Mississippi Dinner Menu Highlights

The Mississippi River region is known for its elegant mix of fascinating cultures which have turned out some of the most tantalizing cuisines in the nation. American Cruise Lines’ team of master chefs season each dish with a dash of culture from the particular port you are visiting. Enjoy Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans; compare the famous barbecue of Memphis and St. Louis; and enjoy southern inspired refreshments such as mint juleps and fresh iced tea.

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Chicken & Andouille Gumbo


Cajun Spiced Jumbo Sea Scallops served with a Creole Beurre Blanc sauce


Feta House Salad with Walnuts, Red Onion, Sun-Dried Cherries with a White Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Dixie Lager Braised Chicken served with crisp Andouille Sausage, Red Beans, Rice, and Stewed Squash


Beef Tenderloin & Stuffed Lobster Tail served with a Potato Puree and Vegetable Medley


Pasta St. Charles – Creole Mustard Cream Sauce served over Penne with Louisiana Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

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Dessertregionally inspired


Bourbon Pecan Pie


Creole Bread Pudding with a Warm Whiskey Caramel


Peach and Blackberry Cobbler

* Sample Menu

Southeast Dinner Menu Highlights

The Southeastern United States is known for turning out some most delicious cuisine in the nation. American Cruise Lines’ team of master chefs prepare every meal to order using only the freshest local ingredients, and season each dish with a dash of culture for the particular port you are visiting.

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Eastern Shores Crab Ravigote served with a Garlic Vinaigrette Crostini and Remoulade Sauce


Grilled Duck Sate with Spiced Orange Relish

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Entreecreated by master chefs


Roasted Bartlet Farms Beef Tenderloin served with a Vegtable Medley, Red Onion Brulee, Gorgonzola Potatoe Puree, in a Merlot Reduction sauce


BBQ Atlantic Swordfish Steak served with Chipotle Grits, Shrimp-Corn Macque Choux, and Red Bean Salsa


Beeler’s Farms Pork Scaloppini served with Red Peppercorn Polenta, Sautéed Zucchini, in Crawfish-Caper Beurre Blanc sauce

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Dessertregionally inspired


Creole Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel


Floridian Orange Sour Cream Cake served with a minted Orange Salad


Pecan Pie with Bourbon Whipped Cream

* Sample Menu

Pacific Northwest Dinner Menu Highlights

The Pacific Northwest is known for turning out some of the most delicious seafood in the nation. American Cruise Lines’ team of master chefs uses only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients to season each dish with a dash of culture from the particular port you are visiting.

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Pacific Northwest Scampi – Jumbo Shrimp served in a Herbed Butter Sauce over Lemon Arugula Risotto


Pacific Coast Shrimp Bisque

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Entreecreated by master chefs


Widmer Cascadian Ale braised Snake River Farms Pork Shank served with Herbed Polenta, Heirloom Bean Cassoulet, and Apple Gremolata


Dungeness Crab Cake served with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade, Rice Pilaf, and Sautéed Green Beans


Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Pasta Alfredo served with a Squash Sauté and Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

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Dessertregionally inspired


Marionberry Cheesecake


Almond Cake served with Balsamic Strawberries and Orange Mascarpone


Chocolate-Cherry Cake with a Earl Grey Ganache and White Chocolate Sauce

* Sample Menu

New England Dinner Menu Highlights

The Northeast is most famously known for their variety of succulent seafood. From lobsters, scallops, oysters and fish, the Atlantic ocean produces some of tastiest and freshest seafood around. Our team of master chefs have created a customized menu that highlights New England’s most popular flavors.

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Littleneck Clams Ceviche


Beef Tenderloin Crostini


Seared Maine Diver Scallop served with Shaker Village Style Tomato Pudding, in a Parsley Vinaigrette

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Entreecreated by master chefs


New England Boiled Seafood Dinner – Lobster, Shrimp, and Clams served with Boiled Red Potatoes, Carrots, Corn on the Cob, and Clarified Butter


Pan-Seared Misty Knoll Farms Breast of Chicken served with New England Succotash, Whipped Red Potatoes in a Cranberry Vinaigrette


“Surf and Turf” Shrimp and Crab stuffed Baked Maine Lobster Tail and Roasted Bartlet Farms Beef Tenderloin served with Rice Pilaf and Vegetable Medley.

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Dessertregionally inspired


Mount Lebanon Spiced Apple Pudding with Maple Whipped Cream


Chocolate Fudge Cake


Lemon Meringue Pie

* Sample Menu

Our Promise

  • Fresh produce, seafood and meats sourced as near as possible to the cruise
  • Provide a masterful culinary experience using sustainable ingredients
  • Support farmers' markets and small American businesses
  • Communicate with local vendors and Seafood Watch when selecting fresh seafood
  • Limit waste by offering half-portions and carefully customized menu options
  • Menus adjusted based on seasonality

Cruise Highlights

PACIFIC NORTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI RIVER
SOUTHEAST US
NEW ENGLAND