One of those hard-to-get reservations is for Cinderella’s Royal Table because — let’s face it — is there anything more magical than eating INSIDE Cinderella Castle? We think not! But if you’ve been struggling to make a reservation there, we’re going to help you out with our best tips and tricks.
Certain Disney World restaurants are just TOUGH to get into! Especially during the height of the pandemic, it was darn near IMPOSSIBLE to get into some of the most popular restaurants, in particular!
But at risk of jinxing things…has it actually gotten EASIER to get into these hot spots?! Pardon us while we go knock on wood.
A very important part of your Disney World vacation is your hotel! You’ll need somewhere to stay during your trip, and the Disney World-owned hotels are a popular choice. The fun theming, free transportation to and from the parks, and extra perks make them a tempting option.
But the popularity of these hotels also means that reservations can sometimes sell out. Recently, we’ve heard that these coveted reservations are harder than ever to find! We did some research, and we’re here to tell you what the reservation situation looks like, why it’s getting tough to book a Disney hotel room, and what you can do to get the reservations you want. [Read more…]
Whether it was in Disney World or in your hometown, restaurants experienced limited capacity restrictions beginning in March of 2020 that seemed to all but erase reservation availability. Since then, however, capacity has more or less returned to normal — but has Disney’s Advance Dining Reservation process gotten any easier?
A lack of available dining reservations seems to be a hot-button topic and many readers have reached out with concerns. This led us to wonder if there were actually NO/very limited Advance Dining Reservations in Disney World. We put on our investigator hats and got to work to get an answer!
“ALOHA,” my friends!
Actually, scratch that… I’d like to say “Aloha” to our family of DFB readers.
Why? Because today we’re talking about all things ‘Ohana! And if you’ve dined at this beloved Disney World restaurant– or if you’ve ever seen the movie Lilo & Stitch — you are likely familiar with this phase: “Ohana means FAMILY.”
That said, when we’re talking specifically about ‘Ohana, the popular all-you-care-to-enjoy Table Service restaurant in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, ‘Ohana often means even more to a lot of people… like our readers! They’ve been kind enough to share their stories of ‘Ohana with us through a conversation on Facebook, including their great and not-so-great experiences.
And we, in turn, are sharing their thoughts and stories with you here, so you can know what to expect and perhaps how to prepare for your first — or next! — visit to ‘Ohana.
So pull up a chair, relax, and get ready to dig into the feast of information about what ‘Ohana, the restaurant, really means… . [Read more…]
Beginning on October 3rd, California Grill will be hosting a special 50th anniversary dining experience, with a new, limited time three-course 50th anniversary experience. Reservations just opened today, and it was an ORDEAL, full of glitches, so here’s what you may have to deal with.
The FAB FIVE. All-you-care-to-enjoy EATS. Literally just steps away from the Magic Kingdom.
You guessed it… we’re talking about Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort!
A visit to Chef Mickey’s is practically a rite of passage for first-time Disney World guests, and many families find themselves making a Disney vacation tradition out of it. But today, we’re not just talking about our latest visit to review breakfast or dinner at this Character Meal. Instead, we’re sharing YOUR stories at this super popular dining spot.
Because even with all the awesome ingredients in place for a practically perfect Character Meal, sometimes things aren’t so practically perfect at Chef Mickey’s. Our readers shared their experiences (and even some of their struggles or “Fails”) with us on Facebook so together we can help all of you considering your first — or next — meal at Chef Mickey’s.
So strap on your big chef’s hat and settle in, friends!
Because someone very special (and his best friends) wants to say, “Hiya, pal” at Chef Mickey’s! [Read more…]
Although guests can visit the quick-service Ronto Roasters or Docking Bay 7, one of the most unique experiences in the land is at Oga’s Cantina (which is one of he HARDEST reservations to get in all of Disney World). If you’ve been wanting to visit the Star Wars drink spot but haven’t been able to score a reservation yet, now’s your chance!
If you are thinking about visiting Disney World for the 50th anniversary, you’ve probably started making plans.
Plans for a 2021 Disney World visit typically include park passes, hotel reservations, and theme park tickets. But with the 50th Anniversary being a BIG event, you’ll want to get started on that trip planning very early. So, recently we took a look at Disney World resort hotel availabilities and pricing for the 50th anniversary, right around October 1st, 2021. What does hotel availability look like right now? What spots are already booked up and what’s still available (if anything)? We’re breaking it all down for you here!
If you’re planning a trip to Disney World, there are several different types of reservations that you’ll need to make!
You’ll need to make reservations for your hotel and your dining, as well as Disney Park Pass reservations for each day that you plan to visit the parks. Plus, you’ll want to book experiences like Savi’s Workshop and Droid Depot in advance. Your vacation relies heavily on these reservations, but it’s still completely possible to have a great time without them. Either way, there’s no need to stress, because today we’re sharing our top tips for how to snag those hard-to-get reservations!