Dandy Fine Dining Restaurant Cruise

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Climate-controlled cruise passes historical sites & Nationals Park as diners feast on upscale multicourse meals or dance on open-air deck

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 3, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 2 per visit. Limit 4 guests per table. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. $5 fuel surcharge may apply. Not valid 12/31, 2/14, 7/4, or 7/7. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Since the dawn of humanity, man has longed to conquer the ocean, which is why the invention of the boat was followed swiftly by the adoption of the high-five. Celebrate man’s triumphs with today’s Groupon to Dandy Fine Dining Restaurant Cruise. Choose between the following options:

  • For $57, you get a Sunday-brunch cruise for two (up to a $114 value, not including beverages, tax, or gratuity). Though champagne is typically available with this package, this deal is only valid for a soft drink.

  • For $95, you get a dinner cruise for two (up to a $196 value, not including beverages, tax, or gratuity).<p>

Glasses clink on Dandy Fine Dining’s multi-level luxury boat, as revelers mingle on a 3,700-square-foot outdoor upper deck. For 2.5 hours, the brunch cruise meanders past landmarks such as the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and Nationals Park, allowing guests to take home local lore without embezzling from a town crier. The climate-controlled ship floats patrons merrily along as they chatter during a breakfast and lunch buffet complemented by live music. The brunch menu fills plates with salmon mousse, belgian waffles with choice of toppings, and omelets that can be made to order or shaped into a rhombus.

On the weekends, sailing types embark on a three-hour cruise and soak in live music as they dig into a four-course meal. The dinner menu complements the boat’s elegance with selections such as prime rib, a vegetarian platter, or shrimp stuffed with crabmeat. Patrons glide across the ship’s gleaming candle-lit marble dance floor or twirl beneath twinkling stars on the open-air deck like a sea captain’s carousel.

Dandy Restaurant Cruises

Year round, Dandy Fine Dining Restaurant Cruise sails down the Potomac in riverboats with live music, dancing, and gourmet continental cuisine. Passengers snap photos of cherry trees fluttering in pastel pink from the expansive upper deck on springtime cruises, or savor prime rib and stuffed shrimp while watch the president balance a star on top of the Washington Monument in the winter. Cruises embark from Alexandria and glide up to Georgetown before making their way back to port.

Customer Reviews

It was a beautiful day, and the river was great. Don't go to the Dandy expecting gourmet food. It's no worse than any national restaurant, but nothing amazing. Go on the Dandy for a fun time on the water.
Marty S. · September 26, 2012
I took my parents and we all had a blast. They had an amazing pianist with a beautiful voice, the food was good and the service was excellent.. We were able to see all the monuments which was very impressive. I highly recommend it.
Nawel · August 22, 2012
Good food and great service. Thank you we had a wonderful time.
Riyaz P. · August 14, 2012

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