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California Grill Lounge

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#100 of 1,058 American in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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BRICK OVEN-FIRED FLATBREADS
Triple Cheese Flat Bread
pecorino, asiago, and provolone, sun-dried tomato, arugula pesto
USD 12
Hardwood-smoked Salmon Flatbread
chive cream cheese, capers, black tobiko, soft-cooked egg
USD 13
Lamb Gyro Flatbread
USD 14
Bacon Cheeseburger Flatbread
wagyu beef, tillamook cheddar, house-made dill pickles, florida tomato ketchup
USD 13
SUSHI
Tuna Three Ways
poke, tartare, tataki
USD 23
Yuzu-marinated Sashimi
yellowfin tuna, salmon, hamachi, snapper, wasabi oil
USD 21
“dragon Roll”
spicy and tataki tuna, shrimp tempura, bell pepper, avocado, chili-soy glaze
USD 28
Spicy Kazan Roll
crab, shrimp, scallops, tuna, fireball sauce
USD 22
California Roll
jumbo lump crab, avocado, cucumber
USD 22
Yoshie’s Deluxe Sushi Platter
maki and nigiri
USD 28
Tempura Seafood Roll
USD 21
FIRST COURSE
Crispy Rock Shrimp Salad
asian pear, red onions, soy reduction, wasabi cream
USD 17
Heirloom Apple Salad
local greens, rogue river blue cheese, pistachio vinaigrette
USD 14
Handmade Potato Gnocchi
wild mushrooms, edamame, smoked pork, organic soft-poached egg
USD 16
Chef’s Garden Tomato Salad
USD 15
Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup
candied bacon, cinnamon apples, spiced cider cream
USD 11
Hearts Of Romaine
roasted garlic dressing, marinated anchovies, olives, aged parmesan, croutons
USD 11
Cider-steamed “big Ones” Mussels
applewood-smoked bacon, fennel, crème fraîche, heirloom apples
USD 14
Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli
sun-dried tomatoes, pesto, shiitake mushrooms, basil
USD 14
Summer Lobster Salad
USD 20
MAIN COURSE
Grilled Pork Tenderloin
goat cheese polenta, roasted mushrooms, zinfandel glaze, crispy sage
USD 37
Oak-fired Filet Of Beef
buttered purple stokes purée, citrus-glazed carrots, teriyaki barbecue
USD 47
Pumpkin-fig Ravioli
spiced winter fruit mostarda, fig pinot noir syrup, pumpkin seed-sage crumble
USD 31
Florida Black Grouper
creamy white corn tasso grits, tuscan kale, fried okra, espelette vinaigrette
USD 40
Veal Chop
creamy o'henry sweet potato hash, wild mushroom, root spinach, chimichurri
USD 47
Seared Diver Scallops
zellwood corn risotto, spiced tomato broth, micro popcorn shoots
USD 40
All-natural Bell & Evans Chicken
zellwood corn cake, corn purée, petite carrots, chipotle emulsion
USD 34
Atlantic Swordfish
cauliflower purée, chili-garlic butter, carnival cauliflower, lime gastrique
USD 36
DESSERTS
Brown Sugar Spice Cake
pumpkin panna cotta, cranberry compote, and warmed pumpkin ganache
USD 12
Pear And Almond Tart
poached pears, lemon shortbread crust, and toasted almond ice cream
USD 12
Valrhona Chocolate Cake
warm chocolate cake with molten center, gianduja ice cream, and frangelico chocolate sauce
USD 13
Heather’s Chocolate Sampler
marshmallow whoopie pies, chipotle chocolate cupcake, peanut butter buckeye pop, and valrhona mint chocolate chip
USD 12
Bananas And Caramel
crispy baked phyllo squares layered with banana, mascarpone mousse, and caramelized banana
USD 12
Warm Heirloom Apple Crisp
(no sugar added) chai ice cream, hippen tuile, and apple-currant compote
USD 12
Caramel Corn Crème Brûlée
zellwood sweet corn custard, salted caramel swirl ice cream, and caramel corn brittle
USD 12
PRICE RANGE
$35 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Sushi
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of our favorite romantic restaurants. This time though, the service was lacking. We usually have a drink server, but not this time. We had to ask for refills. I think the filets were a lot smaller than last time. We will still...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Teriberi54
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything was exceptional from the service (Thank you Scott) to the perfectly prepared food and drink. Our party could not have been happier.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank JesseGriffin
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you want a great view of the fireworks while sitting down this is the place. We were disappointed in the food quality and the service. Our server tried to upsell on us every single item which we find extremely annoying. We just wanted a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank 796laurens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is on the 15th floor with a great view of the Magic Kingdom... but that is what it relies on unfortunately with its amazing reputation, as it isn’t the food. We made a reservation and were lucky to get into the fully booked...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank dal3w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to enjoy the dinner & see the fireworks with the grandkids . Dinner was so salty , The 4 scallops for $50.00 US was so salty , 4 adults tasted it and rejected the scallops , ask to get a new dish without...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank 762glenw
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do restaurant ever time we are in Florida and not just when we are staying at Walt Disney World we try and get a reservation here. The best time is at night around the fireworks because you can go out on...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Drutch616
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Cali Grill during our Anniversary trip in November 2019. We had the Sunday Brunch and was immediately blown away when we were sat at the window, the band playing behind us, and Magic Kingdom below us in the distance. The...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ChrisCummings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times before and it doesn’t disappoint. Nassa our server was very helpful and informative There’s a wonderful view here when the sun goes down and the lift the blinds for the view which is a great moment. It takes two...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Bubbs1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

California Grill located on the top floor of the contemporary resort hotel in the Disney world resort Magic Kingdom area. I recommend making reservations. But being with just one other person I have managed to get a seat at the bar. The view is amazing..you...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experience was disappointing in that my meal was way way over-salted...like the chef tripped and accidentally emptied the salt shaker onto my plate. Everyone at the table tried it and agreed that it was horrificly salty. Had to send it back. In general, my...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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tlang5
January 8, 2020|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
around this time of year, yes. The huge vacation crowds are gone and it's far less busy, but with that said, firework events are so pretty up there, it's one of the best places to see so it does get crowded. Get up there an... More
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teeniem2015
January 4, 2020|
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Response from scootstheman | Reviewed this property |
Get there early and eat at the lounge then go back with your receipt and you will get back in the Cali grill for the fireworks. The lounge has the same menu as the restaurant.
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IL8888
August 6, 2019|
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Response from guillermob400 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you ll allow. Best way is to make a reservation.
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