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California Grill

California Grill Information
Food/Dining Type: American
Meals: Dinner,
Location: Contemporary / Top Floor
Reservations: Suggested
Hours: 5:30pm- 10:00pm
Disney Dining Plan: YES (Signature Restaurant Credit)
Tables in Wonderland: YES
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With sweeping views of Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic Kingdom from atop Disney's Contemporary Resort, the re-imagined California Grill features a new design inspired by mid-century modern California, and a new menu showcasing seasonal ingredients with a lighter touch. The sushi bar has been expanded with a display case and a 12-course omakase menu, which gives the chefs free reign to create innovative new dishes.

Known for its stellar wine list, the restaurant now boasts about 250 wine selections, 80 by the glass, an expanded sake list, eight kinds of craft beers and ciders and signature cocktails created by staff mixologists. A new wine display can be seen from the first moment guests get off the elevator, housing 1,600 bottles in a climate-controlled showcase.

There is an observation deck where restaurant patrons can enjoy the nightly fireworks.

Part of the dining experience is the onstage kitchen where you can watch the talented staff prepare the meals. A new wood-burning oven has been added in the redesign. The creative menu is based on the freshest seasonal ingredients and changes frequently.

California Wines are featured and 20 sommeliers are on hand to help with your selections. There's a lounge and full service bar available.

Resort Casual Dress Policy, no tank tops or swimwear.

California Grill MENU

NOTE: All menu items/prices are subject to change

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NOTE: * Indicates buffet item and cost represents total cost of buffet.
Menu is subject to change.

Dinner (Updated: 12/13)
    Baked Local Prawns - Charred Lemon, Blistered Baby Tomato and Cippolini Onion Relish, Watercress - $20.00
    Duck in all its Glory
    - House-made Sausage, Rillettes, Prosciutto, Duck Liver Pâté, Cranberry Compote - $17.00
    Oven-dried Tomato Flatbread
    - Beefsteak Tomatoes, Mozzarella di Bufala, Aged Balsamic - $13.00
    Pork Pâte Flatbread - Roasted Garlic, Mascarpone Cheese, Royal Trumpet Mushroom Chips - $14.00
    Roasted "Surf & Turf" - New Smyrna Clams, Saffron-infused Fennel and Chorizo Butter, Bone Marrow - $16.00
    Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli - Tomato-Fennel Broth, crispy Mushrooms, Tiny Basil, Benziger Estate Olive Oil - $14.00
    Three-Meat Signature Meatballs
    - Picholene Olives, Herbed Orzo, Chimichurri, Lavender Mint - $15.00
    Baby Romaine - Roasted Garlic Dressing, Boquerones, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Brioche Croutons - $15.00
    Carrot and Cilantro Soup
    - Spiced Paprika Oil, Lime-blackened Halibut, Citrus- Coriander Bloom - $12.00
    Crispy Rock Shrimp Salad - Baby Greens, Asian Pear, Red Onions, Soy Reduction, Wasabi Cream - $17.00
    Farmers Salad - Season's Peak Vegetables, Soft-poached Organic Egg, Honey-Sherry Vinaigrette - $16.00
    Heirloom Tomatoes - Daily Variety with Grilled Bread, Baby Basil, ricotta, Blistered Shisito Vinaigrette - $17.00
Entree/Main Course
    24-Hour Short Rib Filet
    - Caramelized Root Vegetables, Olive Oil Potato Puree, Red Wine Butter - $49.00
    Bell & Evans Chicken - Teriyaki Barbecue Glaze, Truffle Macaroni & Cheese, Glazed Vegetables, Chicken Sausage - $35.00
    California Combination Roll
    - Jumbo Lump Crab, Avocado, Cucumber, Shrimp Tempura - $24.00
    Dragon Roll
    - Spicy and Tataki Tuna, Shrimp Tempura, Bell Pepper, Avocado, Chili-Soy Glaze - $29.00
    Georges Bank Scallops
    - Homemade Potato Gnocchi, Smoked Pork, Grilled Onions, Rapini, Parmesan Foam - $43.00
    Oak-fired Filet of Beef - Heirloom Tomato Risotto, Marinted Baby Vine Tomatoes, Basil, Tomato Butter - $49.00
    Pacific Halibut
    - Parsnip Silk, Roasted Heirloom Beets, Arugula, Macadamia Vinaigrette, Beet Syrup - $42.00
    Pork Belly Nigri
    - House-cured Pork, Bacon and Yuzu Rice, Spicy Teriyaki - $22.00
    Pork Two Ways - Grilled Tenderloin, Goat Cheese Polenta, Mushrooms, Lacquered Belly, Applesauce - $37.00
    Roasted Squash Ravioli
    - Root Spinach, Salsify, Petite Herb Salad, Sage Brown Butter, 15 year Balsamic - $32.00
    Spicy Kazan Roll
    - Crab, Shrimp, Scallops, Tuna, Fireball Sauce - $26.00
    Tuna Four Ways
    - Poke, Tartare, Maki, Nigiri - $26.00
    Wild Columbia River Salmon
    - Zellwood Sweet Corn Pudding, crispy Salmon Cakes, spiced Saffron Broth - $42.00
    Yuzu-marinated Sashimi
    - Yellowfin Tuna, Salmon, Hamachi, Snapper, Wasabi Oil - $24.00
    Chef's Selection Cheese Board - Selection of Five unique Cheeses with Accompaniments - $20.00
    Chocolate Pudding Cake
    - Luscious Chocolate Cake with Nutella Filling, Meringue Kisses, and Mint Chantilly - $13.00
    Lemon Meringue Cheesecake
    - Meyer Lemon-Mascarpone Cheesecake, Ctirus Cookie, and Charred Meringue Clouds - $12.00
    Seasonal Tasting - Heirloom Apple - Apple Cupcake with Cream Cheese and Streusel, Warm-spiced Cider, Peanut Butter Caramel Apple, and Apple Cheddar Turnover with Compote and Caradom Glaze - $12.00
    Sundae Sampler
    - Unique and playful Sundaes with a nostalgic twist: Caramel Corn, Coke® Float, and Strawberry and Basil - $12.00
    Warm Homemade Fritters
    - Banana-stuffed, Cinnamon-dusted Fritters with Toasted Caramel Marshmallows complemented with a Trio of Dipping Sauces - $12.00

