SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
You may purchase it online under our "Dining" section by logging into ncl.com/myncl or through any Norwegian Reservations Team Member. You may also purchase it onboard on the first or second day of your cruise. For three and four day cruises, this package may only be purchased on the first day of your cruise. Please call or visit any restaurant reservations podium.
IS THERE A MINIMUM AMOUNT OF MEALS I HAVE TO PURCHASE
Yes, a minimum of 3 meals is required.
IS THERE A MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF MEALS I CAN PURCHASE?
Yes, the number of meals purchased cannot exceed the length of the cruise.
IN WHICH VENUES WILL MY SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE BE HONORED?
Specialty dining packages are honored in the following specialty restaurants: steakhouses, Churrascarias, French, Teppanyaki, Los Lobos, Q Steakhouse, Margaritaville at Sea and Italian restaurants. Guests who have purchased the package may also choose to dine in other select à la carte priced restaurants, entertainment-based restaurants, Bayamo, Pincho Tapas Bar, and Ocean Blue restaurants, for the following per person upcharges:
- Ocean Blue - $15 USD
- Bayamo - $15 USD
- Cirque Dreams/Illusionarium - $10 USD regular seats/$15 USD premium seats/$35 USD VIP seating on Breakaway
- Sushi -$7 USD
- Raw Bar - $7 USD (Seafood Platter not included)
- Pincho Tapas Bar - $7 USD
HOW CAN I MAKE DINING RESERVATIONS FOR A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Once you have purchased a Specialty Dining Package, you can make any dining reservation online under "Dining" by logging into ncl.com/myncl or through any Norwegian Reservations Team Member. Reservations for Cirque Dreams/Spiegel Tent/Illusionarium/Supper Club must by made under "Entertainment." You can also make a reservation onboard the ship by calling or visiting the Restaurant Reservations Desk, visit any restaurant reservations podium or visit the box office for Cirque Dreams/Spiegel Tent/Illusionarium/Supper Club reservations.
CAN I MAKE A DINING RESERVATION FOR THOSE PARTICIPATING IN A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE TOGETHER WITH THOSE WHO ARE NOT PARTICIPATING?
Yes. Simply make your reservation at ncl.com/myncl or through any Norwegian Reservations Team Member. You can also make a reservation onboard the ship by calling or visiting the Restaurant Reservations Desk, visiting any restaurant reservations podium or visiting the box office for Cirque Dreams/Spiegel Tent/Illusionarium/Supper Club reservations. Applicable cover charges apply for those who have not purchased the Specialty Dining Package.
WHAT IF MY TRAVELING COMPANION DOESN’T WANT TO BUY A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE, DO THEY STILL HAVE TO PURCHASE IT?
No, guests staying in the same stateroom do not need to purchase the package. Specialty Dining Packages may be purchased individually.
CAN I BUY DINNER FOR MY FRIENDS WITH A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Specialty Dining Packages are for personal consumption. If you wish to pay for someone else’s dinner, you will incur in regular cover charges for their consumption.
HOW WILL THE RESTAURANT STAFF KNOW I HAVE PURCHASED A SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE?
Your room keycard will be coded as well as tagged with a sticker and used for identification. The restaurant staff will request to see your room keycard for verification prior to service. So keep it handy.
ARE GRATUITIES INCLUDED IN THE SPECIALTY DINING PACKAGE PURCHASE 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?
No, all items listed on the menus are included in the package. Additional entrée charges also apply for dining at Cagney’s Steakhouse and Le Bistro.
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 Ultimate 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 are available via pre-sell or onboard purchase every day except the last two days of the voyage. On 3-day sailings the package is only for sale on day 1. No refunds are available if fewer restaurants are visited. Specialty Dining Packages are non-transferable. A 20% gratuity and specialty service charge will be added to the package price. Reservations are not required for Specialty Dining Package guests, however, tables reserved onboard will be subject to availability. We encourage you to log in to My NCL to make dining reservations in advance for specific night(s) of your cruise. Specialty Dining Packages are based on a per meal basis and include our steakhouses, churrascarias, French, Italian, Los Lobos, Q Texas Smokehouse, Margaritaville At Sea and Teppanyaki restaurants. You may choose to dine in entertainment-based and certain a la carte priced restaurants for an additional charge. Dining options vary by ship. Guests who have purchased a Specialty Dining Package and wish to dine at one of the following venues will be charged an Upcharge instead of the full cover charge or a la carte price: Ocean Blue - $15 (does not include Seafood Extravaganza. If ordered, the upcharge is to be waived); Bayamo - $15 USD; Cirque/Illusionarium - $10 USD regular seating/$15 USD premium seating/$35 USD VIP seating on Breakaway; Supper Club-$15 USD; Sushi -$7 USD; Pincho Tapas Bar - $7 USD; Raw Bar - $7 USD (does not include Seafood Plateau. If ordered, the upcharge is to be waived). If the Upcharge option is selected, that visit will be counted towards one of the meals in the package. Room Service, Mini Bar, Food Republic and District Brewhouse, Specialty Items in the Asian restaurant, Hot Rock, a la carte items in the Main Dining Rooms, The Bake Shop, COCOS, The Local & O’ Sheehan’s Ice Cream Bar, Gelato, Chef’s Table, Special Occasion/Holiday menus (New Year’s, Christmas, etc.), Jazz Brunch, Wine Lovers and Murder Mystery lunches, and beverages are not included as part of the Specialty Dining Package. No kids pricing available for Specialty Dining Package. Excludes all 1 and 2 day sailings. Charges will apply for additional main course orders.