The weather is perfect to dine outside. The quintessential New Yorker runs out during the warmer months for an eventful alfresco dinner. Take it one step further and board a dinner cruise this weekend! Why stay on land when you could be on a boat!? A dinner with the views of the Hudson River? Where do I sign up?
These dinner cruises have prix-fixe menus and buffet options available. So pick up your wallet and explore amazing food one of these three-level ships, opulent yachts and sailboats for an evening well spent.
If you’re not in the city, you could catch the next bus from DC, Florida, Syracuse or Philadelphia to New York this weekend!
Here’s a list of the best dinner cruises in NYC:
1.North River Lobster Company
For something a little more shore oriented, try the North River Lobster Company! This floaty three-floor lobster-loving shack is about 9,000 square feet with an outdoor top deck and a two-story indoor dining space. The Destiny offers New England inspired dishes like Maine lobster, seafood tacos and a delicious clam chowder! The signature house cocktails should definitely be on the to-try list!
2. Morimoto Sushi and Sake Sail
Sailboats and sushi, what a classic combination! The freshness of the fish can be enjoyed, even more, setting sail on the Hudson. Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s menu has a lot of new-age and classic dishes. The sushi is prepared mere minutes before you leave the harbor and stored in specialized coolers to retain maximum flavor and freshness.
3. Spirit of New York Dinner Cruise
This dinner cruise screams millennial paradise! Just sit back and relax. You really don’t need to dress for the occasion. Hop on for a combination of formal as well as casual dinner dishes like beef short ribs, shrimp and orzo salad and honey-sesame chicken! As the DJ handles the music, grab a drink and play a game of oversized Jenga with your friends!