Enjoy delicious cuisine and live entertainment with a view of Washington, DC on this 2.5-3 hour dinner cruise along the Potomac River. On board the elegant Odyssey cruise ship, choose from one of three exquisitely decorated glass atrium dining rooms or head to the open-air observation deck to admire the view. Dine on a delicious 3-course meal, then dance the night away or see the famous sites of the nation's capital "” like the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Reagan National Airport and much more under a moonlit sky.
2.5 to 3 hour Washington DC dinner cruise
Freshly prepared 3-course dinner
Dine and dance to live music
Inclusions & Exclusions
Two and a half to three hour cruise on the Potomac River
A three-course plated dinner with attentive tableside service
Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water
The most breathtaking views of the nation's greatest landmarks, including the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial
Curated music selection by Odyssey's live band
Guaranteed table for your party size
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Departure & Return
Gangplank Marina, Washington DC
Please note: All cruises begin boarding 1 hour prior to the departure time. Tickets may be picked up at the dockside kiosk up to one hour prior to the cruise. In the rare event of a schedule change, you will be contacted with updated information.
What To Expect
Enjoy a sightseeing dinner cruise along the Potomac River and Washington, DC's beautiful waterfront, departing from Gangplank Marina at 600 Water Street SW. This excursion covers the Potomac River with fascinating views of DC's famous monuments and the city's historic waterfront.The Odyssey is a modern dining ship with three exquisitely decorated glass atrium dining rooms, offering amazing river views of the nation's greatest monuments from every table. These inner dining areas offers plenty of comfortable seating with large picture windows to see the sites. There is also an open-air observation deck (reminiscent of the European canal ships) and dance floors. The Captain and crew greet the guests as they arrive and the ship's photographer will record the moment for each party, if desired.For the 3-course dinner, there is a tasting trio, entrees and desserts. To begin, choose from roasted summer vegetable salad, rock shrimp spheres or whipped goat cheese. The entrees include crab and mussel gratin, Romesco crust salmon, maple mustard glazed chicken, braised short rib, cauliflower steak or steak and lobster tail (additional charge). For dessert, there's duo of sorbet, Odyssey signature bread pudding, mountain berry shortcake or chocolate decadent cake.After eating, dance the night away to live music. The evening begins with softer standards before shifting to more high-energy dance music after dinner.Throughout the cruise, enjoy stunning views of the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Reagan National Airport, the United States Naval Research Laboratory, Old Town Alexandria in Virginia, the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge and much more.ItinerarySample Menu (subject to change)Tasting TrioShrimp & Watermelon: English Cucumbers | Pickled Shallots | Extra Virgin Olive OilRoasted Summer Vegetable Salad: Yellow Corn | Zucchini | Caramelized Onions | Heirloom TomatoArugula | Herb VinaigretteWhipped Goat Cheese: Candied Pecan Herb Crust | Balsamic Strawberries | CrostiniEntreesJumbo Lump Crab Cakes - Sweet Corn, Red Pepper & Thyme Succotash | Cajun Cream SauceOven Baked Atlantic Salmon Filet: Lemon Orzo with Red Onions & Sun-Dried Tomatoes | Citrus Dill SauceMaple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast - Fingerling Potatoes & Chives | Haricot Verts | Dijon Mustard Cream SauceBraised Beef Short Rib - Idaho Potato & Horseradish Mash | Baby Carrots | Pearl Onions | English Peas Cabernet Sauvignon SauceGreek Zucchini Fritters - Lemon Orzo with Red Onions & Sun Dried Tomatoes | Spring Onion & Cucumber TzatzikiDessertsDuo of Sorbet: Seasonal Sorbet | Fresh FruitGranny Smith Apple Parfait: Cinnamon Spiced Apples | Almond & Oat Crumble | Candied Chili BaconSalted Caramel Cake: Dark Chocolate Ganache | Raspberry SauceOdyssey Signature Warm Butter Cake: Vanilla Bean Ice Cream | Blackberry Sauce*Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
Dress code is smart casual such as nice slacks and collared shirts. No jeans, shorts, tank tops, halter-tops, gym shoes or flip flops are worn on the cruise
All interior areas of the ship are non-smoking, guests who smoke may do so on the outdoor observation decks only
Cruise duration is approx 2.5 to 3 hours
For a full refund, cancel At least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.