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BB Riverboats

Address: 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
Phone Number: 859-261-8500
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Bodies of Water, Adventure
Owner description: Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.
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Type: Tours, Bodies of Water, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We sailed with the B&B on 11/01/2014 for their "Admiral's Dinner Cruise". We were on the smaller vessel that had 3 decks. The dining area was confined to the first deck only because there were not a lot of patrons this evening due to the weather. We were seated on the window as we ticketed "window seats" for $10.00 extra... More 

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Richmond, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

In July we went on the small boat, food was awful! We went on the big boat on 10-25 what an inprovement. Have been going to B & B Riverboat for years and this was the best food that we ever have had. The rice was so-so but everything else was wonderful Had an excellent waitress, Donna and she was... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

I went because of the reviews on line and planned an evening for my 11th anniversary with my wife. The boat needs to be blown up and rebuilt. The floor is unstable and carpet unclean, the ceiling water spots. I was totally disgusted and even more irate when I found a bug in my drink. I was there for the... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have been completely nag for dinners cruises for years and love be BB. Only three stars because the food quality has gone way down.

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Independence, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The day of Karla n James wedding was a perfect party ! The staff was wonderful and soo helpful in every way. The food couldn't have been any better and again the staff was amazing. So thank you to B&B riverboats and each and every staff person who made the wedding so great.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Boarded the boat at 11 AM and were immediately served with beverages. The lunch was good, hot and just enough. The cruise up the river was most enjoyable. A good deal for the money, would go again and take visitors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The cruise itself was beautiful. The best part for us was being able to go outside on the decks and take in the views. At first, I didn't realize you could go on the other decks. Once I found out, we walked up to the top deck where there was a DJ and lots of dancing. There was plenty of... More 

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Rochester, NY
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We did the September 7 Dixieland Jazz band dinner cruise as part of a driving vacation tour through Kentucky and Tennessee. We enjoyed the music on a warm and beautiful full moon night. Check in was quick and efficient. A photographer took a picture which he later offered for $20 in a professional looking folder including the boat picture. You... More 

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Vandalia, Ohio
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103 reviews 103 reviews
36 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

we spent a leisurely Sunday afternoon on the Dixieland Brunch cruise. The brunch was well done with a good variety of choices and the food was quite good. The Dixieland combo was entertaining and provided interesting tourist guide remarks throughout the cruise. The entire staff was congenial. our cruise lasted 2 hours on a picture perfect fall afternoon. boarding time... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a terrific way to view the WEBN fireworks! We boarded at 4pm, the cruise began at 5pm, we disembarked after the fireworks (between 9:30 & 10). They served appetizers while taking us on a short cruise on the Ohio river. Later, they served a nice dinner and had assigned seating so you did not need to worry about... More 

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