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Disney California Adventure Food and Drinks

Disney California Adventure
From corn dogs and pasta to birria and giant pretzels, Disney California Adventure offers a diverse selection of food options that are sure to delight! At the Cozy Cone Motel you can find a variety of quick bites and snacks like the Chili Cone Queso and Soft Serve Cones. In Pacific Wharf, guests can enjoy fresh-baked sourdough bread, Mexican cuisine, and indulgent desserts from Ghirardelli's Soda Fountain. For a sit-down meal, the Lamplight Lounge in Pixar Pier offers a variety of California-inspired dishes, including lobster nachos and chicken wings. 

Guests can also find a range of international cuisine at the park, including Mediterranean-inspired dishes at the Wine Country Trattoria, and Asian-inspired fare at the Lucky Fortune Cookery. With options ranging from quick snacks to fine dining, Disney California Adventure has something for everyone.

Top 3 Places to Eat in Disney California Adventure

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Lamplight Lounge
Imagine this: You've just disembarked from riding the Incredicoaster and you're now seated near the water by Pixar Pier. You're enjoying a light appetizer with your favorite drink in hand while you watch the ferris wheel slowly turn across the water. You have an indulgent meal on the way soon, along with plans to enjoy your next favorite ride at the park. Now THAT is a perfect park day. All you need is a reservation to Lamplight Lounge and you're golden!
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Pym Test Kitchen
You want something delicious and unique but you don't want to wait in a long line. Your best bet is Pym Test Kitchen. With their out-of-this-world meal options, vast seating area, and mobile ordering capabilities, this restaurant has quickly become a fan favorite! We recommend the tater tots, meatball, giant chicken sandwich, and the giant pretzel, which is perfect for sharing!
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Carthay Circle Restaurant
For those with a more refined palate who want to dine away from the crowds, Carthay Circle Restaurant is the best choice. The service is impeccable, the food options sublime, and the atmosphere is the definition of elegance. This restaurant does require a reservation, so we recommend booking well in advance! 

Food & Drinks

Pym Tasting Lab
Creative Alcoholic Drinks
Price: $5 - $15
Pym Tasting Lab is an outdoor bar that offers a range of unique and creative concoctions, including cocktails and craft beers, inspired by the Pym Particles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The cups for these drinks serve as practical souvenirs that you can enjoy using at home. With its inventive menu and immersive theming, Pym Tasting Lab is a great spot to relax and enjoy a drink while exploring Avengers Campus.
Located in Avengers Campus
Pym Test Kitchen
Sandwiches, Breakfast, Pretzels, Tots
Price: $10 - $20
Pym Test Kitchen has the most innovative dishes in the theme park, inspired by the Pym Particles from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Guests can choose from a variety of savory and sweet treats, including the popular Pym-ini Sandwich and the Not so Little Chicken Sandwich. Guests who visit early in the day can also enjoy their breakfast items like the Ever-expanding Cinna-Pym Toast (highly recommended)!
Located in Avengers Campus
Shawarma Palace
Shawarma Wraps, Falafel, Drinks
Price: $10 - $15
Shawarma Palace is a food stand that offers a couple of Mediterranean-style wraps for breakfast and lunch. Visitors can enjoy their meals in a lively and bustling setting, but seating is fairly limited. The wraps are large enough to be full meals, but can also be shared if you're not too hungry. The line can sometimes get long, but it's usually more reasonable than the more popular Pym Test Kitchen.
Located in Avengers Campus
Terran Treats
Pastries, Drinks
Price: $5 - $10
Located next to Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT, Terran Treats is a food stand that has a couple of sweet snacks to enjoy. Our favorite here is the Cosmic Cream Orb, which is essentially a creampuff with a crust. The Sweet Spiral Ration is also tasty, albeit less fun. Drinks are also available at this stand, as well as collectible souvenir cups and cupholders. The lines here are rarely long, so this eatery is great for a quick pick-me-up without committing to a long line.
Located in Avengers Campus
Carthay Circle Lounge
American, Fusion
Price: $15 - $35
For those who missed out on a reservation at Carthay Circle Restaurant, the Carthay Circle Lounge is also an option. Although it has an entirely different menu, the location is in the same building and has a similar feel to the restaurant above. You can join the walk-up wait list and can usually get a seat within 15-20 minutes if it's not a busy day at the park. The food is better suited for lunch, and it is fantastic.
Located in Buena Vista Street
Carthay Circle Restaurant
American, Fine Dining
Price: $40 - $60
Carthay Circle is arguably the most high end restaurant in all of Disney California Adventure. If you're celebrating a special occasion, looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, or just want to eat something a bit more elevated, this is the place to go! Meals are generally a bit heavier here, so we recommend it for dinner.
