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We did the happy hour cruise----free beer and soda and nachos for $21

We were 2 couples that picked the happy hour cruise---$22 including tax--1 1/2 hour cruise on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suedo66
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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Comfortable & Relaxing River Cruise

My wife and I cruised on the Mississippi River aboard the American Lady in September. Although... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill C
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South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 2 couples that picked the happy hour cruise---$22 including tax--1 1/2 hour cruise on the Mississippi--free beer and soda and nachos with some great sauces.Hint---the free beer starts when the cruise starts---so if you go to the bar when you get on--you pay--then 5 minutes later--the boat leaves and now the beer is free.They also have other drinks you can buy.

Thank suedo66
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I cruised on the Mississippi River aboard the American Lady in September. Although there were less than ten passengers, the ship launched without hesitation on a relaxing and comfortable 2-hour cruise. The weather was cool that day, and we appreciated the option of either standing outside on the stern or sitting comfortably inside and protected from the elements. The captain provided intermittent but interesting commentary during the cruise, although he didn’t seem to be particularly personable in one-on-one conversations. Nevertheless, that really wasn’t an issue, and we enjoyed the cruise and scenery immensely.

Thank Bill C
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Attempted a relaxing cruise with my daughter, niece, sister, and friend. It is advertised as a cocktail cruise with "all you can eat finger foods, wings, and all you can drink Catfish Charlie beer". It was only wings (they ran out) and Busch beer. They sell cocktails and wine but the cost of wine per glass equals what that particular wine cost per bottle! Water poured over one dining table (not dripped-poured). And we had to use the same plate each time we went for more wings as they said they did not have enough for a clean plate each trip. Um, gross! I would like by $ back.

Thank 361mB361
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

We took this little short excursion because the paddle wheelers were to far away. We were pleasantly surprised. It was just the right length of time and we did the evening appetizers cruise. We meet some wonderful people and had a blast. This cruise is so worth the price which is very reasonable and the views were beautiful by sunset. We were staying in Galena, Il so it was a short 30 minute trip to the dock. There is a very good seafood restaurant at the dock also. We really loved this veiw of the river.

Thank Deena B
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went on the dinner cruise as the other tours were sold out for our day in town. We enjoyed the cruise. We had never been on the Mississippi before today. It is a big river, not beautiful, but fun. There was very little narrative on the cruise. The dinner was buffet and just ok. We didn't except a great meal, and we didn't get one. But it was okay. We liked the traveling part and sitting on the upper deck was fun.

Thank Davidamy617
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Took the 1 1/2 hour happy hour cruise and it was advertised as all you can drink craft beer. The beer was to be a beer brewed at Catfish Charlie's. Guess what?? The beer was Busch Light. Really?? The website was advertised as a crafted beer served.

Thank 456get
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner cruise on the American Lady! The food was great and the staff were excellent and so kind. We arrived early because I am handicapped and wanted to be sure I made it in time. Captain(?) saw us waiting on the pier and immediately came out and let us board early. He seated us near all the amenities and couldn't have been nicer. The food was great and the other couples at our table were a lot of fun. The cruise was nice with narration for the first part of the journey. We then turned around and came back, so no narration necessary. My only concern would be getting from the parking lot to the pier is somewhat challenging if you are handicapped. Regardless of that though, we really enjoyed our American Lady Dinner Cruise!

Thank mailtolass
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The trip provided an enjoyable evening. Food was decent. Able to move about and get photos easily. Friendly staff.

Thank calbracht2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our cruise on the American Lady. We went on the 1.5 hr. afternoon cruise which included free tap beer at the bar. They also had appetizers like chicken wings and ribs. The staff was very friendly and professional . They even walked around occasionally and refilled our beer cups. And the price for this cruise was $22 a person. A overall great value. Very highly recommended.
Also the Q casino is right across the street.

1  Thank Gerald P
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

My husband and I and our 18 year old son went on this cruise! It was amazing! The views were great and the price was right. There was even light snacks served. We had a blast. The crew was amazing and very helpful!

Thank KarenS9183
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