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Old 07-06-2006, 09:02 PM   #1
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Exclusive 4th of July Cali Grill Review with Pics!

Ok as this is sort of a review but just more of a sharing event, here goes my first pics. However, it may take me a few days and posts to get you everything. Also, will have reviews and pics of other WDW restaurants within the next couple of days.

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Wine List (All included with Dinner Charge):


Food List for Event:
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Kids Room

There was a sectioned off room for kids. Not very big. It only had about two arcade games, face painting, a fortune teller and the following: (Also, a balloon artist walked around the restaurant making really great balloons for the kids such as Mickey, Darth Vader's hat, Pirate Hat with sword and Ariel from The Little Mermaid)

Popcorn in Kids Area (A little blurry):



Cotton Candy in Kids Area:
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Old 07-06-2006, 09:08 PM   #3
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Character Visits

Mickey, Minnie and Goofy visited about 3 separate times and danced with the kids along to the DJ booth. I tried to get some good shots of them but most of mine included other people's kids so I don't have all of them.

Mickey Dancing:



Mickey visiting again:



Mickey and Minnie Dancing with kids:
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The Buffet Spread (Sushi)

Cooked Sushi (includes beef sushi, buffalo chicken sushi and hotdog sushi; I tried all of them except hotdog and they were all very tasty):


Shrimp Tempura Sushi (Cooked) and Rainbow Roll Sushi


Tuna Patties (cooked), Spicy Tuna Sushi, Various Sashimi
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Old 07-06-2006, 09:18 PM   #5
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More Buffet (Salads and BBQ type meat)

Cole Slaw, Romaine Salad and California Cobb:


Salad and pickles along with condiments:


Slices of Swiss and American Cheese and Buffalo Wings:


Buffalo Wings, Chicken Tenders, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Buns:


Deviled Eggs and Rolls:


Cheese and Steamed Veggies:
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Entrees and Sides

After getting home and going through pics I realized I'm missing the shrimp skewer and flatbread pictures. However, they were quite yummy.

Sides(on Menu if you want to know names, I don't remember exactly what they were):



Shredded Pork and Pork Ribs:



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Wow this is beautiful.
I love Mickeys Uncle Sam outfit. It sounds like they do this every year?
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Old 07-07-2006, 07:12 AM   #8
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OMG! Yum, yum, YUM! This event looks like something I have to tel DH about. Maybe we'll get to do it in 2008...in fact, I'm going to plan for it!

Thanks for the review and the amazing pictures!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-09-2006, 02:47 PM   #10
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Thanks for all the great pics! I love Mickey's outfit!
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Yes, they do this every year. The price seems to go up a little each year but it is well worth the price especially if you have kids. Simply because Mickey, Minnie and Goofy come by so many times. And for those of you who asked, this event was for July 4th. It's the best place on WDW property to view the July 4th fireworks.
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Wow this is beautiful.
I love Mickeys Uncle Sam outfit. It sounds like they do this every year?
Yes, they do it every year. Though the price seems to go up year to year. From one thing I read about it on allearsnet it was $165 and we paid more. Our total was $385 for two people and includes all you can drink wine and beer plus the endless food and gratuity.
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More Desserts

Kids sushi and sashimi, Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream, Key Lime Tart, Butterscotch Creme Brulee, Blueberry Tart, Raspberry Tart, Fallen Angel Food Cake, Strawberry Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse (Partial Picture)


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And Last But Not Least, The View

We got a table right at the window and below are pics of our wonderful view:

Duskview 1:


Duskview 2:


Duskview 3:


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Fireworks! (A little blurry)
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Wonderful pics! Thanks for posting.
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