Disney’s Wilderness Lodge at the Walt Disney World Resort is a beautiful Deluxe Disney Resort that features sprawling grounds and rustic charm to emulate the grandeur and distinct theme of the great lodges found in the National Parks. Guests who visit the Disney Resort can wander through beautiful grounds with views of Bay Lake, explore the massive lobby, and enjoy some unique dining experiences including one that is nothing short of magical.
Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is a completely immersive Disney dining experience that brings Guests into an enchanted forest where magic can be found all around. Open only for dinner each night, Guests will absolutely feel like they are stepping into a whimsical world when they leave the rustic charm of the lobby behind and step into a lush forest setting where the or a Dwarf could be around any corner.
The interior of the dining room is beautiful with dense tree branches overlapping above to create a canopy of forest that glows throughout dinner thanks to softly twinkling lights. In addition to the forest setting, some art déco charm still peeks through in the lanterns and architecture of the dining room itself which was previously known as Artist Point until it closed to make way for the current experience in 2018.
In addition to the beautiful interior, Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White also features a unique character dining experience that brings the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life. Throughout their meal, Guests can spot favorite characters like Snow White, the Evil Queen, Dopey, and Grumpy moving throughout the room waving, posing for photos, and adding some whimsy to the experience.
The menu at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is a unique set up of shared, family-style appetizers and desserts, and individual entrée selections for a prix-fixe cost. Despite being on the pricey side, the restaurant is very popular with Guests, so it is highly recommended to make an Advanced Dining Reservation as far ahead of time as possible.
Before browsing the food options at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White, Guests should take a moment to check out the beverage options which include typical soft drinks, tea, and coffee in addition to delicious non-alcoholic concoctions including the Whishing Apple Punch, Transformation Potion, and Through the Forest.
Guests who are looking to indulge in an alcoholic beverage can choose from a variety of beer, wine selections mainly from the Pacific Northwest, and specialty cocktails with whimsical names like the Enchanted Apple, The Smoking Mirror, Evil to the Core, and The Antidote.
The food options at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White continue to use charming titles to help further the immersive experience, and the meal begins with a trio of shared appetizers for the table. The Wild Mushroom Bisque is a warm and creamy option with crispy mushrooms for texture and a rich flavor that is the prefect beginning to any meal.
Guests can also share the savory Hunter’s Pie which features a mix of turkey and chicken with black truffle, cranberry preserve, and crispy sauerkraut. The final shared appetizer is the Wicked Shrimp Cocktail which is served with a Bloody Mary vinaigrette, seaweed salad, and spiced house-made seasoning.
After sharing a round of appetizers, Guests are invited to select their own individual entrees with several flavorful and delicious options that are hearty and filling. The Royal Prime Rib Roast is a meal fit for a king with a massive portion of tender meat accompanied by horseradish-mashed potato, carrots, and jus.
Also hearty is the Magic Mirror’s Slow-braised Pork Shank which is so tender that it can be cut with a fork and also served with the same horseradish-mashed potato, wilted greens, and jus.
A classic comfort food is given an upscale twist with the “Cottage” Beef Stroganoff combining tender and flavorful beef with preserved vegetables, spatzle, mushrooms, and aged cow’s milk cheese for a satisfying and comforting bite.
The final meat option on the entrée menu at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is the Brother’s Grimm Herb Chicken which is tender and juicy and served atop a bed of cauliflower puree, roasted vegetables, and chicken jus.
Seafood lovers should absolutely try Bashful’s Butter-poached Sustainable Fish which is prepared perfectly and plated with a bed of faro, fava beans, English peas, and gremolata for brightness.
A vegetarian option that Guests with dietary needs can opt for is the flavorful A Stroll Through Nature which was featured in a recent Disney cookbook and combines asparagus, leeks, arugula, gnocchi, sage, and parmesan for a creamy and earthy meal.
The final entrée option available at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is a plant-based option for Guests with dietary restrictions, and the Sorceress Spell of “Tricken” Chicken sacrifices no flavor with cauliflower puree, roasted vegetables, and a vegetable jus.
After enjoying their individual entrees, Guests then again share family-style desserts that continue the whimsical names and delicious flavors. The Miner’s Treasures feature a cookies ‘n cream panna cotta and chocolate gems with adorable dwarf hats on top and the “Poison” Apple almost looks too good to eat with a dark chocolate-apple mousse and sour center.
Also available for dessert to share are The Hunter’s Gift to the Queen and the Fairy Tale Gooseberry Pie which features a blend of meringue and gooseberry.
The kid’s menu at Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is also a wonderful array of options that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy with items like Grilled Chicken, Grilled Fish of the Day, Prime Rib Roast, Macaroni & Cheese, Broccolini, and Roasted Potatoes.
Storybook Dining at Artist Point with Snow White is an unforgettable Disney dining experience at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge that perfectly combines a whimsical and immersive atmosphere with character dining and a menu of delicious themed meals. Guests who love a good Disney dining experience and character interactions absolutely cannot miss out on enjoying a meal at this unique and amazing table service restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort!