Carthay Circle Restaurant

Buena Vista Street, Disney California Adventure

  • Land: Buena Vista Street
WhereBuena Vista Street
TypeSignature Dining
Price RangeMore Than $36 Per Person
MealsLunch, Dinner

Dine in style on modern cuisine that pays tribute to the bold and diverse flavors of Southern California. Try signature dishes including fire cracker duck wings, ceviches, strawberry-lemon chicken salad and jerked king fish. World of Color dining packages are available. Discover a classic movie palace where food is the star! Carthay Circle Restaurant serves exceptional modern cuisine that pays tribute to the bold and diverse flavors of Southern California - with a strong emphasis on contrasting flavors, innovative cooking techniques and fresh locally sourced ingredients.

For lunch, Carthay Circle Restaurant offers a variety of delectable dishes, including fire cracker duck wings, grilled Angus flank steak Cobb salad and sauteed northern halibut. The dinner menu includes halibut ceviche, strawberry-lemon roasted organic chicken salad, grilled Jamaican jerked king fish and Colorado rack of lamb. Kids can enjoy chicken schnitzel, mini tacos, green apple caramel parfait and sloppy joes with a twist. The dessert highlights are toasted lemon pound cake, fried banana split Monte Cristo sundae and the decadent white-chocolate mousse named Peaches in All of Their Glory.

The first floor of the Cathay Circle Theatre features the Carthay Circle Lounge, which serves appetizers, tapas and desserts, plus craft beer, California wines, seltzer sodas and specialty cocktails. Each cocktail is given exceptional attention to detail - including unique glassware and drink-specific ice.

Touring Tips

  • When you purchase an entree and either an appetizer or a dessert, you are eligible to receive a ticket granting you access to a Reserved Center Stage Viewing Area for the World of Color nighttime water spectacular.
  • Guests dining before 7:00 p.m. receive access to the first World of Color show of the night. Guests dining between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. receive access to the second World of Color show of the night.
  • arthay Circle Restaurant is located on the second floor of the iconic reproduction of the Cathay Circle Theatre. The original Cathay Circle Theatre played a very significant role in the life of Walt Disney; it was the location where his first feature-length film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, premiered in 1937. The decor of Carthay Circle Restaurant reflects the romance and refinement of Hollywood's Golden Age, including references to the accomplishments of Walt Disney and his original animators.
  • Seating is available in the main dining room, 2 open-air terraces and the Premiere Room, a private dining room that can accommodate parties of up to 12 people.
  • Intimate booths, wood paneling, and candle sconces evoke the setting of the opening night in 1937 of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
  • Crispy firecracker duck wings with chili sauce, Colorado rack of lamb, and Jamaican jerked kingfish with tropical salsa. Angus flank steak Cobb salad, strawberry-lemon roasted organic chicken salad with buttermilk-lemon vinaigrette, and fried banana split Monte Cristo sundae. The kids' menu offers a sloppy joe with slaw, mini crispy tacos, or pasta.
  • Reservations are recommended for the restaurant. Call Disney Dining at (714) 781-DINE or (714) 781-3463.

Touring Details

  • Type: Signature Dining
  • Price: $
  • Cuisine: American

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