Dining Onboard Norwegian Cruise Line
When you are onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship you are free to dine as you wish, when you wish and with whom you wish. Boasting a wide variety of options from delicious handheld treats and healthy options to the innovative creations guided by culinary masters, NCL has it all. Enjoying a burger is even more gratifying when it's eaten along with a view of the most beautiful destinations on the planet. Wrapping up the day with a generous four-course meal will take you even further, assuring you this was the best travel decision you've made in a very long time.
O' Sheehans Neighborhood Bar & Grill
For the perfect pub fare plus, make sure you stop in to O' Sheehan's at least once. Grab a table and watch your fellow cruisers pass by while dining on familiar favorites such as Buffalo wings, English style fish and chips, prime rib, tuna melts, burgers and more than wash it down with soft drinks, root beer floats and malted milk shakes.
Blue Lagoon, Cadillac Diner and Longboard
The "diner" experience is alive and well in these venues. Open 24 hours they're a great spot for familiar favorites such as burgers, chicken nuggets and desserts. A central location makes them a fantastic spot to sit down and grab a bite en route to whichever activity is next on your list.
Stop in for a pint of beer, soft pretzels and bratwurst at the Bier Garten. This spot, reminiscent of a genuine German biergarten will have your inner beer aficionado saying Danke!
Everyone loves a good buffet. On the Pool deck you'll find this casual destination a true dining hot spot, between the glass wall views and the options it may become your happy place. While the names may change on the various ships Garden Café, Raffles Court, Market Café, Aloha Café among others, the food is consistently good.
Breakfast includes smoked salmon, cereals, eggs Benedict, fresh fruit and action stations for design your own omelets. Lunch buffets include sandwiches, crisp colorful salads, hot dishes and freshly made pizza, and dinner offers up varied carving stations, pizza and much more. For dinner this is a great spot to enjoy a wonderfully relaxed meal with a large selection of items and flavors. International fare stations as well as delicious dessert stations and indoor/outdoor seating ensure that everyone will be happy here any time.
Pool Bars and Grills
Relaxing poolside can work up an appetite. Not far from your lounge chair you'll find Topsiders Bar & Grill, Sky High Bar & Grill, Key West Bar & Grill and others serving up hamburgers and hot dogs still sizzling from the grill with all the fixings, fries and more. For guest staying in the exclusive ship within a ship area, The Haven, the Courtyard Grill is your destination for all things edible from the grill.
Asian Dining Experiences
When you're in the mood for casual and delicious wok fried fare, freshly prepared noodle dishes, soups and various sushi rolls look no farther than the exciting Asian Fusion restaurants onboard your ship including Shanghai's Noodle Bar, Wasabi*, Lotus Garden, Ginza* and Chin Chin among others.
The Raw Bar*
If seafood such as oysters on the half shell, Littleneck clams, salmon tartare and cocktails are what will please your palate than a stop at The Raw Bar is on order.
Every meal at Los Lobos, an authentic Mexican cantina, is a journey steeped in traditional flavors with a twist. Fresh guacamole, creative tacos, refreshing margaritas, and more inspired fare are always on the menu. In addition, tequila connoisseurs will love the exclusive Patrón's Barrel Select Añejo.
Take a seat and unwind with your favorite wine selection at The Cellars. Famed Napa Valley winemakers, the Mondavi family, provide the perfect spot for enjoying a glass of vino paired with delicious tapas such as crab montedito with a crisp white wine or chorizo with a deep red wine. There's also a Tasting Table perfect for furthering your inner sommelier's education including Riedel's Journey of Sense to learn about the glasses for each wine, Wine & Chocolate Pairing and others. Reservations for the Tasting Table are recommended as space is limited and fills quickly.
Pincho Tapas Bar*
Iron Chef Jose Garces has created a space unlike any other at sea in his Pincho Tapas Bar. Perfect for sharing, small plates combine his culinary expertise along with his love of Spanish traditions and cuisine. Dine on delicious fare including Manchego cheese, Jamon Ibérico, Spanish omelettes and more. The exciting cocktails and wine selection definitely compliment the menu.
Iron Chef Jose Garces innovative Latin seafood restaurant, Bayamo, is where Cuban influenced favorites take on a new flavor. Idyllically situated on The Waterfront, this fine dining venue offers indoor and outdoor seating in addition to being the perfect place to enjoy Latin American and Spanish infused dishes including ceviche. swordfish, scallops and bacalao.
Try something new or enjoy international favorites at this dining experience presented by Pubbelly Restaurant Group. Menu items such as ceviche and sushi are presented in a new way at this South Beach inspired venue. Even placing your order takes on an innovative twist as you place your meal order on iPad menus.
