Storyteller's Cafe Dinner Menu

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Last Updated: April 2018
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This is a buffet-a la carte hybrid.

A la carte listed below or

Dinner Buffet, served from 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Children (3-9): $13.99
Adults (10 and up): $31.99


Fish Crudo - Aji amarillo, cilantro-creme fraiche, avocado puree, lemon oil. $18
Duck Wings - Adobo-glazed, chili-garlic sauce. $16
Avocado Toast - Crushed avocado, lemon-olive oil, parsley, celery leaves, quail eggs, and espelette pepper on grilled sourdough. $15
Little Gems Salad - Shaved radishes, red onions, Grana Padano, toast points, red wine vinaigrette. $12
Chicken Quesadilla - Marinated in Achiote with jack cheese, guacamole, and chipotle salsa. $12
Kale Salad - Almonds, currants, Grana Padano, bacon bread crumbs, garlic vinaigrette. $13
Roasted Corn Chowder - with rotisserie chicken, bacon and cilantro $8
Soup of the Season $8


Margherita Pizza - fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, fire-roasted tomatoes, Grana Padano, aged Provolone cheese.
'Nduja Prosciutto Sausage Pizza - 'Nduja sausage, mushrooms, artichokes, potatoes, fire-roasted tomatoes, Grana Padano, aged Provolone cheese. $25
Lemon-Shrimp Pizza - Lemon-marinated shrimp, capers, fire-roasted tomatoes, chili flakes, Grana Padano, aged Provolone cheese. $25
Classic Pepperoni Pizza - Southern California "Olli" pepperoni, Grana Padano, aged Provolone cheese. $23


12-oz New York Steak - with vegetables and choice of mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, or wild rice pilaf, and choice of chimichurri, demi-glace, or Harissa sauce. $42
Jumbo Shrimp - with vegetables and choice of mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, or wild rice pilaf, and choice of chimichurri, demi-glace, or Harissa sauce. $37
Sustainable Fish - with vegetables and choice of mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, or wild rice pilaf, and choice of chimichurri, demi-glace, or Harissa sauce. $35
Braised Boneless Short Rib - with mashed potatoes, creamy horseradish, and Brussels sprouts. $38
Chicken Paillard - Lightly-breaded chicken breast, roasted potatoes, heirloom carrots, and lemon-caper sauce. $32
Shrimp Pappardelle Carbonara - Lemon-marinated shrimp, green peas, Grana Padano, and fresh herbs. $28
Pan-seared Salmon - skin-on salmon, sauteed vegetables, and citrus-herb jus $36
American Wagyu Burger - Charred onions, tomato, arugula, pesto, burrata cheese, and fried egg, served with choice of house-made chips or fruit. $24
Spaghetti and Meat Sauce - with fresh herbs, parmesan cheese, and garlic crostini $18


Chocolate Molten Cake - with almond brittle, chantilly cream and coffee sauce. $10
Butterscotch Bread Pudding - with vanilla creme anglaise, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. $10
Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet - with chocolate fudge sauce, vanilla ice cream and a cherry on top. $10
Vanilla Creme Brulee - with orange-vanilla biscotti and marinated raspberries. $10
Seasonal Cheesecake


Soft Drinks - Coke, diet Coke, Sprite, Orange, Light Pomegranate Lemonade, Freshly Brewed Iced Tea
Evian - 500 ml
San Pellegrino - 1 liter


Caffe Latte
Caffe Mocha

Specialty Beverages (non-alcoholic)

Disney Character Punch - Light pomegranate punch served in a souvenir cup with a glowing Disney character clip-on light $7.50
All Natural Lemonade - topped with Wildberry foam $5.75

Specialty Cocktails

Magical Star Cocktail - X-Fusion organic mango and passion fruit liqueur, Parrot Bay coconut rum, pineapple juice, and a souvenir multicolored glow cube $14
Red Sangria - Beso Del Sol red sangria made from a 100% natural marriage of Spanish Tempranillo grapes, orange, blood orange, and lemon juices with a touch of natural cinnamon $9.50
Moscow Mule - Russian standard vodka, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar topped with ginger beer $12.25
Blood Orange Margarita - Sauza Conmemorativo Anejo Tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, and blood orange sour. $11.75
Walk the Plank - Crown Royal Northern Harvest Rye Whisky, orange juice, Orgeat (almond), and fresh lime juice garnished with Luxardo Gourmet maraschino cherries. $11.75
Godiva Chocolate Martini - Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Stoli Vanilla Vodka, White Creme de Cacao, and Frangelico. $14
Baileys and Coffee - Baileys Irish Cream mixed with hot Joffrey's coffee. $10.25
Cold Brew XO - Patron XO Cafe Coffee Liqueur, heavy cream and cold brew Joffrey's coffee. $11.75


Draft Beer - Budweiser, Coors Light, Karl Strauss Tower 10 IPA, Blue Moon $7.25-9.00