Calling all Disney fans and foodies! Exciting news has just been announced for those planning a visit to Walt Disney World. The beloved Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is welcoming back its two dining gems, Trail’s End Restaurant and Crockett’s Tavern, and they are coming back with a whole new dining experience.
A Taste of the Great Outdoors
There’s something magical about experiencing the great outdoors at Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. From sleeping under the stars to exploring the woodland trails, it’s a place where families and friends can come together and create cherished memories. And now, with the reopening of Trail’s End Restaurant and Crockett’s Tavern, the dining options are just as delightful as the natural surroundings.
A Fresh Look and Quaint Charm
Both Trail’s End Restaurant and Crockett’s Tavern have undergone stunning transformations that embrace the resort’s signature laid-back style while paying homage to its rich heritage. The interior of Trail’s End Restaurant has been reimagined as a quick-service restaurant, offering an array of mouthwatering delights to fill your belly. Whether you’re seeking family-sized entrees and sides to enjoy back at your cabin or campsite, or you prefer to feast inside the restaurant’s casual seating area, the menu has got you covered.
Delicious Delights at Trail’s End Restaurant
The menu at Trail’s End Restaurant now features an on-stage pizza station, where you can indulge in mouthwatering slices or even whole pies. Try the smokehouse-style pizza topped with house-smoked brisket, sausage, and pepperoni, or opt for a delicious roasted vegetable pie. Of course, classic pepperoni and cheese options are still available for those who love the traditional flavors.
Homestyle Meals and More
For those craving a classic homestyle meal, Trail’s End Restaurant offers an array of options to satisfy your appetite. Choose from the Market-style Selections, which come with all the fixin’s you desire. Don’t miss the Hot Grab and Go section, where you can pick up delectable proteins like pecan-smoked whole chicken, brisket, and pork ribs. And yes, fried chicken is on the menu, a must-try during your stay at Fort Wilderness!
Sweet Treats to Savor
The dessert lineup at Trail’s End Restaurant is nothing short of extraordinary. The house-made bakery features old favorites like Banana Pudding, Carrot Cake Cupcake, Blueberry Bread Pudding, and the legendary Strawberry Shortcake from the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue – now available in a single-serve portion! But that’s not all; the talented pastry team has concocted new delights like the Fort Fruity Cookie with fruity cereal and white chocolate chips, and the Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcake.
Crockett’s Tavern: A Scenic Retreat
Nestled near Trail’s End Restaurant, Crockett’s Tavern has transformed into a stunning lounge, offering expanded seating both indoors and outside, with picturesque views of Bay Lake. This guest favorite has been elevated with a new menu, inspired by the resort’s heritage and the American frontier.
A Trio of Sliders and Chicken Bites
For those who love variety, the new menu includes a Trio of Sliders featuring pulled pork, brisket, and buffalo chicken sliders served with seasoned french fries. The Chicken Bites are sure to satisfy your taste buds, with options like buffalo, garlic-parmesan, or blueberry BBQ sauces, served with celery, house-made ranch, blue cheese, and seasoned french fries.
Plant-Based Offerings and Decadent Desserts
Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground doesn’t disappoint when it comes to catering to all dietary preferences. The menu at Crockett’s Tavern now includes delicious plant-based options like the Crispy Cauliflower with a tasty garlic aïoli and fried green tomato sliders with a southern remoulade and citrus greens served with seasoned french fries. And for a sweet ending, indulge in the Trailblazin’ Dessert Trio, featuring a s’more, strawberry shortcake, and banana pudding.
Raise a Glass to Heritage Cocktails
To complement your dining experience, Crockett’s Tavern offers an impressive array of heritage cocktails, each paying tribute to the resort’s history. The All Aboard! Moonshine Cocktail Flight, inspired by the Fort Wilderness Railroad, features a sampling of moonshine cocktails, while the Bear-y Buckle, Camper’s Coupe, Meadows Cup, and rotating old-fashioned cocktails provide a diverse range of flavors and inspirations.
Experience the Magic
Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground has always been a place where families can embrace the magic of nature and adventure together. Now, with the reopening of Trail’s End Restaurant and Crockett’s Tavern, that magic extends to the dining experience as well. Whether you’re seeking comfort food, delicious pizzas, delightful desserts, or refreshing cocktails, there’s something for everyone at these reimagined locations.
So, mark your calendars for July 27, 2023, and get ready to savor the new flavors of Fort Wilderness at Trail’s End Restaurant and Crockett’s Tavern. It’s a culinary journey that’s sure to leave you with a heart full of joy and a belly full of happy memories.