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Old 09-13-2009, 02:38 PM   #1
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Suggestions for last minute ADR during Free Dining?

My dsil and db are celebrating their 5th anniversary, and they haven't booked an evening ADR for themselves when we all (8 of us) meet up in WDW in two weeks...

So they are in need of a dinner ADR, just for two, during our trip...

They do NOT like seafood. I don't see them as the type to experiment a lot either, though they do enjoy a little spice sometimes (not necessary though). Dsil enjoys her carbs (so unlike me!) like rice and pasta. Db... well, lots of meats are good... pasta's good... spicy is good...

And they'd appreciate a good dessert too!

Any suggestions on something good that has a chance of being available just a couple weeks in advance?
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:42 PM   #2
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What about Biergarten, or The Wave, Grand Floridian Cafe, Artist Point?
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:45 PM   #3
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Since they both like pasta, what about Tutto Italia?
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Old 09-13-2009, 02:45 PM   #4
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We had a really nice time at The Wave! The food was great and so was the service. It has a nice, relaxing atomosphere, too.
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Old 09-13-2009, 03:03 PM   #5
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Planet Hollywood has one of the largest and most varied menus, with lots of pasta options. I love their ribs and they have a decent steak. Dessert options are also pretty good and I love their cheesecake. My DD15 loves, loves, loves their chicken crunch appetizer. Go to allears and take a look at their menu.

With 3 floors, we've never had a problem getting in and in fact, usually end up going before our ADR time since we know how accomodating they always are. I've seen numerous groups walk up to their outside podium and the hostess always seems to tell everyone it'll be about a 5 minute wait.
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Old 09-13-2009, 03:17 PM   #6
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Hey! We'll be there the same week! (9/28-10/5 for us.) Just read the beginning of your pre-trip report. If your ADR's haven't changed, we'll be at Crystal Palace the same time. See you there!! LOL

Check out the Sept & Oct ADR threads, if you haven't already. TONS of Disers swapping ADRS, or giving heads up on cancellations. Something great might pop up for them.
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Hey! We'll be there the same week! (9/28-10/5 for us.) Just read the beginning of your pre-trip report. If your ADR's haven't changed, we'll be at Crystal Palace the same time. See you there!! LOL

Check out the Sept & Oct ADR threads, if you haven't already. TONS of Disers swapping ADRS, or giving heads up on cancellations. Something great might pop up for them.

Looks like a bunch of there at the same time, Sept 30 - Oct 6 for us at BCV.
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Old 09-13-2009, 03:07 PM   #8
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What about Biergarten, or The Wave, Grand Floridian Cafe, Artist Point?
Good suggestions... Artist Point is a signature right? I'm not sure if they might be open to those or not... I haven't thought of that possibility.


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Since they both like pasta, what about Tutto Italia?
Would be good except that the best night for them to have "their night" is after we are all going to a noon ADR at Tutto that day. If it weren't for that, it would be a great suggestion though!


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We had a really nice time at The Wave! The food was great and so was the service. It has a nice, relaxing atomosphere, too.
I've never been there... don't honestly know much about it. We'll have to check out a menu and/or some reviews.


Thanks for the suggestions everyone!
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