The majority of these menus were collected on my recent 16-day sailing on the Noordam. Some were also collected by a trusted friend currently onboard the Nieuw Statendam (because the Noordam doesn’t feature those restaurants). While most menus are fleet-wide, some dining room and Lido Marketplace buffet menus will vary depending on itinerary. Once onboard, daily menus will be posted to the Navigator App by mid-morning each day. Menus will also be posted outside dining rooms and specialty restaurants.
Once you’ve had a chance to peruse the menus, continue your pre-cruise training by increasing the number of calories you eat by 100 every day for at least 14 days prior to embarkation to gradually stretch out your stomach (some like to diet before a cruise, but I suggest the opposite if you want to fully take advantage of all the many delicious dining options on HAL – make room people, MAKE ROOM!). Also, check out my 25 Holland America Dining Secrets:
Here are the menus, starting with the Main Dining Room (MDR)…
Holland America Breakfast Menu 2023
Holland America Lunch Menus 2023
There are generally two lunch menus on Holland America, a sea day menu and an “express” menu offered on some days in port. Check the “hours” and “dining” sections of the Navigator App to confirm if lunch is being served in the dining room.
Holland America Sea Day Lunch Menu 2023
Holland America Port Day Express Lunch Menu 2023
Special Christmas Day Brunch Menu
This menu is served in the dining room on Christmas day.
Holland America Dinner Menus 2023
The order of these dinner menus may vary depending on ship and itinerary. The “port to table” items may also vary depending on your itinerary. But these should give you a pretty good idea of what to expect.
*This was a special Christmas Eve menu on our sailing and won’t be the same for you unless you’re sailing over the holidays.
*This was a special Christmas menu on our sailing and won’t be the same for you unless you’re sailing over the holidays.
*This was a special New Year’s Eve menu on our sailing and won’t be the same for you unless you’re sailing over the holidays.
Holland America Buffet Lunch Menus 2023
Holland America Buffet Dinner Menus 2023
This theme dinner will vary depending on your itinerary.
Holland America Pinnacle Grill Lunch Menu 2023
Cost is $15 + 18% service charge.
Holland America Pinnacle Grill Dinner Menu 2023
Cost is $39 + 18% service charge.
Holland America Canaletto Dinner Menu 2023
Cost is $19 + 18% service charge.
Holland America Nami Sushi Menu 2023
Nami Sushi is not available on all HAL ships. Double check to make sure it’s on yours. Pricing is a la carte.
Holland America Rudi’s Sel de Mer Dinner Menu 2023
Rudi’s is not available on all HAL ships. Double check to make sure it’s on yours. Cost is $49 + 18% service charge.
Holland America Tamarind Menu 2023
Tamarind is not available on all HAL ships. Double check to make sure it’s on yours. Cost is $29 + 18% service charge.
Holland America Gelato Menu 2023
The gelato station is not available on all HAL ships. Double check to make sure your ship has it.
Holland America Dive-In Menu 2023
Complimentary. Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry shakes are also available for $4.50.
Holland America Grand Dutch Cafe Food Menu 2023
Not all Holland America ships have the Grand Dutch Cafe. Check to see if it’s offered on your ship.
Holland America New York Deli and Pizza Menu 2023
Complimentary. Not available on all ships. Double check to make sure it’s available.
Note: In addition to these menus, you can order items from the main dining room menu to be delivered through room service as long as the main dining room is currently open.
Holland America Room Service Breakfast Card 2023
Hang this breakfast card on your door by 2am to have breakfast automatically (without having to call) delivered to your stateroom at a time of your choosing the next morning.
Holland America Breakfast Room Service Menu 2023
Holland America All Day Room Service Menu 2023
Holland America Later and Kids Room Service Menu 2023
And with that…
Homework (10 points): Read my 25 Holland America Dining Secrets and share to the comments your thoughts on the dining options available on HAL.
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