December 20, 2002 – The Restaurant Ariel’s Grotto Opens in Disneyland’s Paradise Pier
“Delight in a daytime banquet alongside some of your favorite Disney Princesses or enjoy the Grotto as part of a special dining package.”
On December 20, 2002, the restaurant Ariel’s Grotto opened in Disneyland’s Paradise Pier area of California Adventure. The restaurant is a buffet style dining experience, where guests can meet the Disney Princesses during the lunch dining period. It is one of the few restaurants that offers a World of Color dining package during dinner, where guests that participate are given priority seating to the World of Color nighttime show.