Located in Buena Vista Street
Clarabelle's Hand-Scooped Ice Cream
Sundaes, Ice Cream, Shakes
Price: $5 - $15
If you're in the mood for something cold and sweet, Clarabelle's is a great place to stop. You can get simple scoops of ice cream in cups or cones, or you can get more robust creations like sundaes and shakes. Alternatively, if you're feeling up to the challenge, the Mickey Mouse Kitchen Sink includes a large serving of ice cream served in a collectible souvenir Mickey Mouse kitchen sink. It's absolutely adorable!
Located in Buena Vista Street
Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe
Starbucks Drinks, Pastries
Price: $5 - $15
If you can't start your day without your Starbucks fix, head to Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe. They have all the usual Starbucks favorites, along with some tasty treats to snack on with your drink of choice.
Located in Buena Vista Street
Mortimer's Market
Fruits, Chips, Snacks
Price: $5 - $15
This charming snack stand is located right at the entrance of Buena Vista Street, so it's great for a morning snack on your way in or an evening drink on your way out of the park. The line here is also rarely every long, so it's one of the better places to grab a quick bite if you're not picky.
Located in Buena Vista Street
Trolley Treats
Pastries
Price: $5 - $10
Trolley Treats specializes in beautifully-designed Disney treats, from cookies and cupcakes to toffee and more. This eatery is available on mobile order for your convenience. We also recommend checking out the fun food-themed displays in the front window!
Located in Buena Vista Street
Willie's Churros
Churros
Price: $5 - $10
If the first thing you need after stepping foot in Disney California Adventure is a churro, Willie's is the closest place you can get it. This cute food truck is located right near the center circle at Buena Vista Street, so it's hard to miss. Flavors can be limited, but they're all usually good anyway!
Located in Buena Vista Street
Cozy Cone Motel
Soft Serve, Popcorn, Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $10
Although we're bummed about not being able to stay at the Cozy Cone Motel, being able to get food from it is the next best thing! Whether you're in the mood for ice cream, churros, popcorn, or some other snack, the Cozy Cone offers a variety of quick eats that are essential theme park goodies. There is some seating in front of and around the food stands, space is limited, so be prepared to stake out a table or walk across the road to Flo's V8 Cafe.
Located in Cars Land
Fillmore's Taste-in
Chips, Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $10
FIllmore's Taste-in is a cute little stand that offers snacks and drinks. It's rarely ever busy, so this is our go-to place if we need to grab a water bottle. It's also cute for photos, since it's not as crowded as the rest of Car's Land.
Located in Cars Land
Flo's V8 Cafe
Fried Chicken, Burgers, Fries
Price: $10 - $20
Flo's V8 Cafe is a sleeper hit in Car's Land. Most flock to the higher end tastes at Pacific Wharf or the more exciting flavors at Avenger's Campus, but the classic, homey food at Flo's has its own magic. If you're not looking for something fancy or particularly healthy, the burgers and chicken at Flo's are perfect for a meal. The lines can get a little long, so be sure to mobile order to save time!
Located in Cars Land
Churro Stand
Churros
Price: $5 - $10
This appropriately-named eatery serves up churros in Grizzly Peak, which are a perfect snack after a thrilling ride at Grizzly River Run. Festivals and holidays sometimes bring specialty churros to this cart, so be sure to check it out every so often!
Located in Grizzly Peak
Smokejumpers Grill
Burgers, Fries, Onion Rings
Price: $10 - $20
Smokejumpers Grill is a quick-service restaurant located in Grizzly Peak at Disney California Adventure. The restaurant is themed after a rustic forest firefighting station, and serves up burgers, sandwiches, and salads. The burgers here are creative and tasty without breaking the bank. We also enjoy the large onion rings! Smokejumpers Grill also has a range of side dishes, desserts, and beverages.
Located in Grizzly Peak
Award Wieners
Sausages, Fries, Deserts
Price: $10 - $20
Award Wieners specializes in gourmet hot dogs, and offers a variety of delicious options, including vegetarian and plant-based options. The hot dogs are nicely size for a filling meal, or they can be split to make a savory snack for two or three people. In addition to hot dogs, visitors can also enjoy a range of sides, desserts, and drinks, making it a great stop for a quick and satisfying meal while exploring the park.
Located in Hollywood Land
Fairfax Market
Fruit, Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $10
Fairfax Market is a marketplace located in Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure. The market offers a variety of grab-and-go snacks, drinks, and treats, including fresh fruits, bottled water, and soft drinks. Visitors can also find a selection of packaged snacks, chips, and candy, making it the perfect place to grab a quick snack or refreshment while exploring the park.
