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Chicago Gourmet Dinner Cruise

Chicago, IL

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Chicago, IL

Experience the Lake Michigan waterfront from the luxurious comfort of the Chicago Gourmet Dinner Cruise. Enjoy fine dining, exceptional entertainment, and dazzling views all rolled into one unforgettable evening!

  • Marvel at famed Chicago attractions from the rooftop lounge and climate-controlled decks of the elegant Odyssey
  • Delight in an elegantly plated meal, featuring a sumptuous menu of appetizers, entrees and desserts
  • Let the sweet sounds of background music serenade you as you wine and dine, then dance to your heart's content to the tunes of Chicago's hottest DJs
  • Make lifelong memories sharing this Lake Michigan cruise with family, friends or a special someone!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

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*Rates do not apply for holidays, Valentine's day weekend and specialty cruises

Essential Information
  • Coffee, tea and iced tea are complimentary
  • Additional beverages may be purchased on board
  • Rates are inclusive of taxes and fees
  • Climate controlled interior decks
  • 3-course, chef-plated menu
  • DJ onboard
This experience lasts approximately 2.5-3 hours.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience can accommodate groups of all sizes.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent.
What To Wear
It is recommended to wear cocktail attire. Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions.
What type of food is served?
Each guest will be presented a menu to order from and each order will be prepared fresh in the full-service galley.

Plated Dinner Menu
*subject to change
Tasting Trio: Roasted Summer Vegetable Salad, Rock Shrimp Spheres and Whipped Goat Cheese
Entree: Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Oven Baked Atlantic Salmon Filet, Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast, Braised Beef Short Rib, Greek Zucchini Fritters
Desserts: Duo of Sorbet, Granny Smith Apple Parfait, Salted Caramel Cake, Odyssey Signature Warm Butter Cake
What is the cruise route?

Weather permitting, Odyssey cruises south along the lake shore, past the Adler Planetarium, north to Montrose harbor, then returns south to Navy Pier.  All the while, Odyssey offers unmatched views of the world-famous skyline, from the Sears Tower, the John Hancock, to the Museum campus, Aon Center and more.

How far offshore does the ship travel?

The ship is licensed to travel as far as 3 miles offshore, however, the cruise route typically remains only 1 mile off shore. This way guests can enjoy views of Chicago!

What type of entertainment do you have?

There will be a DJ on board playing curated music to ensure guests have the best time during their dinner.

What is the dress attire?

We recommend casually stylish attire such as nice pants or jeans, polos, button-down shirts, and sundresses or skirts. Although allowed, we strongly discourage t-shirts, casual jeans, shorts, and sneakers. 

Is the vessel wheelchair accessible?
Yes. The ship can accommodate wheelchairs for boarding and provides a handicap-accessible restroom. Please notify us of any special-assistance members in your party prior to the cruise so we can provide the appropriate assistance upon arrival.
Are there restrooms on board?
Yes, restrooms are located in every enclosed dining room on the ship.
Are children allowed on the ship?

Yes! All ages are welcome on this cruise. Children under the age of 3 sail for free. 

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. No cancellations or rescheduling requests will be allowed. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event that your tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.


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