Tag Archives: Advance Dining Reservations

Vox Populi: RUMOR – Is Be Our Guest Restaurant Going to Become Signature Dining?

Ever since Be Our Guest Restaurant opened it’s doors back in 2012, it’s been insanely popular and continues to be one of the most difficult Advance Dining Reservations to secure. This restaurant is run like no other at the Walt Disney World Resort. For both breakfast and lunch, they are Quick Service, then for dinner, […]

OpenTable Now Capable of Making Reservations at Select Disney World Restaurants

Ten Walt Disney World Resort restaurants will now begin accepting dining reservations on OpenTable, an online restaurant-reservation service. Jiko at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Kona Café at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Olivia’s Café at Disney’s Old Key West Resort, Big River Grille at BoardWalk Inn, Flying Fish at BoardWalk Inn, Grand Floridian Cafe at the Grand Floridian, Boatwright’s […]

Chef Mickey’s Relocating to Convention Center Beginning Late Nov. Through Dec. 2017

We originally reported back in June that Chef Mickey’s would be temporarily relocated to the Convention Center at Disney’s Contemporary Resort for two weeks during kitchen maintenance. That maintenance was canceled in mid-July, but it has now been rescheduled to take place from “late November through December 2017.” The popular all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet along with Mickey […]

Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dining Available to Book

Last week, we told you that Advance Dining Reservations for times during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the HalloWishes Dessert Party had opened up. Today, we’re happy to report that Advance Dining Reservations for times during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party as well as festive Fireworks Holiday Dessert Party are now available. Guests can enjoy […]

Vox Populi: Small Party Dining Reservations at Walt Disney World – Is Disney Being Unfair?

An interesting discussion is taking place over on DISboards.com today concerning Advance Dining Reservations (ADR) and we’d like some thoughts from our readers on what they think might be going on. In case you aren’t aware, dining reservations can [and should] be made up to 180-days in advance at most Walt Disney World restaurants. Some […]

Walt Disney World Trip Report 2071 – Virtual Magic Kingdom

In a recent DIS article, “Bob Iger Says Disney Reality Can Be Augmented, Never Virtual“, when Mr. Iger said “never” it reminded me of an alleged statement Bill Gates said at a computer trade show in 1981. Bill Gates supposedly uttered this statement, in defense of the just-introduced IBM PC’s 640KB usable RAM limit: “640K […]

5 Hidden Gem Restaurants at Walt Disney World

Sometimes I hear that when people are planning a family vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort, they’re not making their hotel reservations until they’re able to secure their dining reservations. Yup. You read that right. Sound crazy? Well, if you’ve spent any amount of time reading the Disney Restaurants forum on DISboards.com, you know […]

Pros and Cons to the Disney Dining Plan

As many of you know there are a wide range of dining options at Walt Disney World ranging from fast food style to sit down table service to just picking up a small snack on the go. My wife and I have used the Dining Plan on 4 different occasions now, sometimes even paying for […]