Carthay Circle Restaurant | Disneyland

Last Updated on: May 24th, 2024

Carthay Circle Restaurant (Disneyland)

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Carthay Circle Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant located in Disney California Adventure Park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. The restaurant is named after the famous Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles, where “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” premiered in 1937.

The restaurant is designed to reflect the glamour and elegance of Hollywood’s golden age, with Art Deco-inspired decor and memorabilia from classic Disney films. The menu at Carthay Circle Restaurant features contemporary California cuisine, with a focus on seasonal ingredients and locally sourced produce. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list featuring California wines and a selection of signature cocktails.

Carthay Circle Restaurant has two dining options – the upstairs dining room, which features panoramic views of Disney California Adventure Park, and the downstairs lounge, which offers a more casual dining experience with small plates and shared appetizers.

In addition to its dining offerings, Carthay Circle Restaurant also features a lounge area where guests can enjoy live music and signature cocktails. The restaurant also offers a seasonal menu that changes throughout the year to reflect the changing seasons and holidays.

Fun Facts

  • Carthay Circle Restaurant is situated in Disney California Adventure Park and is a replica of the iconic Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles, famous for hosting the premiere of Walt Disney’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in 1937.
  • The restaurant offers a high-end dining experience, with a menu that features upscale American cuisine, blending classic recipes with contemporary flavors and seasonal ingredients.
  • Inside, the restaurant is adorned with opulent 1920s and 1930s décor, reflecting the Golden Age of Hollywood and creating an atmosphere of elegance and nostalgia for that era.
  • Carthay Circle Restaurant is known for its extensive wine list, which includes a variety of Californian wines, paying homage to the state’s rich winemaking tradition and the restaurant’s California-inspired menu.
  • One of the unique features of Carthay Circle Restaurant is its exclusive access to a private viewing area for the nighttime spectaculars at Disney California Adventure Park, offering a special perk for dining guests.

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