy, so admittedly I was concerned about the menu. I ordered New York steak and eggs, it was delicious. Later on I grew concerned that there might have been milk in the eggs, so I called... More 

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Thank Adlanaa
Whittier, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Horrible, horrible, HORRIBLE management and customer service! We have given this restaurant to much business and too many chances over the years and they treat us like crud! Tonight we decided to order two Fettuccini Alfredo's and a order of Chicken Fingers. The order got here and the chicken was fine but the pasta was gummy and the sauce was... More 

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Thank kellylynngarcia25
Whittier, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Sooooooo this place is really close to where I live and it never disappoints on the food. Once in awhile the service is slow but the waiters are always super friendly none the less. I feel like sometimes they understaff them. Great bloody Mary's. I almost always go for the Mediterranean scramble cause I'm a sucker for sun dried tomatoes... More 

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Thank ExploringWonderland
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Another review of the California Grill found the same great food. Breakfast til 2pm as wello as lunch and dinner. An extensive menu with moderate pricing for salads(10)kinds,pastas(12 dishes), Classic and specialty sandwiches including a diet conscious Hawaiian chicken sandwich,tacos, nine kinds of burgers,omelettes(eight kinds),waffles and pancakes,smoothies,egg dishes, chicken and steak dishes and if that isn't enough there is dessert.... More 

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Thank Hans W
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Byron H
Whittier
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank Dorothy C

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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