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All 3,166 Orlando Restaurants

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 #124 of 3,166 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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Redwood City, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

My brother and I went here on our first trip to Disneyworld and it did not disappoint. We had a reservation for dinner before the fireworks and the timing worked out perfectly. We were able to eat a fantastic meal and watch awesome fireworks afterwards. We ordered the tomato and mozzarella flatbread to share, followed by the Sonoma goat cheese... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

TIP: we buy the deluxe dining plan so we can enjoy nicer places each night for supper while we're at DisneyWorld. We could only get a 5pm reservation and we actually really enjoyed the early viewing. It was nice to see the panorama while we ate. The food here is epic. I had the OSHIZUSHI and it was bar none... More 

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North Canton, Ohio
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268 reviews 268 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This was our second time at the California Grill. Nice décor, nice views, and great food. The bread was wonderful, the flatbread appetizer was very good, my bison was amazing, my wife's filet was just okay. That totaled $118 which was a well spent splurge for a special occasion. The service was a little less attentive than last time but... More 

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Houston, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

For me this meal was well worth it. A gorgeous setting and view, very good food. I would recommend feeding young ones in-room first (much cheaper and easier to please special tastes.) Using tables in wonderland saved us $25.50 on food and $6.90 on bev. Just be sure you get your card back. We somehow did not and didn't realize... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

My wife and I arrived to celebrate my 39th birthday, and we were promptly brought to a table in the middle of the restaurant with a bench seat and little to no view. We politely requested a window table and after 10 minutes were brought to a table with view of Seven Seas Lagoon. Drinks service was slow, at least... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Although one will have to break the bank to eat here, it is an experience you'll never forget. The experience all starts with being seated, and let me tell you its hard to get a bad seat with fews that good. There are fireworks from the Magic Kingdom constantly illuminating the sky as one digs in to an extraordinary meal.... More 

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Ada, Michigan
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126 reviews 126 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Ok, need reservations, but do it. The food was excellent, loved my pork entree and the shrimp salad. Husband enjoyed the beef entrée. Shout out to Jenny O, our server for our 27th anniversary making our dinner special and our shy daughter comfortable. But best of all is having access to the Terrace for the Magic Kingdom Wishes Fireworks, especially... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Having dined at Palo on Disney cruise line, we were hoping the California grill would be on a similar par. Let's start with the positives, the location on top of the Contemporary resort is spectacular, with commanding views across the Magic Kingdom and a nice outdoor balcony to view from. However, unless you are sitting at a window seat, you... More 

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norwich, Connecticut, USA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It was great to watch Wishes during dinner..the waitstaff covers your plate or holds it until Wishes is over so food not cold. The sushi was fresh and wonderful

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Carlisle-UK
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We made reservations months in advance & we were not disappointed. The restaurant sits on top of the Disneys Contemperay Hotel at Walt Disney World with magnificent views over the Magic Kingdom & Lakes. We went early at 5.30pm for dinner & were promptly seated with superb service throughout the food was out of this world, exspensive but absolutey amazing.... 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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