If you enjoy dining out, then you know how difficult it can be sometimes to find a table. This is especially true at popular places during the lunch or dinner rush. You can streamline the process by making a reservation. It lets the staff know what time you want to come, and it ensures that you’ll have a table available without having to wait a long time. In fact, most restaurants prefer or even require you to make a reservation in order to dine in. Check out these tips for making reservations at a restaurant and having the smoothest dining experience possible.
Plan Your Meal
Of course, the first step in making a reservation at a restaurant is to pick where you’d like to eat. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, a holiday, or if it’s a new place you just have to try – pick the place and day that you’d like to attend.
Making the Reservation
Make your reservation at least one week in advance. This will ensure the best availability for the time that you’d most likely like to go. If you’re going on a holiday, then you may even have to make the reservation even further in advance to make sure that there will be tables available. Next, as you’re getting closer to the day, you may even want to call the restaurant to confirm your reservation, if they don’t give you a call or send you an email.
Things to Remember
The day of your reservation has arrived. Do your best to arrive at the restaurant on time, if not a few minutes early. If you notice that you’re going to be late, it’s a great idea to give the restaurant a call to let them know. They might have a policy or grace period about lateness, but after a certain amount of time, you might forfeit your reservation.
There’s an App for That
If you’re someone who enjoys going out to eat on a regular basis, it’s a great idea to download an app that will allow you to quickly make reservations at any time. Keep in mind that if you make a habit of canceling, it may negatively impact your ability to use these services.
COME AND SEE US AT STATE FARE!
State Fare is conveniently located at 748 Frederick Road in Catonsville, Maryland. Our extensive menu has a variety of unique options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. We even have many vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options! Our fully-stocked bar holds a huge collection of bourbons and whiskeys, as well as several different wines. On tap, we have several different local craft beers to show off the best beer that Maryland has to offer. We’re open every day from 8 am until 2 am, so make your reservation or just stop in and see us today!