• On Sep 14, 2019
    Roxie Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi there How does the dining plan work at California grill. I've heard different things Thanks

    Hi, Roxie! California Grill is consistently one of the top choices for Walt Disney World Resort dining, due to its sweeping views from the 15th floor of Disney's Contemporary Resort and its focus on fresh market ingredients. Try to request a table by the window when you check-in at the podium on the second floor; it's the perfect place for watching the sunset or the fireworks. No matter where you sit, however, you're certain to have a memorable meal when you dine here!

    California Grill is on the Disney Dining Plan, and it is considered a Signature Dining restaurant, so two Table-Service meals will be redeemed from each Guest's meal plan balance; your meal will include one entrée, one nonalcoholic beverage (or alcoholic beverage, for Guests 21 and older), and one dessert. If you decide to go with the Disney Deluxe Dining Plan, you'll also be able to order an appetizer.  

    When I celebrated my birthday here in June, I ordered an old favorite of mine, the Grilled Pork Tenderloin (the Oak-fired Filet of Beef never disappoints, either). Several years ago, I ordered an item off the Hand-rolled Sushi menu for my entrée. This policy may have changed since then, so always check with your server first if you are thinking about that delicious Spicy Kazan Roll! I enjoyed the Lavender Doughnuts this visit, but if you're a chocoholic, I recommend saving room for the Warm Valrhona Chocolate Cake, served with Vanilla Ice Cream! 

    If you're like me, and you like to dine earlier in the evening, Roxie, just make sure to save your receipt so you can return for the spectacular views of Happily Ever After. It's the best way to end a perfect day! 

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Meet the Panelist: Eean, Pennsylvania

Hi, I'm Eean from Pennsylvania! I may have an unusual name, but my passion for Disney is not unique. It's incredible how many people you can find who love talking about "The Most Magical Place On Earth!" I'm that mom who always has her ears perked at PTO meetings, in the grocery store aisle, or at my monthly Bunco club for an opportunity to give someone a planning tip to help make their vacation even more magical. Learn More About Eean

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