Chicago Easter Dinner Cruise
Get out on the water this Easter for an Early Dinner Cruise in Chicago aboard a luxurious cruising vessel.
Make a lasting memory this year and celebrate Easter in style.
There's no better way to relax on Easter Sunday than with this two hour escape aboard the Odyssey.
Bask in her signature elegance as you are pampered with a distinctive three course plated dinner, award-winning wines, live entertainment and stunning views of Chicago's world-famous skyline.
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The Sunday Sunset Dinner Cruise Includes:
- Luxury Cruise: Our friendly hostess will seat you at your private table for a 2.5 hour escape to the signature elegance and total entertainment experience only a true luxury cruising vessel can provide.
- Unmatched Skyline Views: Enjoy spectacular views from your table. Explore the ship and her many observation decks.
- Sunday Dinner Menu: You and your guests will dine on an array of appetizers, salads, entress, and desserts that is sure to please any number of tastes, all prepared fresh onboard daily.
- Live Entertainment: Dine, mingle and dance to a medley of live music, from softer classics early in the cruise to today's favorites.
- Beverages: Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary. Award winning wines, liquor and beer may be purchased separately from your Odyssey service team.
Sightseeing on the Cruise:
Your excursion covers the magnificent lakefront with spectacular views of the city's downtown. No trip to Chicago is complete without a view from the deck of our festive ship. And while you're enjoying all the highlights, you can dine, dance and have a great time, too.
Dinner Cruise Menu
subject to change
Mixed Greens with Apples and Strawberries Fresh Salad: Greens tossed with Granny Smith Apples, Caramelized Pecans, Strawberries and crumbled Bleu Cheese in a Raspberry Vinaigrette
Maple-Glazed Chipotle Chicken: Pan-roasted smoked Chicken Breast, served with a Vegetable Ratatouille and roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, topped with a Chipotle Tomato Cream
Orange-Ginger Glazed Salmon: Pan-seared fresh Salmon Fillet marinated with Ginger, Orange and White Wine served over Green Tea-infused Cous Cous, with a crisp Asian Vegetable Cake
Seafood Ravioli Gratinee: Jumbo Ravioli filled with imported Italian Cheeses, topped with Gulf Shrimp, Bay Scallops and a rustic Pomodoro Sauce
Roasted Vegetable Napoleon: Ragoût of Tomato, Zucchini, Eggplant and Summer Squash, layered with a White Bean Purée between crisp Corn Tortillas served with a fresh Basil Marinara
New York Style Cheesecake: Traditional rich Cheesecake atop a seasonal Glaze
Odyssey's Signature Decadent Chocolate Truffle Torte: Rich two layer moist Cake filled with a delicate Chocolate Mousse enrobed in a smooth Dark Chocolate Ganache
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
May I bring my own camera on board?
Guests are more than welcome to bring their own camera for personal pictures aboard the ship. In addition, as you are boarding, the ship's photographer records the moment for your entire party. As you depart, you'll find your boarding photo ready for purchase.
Are children allowed on the dinner cruise?
Children are welcome on the cruise; however, a child rate is not available for our dinner cruises. Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered for children between the ages of 3 and 11 on our Brunch and Lunch Cruises.
Is there a coat check where my jacket and briefcase may be kept during the cruise?
Coat checks are available when needed. Your server would be more than happy to check any items for you at the beginning of your cruise.
What is our cruise route?
Weather permitting, you will cruise south along the lake shore, past the Adler Planetarium, north to Montrose harbor, then returns south to Navy Pier. All the while, you will view unmatched views of the world-famous skyline, from the Willis Tower, the John Hancock, to the Museum campus, Aon Center and more.
How far off shore does the ship travel?
The ship is licensed to travel as far as 3 miles off shore, however, the cruise route typically remains only one mile off shore.
Can I bring a birthday cake on-board?
Small cakes that do not require refrigeration are allowed to be brought on board. Your server will place the cake in the pantry until it is ready to be cut and served.
What is the dress attire?
Jackets are recommended for men and cocktail attire for women. Please no jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip-flops.
What type of entertainment do you have?
Your cruise will offer contemporary favorites from a five-piece band on the dinner cruise.
Is the vessel handicapped accessible?
Yes, the vessel is handicap accessible. Once your party arrives, the marine crew can assist you as you embark the boarding ramp. Please indicate when making your reservation that you have handicap guests in your party.
What beverages are served on your cruise?
Coffee, tea and iced tea are included in the ticket price. Any additional beverages may be purchased onboard at our cash bar.
Do you offer Kosher meals?
Yes. Please notify your Reservation Agent of any kosher requirements at least 48 hours in advance of your event.
Do you offer vegetarian meals?
Yes. If you have any special dietary concerns please notify your Reservation Agent to make special arrangements.
Can I bring wrapped gifts or packages onboard?
Yes, you can. Please be aware that the staff has the right to inspect all bags and packages prior to boarding.
Is there a phone on the boat that receives calls?
No, however, most cellular services are available on the water.
Are there restrooms on board?
Yes, restrooms are located in every enclosed dining room on the ship.
Is there pre-assigned seating?
As you board, the captain and marine crew will direct you to your deck. From there, the hostess will show you to your assigned table(s).
How many people may be seated at one table?
Anywhere from 2-10 people may be seated at one table, depending on the total number of individuals on the ship during a given cruise.
Is smoking allowed on the cruise?
Smoking is allowed on the outside decks only.
What if it rains or snows?
Each enclosed deck is climate controlled and the weather will not affect your cruise. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside for the length of the event.
24 HOURS MINIMUM ADVANCED BOOKING REQUIRED. This tour does not include a hotel pick-up. Child rate applies to ages 3 through 12; children 2 and under cruise free. Prices include tax and gratuity on food service. Bar service (beverages, tax and gratuity) not included. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-881-3284.