Breakfast & Lunch Al Fresco
Globally Inspired Cuisine at Tastes
Trident Bar & Grill
Made to Order & To Go
This is a buffet-style, indoor/outdoor venue for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast includes made-to-order omelets, waffles and pancakes to your liking, in addition to a large selection of other breakfast favorites. Lunch offers made-to-order pastas and salads, a delicious selection of our famous soups, carved meats, fresh catches of the day and a tempting array of sumptuous desserts, including sugar-free options. Lido Café is also the venue for afternoon Theme Buffets, as well as dinner on select evenings (Crystal Symphony). Dress is casual. Reservations are not required.
Coming Soon! Marketplace & Churrascaria
Beginning October 21, 2017 (v7222) aboard Crystal Symphony, and November 10, 2018 (v8323) aboard Crystal Serenity, the Lido Café, aboard both ships will be renamed and "split" into two unique dining experience depending on when you dine complemented with open-seating, no reservations required:
- Marketplace: Enjoy a fresh and friendly venue for breakfast and lunch with an open-kitchen prepering made-to-order favorites including handmade pastas, made-to-order sandwiches, fresh salads and more.
- Churrascaria: For dinner, we "travel" to South America with a feast of succulent cuts of meat and ceviches as Marketplace transforms into a Brazilian steahouse each evening. Savor a selection of mouth-watering tapas, sales and seafood brochetters too. Or, sip caipirinhas as our skilled Crystal gauchos journey through the restaurant with tender grilled meats served the Brazilian "Crystal" way.
This popular European-style coffee bar and café is a favorite meeting place open every day from 9am to 11pm. Complimentary espresso, caffe latte, cappuccino and specialty teas are served in our comfortable café, graced by the whimsical paintings of celebrated artist Guy Buffet.
Wines and champagne by the glass are also available. Light snacks are served throughout the day, ranging from fresh pastries and fruit in the morning to a selection of international chesses, charcuterie, pastries, and other delicacies in the afternoon and into the late evening.
Trident Grill & Ice Cream Bar
Mid-ship dining spaces on Lido deck are all new and redesigned for a more open, casual and relaxed dining experience including the Trident Grill which offers classic hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, chicken burgers, hot dogs, tuna melts, wrap sandwiches and gourmet pizzas. A Late-Risers Breakfast is available in the redesigned Tastes Bar & Restaurant (Crystal Serenity). And for a special cold treat, Scoops ice cream bar features a wide variety of Ben & Jerry's ice creams, plus, nonfat frozen yogurt and sherbets, with tempting toppings, and fresh baked cookies.
On selected evenings during your cruise, the Lido Café on board Crystal Symphony and Tastes on Crystal Serenity offer alfresco dining with unique specialty items such as Chinese comfort food served in a relaxed, comfortable ambiance; dress is casual and reservations are not required.
Tastes on Crystal Serenity
In addition to a convenient Late-Risers breakfast and Global Comfort foods at lunch, each evening Crystal Serenity's Tastes offers a unique Globally inspired dinner menu serving an eclectic variety of family-style dishes—from a savory Alsatian Tarte to a trio of California Street Tacos, Ahi Tuna Poke, Gambas a la Plancha and much more. Desserts are equally delectable such as a Dark Chocolate Crème with marshmallow fluff and toasted almonds. A selection of premium wines is also available by the glass or by the bottle. Dress is casual. Reservations are required for dinner only. Serving a Late-Risers breakfast, lunch and dinner.Sample Menu: Casual Dining - Tastes on Crystal Serenity
(Lunch)Sample Menu: Casual Dining - Tastes on Crystal Serenity
Coming Soon! Tastes on Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity
Beginning October 21, 2017 (voyage 7222) on Crystal Symphony and November 10, 2018 (voyage 8323) aboard Crystal Serenity, Tastes will be reinvented into a contemporary new specialty Asia restaurant, offering open-seating for breakfast and lunch with reservations recommended for dinner.
- For breakfast and lunch, enjoy asian-fusion al fresco dining on deck, with a variety of authentic delicacies such as dumplings, porridge, and savory crepes for breakfast and classic asian favorites like dimsum, noodles and savory soups for lunch.
- For dinner, enjoy a brand new dinner menu that will feature tantalizing family-style sharing plates sure to impress all foodies— be they food-adventurers or gourmet aficionados.
Other Dining Options and Highlights
A special event at Crystal Cruises, each afternoon tea service presents a selection of savories and sweets served in the sunlit charm of Palm Court. Our Mozart Tea is a visit to 18th-century Vienna as you are greeted by staff dressed in velvets and brocades and are tempted by a selection of the finest cakes and pastries from Austria. Our English Colonial Tea offers a taste of tradition, complete with scones, finger sandwiches and assorted sweets. The American Tea is a Crystal Cruises creation, paying tribute to the classics of the American summertime.
Cocktail Hour Hors d’Oeuvres
A selection of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres is served in the various bars and lounges every evening before dinner.
Late-Night Hors d’Oeuvres
Snacks and small bites are served in The Bistro during the late-night bar hours.
From breakfast in bed to dinner on your verandah, Crystal’s complimentary 24-hour in-stateroom dining is a true indulgence. At sea or in port, you may enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the sumptuous comfort of your own room, served with the same precision and attention to detail so graciously displayed in every restaurant. During lunch and dinner hours, you are welcome to order the same selections offered in the Crystal Dining Room, served course by course, if you so desire. And if you’re traveling in a Penthouse, you may also enjoy the additional privilege of ordering from our specialty restaurants during dinner hours. Offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
With some of the most exotic destinations and stunning coastlines in the world as a backdrop, lavishly arranged luncheon buffets take place on the Lido Café on select days at sea. Imagine cruising the Italian Riviera as you dine on the Mediterranean-themed Cuisines of the Sun. Think Nuevo Latino celebrating the fiery gastronomy of South America, or an Asian Café showcasing flavors of the Pacific Rim. Regardless of where you travel, these events are always much more than a meal-they are true gastronomic celebrations of extraordinary cultures around the world. Serving lunch on select days at sea.
A wide choice of pre-packaged kosher-certified meals, including meats, seafood and poultry as well as white and red kosher wines is available on a limited basis, on every itinerary. All chefs, kitchen and dining staff have been trained in kosher food preparation, handling and servicing. Only kosher pots, pans and utensils are used, and plates, silverware and glassware are washed separately. Due to limited provisioning resources, the number of guests per cruise who may partake in our kosher-style program is restricted to 20. Guests’ whose diet requires or who wish to dine kosher-style must provide us with advance notice at the time of the initial reservation, and no less than 90 days prior to sailing. We will do all that we can.