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California Grill

#39 of 2,934 Restaurants in Orlando
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4600 N World Dr, Contemporary Hotel, Orlando, FL 32830-8413
+1 407-939-3463
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17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Halifax, Canada
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wasn't really impressed. My plan was to take our daughter and grandson to see the fireworks here before the MK as they have never been. It backfired as they didn't want to stay for the fireworks at the MK the next night and in my opinion the ones at the CG were not anywhere as near as good so just... More 

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2 Thank kasanta
Kissimmee, Florida
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108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Six of us, who live within 30 miles of WDW, decided to treat ourselves and eat here. We had a 5:15 reservation for a Monday night. We arrived right on time and were seated promptly. The room itself is large and modern but nothing to write home about. The view, however, is spectacular. You're surrounded by windows overlooking Magic Kingdom... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a reservation and arrived early and we shown to our table right away. That part of California Grill is spot on. So are the drinks, the service and the appetizers. Hubs ordered the scallops, and they were delish and I ordered the cioppino. I want to say the cioppino was delish and for $63.00 it really should be... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely dinner. I have dreamed of the sea scallops for months. The menu has changed and it wasn't quite all I had dreamed. We watched Wishes from the viewing deck. I hope the new show is as beautiful. We have reservations in July to check it out.

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2 Thank suzismini
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for dinner for my mothers birthday. The food was amazing and the view for the fireworks is perfect! Definitely a romantic setting for couples too!

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1 Thank allyhyne
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to the California Grill. We had previously visited in May 2014 but were jet lagged so hardly remember it. Thankfully this time we were awake, refreshed and ready to celebrate my Dad's 50th birthday. The California Grill is located on the top floor of the Contemporary Resort Hotel and is visually stunning. A beautiful restaurant... More 

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3 Thank ClareT817
Kingston, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner was excellent, service great, saw the fireworks from the top and the hostess went out of her way to make our evening complete.

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2 Thank Art S
Thomaston, Georgia
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84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love dining at California Grill. The view is unlike any other- it's a beautiful view of the Magic Kingdom. There is a viewing platform to go outside and view the fireworks...and the music is piped in as well. We always dine around firework time. The restaurant is beautiful. The service is always excellent. The food is fabulous. They even... More 

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3 Thank Richarda M
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, this restaurant is physically stunning. The views from on top of the contemporary are unparalleled. Book your dinner about two hours before the fireworks so you have time to see the view during the day and night. Expect this dinner to take a while, they purposely serve you slowly so you'll be there for the fireworks. The food... More 

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4 Thank Avalon K
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dining experience was wonderful. Food was amazing. The decor is simple yet beautiful The entrance has a wall of wine further than the eye can see ;) We were lucky enough to catch the fireworks over the castle on the walkway outside with a perfect view and nice warm breeze.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$80
Cuisine
Japanese, American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?