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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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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

To be honest, it never occurred to me when I made the reservations that there would be a boatload of seafood on the menu at Ariel's Grotto. Knowing that seafood is a popular thing, I might've thought better than to dine here with such a serious shellfish allergy. The waiter was quick to note my allergy, and suggest non-fishy menu... More 

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Thank Angela T
Tualatin, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We made a reservation and went here for dinner. It is on the water and we had a nice view. I would recommend the pre-fix dinner. It is a great value, though perhaps expensive for a family. You get soup or salad, entree and dessert. You also get preferred seating for the World of Color show. Up front and in... More 

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Thank Cindy R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much variety of food. And the food is mediocre. Only worth for great WOC seating. Step your game up Ariel's Grotto! We ended up eating corn dogs after because we were still hungry! And it ended up being $70ish a person. The Cove Bar is a better place to eat and drink.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying we use to like this location. First we booked reservations after looking at the day's menu and decided the food sounded great. When we got there the menu was different. We wanted the lobster tail with tri-tip and they were still only offering the lunch menu (5:30 p.m.) which was tri-tip by itself. Now why... More 

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Thank Billy H
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for a lunch as my 4-year old niece loves Belle. We were seated outside and that was a big plus. Food was average (only few things to choose from) - overpriced. Service was good. The only bright spot was seeing my niece's face while she was taking pics with her favorite princesses and while they were signing her... More 

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Thank Amira S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of 4 dined at Ariels Grotto with the dinner package last evening. I have never been so disappointed in the food and very overpriced for what you get. It is obvious that the food is precooked/buffet in the kitchen and they plate it. The food came so quick we thought it was a joke. The only good thing... More 

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Thank Kristen M
Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Unless you have a little girl dying to see the Disney princesses, I wouldn't rush here. The price was the highest for breakfast in either park. There also wasn't much variety in the menu. It was a quick rotation as well. We didn't get to sit and enjoy our meal.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My son LOVES Ariel. So we decided to make dinner at Ariel's Grotto our last event before leaving Disney. He was so happy to meet her and he loved the experience (other than hiding under the table for the other 4 princesses haha). His joy is what makes me give 3 stars. Otherwise, the food and service were both very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute princess experience and great breakfast! I took my daughter for her birthday and she wore her Ariel dress so this was a fun experience for my family. Even my husband had fun with the staff. We went for breakfast the first time and dinner the second time. The dinner menu is not as good as the breakfast. For the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is average but coffee is good. We saw 4 princesses. Kids loved being able to ask them questions as they came around to each table.

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View
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?