Whispering Canyon Cafe At Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Whispering Canyon Cafe At Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

If you are planning a trip Disney World, you have to read this review on Whispering Canyon Cafe and check out all my Disney World reviews. 

The Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a great place to eat.  It is not a character meal, but the wait staff is hilarious.

Whispering Canyon Cafe Lunch

We have eaten at Whispering Canyon Cafe many times over the years, but I just realized we have only eaten there during lunch.  Whispering Canyon Cafe also serves breakfast and dinner.  They call this cafe “Whispering Canyon” but don’t be mislead by the name as there is nothing quiet about this place.   The waitstaff may be loud but they are great and work very hard to provide a super pleasant time for everyone.  Our family loves their lunch menu.  They have an amazing burger topped with shrimp and chicken quesadillas that have a little kick but are the best quesadillas I have ever had.  In other words, the food is delicious.

Do NOT ask for ketchup! 

The waitstaff will surprise you with craziness and keep you laughing.  Do NOT ask for ketchup!  The wait staff will announce to everyone that you need ketchup.  Everyone in the entire restaurant that has ketchup will bring you a bottle.  Before you know it, your whole table will be filled with tons of ketchup bottles.  They have a few other tricks that make lunch lots of fun.

Whispering Canyon Cafe is located in the main lobby of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.

When you enter the Wilderness Lodge, you will be in awe at the massive lobby with the enormous logs everywhere you look.  The Wilderness Lodge is my oldest son Casey’s favorite Disney hotel because of his love for bison.  The light features are huge and have bison and ranchers all over them.  See below.  Even the grounds have a huge buffalo made out of shrubs out front on the lawn.  Disney’s Wilderness Lodge might be a lodge, but it is not an ordinary lodge.  It is bigger and better than you could ever imagine.

If you are looking for Disney World Restaurant Reviews, see my posts on Kona Cafe, Cape May Cafe, Garden Grill, Ohana, and Be Our Guest Restaurant.

The Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a great place to eat. It is not a character meal, but the wait staff is hilarious.

The Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a great place to eat. It is not a character meal, but the wait staff is hilarious.

Disney's Wilderness Lodge Lobby

Land to Sea Angus Burger

Chimichurri Shrimp, Jalapeño Havarti, and Chipotle Ketchup served with French Fries.  This burger was incredible.  I had never had shrimp on a burger.  It was a great combination.  A little spicy but we loved the spice.

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House-smoked Turkey Sandwich

Toasted Multigrain Bread with Arugula, Tomato, and Cranberry Mayonnaise served with your choice of Homemade Sweet Potato Fries.

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Hickory’s Smoked Chicken Quesadilla

Western Roasted Vegetables, Smoked Cheddar and Jack Cheeses, Arugula, Moonshine Mayonnaise, and a side of fresh Tomato Salsa.  This quesadilla was a little spicy but amazing!  I love it and have had it several times on different vacations.

#Whispering Canyon Cafe Quesadillas

Slow-smoked Pork Ribs

Served with Western Slaw and Cowboy-style Baked Beans.

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Casey, my oldest son, outside of the Wilderness Lodge admiring his favorite animal, the bison.

#Bison Shrubs at Wilderness Lodge



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7 thoughts on “Whispering Canyon Cafe At Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

  1. Diane, Someday I can’t wait to go see and taste all these wonderful things! You do a marvelous job bringing them to light and sharing them with us. Carrie, A Mother’s Shadow

    1. Carrie,

      Thank you for your kind words about Disney’s Whispering Canyon Cafe Review. We truly love visiting Disney and checking out things we have never done, but we always seems to fit our favorite places in too like this cafe.

      If you ever make a trip to Disney World in Florida, I would love to help you plan it.

      Many Blessings,

  2. You are so right, it is a really fun place to go especially with kids.
    We live in Florida and we have been there, long time ago now, but we had
    a great time with family and friends when we went. We had the one pot
    dinner, which was really good, but all the food yall had looks awesome.
    Highly recommend it too.

    1. Nellie,

      Thank you so much for stopping by Our American Travels and leaving me a comment about Whispering Canyon Cafe. I am glad you enjoyed it. I know my family had a great time.

      Have a great weekend.
      Many Blessings,
      Diane Roark

  3. It’s been forever since we’ve eaten there! Our favorite is Ohana’s, though! Thanks so much for taking the time to link up with us at the #HomeMattersParty – we hope to see you again on Friday! Happy Monday 🙂

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