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Oceania Cruises - The Ultimate Dining Guide

Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Ember
Ember | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

A world of luxury awaits guests when they step onboard an Oceania ship, ready to embark around the world in style. Throughout an Oceania Cruises ship, guests will be treated to the highest level of service, through elevated amenities and luxurious accommodations, to included activities, and of course the award-winning dining.


No one in the industry does dining quite as well as Oceania. Guests have access to every restaurant onboard, from the elevated buffet at the Terrace Cafe, to coffeehouse treats at Baristas, to the delicious hand-crafted pastas at Toscana. Each ships has subtle differences and venues, so we have created the ultimate dining guide for Oceania Cruises, so you can book your next cruise with confidence, knowing your favorite restaurants are onboard!



Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Aquamar Kitchen
Aquamar Kitchen | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Aquamar Kitchen

Buffet | Included

Breakfast, Lunch

Found on: Vista, Allura


This beautiful dining space is one of the buffet options onboard for casual dining throughout the day. Located just off of the pool deck, Aquamar Kitchen offers lights and refreshing cuisine blended perfectly with Mediteranean flavors- all with wellness in mind. Enjoy your choice of bowls from Poke to Buddha, as well as fresh salads, and several avocado toast options. Other items on the menu include soups, burgers and sandwiches, wraps, tacos, and a juice and smoothie bar. This is the perfect place to stop after a massage or a relaxing time in the sun, to enjoy a delicious lunch that will feed your body and soul.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Baristas
Baristas | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Baristas

Coffee Shop | Included

All Day

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Sirena, Vista, Allura


Whether you stop in the morning before breakfast, or for a pick-me-up in the middle of the day, Baristas will always satisfy. This onboard coffee shop offers delicious espressos, cappuccinos, lattes, and more, as well as fresh baked goods and pastries to pair.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Ember
Ember | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Ember

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Vista, Allura


Enjoy classic American cuisine in an atmosphere that resembles a Napa wine-tasting room at the beautiful Ember. This stunning restaurant features a modern menu of American inspired options. Highlights include: Classic New England Lobster Roll; Burrata and Lemon Confit; Porcini-Dusted Bone-In Ribeye Steak; Ember Cheeseburger; Lobster Mac and Cheese; Fried Beignets; and Key Lime Cheesecake.


Note: Reservations required.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Grand Dining Room
Grand Dining Room | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Grand Dining Room

A La Carte | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Sirena, Vista, Allura


This is the main dining room onboard. Guests can sit with their fellow passengers and enjoy a several-course meal in a beautiful, refined setting. To begin your meal choose from one of the many starters including: Dorado and Tuna Ceviche; Chilled Shrimp; and Lobster Bisque. For an entree, menu highlights include: Grilled Lamb Chops; Roasted Guinea Fowl; Argentinian Flank Steak; and Herb Crusted Rotisserie Chicken. To finish off your delicious meal, enjoy a Coconut Floating Island, or the Souffle of the Day.


There is also a prix fixe menu of selections by Oceania's Culinary Director, Chef Jacques Pépin, if guests prefer.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Jacques
Jacques | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Jacques

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Marina, Riviera


Created by master chef Jacques Pépin, Jacques is an award-winning restaurant onboard Marina and Riviera, serving delicious French cuisine. Menu highlights include: Duck Foie Gras Terrine with Candied Black Cherries; Escargot with Burgundy Garlic Butter; Baked Onion Soup with Gruyere Cheese Crust; Mediterranean Fish and Lobster Stew with Saffron Broth and Rouille Sauce; Filet Steak with Seared Foie Gras and Truffle Sauce; and Café de Paris Chocolate Mousse for dessert. This is the perfect spot for a romantic date night, or a delightful evening with friends enjoying delicious French wine and food.


Note: Reservations required.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Polo Grill
Polo Grill | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Polo Grill

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Vista, Allura


If you are in the mood for a delicious steak while onboard, the Polo Grill is the perfect restaurant. This classic steakhouse restaurant offers a wide variety of cuts prepared to perfection. Begin your meal with the Oysters Rockefeller, or Apple Cider Marinated, Slow-Roasted Pork Belly. The soup selections range from New England Clam Chowder, to Southwestern Navy Bean Soup with Pepper Purée and Sourdough Croutons. For your main course enjoy a variety of mouth-watering meats from the Kings Cut Ribeye; to a Porterhouse; New York Strip; and Grilled Colorado Rack of Lamb. For dessert try the Chocolate Fudge Brownie with Raspberry Sauce and Tahitian Vanilla Bean Ice Cream; or the Granny Smith Apple Crumb Pie.


Note: Reservations required




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, La Reserve
La Reserve | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Le Reserve by Wine Spectator

Prix Fixe | $$$$

Dinner

Found on: Marina, Riviera


This exclusive dining experience allows guests to indulge in delicious cuisines paired with exquisite wines. Gusts can choose from a few different menus.


