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California Grill

4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
+1 407-939-3463
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
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Reviewed April 13, 2016

Party of six, including two kids. The kids were overt-tired, and clearly not up to behaving well in a nice restaurant, so their mum took them to bed. The staff weren't fazed - offered us a smaller table, which we accepted, and carried on as...More

Thank davidkirk99
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating staff. The views from the restaurant were stunning. The food was superb. We both had steaks but two different cuts. So delicious. The dessert was amazing. We had the butterscotch creme brûlée and the chocolate mousse cake. Sinful. We caught the...More

2  Thank Sandtrupr
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

So I chose California grill for my 40th birthday dinner on our last night in the world of magic.. Had second thoughts as it is so expensive but so glad we kept the reservation as we had the most incredible time.. Beautiful location on top...More

1  Thank chelle1976
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I joined friends at this fabulous restaurant on the top floor of the Contemporary at Disney World. They highly recommended it and they were spot on. We sat at the sushi bar and enjoyed talking to a chef from LI, where we...More

Thank Zumalou
Reviewed April 12, 2016

The view from the California Grill is truly 5 Stars. However, except for prices, that is where the 5 Stars end. The fish dishes were good but not exceptionable. I had the Strip Steak for $55. Excepting a whole steak, I was totally surprised to...More

Thank Charles N
Reviewed April 11, 2016

"Would you like a glass of champagne?" - Our greeting as we stepped off the Contemporary's private elevator to the stunning and sublime California Grill. Our family of three wanted to have lunch prior to visiting the Magic Kingdom during our last day (of a...More

6  Thank slwt2016
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here to celebrate my birthday and our anniversary. When we mentioned this to the cast member who checked us in, she made sure to get us the best seat in the house for viewing the fireworks, as well as a...More

2  Thank britdaw
Reviewed April 11, 2016

We couldn't find any open tables in the Magic Kingdom for our first night in the parks, and after a long day we really wanted a sit-down meal. For some reason, there was an opening at the California Grill at the Contemporary, so we took...More

3  Thank OLE86
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

First time here, very impressed. Dined here at a 9 pm reservation with 4 adults, 3 kids. Had a table in the main dining room. This place is very impressive, has the wow factor for sure. Great view of MK from the 15th floor, with...More

1  Thank Momofthreesweeties
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

If you can ditch the kids for an evening this is the place to go. My wife and I dined here one night during our trip. The view is amazing and very romantic. The drinks are top notch and very strong (try the side car)....More

Thank Jacob M
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Shahaf S
February 16, 2018|
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Response from jcrreid | Reviewed this property |
The pizza was a small appetizer size. Like a little side dish.
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James S
February 14, 2018|
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I have eaten dinner at the California Grill several times, enjoyed the New Year's Eve Party once and eaten at the brunch recently. I do not remember there being seating at the bar for guests. During the brunch the bar area... More
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James W
February 12, 2018|
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Response from Suze44857 | Reviewed this property |
You will love this experience. The room is not over booked, you can take your time eating, the service is great, the views are wonderful, and the food is top-shelf. My steak and eggs was amazing and my boyfriend said his... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$35 - $80
Meals
Lunch, 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
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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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