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Spirit of Norfolk Dinner Cruise on the Elizabeth River

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US$ 83.81
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    What to Expect
    Make your way to a launch site in downtown Norfolk, where the crew of the recently-overhauled Spirit of Norfolk will welcome you aboard for a dockside launch party. You’ll have time to explore the ship while it's still tied to the dock, from the climate-controlled interior decks to lounges, game spaces, dance floors, and full-service bars (alcohol will be available for purchase throughout the cruise).

    After the ship pulls into the Elizabeth River, enjoy unobstructed views of the Norfolk Skyline as a DJ spins music from the dance floor, with the option to join in the dancing, play indoor and outdoor games, or simply relax on deck. Sit down to a buffet dinner of salads, fresh entrees, and desserts along with unlimited hot coffee, tea, and water.

    The dinner tables on the Spirit of Norfolk can accommodate groups of all sizes, with seating options for two to 10 at communal tables that offer a fun opportunity to socialize. At the end of your cruise on the Elizabeth River, the Spirit of Norfolk will return to Otter Berth, where this tour concludes.

    Sample menu (subject to change):


    Organic Mixed Field Greens

    Organic Spinach & Kale Salad

    Green Bean Salad

    Kidney Bean, Black Bean & Chickpea Salad

    Red Beetroot Salad

    Bow Tie Pasta Salad

    Vegetable, Potatoes & Pasta:

    Roasted Broccoli Florets

    Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole

    Baked Ziti Pasta

    Mashed Potatoes


    Oven Baked Atlantic Flounder Filet

    Honey & Sesame Chicken

    Italian Beef Meatball

    Braised Beef Short Ribs

    Dessert Buffet:

    Seasonal Fruit

    Raspberry Mousse

    Lemon Pound Cake & Fresh Strawberries

    Coconut Vanilla Cake

    Carrot Cake

    Red Velvet & Chocolate Chip Brownie
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departs from Otter Berth, near Town Point Park in downtown Norfolk.

    Return Details
    Norfolk Dinner Cruise  returns  to the Otter Berth, near Town Point Park in downtown Norfolk.
    • Dinner - Buffet dinner
    • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
    • Taxes and service charge
    • Hotel Drop off and pick up
    • Alcoholic drinks available to purchase on board
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Parking is available at the Waterside Garage, on the corner of Waterside Drive and Atlantic Avenue.
    • Our decks are climate-controlled to cruise year-round
    • in all weather conditions.
    • Most guests choose comfortable, casually stylish attire.
    • Infants under three cruise free. We offer children’s prices every day of the week except Saturday.
    • We do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions. Please let your server know if you have any serious food allergies.
    • Spirit of Norfolk features communal seating. Most tables accommodate 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10 people; so guests may be seated with other parties. We hope this will spark conversation and help everyone get to know each other.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our family had a great time celebrating a birthday. Buffet was ok, music and cruise was great. The sunset over the river was beautiful. Will definitely plan another trip.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank williamssb1991
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We went on the Spirit of Norfolk for the early dinner, which boarded at 3:30 and departed at 4:00-6:00. We ordered drinks and started eating from the buffet. The food was delicious. They had a DJ and dinner music was played and then the dance...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ambspunk
    Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

    It was a wonderful night with my son who is on leave. Would do it again. Thank you for a good time. Hope we can do it again

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Carlene O
    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    The dinner cruise was great! The food was good, the atmosphere was great, and the service was superb! I would definitely go again.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Alexis J
    Reviewed 20 July 2019

    My daughter and I had a very nice time. Daddy-daughter date with my wife traveling. The staff were terrific. The food was good. The beverages were as plentiful as you wanted (some wanted more than others, and the configuration was appropriate to accomodate all). The...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank William C
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