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Whispering Canyon Cafe

#183 of 2,920 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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901 Timberline Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8426
+1 407-824-3200
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Herndon, Virginia
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When we go to WDW, we tend to go to buffets (Biergarten in particular) because we like to get bang for our buck. If we're spending $35+ a person, we want lots of food. We decided to expand this trip and try other options at resorts, etc, which led us to WCC. We were pleasantly surprised! The skillet was really... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a fun place in the Wilderness Lodge. When you are seated you get a "coaster" that says something like "I want to join in the fun" on one side or "I want a quiet dinner" on the other. While I did see some adults at the next table ask for the "quiet dinner" and noticed that they were left... More 

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Lincoln, England.
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are currently staying at WDW's Wilderness Lodge where the Whispering Canyon is located. Open from 07:30 to 23:00 daily it serves as a great starter or end to the day when using the parks. It will be even better once the renovation work is completed and you will be able to sit outside once more.

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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, this restaurant is an undiscovered gem in Disney. The waitress is meant to be snobby and make jokes so that is really fun, and they keep it family friendly. Another thing that is really funny here is that if you need ketchup or something are you in for a run haha! The cutest thing that is here is great... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a really good meal at this restaurant. My husband and I go to Disney World every year. We are in our late 50's but why shouldn't we have fun too! The best time to go would be later in the evening when it's not as crowded and there are less kids. It's noisy of course, but there's nothing... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently visited the Wilderness Lodge for brunch with another couple while in Disney. The buffet brunch was excellent. The service was excellent and the food selection was outstanding. We really enjoyed our visit and would recommend this restaurant highly.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Be prepared for some good-natured fun from the wait staff. If you ask for napkins, you'll get them. All of them. I asked for "a little more iced tea" and was treated to a shot-glass sized glass. It's like all the best Dad jokes turned into a restaurant. The all-you-care-to-eat skillet isn't my first choice. Wait staff will keep bringing... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place to eat! I loved taking the boat ride over to the restaurant and seeing the lobby of the Wilderness Lodge. It is loud and I should comment that my parents did not enjoy that aspect of it. Also, getting their two scooters over the boat to the lobby was really challenging. The walkway has lots of... More 

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Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We very much enjoyed the "antics" and good natured fun by the wait staff at Whispering Canyon. My six year old especially enjoyed the stick horse ride around the restaurant and delivering arm loads of ketchup bottles to another table. The food was outstanding for the most part.... my wife had the rainbow trout which she described as her favorite... More 

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Bonifay, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had stayed at the Wilderness Lodge many years ago. We had an opportunity to visit again a couple weeks ago. We had lunch in the Whispering Canyon Cafe as part of a tour. We were served family style. Giant plates of ribs, chicken, pulled pork, sausage, baked beans, corn bread and a few other sides. A couple members of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Timberline Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8426
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-824-3200
  • This restaurant is at Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Description
Whispering Canyon Cafe in Disney's Wilderness Lodge smokes up pulled pork, ribs, chicken, baked beans, corn bread and more that will satisfy any cowboy or cowgirl in the family.In this rowdy, family-style restaurant right out of the Old West, start your morning with a bang-up breakfast of favorites such as buttermilk pancakes, omelets or an all-you-care-to-enjoy Canyon Skillet.Later in the day, bring your posse by for lunch when we're serving up burgers, salads and sandwiches, or stop in for dinner and be tempted by steak, fish or salads. And we can wrangle the heartiest appetites, 'cause we've got lunch and dinner Canyon Skillets, too. Be sure to save room for the Canyon Apple Pie!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?