Gourmet Chicago Dinner Cruise

Spend the Evening Cruising Lake Michigan and Savor a Three Course Gourmet Dinner

2 Participants Included - Add More?

About This Experience

General Information hide

Step aboard the Odyssey of Chicago Dinner Cruise to enjoy an evening of dancing and dining with the Famous Skyline as the backdrop while you explore the variety of atmosphere from one of the three tiers to the next.

As you and your guest board the ship, stop a moment and meet the Captain and crew. Then enter the boat and discover an elegant dining room. While on board you will be served a delicious three course meal, indulge in creative appetizer, entrees, freshly prepared desserts and an array of award-winning wines. After your meal, enjoy a cocktail on the outer deck while gazing at Lake Michigan.

You will cruise along the Chicago Lakefront to the Museum Campus enjoy the world-famous skyline, from the Willis Tower, to the John Hancock Center and the Shedd Aquarium. After taking in the stunning views, head inside to the dance floor and twirl your night away to the music. So whether you live in the Windy City or are a visitor, this Gourmet Chicago Dinner Cruise makes for the perfect evening!

Where It's Located hide

  • Chicago, Illinois

Who Is Included hide

The Gourmet Chicago Dinner 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

The Gourmet Dinner Cruises in Chicago are offered on select dates, year-round, subject to availability. Cruises begin boarding between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM depending on the day.

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

How Long Is It hide

The Gourmet Dinner Cruises have a sail time of 2½ to 3 hours and a total duration of approximately 4 hours.

Weather hide

The Chicago Dinner Cruise may be rescheduled or held dockside by the Captain or the Coast Guard due to severe weather conditons.

What To Wear hide

Elegant or dressy-casual attire is suggested. Cocktail wear or a dress 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.

Dinner menu upgrades may be purchased by credit card on the night 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.


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
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Sweet Corn, Red Bell Pepper and Thyme Succotash, Cajun Cream Sauce
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
Eli’s Original Cheesecake
Strawberry Sauce
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
2.5 oz. 1/2 Steamed Lobster Tail
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Bourbon Cocktail Sauce
Seafood Tower
Maine Lobster, Alaskan King Crab, Jumbo Shrimp, Bay Scallop Ceviche, Bourbon Cocktail Sauce, Parsley Aioli

8 oz. USDA Choice Filet Mignon
Truffle Potatoes, Glazed Baby Carrots, Haricot Verts, Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce
2 each 5 oz. Broiled, Main Lobster Tails
Truffle Potatoes, Glazed Baby Carrots, Corn on the Cob, Herb Butter

*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 Dinner Cruise Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

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

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