Bellissima Dinner Cruise

Newport Beach, CA

Quick Details

Duration: 2 hours
Availability: Daily
Capacity: 6 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)

    • Shrimp Cocktail (Four Large Prawns, Avocado, Cocktail Sauce)
    • Pepper-Crusted Seared Ahi (Avocado, Sesame Dressing, Hawaiian Salsa)
    • Cheese Board for Two (Selection of 3 Cheeses, Crackers, Nuts, Grapes, Olives, Honey)
    • Seasonal Vegetable Platter for Two (Hummus, Ginger Lemon Dip, Assorted Vegetables)
    • Deviled Eggs (Trio of Flavors: Traditional, Chipotle, Wasabi)

    Salad Selections: (Choose one for each guest)

    • Caesar Salad (Seasoned Croutons, Shaved Parmesan)
    • Organic Baby Greens (Asian Pear, Walnuts, Ginger Vinaigrette)
    • Spinach Salad (Hearts of Palm, Avocado, Bell Pepper, Tomato, Balsamic Vinaigrette)

    Entrees: (Choose one for each guest)

    • Chicken Marsala (Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Vegetables, Crimini Mushrooms)
    • Pan-Seared Atlantic Salmon (Baby Bok Choy, White Rice, Peach Glaze)
    • Braised Short Rib (Mashed Potatoes, Onion Rings)
    • 8oz New York Strip Steak (Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Peppercorn)
    • Pasta Primavera (Seasonal Vegetables, Garlic, Basil, Olive Oil) (Vegan)
    • 8oz Five Peppercorn Filet Mignon (Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach,Onion Straws, Demi Glace)
    • 16oz New York Strip Steak (Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus, Peppercorn)
    • 7oz Macadamia Crusted Sea Bass (Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Asparagus, Lemon Butter)
    • Almond-Crusted Mahi-Mahi (Risotto, Sauteed Spinach, Lemon Butter)


    • Uptown Vanilla Bean Cheesecake (Creamy and Smooth with a Vanilla BeanGlaze)
    • Flourless Chocolate Cake (Blend of Four Chocolates and Finished with Ganache – Gluten Free)
    • Pumpkin Cranberry Stack (seasonal) (Spiced Pumpkin Cake, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and Tart Cranberries with Walnut Cream on a Gingerbread Shortbread Crust)
    • Seasonal Berries with Powdered Sugar