Our Best Tip for Snagging a Last Minute Disney Reservation

On those super busy Disney World days (if you’ve visited during a busy season you’ll know what we’re talking about!), it might feel impossible to grab a last minute dining reservation. While it’s usually a good idea to make those ADR’s as soon as you’re able to, vacation itineraries almost always change and you may find yourself needing to adjust your dining plans!

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That’s why we wanted to fill you in a on a little #FiddleFaddle tip today on how to snag a same-day dining reservation, even when the parks are crowded!

Keep in mind that this will not guarantee securing a last-minute dining reservation, but it definitely helps! Today while we were checking for dining reservations on My Disney Experience, we noticed that there wasn’t a ton of availability.

When we first pulled up My Disney Experience, only Mama Melrose appeared for available dining reservations

However, we refreshed the app and toggled back and forth between reservation times at the top of the screen, and more reservations appeared!

Some new dining reservations appeared once we started toggling between dining times on the top bar.

Soon enough, we had a wide variety of dining options to choose from, including popular restaurants like Hollywood Brown Derby and Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater! Keep in mind that the parks are BUSY today with a capital “B.”

Check out all the dining reservations we could choose from after just a few seconds of toggling!

We were even able to find an available dining reservations for 50’s Prime Time Cafe this evening!

We could grab a last minute reservation for 50’s Prime Time Cafe!

We changed our party size as well to see if this strategy would work for families, and sure enough, it works with larger parties, too! If you’re in the parks on a busy day and you want to see if you can find a last minute dining reservation, just play around on My Disney Experience and you might find a time!

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Have you ever been able to score a last-minute Dining Reservation at a popular Disney World restaurant by toggling around on My Disney Experience? Share your story in the comments!

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