Alternative Restaurants onboard the Norwegian Jade
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT ALTERNATIVE DINING ON THE NORWEGIAN JADE:
For all alternative restaurants on the Norwegian Jade, you will need to make reservations once you are aboard ship. Generally, it is a good idea to reserve dining sooner than later. This can be accomplished by visiting the reservations desk, open from 9:00am to 5:00pm, a day in advance of your plans. You may also call each restaurant directly after 5:30pm.
Cagney's Steakhouse on Norwegian Jade offers steakhouse specialties in an elegant atmosphere. Look forward to Lobster Bisque, Clam Chowder, Caesar Salad, and Iceberg Lettuce Wedges among soups and salads. Main courses include lamb chops, veal chops, 16 ounce T-bone steaks, prime rib, 14-ounce rib eye steaks, and filet mignon. There's Rotisserie chicken, and for seafood fans the menu features Atlantic Salmon Oscar, Alaskan King Crab Legs, and grilled Ahi Tuna Steak. Whole Lobster, Surf & Turf, and a massive 24 ounce Porterhouse Steak are house specials. Norwegian Jade's Cagney's Steakhouse receives strong, positive reviews from guests. Cagney's Steakhouse is located on Norwegian Jade's Deck 13. There is a 25USD per person charge to dine at Cagney's Steakhouse.
Papa's Italian Kitchen:
Papa's Italian Kitchen on Norwegian Jade is located on Deck 12. Papa's Kitchen serves traditional Italian cuisine. Antipasti, bean soup, Minestrone Soup, and salads are starters. With a selection of pastas and sauces, you can choose your own first course. For pizza, there's also a create your own as well as three house specialties. Second course menu items include Veal Marsala, vegetarian manicotti, chicken parmesan, and Salmon Francesca accompanied by side dishes. Macadamia nut ice cream, strawberry cheesecake, chocolate velvet cake, and Tiramisu are dessert choices. Papa's Italian Kitchen receives good guest reviews for food quality. The fried calamari is delicious! Per person charge to dine is 10USD at Papa's Italian Kitchen.
Le Bistro on Norwegian Jade does an excellent job serving food one might expect to see on a typical French restaurant menu. There are cold appetizers such as lettuce with vinaigrete, lobster & scallop martini, and chilled halibut. Goat cheese tarts, steamed mussels in white wine, and Escargots Bourguinonne are featured warm appetizers. Soups include French Onion and Cream of Mushroom, and grilled Turbot fillet, shrimo encrusted salmon, braised short ribs, and duck l'orange are among main entrees. Of course there's a selection of cheeses, apple tarts, crÃ¨me brulee, and chocolate mousse for dessert. Le Bistro is well worth a visit, and receives positive guest reviews. There's a 20USD per person charge to dine at Le Bistro, but be prepared for to pa 10USD more if you order lobster. Norwegian Jade's Le Bistro restaurant is located on Deck 6.
Jasmin Garden Asian Restaurant:
Jasmin Garden on Norwegian Jade is the place for sophisticated Asian cuisine. Miso Soup, Peking Duck Crepes, and Mandarin Prawn Salad are just a few of the starters. There are noodle and rice selections including Wok dishes, Pad Thai, and Lo Mein. Seared Ahi Tuna, Szechuan Beef, Spicy Seafood Hot Pots, Tofu and Vegetables, and Chicken with Snow Peas number among main entree selections, but you can also opt for individual entree choices such as Seafood Diablo and Chicken Yakisoba. Norwegian Jade's Jasmin Garden has teppanyaki entree selections and Ginza Entree combinations. For dessert, there's ginger crÃ¨me brulee, Thai Banana Pancakes, Green Tea Ice Cream, and Passion Fruit Cheesecake. There's a 15USD charge per person to dine at Jasmin Gardin, and it's well worth your while!
Sushi and Sake Bar:
The Sushi Bar on Norwegian Jade offers a nice selection of sushi. This is also a great place for sake! All drinks are at current menu prices, and there's a 15USD per person charge to dine at the Sushi Bar. The Norwegian Jade Sushi Bar is located on Deck 7 adjacent to the Jasmin Garden.
The Teppanyaki Grill on Norwegian Jade is located on Deck 7. Teppanyaki provides you dinner with style as chefs prepare your menu selections on the classic griddle. The Teppanyaki grill on the Jade receives positive guest reviews for the overall dining experience including food quality. There's a 25USD per person charge to dine here.
Paniolo's Latin Tapas Restaurant:
Paniolo's Latin Tapas Restaurant on Norwegian Jade features an assortment of Tex Mex and Southwestern cuisine. Appetizers, soups, and salads include taquitos, nachos, quesadillas. Tostada salad, and tortilla soup. Mexican seafood dishes, fajitas, barbecued pork ribs, veggie enchiladas, and Tex-Mex Burgers are among main dishes. Berry Tostadas, cinnamon churros, and flan number among desserts. Paniolo's Latin Tapas Restaurant is located on Deck 8, and there's a 10USD per person charge for guests.
The Moderno Churrascaria is your place to go for dining Brazilian style. A variety of soups and tapas are offered, as are skewers of meats carved for you at your table! The salad bar boasts a fine array of vegetables, the "leafy greens," and meats to suit your palate. There is a $20 USD per diner charge at the Moderno Churrascaria. Specialty drinks, soft drinks, wine, and been are at current menu prices.
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Tips for the Alternative Restaurants on Norwegian Jade
Casual attire is fine and very much in keeping with Norwegian Cruise Lines Freestyle cruising. We do suggest no shorts or jeans after 6:00pm.
For all alternative restaurants, you will need to make reservations once you are aboard ship. Generally, it is a good idea to reserve dining sooner than later.
Hours open are based upon itinerary.
Per person dining charges do not include specialty drinks, beer, and wine.
How much should I tip at the Alternative Dining Restaurants (Cagney's Steakhouse, Papa's Italian Kitchen, Le Bistro, Jasmin Garden Asian Restaurant, Sushi Bar, Teppanyaki, Paniolo's Latin Tapas Restaurant) on the Norwegian Jade? First, bear in mind that all alcoholic beverages that you pay for will have a gratuity added. The cover charge does include gratuity, however, you may wish to consider giving an extra gratuity to the waiter or waitress who has served you. If the service is exceptional, giving the waiter $5 per person would be most appreciated.