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Old 06-12-2013, 03:51 PM   #1
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Has anyone dined late at the California Grill at the contemporary to view MK fireworks? Wondering if its worth it? Thanks!
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:58 PM   #2
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The food alone is worth it. The fireworks from the restaurant observation deck are a nice extra.
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:08 PM   #3
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There is a similar thread on the Restaurants board asking about the fireworks from CA Grill:
http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3123777
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:14 PM   #4
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The food alone is worth it. The fireworks from the restaurant observation deck are a nice extra.
Totally agree...the food is really really good.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:10 PM   #5
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Thanks for the input!
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Old 06-15-2013, 01:40 PM   #6
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It is my favorite restaurant on property food is great and the views of Wishes are INCREDIBLE!
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Old 06-15-2013, 08:12 PM   #7
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We've had mixed experiences with food...some things really great...some things just average. Still, the view is very nice if you can get a well timed ADR.

This was the view from our table on one of our times dining at CG.

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Old 06-15-2013, 09:15 PM   #8
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Go for a 815 830 dinner ressie and then go out on the verandah to watch the fireworks at 1000
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on DH and I's honeymoon in 2009 we had a window seat. This was our first time dining at CG. It was AWESOME! The food is REALLY good also! Since then we have been back probably 3 times? Still good food but sometimes not so great service. Still worth it. If you don't have a window seat and want to go out on the observation deck for fireworks, go early enough. last summer we went out like 5 minutes before wishes started and there were already too many people for me to be able to see (i'm not exactly tall).
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When is it scheduled to open back up after refurb? Or am I behind times and it is back open now and taking Ressies?
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:24 PM   #11
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The food is awesome but we've never watched the fireworks We have never had a bad meal, just hope it's as good after the refurb
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:35 PM   #12
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When is it scheduled to open back up after refurb? Or am I behind times and it is back open now and taking Ressies?
I tried to make a reservation online today and wasn't able. The website said to check back for the reopening date. As far as I can tell, no one is getting reservations, but if I'm wrong, I would love to find out how to get in for Oct!
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Old 06-16-2013, 06:45 PM   #13
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When is it scheduled to open back up after refurb? Or am I behind times and it is back open now and taking Ressies?
I tried to make a reservation online today and wasn't able. The website said to check back for the reopening date. As far as I can tell, no one is getting reservations, but if I'm wrong, I would love to find out how to get in for Oct!
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