We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ariel's Grotto

1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
+1 714-781-4565
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tri tip” (133 reviews)
“crab chowder” (27 reviews)
“salad” (107 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,400)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,317 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Ariel's Grotto many times over the past few years and will miss it! Yes, it's expensive but the kids love the princess experience, the decor was amazing, and the food was pretty darn good, especially the lobster tail salad! We look...More

Thank lyndsiesal
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We attended the princess breakfast and loved it! Breakfast was good and the princesses were very attentive. The assorted rolls were super yummy - they'll bring out more if you ask. We also loved that we were able to get into the park early because...More

Thank eleona01
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Fantastic, awesome, perfect! It was a dream coming true with my wife and 3 year old son It was expensive but worth it every penny

Thank Alexandre N
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My son made a reservation for the grotto. The restaurant was decorated very colorful. Disney Princesses came by our table to talk n take pictures. My granddaughter was excited! We had a select menu. My chicken breast was very Good! Desserts were great!

Thank rebecca c
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The service is good, but they insisted in see the passport for my son to check if he is 21 for a drink, unless he showed the ID of my country(Peru). In other places of California adventure was not necessary. The food is average, the...More

Thank pattyrossirc
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is such a wonderful way to do a character meal with the Disney Princesses.They are announced and come around to each table to take pics and sign autographs.The food is also amazing!It is a 3 course meal with a wonderful selection of entrees.I would...More

1  Thank 917mistyf
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Better food than expected, but you don't go here for the food! Go for the princesses and the views. A great way for the kids to meet the characters.

Thank NatalieSP
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My husband, daughter (2 year old) and I made reservations far in advance (seems to be the only way you can count on getting into dinner somewhere!) for the world of color package. The package itself is a pretty good deal - 39ish per person...More

1  Thank Aubreyeilene
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Went here for a special treat with my daughter to meet the princesses, her favorite is Ariel so this was the best way to meet her up and close. She was fantastic with her and even through out dinner she was a treat to interact...More

1  Thank Cakeme2013
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with big family so of course we make a reservation it is a little later than usual hence the reason for making the reservation and we are all hungry by the time we get to the restaurant once we arrive about 10 minutes...More

Thank otalay
Nearby HotelsSee all 118 hotels in Anaheim
Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
4,674 reviews
.30 km away
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel
2,423 reviews
.32 km away
Alpine Inn
1,082 reviews
.35 km away
Eden Roc Inn & Suites
679 reviews
.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop
403 reviews
.15 km away
Corn Dog Castle
319 reviews
.17 km away
Napa Rose
890 reviews
.29 km away
Cozy Cone Motel
318 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Radiator Springs Racers
153 reviews
.22 km away
Soarin' Around The World
104 reviews
.33 km away
World of Color - Celebrate
137 reviews
.07 km away
Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters
220 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kelly Oanh N
24 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from conniemae58 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they offer anything else, but there are alot of websites and blogs out there that may be able to answer your question.
12 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Mishholtz | Reviewed this property |
The cove bar next to it is closed. As.far as any renovations going on, i didn't.hear.about it. I bet.a quick google search will list any closing. And, honestly, there is no way Disney isn't going to have everything in top... More
1 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from MAAB23 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do, but I would contact Disney to double check. They are very helpful
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim>  > Disneyland
  • Neighbourhood: Disneyland
  • Phone Number: +1 714-781-4565
  • This restaurant is at Disneyland (requires admission)
As part of our continuing efforts to create magical experiences for our Guests, Ariel’s Grotto is closed during Pixar Pier enhancements. Please stay tuned for further updates!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing