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The Ultimate Guide to All the Dining Options Onboard NCL's Prima Class

NCL, Prima Class, Onda by Scarpetta
Onda by Scarpetta | Photo Credit: NCL

One of the things that Norwegian Cruise Line does best is the onboard dining. NCL is known for the elevated complimentary and specialty options that guests will be able to enjoy throughout their cruise. With the Prima Class ships, NCL has taken dining to a whole new level.


Experience captivating Mediteranean flavors at Palomar, dine on juicy cuts a beef at Cagney's Steakhouse, and choose for a variety of upgraded complimentary options at the popular Indulge Food Hall. No matter where you go on a Prima Class ship, there is another incredible dining option just around the corner.


We have broken down all the food options onboard the Prima Class ships, so you can book your next cruise confidently knowing you will be able to enjoy your favorite restaurants while onboard.



NCL, Prima Class, Cagney's
Cagney's Steakhouse | Photo Credit: NCL

Cagney's Steakhouse

A La Carte | $$$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This incredible steakhouse is a NCL classic that is a fan favorite time and time again. Sit down in an elegant space and begin your meal with any of the incredible starters, from Crab Cakes, to Ahi Tuna Tartar, Baked Onion Soup, and Beefsteak Tomato Salad. For the main course, choose your cut of meat; Cagney's offers a Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Petite Filet Mignon, Ribeye, and New York Strip. And you can't leave without trying the Cagney's signature Seven Layer Chocolate Cake.


NOTE: Full suite guests get complimentary access to Cagney's for lunch and dinner onboard the Prima Class ships.




NCL, Prima Class, The Commodore Room
The Commodore Room | Photo Credit: NCL

The Commodore Room

A La Carte | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This is one of the main dining room experiences onboard the Prima Class ships. At the Commodore, you will enjoy fine dining with your fellow passengers. Menu highlights include: Warm Spinach Salad, Create Your Own Pasta, The Fisherman's Platter, Beef Wellington, Veal Oscar, Honey-Glazed Pork Chops, and New York Style Cheesecake.




NCL, Food Republic,
Food Republic | Photo Credit: NCL

Food Republic

A La Carte | $$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Food Republic has married Asian and Latin flavors to create delicious dishes that guests can enjoy each and every evening for dinner. There is a roll menu featuring a Crispy Salmon Roll, and Rock Shrimp Roll with spicy tuna, avocado, mango, and spicy aioli. Handhelds include Kanpachi Wonton Tacos and Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Sharable plate options include Spicy Korean Fried Chicken, Tuna Poké Nachos, and Pork Belly & Scallion Potstickers. This is the perfect restaurant to satisfy all your savory cravings while onboard.




Hasuki, Prima Class, NCL
Hasuki | Photo Credit: NCL

Hasuki

A La Carte | $$$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Pull a chair up to the Teppenyaki grills and enjoy the show as the chef's playfully prepare delicious meats and vegetables right in front of you. You will select your entree, such as New York Strip, Shrimp, and Tofu, and all are served with delicious Garlic Fried Rice, Grilled Vegetables, Creamy Mustard and Ginger-Garlic Dipping Sauces. For dessert the Green Tea Cake or Fruit Sashimi are a delight.




The Haven Restaurant, Prima Class, NCL
The Haven Restaurant | Photo Credit: NCL

The Haven Restaurant

A La Carte | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This is the complimentary dining option for Haven Guests. All passengers staying in the Haven will have access to the Haven Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and enjoy elevated dining option in an elegant setting. Popular menu items include the Mushroom Flatbread, Lobster Bisque, French Dip Sandwich, Steak Frites, and the Banana Banoffee Cream for dessert.




NCL, Prima Class, Hudson's
Hudson's | Photo Credit: NCL

Hudson's

A La Carte | Included

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Another Main Dining Room onboard, Hudson's is a beautiful space with 270 degree views from the floor-to-ceiling windows, and an elevated design. For starters enjoy Chili Con Carne, Mixed Garden Salads, and New England Clam Chowder. Main items include: Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Herb-Roasted Rotisserie Chicken, and Grilled New York Strip Steak. To finish enjoy any of the delicious dessert options, from Honey Crème Brulee to Warm Chocolate Lava Cake.




NCL, Prima Class, Indulge Food Hall
Indulge Food Hall | Photo Credit: NCL

Indulge Food Hall

Food Hall | Included

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Norwegian has take the Food Hall concept and made it a staple, causing more and more cruise lines to do the same because of the popularity. This incredible complimentary food space offers several restaurant options to choose from. There is bar space at each restaurant, and tables in the middle where you can order from any restaurant of your choosing from the ipad. You will be able to enjoy offerings from India, Italy, Latin America, and more here at the Indulge Food Hall.


Tapas menu highlight include: Chorizo, Datiles Con Almendras, and a Spanish omelet.


The Garden menu highlight include: French Onion Soup, Spinach Caesar Salad, and Cobb Salad.


Nudls menu highlight include: Singapore Street Noodles, Pad Thai, and Pesto Gnocchi.


The Latin Quarter menu highlights include: Guacamole and Chips, and Mushroom Tostada.


Q Texas Smokehouse menu highlights include: Lone Star Chili, Pulled Pork Sandwich, and Jalapeño Cheese Cornbread.


Seaside Rotisserie menu highlights include: Beef Shish Kabab, Chicken Legs, and Vegetable Kabab.


Tamara menu highlights include: Chicken Tikka Masala, Urad Dal, and Garlic Naan.




NCL, Le Bistro
Le Bistro | Photo Credit: NCL

Le Bistro

A La Carte | $$$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This is the quintessential French Restaurant that has been a staple in the NCL fleet for years. Enjoy a delicious dinner with friends and family as you dine on exquisite Steak Tartare au Couteau, Escargots A la Bourguignonne, Soupe A L'oignon Gratinee, Filet de Boeuf Rossini, and Coq au Vin.




NCL, Local Bar and Grill, The Local
Local Bar & Grill | Photo Credit: NCL

Local Bar & Grill

A La Carte | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


The Local offers tasty pub fare that guests can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the day. Menu highlights include: Full English Breakfast, French Toast, Beef Chili, Pretzel Bites, Tavern Battered Cod Sandwich, Carrot and Walnut Cake, and Warm Apple Pie.




NCL, Los Lobos
Los Lobos | Photo Credit: NCL

Los Lobos

A La Carte | $$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Grab your friends and head over for drinks and a delicious meal at Los Lobos. Los Lobos offers incredible Mexican cuisine. Appetizers of Guacamole and Queso are a must, shared around the table. Enjoy tacos with chicken, steak, or shrimp, served in a warm corn tortilla. House specialties include Fajitas, Chile Relleno, and Cochinita Pibil. For dessert be sure to order the churros that come with a dulce de leche dipping sauce!




NCL, Nama Sushi & Sashimi
Nama Sushi & Sashimi | Photo Credit: NCL

Nama Sushi & Sashimi

A La Carte | $$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This is the traditional sushi restaurant onboard. Here guests can enjoy delicious rolls and sashimi at the sit-down tables, or at the beautiful sushi bar. The menu features an array of delicious options from the Spicy Tuna Roll, California Roll, Kanpachi Sashimi, and the Fried Chicken Kar-Age.




NCL, Onda by Scarpetta
Onda by Scarpetta | Photo Credit: NCL

Onda by Scarpetta

A La Carte | $$$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Indulge in modern Italian Cuisine at Onda by Scarpetta. This beautiful dining space has architectural elements that resemble a wave, paying nod to the name "Onda", which means "Wave". On the dining menu you will find pizzas and calzones, antipasti platters, and delicious pasta options including Pappardelle Bolognese, Short Rib Ravioli, and Tomato & Basil Spaghetti. Secondi options include Branzino, Roasted Chicken, Tuna, and Beef Filet.




NCL, Palomar, Prima Class
Palomar | Photo Credit: NCL

Palomar

A La Carte | $$$

Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


Palomar is Norwegians first ever Mediterranean restaurant. You will feel as though you have been transported to the shores of the Greek isles as you dine on Grilled Octopus, Whole Lobster, and Grilled Lamb Chops. Finish your meal with the incredible Galaktoboureko- a greek yogurt sorbet with an orange custard pie.




NCL, Surfside Cafe and Grill, Prima Class
Surfside Cafe & Grill | Photo Credit: NCL

Surfside Cafe & Grill

Buffet | Included

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Found on: Prima, Viva


This is the main buffet onboard the ship, and is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. No one does the complimentary buffet food quite like Norwegian. Here guest can enjoy offerings inspired by cuisine from all over the globe, including made-to-order pasta, incredible Indian food, Asian stir-fries and rice bowls, grilled burgers and hot dogs, a salad bar, fresh bread, and an elevated dessert bar. There is something for everyone at Surfside, and a great place to stop at almost anytime of the day for a bite to eat.




Booking Your Cruise

Now that you are ready to book your cruise on a Norwegian Prima Class 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. Our advisors will craft the delicious 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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