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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 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.

    Reviewed 4 October 2018

    We took our LA cousins on the lunch cruise. They have been in Chicago before, but have never seen it from the lake. Not only were they impressed by the views, the staff, the food etc. they loved the music. A very fun time.

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank firecracker47
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

    That's great to hear - Happy the LA family enjoyed their time aboard! :)

    Reviewed 29 August 2018

    THE Keenagers is an active senior club; we go on the Spirit of Chicago Cabaret Boat luncheon every August and enjoy it immensely! The bus ride from Crown Point, IN. to Chicago allows us to do some sightseeing when we are not caught in construction...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Renate W
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

    It was a pleasure to host your group! We're happy to hear that you all had a great time!

    Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

    Had an absolute blast on the spirit of chicago lunch cruise. Miles wise the cruise was not very long as its slow and steady sailing but the views were amazing of Chicago lakefront. Grew up in chicago and cant can't believe how much the skyline...More

    Thank kenpenge
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

    We love hearing that our guests enjoyed their time out on the water with us!

    Reviewed 18 July 2018

    From the first step on the ramp on boarding to the last step on leaving cruise every staff member was friendly, respectful, helpful & left a sense of their appreciation for my selecting their lunch cruise. Food was pretty good and the buffet was kept...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank begonia2018
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

    We're so happy to hear this - thanks for your review!

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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
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    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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