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  • On Apr 27, 2014
    Karen from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Can anybody just show up at a Disney restaurant and be seated without a reservation

    Hi Karen:

    In the vast majority of cases, it's possible to walk up to a Disney Restaurant without a reservation and wait for a table.  You may be asked to wait for a while, so be prepared.  In a handful of cases, I've seen the front desk at a restaurant tell Guests that they will absolutely not have room that evening and they are not accepting walk ups (I've seen this at Be Our Guest and Le Cellier and presumably it happens at other restaurants).  So also be prepared to dine elsewhere if you take the chance on a walk up.  It will depend on crowd levels, Guest demand and cancelations that evening.  If you have younger or older members in your party who are used to eating at set times, you may not want to take a chance on too many walk-ups.

    Your best bet for a walk up would be to head to the restaurant early to get your name down. I would also call Disney Dining every day to check on last-minute cancelations. 

    Enjoy your vacation.

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Meet the Panelist: Jonas, New York

I am a family man and huge Disney fan raising two awesome and rambunctious boys.  As Disney Vacation Club members, we travel to Walt Disney World often. Learn More About Jonas

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