The Dom Pérignon Experience is a six-course dinner menu pairing Dom Pérignon vintage wines with unexpected gastronomic delights such as the the Scallops Rossini with mole negro and roasted pineapple; and the Seared sashimi-style Wagyu beef, with sautéed arugula, blood orange-soya jus, and caviar perlita.


The La Cuisine Bourgeoise experience offers seven courses of delicious dishes and wines. Highlights include: Poultry Cream with Vegetable Julienne and Pistachio Diamonds; Dover Sole Fillet with Crustacean Mousse and French Black Truffles; and Baked Alaska with Williams Pears and Chestnut Ice Cream.


The La Reserve Odyssey meny includes: Bay Scallop Teriyaki Seared on Riverstone; Maine Lobster Cassolette with Tarragon and Sea Urchin Bisque; Wellington of Veal Tenderloin with Cabernet Sauvignon Reduction and Harvest Vegetables; as well as Napoleon of Poached Williams Pear and Melted Brie de Meaux.


Le Reserve is a special experience that celebrates incredible wines and champagnes, paired with the best food in the cruise industry. This is a one-of-a-kind evening that will be the highlight of your trip.


Note: Reservations required.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Red Ginger
Red Ginger | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Red Ginger

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Marina, Riviera, Sirena, Vista, Allura


The chef's at Red Ginger have created contemporary and modern twists on delicious Asian classics that will be sure to delight guests. This tranquil dining space offers an array of incredible menu options. Highlights include: Chili Miso Soup; Vietnamese Pork Spring Rolls; Caramelized Tiger Prawns; Lobster Pad Thai; Chicken Shio Ramen Noodles; and Seven-Spice Crusted Lamb Rack. The dessert menu features Steamed Ginger Cake; Caramel Tapioca; and Yuzu Citrus Sorbet.


Note: Reservations required.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Terrace Cafe
Terrace Cafe | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Terrace Cafe

Buffet | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Sirena, Vista, Allura


This is the main buffet restaurant onboard. There is indoor seating, as well as covered terrace seating directly overlooking the aft of the ship. Here guests can enjoy selections of grilled meats, a carving station, made-to-order pasta, fresh fruit, a salad bar, and fresh baked bread and desserts. This is some of the most elevated buffet cuisine in the industry that will surprise and satisfy you every day of the cruise.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Toscana
Toscana | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Toscana

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Vista, Allura


Inspired by the rich family traditions found in the Tuscan countryside, Toscana brings guests into the heart of Tuscany through flavor and ingredients. Savor Italy's culinary delights through elevated classics such as Octopus Carpaccio with Champagne Vinaigrette, or Green Asparagus Risotto finished with Provolone Cheese and enhanced with Black Truffle. Main dishes include: Filet Mignon in Gorgonzola Crust with Sautéed Garlic Spinach, Grilled Polenta and Brunello Red Wine Sauce; and a Roasted Pancetta-Wrapped Colorado Lamb Rack served over Traditional Roasted Potatoes perfumed with Garlic and Rosemary. To end your delicious dinner order any of the incredible desserts, highlights of which include: Lasagne al Cioccolato- a Rich Chocolate Ganache Layered with Cocoa Dough and Served with a Roasted Pistachio Sauce; or a Vanilla Panna Cotta with Red Berry Compote.


There is also a full olive oil menu as well, featuring a variety of olive oils from different regions of Italy, all with their own subtle notes and flavors.


Note: Reservations required.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Tuscan Steak
Tuscan Steak | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Tuscan Steak

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Sirena


Tuscan Steak is only found onboard Sirena, and is the perfect marrying of the popular Polo Grill and Toscana. Menu highlights include: The Colossal Chilled Shrimp Trio; Minestrone Soup; Filetto di Branzino; Gnocchi di Patate al Pesto; Steamed Whole Main Lobster; Tuscan Porterhouse; and Bourbon Vanilla Panna Cotta.




Oceania Cruises, Dining Guide, Waves Grill
Waves Grill | Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Waves Grill

Buffet | Included

Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, Riviera, Sirena, Vista, Allura


Situated just forward of the Terrace Cafe, and right beside the pool deck is the delicious Waves Grill. This space has indoor seating, and an open-concept grill station with delightful buffet options served for lunch and dinner. Some of the most popular items include: the Wagyu Burger; the Surf & Turf Burger; Pizzas; Grilled Lobster; Paninis; Sandwiches; and a salad bar. After a refreshing dip or a lounge in the sun, Waves Grill is the perfect stop for a midday meal or rejuvenating bite by the pool.




Booking Your Cruise

Now that you are ready to book your next cruise on an Oceania ship, reach out to the experts at Harr Travel. We know the spaces inside and out, and have an amazing relationship with the cruise line. We will craft the cruise vacation of a lifetime for you, your friends, family, or group at an exceptional rate, and give you the Harr Travel signature service every step of the way.



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