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Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans from the decks of the Steamboat Natchez! Cruise along the Mississippi River while enjoying live jazz music, a buffet dinner and gorgeous sights. This authentic paddle-wheel steamboat in New Orleans is one of only six still operating on the Mississippi River.
Not just a boat, the Steamboat Natchez is a time machine that fills its passengers with the romance and marvel of yesteryear! Cruise along the Mississippi River and let the Steamboat Natchez whisk you away with its atmosphere and ambiance, with everything from a museum- quality Engine Room to the ship's orders being called over an old-time megaphone. This evening jazz cruise is a great way to experience New Orleans' beauty and culture.
As you steam ahead, soak in breathtaking views of the city skyline while enjoying a New Orleans cultural experience – a live jazz performance performed by the New Orleans band Dukes of Dixieland, a Grammy nominee.
Enjoy dining inside or outside on a delectable Louisiana-style buffet dinner including prime rib, chicken, pasta and salad. Two separate dining times give you the flexibility to enjoy the evening at your own pace.
A sample dinner menu can be found in the Itinerary section below.
Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise
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Departure Point:Tour departs from the French Quarter
- Boarding begins at 6pm
Cruise departs at 7pm
Seating times for dinner at 6pm and 7:45pm
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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Steamboat Natchez Jazz Cruise boarding begins at 6pm - Cruise only.
Steamboat Natchez Jazz Dinner Cruise boarding begins at 6pm - With dinner
Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise
- 2-hour paddle-wheel boat cruise
- Live jazz entertainment
- Dinner (if option selected)
- Local taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
- If you have a preferred seating time for dinner (6pm and 7:45pm) please add your request in the Special Requirements field at check out. Requests are not guaranteed, but accommodated if available
Itinerary:Sample Dinner Menu:
Louisiana Style Fried Fish
Zesty cornmeal crusted and fried to a golden perfection.
Blackened in Natchez Creole Spice and served with Creole Mustard Sauce.
Shrimp, Andouille sausage, chicken, and filé powder thickened with a dark roux
The classic French beef stew with rice
Penne Quattro Formaggi
Blend of baked mozzarella, Fontina, Asiago and Bellavitano Gold cheeses
Our custom mix of baby lettuces, carrot, red onion, cucumber, grape tomato and artichoke heart, dressed with cane syrup vinaigrette.
Pilot House Potatoes
Diced Red Bliss potatoes roasted with spices.
Deep roasted corn and tomatoes with creole spices, peppers, and celery.
Creole Creamed Spinach
Spinach braised with onions, cream cheese, Parmesan, and feta cheese.
Natchez Bread Pudding
A New Orleans souffle of French bread, eggs, cream, vanilla and cinnamon with a bourbon sauce.
Dinner is served with French bread and butter and beverages including coffee and iced tea.
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