• On Sep 30, 2017
    Heather from OH 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.

    How late can you arrive to a restaurant before they consider you a no show?

    Hi Heather!

    We all know that although we plan far in advance for our Walt Disney World vacations things can happen and it can throw our timing off completely. This especially happens when an attraction goes down while in line or the lines move far slower then expected.

    It is not a publicized or written rule for dining but generally restaurants will honor a reservation up to about 15 minutes after the time. During slower times it is easier to get the table after your time although that is not a guarantee either.

    If you are delayed due to being stuck on an attraction or stuck in a transportation snafu then still go and discuss your issue with the restaurant. They will be understanding and will assist you. If you do not show up at all then you will be charged.
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