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The Spirit of Chicago delivers the most entertaining and unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and spectacular views. Groups up to 600 will enjoy buffet dining, an interactive cruise emcee, dance music and incredible skyline views...more
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600 E Grand Ave, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL 60611-3419
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was my family's first visit to Chicago. We went on the spirit of Chicago to celebrate my mother's 78th birthday. The food was very tasty, the staff were all nice and helpful and overall we had a great time. I would definitely do it...More

Thank GiaMary1
Reviewed 3 days ago

My high school class recently celebrated our 20th reunion on the Spirit of Chicago. We had an amazing time. When we reached out to them to make arrangements, we were provided a link that everyone would use to make their individual payments, it kept us...More

Thank rmorrison18
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Navy pier was a nice setting to disembark from and land at easily accessible we walked from Sheraton Grand. Nice cruise locations around the lake. Great photo ops of the Chicago skyline. Our server. Pedro was a outstanding personality but short on service skills. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was awesome! We had a beautiful weather. Food was delicious! Those waiters are very attentive and super pleasant. Music was great and we had an amazing time!

Thank BeautifulDurham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value & departing time. Staff & security were everywhere but did not give you that uncomfortable feeling.

Thank Tom K
Maeve T, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Really wonderful to hear, Tom! Thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starting with a birthday greeting the staff was very helpful, friendly and professional! Meal was great! Suggestion to restock for those at the end of the line! Lots to do! Games, live music, DJ w/dance floor! Weather was amazing making the fireworks spectacular! Great romantic...More

Thank Pbohnet
Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy to hear this! Thanks for cruising!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For 12 consecutive years they have delivered an excellent experience: friendly, courteous staff; very good food; clean, well-kept vessel.

2  Thank rpaullin
Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, this is wonderful to hear! Thanks for sticking with us all these years!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well organized, great food, music, lots of fun! Of course, great coastline, lovely sunset. All personnel very warm and courteous.

Thank airlarr007
Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The buffet was great with a wide selection of food. The staff was very attentive. Enjoyed sitting outside and enjoying the views

Thank Karen T
Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wonderful to hear, Karen! Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and his wife and my wife and I both celebrated our anniversaries on the dinner cruise. The service was very good and the cruise had rose petals on our table and a greeting card welcoming us with congratulations. Drinks were typically priced similar...More

Thank dwatanab
Maeve T, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Chicago, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback & happy anniversary! For future reference, we offer 3 hour experiences on the weekend! :)

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Streeterville
Streeterville is where visitors head for play at Navy
Pier, a pseudo amusement park and development of
restaurants, shops, rides, and other activities.
You’ll find lots of action and excitement on the
docks. Along the pier, you’ll see the statue of the
captain for whom Streeterville is named. While you
enjoy your fair share of sightseeing at the pier, you
can also visit other popular attractions there such as
...More
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jessicags1983
5 March 2018|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, inside the boat is warm. I would recommend taking a coat, appropriate for the season, so you can go up on deck and take pictures, no matter what time of year, outside of the summer months anyway. No, there are no... More
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