Avalon Artistry II
dining room

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Banquette tables - Each sits 4 diners.

Window tables - Most sit 6, a few sit 2 diners

Buffet station - Rear of dining room


Note: The banquette and window tables are on both sides (port and starboard) of the ship. This provides sufficient seating to accommodate all passengers.

Open seating

You sit where you want. This is a big boost for meeting and making new friends.

Menu focus

Continental plus local dishes.

Four to five courses

You have two or more choices for each course.

Interesting menu items

to see sample list of dishes.


Healthy and vegetarian options are always on the menu.

Dining breakfast and lunch

While the dinner is waiter served, breakfast and lunch are buffet style.

Breakfast has wide choice of offerings including made-to-order egg preparations.

Lunch, too, offers many choices including a pasta and meat-carving stations.

Other food options

Light lunch

Soup, salads, sandwiches, hot entrees, and dessert in Panorama Bistro for those with limited time or a light appetite.

Bistro dinner

Special dinner in main lounge. Reservation required.

Alfresco Bistro lunch

On shaded Sky Deck. Reservation required.

Early and late risers

A light meal is served before and after the regular breakfast hours.

Afternoon tea

Pastries and sandwiches in lounge.

Happy hour

Half-priced drinks with snacks in lounge

Late eaters

A light meal is served at 10:30 p.m.

Continental breakfast room service

In suites and staterooms (extra charge).

24-hour beverages & snacks

Self-service station in Club Lounge.

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