Carnival Destiny cuisine

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Carnival's food has improved greatly over the years and now compares favourably to that of more expensive cruise lines. You'll marvel at how well managed the everything is, especially considering that there are apt to be 3,400 passengers aboard. No one at sea serves better pizza, and available any time of day at that! Both the breakfast and luncheon buffets offer specialty food stations where you can make a custom order. The lunch buffet offers a marvelous salad bar. New Carnival menus include such upscale favourites as chateaubriand, lobster and rack of lamb. Dessert is usually a choice of cheesecakee, apple pie, and chocolate in the form of mousse or pudding. Rather bland at times. Ice cream is always available. Travelers with elegant tastes in cuisine are likely to be disappointed on the Carnival Destiny. The food is fair-to-good, but usually less than great. For example, some of the desserts (even in the dining room) were similar in quality to what you would find in the frozen food section at the supermarket. Those who don't want a sit-down dinner can eat hearty fare at the ship's buffets. At poolside, we enjoyed the grilled Reuben sandwiches and hamburgers. You'll never go hungry, and you're bound to find something tasty. Board Carnival Destiny with that kind of expectation and you'll be happy. Service is another matter. Expect greatness. Whether in the dining room, on the lido deck or back in your room, the waiters and stewards appear very well trained and cheerfully attend to your requests. One example: my wife enjoys a certain brand of tea. After stating her preference the first night, the waiter brought it every night thereafter without further reminder. Each night, dining room waiters stop their service long enough to perform a short song-and-dance show. They seem to enjoy this part of their work, as do the diners. Room stewards make animal shapes from the towels and place them on the bed each night with an assortment of mints and the next day's schedule. One complaint: The carpeting in our stateroom had been scheduled for replacement the week of our trip. The work was completed while we were ashore. Upon our return, a thick layer of dust covered much of the stateroom....

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Carnival Conquest cuisine

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The Conquest offers attractive breakfast and lunch buffets, including an excellent salad bar and made-to-order dishes. For those with a sophisticated palate, the new menus feature chateaubriand, rack of lamb, and lobster, along with chocolate desserts. Delightful specialties can be found on the second tier of the Cezanne Restaurant and include the Sur Mer seafood station and an Asian food station that regularly rotates its dishes. There's a complimentary sushi bar on the Promenade Deck in the evenings, and vegetarian and low-salt items on every menu and at all stations....

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Carnival Breeze cuisine

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Let your taste buds take flight and land where they may — you can't go far without running into food worth stopping to sample. You won't have to go anywhere to eat if you don't want to, either — the food fun features complimentary 24-hour room service, so tasty options come straight to you....

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