Bellissima Dinner Cruise

Newport Beach, CA

Quick Details

Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Daily
Capacity: 4 passengers
Inclusions: Four-course meal & choice of sparkling cider, San Pelligrino sparkling water, or plain bottled water

Fine dining with Gondola Adventures Newport!

On this Bellissima Cruise, you and your guest cruise around the harbor on board one of the world’s most beautiful gondolas while enjoying a full four-course meal prepared by one of our favorite local restaurants!

Your host for the evening is a charming gondolier, who serves your gourmet dinner, plays music or sings, and takes you on a peaceful cruise. The setting is the stunning backdrop of Newport Harbor. Your gondolier is there to make this dinner special and memorable!

Take your dinner date to the next level with this unique cruise aboard a gorgeous Venetian gondola. Enhance this romantic evening by choosing a few of our upgrade options for a dining experience you and your guest are sure to remember.

Monday – Thursday: 2 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 2 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.

  • Chevron down Menu Options
  • Shared Appetizer selection  (one selection per couple)

    • Cabo Style Shrimp Cocktail (Spicy Tomato Sauce, Onions, Avocado, Tortilla)
    • Ahi Poke (Papaya, Avocado, Serrano Chiles, Yuzu Dressing, Crispy Wontons)
    • Fruit and Cheese Platter (Seasonal Fresh and/or Dried Fruit, Three Cheese Selections, Crackers and/or Crostini, Chocolate Nibbles)
    • Heirloom Tomato Croustades (Whipped Burrata, Sweet Basil, Balsamic Drizzle)

    Salad Selections: (Choose one for each guest)

    • Caesar Salad (Crispy Capers, Parmesan-Garlic Croustades)
    • Tavern Greens (White Cheddar, Onion, Spiced Pecans, Hard Boiled Egg, Cranberries, Vinaigrette)
    • Hearts of Romaine (Tomatoes, Bacon, Onions, Point Reyes Blue Cheese Dressing)
    • Sonoma Salad (Grilled Chicken, Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Strawberries, Red Onion, Candied Pecans, White Balsamic Vinaigrette)

    Entrees: (Choose one for each guest)

    • Red Snapper “Veracruzana” (Heirloom Tomatoes, Castelvetrano Olives, Jalapeños, Garlic, Capers)
    • Crispy Skin Lochlander Salmon (Harvest Vegetable Medley, Sweet Pea Puree)
    • Buttermilk Fried Chicken (Mashed Potatoes, Thyme Gravy, Green Beans, Thyme Gravy)
    • Linguine & Clams (Manila Clams, White Wine, Garlic Butter, Leeks, Shallots)
    • Boneless Short Ribs (Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Creamed Horseradish)
    • Ale Battered Fish & Chips (Malt Vinegar Tartar Sauce, Coleslaw, French Fries)
    • “Impossible Burger” (100% Plant-based Patty, Vegan Provolone, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, 1000 Island Dressing)
    • Buddha Bowl (Grilled Chicken, Brown Rice, Corn, Asparagus, Carrots, Peas, Squash, Avocado, Goat Cheese)
    • Prime 14 oz New York Steak Frites (Salt & Pepper Fries, Arugula, Brandy Peppercorn Sauce)
    • Grilled Filet Mignon (Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus, Balsamic Butter)


    • Dark Chocolate Malted Mousse (Cointreau Cream, Cocoa Nibs)
    • New York Style Cheesecake (White Chocolate, Fresh Strawberries)