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Bateaux New York Premier Dinner Cruise

New York, United States

From $249.84

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You will not receive a refund if you cancel.
  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Forget trying to snag a hard-to-get reservation at New York's hottest restaurants du jour. Instead, indulge in a delicious 3-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.
  • 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

What's Included

  • Three-hour dinner cruise on the East and Hudson Rivers
  • Delicious 3-course plated dinner with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts
  • Live band performance with female vocalist
  • Panoramic, breathtaking views of the NYC skyline
  • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
  • Service charge and tax
  • Creative cocktails, wine and beer are available for purchase
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Chelsea Piers
    Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011, USA

    Parking: City Cruises does not own or operate any parking lots in the area. Local parking is located at Pier 61 for our New York departures. Departs from Pier 61, Chelsea Piers | West 23rd and 12th Ave, New York, New York

Start time

07:00 PM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

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.

Bateaux New York

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Manhattan Skyline (Pass By)

Statue of Liberty (Pass By)

Seaport District NYC (Pass By)

Brooklyn Bridge (Pass By)

One World Trade Center (Pass By)

Hudson Yards (Pass By)

Empire State Building (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants are not suitable for this cruise: Bateaux Dinner Cruises feature a sophisticated atmosphere. Children under 6 are not permitted and we do not offer a discounted rate for children.
  • Seating is only guaranteed together for the number of tickets confirmed on this voucher. Reservations may not be combined.
  • Dress code will be enforced- Bateaux New York is your excuse to dress up! Semi-formal attire (dress pants, dress shirts, skirts or dresses and dress shoes) required for your special night on the water. Casual jeans, t-shirts, and sandals are not permitted onboard.
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 150 travelers

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Where is the departure point for the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:The New York Premier Dinner Cruise departs from Pier 61, Chelsea Piers at West 23rd and 12th Ave (111C 11th Ave, New York, NY 10011.)

Apr 2021

Q:Is there parking near the departure point for the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Local Parking is available at Pier 61. There may be a fee for parking.

Apr 2021

Q:Is the New York Premier Dinner Cruise handicap accessible?

A:Yes. Please be sure to notate any special needs or requests in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.

Apr 2021

Q:Are there any age restrictions on the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:There are no age restrictions. Infants under 3 years old go free as lap children.

Apr 2021

Q:Are there high chairs available for my child during the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Yes, high chairs are available for use during the dinner cruise.

Apr 2021

Q:How should I dress for the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Semi-Formal Bateaux New York is your excuse to dress up! We encourage semi-formal attire (dressy separates: slacks, button-ups, dresses) for your night on the water.

Mar 2023

Q:How early should I check in for the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Boarding time is 45 minutes prior to departure.

Apr 2021

Q:Can I smoke on board the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only. Please dispose of all refuse in proper receptacles. Do not throw anything into the water. Please help us keep our harbors clean.

Apr 2021

Q:Where do we sit on the boat during the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:As you board, our Captain and Marine Crew will direct you to your deck. From there the Host/Hostess will show your party to your assigned table(s). Seats are assigned based on needs and capacity for each cruise.

Apr 2021

Q:Are there vegetarian selections available during the New York Premier Dinner Cruise?

A:Yes, vegetarian options are available with notice. If you require any dietary restrictions or have food allergies, please notate them in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.

Apr 2021

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Featured review
The NY Premier Dinner Cruise was an excellent experience and I will highly recommend it to family and friends. I'd say that this cruise gives you some of NYC's best views from the water and I loved it. The staff was very courteous, the service was good and to top it all, the band on board was the best. They kept the crowd entertained from the minute they started playing and till the end. Nothing about the cruise felt rushed, we did the 7PM cruise and the views were splendid. The food was good, a three course meal and good choices of drinks to pick from too. I highly recommend this experience.


