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Old 02-17-2013, 06:16 PM   #1
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Are there different rules for booking T-Rex? We called 180 days out to make our dining reservations, and we were told that the only availability is 5 pm or not until after 8:30. Hard to believe it's that popular with everyone staying at WDW when we are, when we had no trouble getting our exact times everywhere else. Any insight?
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:28 PM   #2
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Are there different rules for booking T-Rex? We called 180 days out to make our dining reservations, and we were told that the only availability is 5 pm or not until after 8:30. Hard to believe it's that popular with everyone staying at WDW when we are, when we had no trouble getting our exact times everywhere else. Any insight?
You can call them direct to make a reservation. We did that for our July trip and got 6:30 for 9 of us. Just google their website to get the direct number.
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:40 PM   #3
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Old 02-17-2013, 06:48 PM   #4
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Those nachos are so worth the noise.
I never make ADRs for T-Rex, we walk up, put in our name take a pager and shop while we wait.
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:22 PM   #5
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Call t-Rex directly. The Disney website had no reservations available for our date, but when I called directly they had times available all day long.


Edit.....it sure sounds like I need to order the nachos
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:42 PM   #6
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Thanks! Just made a July reservation for the time we wanted. Thanks for the advice. Does anyone know why Disney ADR has such limited times? I know it's a different ownership group, but it seems like they should give warning if Disney only has rights to limited reservations. And, it doesn't seem difficult to get reservations at Rainforest.

Thanks, again! 134 more days for us.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:26 PM   #7
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Omg i called tonight for April 13 amd got in for dinner! Ive been trying to get in for 2 months!
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:47 AM   #8
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Get the Landry's select card, it gives you front of the line at their locations including T-Rex, Rainforest, etc. I've been seated immediately when the wait was 1.5 to 2 hours.
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:06 AM   #10
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Great tip wasn't suppose to be able to get in until 8 called T. rex directly and got a much earlier time!!! :D
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Trex chooses to have limited availability through Disney dining. They prefer to serve walk ups. As noted, if you call them directly you will have your choice of dates and times for a priority seating.
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Old 02-18-2013, 10:29 AM   #12
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Trex chooses to have limited availability through Disney dining. They prefer to serve walk ups. As noted, if you call them directly you will have your choice of dates and times for a priority seating.
Smart on their part IMHO. If they allowed their full schedule to be open to Disney ADRs then it would suffer the same fate as all other popular Disney Dining locations and walkups would be out of luck. Not being on the DDP also helps I believe.
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:39 PM   #13
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Been trying to get in for my sons make a wish trip. I just get a voice mail and so far no one has called me back. Can you tell me what number you call? Thanks!
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Smart on their part IMHO. If they allowed their full schedule to be open to Disney ADRs then it would suffer the same fate as all other popular Disney Dining locations and walkups would be out of luck. Not being on the DDP also helps I believe.
Trex is on the DDP though
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Old 02-18-2013, 09:42 PM   #15
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I called 1 407 8288739... I just asked to make a reservation and I pick my time and got the time I wanted!!!
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