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Ariel's Grotto

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1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
+1 714-781-4565
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10:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

500 bucks for basically dennys caliber food ...just dont even.consider this dump an option. Old looking inside ...dirty cutlery ..tough meat ..like a 19.99 dinner.at best....but. here each plate is like 40 bucks

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Thank Kent B
Vancouver
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the World of Color dinner package at Ariel's Grotto when we visited Disneyland last month. The package included 3-course dinner for everyone (adults + kids) and tickets to a reserved viewing area. The food was very good! I tried looking for their menu but couldn't find anything so I've attached a picture of it with this review. Costs... More 

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Thank pandaVancouver
California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner with a large group here 2 days after Christmas. Getting the VIP seating to the world of color show made it worth wild! Our adult food was good...not amazing...but Good! I felt kind of bad for the kids though as there menu was basically spaghetti or chicken nuggets. For the price the food could definitely improve. Service... More 

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1 Thank luv2teachkinder
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked the World of Colour dinner and were very disappointed with the food. The menu is very limited and there was nothing on it my teenaged daughter would eat, although I had the salmon and this was quite nice. The salad was just salad and the dessert just ok. The food was pre-made so arrived as soon as ordered... More 

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Thank Michelle G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ariel's offered a fine dining experience and great location. If you have the choice, choose dining outside to take in the full atmosphere of the park. Although the menu was a bit pricey (about $55 a plate) and there were no child plates offered (not sure if they have a child's menu, but none was offered) the food was delicious.... More 

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1 Thank Bill W
Downers Grove, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the prix fixe meal with the World of Color viewing for our very last night at Disneyland. Our reservation was at 6:30p, the service was just right and the food was actually quite good. For five of us it came to around $300. My mom had the lobster, I had the steak, my husband had the pork. No... More 

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1 Thank bachalottle
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

An experience for the young prince and princesses - must do reservation for kids as you experience Ariel check and picture upon entry then order a nice meal - next comes a song and special guests We met and got pictures with Belle, Rapunzel, Cindereliable and Tiana the smiles and joy by the little one especially was worth every penny... More 

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Thank Diana D
Sacramento
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended going to Ariel's Grotto, in particular before their dinner schedule because they have multiple Disney princesses make their way around to each table. My daughter was on cloud 9! She adores her signature book and the perfectly replicated Disney princess personalities. It's now going to have to be a staple when we visit. Pricy but worth saving up... More 

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Thank Amy S
Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned from Disneyland and did Ariel's Grotto for dinner so we could get the World of Color package. The food was definitely not good and extremely expensive. In general, I think Disneyland doesn't even compare to Disney World for food. The "priority" seating we received for World of Color was not worth the price of the food. It's... More 

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Thank dandeej3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was worth the price to get the amazing seats for world of color alone. The salmon was amazing, and my husband loved his tri tip. The only thing I thought was lacking were the options for dessert and appetizers. What they offered was good, but keep in mind you don't get much of a choice with the world of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?