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Taste Pilots Grill

Dec 16, 2013  |  Add Your Review

Located in Grizzly Peak  Disney California Adventure Park  


If Disney / California Adventure has a restaurant that you could classify as “amusement park food”, Taste Pilots Grill is it.  We prefer to be positive in our reviews but we would not be serving the readers of this post properly if we gave you a rosy outlook on our experience at Taste Pilots Grill.  Quick service – Yes.  Clean restaurant – Yes.  Better than amusement park food – No.  There’s really not much more to say.

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Chili Cheese Fries

These chili engulfed fries were decent.

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Onion Rings

We love a good onion ring, unfortunately, these onion rings had more breading than onion.  At least, there was a real onion inside.

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Grilled Chicken Sandwich

If you decide to try Taste Pilots Grill, we recommend the Grilled Chicken Sandwich.  The chicken was moist and the southwest dressing did the trick.  Don’t forget to stop by the condiment station.

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Blue Cheese and Bacon Burger

If you’re a blue cheese fan, this may be the burger for you.  I (Cullen) am not a fan of blue cheese, but this burger exceeded my expectations.

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Chili Cheeseburger

The Chili burger did not have much flavor.  It actually wasn’t messy enough to be a good chili burger.

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Classic Cheeseburger

The best part of their classic cheeseburger is the multigrain bun.  It seems that Disney has made a great bun recipe as every burger I’ve tried has a quality bun wrapping the protein.

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Chicken Breast Nuggets

The chicken breasts are over breaded but did NOT lack in flavor.

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Coleslaw side

This dressing based coleslaw is great until you get to the bottom where the dish is drowning in dressing.

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Mickey Check Meal – Kid’s Power Pack

If you’re in need of a quick power snack for the kids–this is your choice.  All for $5.99.

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Menu board


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Inside of Taste Pilots Grill

We were at the Taste Pilots’ Grill at 12:30 on a warm 90 degree summer Friday.  It wasn’t too crowded, however all of the seating inside was taken due to the warm weather.

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Decorations at Taste Pilots Grill


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Outside seating

The restaurant was clean and even though it was warm outside, the clouds and umbrellas provided us with needed shade.

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Entrance Sign


WHAT WORKED:   Chicken sandwich, Multigrain buns, “Amusement park food”–if that’s your thing, Annual pass discount.

WHAT DIDN’T WORK:  Hamburger meat patties, Amusement park food, Chili burger was too clean, Hurry and eat the fries before they go soggy.

We give Taste Pilots’ Grill 2.5 STARS, as this is an average to below average restaurant at Disney and California Adventure.

Be sure to check out our Disney home page HERE for other Disneyland California and California Adventure food ideas.


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    The Grilled Chicken Sandwich with the southwest sauce sounds good! However soggy fries are a no go 🙂

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