Atrium Café & Bar
This delightfully aromatic coffee bar serves up morning sweets as well as light fare lunchtime including sandwiches, salads and desserts. The Atrium Café & Bar is also preparing your favorite specialty coffees and bar beverages which may incur a charge.
Carlo's Bake Shop*
Visiting Hoboken is no longer required to step into Carlo's Bakery! Stop in to Carlo's Bake Shop and revel in the sights, the smells, the tastes. Go ahead and indulge in fresh cannoli, sfogliatelle, biscotti, cupcakes and those gorgeous fondant cakes we've admired for years on television.
While strolling along The Waterfront make your way over to the walk-up window of Dolce Gelato and select your favorite flavor of gelato. Your taste buds will thank you.
Margaritaville at Sea*
Enjoy the relaxed island vibe even when you're sailing at this "kicked back lifestyle" eatery. Whether you choose to order a perfectly cooked Cheeseburger in Paradise or other Jimmy Buffet inspired fare, Margaritaville at Sea will thrill the Parrothead in you as well as your Parakeets.
Sabrett's Hot Dogs
One of America's favorite hot dog companies has partnered with NCL to make you feel at home while abroad. Look for the yellow and blue umbrellas of the famous Sabrett hot dog carts in various locations. Enjoy your dog with all your favorite toppings since you're here why not go "all the way".
Main Dining Rooms
The main dining rooms on your NCL cruise ship will have everything you would expect and then so much more. Some are serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, these dining rooms are the place to see and be seen onboard while others are available for dinner only. Steak, seafood, chicken, vegetarian choices, creative sides, delectable desserts and international favorites are on the menu.
These main dining rooms truly do have something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you choose one of the more intimate main dining rooms such as Taste, Savor or Aqua or the larger Palace, Tropicana or the Manhattan Room the menu is the same only the experience is different. Reservations are recommended for the smaller venues as they fill quickly.
Cagney's steakhouse is an American-style restaurant where steak is center stage. Pair up a t-bone or prime rib with your favorite craft cocktail and choose from one of the delicious side items such as the truffle fries to round out your meal. Appetizers may include crab cakes and sliders and dessert is too good to pass up.
For white glove service in a sophisticated environment, Le Bistro is the ultimate destination for a romantic evening. French delights include foie gras, fruits de mer, coq au vin, crème brulee and chocolate fondue. C'est magnifique!
Seafood takes center stage at this fine dining restaurant. Ocean Blue offers an international lineup of innovative flavors and preparations including Mussels Tom Ka Gai, Fried Chickpea Salad, Florida Red Snapper, Dover Sole, Bergamont Tea Panna Cotta, Lemon Meringue Tart and more. The wine list at Ocean Blue is extensive and the perfect pairing awaits you.
Moderno is Norwegian Cruise Line's Brazilian churrascaria steakhouse and a favorite among cruise travelers. Slow-roasted meats including steak, chicken, pork and lamb, are served on skewers tableside by Pasadores and paired with delicious sides to complete your meal. Moderno also boasts one of the most extensive fresh salad bars at sea. Speaking of the sea, some ships offer outdoor dining along The Waterfront further elevating this exceptional dining experience.
For great Italian food La Cucina is a must. Favorites such as freshly baked bread, insalata caprese, chicken parmigiana, pizza, pasta dishes and decadent tiramisu are among the stars of this family friendly eatery. You will definitely mangiare bene!
Beware the flying shrimp at Teppanyaki while dining at a shared table with the greatest foodservice show of your life. There's nothing quite like the sights and smells in a Japanese hibachi restaurant. These amazing chefs slice and dice shrimp, steak, chicken and more in front of your eyes with a precision unlike anything you've ever seen. If you're brave, try the sake-infused wasabi cocktail, chilled, of course.
Theater Dining Experiences*
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are not just a meal they're an event in Spiegel Tent and the Illusionarium. Enjoy a Nickelodeon Pajama Jam breakfast complete with characters that is sure to excite the little ones. Wine Lover's the Musical is a fun tasting event and show. Cirque Dreams and Dinner with its acrobats, aerialists and energy as well as Illusionarium featuring mentalists, magicians and more will have guests thrilled by both the shows and the menu of filet mignon or shrimp as a main course.
The Haven Restaurant
Exclusive to guests staying in The Haven is their own private restaurant. A delightful array of dishes is expertly prepared and presented. Whether you choose crab cakes Benedict, swordfish or New York Strip steak among other delicious options, you will be delighted with your choice.
You can always choose to stay in your beautiful stateroom and enjoy the 24/7 room service while on your NCL cruise vacation. Enjoy breakfast in bed as well as lunch, dinner or snacks at your leisure. You can also pre-order meals to be delivered at predetermined times.
*Additional fee applies.
All menus and dining times are subject to change without notice. Some venues are only available on select ships.