SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Online in our "Dining" section at ncl.com/myncl or through Norwegian Reservations at 1-866-234-7350. Once onboard you may also purchase it on the first two days of your cruise by calling or visiting any Restaurant Reservations podium. For three and four-day cruises, this package may only be purchased on the first day of your cruise.
IS THERE A MINIMUM / MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF MEALS I CAN PURCHASE?
A minimum of 3 meals is required and the total amount cannot exceed the length of the cruise.
MY TRAVELLING COMPANIONS DON'T WANT A DINING PACKAGE, DO THEY HAVE TO BUY IT?
No, Specialty Dining Packages are purchased individually.
IN WHICH VENUES WILL MY SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE BE HONOURED?
Specialty dining packages are honoured in the following specialty restaurants: Steakhouse, French, Italian, Churrascaria, Teppanyaki, Mexican, BBQ and Margaritaville at Sea.
Guests may also choose to dine in other select restaurants, with the following per person upcharges when using their SDP meal:
- Bayamo by Ocean Blue - $10 USD
- Cirque Dreams- $10 USD regular seats / $15 USD premium seats / $35 USD VIP seating (Breakaway)
- Ocean Blue - $10 USD (Except Seafood Extravaganza)
- Pincho Tapas Bar - $7 USD
- Sushi -$7 USD
- Supper Club - $15 USD
- Cabaret - $18 USD
HOW CAN I MAKE DINING RESERVATIONS FOR A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Once purchased, you can make reservations online in our "Dining" section at ncl.com/myncl or through Norwegian Reservations at 1-866-234-7350. Once onboard, you can also make reservations by calling or visiting the Restaurant Reservations podium.
For Cirque Dreams / Supper Club reservations please visit our "Entertainment." section online or visit the box office once onboard.
CAN I MAKE A RESERVATION FOR MY WHOLE PARTY EVEN THOUGH SOME ARE NOT PARTICIPATING?
Yes, please follow the above instructions. Note there will be applicable charges for those who have not purchased a Specialty Dining Package
CAN I BUY DINNER FOR SOMEONE ELSE WITH MY SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Specialty Dining Packages are sold individually and cannot be transferred. If you wish to pay for someone else's dinner, you will have to pay regular prices.
HOW WILL THE RESTAURANT STAFF KNOW I HAVE A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Your room keycard will be coded and tagged with a sticker. The restaurant staff will request to see your room keycard for verification prior to service. Please keep it handy.
ARE GRATUITIES INCLUDED IN THE SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE PRICE?
No, a 20% gratuity and specialty service charge will be automatically added to the cost of your package.
ARE ANY MENU ITEMS EXCLUDED FROM SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGES?
All menu items on the Specialty Restaurants are included. Additional entrée charges may apply.
Exceptions in the optional Upcharge restaurants are: Seafood Extravaganza in Ocean Blue and the Seafood Platter in Raw Bar. However, if you order these items, the upcharge fee will be waived.
ARE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES INCLUDED IN SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGES?
Specialty Dining Packages do not include alcohol, but we offer a wide range of beverage packages, including the Premium Beverage Package, Cork & Caps and Viva Vino. For more information about our beverage packages, please check out ncl.com "Onboard Packages" or visit any bar onboard the ship on the first day of your cruise.
Terms & Conditions
Specialty Dining Packages (SDP) are available online for pre-sale or onboard during the first two days of the voyage. SDP is not available on 1 and 2-day sailings; On 3-day sailings SDP is for sale on day 1 only. No refunds available if not all meals are used. SDPs are personal and non-transferable. SDP does not include any beverages and additional main courses will incur charges. A 20% gratuity and specialty service charge will be added to the package price. No SDP kids pricing available. We encourage guests to visit ncl.com/myncl to make dining reservations in advance. Reservations are not required for SDP guests, however, once onboard, reservations will be subject to availability. SDP meals can be enjoyed at the Steakhouse, French, Italian, Churrascaria, Teppanyaki, Mexican, BBQ and Margaritaville at Sea restaurants. Dining options vary by ship. You may choose to use SDP meals in entertainment-based and certain a la carte priced restaurants for an upcharge. SDP guests will be charged the following upcharges versus the full cover charge/a la carte price: Bayamo - $10 USD, Cirque Dreams - $10 USD regular seats/$15 USD premium seats/$35 USD VIP seats (Breakaway), Ocean Blue - $10 (Except Seafood Extravaganza. If ordered, upcharge will be waived); Pincho Tapas Bar - $7 USD; Raw Bar - $7 USD (except Seafood Platter. If ordered, upcharge will be waived); Sushi -$7 USD; Supper Club-$15 USD. When using the upcharge option, that meal will be deducted from the SDP. Venues/Events not included in SDP include: Room Service, Mini Bar, Food Republic, District Brewhouse, Hot Rock, The Bake Shop, Coco's, O' Sheehan's Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, Special Occasion/Holiday menus (e.g. New Year's Eve, Christmas), Jazz Brunch, Wine Lovers and Murder Mystery lunches.