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California Grill

#37 of 2,935 Restaurants in Orlando
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4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
(407) 939-3463
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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490 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Menu isn't as varied as it was a year ago. Food was still quite tasty. Magic Kingdom fireworks still superb. Prices still outrageously high.

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Thank Spoonball
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing food, service and views. We had sushi, cheese and the goats cheese ravioli to start with and 2 steaks and 2 coconut and vegetable curries for entrees. Our waiter Justin was fantastic too.

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Absecon
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We waited to dine at Disney's California Grill, high atop the Contemporary Hotel, for a year. We dressed in proper attire (as noted in everything we read) & arrived early for our dinner reservation. To our surprise they seated us right away. However, as we keep finding out, Disney frequently puts couples at the worst tables in the room. Once... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the first time visiting the California Grill and it will be a must-do every time we visit from now on. The food and atmosphere was awesome. Food was Delicious, drinks were very good but the view... wow. you can walk outside and get a 360 view of the Magic Kingdom, Floridian, lagoon, and more.

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Fairview, New Jersey
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our visit started with a little wardrobe malfunction. While I've been here for dinner , never for brunch. We arrived in " Disney attire " matching shirts and shorts . While fine for the women and children , apparently the establishment changed the dress code and I didn't get the memo. So the men were given shirts to wear over... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our kind of restaurant I wish Disney had more of these. The quality of the food and service is excellent and the ambiance is lovely. I would rather spend a little extra and get much more in return than waste my money at the appalling restaurants that are over priced on Disney. Although I appreciate that Disney gas... More 

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Turin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a little oasis of calm in our full on Disney holiday and found it in the Sunday Brunch. It was so chilled out, the mimosas were perfect and the starters were gorgeous. The sushi was delicious. We had the hanger steak and eggs for main and it was melt in the mouth. The breads were lovely... More 

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a very happy wedding anniversary evening at the California Grill , we where shown to our table or should I say booth with our two children there was Mickey Mouse shaped Disney confetti all over the table a really nice touch, a complimentary glass of champagne was soon to follow. As for the meal it was simply first... More 

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WASHINGTON
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just simply adore this place. Shout out to Clinta, the amazing bartender who has worked for the Mouse for over 30 years I believe. This guy is amazing...and knows ALL the history about Disney World and it's changes over the years. As a single diner, I usually always walk into a seat at the bar. I go around 8/8:30 so... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the California Grill for my parents 25th wedding anniversary as a treat for them from us. I had walked through the restaurant back in 2007 where everyone was dressed in cocktail dresses and men in long sleeved shirts and smart trousers. I was slightly disappointed to find on arrival several families just wearing what they wear to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, American, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view
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: (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?