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  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

Forget trying to snag a hard-to-get reservation at New York's hottest restaurants du jour. Instead, indulge in a delicious three-course dinner during the cruise on an all-glass boat around New York City that offers you an up-close look at the Statue of Liberty and other famed sites. As a live pianist plays relaxing music for you, take in the immense view of one of the world's great cities and enjoy a delicious pre-set dinner by the on-board executive chef. Upgrade to enjoy a romantic or first class VIP experience including a private table and French sparkling wine!


  • 3-hour luxury dinner cruise in New York City
  • Soak up incredible vistas of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines
  • Admire up-close views of the Statue of Liberty, Battery Park, Freedom Tower and more
  • Indulge in an elegant 3-course dinner and enjoy live jazz entertainment and dancing
  • Treat a loved one to the Romance Dinner Cruise upgrade, with a private table, roses and French sparkling wine
  • Opt for the First Class option to enjoy a VIP table, premium open bar and more

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

You can't beat the views from this boat with its glass walls and ceiling. An elegant dinner, live jazz and outdoor strolling decks set the scene for romance. Treat your loved one and add an upgrade with roses and French sparkling wine.

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What You Can Expect

Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise

Dine in Luxury with Incomparable Views of New York Harbor

Make your way over to Chelsea Piers at in the evening and then stop onto the Bateaux New York to start this relaxing dinner cruise. Take a stroll around the boat's all-glass design, offering the ultimate in sightseeing, including 180-degree views of New York City. 

And then make your way to your table. As the boat cruises down the Hudson River take note of some of the landmarks you're passing: from the Renzo Piano-designed Whitney Museum of American Art to One World Trade Center to the Statue of Liberty. Eventually, as the boat turns toward the East River, get a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge. 

Enjoy the ambience of the boat as it cruises along New York City. Listen to the pianist play different styles of music, including jazz and blues. And then indulge in a delicious three-course lunch prepared by the onboard chef that might include duck, crab chowder, pastas, fresh salads and, of course, dessert. 

Romance Dinner Cruise

For a more romantic experience, enjoy your dinner at a private table just for you and your sweetheart. Admire your table's half-dozen roses, and pop open a bottle of French sparkling wine to toast to this magical evening with two souvenir Champagne flutes.

First Class Dinner Cruise

Upgrade to First Class for the ultimate luxury experience! Sip a cocktail from the premium open bar and enjoy an amuse bouche (palate teaser) at your own private table before dinner. With this option, an exceptional evening becomes a true VIP event.


Sample Dinner Menu (subject to change)

  • Beet and Goat Cheese Salad - Golden Beets | Crimson Beets | Organic Mixed Greens | Goat Cheese | Walnut Marbles | Orange Anise Vinaigrette
  • Crab Chowder - Blue Crab | Crispy Bacon | Sweet Corn | Potatoes | Chive Oil
  • Duck Pastrami - Medjool Date Puree | Orange Segments | Stoneground Mustard | Artichoke Chips | Arugula
  • Togarashi Tuna - Seared Tuna | Togarashi Spice | Asparagus | Cucumber | Edamame | Red Pepper | Enoki Mushrooms | Wasabi Cream
  • Crispy Zucchini Cakes - Feta Cheese | Dill | Tomato Parmesan Polenta | Tzatziki Sauce
  • Miso Glazed Cod - Sweet Pea Mash | Oyster Mushrooms | Baby Carrots | Sugar Snap Peas | Soy-Sweet Mirin Glaze
  • Moroccan Chicken - Roast Dutch County Chicken Breast | Moroccan Spices | Couscous | Olives | Green Beans | Currants | Lemons
  • Braised Short Rib - Plantains | Roasted Zucchini | Blistered Tomatoes | Chimichurri Sauce | Curry Aioli | Crispy Shoestring Onions
  • Sorbet Duo - Seasonal Sorbet | Assorted Fruit
  • Mountain Berry Shortcake - Fresh Berries | Lemon Sponge Cake | Vanilla Ice Cream | Shortcake Crumb
  • New York Style Cheesecake - Traditional NY Cheesecake
  • S'Mores Bread Pudding - Chocolate | Marshmallows | Graham Crackers | Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • Artisanal Cheese Plate - Cow | Sheep | Goat Milk Cheese | Rosemary Chili Nuts | Quince Paste
Coffee & Tea Included
*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Customer Reviews

Angela D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This trip is absolutely magical and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Wonderful views, excellent food and attentive staff.

Shona H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Beautiful views and lovely food. A highlight of our trip.

Michael B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Fantastic experience, a must if you visit New York. The food, service and atmosphere were excellent. Viewing the New York skyline at night was brilliant.

Helen B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Everything about this trip was excellent!

Bobby A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Very nice and the crew was great. No rush just laid back and the views were fantastic. Food was very good.

Salvatore F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

beautiful views,wonderful food and great music

Trent P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Wonderful views of spectacularly lit Statue of Liberty. Service and entertainment very good. Food better than expected. A memorable and festive evening.

Christopher S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

A truely memorable experience for my wife's birthday. Excellent food and service against a backdrop of breathtaking views of the city skyline.

Sophie A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great night!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015


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