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#538 of 1,549 American in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence2017, 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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SIGNATURE‏
buffet-style menu included on standard & many specialty dinner cruises
greens & things
Field greens | English cucumbers | grape tomatoes | homemade croutons | smoked bacon bits | julienne carrots | imported garlic-stuffed olives | black peppercorn ranch dressing | balsamic & Italian vinaigrettes
caprese salad
fresh mozzarella | grape tomatoes | fresh basil | olive oil | balsamic vinegar
braised sirloin of beef
roasted root vegetables | shiraz & mustard sauce
pan seared chicken
button mushrooms | red bell peppers & vidalia onions | chardonnay & lemon reduction
tilapia shrimp roll
cajun sauce
gemelli au gratin
green asparagus | sundried tomatoes | roasted garlic cream
au gratin mashed potatoes
aged reggiano parmesan crust
roasted vegetables
lemon chili oil
ice cream & topping station
LAKE-BREEZE
buffet-style menu included on our lake-breeze dinner lounge cruises
greens & things
Field greens | English cucumbers | grape tomatoes | homemade croutons | smoked bacon bits | julienne carrots | imported garlic-stuffed olives | black peppercorn ranch dressing | balsamic & Italian vinaigrettes
braised sirloin of beef
roasted root vegetables | shiraz & mustard sauce
pan seared chicken
button mushrooms | red bell peppers & vidalia onions | chardonnay & lemon reduction
gemelli au gratin
green asparagus | sundried tomatoes | roasted garlic cream
au gratin mashed potatoes
aged reggiano parmesan crust
roasted vegetables
lemon chili‏ oil
brownie bites
cherry cheesecake
caramel & pecan cheesecake
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

The evening of 7/19/19 myself, my husband and my sister in law went out on the Mystic Blue Cruises. We got on the cruise and realized that the only music played was Rap. I asked a server if that was going to be the only...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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MaeveThor, Sup at Mystic Blue Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2019

Hi Guest -Thank you for taking the time to review your cruise - we’re sorry to hear we did not meet your expectations. When you have a chance, please contact us via email at chisocial@entertainmentcruises.zendesk.com with your name, cruise confirmation number, and more information on...More

Reviewed September 26, 2019

Choose to bring 60 on this trip and the company booked us a private room for dinner. Even though it was raining there was a lot of entertainment on board. Groups of people were able to mix and it provided my group with a great...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019

It was o.k. Not to many people actually. The buffet food was actually pretty good and the desserts. The drinks a bit pricey, but not the beer. The best deal is actually the $40 mix drink sitting on the bar. The D.J. was on point....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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MaeveThor, Guest Relations Manager at Mystic Blue Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review the Mystic Blue cruise. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere on-board. It was a pleasure to have you aboard and we hope to see you back soon. Thank you.

Reviewed August 26, 2019

We had 46 people for a Sunday Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan. We reserved the Vista Deck so that our clients were the only ones in the room. It was a great experience for everyone and felt like we had the whole boat to ourselves....More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our night out on the town on the Mystic Blue. The views were incredible. Service was phenomenal. Our server even brought us each a dessert plate when we were sitting on the top deck. Food was better than expected. DJ to boot...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

LOVED this outing. Food buffets were very good. Good variety and selection. The spinach and green chili ziti was fabulous! DJs pumped out great, relaxing music for our group to engage. Staff was polite and attentive the entire trip and even post trip as we...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

The music was totally unacceptable and was down right nasty. If you want to twerk and show your body parts and meet like minded people this cruise is for you! We went for the evening sunset cruise and the food was very expensive bar food...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

It is the first worst experience with cruise so far, the crew was not at all considerate and helpful. The points of the boarding is at extreme location and the location is not fixed. Wasted my evening behind this cruise.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food, impeccable service, and a killer DJ. All around an amazing experience. Every detail of the cruise was handled with professionalism in order to please everybody on board.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Mystic Blue Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thanks for the review! Happy to hear your students enjoyed their time aboard!

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Their advertising stated that there would be a costume contest and we never heard or saw that there was one. There was some food and of course a lot of drinks and a DJ but where was the costume contest that was advertised? We spent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Maeve T, Manager at Mystic Blue Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Hi there - Thanks for notifying us in regards to your cruise. We apologize for the miscommunication and moving forward, we will notify our marketing team of these issues so we can make improvements to future advertising. Kind regards - Maeve

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hicktease
August 24, 2017|
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Response from Herminio G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I never received a notification. To answer your question, parking is very expensive there. If you park at the Navy pier garage, I believe it’s $41 for the day. We parked at the Dave and busters... More
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Eric H
July 9, 2016|
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Response from EntertainmentCruises | Property representative |
Hi Eric - We have quite a variety of prices based on weekday vs. weekend as well as the cruise type. Brunch starts at about $53 Lunch - Starts at $50 Dinner is between $81-100 Firework Cruises are between $93-105... More
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lakepal
May 13, 2015|
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Response from EntertainmentCruises | Property representative |
HI - Totally understandable! The lunch is served buffet style. We do have quite a few options outside of seafood on our standard buffet, but we also offer chicken tenders and fries for children. See the full menu on our... More
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