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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

2 Passengers
Additional Passengers

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 – Friday: 5 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Saturday: 4 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Shared Appetizer selection: (one selection per couple)

  • Ahi Poke (Papaya, Avocado, Serrano Chiles, Yuzu Dressing, Crispy Wontons)
  • Charcuterie Board (Cured Meats, Artisan Cheeses, Marinated Olives, Candied Pecans, Dried Fruit, Flatbread Crackers and/or Rustic Bread)
  • Heirloom Tomato Croustades (Whipped Burrata, Sweet Basil, Balsamic Drizzle)
  • Cheese Board (Artisan Cheeses, Marinated Olives, Candied Pecans, Dried Fruit, Flatbread Crackers and/or Rustic Bread)

Salad Selections: (Choose one for each guest)

  • Santa Fe Caesar Salad (Roasted Poblano Caesar Dressing, Chile Roasted Corn, Avocado, Pumpkinseeds, Pico de Gallo)
  • Tavern Greens (White Cheddar, Onion, Spiced Pecans, Hard Boiled Egg, Cranberries, Vinaigrette)
  • Sonoma Salad (Grilled Chicken, Cranberries, Blue Cheese, Strawberries, Red Onion, Candied Pecans, White Balsamic Vinaigrette)
  • Chopped Salad (Romaine, Blue Cheese, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Bacon, Blue Cheese Dressing)

Entrees: (Choose one for each guest)

  • Red Snapper “Veracruzana” (Heirloom Tomatoes, Castelvetrano Olives, Jalapeños, Garlic, Capers)
  • Seared Salmon (Basmati Rice, Vegetable Medley, Lemon Butter)
  • Buttermilk Fried Chicken (Mashed Potatoes, Thyme Gravy, Green Beans, Thyme Gravy)
  • Linguine & Clams (Manila Clams, White Wine, Garlic Butter, Leeks, Shallots)
  • Ale Battered Fish & Chips (Malt Vinegar, Tartar Sauce, Coleslaw, French Fries)
  • “Impossible Burger” (100% Plant-based Patty, Cheddar, Avocado, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, 1000 Island Dressing)
  • Buddha Bowl (Grilled Chicken, Brown Rice, Corn, Asparagus, Carrots, Peas, Squash, Avocado, Goat Cheese)
  • Short Rib Strogonoff (Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, Mustard Sauce, Pappardelle Pasta)
  • Steak Frites (14-oz. Prime New York Sirloin, Arugula, Broiled Tomato, Fresh Herb Chimichurri Sauce, French Fries)
  • Grilled Filet Mignon (Herbed Butter, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley)

Desserts: (Choose one for each guest)

  • Dark Chocolate Malted Mousse (Cointreau Cream, Cocoa Nibs)
  • New York Style Cheesecake (White Chocolate, Fresh Strawberries)
  • Carrot-Walnut Cake (Cream Cheese & White Chocolate Frosting)