Gourmet Chicago Brunch Cruise

Enjoy a Two Hour Gourmet Chicago Buffet Brunch Cruise on the Michigan River

2 Participants Included - Add More?

About This Experience

General Information hide

Climb aboard the Odyssey of Chicago and enjoy a relaxing afternoon dining on a freshly prepared feast.  This brunch/Lunch boat cruise creates a distinctive atmosphere reminiscent of the classic ocean liners. As you  board the ship, greet the Captain and crew. Then you and your guest will discover the elegant dining room. While on board you will indulge yourself in either a Plated Lunch or a Buffet Brunch of  American breakfast favorites, freshly prepared entrees and desserts.

If you like, enjoy a cocktail on the outer deck while gazing at Lake Michigan. You will cruise along the Chicago Lakefront to the Museum Campus and take in the world-famous skyline with sights from the Sears Tower, to the John Hancock Center and the Shedd Aquarium. Round out your trip with a spin on the dance floor as you move to the music.

So, whether you are visiting the Windy City or are a local, this Chicago Gourmet Brunch Cruise is one of the most fun and memorable experiences and makes a great gift!

Where It's Located hide

  • Chicago, Illinois

Who Is Included hide

The Gourmet Chicago Brunch Cruise Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for two participants, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. There may be up to six-hundred additional participants on the cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

Chicago Brunch Cruises are available on select Sundays, year-round, subject to availability. Boarding typically begins at 12:15 PM and cruising from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

The Chicago Lunch Cruises are offered on select dates, year round, subject to availability. Boarding typically begins at 1:00 PM.

Xperience Certificates® are not redeemable for Specialty or Holiday Event Cruises.

How Long Is It hide

The Gourmet Chicago Brunch and Lunch Sails have a sail time of 2 hours and a total experience time of approximately 2¾ hours.

Weather hide

The Brunch and Lunch Cruises in Chicago may be rescheduled or held dockside by the Captain or the Coast Guard due to severe weather conditons.

What To Wear hide

Dressy-casual attire is suggested. Nice pants or a sundress is appropriate for women. Collared shirts and dress pants are recommended for men. Dark, dressy jeans are acceptable. Casual jeans, t-shirts, athletic shoes or flip flops are discouraged.

Additional Information hide

Price includes tax and service charge. Complimentary Coffee, Hot Tea, Iced Tea and Water included.

Lunch menu upgrades may be purchased by credit card on the day of your cruise. Signature cocktails; domestic, imported and local craft beer; and an extensive wine list are available and can be purchased at the cash bar.


Early Risers
Seasonal Fruit
Breakfast Pastries
Scottish Smoked Salmon
Scrambled Eggs
Breakfast Meats
Breakfast Potatoes
Build-Your-Own Belgian Waffle Station

Late Risers
Caesar Salad
Shrimp and Farfalle Pasta Salad
Potato Salad
Roasted Baby Carrots
Roasted Cedar Plank Oregano Salmon
Maple and Mustard Glazed Chicken
Hand-Carved Striploin, USDA Choice

Odyssey Signature Dessert Station
Chocolate Fondue


First Course
Choice of one
Caesar Salad
Buttermilk Caesar Dressing, Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Herb Croutons and Italian Parsley
Lobster Soup
Brioche Croutons and Scallions

Choice of one
Oven Baked Atlantic Salmon Filet
Lemon Orzo with Red Onions and Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Citrus Dill Sauce
Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast
Fingerling Potatoes and Chives, Haricot Verts, Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce
Braised Beef Short Rib
Idaho Potato and Horseradish Mash, Baby Carrots, Pearl Onions and English Peas, Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
Jumbo Forrest Mushroom Ravioli
Spanish Red Lentils and Sage, Arugula, Shallot’s, Toasted Walnuts, Basil Oil

Choice of one
< b>Duo of Sorbet
Seasonal Sorbet, Fresh Cut Fruit
Freshly Cut Fruit & Fresh Strawberries
Madagascar Vanilla and Orange Custard, Fresh Mint
Chocolate Decadent Cake
Mixed Berries, Raspberry Sauce
Odyssey Signature Warm Butter Cake
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Blackberry Sauce

Enhancements (Available for an additional price):

First Course
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Bourbon Cocktail Sauce *Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Gourmet Chicago Brunch Cruise For Two Experience require Fourteen (14) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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