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Disney Mistake Leaves Popular Dining Experience Nearly Empty

Disney Mistake Leaves Popular Dining Experience Nearly Empty

One popular dining experience remains nearly empty due to a widespread Disney mistake. However, it appears Disney is not willing or able to fix the issue.

Disney Dining

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Disney is well known for its culinary adventures. From popcorn carts to signature dining, you can find a lot of everything in the parks and resorts as well as on the cruise ships.

Some of these restaurants are so popular that dining reservations need to be made ahead of time (preferably 60 days in advance).

Palo Dining Experience

Credit: Donna

Palo is an Italian restaurant that can be found on all five Disney Cruise Line ships, the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Wish. It offers exquisite Italian Cuisine and one of the unique things about it is that it is reserved only for adults.

This fine dining experience is not to be missed and if you are looking for something romantic to do or maybe just want a quiet night away from the kids while they enjoy the Kid’s Club, Palo is for you!

Inspired by Cogsworth from Beauty and the Beast, this adult-exclusive restaurant strikes a balance between time-honored Italian fare and modern steakhouse dining.

Disney website

Disney Mistake

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This dining experience is very popular, and reservations are highly encouraged. They can be made online or onboard the ship.

However, Disney has routinely left the restaurant empty on some (if not all) of the ships due to a website error. When a guest goes to book the experience, it appears that reservations are fully booked for Palo Steakhouse.

But actually, rarely any reservations are being made. So, when Guests enter Palo Steakhouse they are receiving an almost completely private dining experience!

Credit: Maggie

However, this is not great news for those who thought they were missing out. If you are one of those guests, you should be able to get in easily. Reports say Disney is aware of this website glitch/error, yet they are not willing/able to fix it.

Have you been on one of the ships recently? What has your experience been like trying to dine at Palo? Let us know in the comments below, and share this post with a friend who is cruising soon.

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Thursday 26th of October 2023

Has anyone gotten any updates on this error? I am sailing Magic in January and it won’t let me book anything Palo Brunch but somehow managed a dinner reservation for embarkation night. I hope I can at least get a brunch when on board.

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