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Ariel's Grotto

1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
+1 714-781-4565
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1313 Disneyland Drive, Paradise Pier, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The one thing you have to remember is you are paying for entertainment. Came here for family dinner of 4. This is about the only place you can have Princess Dinning at Disneyland Resort. The princesses were great. I would say compared to some of...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, we were caught unaware when we made the lunch reservation at Ariel's Grotto that there was going to be a Princess Character table side visit! We were at Disneyland/California Adventures for the #RunDisney Weekend and part of our 20th Anniversary Celebration. We were...More

Thank HomeRentalPro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used the Disney app to make the reservation. Dinner consists of three items: soup or salad, main dish and shared dessert. My daughter and I have a nut allergy so we were given the 'special' menu. We had about two things to choose from for...More

Thank Anjeanette72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Granddaughter was pleasantly surprised. Met 5 princesses in an hour. Totally worth the $$$...saves time and wear on your feet from standing in lines and chasing down princesses in the park. Cute presentation of the Princesses. The food was among the best I have ever...More

Thank ctrwisely
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a reservation as a special treat during family vacation. There were 3 adults and one 11 year old who was considered an adult. I really think Disney needs to reconsider their policy on "tween" diners because we ended up paying full adult price for...More

Thank conniemae58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Cove Bar attached to the restaurant. The food was very good. The Lobster Nachos were what attracted us. Ask for the secret online drink menu. If you like rum try the Zombie. Prices were good for what you got.

1  Thank Marcy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were seated 30mins late. Waitress tried to seat us where the sun would be directly in our eyes on the terrace. The Dining area was not comfortable, hard wooden chairs. Tables too close to each other, barley get out to use the restroom. The...More

Thank Sept2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The focus at Ariel's Grotto is meeting princesses. The food is an afterthought (and tastes like it). The price is steep to begin with and then they will try to sell you the Ariel picture for an extra 40.00. You can refuse, but it seems...More

Thank travelwithagavel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8.28.2017 Well, sixth visit (6 years in a row) and as usual, excellent service, great food, an extra special visit by Disney Princesses for each child (of EVERY age), and the very special entry welcome by Ariel herself - phenomenal and well worth the time,...More

Thank DenaliDreaming
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we visited here. They had 5 princesses, for character lunch, and our girls enjoyed it. Good food. Definitely a must!

Thank Susan M
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Troy J
22 June 2017|
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Response from T6431ANrebeccab | Reviewed this property |
alot of people purchase the package. reserved area gives you the better views yes, however since it's open to more people you could be pushed back a bit in that particular viewing section. the viewing section is in the... More
Trisha T
5 March 2017|
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Response from Donna C | Reviewed this property |
It's about $45 but so worth it. A lot of things are "once in a lifetime" and then a few years pass, and you come back for ... "one more time". This was a once in a lifetime, but I wouldn't have missed it for anything!
Kathryn Margare... H
4 March 2017|
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Response from Amira S | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We went there back in December and there were Cinderella, Tiana, Belle, Rapunzel and, of course, Ariel. My 4-year old niece was really amazed by all of them. We also used Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique service as a princess... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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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