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Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise with Buffet

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    What to Expect
    For groups of all sizes, a Spirit Cruise is the venue that delivers a memorable experience where guests will have fun from start to finish. We offer a unique perspective of the city, a warm, friendly atmosphere and ways for guests to define their own fun. This means groups can kick back, connect with each other and see a new side of the city aboard Spirit – where life’s decked out.

    Enjoy a freshly prepared buffet-style meal. You'll be able to pick and choose what you would like to enjoy from a selection of salads, entrees, sides, and desserts.

    Enjoy breathtaking views of Chicago and other sites around the area from the observation deck as well as the panoramic-style windows in the interior of the ship.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Navy Pier
    Departure Time
    12:30 PM
    • A two-hour cruise on Lake Michigan
    • Delicious lunch buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts (view menu)
    • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water
    • The best views of the Chicago skyline and attractions, including the Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field and the iconic Willis Tower
    • Guaranteed table for your party size
    • Onboard entertainment with DJ, dance floor, and games (giant jenga, foosball, etc.
    • Lunch
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Beverages
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • There is no smoking inside the boat
    • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge (meal not included)
    • For men, appropriate attire includes slacks and a polo or button-down shirt. For women, nice slacks, capri pants or a sundress is recommended.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 30 June 2019

    great cruise with delicious lunch buffet. My birthday was recognized with a card. DJ was upbeat and friendly. Relaxing way to see the skyline of Chicago from the lake.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank schmidb2018
    Reviewed 23 June 2019

    The food was delicious, the cruise was scenic and relaxing. The disc jockey played upbeat music that inspired me to dance.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Maria M
    Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

    Well worth doing this cruise if in Chicago. We were on short city break and had a great time on the lake cruise. Food was good and plentiful. Great service. Friendly and attentive. Great lunch experience from start to finish and great views of skyline....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank PeterMc100
    Reviewed 11 December 2018

    We went in December for the Holidays. I will be posting a trip report on the Chicago message boards. This was so awesome. What a great thing to do on a cold day. We took the lunch cruise and did NOT pay for the guaranteed...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    2  Thank BayLover162
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

    Thanks so much for the kind words! It was a pleasure hosting you aboard, and we hope to see you back soon. Cheers!

    Reviewed 21 October 2018

    We had a great time from the food to the music. Our server was very attentive, and gave my mom a birthday day dessert and shrimp cocktail!

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank hoyne2712
    Maeve T, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

    We're so happy to hear your mom enjoyed! Thanks for cruising.

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    4 April 2019|
    Response from hoyne2712 | Reviewed this property |
    Make sure to tell your server that you have allergy to gluten and it will be noted for you
    Shari T
    18 April 2018|
    Response from begonia2018 | Reviewed this property |
    We lucked out as parking was still available at 11AM on a Thursday at Navy Pier (flat rate fee $30). As you approach the "U" loop there is an overhead arch showing how many spaces are available. We did have a backup plan... More
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