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Address: 333 Waterside Dr, Waterside Festival Marketplace, Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone Number: +1 866-304-2469
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Splash aboard Spirit of Norfolk for the perfect mix of dining,...

Splash aboard Spirit of Norfolk for the perfect mix of dining, entertainment and views. Cruising throughout the year from the Waterside in Downtown Norfolk, Spirit offers lunch, dinner, moonlight and holiday cruises like Mother's Day, plus many themed cruises.

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We did this on the Friday before Valentine's Day. Fun music. Staff interacted leading line dances. Service was very impressive. Food was good especially since I'm normally not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Sprout211
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did this on the Friday before Valentine's Day. Fun music. Staff interacted leading line dances. Service was very impressive. Food was good especially since I'm normally not a fan of buffet style. I would do it again. Would be really fun for 2-3 couples to do together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience was very nice and inviting. Once we first got there we took a picture upon entering. The atmosphere was great. the music was good for all occasions and the food was very tasty, not a great variety but it was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Food was good, great music and drinks, at the end of the night it was cold on the deck but overall great time!!!

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Thank Desiree M
rolla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Despite the rain and limited visibility we had a nice cruise. Lunch food was hot but average taste. Staff friendly and attentive. Drinks plentiful and entertainment a plus. Had a nice time.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Given the benefit of doubt there were about 350 vets & families to seat & service for drinks. Ten of us found a large enough table but told there was no server assigned to it. Our group had to split up to eat. Other people eventually sat at the larger table & did get service. Buffet was just okay. Not... More 

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Thank L N
Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

What a great way to spend thanksgiving day! Dinner buffet while cruising with music, dancing, excellent service. Fun fun fun.

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Thank you so much for all the hard work you did Jennifer, Natrice, Matt, Monty and the other staff member's that Made this day possible. Especially Jennifer and Natrice. The Wedding was Fabulous and the Food was excellent and the Apple Crumb to die for. If you are looking to have your wedding in a special place this is that... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We experienced a dinner cruise for first time with Spirit of Norfolk and it was a beautiful experience. About the sailing, views and service, they are all exemplary. About dinner itself, we are vegetarian and we confirmed over phone that the dinner will have options for us but they were very limited. Overall a great experience. Do visit the top... More 

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EntertainmentCruises, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Norfolk, responded to this review

Wow, that's wonderful. Glad you had such a memorable time. Regarding your note about vegetarian options, we appreciate your feedback and are working to expand the selection. Thanks for your review! More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Recently I had the opportunity to treat my husband and grandchildren to a Spirit of Norfolk luncheon cruise. The cruising part on top of the ship was delightful, however when you are on inside I found the ship to be dirty and the food was absolutely the worst I have ever experienced. When you pay these types of prices, you... More 

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EntertainmentCruises, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Norfolk, responded to this review

Hello - We're sorry about your recent experience with us. We take these reviews very seriously and will absolutely speak with our team about food quality. Thanks for your review. More 

Battle Creek, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Service was excellent , food was very good, and experience was very good. We would go again if in area or in another city that Spirit Cruises are located

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