Carnival Magic Cruise Ship - Dining and Cuisine

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    Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room

    Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room
    ••• Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room. Linda Garrison

    The 130,000-ton, 3,690-passenger Carnival Magic cruise ship has many dining options available for its guests. The cruise ship has two main dining rooms, a large buffet on the Lido deck with a wide variety of international and classic dishes, two specialty restaurants, and several places to grab a quick snack throughout the day and evening.

    These photos provide a look at the Carnival Magic dining venues and a few items on the menu.

    More on the Carnival Magic

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    Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room Table for Four

    Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room Table
    ••• Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room Table. Linda Garrison

    Most tables in the Northern Lights or Southern Lights restaurants are set for 2, 4, 6, or 8 persons. Northern Lights and Southern Lights are the two traditional dining rooms on the Carnival Magic. Both dining rooms span two decks--three and four.

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    Carnival Magic - RedFrog Pub

    Carnival Magic - RedFrog Pub
    ••• Carnival Magic - RedFrog Pub. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The RedFrog Pub on the Carnival Magic cruise ship serves pub food with a Caribbean theme like Jamaica chicken wings, conch salad, and grouper fingers.

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    Carnival Magic - Lido Marketplace

    Carnival Magic - Lido Marketplace
    ••• Carnival Magic - Lido Marketplace. Linda Garrison

    The Lido Marketplace features cuisines from around the world.

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    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Chandelier

    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Chandelier
    ••• Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Chandelier. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The chandeliers in the Lido Marketplace near Cucina del Capitano are the loveliest on the ship.

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    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Restaurant Entrance

    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Restaurant Entrance
    ••• Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Restaurant Entrance. Linda Garrison

     Cucina del Capitano is a casual Italian restaurant on the Carnival Magic.

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    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Table Setting

    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Table Setting
    ••• Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano Table Setting. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Every Italian restaurant is required to have red and white checked tablecloths, isn't it? The Cucina del Capitano on the Carnival Magic is no different.

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    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano

    Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano
    ••• Carnival Magic - Cucina del Capitano. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Cucina del Capitano has family style meals that are fun and casual.

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    Chianti in the Carnival Magic Cucina del Capitano Restaurant

    Chianti in the Carnival Magic Cucina del Capitano Restaurant
    ••• Chianti in the Carnival Magic Cucina del Capitano Restaurant. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The waiters in Cucina del Capitano bring this chianti "barrel" to your table and fill carafes from it, adding a lot to the Italian atmosphere.

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    Carnival Magic Sushi Bar

    Carnival Magic Sushi Bar
    ••• Carnival Magic Sushi Bar. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Sushi Bar on the Carnival Magic is on deck 5 and is open from about 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm each evening. The sushi is complimentary; the saki comes with a fee.

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    Carnival Magic Prime Steakhouse

    Carnival Magic Prime Steakhouse
    ••• Carnival Magic Prime Steakhouse. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Prime Steakhouse on the Carnival Magic cruise ship has a striking contemporary decor and delicious food. 

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    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse

    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse
    ••• Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Prime Steakhouse is one of the Carnival Magic's alternative restaurants. It has a per person surcharge, but is well worth the cost.

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    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Cowskin Bar Stools

    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Cowskin Bar Stools
    ••• Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Cowskin Bar Stools. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    These cowskin stools fit perfectly with the Prime Steakhouse decor on the Carnival Magic.

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    Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room

    Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room
    ••• Carnival Magic - Northern Lights Dining Room. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Northern Lights Dining Room on the Carnival Magic features this dramatic staircase linking the two decks of the restaurant. 

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    Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room

    Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room
    ••• Carnival Magic - Southern Lights Dining Room. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Southern Lights Dining Room on the Carnival Magic looks much like its sister restaurant on deck 3, Northern Lights. 

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    Carnival Magic Lido Marketplace Buffet Restaurant

    Carnival Magic Lido Buffet Restaurant
    ••• Carnival Magic Lido Buffet Restaurant. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Lido Marketplace is the buffet restaurant on the Carnival Magic cruise ship. It features a diverse mix of international cuisine. 

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    Carnival Magic - Lido Buffet Line

    Carnival Magic - Lido Buffet Line
    ••• Carnival Magic - Lido Buffet Line. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Carnival Magic has traditional buffet lines rather than stations like many other new ships have.

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    Carnival Magic - Lido Marketplace Restaurant

    Carnival Magic - Lido Restaurant
    ••• Carnival Magic - Lido Restaurant. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

     The Lido Marketplace has a bright, contemporary decor.

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    Carnival Magic - Plaza Cafe

    Carnival Magic - Plaza Cafe
    ••• Carnival Magic - Plaza Cafe. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    The Plaza Cafe on Ocean Plaza deck 5 serves light breakfast and lunch and has snacks available throughout the day.

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    Carnival Magic - Ice Cream

    Carnival Magic - Ice Cream
    ••• Carnival Magic - Ice Cream. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    I love ice cream, and the Carnival Magic always has at least one (or more) desserts that include ice crea.

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    Carnival Magic - Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad

    Carnival Magic - Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad
    ••• Carnival Magic - Tomato and Blue Cheese Salad. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Many people think that cruise ships only have rich, fattening food. This tomato and blue cheese salad on the Carnival Magic is just right and has a great flavor. 

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    Carnival Magic Cheesecake Dessert

    Carnival Magic Cheesecake Dessert
    ••• Carnival Magic Cheesecake Dessert. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    This cheesecake is as rich and delicious as it looks.

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    Carnival Magic - Tuna Tartare Appetizer

    Carnival Magic - Tuna Tartare Appetizer
    ••• Carnival Magic - Tuna Tartare Appetizer. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    This tuna tartare appetizer served at the Prime Steakhouse is a favorite dish of many guests on the ship, along with the chocolate melting cake from the main dining room.

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    Carnival Magic - Chocolate Sampler Dessert

    Carnival Magic - Chocolate Sampler Dessert
    ••• Carnival Magic - Chocolate Sampler Dessert. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Love chocolate? This dessert will quench your thirst. 

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    Carnival Magic - Sweet and Sour Shrimp

    Carnival Magic - Sweet and Sour Shrimp
    ••• Carnival Magic - Sweet and Sour Shrimp. Carnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    Asian dishes like sweet and sour shrimp are always a good menu selection on cruise ships. 

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    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Filet

    Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Filet
    ••• Carnival Magic - Prime Steakhouse Filet. Carnival Magic (c) Linda GarrisonCarnival Magic (c) Linda Garrison

    This nine-ounce filet is the smallest steak available at the Prime Steakhouse on the Carnival Magic.