I need quick advice about California Grill - I'm packing today

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by slo, Jan 1, 2007.

  1. slo

    slo My tag used to say - I'm a Tonga Toast Junkie :-)

    Feb 28, 2004
    We are packing today and leaving on Friday.

    We are eating at The California Grill on Friday evening, and my DH and I were wondering if there's a dress code.

    Can my DH wear nice jeans and his gym shoes or does he have to take dress shoes and nice pants?

    Can I wear capris and my white keds, or do I have to wear something really nice also?

    Any help from those that know will be appreciated

    Thanks!!!! :wave2:
  2. tx2tn

    tx2tn "What fortuitous circumstance be this"

    Jan 22, 2006
    California Grill has a stated dress code, but every time I have been there I have seen people that have "stretched" the code somewhat. I think you guys will be fine. Enjoy the food and atmosphere...you'll love it :thumbsup2
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  4. bicker

    bicker DIS Veteran<br><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/di

    Aug 19, 1999
    Capris are absolutely fine, with regard to the stated dress code. Nice "jeans" are within spec, though if denim they might be considered by some to be pretty "close to the line" -- if not demin, they're perfectly fine. Your footwear choices are surely within the spec.
  5. Disney Ron

    Disney Ron It's not a lie, if you believe it.

    Feb 18, 2004
    You are going to get alot of opinions on this. CG is one of my husband and my favorite restaurants. I wear nice capris and sandals. My husband loves to be comfortable, he wears Docker shorts with a golf shirt and sneakers.

    There were alot of more casually dressed people than us there. You will see all ends of the spectrum at CG...my suggestion wear what you are most comfortable in!!!!

    Enjoy, Hope you made ressie close to wishes and good luck hope you get a window seat! :woohoo:

    Food tips- Pork Tenderloin and flatbreads are wonderful:thumbsup2

    Mrs. Disney Ron
  6. Cool-Beans

    Cool-Beans <marquee behavior=alternate><font color=deeppink>F

    Apr 24, 2006
    I pulled this off of Allearsnet...

    Have a good time...and a great trip!!!​
  7. Jrabbit910

    Jrabbit910 Keep Calm and get your Sparkle on!!

    Apr 14, 2006
    Hi Slo,
    When we went my DH wore jeans and a polo (i cant remember what shoes he wore but I can imagine him wearing shoes not sneaks) and I wore capri's w/ a nice top w/ sandles.
    Some people were more dressed then others but they didnt turn anyone away. Stay comfy and dont worry about it...
  8. mlill

    mlill Tagless since 2000!<br><font color="red">Tagless,

    Apr 3, 2000
    Hi! We were just there two weeks ago. When we have dinner at California Grill, we don't go straight from the parks. We like to go back to the room first and freshen up and change into nice slacks and shirts/sweaters. But, like others have said, just go in what you are comfortable in. I've seen people dressed up and others in t-shirts. Have a wonderful time! :goodvibes

    Happy New Year!
  9. JD3419

    JD3419 Mouseketeer

    Feb 23, 2006
    Last time I went with my DW and friends we all got dressed up, but we saw people in there wearing everything from a coat and tie to a jogging suit.
  10. TinksMagic54

    TinksMagic54 Mouseketeer

    Aug 27, 2005
    We were just at the CG on 12/26. DH work docker type slacks and a nice shirt. DD and I were in black slacks and holiday sweaters....we were among the more "dressed". I believe I saw one other table where people had "dressed" for dinner.

    I saw allot of jeans and polo shirts. Women in capris seemed fine. I was surprised at how little people dressed for dinner on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. However, this didn't keep us from following through with our decisions to dress up a bit for our holiday dinners.

    BTW, CG used to be DH's favorite restaurant....and he said this time it has dropped to #2.....he now prefers the Yachtsman Steakhouse as #1 (we did this on Christmas Eve).

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