Top Choice American in Disney California Adventure

Carthay Circle

Decked out like a Hollywood country club, new Carthay Circle is the best dining in either park, with seasonal steaks, seafood, pasta, smart service and a good wine list. Your table needs at least one order of fried …
Top Choice Californian in Disneyland Resort

Napa Rose

High-back arts-and-crafts style chairs, leaded-glass windows and towering ceilings befit Disneyland Resort’s top-drawer restaurant. On the plate, seasonal ‘California Wine Country’ (read: NorCal) cuisine is as impec…
American in Disneyland Resort

Steakhouse 55

Nothing at Disneyland is exactly a secret, but this clubby, grown-up hideaway comes pretty darn close. Dry-rubbed, bone-in rib eye, Australian lobster tail, heirloom potatoes and green beans with applewood-smoked ba…
Southern US in Disneyland Park

Blue Bayou

Surrounded by the ‘bayou’ inside the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, this is the top choice for sit-down dining in Disneyland Park and is famous for its Creole and Cajun specialties at dinner. Order fresh-baked…
Italian in Disney California Adventure

Wine Country Trattoria

If you can’t quite swing the Napa Rose or Carthay Circle, this sunny Cal-Italian terrace restaurant is a fine backup. Fork into Italian pastas, salads or veggie paninis, washed down with Napa Valley wines.
Mediterranean in Disneyland Resort

Catal Restaurant

The chef cooks up a fusion of Californian and Mediterranean cuisines (steelhead salmon, paellas, lunchtime sandwiches, plus a kids' menu) at this airy two-story restaurant decorated in a sunny Mediterranean-Provença…
American in Disneyland Park

Plaza Inn

Finger-lickin’ good fried chicken platter and pot roast come with mashed potatoes, buttermilk biscuits and veggies at this 1950s original. There's a fun breakfast buffet with Disney characters. The rest of the day, …
Restaurant in Disneyland Park

Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe

At this Mary Poppins–themed restaurant, the Jolly Holiday combo (grilled cheese and tomato basil soup for $9) is a decent deal and very satisfying. The cafe does other sandwiches on the sophisticated side, like the …
Cajun in Disneyland Resort

Ralph Brennan’s New Orleans Jazz Kitchen

Hear live jazz combos on the weekends and piano weeknights at this resto-bar with NOLA-style Cajun and Creole dishes: gumbo, po-boy sandwiches, jambalaya, plus a (less adventurous) kids' menu and specialty cocktails…
Cajun in Disneyland Park

Café Orleans

This Southern-flavored restaurant is famous for its three-cheese Monte Cristo sandwiches at lunch. Breakfast served seasonally.