• On Feb 18, 2018
    Brenda from ON 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.

    We just booked our trip starting Apr23 with my parents & there doesn't appear to be any reservations available any day at Be Our Guest restaurant. if I keep watching could something free up? or what is the best way of me trying to get there still.

    Hi Brenda,

    Thanks for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question.  How exciting that you booked a visit to Walt Disney World Resort, April will be here soon!  

    Be Our Guest Restaurant is a very difficult Dining Location to secure a reservation, but don’t give up hope.  There is still time and something may become available for you and your family.  First of all, my biggest tip is to be persistent.  Keep checking the Walt Disney World Website, another guest may cancel or they may release more reservations.  When I am looking to find a reservation, I will check several times a day, and most of the time something will eventually come up.  Also, be flexible with your time.  Try for different times to dine at Be Our Guest Restaurant, you may find that by changing your preferred dining time, you will have some luck in securing your reservation.  I have found that I have luck the week prior to the reservation, and the early morning of the day I’d like to visit the dining location.

    If by the time you are at Walt Disney World Resort, you still haven’t secured your Advanced Dining Reservation, I would suggest stopping by Be Our Guest Restaurant at the beginning of your desired meal hours.  If dinner hours start at 4:30, plan to arrive at the check in area a few minutes prior and ask the Cast Member if they are taking walk up reservations.  Be flexible, tell the Cast Member you are available all evening and they may be able to find a table for you.  Please remember that there is no guarantee a walk up will be available, but it doesn’t hurt to try.  

    Please let us know if you have any other questions, we are always happy to help.

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I'm a Canadian mom with so many wonderful memories at Walt Disney World Resort!  I would love to use my experience in  traveling with toddlers, children, tweens and guests with limited mobility to help others experience all the magic Disney has to offer. Learn More About Stephanie

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