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San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise

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See the San Francisco Bay from the water on a 3-hour dinner cruise that includes a 4-course meal, live music, and dancing. Your dinner consists of gourmet dishes prepared fresh on board with top local ingredients. Soak in views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Sausalito, and the city skyline while celebrating a special occasion or spending a romantic evening out with your loved one.
  • Combine a San Francisco Bay cruise with dinner and dancing
  • Dine on a gourmet 4-course meal that showcases California's fresh foods
  • Get great photo ops when the boat goes underneath the Golden Gate Bridge 
  • View the city skyline as it lights up for the night
What to Expect
Make your way to the Embarcadero’s Pier 3 to board your spacious boat for the cruise. Set out on the bay and have time to purchase a drink from the bar before heading to your table for your 4-course dinner. This fine-dining experience has a Californian flair with dishes that may feature local ingredients like a salad with watermelon and arugula, crab gazpacho, chipotle short ribs, and berry parfait (sample menu below). The live band starts up the dance music after dinner, playing a range of classic tunes and Top 40 hits. From the exterior deck or interior cabin, view landmarks such as Alcatraz Island and the Bay Bridge, and cruise underneath the Golden Gate Bridge within sight of Sausalito and Tiburon. Your cruise ends back at the pier. SAMPLE MENU FIRST COURSE Mizuna Citrus Salad radicchio, citrus segments, cold pickle cucumber, pomegranate seeds, toasted macadamia, shaved parmesan, with pomegranate vinaigrette SECOND COURSE OPTIONS New England Clam Chowder potatoes, celery, onions, fresh thyme, smoked bacon Cardamom Spiced Winter Squash Bisque toasted pistachios, basil APPETIZER ENHANCEMENTS Local Artisan Cheese Board-$16 cowgirl creamery: mt. tam and red hawk, bellwether pepato and marin county schloss dried fruit, assorted crackers, flatbread Salmon Cakes- $14 lemon dill yogurt sauce ENTRÉE OPTIONS Pan Seared Salmon charred tomato vinaigrette, wild rice with cranberries, seasonal vegetables Herb Roasted Chicken Breast piccata sauce, wild mushroom risotto cake, seasonal vegetables Braised Short Rib mashed red potatoes, crispy shallots, seasonal vegetables Moroccan Vegetable Tagine cous cous, north african spice blend, garbanzo beans, seasonal vegetables ENTRÉE ENHANCEMENT Cajun Grilled Prawns- $12 jalapeño and cilantro remoulade, lime wedge DESSERT OPTIONS Pumpkin Cheesecake chantilly cream Chocolate Flourless Cake raspberry glaze (V-Vegetarian, GF-Gluten Free, VEG- Vegan) 18% gratuity will be added to additional on board purchases for parties of 6 or more. Due to the seasonality of local fresh ingredients, all menus are subject to change.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hornblower Cruises & Events, Pier 3, Hornblower Landing, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA
Departure Time
6:30 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Three-Hour Yacht Cruise (Fri. – Sat.
  • Two and a Half Hour Yacht Cruise (Sun. – Thurs.
  • Dinner - Four-Course Seated Dinner
  • Live Entertainment and Dancing
  • Soda, Iced Tea, Coffee, Hot Tea and Water
  • Scenic San Francisco Bay Views including the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay Bridge
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Gratuity
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Wine, Beer and Cocktails Available for Purchase
  • Menu enhancements (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The dress code is an upscale to business casual. No jeans
  • All enclosed areas on board are non-smoking, smoking is only permitted outside on the outer decks
  • Menu enhancements may be purchased direct from operator on day of departure
  • Must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol. Please bring valid photo ID
  • Tables are assigned in advance. If there are additional parties you would like to be seated with, please make note in the 'Special Requirements' field at time of booking and confirm with the operator no less than 72 hours in advance
  • If your cruise is in California, a service charge will be collected at the time of your reservation, related to the cruise, food, beverage and the service included in your purchase. This charge is not a gratuity and will not be distributed as a gratuity to our employees who provide service to you. If you wish to purchase additional beverages or food enhancements onboard, we recommend you leave a gratuity onboard based on the quality of service provided to you.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I took my wife on the Friday night dinner cruise of San Francisco Bay. We were each greeted with a glass of champagne and graciously escorted to our table where a bottle of champagne awited us. We dined on food that was decent but not great as we looked out the glass surround
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise
Responded 2 days ago
Thanks for sailing with us! We'd love to welcome you back for another date night around the Bay.
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We went on their dinner dance bay cruise with a group. Overall the experience was pleasant with a beautiful view of the bay. We went under the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge at night so the lights were really nice to see. Plus seeing the city at night is really
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for sailing with us. We appreciate your feedback and hope we can provide you with a 5-star experience next time around.
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We chose the Dinner Dance Cruise for our wedding anniversary celebration and were not disappointed. Nice 3 course menu, great views of the breath taking San Francisco Bay and nice entertainment. Made our family outing really special.
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise
Responded 1 Sep 2019
Thank you for sharing your experience with us and happy anniversary! We are glad you had a good time and look forward to having you onboard again sometime soon!
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A wonderful dinner cruise with attentive staff, great music and incredible views. The length of the cruise allowed for a leisurely dinner and strolls on deck to capture the amazing views.
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise
Responded 20 Aug 2019
Hi Steve! Thank you for the great review - we are so happy you had a wonderful time! Looking forward to having you back on board soon.
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A great meal with music accompaniment, dancing, and nice way to see San Francisco. Our server, Paul, was very personable.
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Response from HornblowerSupport, Manager at San Francisco Dinner Dance Cruise
Responded 3 Aug 2019
Thanks for the kind words! Hope we see you again soon.
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