Venue Details

125 Star Starred
Nina's Dandy
Zero Prince St. Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-6076
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Member Tips

Come early to get free parking on the street.
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You can put on your best dress and shoes for this event.
info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Food excellent, drinks expensive
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Many were dress up, but we were also comfortable with business casual
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Prime rib was good, but not excellent.
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2 hours limit on parking before 6pm
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Louis S.
11 events
10 reviews
99 stars
attended Jun 22 2007

I was extremely appreciative of the Goldstar discount which made this event more affordable for us. (I do not know if I would have booked this event for the regular fee... continued

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11 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 01 2007

The food was quite good for a boat, but hardly worth a list price of $80 pp. Note the fine-print, gratuity and tax (totaling around $18 pp) are collected on board, in... continued

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3 events
2 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 31 2007

I need to note, for the record, I was expecting something rather different from what I got and that's why I was fairly disappointed. Let me first explain what I was... continued

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Website

http://www.dandydinnerboat.com/index.shtml

Description

The dinner cruise lasts three hours.

Dandy Restaurant Cruises is a fine-dining dinner-boat pioneer with more than 30 years of successful operating experience. They are world-renowned for excellent food and service in an elegant atmosphere.

Dandy Restaurant Cruises are moored in beautiful, historic old town Alexandria, Virginia, only 15 minutes from the nation’s capital. They cruise past the national monuments to Georgetown and back to beautiful, historic old town Alexandria.

The Dandy Cruise Ships’ menu features signature dishes that are prepared fresh daily in the ships’ kitchen, using only the finest ingredients. The menu is always free of trans fats. Nothing is fried, and any sautéeing is done in olive oil (see an article about the ships’ kitchen’s commitment to healthy food). All dinner cruises are five-course, table service, candlelight dinners with dancing on the 464-square-foot marble dance floor.

_Please note:

You will pay on site for bar charges, taxes, fuel surcharges and gratuity, which will be based on the full price and are not included in the Goldstar ticket price. Menu subject to change. Substitutions may be made. Current at time of publication._

*Menu:

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Appetizer

Fresh assorted fruits during the warm season. Lentil Soup or Creamy Seafood Chowder of scallops, shrimp and clams during the cool months.*

Fresh Mesclun Mix Salad

Tender mesclun lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers tossed with a tapenade dressing of olives, fresh parsley, garlic, herbs, red wine vinegar and olive oil.

Entrée Selections

  • Prime Rib

Slow roasted, perfectly tender. Served with baked potato, sour cream and butter.

  • Stuffed Shrimp with Crab

Large shrimp stuffed with crabmeat and served on a bed of fluffy rice and topped with fresh hollandaise sauce.

Filet of Cod

Served with white wine sauce and new baby potatoes.

  • Poached Salmon

Served with fresh hollandaise sauce and tarragon, new baby potatoes.

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Cornish Game Hen_

Served with rice and wild morel mushroom sauce.

Basil Parmesan Chicken

Breast of chicken served in a fresh basil cream sauce, encrusted with parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. Served with your choice of rice or egg noodles.

Beef Burgundy

Bite sized pieces of tender beef in a savory burgundy sauce served on a bed of rice or noodles.

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Spanakopita_

Phyllo pastry filled with spinach, sauteed onion, fresh dill and feta cheese, served with wild rice.

Pasta Primavera

Penne Pasta tossed in vegetable garlic stock with fresh vegetables and topped with roasted pine nuts. Parmesan Cheese and Alfredo Sauce available upon request.

Vegetarian Platter

Served with seasonal vegetables and prepared with no animal products.

Fresh rolls and butter served with meals*

Dessert

*All desserts are prepared on board and vary by season.

  • May contain undercooked ingredients, which may increase your risk of foodborne illness

About the Ticket Supplier: Dandy Restaurant Cruises

Dandy Restaurant Cruises is a fine dining dinner-boat pioneer with over 30 years of successful operating experience and is world renown for excellent food and service in an elegant atmosphere.