You do not need to make a reservation however on some at sea nights there is a large crowd that all seems to want to eat at the same time - an early dinner at 5:30 to 6:00 or even 6:30 pm usually means no wait and quick seating. When the time gets to be around 7 to 8 pm you may find yourself with a pager and a 15 to 30 minute wait.
Savor and Taste are directly across from each other and when busy you can barely make your way through all the people waiting outside of both dining rooms. The dining rooms are large but you get a more cozy feeling due to the room set up and 1/2 walls and such. Both places are busy and noisy.
The Manhattan Room is a "free" dining room with a modest dance floor in front of a small band. Depending on where you are seated you may find yourself next to a waiter drop off area for dishes, or in such a dark area that you can barely see what's on the menu. The dining room is very noisy and we found ourselves unable to enjoy the dinner where we were seated the first night. We went back again after we let the manager know of our disappointment and he made sure we were seated up by the dance floor where it was brighter, but still pretty noisy. Clattering dishes are all over the place with drop off "zones" every so many feet.
No reservations are needed, but you may want to go for an early or a late dinner to avoid the crowds.
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answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
There is no need to make reservations for the main dinning rooms. If you do want to make reservations for the main dinning room then you may do so once onboard.
no you do not need to reserve. The best time to go was between 5:50 pm and 6:00pm. Just a few minutes wait.
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For the complimentary dining rooms there are no reservations that I know of. It's show up when you want to dine and seating based on table availability. Just like going to a restaurant at home that doesn't take reservations. If there's a waiting time you'll be provided with a pager. You can make reservations for any of the Specialty restaurants.
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no you do not need reservations for the main dining rooms. The best time to go is between 5:30 and 6:00 pm. There is usally not much of a wait at that time. If you go later there is some wait but not a long one. We never had to wait long at all for dinner. If you have a large group, you might need reservations but you can call the dinning room to find out.
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answered 9 months ago
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