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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 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!

    Reviewed 5 July 2018

    Good value & departing time. Staff & security were everywhere but did not give you that uncomfortable feeling.

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank TomK2526
    Maeve T, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

    Really wonderful to hear, Tom! Thanks

    Reviewed 26 June 2018

    The food was surprisingly good for something like this. There was a DJ playing music and by the end of the cruise, there were a lot of people on the dance floor. The weather was sunny, but very hot, so we couldn't stay outside for...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank lathamt
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate it!

    Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

    We had a good time. We paid for a window seat and they sat us right at the entry, so we asked if we could be moved. The hostess was really nice and accommodating. The food was good. They had nice seating on the top...More

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    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

    Michelle - Thanks for your feedback. It's always a pleasure hearing back from our guests so we're able to see where we can make improvements. We appreciate it!

    Reviewed 3 June 2018

    The weather was superb which made the trip even better. My husband, daughter and I had a magnificent time. Food was good and plentiful, The excursion was timed well to make for a full afternoon! Great views of Chicago!

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Kellie M
    Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

    Happy to hear, Kellie! Thanks for joining us!

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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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