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  • On Mar 25, 2021
    Shannen from PA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    How do you know when restaurants are available other than guessing?

    Hi there, Shannen! Welcome to planDisney! We appreciate you taking the time to stop by and allowing us to help you plan your upcoming visit to Walt Disney World Resort! 

    My family loves all of the different dining locations available at Walt Disney World Resort! As major foodies, we always look forward to eating at our favorite restaurants and trying new dishes along the way during our own vacations! 

    During the initial reopening stages at Walt Disney World Resort, some dining locations are temporarily unavailable. You can identify these among the list of dining locations by the note next to their name that reads “Temporarily Unavailable”. 

    If you are interested in identifying which dining locations have availability on specific days, you can also find this on the “Dining” webpage! At the top of this page, there is a bar that allows you to select the date, time, and size of your party. Once you have entered all of these specifications, you will be given a list of restaurants that have advanced dining reservations available within these parameters. This is a great way to narrow down which dining locations you and your family would like to eat at during your visits! 

    There is also a new feature on the My Disney Experience app that allows you to check the Mobile Dine Walk-Up Availability for select dining locations! All you will need to do is check the availability at participating restaurants in the app and then add your party to the walk-up list. Whenever your table is ready, you will receive a notification to proceed to the host stand and enjoy your meal! I love that this feature allows for more flexibility in planning your meals and helps Guests try out restaurants they may not have been able to snag an advanced dining reservation for! 

    I hope this information assists you in planning a practically perfect visit to Walt Disney World Resort! Be sure to let us know if we can provide any other assistance as you continue to plan for your vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Wyatt, Colorado

Hello! I'm Wyatt and I'm so very excited to provide you with all the best tips and tricks for getting the very most out of your Disney World vacations! I'm married to a fellow Disney enthusiast and, while we don't have any human children yet, we are delighted to be pet parents. Professionally, I work in private practice as a mental health counselor. I'm also knowledgable regarding disability services and accessibility at Disney World due to my own history of chronic illness.  Learn More About Wyatt

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