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  • On Aug 8, 2019
    Kelly from ON Asked

    If you can't get a reservation for a table service restaurant, are you out of luck? Or can you still walk in?

    Hi Kelly!

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! It's great to assist you again with your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation!

    I'm so sorry to hEAR you are having difficulty in securing a dining reservation at one of the Table-Service restaurants. I would definitely recommend that you keep trying periodically. You never know when someone else may change their plans and need to cancel. I've also encountered difficulty in making a reservation at one of the Table-Service restaurants on my "must do" list and was able to find availability a day or two prior to our trip. I have frequently found that many Guests change their plans once their vacation begins and will cancel in order to prevent being charged the cancellation fee. 

    I have previously been successful in finding last-minute availability by just checking at the Table-Service restaurant that day; however, I've also been turned away at a really popular Table-Service restaurant. That being said, I would not give up hope and would continue to check for availability up until your specific dates of travel.

    I hope this helps to ease your mind, Kelly. Let us know if you have any additional questions or would like dining recommendations. Sending pixie dust your way that you can dine at the Table-Service restaurant on your "can't miss" list during your upcoming trip!

    Bon Appétit,
    Jodie
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Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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