Lido Buffet onboard the Carnival Spirit
The La Playa Grille
For casual indoor and outdoor dining, the La Playa Grille onboard Carnival Spirit is a popular option. Located mid ship on Lido Deck, this casual but expansive eatery boasts an Asian Corner, a Taste of the Nations station, the Pizzeria, the Lido Cafe, the grills, a meat carving station with varying choices daily, a Seafood Bistro, a New York Deli, a salad bar, made to order selections, and grand buffet fare.
The Carnival Spirit's La Play Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The La Playa is typically busy during breakfast and lunch, and offers quick meal alternatives. While the La Playa is open from 7:00am to midnight, the pizzeria and deli sandwich board are open all hours. There is no cost for food. Specialty drinks, wines, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase from the current bar menu.
Tips for Carnival Spirit's La Playa Restaurant and Lido Buffet:
The La Playa Lido Buffet does not require reservations and is a casual dining alternative to the main dining room.
Finding a table is usually not a concern, but lines for cook-to-order can be long during breakfast and lunch.
Some buffet reviews indicate the food may be too cold.
All dining on the Carnival Spirit is no smoking, but this a large restaurant with plenty of open air seating.
If you want to get away from the crowds at breakfast and lunch, The Empire main dining room is a better choice.
There is no cost for food. Specialty drinks, wines, beer, and soft drinks are available for purchase from the current bar menu.