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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

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

Dinner (Updated: 08/14)
Appetizers/Starter
    BBQ Pork and Apple Flatbread - Coffee-brined Pork Shoulder, Apple Butter, Queso Fresco, Coffee-BBQ Sauce - $15.00
    House-made Charcuterie - Butcher’s Variety of House-made Charcuterie with Seasonal Accompaniments - $18.00
    Oven-dried Tomato Flatbread
    - Beefsteak Tomatoes, Mozzarella di Bufala, Aged Balsamic - $14.00
    Sonoma Goat Cheese Ravioli - Tomato-Fennel Broth, crispy Mushrooms, Tiny Basil, Benziger Estate Olive Oil - $15.00
    Three-Meat Signature Meatballs
    - Picholene Olives, Herbed Orzo, Chimichurri, Lavender Mint - $16.00
    Warm Octopus Salad - Flageolet Beans, Chorizo, Artichokes, Sylvetta Arugula, Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette - $18.00
    Wood-roasted Mussels - House Bacon, Smokey Tomato Broth, Hearth-baked Brick Bread - $17.00
Soups/Salads
    Artisan Romaine - Roasted Garlic Dressing, Boquerones, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Brioche Croutons - $16.00
    Crispy Rock Shrimp Salad - Spicy Baby Greens, Subarashii Pear, Red Onions, Soy Reduction, Wasabi Cream - $18.00
    Farmer's Salad - Season's Peak Vegetables, Lake Meadow Poached Egg, Palmetto Honey Vinaigrette - $17.00
    Stone Fruit and Kale Salad - Masumoto Peaches, Cherries, Marcona Almonds, Goat Cheese, Cherry Vinaigrette - $15.00
    Sweet Corn and Halibut Soup - Sweet Corn, Masa, Spiced Alaskan Halibut, and Ancho Oil - $12.00
Entree/Main Course
    Alaskan Halibut
    - Parsnip Silk, Roasted Heirloom Beets, Arugula, Macadamia Vinaigrette, Beet Syrup - $44.00
    Bell & Evans Chicken - Lollipop Kale, Local Wax Beans, Mushrooms, Celeriac Purée, Cabernet-Chicken Demi-glace - $37.00
    Bison Tenderloin - Herb and Olive Oil Potatoes, Candied Rhubarb, Vidalia Onions, Madeira Fig Demi-glace - $50.00
    California Combination Roll
    - Jumbo Lump Crab, Avocado, Cucumber, Shrimp Tempura - $24.00
    Columbia River King Salmon - Local Sweet Corn, Snap Peas, Planet Carrots, Spring Onions, Arugula Pesto - $44.00
    Dragon Roll
    - Spicy and Tataki Tuna, Shrimp Tempura, Bell Pepper, Avocado, Chili-Soy Glaze - $25.00
    Jumbo Scallops - English Pea Purée, Crispy Bacon, Asparagus, Alba Mushrooms, Pinot Noir Syrup - $43.00
    Lamb Porterhouse - Lemon-roasted Artichokes, Fregola, Marcona Almonds, Sun-dried Tomato Vinaigrette - $49.00
    Medusa Roll - Florida Coast Soft-Shell Crab, Asparagus, Wasabi Cream, Yuzu Sauce - $27.00
    Oak-fired Filet of Beef - Zellwood Sweet Corn Risotto, Tomato Butter, Grilled Corn Relish, Popcorn Shoots - $49.00
    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 - $39.00
    Potato and Whole-Grain Rösti Cakes - Roasted Baby Salsify, Fiddlehead Ferns, English Pea Emulsion - $34.00
    Spanish Seafood Pilaf - Lobster, Clams, Gulf Shrimp, Scallops, Chorizo Picante, Saffron-Rice - $47.00
    Spicy Kazan Roll
    - Crab, Shrimp, Scallops, Tuna, Fireball Sauce - $26.00
    Tuna Four Ways
    - Poke, Tartare, Maki, Nigiri - $26.00
    Yuzu-marinated Sashimi
    - Yellowfin Tuna, Salmon, Hamachi, Snapper, Wasabi Oil - $24.00
Dessert
    Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake (No Sugar Added) - Local Florida Blueberries, Huckleberry Sauce, Almond Tuile, Lemon Whipped Cream - $12.00
    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 Chantilly Cream - $13.00
    Seasonal Tasting - Florida Peaches: Warm Peach Upside-down Cake with Peach Royal Icing, Peach Gelato with Marmalade, Spiked Peach Sweet Tea with Mint - $12.00
    Sundae Sampler
    - Unique and playful Sundaes with a nostalgic twist: Frangelico Toffee, Reverse Root Beer Float, and "Banana Split" - $12.00
    Vanilla Crème Brûlée - Rich Vanilla Custard, Caramelized Turbinado Sugar, and Local Plant City Strawberries - $12.00
    Warm Homemade Fritters
    - Banana-stuffed, Cinnamon-dusted Fritters complemented with a Trio of Dipping Sauces - $12.00
Drinks
    Amber O'Doul's (non-alcoholic) - Amber O'Doul's (non-alcoholic) - $4.75
    Angry Orchard Apple Ginger Cider, Ohio - Featuring a unique blend of ginger and apple flavors. This smooth and refreshing cider offers a sweet, yet slightly tart taste - $7.00
