Perched on the beautiful hilltop inside the uber cool Pelican Hill Golf Club, Pelican Grill offers you panoramic views of the golf greens and the wide blue Pacific ocean. A delicious farm to table menu highlighting the wood fire stove with specialties like wood-roasted chicken, New York steak and fries, salmon served with shiitake-ginger vinaigrette, and the scallop and shrimp duo. Or try the gourmet pizzas and the signature spicy tortilla soup with shredded chicken, cotija cheese and avocado puree. All these wonderful creations you can see being made in their open kitchen or just head to their chic lounge and catch the game on two huge screens. Pelican also offers an outstanding alfresco dining on their heated terrace with an ocean-view. Unwind with a glass of wine from their extensive wine list and groove to the live band music every Thursday through Saturday.
Creating Napa Valley's magic in Anaheim is this elegant restaurant, in the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel. The menu changes seasonally, and serves essentially Californian cusine. Fresh veggies and seafood varieties, cooked to perfection will whet your appetite. Looking around, gives a glimpse of the vineyards of Napa Valley and also serves over 600 vintage Californian wines. Sommeliers will help you take a pick with your choice of dishes. Napa Rose is truly Napa Valley, recreated!
Tangaroa Terrace is a casual family restaurant located near the world-famous Disneyland Hotel. The restaurant is similar to the nearby Enchanted Tiki Room by the fact that they both follow an island theme, complete with torch lights and tikis. The menu is full of tropical dishes inspired by the South Pacific kitchen, but you will still find classic American food like burgers and fries. Tangaroa Terrace also serves breakfast with classic items like French toast, pancakes and eggs. Additionally as with most restaurants around Downtown Disney, the kids will ultimately be enthralled with the atmosphere.
Ruby's Shake Shack has been around since the 1940's. It is a little hidden from the road, but the crowd of vehicles parked in front makes it easily visible. As the name implies, the shack is about milkshakes, and it's originally famous for the date shake, which is so thick it makes a straw practically useless. The best part of the Shake Shack, though, is their outdoor benches. Although rustic, these benches on the bluff top of a secluded area provide the best spot for sunset watching.
Located at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport, Porter's Prime Steak House serves up inviting steaks and seafood, though the food can be a bit expensive. The restaurant has a vintage-inspired decor, with mahogany wood and older styles of dining booths. The chefs cure and broil the meats on top-quality broilers at the right temperatures, ensuring optimum flavors and texture. Porter's steak or lobster bisque is an all-time favorite, while the steakhouse also has an impressive list of fine wines. The Sunday brunch is also a great deal with a lot of great options.
Located at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, L.A. Prime, A New York Steakhouse is a fabulous place to have a hearty New York style steak meal while enjoying the panoramic view of the city from the rooftop. The steaks come drizzled with sauces such as bearnaise—a tart-sweet house sauce and pepper. If you would prefer something less heavy, the restaurant also serves fresh seafood. Indulge in appetizers such as Lettuce Wedge Salad with blue cheese and Potato au Gratin. On the wine front, the restaurant has over 500 bottles with an extensive number of California Reds.
As part of the Disneyland Hotel, Goofy's Kitchen is a venue that plays to those who love Disney's lovable, dopey dog. Here, Goofy's allows for meet-and-greet sessions with all your favorite characters. Of course, most children love this place, but even adults will get into the fun because the theme restaurant sells adult beverages. The food is served buffet-style which allows for all-you-can-eat dining and reservations are highly recommended for the Magic Morning breakfasts, where you never know which character you may run into.
Murals all over the restaurant, tell stories from Mark Twain and Scott O'Del's well-known tales, "The Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County" and "Island of the Blue Dolphin". A family diner where children will love to be, reading the stories depicted by the murals while enjoying the meals. Home-style food including generous helpings of salads, huge sandwiches and fresh fish at reasonable prices; just the healthy way to treat your children for meals at the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel. Chip 'n Dale Critter Breakfast at Storyteller's Cafe, will be memorable for children with Chip and Dale playing host to the Farmer's Market buffet.
Hearthstone Lounge, is a place with a homely feel for the whole family or a group. The lounge allows views of Disney's California Adventure Park. Open all day, this place serves fresh bakes and coffee. A fireplace within the lounge and the intimate setting, gives it the feel of a countryside lodge. The porch is kept warm by the huge fire surrounded by comfy chairs, ideal to spend the evenings at the Disney's Grand Californian Hotel.
All day long, the 'Pool Bar' serves light snacks. Located by the pool in the grand Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort, this is an ideal place to relax on a lazy day. Enjoy the cool water splashes and gorge on the light delectable fare. Grab a sandwich or sip on a juice. Relax as you savor the goodies or take a dip in the pool.