Dawn Princess Main Dining Rooms
The Venetian and the Florentine main dining rooms on Dawn Princess:
Your main dining rooms, the Venetian and the Florentine, are elegantly decorated in celebration of their respective Italian cities. The Florentine Dining Room on Dawn Princess is located aft on Plaza Deck. The Venetian Dining Room on Dawn Princess is located aft on Emerald Deck and is open during the day for breakfast and lunch. Early dinner is at 6:00pm, and late dinner is at 8:15pm.
Cuisine in the Main Dining Rooms on Dawn Princess
Dinner menus in the Venetian and the Florentine dining rooms are identical and vary daily. Lobster and Seafood Pate, veggie spring rolls, and melon are among appetizers. Soups and salads include Tortellini and Spinach Soup, Porcini Mushroom Soup, Watercress, and Caesar Salad. Excellent pasta and vegetarian choices, Lobster, Shrimp, Beef Wellington, and Rack of Lamb exemplify main entrees. Desserts on the dinner menus include Hazelnut Souffle, Bananas Foster Flambe, Pear Tarts, Cherries Jubilee, ice cream, and cheeses. There are also selections for the health conscious. Lunch entrees include a couple of late breakfast items. Among appetizers, you'll find turkey breast on a bed of greens, mussels, vegetable soup, and basic salads with home-made dressing choices. Burgers and fries, pasta, Philly Steak Sandwiches, and veggie burritos represent main entree choices.
+++ Sample dinner menu for main dining room on Dawn Princess
Guest Reviews of Dawn Princess' Main Dining Rooms
The Dawn Princess' main dining rooms receive superb guest reviews for food quality and variety as well as for staff service.
The vegetarian entrees, Fettucine Alfredo, and Beef Wellington have received very positive comments by past cruisers on Dawn Princess.
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Tips for the main dining rooms on Dawn Princess:
In the Venetian, breakfast is served from 7:00am to 9:00am, and lunch is from noon to 2:00pm with no reservations required. You will need reservations for dinner in both main dining rooms, and can choose either early dinner at 6:00pm, or late dinner at 8:15pm. These can be made after booking your cruise by contacting Princess at www.princess.com or call 800-774-6237. Contact Princess for any changes you wish to make no later than 3 weeks before sailing, but keep in mind that changes must be honored on a first come, first serve basis. After changes have been requested and when you are aboard ship, confirm with your Maitre D' within your first 24 hours, and staff will as much as possible try to accommodate you.
For special dietary concerns, Princess needs your requests in writing no later than 4 weeks before you sail, and these requests need to be confirmed once you're aboard with the Maitre D' within 24 hours. Go to the Cruise Personalizer on the Princess website to specify dietary preferences.
Bare feet, jeans, shorts, tank tops, and swim wear are not permitted. For gentlemen, smart casual such as slacks and polo style shirts are more appropriate at dinner time. For formal nights, you'll be most comfortable in elegant attire.
Meals are no cost, but special beverages, wines, beer, and soft drinks may be purchased at current bar menu prices.
When ordering steaks and other meats, specify your grilling preference.