Whispering Canyon??

Discussion in 'Disney Restaurants' started by 3Miracles, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. 3Miracles

    3Miracles Earning My Ears

    Apr 7, 2013
    What are your Thoughts on the Food from Whispering Canyon?? Looks like a pretty cool place and the pics of Food look good, but Pics don't mean Anything!!! Your Thoughts????
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  3. memakwed

    memakwed Mouseketeer

    Mar 5, 2011
    We've ate there once but not since their lastest menu change. We did the skillet and it was plenty and tasted good. We would go back. Hopefully someone that has been recently will give you an up to date idea.


    Jan 17, 2012
    I have always enjoyed it! The food is above average I mean its not the kind of food you are going to get next door at Artist Point or at the other signature restaurants but it is also not not going to be the same price as those. It is better for kids and it is a fun environment quite loud but you are at Disney :cool1:
  5. Nina1

    Nina1 Disney Lover

    Mar 20, 2008
    In a word re. food...yuck! But, atmosphere is fun. Although, not worth the yucky food.
  6. AlohaAnnie

    AlohaAnnie DIS Veteran

    Jul 10, 2006
    If you like homestyle America food it is good. Our Family prefers to have a few homestyle meals while in vacation. Just our opinion.

    Good Luck!
  7. jessicamouse

    jessicamouse Mouseketeer

    Feb 23, 2013
    We ate there in December, and LOVED it. It was actually one of our favorite meals. The atmosphere is very unique and fun (make sure you ask for ketchup ;) and the food was delicious. It was BBQ fare - so as long as you know what genre to expect, you will most likely not be disappointed.

    If you have little ones with you - there is a stick-horse pony race during dinner. Very fun. Also, it is one of the only restaurants where milkshakes are included on the DP, and they were delicious!
  8. TDC Nala

    TDC Nala <font color=red>1937, what a year that was<br><fon Moderator

    Jun 22, 2001
    Dinner or lunch? These are now very different from one another.
  9. Happyjen27

    Happyjen27 DIS Veteran

    Apr 23, 2012

    This was my favorite meal all 9 days. We had lunch there, and I think what made it my favorite was that my expectations were met, and the bill was commesurate with the food provided. Service was wonderful.

    This favorite meal disctinction won over 'Ohana, CRT, Tusker House, CM, 1900 Park Fare breakfast, Via Napoli (by a small margin), Chefs de France; so some well reviewed places. I'm not saying I prefer this cuisine over all the others, but this was one of the meals wherethe expectations of both my tastebuds and wallet were met. (we paid OOP for this meal even though we were on the DDP because I love me some sit down meals!)
  10. DizzDoll

    DizzDoll DIS Veteran

    May 11, 2007
    The atmosphere is awesome. The food - not awesome. My son, on 2 different occasions, ordered the skillet and was violently sick from it both times. For that reason we won't go back. It could have been the combination of the foods on the skillet and he may enjoy another item on the menu, but for me (and the clean up crew), it won't be happening again!!
  11. PrincessJo

    PrincessJo Mouseketeer

    Feb 15, 2013
    We stayed at the Wilderness Lodge last November and ate there one night.

    The food was okay. It wasn't bad, but we didn't ask for seconds. This restaurant's food is lacking compared to others... but they DO make up for it in the fun department.

    We asked for straws and when our waitress threw them at us, we knew we were in for a treat :)
  12. luvformickey

    luvformickey Earning My Ears

    Apr 21, 2013
    With the only choice for dinner now being the skillet, I'd be more inclined to go to lunch. It's a fun atmosphere, but the food is just okay. I miss the meatloaf sandwich--it was one of the best things of our trip a year ago and now it's gone
  13. wdwfan22

    wdwfan22 Totally Obsessed Disney Nut!

    Mar 26, 2008
    Well, pretty split opinions on here, as per usual :rotfl2:

    It is one of my favorite restaurants. We love the skillet and milkshakes. It is a must do dinner for us every trip. If you like Barbeque, then you should be ok.
  14. SLamott1973

    SLamott1973 Mouseketeer

    Aug 12, 2012
    Love the breakfast! Food is good and its a really fun time we all love it...the CMs are so much fun. My kids love a loud playful restaurant where the get to cut loose during dinner and its OK!!
  15. Belle'sFan

    Belle'sFan Mouseketeer

    Feb 12, 2007
    To the person whose son was sick both times, he may have had an allergic or adverse food reaction. I mention this because my daughter was violently sick after eating barbecue sauce. We didn't think anything about it until other sauces and dressings started bothering her and we found she is sensitive to soy- soy oil, soy lecithin, soy flour, etc. It would be pretty unusual to get food poisoning twice, especially if no one else was sick. Just something to keep an eye out for if you start to see a pattern. It took us quite a while to figure this out.
  16. DizzDoll

    DizzDoll DIS Veteran

    May 11, 2007
    That was me, and thank you for your post. I don't think, and didn't mean to imply, that he suffered from food poisoning. Rather, I think it was the combination of foods served. We as a rule eat baked, broiled, roasted or grilled foods, and rarely do we bbq where sauces are involved. We eat very little fried foods, and I think that's what "did him in". When you don't eat a lot of greasy foods but indulge on vacation, sometimes it can do really awkward things to your innards!!!:lmao: I can certainly feel for your daughter, because I'm actually the one with food allergies which is why I cook on the drier side. I'm allergic to whole milk, eggs, egg products, wheat, soy, red meat, shellfish...in other words, all the fun stuff (think ice cream)! When I overdo the shellfish, which I LOVE, it gets ugly.:crazy2: So I know how your DD feels (my kindred spirit!!). But like I said, the atmosphere is awesome. Loads of fun. I wish we had a better ending, but it wasn't to be.:headache:
  17. Belleoftheballl

    Belleoftheballl Mouseketeer

    Jul 23, 2012
    I had the pulled pork and fries and their beans it was sooooo good
  18. MinnieLee

    MinnieLee DIS Veteran

    Sep 24, 2007
    Went for dinner after they changed the menu and was so disappointed. our server was very nice but the food was just so-so. When we were there for breakfast it was good but not we will make ADRs for dinner again.
  19. csmommy

    csmommy <font color=purple>DIS Veteran<br><font color=red>

    Jan 17, 2003
    So sad they changed the menu for dinner! My son loved their Pot Roast. Any ideas where on property they make good pot roast?
  20. webprinter

    webprinter DIS Veteran

    Oct 4, 2002
    The 50s Prime Time has the best pot roast in my opinion.
  21. johnnyblz20

    johnnyblz20 Mouseketeer

    Apr 24, 2013
    The food is pretty good. It's basically a buffet but they bring it to your table. All you have to do is ask for it whenever you want.

    The one weird thing they do at that place is if you ask for ketchup. Any table that asks for ketchup they scream KETCHUP and start the process by giving that table about 20 bottles of ketchup. Then when the next table needs ketchup the waiter yells Ketchup and the previous table brings it all over to them and the process continues. Gets annoying when you are trying to eat your food on a SMALL table with 20 bottles of ketchup around you.

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