Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On May 21, 2009
    Paula from ON Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    We are coming in November with a group of 10 total. Should we reserve all our diners ahead of time and what is a good time for dining? We have the dining plan.

    Hi Paula! I would absolutely get Advanced Dining Reservations for at least one meal per day for your large group.  We often enjoy eating a larger meal at noon time and then eat lighter quick service type fare at dinner so you might consider this on a few days.  Meals at lunch are often less expensive   then the dinner menus and the food is basically the same.  We have found this especially true at the locations in the World Showcase in EPCOT.

    There isn't a specific "best" time to eat while at Walt Disney World. With reservations you are not vying for that empty table with hundreds of other guests.  We prefer to eat early around 5:30 but other families like to time and coordinate their dining times with parades and firework shows. Also consider the transportation time to get from one place to the next when making your reservations. 
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