Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Restaurants: A Complete Guide

by | Aug 18, 2023 | Walt Disney World Food, Walt Disney World Resorts, WDW Blog

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has a variety of restaurants to choose from. We’re sharing a complete guide to everything you need to know.

Located behind Disney’s Contemporary Resort and on the shores of Bay Lake lies Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort. Inspired by the majesty of America’s Great Northwest, the Wilderness Lodge Resort celebrates America and all of the beauty that lies within America. 

You’ll discover nature trails, rocking trails, creeks, and more while discovering and exploring the resort. But this won’t be the only thing you’ll find when visiting Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort. You’ll also get to experience some popular, fan-favorite restaurants within the WDW resort. Learn about the delicious, rustic-inspired restaurants that you’ll find when visiting Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort. 

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Table Service/Signature Dining 

Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White

“Heigh-Ho…” We’re not off to work when visiting Artists Point, but we are off to a unique experience. When entering Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White, you’ll enter the Enchanted Forest, where you’ll never know who you’ll meet. 

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Photo by Laurie Sapp

From the Evil Queen to Snow White, Dopey, and Grumpy, you’ll be greeted for a royal feast in this rustic setting. Whether you decide to start your meal with a themed cocktail or mocktail, you’ll be immersed in the story of Snow White. But the immersion doesn’t end there.

This character dining location includes a prix-fixe menu with the choice of an appetizer and entrees such as the Royal Prime Rib, the Brothers Grimm Herbed Chicken, the Magic Mirror’s Slow-Braised Pork Shank, and more. No need to avoid the “Poison” Apple here! The Poison Apple as well as the Fairy Tale Gooseberry Tart and the MIner’s Treasures, are all included in the price of your dinner. For dinner, adults can expect to pay $65, while children cost $39. 

Whispering Canyon Cafe

Come on down to an all-you-care-to-enjoy meal with a Western and funny flare. Whispering Canyon Cafe, conveniently located in the lobby of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, is known for its filling fare and some crazy shenanigans. 

Whether you want a popular bottomless platter or a la carte items, you’ll enjoy your meal. Bottomless platters are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with the most popular service being dinner. Whether you decide to try The Traditional, The Pig, The Land and Sea or the Plant-Based Platter, you’ll be sure to walk out full. The most popular options at Whispering Canyon include the Slow-Smoked Pulled Pork and the Maple-Chipotle Pork Ribs.

But the food isn’t the only attraction to this restaurant… so are the shenanigans! Looking for more water? You might just get a jug. Want more ketchup? Expect the whole restaurant to give you their bottle of ketchup. That’s just some of the crazy things you’ll encounter at Whispering Canyon. The platters run $38.00 per person. 

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Quick Service Restaurants

Geyser Point Bar & Grill

Looking for a fast option with a scenic view? Then look no further than Geyser Point Bar and Grill at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Located at the center of the resort, you can either sit down in the open-air restaurant or take your food to-go. 

Overlooking Bay Lake, this quick-service location offers a table service aspect as well, with small bites and rustic fare. Fan favorite items include the Bison Burger with Waffle Fries, the Roasted Salmon and the Cheesy Barbecue Brisket with House-Made Chips. Plus, be sure to enjoy a specialty cocktail such as a Bourbon Breeze, the Huckleberry Punch, and the Rough Rider Sour. 

Roaring Fork

Whether you are looking to start your day the fast way or enjoy a quick dinner, Roaring Fork is a great, chill place to enjoy. Whether you decide to sit indoors or outdoors, there is plenty of rustic seating at this quick-service location. 

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Photo by Tina Chiu

Breakfast options include a Grizzly Bear Claw, the Roaring Breakfast Platter, and the Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Croissant. Lunch and dinner options include the Barbecued Brisket and Burnt Ends, the Country-Style Baked Meatloaf, and the 10-Hour Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich. This is a great comfort food spot to enjoy and often has some fun snacks that are worth a visit. 

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort Bars and Lounges

Territory Lounge 

Curl up in a rustic lounge complete with dark woods and colors. The Territory Lodge gives off lodge-like vibes that offer a cozy environment. But what makes the Territory Lounge different from other bars at Disney World? 

If you are looking for some shareable bites, try the Bone and Brie, Bacon on the WIre, the Salmon Run, or the Territory Popcorn Sampler. But that’s just the start. Pair these unique bites with even more unique drinks like the S’more Old Fashion, the Timeless Elias, and the Orange Spiced Sangria, among other things. With a name like the Territory Lounge, you’ll be on an epic quest to explore this fun lounge. 

Dining FAQs for Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort

Can anyone dine at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge? 

Yes, anyone can come and visit Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. While a restaurant like Artist Point or Whispering Canyon do typically require reservations, it doesn’t hurt to try walking up or heading to Geyser Point for a scenic bite. Just note that parking at the hotel is not guaranteed, so you may need to plan to get to the hotel using Disney World’s transportation services.

Do the restaurants at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge accept the Disney Dining Plan? 

The Disney Dining Plan is returning in 2024, so as you make plans, you might wonder if the restaurants at the Wilderness Lodge accept the DDP. Both the quick-service and table-service locations at the Wilderness Lodge are expected to participate. Just make sure to double-check the plans specifically for any restaurants you want to enjoy. 

How do you get to the restaurants at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge? 

Located off the beaten path a bit, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is a resort people often wonder how they can get to. The options include taking a bus from the Magic Kingdom, picking up a boat at the Magic Kingdom, or taking the Monorail over to the Contemporary and then hopping on a boat from there. 

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Jennifer Marrazzo is a writer and adjunct professor and knows way too many facts about Disney and cruises. She’s a DVC Member and WDW Annual Passholder and has a vast collection of Disney merchandise from Beauty and the Beast to Baby Yoda. Jennifer has her own blog, The Happiest Travels on Earth, where she offers reviews and tips for Disney and cruises!
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Jenn Marrazzo

Jennifer Marrazzo is a writer and adjunct professor and knows way too many facts about Disney and cruises. She’s a DVC Member and WDW Annual Passholder and has a vast collection of Disney merchandise from Beauty and the Beast to Baby Yoda. Jennifer has her own blog, The Happiest Travels on Earth, where she offers reviews and tips for Disney and cruises!
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