Celebrate Specials Occasions at Prime Steakhouse Onboard the Carnival Magic
Last week I was onboard the Carnival Magic on our last sea day heading back to Port Canaveral. My family and I had any amazing time on our first cruise with our family. We visited three different countries and four ports. It was so much fun we’re all ready to do it again. While onboard the ship the crew treated us like VIPs and made sure we had an amazing time. Carnival provided my husband and I with a complimentary dinner at Prime Steakhouse on the ship. It was the perfect time for us to enjoy a much-needed date night.
Prime Steakhouse offers guests the opportunity to have a world-class dining experience for a fraction of the cost. The steakhouse if one of two restaurants on the Carnival Magic that require an additional charge per guest. I can however honestly say that the fee is very affordable. If you’re on the fence about wanting to try the steakhouse on your cruise, here are four reasons to celebrate special occasions at Prime Steakhouse onboard the Carnival Magic.
It’s Worth the Price
Steakhouses are very pricey, most charge one price for the entrée, and separate prices for the sides to go along with your main course. Prime Steakhouse has an additional fee of $35 per adult and $10 per child for Carnival Magic guests. Your meal includes an appetizer, salad, entrée, side, and dessert. I highly suggest making reservations before boarding the ship or at guest services when you board the ship. You can also dial extension 1179 from you stateroom phone.
Book your dinner reservation on the first night on the ship and enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine with your meal. If you’re interested in something different from the complimentary bottle, guests dining at the steakhouse on the first night also enjoy 50% off your selected bottle of choice. Guests that dine at the steakhouse on the first cruise elegant night also enjoy 50% off their selected bottle.
Our meal at the steakhouse was absolutely amazing. It’s probably the best we had onboard the ship our entire cruise. The portion sizes were bigger than I expected as well. Once we sat down at our table our server came over and gave a presentation featuring all the steak options on the menu as well as other menu options. We started the night with drinks.
Our drinks at the steakhouse were the best we had on the ship. Well at least in my opinion. My husband tried the Railcar and a Rum Punch. I had the Caribbean Sunrise which was very good. I only had one drink since I didn’t want to over do it. Our bread service was next.
Fresh breads were presented for my husband and I to pick. We both opted for the fresh-baked brioche roll. Our server left two dips and a soft spread butter for us to enjoy with our bread. Next was our salad course.
I still can’t believe that I didn’t finish my salad. It was bigger than I thought at first glance. My husband, however, ate all his and I swore he was about to lick the plate. Appetizers were up next and I was already getting full.
My shrimp was colossal, I ended up only eating one and saving the rest for my daughter since she loves seafood. My husband and I had tons of questions about the tapioca crisp on his plate but he tried it in the spirit of being adventurous. According to him the crab cake was the best he’s had outside of Maryland. Entrée, and sides came next.
My husband and I both opted for steak as our main entrée, for dinner. We were so busy enjoying our meal I didn’t get photos of the sides, however, they were equally delicious. I ended up only eating a third of my steak, and took the rest back to our room. My husband thought he could eat it all but the steak won the battle when he had about 1/4 left. He also commented that he only needed his fork to cut into his cut of steak because it was so tender. Mines was also juicy and easy to cut. We ended up skipping dessert, but I’ve heard that Prime Steakhouse has a few great options for our sweet tooth.
Everywhere we went on the Carnival Magic there were special touches. Prime Steakhouse didn’t disappoint in that regard as well. Celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion? Let your server know or include it in your reservation.
After we placed our orders and before the bread service, our server brought us this tasty bite compliments of the chef. It was a special sampling of a new dish to try. Any questions you asked the staff they were happy to answer or find the answer for you. If you’re dining with food allergies, simply inform the server and they’ll check with the chef before serving your meal.
Prime Steakhouse is on Deck 5 in the rear of the Carnival Magic, right next to the Spotlight Lounge. The steakhouse is open nightly from 5:30 to 9:30 PM. To learn more about the Carnival Magic and Prime Steakhouse visit their website. If you’re not sailing on the Magic check the Carnival website to see what other ships feature a steakhouse on board the ship.