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Ariel's Grotto

1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
+1 714-781-4565
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well even though we had researched different places to eat at California Adventure we weren't aware that we needed reservations for Ariel's Grotto! We had been at the park since it opened and had 3 children and 7 adults which I understand is a large...More

1  Thank whatchuwant37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the fourth time dining at the grotto. We always do it to relax and have a nice meal, while the kids get to meet princesses and get autographs. The nice part of this meal is since it's not a buffet, it makes it...More

Thank zooeyasher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was surprisingly good, well at least better than I thought it would be for a restaurant that does characters meet and greet. Our server was very nice too. I forgot to get my kids autograph books and fortunately, I could purchase them in...More

Thank Hanurs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took family here for a 50th Anniversary celebration. Disney staff couldn't be more accommodating. They went out of their way to make this a very special occasion and I was extremely impressed. The food quality was very good. Between Ariel's Grotto and the Blue Bayou,...More

Thank Trailblazing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good, but certainly not work $50 per person - especially given the limited menu to select from. We did it for our two girls but won't do it again. It was't worth the price. The service was slow, it took forever for...More

2  Thank UtahVW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my 4 yo daughter and 9 yo son to lunch here. I read tons of reviews for character dining and this seemed to be the one most likely to appeal to my daughter (my son wasn't really interested, but came along). First off,...More

2  Thank Bestjess_80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here with my granddaughters. If you don't mind spending the money, it's a much more pleasant way to see several princesses in one place than waiting in line for hours. Each princess spent plenty of time at each table and posed...More

1  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is just average. The reason people eat here is for the princesses in the morning and the World of Color passes at night. My children are charged as adults, but our waitress brought out full size adult size entrees of kids menu...More

Thank knnorman
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

After a long day of walking and fighting crowds it was nice to have a sit down dinner where they cater to us. I had made dinner reservations two days ahead for a 7:20 dinner. They give you five options for dinner that include a...More

1  Thank Joy932772002
Reviewed 13 June 2017

When you go to any Disney Parks it's a good idea to make reservations to restaurants so you get to sit down to have a good meal. You also don't want to spend your time waiting for a table to sit down. This is our...More

1  Thank Delia G
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Troy J
23 June 2017|
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Response from T6431ANrebeccab | Reviewed this property |
alot of people purchase the package. reserved area gives you the better views yes, however since it's open to more people you could be pushed back a bit in that particular viewing section. the viewing section is in the... More
Trisha T
6 March 2017|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
It's about $45 but so worth it. A lot of things are "once in a lifetime" and then a few years pass, and you come back for ... "one more time". This was a once in a lifetime, but I wouldn't have missed it for anything!
Kathryn Margare... H
5 March 2017|
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Response from Amira S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We went there back in December and there were Cinderella, Tiana, Belle, Rapunzel and, of course, Ariel. My 4-year old niece was really amazed by all of them. We also used Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique service as a princess... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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)
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