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“Treated like gold!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bateaux New York

Bateaux New York
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Bateaux New York Dinner Cruise
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Owner description: Step aboard our European-inspired, all-glass vessel for an afternoon or evening of unparalleled splendor aboard a New York Harbor cruise. As the magnificent New York skyline spreads before you in all directions, you'll be pampered with gourmet cuisine, fine wines, live jazz and sophisticated dance music on this amazing dining cruise. Truly, an experience as inspiring as the city itself.
Boston
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“Treated like gold!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

I went on the Bateaux last weekend and it was simply amazing! This is easily the best dinner cruise in the city. The service was impeccable, the food was insane and the ambiance and sights along the way were well worth the cost of the tickets. The entire crew was so nice and professional I truely felt like royalty. We had someone in from Brazil and they had menus in Portuguese (Brazilian) whihc made the night even smoother for us so we didn;t have to explain everything on the menu like the rest of their trip. I will definitely be back the next time I am in New York City with out of town friends.

Visited July 2013
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“Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

I have been going on Bateaux once a year for over 12 years now, and it is still as wonderful as it was the first time. The food, service and entertainment is fantastic. Its great for both New Yorkers and Tourists. It really is the best way to experience New York. Looking forward to next year!

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“The best dining experience ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

My girlfriend & I booked a window view table as a treat for our last night in NYC and were not disappointed.

On arrival we received a glass of champagne and our drinks for the evening were free, when asked what we liked to drink (red wine for me) a bottle was brought over and topped up every time our waiter passed by. Our waiter was nichy and is a credit to the company.

The food was delightful, the ambience was great and the views where fantastic. The opportunity to get photos with all the landmarks at sunset is great.

There was a feel good atmosphere from all other passengers and we met so many nice couples/groups. Overall this is a must for anyone who wants a romantic dinner night and a great experience whilst in NYC.

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“Nice dinner cruise with spectacular views, but lacklustre food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

We knew Bateaux from Paris, where we had a great dinner cruise with excellent food a few years ago. Therfore we chose Bateaux in NYC again in order to enjoy the combination of spectacular NYC skyline views from the waterside and good food.

Well, the views are spectacular, as you cruise from midtown to the Manhattan bridge on the East river, to Liberty Island and back. But they would be spectacular from any vessel and enterprise you choose.
I did a full circle around Manhattan with the Circle line a few years ago where you see midtown, Harlem, the Yankee stadium, the George Washington bridge etc., which I found better than just crusing as described above.

The boat and the tables are very nice and the band playing was truly excellent. They did everything from Jazz classics to Motown in real good quality and they were really fun.

Positive was also, that the ship had a big open air deck to take fotos etc., which was not the case with the one in Paris a few years back. This was especially appreciated, as it was a wonderful hot summer night and pure fun to stay outside!

The food, however was very mediocre: From the starters (I had some very boring and tasteless mezze) to the main course (both the Black Atlantic Cod and the Cicken Piccatta were disappointing).

Summary:
You definitely have to do a cruise while in Manhattan, because the skyline views from the Hudson and East River are simply priceless. If you want to have excellent food along that, do a good research to be on the safe side. Otherwise simply do a sunset cruise with drinks, may be the best option!

Visited July 2013
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“2 thumbs up!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

This dinner cruise was to celebrate the end of a school year with a few teacher friends and it was really the perfect choice. The staff did an amazing job. Our waiter Austin remembered all our names every time he came over to the table. The sights of NYC are always breath taking so to be able to spend the evening on the Hudson taking pics with perfect backgrounds, who could ask for more. Food was great. As a matter of fact, we all tried each others plates because we all thought our meals were better. The live band was such a great touch and they did a wonderful job. The dance floor was kind of small but it didn't stop us from shaking it up. And even though there wasn't a lot of room, you saw people dancing anywhere on the boat. Booking was easy, parking was simple, and it was overall easy to have a great time. We returned to our homes singing and still dancing. I highly recommend the Bateaux New York.

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