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A lovely evening
Scott_S, Jun 2023
A lovely evening cruise of the Manhattan shore/skyline. Good food and drink. The views, service and entertainment were excellent.
Perfect for all occasions!
Madison_R, Jun 2023
Had a wonderful time on this cruise! Late spring/early summer is perfect as you get to catch the sunset on the water. The staff was so friendly, the food was yummy, and the entertainers were top notch! I treated my boyfriend to this to celebrate his promotion, and everyone on board was having a good time - young and old.
Nice Evening
Bjoern_H, Jun 2023
it was a very nice cruise and the food was way better than we expected. The Service was good as well just the digital photo didn't work
This dinner Cruise was...
Crandell_W, Jun 2023
This dinner Cruise was amazing. The waitress that served me took my order, was friendly, she brought me everything I ordered & with a smile. I sat near a couple who was celebrating their 51 wedding anniversary so I was able to share in their special event. The captain spoke with me on more then one occasion. I had a fantastic time.
Herby, Jun 2023
Amazing trip. Entertainment was brilliant. The singer had a great voice. Food was beautiful. The whole experience was exceptional and would highly recommend anyone visiting new york to do this trip
Extraordinary Evening
michael_k, May 2023
An exceptionally well planned event, friendly, polite staff. The food was delectable and on par with the evening. We where a group of three on a return home from a sailing vacation and our wardrobe was consistent as such. Get dresses up for this evening or don’t, you’ll feel like a million bucks.
beautiful way to see new york from the hudson
Mitra_T, May 2023
the live music was a wonderful touch.. dinner was served by the nicest waitress.. stunning view of the statue of liberty!
New York Trip!
Elizabeth_S, May 2023
This experience was one of the best to try! Everyone is nice and helpful. The food was so good and best part, is that you don’t get over full. The singing wash excellent! Nichy was our waiter and he really took care of us. It was so much fun and so many people dancing. Everyone seems so upbeat! This is a must do, if you come to New York on vacation!
Rodney_W, May 2023
The crew gave 100% great service. The live music really set the mood and the relaxation. The food was amazing. The view of the city was exciting. The ship gave amazing views. My family thanks you for a great time.
Amazing experience around Manhattan by night
Pasquale_P, May 2023
An amazing experience. Never I had been better. Very good tour around Manhattan with excellent dinner. All that with comfortable piano bar. Very nice!!
Very romantic!
ILANA_E, May 2023
The atmosphere was amazing. The music was romantic and my partner and I had the best time. It was our engagement trip! The food was great, the views on the river were beautiful. Would definitely recommend and would love to go again!
Perfect cruise in New York!
Diane_R, May 2023
We were celebrating our 45th anniversary! They made us feel like royalty. The cruise was wonderful. The food was great. Take this trip - you can eat, drink, dance and see the beautiful side of New York.
Fabulous view of New York
Evangelia_M, May 2023
It was a unique experience. Excellent service. Friendly staff.the food was just ok but the ride was fabulous.
Fun and special night
Lawrence_W, May 2023
great service, great music, great views... disappointed as the only dessert option had berries in them.
Fantastic evening
Olivia_p, May 2023
One of the best things we’ve done on our trip, excellent service from all the staff. The entertainment was fantastic, the meal was Delicious and the views were beautiful. I’d definitely recommend this trip to people wanting that luxury treat.
WonMok_C, May 2023
Congrats Tony to graduate NYU STERN Master's Degree, May 2023. Do you remember you lost your cap in front of the statue of liberty in 2009?
Great city views and music but that’s it.
Angela_P, May 2023
There were amazing views and the music was great but we were seated in the back away from the band and squeezed into an area that made it difficult for anyone to get by our table without knocking into something on the table. About a hour into the cruise they offered to let us move to a better table. They offer very limited food choices and weren’t able to serve one of the desserts. The food tasted good but for the price you pay there was very little of it. It was freezing cold almost the whole ride. They held us up from boarding, and took a long time (30 minutes) to get us drinks and bread. The bread was so hard you couldn’t eat it all And we didn’t get an appetizer until over an hour on the ship 9:15pm and dinner didn’t arrive until just after 10:00pm. We got dessert right before pulling back into port around 10:30ish.
A special treat
Valeiu_S, May 2023
Spectacular scenery, accompanied by live music, good food and beverages. All of it makes for a memorable evening out.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Very nice experience
Anaivia_L, May 2023
Everything, good service, good music. Beautiful view, good food. I like it. Everything too clean, thank you.
Unique experience
Brad_M, May 2023
The cruise ship is outstanding due to the full surround glass windows and outside deck. The service was exceptional and the food was good. What makes this cruise are the outstanding views of the city, especially from the east river.
We were expecting the...
Tina_L, May 2023
We were expecting the experience to be more "intimate" for the cost, so we were a bit disappointed but the saving grace was how close we got to the Statue of Liberty and seeing her lit up at night.
Londoners in NYC
Amit_T, May 2023
Excellent cruise with delicious dinner and nice live music. I will certainly share the experience with friends and family.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Fantastic night
Gillian_B, May 2023
Fantastic night great food wonderful staff the whole night was amazing experiences great views of the city line.
Highly recommend
Jessica_W, May 2023
Amazing experience, views are the best and the ambiance is great. It’s the second time I have been on this cruise and I took my mum for her birthday. The team made her evening very special and we will have fond memories of the evening. Thank you!
Would definitely do again!
Shakeerah_H, May 2023
Everyone on the vessel contributed positively to the experience, from the crew members, maitre d, waitstaff, and chef. The band and singer were phenomenal. The food and drinks were delicious, and let’s not even talk about the views!
Great time!
GUY_J, May 2023
It was wonderful! Beautiful views, beautiful people, beautiful food, beautiful atmosphere. I loved seeing the Statue of Liberty. A Beautiful time!💯❤️🤩
Great evening with family (adult children )
Cindy_P, Apr 2023
The host and waitress were superb. Band is awesome & views very nice to enjoy while eating the good that we had. I had the shrimp cocktail & Brie appetizers which were very tasty and the osso bucco as the main course
Good food great sights terrible service
John_V, Apr 2023
The food was excellent, the entertainment was excellent, and the sightseeing was unbelievable. However, the service was incredibly terrible. I was given the bill before I even received the final course. I received the final course as we docked. $1000+ dollars for three people I can’t believe the way to forgot about our food. What seemed like a couple of times. I understand there was a wait time between each course however, our wait time was extremely long and we felt like we were totally forgotten. Which was evident when I asked the waiter where our final cost was after receiving the bill. He stated, “oh” “yeah”.
Sylvia_D, Apr 2023
Awesome! Grown up environment, not loud, no bs - Ideal date night, excellent views, music, food and service.
Superb moment…!
Josias_N, Apr 2023
That was so wonderful, enjoy it . The staffing was so kind and so nice. Food was delicious. Hmmm I will definitely be back….!


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