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Old 09-27-2013, 02:24 AM   #1
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Romantic Dinner Ideas?

My husband and I were married in Disney World 9 years ago and have decided to go back to Disney this year for our anniversary Unfortunately we only decided to do this less than two months out, seems like everything is already booked in the entire Magic Kingdom area and I'm getting disheartened Anyone out there have any suggestions or ideas?
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Old 09-27-2013, 02:29 AM   #2
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I do know that some places in Epcot might have availability. If it's just you two though you might be able to get a table at walk up. However I would also just keep trying to call there is sometimes openings available.
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Old 09-27-2013, 06:42 AM   #3
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It depends on what your idea of a romantic dinner is. Besides CG and maybe Narcoossee's, most Signatures have some kind of availability on most nights. We have never had an issue getting even a last minute ADR at any Signature we wanted to eat at.

If Signature isn't your idea of romantic (or can't be squeezed into your budget), what would make for a romantic dinner for you? Romance is what you make of it and is just as subjective as opinions on restaurants. To some romance is having a quiet meal with few kids around. To others just watching Wishes can be romantic. Or maybe a it's dinner and a late night round of mini-golf.

It's tough to make suggestions without knowing what you are really looking for.
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:17 AM   #4

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Have you considered any of the restaurants at Swan/Dolphin??
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:46 AM   #5
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Not sure about your budget, but Disney does semi-private dining for such things.
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:42 AM   #6
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Artists Point
Hollywood Brown Derby
Les Chefs de France

I think all of those would be romantic, and should be easier to get reservations at. Good luck!

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Old 09-27-2013, 09:43 AM   #7
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We love Artist Point at Wilderness Lodge and they tend to have more availability than other restaurants. Good luck!
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1) Unfortunately, WDW is weak on "romantic" restaurants.
2) Out idea of "romantic" are
. . . eateries that have reduced lighting
. . . eateries that are relatively quiet and serene
. . . eateries where kids are behaved and not yelling
. . . eateries where adults know how to act at finer restaurants
. . . eateries that have great food and wonderful service
3) Our recommendations, and which usually have openings
. . . Shula's
. . . Artist Point
. . . Blue Zoo

NOTE: People sometimes say Cali Grill and Narcoossee's, but both are usually
noisy and populated with folks who don't know how to act.
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:58 AM   #9
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Are you staying on site?
Room service could be very romantic!

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Old 09-27-2013, 09:59 AM   #10
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As another poster said

romance is what you make of it. My wife and I got engaged and had our reception at the Hoop Dee Do review...

We also like Olivia's (Patio table), Chefs de France, San Angel Inn (great atmosphere) Nine Dragons, Grand Floridian Café and Raglan Road but RR can be a bit loud so request a table near the back.

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Old 09-27-2013, 10:31 AM   #11
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Our 30th Anniversary dinner was at Artist Point, and I can't express how absolutely unforgettable they made it. The most romantic, excellent experience I could ask for. From the moment the manager came out to greet us and escort us to our table where our complimentary champagne toast awaited, then returned with our personalized menus-OMG! I recommend it so highly.
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:34 AM   #12
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if you can swing it, give a call and see if Victoria and Albert's has an opening. They are usually pretty easy to get for the main dining room and I haven't had a more romantic experience.
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Old 09-27-2013, 04:08 PM   #13
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Another vote for Artist Point - and the boat ride there is nice too! Not too far from MK areas
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Old 09-27-2013, 04:18 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by sabcook View Post
if you can swing it, give a call and see if Victoria and Albert's has an opening. They are usually pretty easy to get for the main dining room and I haven't had a more romantic experience.
I would absolutely recommend Victoria & Albert's as well. One of the best meals that I have eaten and very romantic. Pricey, very pricey, but if you can swing it, it is well worth it.
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Old 09-27-2013, 11:22 PM   #15
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Definitely try V&A. And they almost never sell out.
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