• On Aug 31, 2016
    Amy from DE 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.

    What is the best way to get a dinning reservation when they seem to be all booked up? Just keep trying or is there another way?

    Hi Amy!

    Thanks for joining us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    When you have wished upon a star for the perfect Advance Dining Reservation and it has yet to open up, my best advice is to make like Dory and just keep swimming searching! You would be surprised how often the perfect table opens up just before or even within the 24-hour cancellation window, so be sure to use the My Disney Experience Mobile App to check same-day Advance Dining Reservations as well.

    Also, while I know that many restaurants are considered "Must-Do" experiences with limited access, there are so many incredible dining experiences available at Walt Disney World Resort! Please do not be discouraged if you are unable to visit a popular location on this vacation. Use it as an opportunity to try something new. You just might discover that it's time to update your favorites list. 

    Wishing you many magical memories,


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