California Grill
Child's Menu

    Baby Iceberg Wedge Salad - with curled Carrots, Baby Tomatoes, and Fat-free Ranch Dressing - $5.00
    Grilled Seasonal Vegetable Lettuce Wraps - with Hummus Dip - $5.00
Entree/Main Course
    Mickey Check Meals: Grilled Beef Tenderloin - Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Baby Carrots, crushed Sweet Potatoes and Ketchup Sauce, and Seasonal Fruit Kabobs with Freshly Made Yogurt Dip. Choice of Small Lowfat Milk or Small Dasani® Water. Meets Disney Nutrition Guidelines for Complete Meals without substitution - $18.00
    Mickey Check Meals: Grilled Chicken Breast - Citrus-glazed Grilled Chicken Breast with Baby Steamed Carrots, crushed Sweet Potatoes, and Sesaonal Fruit Kabobs with Freshly Made Yogurt Dip. Choice of Small Lowfat Milk or Small Dasani® Water. Meets Disney Nutrition Guildelines for Complete Meals without substitution - $15.00
    Mickey Check Meals: Pasta - Whole-Grain Macaroni Pasta with Oven-fired Tomato Sauce served with Seasonal Fruit Kabobs with Freshly Made Yogurt Dip. Choice of Small Lowfat Milk or Small Dasani® Water. Meets Disney Nutrition Guildelines for Complete Meals without substitution - $14.00
    Provolone and Fresh Tomato Pizza - served with choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani® Water, or Small Minute Maid® Apple Juice - $9.00
    California Grill Signature Puffed Rice Sushi - . - $6.00
    Cookies and Cream - Fresh-baked Petite Chocolate Chip Cookies with Vanilla and Chocolate Pop Rocks Ice Cream - $6.00
    Seasonal Fruit Kabobs - with Freshly Made Yogurt Dip - $5.00

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