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San Francisco: Luxury Brunch or Dinner Cruise on the Bay

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San Francisco: Luxury Brunch or Dinner Cruise on the Bay

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From US$ 128.21 per person

Wine and dine on a premium brunch or dinner cruise around San Francisco Bay. Enjoy complimentary drinks and on-board entertainment as you take in the memorable San Francisco skyline.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
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  • Savor a gourmet brunch or dinner made using fresh seasonal ingredients
  • Sip on free-flowing mimosas and sparkling wine during the brunch cruise
  • Reward yourself or celebrate a special event with a luxury meal and cruise
  • Enjoy on-board musical entertainment and complimentary hot and cold drinks
  • Cruise by the iconic San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge
Full description

Choose between a buffet brunch or plated dinner during this luxury cruise on San Francisco Bay. Enjoy on-board entertainment as you cruise by the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and other sights. Dazzling waves and soft breezes set the mood for this champagne brunch or luxury dinner cruise.

Champagne Brunch Cruise

The brunch option offers a good-morning getaway featuring free-flowing mimosas and sparkling wine. Sit back and munch on a buffet stocked with classic breakfast dishes, lunch entrees, and desserts.

Live music and views of San Francisco Bay’s renowned sights make this option the perfect way to unwind after a hectic week or celebrate a special event.

Luxury Dinner Cruise

Think of this as date night with a delicious, dynamic twist: When the sun sets and city lights twinkle from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate, your dinner cruise kicks into high gear.

Get served a 3-course sit-down meal, including appetizers, salad, a choice of entrée, and dessert, with live music playing in the background.

Sample Brunch Menu:

Early Risers

• Breakfast pastries - assorted muffins and Danishes

• Scrambled eggs - American cheddar cheese

• Breakfast meats - applewood smoked bacon, pork sausage links

• Breakfast potatoes - caramelized onions, red and green bell peppers

• French toast - whipped cream, maple syrup

Late Risers

• Kale quinoa salad - quinoa, roasted red pepper, spinach, lemon oregano vinaigrette

• Green goddess pasta salad - sweet peas, white beans, scallions

• Caesar salad - romaine lettuce, aged Reggiano parmesan cheese, herb croutons, traditional Caesar dressing

• Oven-roasted flounder - spicy tomato and white bean ragu

• Kid's station - chicken tenders and French fries

• Hand-carved strip loin - signature spice rub, horseradish crème, au jus (broth)

• Hand-carved oven-roasted turkey - cranberry sauce

• Pasta al forno - alfredo sauce, panko parmesan crust

• Scottish smoked salmon display - cream cheese, shaved red onions, Roma tomatoes, capers


• Signature dessert station - cakes, brownies, seasonal fruit

Sample Dinner Menu:

Starter (choice of one)

• Watermelon and baby arugula salad - feta cheese, cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette

• Signature seafood chowder - clams, flounder, potatoes, cream

Main Course (choice of one)

• Root vegetable fricassee - butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini, grape tomatoes, gremolata, cauliflower coconut cream sauce

• Broiled salmon filet with roasted tomato vinaigrette - lemon orzo, farm-fresh seasonal vegetables

• Oven-roasted chicken breast with rosemary and thyme - roasted new red potato salad with scallions, haricot verts, creamy mushroom sauce

• Braised beef short ribs with Fresno pepper demi-glace - garlic mashed potatoes, baby carrots, broccoli


• Signature chocolate cake - creme Anglaise, raspberry coulis, candied pecans

• Mixed fruit with strawberries - Madagascar vanilla and orange cream

• New York style cheesecake - lemon mascarpone cream, blueberry compote

  • Cruise ticket
  • Brunch or dinner (depending on option selected)
  • Complimentary coffee, hot tea, iced tea, and water
  • Musical entertainment
  • Free-flowing mimosas and sparkling wine (brunch cruise only)
  • Landing and city maritime fees
  • Wine, beer, and cocktails (available for purchase)
  • Tips for additional purchases (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meet at Pier 3 on the Embarcadero at Washington Street. Your cruise will board at the South Gate on the right-hand side of the pier when facing the water, near the white overhang. It is approximately a 10-minute walk from the Embarcadero BART Station. Paid public parking is available at Pier 3 for a discounted rate to City Cruises guests based on availability (limited parking is available on weekdays). There are also additional public lots nearby.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Infants are free, however, make sure you select the free infant ticket option to ensure admittance on the cruise
  • The dress code for the brunch cruise is casual; the dress code for the dinner cruise is semi-formal to formal attire
  • The menu is subject to change
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 13 reviews

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Wow! We were pleasantly surprised! Mostly by the size and elegance of the boat.

May 15, 2022

Good was delicious. Service was great. 2 Hours go by quick.

May 7, 2022

April 23, 2022

Product ID: 409815