EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On May 31, 2010
    Kim from Norfolk 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.

    Last year we went we struggled to make reservations at our hotel for any restaurants. Is it a better idea this year to book our dates up now or go to the restaurant on the off chance once we are there? I assume Disney have to leave some tables free.

    Hello Kim!  I would highly recommend setting your dining reservations well in advance.  I have seen too many families being turned away because no reservations were set.  I once saw a woman break down in tears because she was on the Disney Dining Plan and had yet been able to just "walk in".  This really broke my heart.  Do not let this happen to you.  Even if you decide not to participate in the DDP, I would still highly recommend securing your dining spots.  Do not allow any part of your WDW vacation to be tarnished due to dining.  I always enjoy calling the Walt Disney World Dining line in order to set my reservations.  I really enjoy speaking to Cast Members who are very knowledgeable and offer some great advice and tips. You can reach them at (407)WDW-DINE.  
    Please come back and visit us again should any new questions come up.  Have a magical dining experience!    
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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