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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

Expect the exceptional on this 3-hour premier Chicago dinner cruise experience. Newly renovated, this luxury vessel features a newly furnished rooftop lounge, posh atmosphere and stylish interior. Relish a 3-course plated meal with celebrity-chef inspired dishes prepared from fresh ingredients right on-board. Dance the night away to DJ entertainment or simply relax in the elegant ambiance and admire unmatched views of the world-famous Chicago skyline as you glide along the shores of Lake Michigan.


  • 3-hour Chicago dinner cruise
  • Enjoy freshly prepared, distinctive 3-course dinner
  • Dance to the on board DJ entertainment
  • Cruise Lake Michigan aboard a newly renovated luxury vessel
  • Admire spectacular Chicago skyline views from the rooftop lounge
  • View the Chicago Lakefront for iconic landmarks including Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), John Hancock Building, Shedd Aquarium and more

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What You Can Expect

Chicago Dinner Cruise

Enjoy Your 3-Course Plated Dinner on the Elegant Sapphire Deck

For an experience that begins well before the cruise departs, arrive early dressed in your most festive attire. Enjoy the electric atmosphere of Navy Pier, alive with wandering entertainers and remarkable views that offer a taste of the experience to come.

The Captain and crew will greet you as you step aboard, and the ship's photographer will record the moment for your party. Once on deck, your host will greet you and escort you to your private table, where your wait staff will introduce themselves and give you the opportunity to decide how you'd like them to pace your service. From the three climate-controlled dining decks to the Observation deck, the dinner cruise offers a unique setting with understated Art Deco accents, reminiscent of the classic ocean liners. Be sure to visit the Captain's bridge, open to all passengers throughout most of the cruise.

A celebrity-chef inspired menu of seasonal hors d'oeuvres, entrées, accompaniments and desserts is freshly prepared onboard daily, Complement your sumptuous meal with a drink from the new full service bar featuring an expanded microbrew selection, creative new cocktails and a refreshed wine list (own expense). DJ entertainment will set the mood for an unforgettable evening on the water. Dance to everything from classic jazz to contemporary favorites.

Chicago Fireworks Dinner Cruise
In the summer months, upgrade your Chicago Dinner Cruise experience to include a spectacular fireworks display on Wednesdays and Saturdays. You will observe the show from the decks of the ship and see the magnificent sky lit up at night.

Please see below for a sample menu:


Sample Menu

  • Cauliflower purée, tapenade, crudité snap vegetables paired with a Champagne cocktail
  • Baby beets salad, seafood mélange
  • Served with a local market vegetable bundle and cheddar mashed potato accompaniments
  • Bone-in chicken pan-roasted in natural juices with garlic, herbs and citrus
  • Atlantic salmon fillet chargrilled with lemon-dill aioli
  • Beef short ribs topped with horseradish crust and demi-glace
  • Linguine and shellfish with shrimp, scallops and mussels in a tomato saffron broth
  • Vegetable tower of crostini layers with ragout of asparagus, peppers and squash and white bean purée
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  • Served with a local market vegetable bundle and cheddar mashed potato accompaniments
  • Filet Mignon chargrilled 10 oz. filet
  • 14-oz Maine lobster tail roasted with blue crab crust and sweet cream butter
  • Petite pastry cups, dark chocolate fondue with accoutrements and fresh fruit
  • Coffee, tea and iced tea
Menu subject to change

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Well organised, very happy with experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

The staff was wonderful and they made you feel very special. Something I will always remember.

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