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Old 02-18-2014, 01:38 PM   #1
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BOG ADR are earlier times hard to get?

I am at 180 today, so I booked all of my restaurants around the timeframes we wanted them....except for BOG which we booked at 8:30 - I took the ressie but it seems pretty late for my kids. Is BOG worth it for dinner so late? my kids are 6, 6, 9 so they can always nap and stay up but just curious why BOG is such a hard "get." No problems with Chef Mickeys, CRT, Le Cellier...but darn if BOG was the one where I had time issues.
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Old 02-18-2014, 01:47 PM   #2
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Yeah; I've noticed that too. Also harder with a big party.
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Old 02-18-2014, 01:55 PM   #3
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Keep looking. I just got a 5:55pm late last week for the first week of May.

They seem to release more times around the 75-85 day mark.
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:05 PM   #4
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BOG is the hardest reservation to get currently. You can continue checking online multiple times a day to get a better time. People cancel when their plans change because of the credit card guarantee so it's a case of being online checking when a cancellation goes back into the system. If you are an odd numbered party (e.g. 5) you can try going up 1 to see if there any tables for that size group. As long as at least one person shows up for the reservation, you won't be charged for the "missing" person.
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Old 02-18-2014, 08:33 PM   #5
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I've been looking 1-2 times a day since my 180 mark with no luck for a little over 2 months. I am hoping as it gets closer something will come available with a decent time (2030 would be too late for our family).


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Old 02-18-2014, 08:35 PM   #6
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I made my ADRs this morning and the only BOG availability at the beginning of our trip was 8:30 or later. Too late for my kids! I was able to get a 5:10 slot for a date near the end of our trip.
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:17 PM   #7
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It is so popular right now, you have to make it towards the end of your trip. I made my on day 6 of our trip for 6:00 (my first choice).
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Old 02-19-2014, 12:33 PM   #8
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Bog ressie!! Spring break week!

I just landed a BOG ressie for my boss and his kids for spring break week (8:55 pm). I would keep the reservation screen minimized on my computer and try at random for the dates he will be there.....was coming up empty until today! I am so excited you would think it was for me! Can't wait to tell him In summary, keep trying!!!
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Old 02-20-2014, 05:11 AM   #9
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It is so popular right now, you have to make it towards the end of your trip. I made my on day 6 of our trip for 6:00 (my first choice).
Yes, I did the same thing. I made one near the end of my trip at 6pm with no issues.
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:47 PM   #10
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kind of fuming over this....i started on 180th day last year, sometimes 3x a day and never got a ressie...today i was on line at 180 days minus 30 seconds and there was one reservation left at BOG- 9:20PM for dinner....

i understand letting people make reservations 180 days in advance and this may be a bit selfish but we've paid a lot of money for Disney vacations three years running and 8 of the last ten years...

to make it fair i really should think they should hold a number of tables back at the popular restaurants for people who's 180th day is just arriving...(now watch someone say "they do that")
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Old 02-25-2014, 08:49 PM   #11
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Im thinking I won the lottery for BoG reservations.. I booked one a month out and got 4pm reservations, I prefer 4-530 for dinners on vacation, with no issues. I didn't realize the reservations were so hard to get.

Keep trying closer to your trip time, hopefully you can get a better time.
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