Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan Chicago, IL

City Experiences by Hornblower600 E. Grand AvenueChicago, IL 60611
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Starting at
$85.96
INSTANT CONFIRMATION
NO SERVICE FEES

Overview

Set sail on a Chicago lunch cruise for a casual day out on Lake Michigan aboard the Spirit of Chicago. Departing from the iconic Navy Pier, the cruise will pass by iconic landmarks such as the Willis Tower and Adler Planetarium. Feast on a delectable chef-prepared lunch buffet while enjoying stunning views of the Chicago skyline and onboard entertainment.

up to 2 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Chicago Travel Experts
  • Lunch cruise sails for approximately 2 hours, passing by Willis Tower, Adler Planetarium, and more.
  • Aboard the Spirit of Chicago featuring three (3) climate-controlled indoor decks and a roof deck.
  • Cruises board 30 minutes prior to departure time at Navy Pier; local parking available.
  • Enjoy a lunch buffet of chef-prepared entrees, salads, and desserts with unlimited coffee, tea, iced tea, and water.
  • The cruise has a relaxed dress code, so wear comfortable smart-casual clothing and shoes.
  • Family-friendly and infants ages two (2) and under cruise for free!
  • Creative cocktails, wine, and beer available for purchase at the onboard full bar.
  • Enjoy onboard entertainment such as onboard games, dancefloor, DJ music and more.
  • Stroller and wheelchair-accessible first deck and onboard restroom.

Description

from Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan
The Chicago Signature Lunch Cruise is an unforgettable way to experience the city from the water. Spend your afternoon on Lake Michigan dining and enjoying picturesque views, DJ entertainment, and an assortment of games.

While onboard, you’ll savor a chef-prepared lunch buffet, accompanied by a fully stocked bar and incredible views of Chicago’s skyline and attractions. Cruise along in the comfort of a climate-controlled interior and open-air rooftop decks.

Whether for a scenic lunch for two or for an unforgettable afternoon with friends and family, lunch cruises aboard the Spirit of Chicago are perfect for any occasion and serve as the best way to see Chicagor.

Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise Menu includes:
SALADS (ALL SALADS INCLUDE FRESH BREAD AND BUTTER)
CAESAR SALAD

Romaine Lettuce | Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons | Traditional Caesar Dressing

ROASTED VEGETABLES AND GRAINS (G*)(VG)(V)
Watercress | Quinoa | Cauliflower | Broccoli | Carrots | Mixed Seeds | Sumac Vinaigrette

SUN- DRIED TOMATO PASTA SALAD
Olives | Crispy Bacon | Garlic Aioli | Fresh Herbs

MAIN
BAKED ORECCHIETTE PASTA (V)
Parsnips | Ricotta Cheese | Roasted Kale | Sage

BIRRIA STYLE CHICKEN (G*)
Fire Roasted Peppers | Caramelized Onions

OVEN ROASTED SALMON
Roasted Bok Choy | Miso Citrus Soy Sauce

CARIBBEAN JERK BRAISED PORK (G*)
Plantains | Black Beans | Garlic | Scallions

COMPLEMENTS
BRUSSEL SPROUTS (G*)(V)
Butter | Maple

ROASTED TRI COLOR POTATOES (G*)(V)(VG)
Fresh Rosemary | Olive Oil

ROASTED FALL VEGETABLES (V)(VG)(G*)
Pumpkin | Winter Squash | Celery Root

DESSERT
SIGNATURE DESSERT STATION (V)(N)
Individual Desserts | Seasonal Fruit

Chef de Cuisine:
(N) Contains Nuts
(VG) Vegan
(V) Vegetarian
(G*) *Although every effort will be made to prepare items denoted with a G* as gluten free, the kitchen is not gluten free, and there is always a small risk of cross contamination.

Please Note: Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase our risk of food-borne illness, especially if you have a medical condition. Menus subject to change.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan

Where does the Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan depart from?

The Spirit of Chicago Lunch Cruise on Lake Michigan departs from City Cruises Chicago Navy Pier at 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Is there parking nearby?

City Cruises does not own or operate any parking lots in the area. You can find local parking at 600 E. Grand Ave. and alternative parking at 460 Illinois St. and 403 E. Grand Ave.

Is there a dress code?

Yes, wear casual attire, such as khakis, nice jeans, dresses, button-up shirts, and blouses.

What should I bring?

Please bring a government-issued ID. The U.S. Coast Guard requires all passengers over 18 years old to have valid photo identification. And don't forget your camera or smartphone for pictures!

Are children allowed onboard?

Yes, definitely! Infants ages two (2) and under can cruise for free. Please select a free ticket for them to ensure admittance to the Spirit of Chicago.

Are there highchairs or booster seats available?

Yes, but only highchairs are available.

Can I bring a cake from outside?

Yes, cakes brought from outside are allowed onboard as long as they are covered and held on your table. Please note that only flameless or LED birthday candles are permitted.

What happens if it rains or snows?

The cruise is on Spirit of Chicago with three (3) climate-controlled indoor decks, so it will sail rain or shine. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon the advice of the U.S. Coast Guard, the yacht will remain dockside and still provide the full dining service.

Is Spirit of Chicago stroller or wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the Spirit of Chicago yacht is both stroller and wheelchair-accessible on the 1st deck with a ramped entry. It also has a wheelchair-accessible restroom onboard.