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Carthay Circle Restaurant

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1313 Disneyland Drive, Buena Vista Street, Anaheim, CA
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a late lunch here while visiting Disney. Service was excellent and ambiance above average. Would have been better had the staff not been so noisy setting up for dinner. Our server was constantly apologizing for the noise. The food and wine was very good and worth the noise. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Chandra P
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a dinner reservation at this place since we were already at California Adventure and we wanted to try something new. When we arrived there were several staff at the desk. No one asked if we needed help or anything. We had to approach the lady by the door and informed her of our reservation. She then told us... More 

1 Thank Mary B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, amazing food and surrounding that make you feel way underdressed for the meal. Disney really makes you feel like you are special in this one of a kind environment. I had the quail and it was simple perfect. The meal was pricy but in the end I felt way better paying the amount I paid for what got.... More 

Thank Bryan B
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317 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Frozen package. The restaurant itself is very grand. When we arrived there were around 7 members of staff all stood at the desk. Not sure why so many and it was a bit off putting. We were given a Frozen lanyard and badge which was a nice surprise. Lunch was at 12.30 and it was the 3.30... More 

Thank JC00000
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi Again So another stop on our Disneyland / Californian Adventure Tour world of marketing was the Carthay Circle Restaurant. Again I just didn't really want to eat in the park at the cheaper places with the huddled masses .... (grin) In the end tho I might as well have. So another night was .... where we gonna eat? As... More 

3 Thank davecason
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having grown up with going to Disneyland, I was so used to spending all day getting on as many rides and possible. Dining was something that did only to hold us over while we were waiting in line...a turkey leg here, churro there. Needless, we always chose quick eats over full-service dining options when visiting. However, on my most recent... More 

Thank Cassandra J
Westlake Village, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so excited to celebrate two family members' birthdays at this special restaurant but were so disappointed in the outcome. The food was cold and 3 of the 4 different entrees we tried had a very sweet flavor that didn't seem right for the dish served. We made our reservation using the app and noticed several days later that... More 

Thank Kally F
Placentia, California
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86 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lunch at the Carthay Circle. It is inside Disney's California Adventure and is more of an upscale place to eat. It doesn't seem to have the reputation of the Blue Bayou in Disneyland because it was not very full at all and reservations were easy to get. Granted, it does not have the ride ambience of the... More 

Thank Gil M
Amarillo, TX
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad experience began when we arrived for our 6:00 reservation at 5:55. The hostess standing guard out front would not let us in until EXACTLY 6:00! After we had checked-in, we were told to wait in the nearly empty lounge. We waited for about 15 minutes while waiters tried to get us to order drinks and then we were finally... More 

Thank leppaenat
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very classy feeling restaurant, like stepping back into the 20's! Highly recommend the World of Color dining package for the best value!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Disneyland Drive, Buena Vista Street, Anaheim, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Anaheim
  • Phone Number: 714-781-3463
  • This restaurant is at Disneyland (requires admission)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?