Whispering Canyon Cafe (and It’s Not the Skillets I’m After!)

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I know, I know, everybody who goes to Whispering Canyon Café at Wilderness Lodge raves about the all-you-treatment-to-try to eat skillets. I have been raving about some thing else out there at evening meal, and when I convey to people about it, their very first response is utter confusion. “You did not get the skillet? But everyone gets the skillet. What else do they have other than the skillet?”

Whispering Canyon Café

Nicely good friends, they have a steak! And a really darn great one, in my view. So a great deal so that I purchased it again on a subsequent getaway, and it was just as good as the initially time! Seriously, no steak sauce is needed. Really, nevertheless, does a fantastic steak need to have sauce? It does come with butter. Is butter a sauce? We can debate that afterwards.

The glorious NY Strip

Accessible for evening meal, the Char-crusted New York Strip ($36) is a New York Strip steak that comes with honey-glazed carrots, crispy-fried crimson potatoes, and a whiskey-onion butter sauce. I requested mine medium-scarce, which is my personalized choice.

I know the menu reads ‘carrots’ plural, but clearly, there was just just one carrot. Also, I’m not a fan of the way it was introduced. Granted, it did turn into various carrots, as I was not about to consider and try to eat that in one particular bite (for clear factors). The potatoes ended up pleasant. They were…potatoes. The star of the display, for good rationale, was the steak. It was phenomenal! It was glorious! It was a single of the greatest steaks I’ve had in a lengthy time. It was juicy, flavorful, tender, all the things you want in a steak. It was also not a tiny part. You could share it, but just after the initial chunk, you could not want to.

Whilst the strip steak does not appear with added sides besides the carrot(s) and potatoes, you could kindly request for other goods on the aspect. Whispering Canyon does not have aspect products to purchase à la carte. I questioned if they had a facet salad, which they do not, so my server brought me the Back garden Salad ($3) from the kid’s appetizer menu. They do have a Property Salad appetizer which is distinct, more substantial, and $9. I also asked about a facet of cornbread. Cornbread does occur with the all-you-care-to-consume skillets, but not with the supper entrées. On the other hand, my server was capable to convey a modest basket of cornbread and honey butter out for me considering that I asked really properly.


I did not have room for dessert. Afterward, I raved about my amazing steak to all my pals. I however rave about this steak and how great it was! As I stated before, I returned to Whispering Canyon Café various months afterwards precisely to consider the steak all over again, and it was just as excellent as the earlier time. I consider I uncovered my new favourite menu product below!

Did you know there is a hidden Mickey at Whispering Canyon Café? It can be found along the base edge of the fireplace. Regretably, there is also a desk for two in front of it, so if attendees are seated, you may perhaps not be ready to see it.

Concealed Mickey!

So there you go. Probably an all-you-treatment-to-delight in skillet is only much too a great deal food for you, but you nevertheless want to have a fantastic evening meal. Probably the skillets really do not attraction to you. Probably, just possibly, you are in the temper for a steak like I was. Perfectly, close friends, you have an alternative right here at Whispering Canyon, and in my feeling, it is a heck of a fantastic just one.