• On Feb 11, 2017
    Ben from GA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Does my balance have to be paid in full before I can reserve at a Disney restaurant?

    Greetings, Ben! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I’m glad you brought us your question. 

    I have some magical news for you! Are you ready? Here we go! You can absolutely make your Advanced Dining Reservations as early as 180 days before your desired date! So, go ahead and start browsing all the wonderful restaurant options all throughout the 4 Theme Parks, Resort Hotels, and Disney Springs; then mark your calendar for that 180-day mark so you can secure your favorites! 

    Need some inspiration to get you started? My personal favorites include 'Ohana at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Be Our Guest in Fantasyland at Beast’s Castle in Magic Kingdom, The Garden Grill- the rotating Character meal inside The Land at Epcot and finally, Morimoto Asia in Disney Springs

    Now I’m officially hungry thinking of all these amazingly delicious places to enjoy at the Walt Disney World Resort. Haha! So, word to the wise, don’t browse hungry! 

    Be sure to come back and see us again soon. I hope you have a magical day! 

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Meet the Panelist: Emille, Florida

Hi! My name is Emille. I’m a mom of two and wife to a wonderful fellow Disney nerd! As a current Florida resident and Annual Passholder, I love being able to visit the Walt Disney World Resort frequently. When I’m not at the Parks, you can find me leading worship at my local church or traveling with a prison ministry I sing and speak for. I look forward to answering your questions and sharing some of my favorite tips to help you plan your next magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Emille

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