Alternative Restaurants onboard the Norwegian Jewel
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT ALTERNATIVE DINING ON THE NORWEGIAN JEWEL:
For all alternative restaurants on the Norwegian Jewel, 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 Jewel 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. This restaurant is too great to overlook! Cagney's Steakhouse is located on Deck 13. There is a 25USD per person charge to dine at Norwegian Jewel's Cagney's Steakhouse.
On Deck 12, La Cucina Italian restaurant on the Norwegian Jewel offers a menu of Tuscan specialties. The menu and service here is in keeping with the quality one expects in an upscale Italian restaurant. Antipasti, bean soup, Minestrone Soup, and salads are among appetizers. Second course menu items include Veal Marsala, vegetarian manicotti, beef tenderloin carpaccio, lobster ravioli, chicken parmesan, and Salmon Francesca accompanied by side dishes. Macadamia nut ice cream, strawberry cheesecake, chocolate velvet cake, and Tiramisu are dessert choices in the Norwegian Jewel's La Cucina Italian Restaurant. The per person fee for dining at Il Adagio is 15USD.
Le Bistro french restaurant on Norwegian Jewel does an excellent job serving food one might expect to see on an average 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 restaurant 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 another 10USD per person if you order lobster. Norwegian Jewel's Le Bistro restaurant is on Deck 6.
Chin Chin Asian Restaurant:
Chin Chin Asian Restaurant on Norwegian Jewel is located on Deck 7. Chin Chin 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. The Orchid 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. Norwegian Jewel's Chin Chin's receives excellent guest reviews! There's a 15USD charge per person to dine at Chin Chin - it's well worth your while!
Sushi and Sake Bar:
The Sushi Bar on Norwegian Jewel offers a nice selection of sushi. The Sushi Bar is also a great place for sake! All drinks are at current menu prices, and there's a 15USD per person charge. The Norwegian Jewel's Sushi Bar is located on Deck 7 adjacent to Chin Chin's.
The Teppanyaki grill on Norwegian Jewel is located on Deck 7. Teppanyaki provides you dinner with style as chefs prepare your menu selections on the classic griddle. The Teppanyaki on the Norwegian Jewel receives excellent guest reviews for the overall dining experience including food quality. There's a 25USD per person charge to dine at Norwegian Jewel's Teppanyaki restaurant.
Located on Deck 13, 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 beer are at current menu prices.
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Tips for the Alternative Restaurants on Norwegian Jewel
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.
Be aware that there's a fee of 5USD for canceling within 24 hours of your reserved time.
Per person dining charges do not include specialty drinks, beer, and wine.
Hours open are based upon itinerary.
How much should I tip at the Alternative Dining Restaurants on the Norwegian Jewel? 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.