Ariel's Grotto

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Ariel's Grotto

Join Ariel and her friends at Ariel's Grotto for enchanting breakfast and lunch Character Dining experiences filled with music, laughter, delicious food and the opportunity to meet Disney Princesses during "Ariel's Disney Princess Celebration."

The Characters

Children of all ages are thrilled to meet their favorite Disney Princesses up close! Bring your camera and capture the magic, framed by a beautiful mural of an underwater scene, while you collect autographs, greet Disney Princesses — including Snow White, Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty — and enjoy a most unforgettable time.

Character Dining at Ariel's Grotto is available for breakfast and lunch.


Descend the spiral staircase to enter Ariel's Grotto, and attend a royal undersea banquet with Ariel and her friends. From the themed décor to the view of Paradise Bay through the windows, you're surrounded by imagery from under the sea.

Based on availability, Guests can be seated indoors or enjoy a closer view of the water and dine on the outdoor patio; Characters visit Guests at all table locations.


Select your entrée from the fixed-price menu where choices range from pasta and slow-roasted tri-tip to seafood soup; kids enjoy chicken on sugar cane skewers, spaghetti and more. Meals at Ariel's Grotto include family-style salads and desserts.

Cove Bar

Upstairs from Ariel's Grotto, you'll find the open-air Cove Bar. Find a seat under the gazebo roof or on the open patio where you can relax and enjoy fresh air and a scenic view of Paradise Bay while sampling delicious appetizers like lobster nachos. Guests 21 and older can sip signature cocktails, beer or wine.

World of Color

Purchase a full-service prix fixe dinner at Ariel's Grotto and receive a Reserved Viewing ticket for World of Color at Paradise Pier. Learn more about World of Color dining packages, including times, prices and how to book your meal.


Dining reservations are recommended for Ariel's Grotto and can be made in person for this location on a limited basis. Reservations can also be arranged in advance by calling Disney Dining at (714) 781-DINE or (714) 781-3463. Guests under age 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call.

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Range reflects the average price of adult dinner entrées, except at Character Dining locations, buffet locations, dinner shows, and special dining events where range reflects the average adult price of entire meal and non-alcoholic beverages. Range excludes alcoholic beverages, taxes and gratuities except at dinner shows where beer and wine, taxes and gratuities are included. Breakfast and lunch generally cost less.

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(714) 781-DINE
or (714) 781-3463

Sample Menus:

Menu items and prices are subject to change without notice.

Today's Park Hours:

Saturday, December 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.