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Old 08-19-2013, 04:34 PM   #16
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What time

can you make reservations online or if you call?
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:14 PM   #17
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can you make reservations online or if you call?
If you look at the link that was posted it says in there you can book online
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:46 PM   #18
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What would be the best time for dinner in early February??

Would 8pm be good? We still want to see a great view while it's light out, while also being there a reasonable time to see the fireworks.

Can't wait to see the new menu!!!!!!
I don't think you are going to be able to plan a meal so that you have both a great view from the restaurant and see the fireworks in early February. 8 will be dark. We go in October and it is getting dark about 7:30 then. I think if you go for a daylight view it will be too early to hope for a fireworks view as well.
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:49 PM   #19
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I have never been to the California grill but want to take my mom when we're there in November for her birthday. I want to confirm that even if you have dinner earlier in the evening you can come back and watch the fireworks. My kids are 7&8 so they won't be happy with eating there too late and the fireworks are scheduled at 9 o'clock that night. thank you!
That has always been the rule -- i.e., you can dine early but return to watch fireworks later that same night -- so I cannot imagine they would change it under the refurb. We once opted for a fireworks-timed dinner and our kids fell asleep during dinner, but woke up in time for the fireworks. At least they were not loud and disruptive!
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Old 08-20-2013, 02:49 PM   #20
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I'm dying to see the new menu! I'm hoping to get a ressie for my 30th birthday dinner!
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Old 08-20-2013, 04:05 PM   #21
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I am looking forward to eating here for the first time in October. Is this a start off your vacation right kind of meal, or more of a wrap it up with a bang? I am thinking this is the perfect place to celebrate my DD18's 19th birthday. She loves good sushi.
We like to end a vacation at Cali Grill. It's one of our favorite meals and love having it to look forward to at the end of the trip!
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Old 08-20-2013, 04:23 PM   #22
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I am looking forward to eating here for the first time in October. Is this a start off your vacation right kind of meal, or more of a wrap it up with a bang? I am thinking this is the perfect place to celebrate my DD18's 19th birthday. She loves good sushi.
I have a feeling that with a trip in October (i.e., soon), combined with the fact that there will be a mad rush for ADRs next week when the lines are opened (given that it has been closed for several months), it is a get-in-whenever-you-can kind of meal! If she is a sushi lover, definitely give it a shot. My personal favorite is the spicy kazan (hope I spelled that right), which I understand has survived the menu change and will remain available. Don't let the "spicy" fool you...it's got incredible flavor, to be sure, but not hot-hot spicy. Had sushi for lunch today and kept thinking how much better it would be if I was sitting at the CG!

But as a general rule, if you actually have a choice, I'd also go with "end of the trip" celebration (unless her actual birthday is somewhere in the middle, in which case it would be pretty special to do it on the actual date.)
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Old 08-20-2013, 04:30 PM   #23
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We are an end of trip ADR as well last 5 trips its been dinner at a time to fit in with the fireworks it's our favourite way to end or trip.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:06 PM   #24
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We like to end a vacation at Cali Grill. It's one of our favorite meals and love having it to look forward to at the end of the trip!
This is what we want to do (if I can get a reservation for the time I want). As of right now, we have Monsieur Paul as our last night meal, but I will surely change it for CG if I can get it .
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Old 08-21-2013, 12:21 AM   #25
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We have never been there, but hope we can make it part of our trip this year. Everyone keeps says great way to end the trip, we are adding a day in the front of our trip. Is it wrong to start out with Cali Grill?
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The reservation lines are going to be crazy on Monday

I wonder what chance I will have of even getting a reservation

Oh well, fingers crossed!!

Good luck everyone!
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Old 08-21-2013, 05:43 AM   #27
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We have never been there, but hope we can make it part of our trip this year. Everyone keeps says great way to end the trip, we are adding a day in the front of our trip. Is it wrong to start out with Cali Grill?
We usually go towards the beginning of our trip. Last trip it was our 1st night dinner.


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