So sad...missed out on BOG for ADR

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So sad...missed out on BOG for ADR

So this morning is our 180 day mark. As we are in PST I was up all night so I could start making reservations exactely at 3:00am. Our one not-to-be-missed restaurant was BOG...but not a single table for the entire length of our stay at any hour is available. sad I know I should keep trying, that sometimes reservations open up, but I am just so disheartened at missing the one restaurnant I wanted most of all. sad

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Did you try calling to make an ADR there or just do it online?

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I actually tried both...no luck either way! The kicker of it is that the lady on the phone said there is an ADR available...for the day we leave!!!! gaah gaah

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Princess Cupcake wrote:
I actually tried both...no luck either way! The kicker of it is that the lady on the phone said there is an ADR available...for the day we leave!!!! gaah gaah

Well, keep trying if you really want it. If you don't mind getting the ADR later in your stay, and have no luck before hand, check in person at the restaurant when you get there, not by phone, app, or concierge.

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try the lunch time fast pass link at 60 days

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I just had a look because we are 170 days out and I can't get it either, now a guy on a podcast I listen to said he could get in in app when he was in the park over spring break everyday. October is off season so I can't see why it is so booked up. My only thought is MNSSHP

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I went last year in October and I could not get a reservation for BOG as well...very frustrating as I didn't understand why as it isn't the busy time..but my thought is they cut back on the staff so therefore they don't open all the rooms/tables. I know it was so disappointing.

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Keep trying sometimes a spot opens up. I will keep my fingers crossed for you. crossfingers

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Smile Don't give up!! You never know when something will open up !

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In December, we actually had the ability to book a same-day BOG ADR. We didn't do it because we waited to long to check for dinner and it was logistically impossible to get there in time. I was actually looking for Tony's because I was hungry for spaghetti, but BOG was available instead. Weird.

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If push comes to shove, plan a lunch there if possible, but as other posters, suggested, keep trying. I would call as well as check on line. Best of luck!

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As everyone else has said, keep checking! I've had good luck doing that with signature restaurants in the past.

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0 ADR 4 BOG = FWP

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laugh I was considering using fwp as the title of my post! Violins anyone? sarcastic

I will keep trying and keep looking. You're right, people change plans all the time. Maybe someone will cancel! But if that doesn't happen, after spending the day wallowing in self pity (not really but I am sure you understand!) I have come to grips with the thought that we just may have to do BoG for lunch. The kids seem super excited about my replacement choice of Liberty Tree Tavern. Much more excited than I am. That just means figuring out this Bog FP lunch thing! Was reading the thread and it seems rather confusing as to when and how to do it. Although the dining lady I was speaking to this morning said something about because I am a resort guest I will be offered an invitation to Bog for lunch.

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OOOOH! I wanted to update everyone that after four months of trying I landed an ADR for dinner at BOG!!!! yay yay yay It was after a night shift and I was crazy tired and I didn't quite believe the ADR had popped up, but I snapped it up anyways and when I checked after my nap, everything was in order. I hadn't dreamt it! I had tried to comfort myself with the thought that lunch would be better than nothing, but after reading the lovely review of dinner at BOG I was doubly dissapointed that we hadn't gotten in. Now I am over the moon! biggrin

I wanted to thank everyone who encouraged me to keep trying because it worked. muchlove we are going to have an amazing dinner.

Now just to secure those elusive Anna and Elsa fast passes.... awesome

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That's great news! awesome

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Woohoo. yay clapping yay clapping clapping

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crossfingers for Anna and Elsa

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congrats on BOG!

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yay DH and I LOVED our dinner at BOG.
It really was an "experience" and not just a dinner for us. We loved the ambiance and enjoyed every little detail of each of the rooms. I hope your experience is magical too!

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AnnielovesDisney wrote:
yay DH and I LOVED our dinner at BOG.
It really was an "experience" and not just a dinner for us. We loved the ambiance and enjoyed every little detail of each of the rooms. I hope your experience is magical too!

You are right...it's more than just the food and the dinner...it's the experience!

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That's great! Congrats! yay

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Yay! You give me hope! Last time I was in Disney, I wasn't able to get a reservation for BOG. We definitely didn't try hard enough. I'm going to try for it as soon as I hit the 180 mark, and keep checking back if I don't get it!

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Congrats! I am still trying for my family on 11/21 or 11/25. I am in AK time and I, too, set an alarm early for 180 days out, but was unable to get CRT or BOG! Kinda glad now that we didn't depend on Dining Plans. It would really suck to not have the ADRs and have credits we couldn't use for them!

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Awesome, congrats! Glad it worked out for you! yay

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yay for the BOG ADR

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clapping I just got a Fast Pass for lunch at BOG.If you do to beourguestluch.dsney.go at the 27 day mark you can get a Fast Pass for lunch.t must be 27 days beofre the day you want to eat lunch!!

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I have it marked on my calander. I will be trying for a FP for lunch as well! I will be in Mexico when we hit day 27, so fingers crossed to happen upon some good wifi!

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