By Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel
5:29 PM EDT, August 20, 2012
It was a busy day at the Disney World reservation center Monday, the first day that anxious future guests could make dinner reservations for the Be Our Guest restaurant, the Magic Kingdom eatery inspired by scenes from the animated film "Beauty and the Beast."
The restaurant, located within the Fantasyland expansion, will open to the public on Nov. 19 with "quick and casual" service at lunch (no reservations required) and table service for dinner.
Here's a collection of Twitter posts related to trying to be Disney's guest. Results were … mixed.
@SusieNotSusan: The reservation has been secured! Thanksgiving will be spent at Be Our Guest and I could not be more excited!!
@imaginat1on: "Be Our Guest" reservations are completely gone for my ENTIRE 10 day trip in DECEMBER. Well, color me disappointed, @WaltDisneyWorld. :(
@bestfriendguide: Just got a reservation for Be Our guest Restaurant on December 22 @ 4PM. Yep, it's early but I'm cool with the early bird special #disney
@Disneygirl1978: Not gonna lie, a little upset that I couldn't get ADR for Be Our Guest....but I'll try to eat lunch there:)
@LomographyLilly: Totally bummed. I couldn't get any reservations for Be Our Guest. #disneydining
@WDWNT: So, while I couldn't get through this morning, I just got through instantly and booked Be Our Guest forNew Year's Eve... weird...
@michaelempric: Have been 100% unsuccessful getting through to WDW Dining for a reservation at the Be Our Guest Restaurant. (This is my life)
@AubreyJean2012: Just booked Be Our Guest for our Disney trip in January! I can't wait to eat in the new castle!
@FavorAintFair9: Idk what's going on in the real world but everyone in the theme park world is trying to get "be our guest" reservations
@BackToA: I wasn't super bummed about this Be Our Guest thing until I learned that people are making more than one reservation per trip. #selfish #wdw
@sotmkblog: Be Our Guest ADR on NYE, am I crazy?
@MrsJenniRoss: WHHOOOHOOOO!! Just got out Disney Be Our Guest reservation. Sooo crazy excited!! Not on the day I planned but I don't mind another trip ;)
@DreaminofAKV: Finally got BE OUR GUEST!! Did not know I could do it through DVC line!! Wait time with DVC? FOUR. MINUTES.
@TheDisneyDiner: 63 mins! CM "Teddy" got me all squared away with new cc guar res #s for Be Our Guest. I need a brownie. : P
@WaltCast: Disney phone lines were clogged this morning with people trying to make reservations for "Be Our Guest" - Almost like getting U2 tickets
@alisaaaaaaa: Am I the only one who doesn't care about getting be our guest reservations?
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