I saw the basic times listed for character meals (ie. 8:00-11:00), but what can I expect when I call for my ADRs? Do all of the meals start at one specific time or are reservations taken for every 15 min., 30min., on the hour, etc.? What should I ask for?
- Asked by Sharon from NY on 8/17/2008
Guests are seated continuously throughout the dining period at each meal. For example, guests are seated at the Crystal Palace at the Magic Kingdom from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Reservation times are given in five minute intervals. When you call,... read more
How do you know which restaurants you need ADR for and which ones you don't?
- Asked by Richard from NY on 8/22/2008
Basically, if there is ANY table service restaurant that you feel strongly that you would like to dine at, then you should make a reservation. There are some restaurants in particular that often fill up their reservations within the first week of... read more
The panel is great! It has been so helpful in my planning process (which I am obsessing about). We have ADR at Spirit of Aloha show at 5:15pm. How long does the show last? We want to get to SpectroMagic by 8:00pm. Thanks.
- Asked by Hector from IL on 8/22/2008
The Spirit of Aloha show and dinner takes approximately two hours. There is a second show at 8:00 on most evenings, so the first seating needs to be cleared out fairly promptly.
Let's say you're done at 7:15. There is an approximately ten minute... read more
Need advice. Changed res to arrive day earlier. On DDP & looking for dinner ideas near or in MK. Already have ADRs for Whispering Canyon, Chef Mickey, Crystal Palace. Can't get ADR at Ohana or Castle. Other suggestions for me, DH, DD11, DD8 ?
- Asked by Rebecca from AL on 8/21/2008
With older girls, it might make a very special family meal to eat at one of Disney's signature dining restaurants. There are several excellent signature dining restaurants in the Magic Kingdom area including California Grill at the Contemporary,... read more
175 days out from our trip to WDW, I tried calling the other day to get our reservations for dining but was told that they are not accepting reservations past Jan.25th, 09 right now. I would need to call back 'sometime' in October, any insight?
- Asked by Angela from KS on 8/20/2008
There is currently a MAJOR upgrade of the Disney dining reservations system going on and this has temporarily changed the booking window for some guests. You can read more about this in the answer to the question HERE. The current estimate for... read more