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“Incredible food, service, and views - great vantage point to watch Wishes”
Review of California Grill

California Grill
Ranked #52 of 3,922 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $80
Cuisines: American, Sushi
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Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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.
Reviewed May 1, 2013

We had an amazing dinner here - the service is out of this world, they really go above and beyond to ensure your experience is great. The sushi was incredible, the salad was fresh and perfectly dressed, the bison and filet of beef were perfectly cooked and the sides and desserts were exquisite. Beyond the incredible food and service, the restaurant is at the top floor of the Contemporary and overlooks Magic Kingdom and Seven Seas Lagoon. We were able to watch Wishes from the outdoor area while waiting for our table to be opened up. It was easily one of the best dining experiences I have ever had.

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Thank LisaM81
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

The California Grill is easily the best restaurant at Walt Disney World. Very hard to get a reservation so book early. We even booked our park days around an available dinner slot. The service, atmosphere, and food quality is outstanding. Wine list is fantastic and being able to see fireworks is a bonus perk. Make sure you save room for dessert!

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Reviewed April 29, 2013

Very happy we ate at California Grill. The atmosphere was amazing and we had an excellent table for 2 that looked right out onto the castle. My main disappointment was our waiters look of disappointment when we only ordered Iced Teas. They have an extensive wine list, however we choose not to drink any wine that night. He seemed very disappointed in this and we did not get much attention. Other then that, the food was good and will go back.

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Thank Jessica_527
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

we went in oct 2012 with 2 kids and 2 adults. great food, excellent kid food too. Was very expensive but the service and food was great. I remember the pizza even was the best I ever had. ITs closed now and hope it re opens by the next trip Oct 2013 ... trying to make the reservations now but it wont let me. THe only thing that upsets me is that its always booked up and we have to end up eating at 500 since its booked.

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Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

I make it a point to eat here whenever I am at Disney. The food and view are fantastic. One of the best Steaks I've ever had. The sushi is out of this world as well. Great staff and service.

Fireworks were delayed due to a thunderstorm on our last visit (the view of the lightning over the park was a show in itself), but we were able to use our reciept to return to the balcony later in the evening when the fireworks started.

Thank Rush1985
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