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Overview of the Dining Options on the Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas
The 4,180 guest Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas is a large cruise ship with 18 diverse dining venues. This Quantum class ship features "Dynamic Dining", which is Royal Caribbean's approach to shipboard dining that allows guests to have total control over where they dine. Each of the 18 dining venues has a different environment and cuisine. Ten of the restaurants are complimentary, the other eight have either a fixed fee or a la carte pricing.
The 18 dining venues on the Quantum of the Seas are:
- American Icon Grill
- The Grande
- Coastal Kitchen - complimentary full-service dining for guests staying in Grand Suites and above, along with Pinnacle level Crown & Anchor members. Coastal Kitchen features gourmet California-Mediterranean fare and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Jamie's Italian
- Michael's Genuine Pub
- Solarium Bistro - The Solarium is one of the Quantum of the Seas most popular spots, and its bistro features a fun hot pot experience.
- Chops... Grille - Past Royal Caribbean cruisers will recognize this guest favorite. Chops Grille still features a traditional steakhouse menu, but it's been re-vamped for the Quantum class ship. Dinner reservations are recommended for Chops Grille, the dress is smart casual, and the cover charge includes a choice of items from the menu, as well as gratuities.
- Chef's Table - This specialty restaurant is the most expensive alternative dining venue on the Quantum of the Seas. It features gourmet fare paired with the finest of wines. Located in an intimate space within Chops Grille, this private dining experience is for up to 16 people and includes a five-course, upgraded steakhouse dinner menu and wine tasting. A sommelier pairs every course with a wine chosen to enhance enjoyment of the dish.
- Windjammer Marketplace
- The Cafe @ Two70
- SeaPlex Dog House - Located in the SeaPlex indoor activity space, the Dog House is cruising's first food truck. As its name suggests, this complimentary dining spot features hot dogs, sausages, and a variety of condiments, sides, and salads.
- Cafe Promenade
- Johnny Rockets - Johnny Rockets is popular on other Royal Caribbean ships. and guests love the fresh hamburgers, sides, shakes, and desserts. However, whereas Johnny Rockets on the other ships had a flat surcharge, the restaurant is a la carte pricing on the Quantum class of cruise ships.
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American Icon Grill
American Icon Grill has a seating capacity of 430 guests and is one of the four full-service main restaurants on the Quantum of the Seas. Guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the American Icon Grill. As the name suggests, the restaurant serves all-American comfort food like gumbo, clam chowder, and Southern fried chicken. The decor features photos and artwork celebrating America.Continue to 3 of 13 below.
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Chic Dining Room
Chic has a seating capacity of 434 guests and is one of the four full-service complimentary restaurants on the Quantum of the Seas. Chic is only open for dinner, and features contemporary cuisine, with main course dishes like lamb chops, steak, and sea bass. The chef emphasizes freshness and a lighter, cleaner menu. Appetizers include grilled shrimp, crab cakes, beet and mozzarella salad, and beef carpaccio. Be sure to save room for dessert like chocolate gelato, panacotta, or carrot cake trifle.Continue to 4 of 13 below.
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Silk is one of the four complimentary full-service restaurants available to all guests on the Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas. As the name and decor suggests, the 434-seat restaurant is all Asian, with flavors from China, India, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Silk is only open at dinner, and dishes like Vietnamese tacos, pork ribs, or sake-glazed salmon should make your mouth water.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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The Grande Restaurant
The 432-seat Grande is the most formal of the four full-service, complimentary restaurants open to all guests on the Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas. The atmosphere is elegant and plush, with crystal chandeliers, mirrors, and over-sized chairs. Guests are asked to dress up to match the sophisticated atmosphere. Only open for dinner, The Grande features classic dishes like bouillabaisse, beef tenderloin, and lobster thermidor.Continue to 6 of 13 below.
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Like its name, dining at the 62-seat Wonderland Restaurant on the Quantum of the Seas is an event, not just a meal. This specialty restaurant has a surcharge, but just peeking at the decor and reviewing the menu makes guests realize that a memorable evening is ahead. The atmosphere is straight out of a fairy tale, and some of the featured dishes seem magical or mysterious. Dishes are theme-based rather than categorized by course, but some of the tempting items are halibut cooked in clear paper, Cuban pork shank, duck liver fritter, terroir beef, and slow cooked baby beets.Continue to 7 of 13 below.
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Jamie's Italian Restaurant
Chef Jamie Oliver may be British, but he's passionate about Italian food (like many of us). Many of the dishes are familiar like antipasti and pasta, but Jamie's Italian Restaurant on the Quantum of the Seas is much more, with a laid-back casual atmosphere and main dishes like baked salmon and eggplant parmigiana. Jamie's seats 132 guests, is open for both lunch and dinner, and has a surcharge for each.Continue to 8 of 13 below.
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Michael's Genuine PubJames Beard Award-winning chef Michael Schwartz brings this American gastropub to the Quantum of the Seas. The 130-seat pub features an a la carte menu of snacks and sweets for lunch and dinner, along with craft beers, wines, and cocktails. Some of the dishes like chicken wings, pork sliders, deviled eggs, and thick cut potato chips also make great snacks.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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Do you love sushi, sashimi, or other Japanese food? If so, be sure to try the 40-seat Izumi Japanese Restaurant on the Quantum of the Seas. Guests can nibble on complimentary edamame soy beans and miso soup while ordering a la carte from a menu of sushi rolls, sashimi, and items like tempura, dim sum, soups, salads, and hot bowls of ramen and udon noodles.Continue to 10 of 13 below.
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Windjammer Marketplace on the Quantum of the Seas
The Windjammer Marketplace is the Quantum of the Seas largest dining venue, with 860 seats. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The complimentary buffet has numerous stations serving a nice variety of international and traditional dishes. Having the buffet stations rather than a single serving line cuts down on the wait.
Not all the food at the Windjammer is served buffet-style. The restaurant has many items cooked to order like fresh-pressed paninis, juices, and omelets. There's even a station open 24 hours a day, serving such items as rotisserie chicken, Philly cheese steaks, or all-day breakfast.Continue to 11 of 13 below.
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The Cafe @ Two70
The Cafe @ Two70 is a new casual dining spot on the Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas. It's like a gourmet market, with takeaway sandwiches, salads, soups, and more. All the food is packed picnic style, so guests can carry it wherever the mood strikes them--back to the cabin or just nearby.Continue to 12 of 13 below.
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Those who have sailed on Royal Caribbean before will recognize Sorrento's, the Quantum of the Seas New York-style pizzeria. This 108-seat complimentary restaurant has freshly baked pizza made for lunch and dinner, but also has a variety of paninis, antipasti, and desserts.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Cafe Promenade is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the Royal Caribbean Quantum of the Seas. The casual takeaway restaurant offers a nice selection of pastries, snacks, and sandwiches. It's like a sidewalk cafe, and many guests will be content to get a cup of coffee and watch the world go by.