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Address: West 23rd Street, Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: +1 866-433-9283

Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun mix of...

Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun mix of dining, dancing, entertainment and skyline views. Cruising the Hudson River year-round, Spirit has a variety of lunch, dinner, moonlight and holiday cruises like Mother's Day, plus dozens of themed cruises, to choose from.

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A great way to see New York's skyline of a night in comfort

It's our third time on the dinner cruise it's absolutely amazing The staff are friendly ,food is lovely buffet but lovely We went in dec and the ship is so Christmassy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's our third time on the dinner cruise it's absolutely amazing The staff are friendly ,food is lovely buffet but lovely We went in dec and the ship is so Christmassy Great night would recommend it for any special occasion of just celebrating being on holiday

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Titusville, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have went on this Dinner cruise multiple times. Good food and the timing and view is great. However... My son, his girlfriend and another couple have just recently went on the cruise . Nov 27th the evening dinner 7-9:30. He had his backpack with camera equipment, kept with him the whole time. When he was at his table with... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the lunch cruise out to see the Statue of Liberty. The service was extremely good, and the food was good as well. We had no trouble getting some nice pictures as we passed by the statue, and the DJ did a great job entertaining the passengers on the return journey after the meal was over.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am very picky so with that being said, Spirit did an excellent job from start to finish. Great job from beginning to end. The staff was great! Once you board they take you to your assigned table, we were on the third floor overlooking the dance floor below. Our waiter was ok but his helper Phillip from Brooklyn (... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great the views off the Newyork with all the lights was out of this world the views from the upper deck was great and every one was so friendly when you pull away from the ships docking area the food is served great sound from the Dj with a small dance floor it one time of the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the spirit buffet cruise last night on Thanksgiving night. I thought it would be a lovely setting for the night that was in it. My husband & I paid €250 for this buffet dinner cruise, I was expecting at least 3 courses, instead we received what I would call microwave dinner & cheap desserts with no mineral/soda or alcohol.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated my Sister's 60th birthday at a Sunday Brunch on the Rivers on Marathon Sunday. The experience was an excellent one starting with booking the Group outing. Mariel was efficient, flexible and courteous during the entire transaction, Getting to the Pier was easy, we took public transportation to get there from all of the boros because we were sceptical... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Every moment of this experience was worth the ticket! Boarding was smooth and the transition to lunch was seamless! Great adult music. Not too loud! Not a party tour! The food is amazingly healthy but delicious!!!!! I'm greedy and a foodie! I had more of the salad than the regular food and I'm not a salad person. The views on... More 

Thank MichelleAngela A
Carolyn C, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of New York, responded to this review

Michelle - We love everything about your review. We're glad you enjoyed the endless buffet and got some great photos to share with your friends and family! Can't wait to see you back. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had the most wonderful time cruising around New York and eating a grand buffet. We went at night, so the skyline and the Statue of Liberty were incredible. The food was amazing - the most delicious baked sesame chicken, pork tenderloin, beef with wine sauce, and the sole was good too, I'm sure. The many desserts included a wonderful... More 

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Kathleen, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I booked this through Groupon on a whim. I've never taken a dinner cruise like this before. If you're ever going to do a dinner cruise, do it in NYC!!! Close to sunset , everyone boards the boat, orders drinks. Afterwards they announced that everyone could start the buffet service. The food was very tasty- many different options, vegs and... More 

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