How to Get in to Disney Restaurants without Reservations


The Yak and Yeti Restaurant in Animal Kingdom

Vacation to Disney have many things that make planning difficult for making exact dining reservations  Often you can find that you have transportation delays, shows that last longer than expected or queues that are longer than posted.  As a result, you might find that making your reservation for a meal is difficult.  One of the best kept secrets is that at certain restaurants withing Disney World, you can walk right up and request a table and be sat at the next open table to accommodate your party!

How do you get this VIP treatment?  You need to join the Landry’s Select Club where you can dine at the following restaurants without reservations:

  • Rainforest Cafe or T-Rex in Downtown Disney
  • Yak and Yeti or Rainforest Cafe in Animal Kingdom

Each restaurant includes quite an experience.  Both of these restaurants highly themed, making you feel as though you have stepped into a whole new world during your dining experience.

The Landry’s Select Club is a club which awards Landry’s loyal guests with points.  The cost to join in $25, but you will receive a $25 Welcome Reward and a $25 Birthday Reward annually!  In addition, you will receive 1 point for each dollar spent.  For every 250 points accumulated, you receive a $25 Reward.  With the card, you do not have to have a reservation, but are given the next available open table!

There are many other Landry’s restaurants included in this program throughout the United States.  They include the following restaurants:

  • Aquarium
  • Babin’s Seafood House
  • Big Fish
  • Brenner’s Steakhouse
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
  • Cadillac Bar
  • Charley’s Crab
  • The Crab House
  • Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Fish Tales
  • The Flying Dutchman
  • Grotto


    The Rainforest Cafe in Animal Kingdom

  • Harlow’s
  • Kemah Boardwalk
  • La Griglia
  • Landry’s Seafood
  • Lighthouse Buffet
  • McCormick & Schmick’s (coming soon)
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse
  • Muers Seafood Restaurant
  • Poehe’s
  • Pesce
  • Rainforest Cafe (found in Animal Kingdom and Downtown Disney)
  • Red Sushi
  • Simms Steakhouse
  • The Oceanaire
  • Tower of the Americas
  • Rusty Pelican
  • T-Rex (found in Downtown Disney)
  • Vic & Anthony’s
  • Wille G’s Seafood & Steaks
  • Yak and Yeti Restaurant (found in Animal Kingdom)

To learn more and sign up for your own Landry’s Select Card, be sure to visit their website.

This card really pays for itself over and over!  A great find for any Rainforest Cafe, Yak and Yeti or T-Rex Restaurant fan!




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