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California Cafe Bar & Grill

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Florida Mall
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8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-7654
+1 407-854-5741
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We chose the grill mainly on reputation and as the time coincided with the firework display at nearby Magic Kingdom - Wishes. Contemporary Resort looks great at night with the Christmas tree outside, and it is unusual to register arrival on floor 3 and then get in a lift for the top floor (15) for your meal. But then Contemporary... More 

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Thank RAPCopperfields
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I would never have thought of fine dining at Disney World but the California Grill proves me wrong. Probably one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. The view of the Park is spectacular, as well if you plan your dinner getting to watch the fire works from the top of the Contemporary hotel is incredible. The Service... More 

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Centerville, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Up front-1 appetizer (shared), 2 pina coladas, 1 hard cider and 2 entrees-$190-ok now that I got that out of the way-everything was excellent (for Disney food standards). This is not the same excellent I would give a stand alone restaurant in a major city-it's not THAT good-but the best possible meal in all of Disney (I have never had... More 

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Thank Jeanners77
Woerden, The Netherlands
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120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

What a great location and what a magnificent views all over Disney world!! The food is just perfect and have to be experienced.... Great for watching the fireworks from the roof terrace!

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Thank all4dutchy
kill devil hills,nc
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Visited this restaurant for a family celebration with friends. The view was spectacular as was price of food. It was VERY gourmet and I have a very uneducated palate. What I could eat was very delicious.Portions were small and prices were astronomical. Desserts were wonderful. The restaurant did not seem to be for children or families, but more sophisticated adult... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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153 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2012

In the mall so a great place to eat, relax and regroup. Get a window seat for people watching. Clean, bright, airy. The waiter was excellent taking time to explain the menu and make suggestions. I had the meat variety pizza, very thin and tasty. Wife had the pasta and could not eat it all. Pretty much a standard California... More 

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Thank hankmary
Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 October 2012

A wonderful variety of choices to tantalize the pallett, exquisite, good eating, highly recommend to locals and travelers, very good service

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Thank Pastor T
Stafford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2012

I like California pizza kitchen. They have a varied menu not just pizza. The pizzas are tasty but they also offer great salads, pasta, salmon, chicken. I have eaten here several times and never had a poor meal.

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Thank Andytours
Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Serve and food was just okay, would not go back. First time there, waited 45 min. For a salad, was told if we wanted read we should have asked. Very disappointing

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Thank LClegg
Narara, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2011

The title says it all, whether you eat the pizzas or try their individual dishes, you wont be disappointed. Fresh, tasty, and none of the heavy 'surprise' calories.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8001 S Orange Blossom Trl, Orlando, FL 32809-7654
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Mall
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Mall
  • Phone Number: +1 407-854-5741

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?