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Zaandam Main Dining Room

The Rotterdam Dining Room

Holland_food_steakDine in the classically elegant Rotterdam, the two tiered main dining room onboard the Zaandam. Large glass windows frame the restaurant and provide for great vistas while enjoy your meal. The entrance to the Rotterdam is located on the Zaandam's Promenade Deck (Deck 4).

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 Zaandam's Main Dining Room

The menu of the Rotterdam dining room includes starters such as fruit, calamari, as well as soups and salads. Sirloin, veal, poultry, pasta, fish, and vegetarian are among daily entrees. Desserts, by most accounts tempting, also vary daily. Chef recommended fare and Holland America's Greenhouse Spa Cuisine are highlighted on the menu.

Holland America Line Zaandam's Main Dining Room Menu

Guest Reviews of Zaandam's Main Dining Room

  • Salmon is highly rated in the Zaandam's main dining room.
  • The Rotterdam dining room has an average wine list.
  • The Zaandam's main dining room receives excellent reviews for food quality, quantity, and variety.
  • Dining room staff service onboard the Zaandam is also rated very highly.
  • Send us your experiences of Zaandam's Main Dining Room! We need your thoughts on what you liked about the restaurant, and, what you think could be improved. Help your fellow cruisers with your experiences. Use the form at the bottom of this page to let us know your impressions.

Tips for the Zaandam'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 Zaandam offers meals with great reviews, The Pinnacle Grill is the highlight of gourmet dining 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 America Zaandam Cruise:

Throughout your Holland America Zaandam 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 Rotterdam. There may be a wait time, and seating for As You Wish is on the first tier. When you are booking your cruise, you'll have the option to reserve Early Dining, Main Dining, or As You Wish Dining. Once aboard, you can make reservations for Rotterdam until 4:00pm. Learn more about Holland America Line any time dining.