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Old 09-24-2013, 12:54 PM   #1
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Any chance of getting in for breakfast with no ADR?

We decided literally yesterday to go in 2 months time, so naturally every breakfast buffet ADR is gone. Is it worth trying to do a walk-in somewhere? If so, what are the easier ones to get into? A character meal isn't a necessity at this point...

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Old 09-24-2013, 01:17 PM   #2
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We did a walk up once but were there at opening so we wouldn't have as long of a wait. We did this at Chef Mickey and showed up at 7am.

Have you checked the cancellation thread for your particular month?
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:58 PM   #3
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I would keep checking online daily to see if something opens up. People cancel all the time when their plans change, especially for the character buffets which have a credit card guarantee. You can keep checking even after you arrive at DW. Also, you can subscribe to the cancellation thread for your month on this board.

It looks like you'll be going in November. If it's during Thanksgiving week or Veteran's Day/Wine & Dine marathon weekend it could be hard to find walk ups.

The drawback to walking up is your whole family will have to show up and hope that you can be accommodated. If you're turned away you will have wasted that much time getting there. Also, will your family be disappointed? If you want to try walking up you probably have a better chance when the restaurant first opens or near the end of the breakfast hours.

The Wave which has a breakfast buffet and ala carte menu is one restaurant that's not as busy as many others. Boma has an excellent breakfast buffet and we've found on some trips it's very busy and on others not as much.

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Old 09-24-2013, 02:11 PM   #4
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You're right about cancellations happening all the time - between the time I posted this (what, 2 hours ago?) and now, a couple days at 1900 PF opened.
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