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California Grill

#40 of 2,933 Restaurants in Orlando
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4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
+1 407-939-3463
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always dine here five to six times a year. We always have an excuse to spend the $100 or more on diner. This time it was my wife's birthday. Even if you do not like the menu, dine here for the view. My budget minded wife selected a couple appetizers where I had the filet perfectly cooked to medium.... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

four people in party, all different appetizers and meals all spot on, well worth the money and experience.

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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and great ambiance...But it is Disney priced. With the exception of the steak I'd say most menu items are 50% more expensive than they should be. But the steak. Wow. Worth the $49.

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1 Thank TorontoMatthew
Berkshire, UK
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a meal here last week. We had a reservation just after 5pm and the restaurant was very busy. As we were dining early we were told if we kept our receipt we could return to the restaurant later to view the fireworks, which was a nice touch. Service was a little on the slow side, but the food... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't really impressed. My plan was to take our daughter and grandson to see the fireworks here before the MK as they have never been. It backfired as they didn't want to stay for the fireworks at the MK the next night and in my opinion the ones at the CG were not anywhere as near as good so just... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us, who live within 30 miles of WDW, decided to treat ourselves and eat here. We had a 5:15 reservation for a Monday night. We arrived right on time and were seated promptly. The room itself is large and modern but nothing to write home about. The view, however, is spectacular. You're surrounded by windows overlooking Magic Kingdom... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a reservation and arrived early and we shown to our table right away. That part of California Grill is spot on. So are the drinks, the service and the appetizers. Hubs ordered the scallops, and they were delish and I ordered the cioppino. I want to say the cioppino was delish and for $63.00 it really should be... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner. I have dreamed of the sea scallops for months. The menu has changed and it wasn't quite all I had dreamed. We watched Wishes from the viewing deck. I hope the new show is as beautiful. We have reservations in July to check it out.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner for my mothers birthday. The food was amazing and the view for the fireworks is perfect! Definitely a romantic setting for couples too!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to the California Grill. We had previously visited in May 2014 but were jet lagged so hardly remember it. Thankfully this time we were awake, refreshed and ready to celebrate my Dad's 50th birthday. The California Grill is located on the top floor of the Contemporary Resort Hotel and is visually stunning. A beautiful restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-939-3463
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?