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California Grill

6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
+1 562-907-7017
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
07:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Met a friend I had not seen in a long time and we had a great visit! A booth is a must for a nice long visit!

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So California grill formerly known as Bobs Bigboy has been a staple In the uptown community for decades. The menu wasodernized and they underwent a renovation when they dropped the BigBoy bramd. Great coffee and breakfasts with healthy options and all moderately priced. Located directly...More

Thank LeButcher
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Both of us really enjoyed our lunches. The soup was carrot Ginger and it was very good. The negative is the restroom. It is very outdated and was a bit dirty. And with only one stall for females, there was a waiting line. But the...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We've eaten at California Grill for years and found the service and food consistently good. They've recently remodeled and that is a nice improvement. I enjoy eating outside, weather permitting. It is in the Uptown Whittier Restaurant District, and we usually have no trouble finding...More

Thank Y2255PBcynthiap
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Great place, great service, great food! We come all the time for breakfast. We will continue to return many more times.

Thank sfern1085
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Haven't been here for a couple of years (we live out of town in south OC). Decided to take great- G'ma and young grandson to breakfast here. DID NOT DISAPPOINT! Pancakes were delicious, eggs (scrambled) were just very good. Their toast is ginormous, so unless...More

Thank joes1914
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Was not happy with food. A bit on cool side and waitress seemed annoyed when told of problem. Could have been served drinks or offered alot sooner then they were. Not sure if I would go ahain??

Thank Sal L
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Breakfast, lunch or dinner - it is all good. I have been coming to California Grill since it opened. Very nice place to enjoy a great meal. I have always received great service from the host/hostess to the server. Good for take-out too! Chicken tortilla...More

Thank bonniet733
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is one of my mom's favorite "go to" restaurants. It's close, across from Whittier College, and patient with senior citizens. California Grill offers a variety of dishes, there is something for everyone. The employees and service is friendly and accommodating. There is inside dining...More

Thank sawebster
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Very nice place in Whittier. Ideal for families. California Grill's menu offers a variety of dishes.

Thank Miguel-Mex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: +1 562-907-7017
Welcome to California Grill! Located just across the street from Whittier College, California Grill has been serving food up "fresh, fast and fun" for more than a decade. It's our pleasure to provide you with a comfortable, family-oriented atmosphere, great service and food to be enjoyed.
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