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California Grill

Disney's Contemporary Resort, 4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413 (Walt Disney World Resort)
(407) 939-3463
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Ranked #128 of 3,106 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Californian
Neighborhood: Walt Disney World Resort
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: "California Grill is a Signature Dining restaurant that serves up award-winning gourmet dinners and sweeping views atop Disney's Contemporary Resort. Venture into this vibrant and charged atmosphere and watch the creation of culinary masterpieces in the on-stage kitchen.
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Dundee, Scotland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

We went here recently with some friends who are locals. We had a reservation later in the evening with the hope of catching the fireworks from the restaurant. Couldn't have had a more perfect table and couldn't have been happier. Well worth the slightly later reservation to catch the perfect view of the fireworks. Very special. The restaurant has had... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We went here for a special night. The food was great and our waiter really knew his stuff.....great knowledge of wines! From our table we enjoyed watching the fireworks.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It pains me to write this, as the California Grill has long been my favourite restaurant...not at Disney, but anywhere. Unfortunately, on my last visit, the CG was slightly disappointing. Unlike past visits, we did not have a sommelier. The sushi was lacking in flavour and surprisingly dry. My steak was fantastic, but the tomato in the risotto was overpowering.... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I ate dinner here for our anniversary. You have to check in on the 2nd floor then, wait for an elevator to take you to the restaurant (this takes a while). The sushi is amazing, but the rest of the food was just ok. I had the Oak-fired Filet of Beef, which was very under cooked and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, lovely views, great service and a gorgeous setting. I will keep coming back to this restaurant every time I'm at WDW. I recommend pork two ways and sushi :) Very impressive wine collection!

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We were lucky to get a reservation about 30 mins before the fireworks and landed a table next to the windows! We have done this previously- but never got a table this nice. The new renovations are beautiful- and you can still see the kitchen at work. The food is fabulous- from the appetizers all the way through dessert-SO GOOD!... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We booked the California Grill 6 months ago to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We went there with our daughter and son in law. The table was booked for 9 15Pm but we arrived at 8 45 pm so we could have a drink in the bar beforehand. Promptly at 9 15pm our buzzer goes to let us know our table... More

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We decided to go here as one of our final meals of the holiday. Me and my partner both had starters a main and a desert. We hoped to be eating for an hour and a half so we could watch the fireworks but the service was very rushed. We literally got our finished plates picked up and the chefs... More

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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102 reviews 102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is my absolute favorite signature Disney restaurant (and probably the best sit down restaurant in Orlando). I've never had a bad meal. Food and service are always impeccable, and you can't beat the panoramic views of Bay Lake and the Magic Kingdom. Reservations can be hard to snag, but if you can, definitely plan a trip to visit this... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

The location, the view...oh, that Magic Kingdom view, and the overall atmosphere are clear winners. We are more prone to grabbing a table (first come, first served) in the lounge area for drinks and apps, versus securing an actual table. However, either option doesn't disappoint. Need to know: 1. The sushi and flatbreads (options change by season) are clear winners,... More

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Additional Information about California Grill

Address: Disney's Contemporary Resort, 4600 N World Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
Phone Number: (407) 939-3463
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Walt Disney World Resort
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 80
Cuisine: American, Sushi, Californian

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