First Look at 20-plus Dining Experiences Aboard Icon of the Seas

From restaurants to walk-up windows, casual to upscale, live music to chefs who put on a show. Travelers with an appetite for adventure can have their pick of more than 20 new and signature ways to dine and make memories, a combination of elevated experiences, spots for quick bites and venues made for families with kids.

Dining Experiences Aboard Icon of the Seas

Icon will feature choices for every type of adventurer – of any age – that match the lineup of thrills, ways to chill and family adventures on board. Some highlights include:

AquaDome Market

Aquadome Market
AquaDome Market, Royal Caribbean’s first food hall, brings five different stalls and a selection of wines and beer to the table on Icon of the Seas. Flavors range from sweet and savory crepes to macaroni and cheese with a twist of tasty toppings, to fresh pitas and bowls, to Asian-inspired treats, and sandwiches and salads.

Royal Caribbean’s first food hall with five unique food stalls featuring a range of flavors, from sweet and savory crepes to Asian and Mediterranean, alongside a selection of wines and beer.

Basecamp

Basecamp - Dining Experiences Aboard Icon of the Seas
Basecamp will debut in Thrill Island on board the new Icon of the Seas. Vacationers of all ages taking on the fastest, tallest waterslides at the Category 6 waterpark or the daring Crown’s Edge adventure 154 feet above the ocean can refuel at this new spot with a walkup window and bar.

The new spot to refuel between memory-making in Thrill IslandChill Island and The Hideaway serves treats like pretzel bites with cheese sauce and crispy shrimp bao buns.

Empire Supper Club

Empire Supper Club
Near the lush Central Park neighborhood on Icon of the Seas, the new Empire Supper Club is an extravagant eight-course experience with a taste of old New York. On the menu is premium American cuisine – from caviar to wagyu – a drink paired with every dish and tunes from a swanky three-piece band.

A lavish restaurant in Central Park that’s an extravagant night out with a taste of old New York. The eight-course experience of premium American cuisine is accompanied by a swanky three-piece band that plays unexpected renditions of modern favorites.

Izumi in the Park

The all-day window debuts next to the first Izumiin Central Park, serving up fresh sushi, gyoza and Japanese street food to go, like taiyaki ice cream with Insta-worthy toppings.

Pearl Cafe

A new stop in Royal Promenade for refreshing bites like handcrafted sandwiches, specialty coffees and complimentary beverages served day or night.

Pier 7

Pier 7 on Icon of the Seas
Adults and kids alike can enjoy all-day brunch – and laidback vibes – at the new Pier 7 on Icon of the Seas. In Surfside, the neighborhood dedicated to young families, the specialty restaurant will serve up beachside bites like mango shrimp tostadas and surf ‘n’ turf.

The laidback, all-day brunch at this venue in Surfside serves up casual California-inspired dishes, like surf-and-turf tacos, smoked salmon benedict and sharable platters.

Surfside Bites

This new pit stop makes maximizing every minute of adventure easy, thanks to the walkup window and its menu of quick snacks like burgers, popcorn chicken, cinnamon-sugar donut holes and more.

Surfside Eatery

The new buffet dedicated to families at the heart of Surfside, the stay-all-day neighborhood for young families, has choices for everyone to enjoy at breakfast, lunch and dinner, including twists on kids classics for the grownups.

Starting January 2024, Icon will sail 7-night Eastern and Western Caribbean vacations from Miami year-round and visit destinations like Royal Caribbean’s award-winning Perfect Day at CocoCay, The Bahamas, Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Cozumel, Mexico; and Roatan, Honduras.

More details about the first Icon Class ship will be revealed in the coming months. Vacationers can dive into all the Icon of Vacations has in store on www.RoyalCaribbean.com/Icon.

John Shallo
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John Shallo is the founder and editor of Cruise Addicts. Since 1999 it has been a leading destination for cruise travelers and self professed Cruise Addicts looking for the latest news, ship reviews and travel tips.

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