Carnival Inspiration Main Dining Rooms
The Carnivale and The Mardi Gras Main Dining Rooms
The main dining rooms offer starters such as fried shrimp, tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella, soups and salads. Chicken, seafood, beef, vegetarian, and pasta entrees are among main menu selections. Low calorie and light Spa-style entrees are also available for the diet conscious. For sweet indulgences, there's ice cream, sherbet, cheeses, pies, and cakes for dessert. (The Warm Chocolate Melting Cake receives excellent reviews by guests.)
Your Chef does suggest signature menu items, and your staff performs entertaining musical interludes. On the Atlantic Deck, The Carnival Inspiration's Carnivale restaurant is located in the aft of the ship. Also on the Atlantic Deck, the Carnival Inspiration's Mardi Gras dining room is located midship.
Breakfast is served from 7:45am to 9:00am. Lunch is from noon to 1:30pm. Early dinner seating time ranges from 5:45pm to 6:15pm, and late dinner time seating is from 8:00pm to 8:30pm.
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Tips for both main dining rooms onboard Carnival Inspiration - The Carnivale and the Mardi Gras
Breakfast is served from 7:45am to 9:00am. Lunch is from noon to 1:30pm.
Early dinner time seating ranges from 5:45pm to 6:15pm, and late dinner time seating is from 8:00pm to 8:30pm.
Both restaurants require reservations for dinner.
For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, casual clothing is OK but no swim wear or shorts are permitted. On one evening of your cruise, elegant attire is recommended for 'formal night.
Meals are no cost, but special beverages, wines, beer, and soft drinks may be purchased via current bar menu.
When ordering steaks, make sure you state your preferences as the kitchen tends to over-cook meat.
This ship receives positive reviews for food variety, but food quality and staff service are considered to be excellent. There are few tables for two, however.
The main dining rooms are less crowded than the Brasserie Bar & Grill for breakfast and lunch.
Typically, only one main dining room is open for breakfast.
A sample dinner menu for The Carnivale and The Mardi Gras Main Dining Rooms is available at our Carnival Cruise Menu guide.
Carnival Cruises Your Time Dining
Throughout your Carnival Inspiration cruise, you'll be able to savor cuisine as you wish on your time! From 5:45pm to 9:30pm, both main dining rooms provide first come, first serve seating. Wait time is usually 20 minutes, and parties of ten plus may be accommodated at different tables. All tips / the tipping policy for the main dining room does apply. Check out our article on Carnival Cruises Your Time Dining for additional information.