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General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
+1 615-458-3900
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Nashville Showboat Lunch or Dinner Cruise on the General Jackson
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The General Jackson(R) is a unique 300-ft paddle wheel showboat that cruises the Cumberland River w/ views of the Nashville skyline. Enjoy live entertainment along with a delicious meal and a cruise that you can't get anywhere else. Holiday shows begin mid-November, and special event cruises are scheduled throughout the year, including Valentine's Day, Fourth of July and New Year's Eve. Docking is located on the banks of the Cumberland River on the back side of Opry Mills Mall.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“dinner cruise” (95 reviews)
“top deck” (67 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214-1209
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+1 615-458-3900

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat had a lot of customers, but seemed understaffed. My wife and I waited quite sometime for drinks and appetizers. Asked for napkins and had to go get them myself.

Thank landshark36629
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An authentic paddle wheel boat offered lovely views along the river as we enjoyed a scrumptious buffet meal. Included on the serve yourself buffet line were several veggie dishes, a fresh, crisp garden salad, fried chicken, pulled pork, and rolls with butter. A delicious blueberry...More

Thank The2Halls
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a fun time. Entertainment was great. I thought it might be cheesy but it was fun and very good. The staff was friendly. The food was fair bit typical buffet food. You have to purchas soda or cocktails in addition to the price...More

Thank Florameyg
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the entertainment on board. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the lunch cruise. The food was good - buffet with choice of 2 meats, 3 veggie, plus salad, rolls and desert. The floor show was very good. By the time the show was over, we were approaching the downtown Nashville, in time to see...More

Thank Dennis H
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide such a thorough review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time aboard the General Jackson Showboat! We hope you will come back and see us again.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Everything is very good, very awesome experience, country music beautiful and de boatshow awesome. Food is good I strongly recommend

Thank hiagardens65
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this review! We are so happy to hear you had a good experience. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner cruise on the General Jackson showboat. The food was OK, not great. However the wait staff was extremely friendly and the show entertainment was great. Lots of talent!

Thank Traciem10
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide this review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the entertainment. We are proud of all of our performers. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lunch cruise was both relaxing and entertaining. As soon as we walked onto the General Jackson we were shown one of many buffet lines. The lines wee short and moved quickly, we were eating in no time. The meal was southern based and it...More

Thank Charles M
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide this review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal and our on board entertainment. We hope you will come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was hesitant about eating in the boat. I didn't think the food would be very good. Was I ever wrong. We went on the lunch cruise and the food was buffet style. Everything was delicious. It was nice getting to know the other people...More

Thank Lisa H
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Lisa, We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your time on the General Jackson and that the meal was delicious! We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the General Jackson on 7-10-17. The view of downtown Nashville was amazing. This is a dinner / show 3 hour cruise down the river. The food was not good. The chicken was dry and tasteless. The waiters was pushing the beer /...More

Thank Janrico76
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking time to provide this review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time, but sorry to hear about the confusion when loading the ship. We hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great! The showboat was magnificent! The staff were wonderful! The music show was very entertaining! Definitely worth the money. The only negative is that there wasn't much room between the tables which make it hard for the waiters to maneuver around the...More

Thank slimoxford
Wildhorse S, Manager at General Jackson Showboat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us aboard the General Jackson Showboat. Thank you for bringing the serving space challenge to our attention. We hope you will come back and see us again.

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26 June 2017|
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Response from roxanajean2005 | Reviewed this property |
We were on the dinner cruise, I am not sure what they offer on the lunch cruise. Sorry I can not be of help.
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LeslieM
27 May 2017|
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Response from BeCoBl | Reviewed this property |
There are no other food purchases available other than the dinner and show. Frankly, we found the show and the dinner well worth the price, unlike one comment from New York. We are from Calgary, Canada and it was a very... More
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3bethc
20 April 2017|
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Response from Melissa H | Reviewed this property |
No, not really.
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