Lido Buffet onboard the Carnival Freedom
The Freedom Restaurant:
For casual indoor and outdoor dining, The Freedom Restaurant onboard Carnival Freedom is a popular option. Located on Lido Deck, this restaurant has a grand buffet with carving stations, and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Freedom is extremely popular during breakfast and lunch, and offers quick meal alternatives to include salads, burgers, and your choice of Asian grill selections. While the the Freedom Lido Buffet is open from 7:00am to midnight, it does include a 24 hour pizzeria and deli sandwich board. Breakfast and lunch are self service, but after 6:00pm service at your table begins. The dinner menu includes salads, pasta, chicken, shrimp, and steaks. There's no cost for food, but soft drinks, specialty drinks, wine, and beer are available for purchase from the current bar menu.
The Fish and Chips Station:
Located second level from the Freedom Restaurant, you'll find fish and chips in cider batter, fried Blue Point oysters, calamari and Maui onion fritters, tiger shrimp, cold appetizers, and salads are among other favorites. This station is highly recommended in reviews, which highlight freshly prepared bouilabaisse per order. There's no cost for food, but soft drinks, specialty drinks, wine, and beer are available for purchase from the current bar menu.
The Freedom's Pizzeria station has fresh, hot pizza 24 hours a day and is a great alternative for after midnight munching.
Tips for the Freedom Restaurant:
The Freedom Restaurant onboard Carnival Freedom does not require reservations and is the casual dining alternative to the main dining rooms.
Finding a table is usually not a concern, but lines for cook-to-order can be long during breakfast and lunch.
Keep in mind that this is the most popular dining alternative on the ship! If you want to get away from the crowds, the Posh is a better choice.
No smoking is allowed in the Freedom Restaurant, and there is no cost for food.
Specialty drinks, wines, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase from the current bar menu.