White Water Snacks is the quick service spot at Disneyland’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. It’s designed to reflect the spirit and style of camping, and after a brief refurbishment that began in September, we’re happy to report that White Water Snacks has reopened! Here’s a look at the refreshed space and the grub we can’t wait to try!
Our Disneyland correspondent Heather (follow her adventures @DiningInDisney) took a stroll through White Water Snacks to grab a treat from the Get Your Ears On celebration (we’ll take a second look at that in a bit!).
The grab-and-go area is simple and efficient, featuring contrasting design elements like wood and steel. There’s definitely still an outdoorsy vibe in White Water Snacks, and we see that here in the abundant wood paneling, stone countertops, and polished concrete floors.
The ordering and check-out area is all about that wood paneling life, and there are several quick service food offerings on display so you can see examples of what you’ll be ordering.
You’ll find menus, chips and candy, and order numbers here. Notice how open it feels to the outdoors, with huge windows letting in natural light and giving views of the resort’s Craftsman-style exterior. Keep an eye out for the Disneyland kitties!
Some of the food prep and assembly is done in this stylish on-stage area. We love the colorful tile, and the bear carving in the beam is kind of epic. 😉
The seating are still features bright green seating reminiscent of patio chairs, and there are plenty of natural materials in use here. We love the lantern lights over the banquette seating.
Table tops are gorgeous with all the knots and variations in wood grain.
White Water Snacks food items to order vary from Poke Bowls to Nachos to Burgers, with lots of customizable options.
You’ll find Chicken-Fried Brisket and Waffle (yes, please!), a Hot Dog of the Month (is there a club for this?), and Artisanal Pizzas.
Some of the food items are on display, like this Beef Rice Bowl with hard-boiled eggs and a Southwest-style egg roll.
The Poke Bowl with tuna is packed with tasty-looking toppings including edamame and toasted seeds.
Beef Nachos served with a blistered jalapeno offer some spice (we hope!).
The Forest Mushroom Pizza looks awesome! Other pizza options include Margherita, Classic Pepperoni, and Charcuterie (!).
We have to say the Cali Grilled Angus Beef Burger looks amazing. That’s Hollandaise Sauce on top!
Grab-and-Go options look to be high-quality, with the Arugula Salad coming in this sleek packaging and having lots of color.
Cauliflower Curry Salad is another intriguing veggie option.
If you need a particular kind of sustenance to enjoy your Disneyland vacay, check out the wine and… muffins. 😉
Or grab one of these babies! S’mores Donuts and Fruit Loop Donuts were on display during Heather’s visit.
One of each, please!
Notice the Get Your Ears On Mickey Cupcake on the bottom shelf of the pastry case. We’ll definitely be watching this space for rotating deliciousness!
Blondies are also available, and they look amazing! Love the candied pecans on top!
And boxed Macarons can make a great souvenir item (or a take-on-the-plane-and-eat-your-sorrows item).
And there’s fresh fruit! Bananas, Apples, and Oranges (not Cuties!) are available.
In the cooler, find Yogurt and Chia Parfaits.
The Chia Coconut Parfait is vegan-friendly.
Packaged snacks include Assorted Snack Bars (Kind Bars on Heather’s visit).
Candy and Chips are available, too. Plus you can grab a Souvenir Travel Mug to fill with coffee, tea, or hot cocoa a the time of purchase.
Large bags of Maui Style Chips are available.
And to wash it all down: a Coke Freestyle machine! Totally cool.
Stay tuned as we bring you a closer look at the food of White Water Snacks soon!
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Have you enjoyed a stop into White Water Snacks? Tell us what you think about the refreshed space!