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California Grill

6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
+1 562-907-7017
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 21 min
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well this location is the closest to Whittier College, it has a very wide selection and a notch above Denny’s . Good place for coffee or a cocktail

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Just remodeled last summer (2017) it now has a more open, airy feel. Waitstaff is very friendly and was very willing to accommodate my mom’s new dietary needs. She is a frequent diner here and knows most of the staff by name! It has both...More

Thank pdcrenwelge
Reviewed 13 July 2018

A local favorite and always a pleasure to visit. The California Grill never disappoints. A great place to celebrate an important family event too.

Thank daveheney
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We enjoyed the patty melts with fries, kids had pizza, and even had a glass of wine it was happy hour. The serve was good and the restaurant was very clean.

Thank osikman
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I were looking for a family style lunch location near Whittier. We were guided to the California Grill by the ratings on TripAdvisor. It was highly recommended and it was lunchtime. Although being a popular place and we being a party of...More

Thank sonoman
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Met a friend I had not seen in a long time and we had a great visit! A booth is a must for a nice long visit!

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

So California grill formerly known as Bobs Bigboy has been a staple In the uptown community for decades. The menu wasodernized and they underwent a renovation when they dropped the BigBoy bramd. Great coffee and breakfasts with healthy options and all moderately priced. Located directly...More

Thank LeButcher
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Both of us really enjoyed our lunches. The soup was carrot Ginger and it was very good. The negative is the restroom. It is very outdated and was a bit dirty. And with only one stall for females, there was a waiting line. But the...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We've eaten at California Grill for years and found the service and food consistently good. They've recently remodeled and that is a nice improvement. I enjoy eating outside, weather permitting. It is in the Uptown Whittier Restaurant District, and we usually have no trouble finding...More

Thank Y2255PBcynthiap
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Great place, great service, great food! We come all the time for breakfast. We will continue to return many more times.

Thank sfern1085
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6751 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90601-4409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Whittier
  • Phone Number: +1 562-907-7017
Welcome to California Grill! Located just across the street from Whittier College, California Grill has been serving food up "fresh, fast and fun" for more than a decade. It's our pleasure to provide you with a comfortable, family-oriented atmosphere, great service and food to be enjoyed.
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