Booking Fee

Chicago: Gourmet Brunch, Lunch, or Dinner River Cruise

$99.51 /person
Info &

About the activity

Enjoy views of Chicago's riverfront architecture as you cruise along the Chicago River. Admire the scenery from the ship's glass-enclosed dining area. Choose between a lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch.

  • Free cancellation
    This activity is non-refundable.
  • Instant confirmation & Mobile tickets
    Receive your ticket right away. Use your phone or print your voucher.
  • Non-guided activity
    Live and audio guiding is not available.
  • Host or greeter
  • Duration
    2-2.5 hours
  • Includes
    • 2-hour cruise
    • 3-course meal
    • Unlimited coffee, hot tea, and iced tea
    • Onboard DJ (for dinner cruises)
    • Architectural narration (for lunch and brunch cruises)
    • Navy Pier fireworks (on Wednesdays and Saturdays)
    • Service fee
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Photos (available to purchase)
Highlights & Description


  • Enjoy a relaxing food cruise along the Chicago River
  • Experience uninterrupted views of Chicago's riverfront architecture
  • Savor a celebrity-chef inspired meal, freshly prepared on board
  • Learn about some of the architectural highlights along the way
  • View the Navy Pier fireworks on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer


Enjoy a fine dining experience on the Chicago River while admiring unparalleled riverfront views on this city cruise trip. Explore the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk when boarding the boat. Be welcomed aboard by the crew as the ship's photographer captures the moment.

Arrive early for your cruise, dressed to impress. Be escorted to your table in the dining area. With its gorgeous glass-enclosed design, enjoy Chicago's incredible architecture from your seat. Savor a delicious meal prepared freshly on board. You can also buy a cocktail from the bar.

To add to your enjoyment, the dinner cruise includes music by an onboard DJ. During the lunch and brunch cruises, listen to informative commentary on some of the architectural highlights along the river. On Wednesday and Saturday evenings throughout the summer, enjoy the Navy Pier fireworks display.

Sample Dinner Menu
Choice of starter: Caesar salad, lobster soup
Choice of main course: Jumbo lump crab cakes, maple, and mustard glazed chicken breast, braised beef short rib, jumbo forest mushroom ravioli
Choice of dessert: Eli’s original cheesecake, duo seasonal sorbet, chocolate decadent cake, odyssey signature warm butter cake

Sample Brunch Menu
Choice of starter: Caesar salad, Scottish smoked salmon toast, Greek yogurt, and granola parfait, fresh blueberries and strawberries
Choice of main course: Cannellini bean shakshuka, maple, and mustard glazed chicken breast, scrambled eggs, raisin and cinnamon french toast
Choice of dessert: Eli's New York-style cheesecake, tres con leche flan, triple chocolate mud pie, freshly cut fruit, and fresh strawberries

Sample Lunch Menu
Starter: Caesar SaladChoice of main course: Jumbo forest mushroom ravioli, maple, and mustard glazed chicken breast, oven-baked Atlantic salmon fillet, braised beef short ribChoice of dessert: Eli's New York-style cheesecake, freshly cut fruit, and fresh strawberries, duo of sorbet

Good to know before you go
  • Tickets for infants are free, however, make sure you select the free infant ticket option to ensure admittance on the cruise
  • There is a dress code of dressy-casual attire, casual jeans, T-shirts, athletic shoes, or flip flops are discouraged
  • In order to guarantee that your group can be seated together, please make sure to make just one reservation for your entire party. If members of your group make separate reservations, the activity provider cannot guarantee that you will be seated together
Meeting point

Cruise with Lunch

Cruise with Brunch

Cruise with Dinner

Cruise with Dinner and Navy Pier Fireworks

Reviews & Ratings

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
This activity is non-refundable.
2. When will I receive the confirmation of my booking?
You will receive an email notification right after your successful payment. If you don't see it in your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder. When the payment is completed you have the option to download your ticket directly.
3. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
Tickets don't need to be printed. You can show your ticket from your smartphone as a PDF.
  • Adult
    13-99 years
  • Children
    3-12 years
  • Infant
    0-2 years
May 2024
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