Nieuw Amsterdam Main Dining Room
The Manhattan Dining Room
The main dining room aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam is the Manhattan, in honor of the ship's New York theme. The Manhattan is a two tiered restaurant with its entrance located on the Nieuw Amsterdam's Lower Promenade Deck.
Breakfast is served in the main dining room from 7:00am to 10:00am, and, lunch is served from noon to 2:30pm. Breakfast and lunch are open-seating. For dinner, the early dinner time is 5:45pm and 6:15pm, and, the main dinner time is 7:45pm and 8:15pm.
Holland America Line does offer As You Wish Dining where you can show-up at any during the dinner hours and be seated as a table comes available. However, it is advised that you inform the Maître D' of your preferred dining time prior to 4 PM. You can choose As You Wish Dining when you book your cruise. Once on the ship, any guest is welcome to ask the Maître D' for a preferred dining time and they will do their best to accomodate your request.
Cuisine in the Nieuw Amsterdam's Main Dining Room
The menu of the Nieuw Amsterdam's main dining room includes vegetarian selections, four appetizers, and over seven main entrees including pastas, salads, beef, chicken, and occasional lamb or lobster. Desserts vary daily. Chef recommended fare and New Holland's Greenhouse Spa Cuisine are highlighted on the menu.
Holland America Line Nieuw Amsterdam Main Dining Room Menu
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Tips for the Nieuw Amsterdam's main dining room:
Breakfast is served from 7:00am to 10:00am.
Lunch is from noon to 2:30pm. Early dinner time is 5:45pm and 6:15pm, and the main dinner time is 7:45pm and 8:15pm. Reservations for dinner are anticipated.
For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, casual clothing is OK, but no sweatpants, swim wear or shorts. You'll be most comfortable in elegant attire for formal evenings.
Meals are no cost, but special beverages, wines, beer, and soft drinks may be purchased via current bar menu.
When ordering steaks and other meats, specify your grilling preference. While the main dining room of the Holland America nieuw Amsterdam offers sumptuous five course meals, The Pinnacle Grill is classic 5 star gourmet fare and we highly suggest you plan at least one evening to include this experience.
More about The Pinnacle Grill follows the Holland America's As You Wish dining described next.
As You Wish Dining onboard Holland Nieuw Amsterdam:
Throughout your Holland America nieuw Amsterdam cruise, you'll be able to savor cuisine as you wish on your time! From 5:15pm to 9:00pm, the main dining room provides first come, first serve seating on the first floor of the Manhattan. There may be a wait time before seating. When you are booking your cruise, you'll have the option to reserve Early Dining, Main Dining, or As You Wish Dining. Learn more about Holland America Line any time dining.