Located in Hollywood Land
Hollywood Lounge
Drinks
Price: $5 - $15
Hollywood Lounge is a walk-up bar that offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including beer, wine, cocktails, and specialty drinks. Visitors can also enjoy a range of snacks and small plates, such as soft pretzels and chicken wings, making it a great spot for a quick bite or a relaxing break. The line for this eatery can sometimes get fairly long though, so we recommend checking it out earlier in the day before it gets busy.
Located in Hollywood Land
Schmoozies!
Milkshakes, Drinks
Price: $5 - $15
Schmoozies is a snack shop that specializes in serving up a variety of delicious smoothies/shakes, such as the PB&Jazz, which features peanut butter, strawberry jelly, and banana, as well as a range of other refreshing beverages, like cold brew coffee and milkshakes. They also offer a variety of pastries and baked goods. They're best known for their Mickey-shaped milkshakes, which are both beautiful and tasty!
Located in Hollywood Land
Studio Catering Co
Mexican Cuisine, American Cuisine
Price: $10 - $20
Studio Catering Co is located in the back corner of Hollywood Land near the restrooms. It offers a variety of Mexican and American cuisine options that are more on the unique side, as well as the usual selection of drinks. The food here can bit hit-or-miss, which is likely why the line is never long. You can mobile order for this location though, so we recommend skipping the line and doing just that!
Located in Hollywood Land
Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill
Tacos, Birria, Mexican Cuisine
Price: $10 - $20
Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill is the BEST place to dine on Mexican cuisine at Disney California Adventure. The restaurant specializes in serving up tacos, birria, salad, and more. Visitors can enjoy a range of freshly prepared dishes made with high-quality ingredients, as well as refreshing drinks and desserts. With its festive decor and flavorful menu options, Cocina Cucamonga is a lively location to have a meal. It's also usually pretty busy, but it's well worth it!
Located in Pacific Wharf
Ghirardelli Soda Fountain
& Chocolate Shop
Ice Cream, Shakes, Chocolate
Price: $10 - $15
This beloved chocolate & ice cream shop feels like it truly belongs at Pacific Wharf at Disney California Adventure. They're known for delicious handcrafted chocolates, ice cream sundaes, and other sweet treats. Visitors can also enjoy a range of hot and cold beverages, including gourmet hot chocolate and coffee drinks. With its charming decor, friendly staff, and indulgent menu offerings, the Ghirardelli Soda Fountain & Chocolate Shop is a perfect spot to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Lucky Fortune Cookery
Banh Mi, Rice Plates, Ramen, Asian
Price: $10 - $15
Lucky Fortune Cookery is a quick-service restaurant that serves up a range of Asian-inspired cuisine, including rice bowls, ramen, and banh mi. The quality of the food here is dim compared to nearby places like Cocina Cucamonga or Pacific Wharf Cafe. It's certainly passable if you're craving Asian cuisine, but a trip to Panda Express can yield better results.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Mendocino Terrace
Alcoholic Drinks
Price: $10 - $20
Mendocino Terrace is hidden in the upper stairs area near Sonoma Terrace and Wine Country Trattoria. It also has a limited menu, really only serving drinks. This does mean that it tends to have little to no wait, so if you're looking for an alcoholic drink, this is the place to get it!
Located in Pacific Wharf
Pacific Wharf Cafe
American, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches
Price: $10 - $20
Pacific Wharf Cafe specializes in serving up a range of delicious soups, salads, and sandwiches, as well as baked goods and refreshing drinks. It's attached to the sourdough baking facility, so it's hard to miss. Visitors can enjoy freshly prepared dishes made with high-quality ingredients, as well as scenic views of the waterfront. With its casual atmosphere and tasty menu options, Pacific Wharf Cafe is a great spot for a quick lunch dinner.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Pacific Wharf Distribution Co.
Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $15
The Pacific Wharf Distribution Co. is a snack and drink stand located in the middle of all the eateries at Pacific Wharf. It's meant to be a place where you can grab something small or an extra drink without having to wait in a long line at one of the more popular restaurants.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Rita's Baja Blenders
Alcoholic Drinks
Price: $5 - $15
If you're thirsty, Rita's Baja Blenders is a perfect spot to cool off on a hot day in the park. The stand serves up a range of refreshing blended drinks, including non-alcoholic margaritas and fruit smoothies. Visitors can enjoy their drinks while strolling through the park or taking a break to relax in the shade.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Sonoma Terrace
Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $10
Sonoma Terrace is a wine bar located in the Golden Vine Winery area of Disney California Adventure. The terrace offers a range of wines from California's renowned Sonoma County, as well as a selection of beers and cocktails. Visitors can enjoy their drinks in a peaceful and relaxing setting, with outdoor seating overlooking the park.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Wine Country Trattoria
American, Steak, Pasta
Price: $20 - $35
Wine Country Trattoria is a table-service restaurant that offers a range of tasty Italian-inspired dishes, including pastas, pizzas, and steaks. Guests can enjoy their meals in an elegant setting, with indoor and outdoor seating available overlooking the park or indoors away from the elements. With its extensive menu and sophisticated atmosphere, Wine Country Trattoria is a great spot to sit down and savor a meal while taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the park.
Located in Pacific Wharf
Bayside Brews
Alcoholic Drinks, Snacks
Price: $5 - $15
This convenient drink and snack location is located just beside the Silly Symphony Swings. You'll be able to enjoy the wonderful music coming from the ride as you wait in line. Alternatively, you can avoid the line entirely and order ahead via the Disneyland mobile app!
Located in Paradise Gardens Park
Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta
Pizza, Pasta, Desserts
Price: $10 - $20
Boardwalk Pizza & Pasta is a guest favorite in Paradise Gardens Park, so it can tend to get busy. The pasta serving sizes are large enough to share, while the pizza slices are a solid serving size for one person. Don't forget to try one of their desserts to end your meal!
Located in Paradise Gardens Park
Corn Dog Castle
Corn Dogs, Sausages
Price: $10 - $20
For lovers of sausages and hot dogs, Corn Dog Castle offers classic corn dogs and sausage corn dogs. The sausage corn dogs are one of our favorite quick breakfasts in Disney California Adventure. They're not too filling, are both sweet and savory, easy to carry with you, and won't break the bank! This eatery is also available for mobile order on the app if you want to save even more time.
Located in Paradise Gardens Park
Paradise Garden Grill
Tacos, Beans, Desserts
Price: $10 - $20
If you're planning on watching the talented Mariachi Divas perform at the Paradise Gardens eating area, Paradise Garden Grill offers the best food options to fill your table. From classic tacos and beans to flavorful desserts, there's plenty to love at this lively eatery.
Located in Paradise Gardens Park
Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats
Soft-Serve, Drinks
Price: $5 - $15
If you're looking for something cold to eat or drink, Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats has you covered. They have fun flavors of soft-serve, including a handful that are nondairy and plant-based. They also have a couple of alcoholic beverages for those who want a little kick to their cold treat.
Located in Pixar Pier
Angry Dogs
Hot Dogs
Price: $8 - $10
It's not a pier without a hot dog stand and Angry Dogs fills that need beautifully. This no-frills hot dog stand makes it easy to choose with just 2 options: an Angry Dog or a Slightly Annoyed Dog. One meal is spicy while the other is not. That's all there is to it!
Located in Pixar Pier
Jack-Jack Cookie Num Nums
Cookies, Drinks
Price: $5 - $8
This cookie stand knows what's important: cookies and milk! The popular Jack-Jack Cookie Num Num cookies can be found here and they are oh-so-heavenly. They're thick, warm, and so rich and chocolate-ly, you'll end up eating the whole thing before you know it. Don't count out the other delicious cookies they have on rotation at this stand either, and don't forget to grab some milk to wash it down!
Located in Pixar Pier
Lamplight Lounge
American, Californian
Price: $10 - $25
Lamplight Lounge is the primary table dining restaurant in Pixar Pier. You can choose to either eat outside on the Boardwalk (which has beautiful views of the pier) or downstairs in the lounge (which is more relaxed and offers a larger menu). Either way, you'll be met with great service, delicious food, and a relaxed California vibe.
Located in Pixar Pier
Poultry Palace
Chicken, Turkey Legs
Price: $10 - $15
Located conveniently across from Toy Story Midway Mania!, Poultry Palace is a great place to grab a quick lunch or a snack, depending on how hungry you are. There are chicken drumsticks, turkey legs, chimichangas, and even corn-on-the-cob -all great for munching on while you're waiting in that long line for your next ride.
Located in Pixar Pier
Señor Buzz Churros
Churros
Price: $5 - $7
This cute churro stand offers just 2 types of churros: a Caliente Churro or a Cinnamon Super Galaxy Churro. The wrapping is adorable and features our favorite toy astronaut hero in his Spanish mode (from Toy Story 3). These are nice snacks to share, especially if the other snack stands have longer lines.
Located in Pixar Pier
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