    Blood Orange Margarita - Jose Cuervo Tradicional, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, and Blood Orange Juice - $11.50
    Bud Light - Bud Light - $5.25
    Butte Creek Organic Porter, California - Brewed with premium organic malted barley and organic hops, this beer is a rich and robust dark ale with a crisp hop start and a smooth chocolate finish - $7.50
    California Grill Coffee - Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur with Baileys Irish Cream, Licor 43, and Coffee - $9.25
    Cigar City "Jai Alai" IPA, Florida - Tampa was once home to a bustling Jai Alai fronton but sadly all that remains of Jai Alai in the Tampa Bay area is this India Pale Ale that we brew in tribute to the merry game - $7.75
    Classic Side Car - Rémy Martin VSOP and Cointreau with a splash of Sweet-and-Sour - $11.50
    Coronado Orange Avenue Wit, California - This craft beer is bolstered by orange zest, coriander, and orange blossom honey. Expect a refreshing, light- bodied brew with a citrus zing and a hint of earthy spice - $8.50
    Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale, Blegium - Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale is fermented twice, making it a lively, bubbly beer with a rich head. The flavor is yeasty, fruity, and slightly smoky, with a dry finish - $11.25
    Cucumber Fizz - Chopin Vodka, Limoncello, and Cucumber Water with a splash of Sprite - $10.50
    Founders All Day IPA, Michigan - An IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grain and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatic and a clean finish - $8.25
    Harp Lager, Ireland - This Irish style pale lager features pleasant, aromatic hops and light malt. Its flavor has a balance of sweet, light malts with mellow, leafy, and floral hops - $8.50
    Heineken - Heineken - $6.50
    Innis & Gunn Original, Scotland - Made with roasted barley, Styrian malts and matured in oak to produce a smooth Scottish beer with hints of toffee, vanilla, and oak - $7.50
    Left Hand Milk Stout "Nitro", Colorado - This English style of beer, also known as Sweet Stout or Cream Stout showcases a well-rounded sweetness in this dark beer - $10.00
    Michelob Ultra - Michelob Ultra - $6.50
    Monte "Ray" - Mount Gay Rum, Pineapple Juice, and Licor 43 with a splash of Sweet-and-Sour - $9.00
    Napa Blue Martini - Charbay Vodka and Olive Juice with Blue Cheese- stuffed Olives - $10.50
    Napa Smith Hopageddon, California - At 144 IBUs, Hopageddon glows with a gorgeous, fiery orange color and showcases a distinct, full white head. Unique flavors and a pleasant bitterness are created from the process of dry-hopping and linger on the palate - $9.25
    Ommegang "Three Philosophers", New York - Flavors and aromas of roasted malt, molasses, brown sugar, dark fruits, brandied raisins, and chocolate. Three Philosophers has notable sweetness with low hop bitterness - $11.25
    Passion Fruit Margarita - Patrón Silver Tequila and Cointreau Noir with Passion Fruit Purée - $10.50
    Sake Martini - Karen "Coy" Sake, Licor 43, and Cruzan Mango Rum with a splash of Orange and Pineapple Juices - $10.50
    Shipyard “Summer Ale”, Maine - A traditional American Wheat beer that is less assertive than its Bavarian counterparts. Golden color, mellow malted wheat flavor and less hoppy characteristics - $7.00
    Twisted Mai Tai - Mount Gay Rum, Crème de Noyaux, Orange Juice, and Pineapple Juice with a splash of Lime - $9.25


California Grill
Child's Menu

Dinner (Updated: 08/14)
Appetizers/Starter
    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
    Chicken Breast - Citrus-glazed Grilled Chicken Breast with Baby Steamed Carrots, crushed Sweet Potatoes, and Seasonal Fruit Kabobs with Freshly Made Yogurt Dip. Choice of Small Lowfat Milk or Small Dasani Water - $15.00
    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 - $18.00
    Hand-formed Provolone Cheese Pizza - served with choice of Small Lowfat Milk, Small Dasani Water, or Small Minute Maid Apple Juice - $9.00
    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 - $14.00
Dessert
    California Grill Signature Puffed Rice Sushi - 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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