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Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Jazz Cruise With Optional Dinner

 New Orleans, LA
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By: Gray Line New Orleans

Experience a spectacular evening in New Orleans aboard the newest vessel on the riverfront, the Riverboat “CITY of NEW ORLEANS.” Depart from the heart of the French Quarter and enjoy a leisurely river cruise that will showcase panoramic views of the Mighty Mississippi and the many unique sites along her banks. As the paddlewheel turns and the skyline fades into the sunset, let the soulful tunes of Jazz guide your vibe for the evening. Sip a refreshing cocktail, listen to music, and enjoy an excellent way to wrap up your day. Groups large and small will also enjoy a fabulous evening aboard the City of New Orleans. Book your ticket today!

Activity Highlights
  • Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Jazz Cruise with Optional Dinner
  • Features a full bar with cocktails available for purchase aboard
  • Enjoy gorgeous views of the illuminated New Orleans skyline
  • 2-hour cruise with live music on the Mississippi River
  • Great cruise for all ages

Duration: 2 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff


Dinner Menu: All items are served with Community Coffee, Iced Tea, or Water (Menus are subject to change by season and availability)

  • Natchez Tossed Salad: Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onions & Croutons with a Sugar Cane Vinaigrette (served family style)
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo: made with a traditional Louisiana Roux & served with Rice
  • Baked Chicken: Served with a Mushroom Ragout
  • Bayou Seafood Pasta: Crawfish Tails & Shrimp tossed in a White Wine and Garlic Parmesan Cream Sauce with Penne Pasta
  • Paddlewheel Primavera: Zucchini, Squash, Mushrooms & Cherry Tomatoes tossed in a Zesty Basil Pesto
  • Herb-Garlic Fingerling Potatoes: Fingerling Potatoes Roasted with Fresh Rosemary, Thyme, Garlic, & Ground Pepper
  • Green Beans Amandine: Southern Style Green Beans topped with Toasted Almond Slivers served with Garlic Dinner Rolls
  • White Chocolate Bread Pudding: Soufflé of local Leidenheimer French Bread in Rich Custard with a Decadent White chocolate sauce
  • Bananas Foster: A New Orleans Original! Fresh Sliced Bananas Sautéed in Butter, Brown Sugar, Vanilla, Cinnamon & Rum, served warm atop Vanilla Ice Cream
What's Included
  • Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Jazz Cruise With Optional Dinner
  • Narrated river cruise
  • Creole Meal (Optional Add On)
  • Traditional Jazz music
  • Safety equipment
  • Captain & crew
  • Cash bar
What to bring
  • Cash or credit card for onboard purchases
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Camera
  • ID
  • Onboard kitchen does not qualify for producing gluten-free meals as established by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization. The Riverboat City of New Orleans is unable to accommodate vegan or kosher dietary requirements and therefore must decline guest's requests for special meals.
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please refer to the most up to date CDC guidelines prior to your activity/trip date.
  • Due to the historic nature of the boat, the decks above and below the main deck are not handicap accessible.
  • Guests must be 21 years old or older to consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Rates do not apply to special events or holiday cruises.
Additional information
  • Periodically, the Riverboat CITY of NEW ORLEANS will be out of service for her yearly U.S. Coast Guard inspections and general maintenance. All cruises during this time will take place on her sister vessel - The Steamboat Natchez.
  • In order to help preserve the French Quarter from vehicular traffic, it is requested that guests please walk, if possible, to the convenient tour departure point, just a short stroll from most downtown hotels.
  • Please note, there are two seating times for dinner. The first dinner seating is from 6:00-7:15 PM and the second dinner seating is from 7:45-9:00 PM. Check with the hostess upon boarding for dining assistance.
  • Cruise takes place rain or shine. However, if weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded at vendor discretion.
  • Schedule and availability are subject to change. Call the number provided on the booking voucher 48 hours prior to departure to confirm the schedule.
  • Children ages 2-5 years old, participating in the cruise only (no meal included) cruise for free and do not require a ticket.
  • Certified service animals are permitted. Advance notice is requested if you plan to board with a service animal.
  • A gift shop, snack bar, and cash bar are available for purchasing extra goodies.
  • Customers who purchase a meal ticket should arrive at least 45 minutes early.
  • If you will be dining, please be sure to choose your dining time.
  • Parking is available off-site for a fee.
  • The main deck is handicap accessible.
Reservation Requirements
  • There are two seating times for dinner. The first dinner seating is from 6:00-7:15 PM and the second dinner seating is from 7:45-9:00 PM.

400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Riverboat CITY OF NEW ORLEANS Jazz Cruise With Optional Dinner

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Dinner Cruise

about 4 months ago
The food was not good I was disappointed I could not eat it. The rice was not done the Bread pudding had no flavor
Daphne Bolden

City of NOLA PADDLE Boat

about 8 months ago
Good food - great service - nice romantic cruise
James Nigrelli

Staff great

about 1 year ago
Staff , Band great!! Servers pretty good Good ok
Miles Russell

Nice relaxing way to end the trip

about 2 years ago
This was great! We happened to get a nice, cooler night. The food was good, the band was a delight and the relaxing views can’t be beat!
Jamie Paicely
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