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  • On Nov 27, 2009
    Lisa from FL 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.

    On the day we are in Magic Kingdom Wishes is at 10pm. Have an ADR for California Grill at 9pm. Is that too early to catch the fireworks? How long does it take to be seated. Never been to California Grill. So excited!!


    I think your reservation timing is excellent! 

    Disney suggests that you arrive 15 minutes before your reservation time to allow time to check in at the restaurant.  After that, you will be seated at the first available table for your party size, according to reservation time.  Sometimes that does mean waiting a few minutes after your time slot, so I can't say for sure what time you would be seated.

    Even if you were seated exactly at 9, you would likely be near the end of your meal when Wishes begins.  If you are seated any later, then you will be earlier in your meal, but still certainly in the restaurant and able to view the fireworks.

    Both the view and the food at California Grill are spectacular.  Have a wonderful evening!
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Meet the Panelist: Heather, Kentucky

I'm a member of the original 2008 Moms Panel and am happy to be back again to help you plan! We are DVC members who visit 2-3 times per year with our 3 young daughters, and I am only one visit away from being able to say I've stayed in every Disney resort! Learn More About Heather

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