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Royal Caribbean International has crafted an adventure of the senses with the ultimate combination of dining experiences on board Symphony of the Seas. The world’s largest cruise ship introduces new menus, flavors and venues, adding to an already diverse lineup of 23 restaurants throughout seven distinct neighborhoods. Dining out has a whole new rhythm on board Symphony.


All-New Culinary Compositions

Symphony’s new dining concepts set to tantalize the taste buds of guests of all ages, include:

  • Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade – spanning the length of the reimagined Boardwalk that now touts fresh energy and swagger, Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade is where families can watch the home team play across 31 big-screen TVs during the day and into the late night. The venue features tabletop games, an indoor and outdoor arcade with more than 20 games – from Ms. Pac-Man and Ice Skee-Ball to Star Wars: Battle Pod – and an on-point menu of American classics with a twist like wings, popcorn shrimp, sliders and picture-perfect sundaes, alongside craft beers and cocktails
    Specialty (a la carte); lunch and dinner; Boardwalk, deck 6
  • El Loco Fresh – the spot for families to grab a quick bite between adventures, guests can taste a fiesta of flavors with fresh Mexican “street fare” favorites, including made-from-scratch mole sauce and tangy salsa verde, and tacos and burritos on freshly made tortillas
    Complimentary; breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks; Pool & Sports Zone, deck 15, aft
  • Hooked Seafood – serving up New England-inspired classics in the Solarium, this casual setting with unparalleled ocean views offers guests fresh dishes from the coast like lobster rolls, tasty fish sandwiches, crab claws, as well as a raw bar with just-shucked oysters and other favorites
    Specialty (cover charge); lunch and dinner; Solarium, deck 16
  • Sugar Beach – this signature candy and ice cream shop is the sweet spot on the reimagined Boardwalk neighborhood with more than 200 types of candies, a lineup of ice creams and family friendly DIY, cupcake decorating classes
    Specialty (a la carte); Boardwalk, deck 6


Elevated Eats
In addition to the newly introduced Hooked Seafood and Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade, Symphony touts signature Royal Caribbean specialty restaurants known for their quality, presentation and service. These venues include:

  • 150 Central Park – in Central Park, the restaurant offers new contemporary seasonal menus crafted by Royal Caribbean’s very own talented chefs from around the world. Representing the seasons and anchored in fresh ingredients, the rotating menu items elevate the sophisticated dining experience with a fresh, dynamic flair exclusive to Symphony
    Specialty (cover charge); dinner; Central Park, deck 8 
  • Chops Grille – the classic American Steakhouse serves up dry-aged steak options and the finest cuts of beef available only in top steakhouses around the world
    Specialty (cover charge); lunch and dinner; Central Park, deck 8
  • Izumi Hibachi and Sushi– the Asian cuisine restaurant with heavy Japanese influences features a full sushi bar, teppanyaki, Hot Rock Ishiyaki dishes and more
    Specialty (a la carte); lunch and dinner; deck 4, aft
  • Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver– located in Central Park, this outpost of the widely popular restaurant by famed British chef Jamie Oliver features rustic, Italian dishes that are all made using the best fresh seasonal ingredients
    Specialty (cover charge); lunch and dinner; Central Park, deck 8
  • Vintages – this wine bar offers a tapas menu with a wide selection of appetizers and specialties to accompany a robust selection of fine wines
    Specialty (a la carte); Central Park, deck 8
  • Wonderland – this whimsical two-story dining venue delivers an experience unlike any other. Guests go on a unique culinary adventure for the senses with incredibly imaginative fare
    Specialty (cover charge); dinner; entry on deck 12, aft


Royal Caribbean provides a broad choice of quick and casual dining options, in addition to the new El Loco Fresh, including:


  • Boardwalk Doghouse – the perfect eatery for a range of brats, links and hotdogs and toppings
    Complimentary; Boardwalk, deck 6
  • Café Promenade – a spot in the center of it all on the Royal Promenade that serves sandwiches, pastries, cookies and other snacks, around the clock
    Complimentary; Royal Promenade, deck 5
  • Coastal Kitchen (*exclusively offered to Royal Suite Class guests and Pinnacle members of the Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program) – this venue fuses Mediterranean influences with the unmatched riches of California’s bountiful farmlands
    Royal Suite Class benefit; deck 17
  • Johnny Rockets – a classic 1950s-style diner, serving the great burgers and milkshakes, is another guest-favorite on board Royal Caribbean ships
    Specialty (cover charge); breakfast, lunch and dinner; Boardwalk, deck 6 
  • Park Café – this casual indoor/outdoor gourmet market has been redesigned with an expanded dining area. Menu choices include freshly prepped salads, sandwiches, paninis, hearty soups and desserts
    Complimentary; breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks; Central Park, deck 8
  • Solarium Bistro – located in the Solarium, this bistro offers a healthy and diverse spread
    Complimentary; breakfast, lunch and dinner; Solarium, deck 15
  • Sorrento’s Pizzeria – the New York-style pizzeria serves up a quick slice and pizza pies made to order
    Complimentary; Royal Promenade, deck 5
  • Starbucks – returning to the Royal Promenade, the outpost offers a complete menu of coffees, teas and baked goods
    Specialty (a la carte); Royal Promenade, deck 5
  • Vitality Café – the on-the-go venue’s menu healthy snacks, fruit juices, protein shakes, smoothies and more
    Specialty (a la carte); Vitality Spa & Fitness Center, deck 6
  • Windjammer Marketplace – a staple on Royal Caribbean ships, the global culinary pavilion features various themes from one day to the next
    Complimentary; Pool & Sports Zone, deck 16, aft


Rounding out Symphony’s dining options is the three-level Main Dining Room that serves complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner. Catering to travelers’ varying preferences, guests can choose to make their evening dining arrangements with My Time Dining, offering traditional or flexible seating times. Families can opt for My Family Time Dining, which is offered during early seating. This option includes an expedited 40-minute dining service for kids ages 3-11, after which they are picked up by Adventure Ocean staff and taken back to the Youth Zone for parents to continue enjoying their dining experience.