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California Grill

Dining room of California Grill

Magic Kingdom Resort Area

Disney's Contemporary Resort

American, Seafood, Sushi Cuisine

Fine/Signature Dining, Reservations Accepted

$$$ ($30 to $59.99 per adult) More Information Beginning of tooltip content   End of tooltip content
Some Dining Plans Accepted

When you book a Disney vacation, you may opt to purchase a Magic Your Way Vacation Package that includes one of our Disney Dining Plans. Each dining plan provides a set of entitlements you can redeem at select Walt Disney World dining locations.

Refer to your specific dining plan for the numbers of entitlements required per person for this location. Ranges mean that entitlements vary based on factors including seating location, season or time of day. Please call us, visit the location or check availability to learn the specific number of entitlements.


Dining Plan Type
2014 Entitlements Required
Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan
Disney Dining Plan2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan2
Disney Premium Plan1
Disney Platinum Plan1

Dining Plan Type
2015 Entitlements Required
Dinner
Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan
Disney Dining Plan2
Disney Deluxe Dining Plan2
Disney Premium Plan
Disney Platinum Plan
Savor the finest in Californian cooking, as you take in the sights of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom park.
Chocolate pudding cake with meringue kisses and a sprig of mint

Sublime Vistas and Spectacular Cuisine

Experience the flavors of the Pacific Coast at this award-winning restaurant.

Via private elevator, ascend to the 15th floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, where you’ll discover exquisite panoramic views of the shimmering lagoon, Floridian woodland and Cinderella Castle. Inside, enjoy the vibrant sights and sounds of the lively onstage kitchen, where chefs combine global flavors in deliciously inventive new ways.

Gourmet Dining
Californian cuisine celebrates fresh, seasonal ingredients and the international, melting-pot culture of the Golden State. Changing seasonally, the menu may include such specialties as handmade Sonoma goat cheese ravioli, steamed mussels and oak-grilled filet of beef.

Delight in mouthwatering sushi, as well as brick oven-fired flatbreads topped with roasted chicken and caramelized onions, sun-dried tomatoes and three cheeses, or black beans and braised pork. Then polish off a perfect meal with decadent desserts like warm Valrhona chocolate cake, cheesecake and fruit cobbler.

To complement their entrées, Guests 21 years of age and up can select from over 300 hand-picked wines—most of which are from California. Over 50 are available by the glass, and sommeliers are on hand to offer pairing suggestions.

Bar area of California Grill

Magic Kingdom Fireworks Spectacular

California Grill offers one of the best fireworks dining experiences at Walt Disney World Resort.

Lights dim as the music is piped into the restaurant—immersing Guests in the magic of the night.

Dining before the fireworks? Bring your receipt to the check-in desk on the 2nd floor for reentry to California Grill. Then, enjoy the show either from California Grill Lounge or the outside observation deck.

Guests with a dining reservation after the fireworks are also invited to watch the show from the lounge or observation deck.

 

Two couples enjoy a conversation and drinks in California Grill Lounge

California Grill Lounge

Enjoy pre-dinner cocktails and first-come, first-served seating in the lounge, offering the same menu as the restaurant.

A hostess hands a beeper to a Guest at the check-in counter for California Grill

Check-In

Check in at the podium located on the 2nd floor of Disney's Contemporary Resort. A Cast Member will then escort you up to the 15th floor in an elevator exclusively reserved for California Grill Guests.

A husband, wearing a suit jacket, laughs with his wife while sitting at a dinner table

Dress Code

At this signature dining experience, Guests are asked to adhere to the dress code.

Men may wear khakis, slacks, jeans or dress shorts and collared shirts. Sport coats are optional.

Women may wear Capri pants, skirts, dresses, jeans or dress shorts.

Not permitted are tank tops, swimsuits, swimsuit cover-ups, hats for gentlemen, cut-offs, torn clothing and t-shirts with offensive language and/or graphics.

A rectangular slice of oven-dried tomato flatbread at California Grill

Reservations

Advance reservations are highly recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.

If reservations are unavailable for the date and time you would like to visit, you may be able to request seating at California Grill Lounge at the check-in podium on the 2nd floor of Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

Seating at California Grill Lounge is first-come, first-served; reservations are not accepted.

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California Grill

Dinner
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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