Specialty Dining PackageFrequently 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 TRAVELING 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 HONORED?
Specialty Dining Packages are honored in the following specialty restaurants: American Diner, Cagney’s Steakhouse, Food Republic, Italian, Le Bistro, Los Lobos, Moderno Churrascaria, Ocean Blue and Bayamo by Ocean Blue, Pincho Tapas Bar, Q Texas Smokehouse, Raw Bar, Sushi and Teppanyaki.
Guests may also dine in select entertainment-based restaurants, with the following per person upcharges when using their SDP meal*:
- Cirque Dreams (Epic, Getaway) - Standard Seating $10 USD - Premium Seating $15 USD
- Supper Club Cabaret (Escape) - $18 USD
- Velvet (Breakaway) - $10 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 Entertainment-based restaurant reservations please visit our online "Entertainment" section or visit the box office once onboard.
*Effective for sailings starting on/after January 1, 2020: Pre-booking Entertainment with Dining is only available at full retail price. To use SDP meals plus upcharges, please visit the ship’s box office (adjustments to pre-booking charges to be done as needed).
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 Specialty Restaurant menu items are included except Seafood Platter in Raw Bar. Premium menu item upcharges may apply. Additional entrée charges may apply.
For Food Republic, Pincho, Sushi and Wasabi, an SDP meal includes 4 menu items.
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.