MSC Cruises’ new US flagship, MSC Seascape, will give guests enhanced food and beverage experiences, offering 11 eateries and 20 different bar options as the ship launches in December 2022.
The 169,400 gross ton ship’s culinary options will include five specialty restaurants and 20 unique bars with global cuisine and specialty cocktails, hosting options from seafood and Asian cuisine to Mexican street food.
MSC Seascape’s Dining and Drink Options
Beginning in December 2022, MSC Cruises’ new US flagship, MSC Seascape will begin offering guests its vast array of dining and drink options, including 11 eateries and 20 different bar options onboard with dedicated dining venues for Aurea and Yacht Club guests.
The culinary options onboard will include five specialty restaurants and unique drink spaces, delivering a truly global experience to its guests through a variety of mouthwatering eateries, specialty bars, and upscale lounges.
Giovanni Guido, Corporate Food and Beverage Director, USA and Caribbean said, “We take pride in the delicious cuisine that we offer on board our cruises, and MSC Seascape will be a prime example of our focus on satisfying our guests’ tastes.”
“There will be something to please every palate on this new ship from the authentic tacos served at HOLA! Tacos & Cantina to the freshest seafood and outstanding wine list at Ocean Cay Restaurant. After a day of activities at sea or exploring the amazing destinations that we visit, guests will find a wealth of options to fuel up during their cruise,” Guido added.
Alongside its exciting new entertainment lineup, MSC Seascape will feature a 1,169-seat buffet and a Sky Bar with live music that overlooks the glass-floored Bridge of Sighs to the strategically appointed Cocktail Bar in the Chef’s Court.
Those craving a treat can visit Venchi 1878 onboard for some gelato, a signature of MSC Cruises that hosts a delectable chocolate and coffee bar, truly impressing its guests.
MSC Seascape’s bars and lounges will offer an array of choices from caviar and champagne at the Champagne Bar, the ship’s wine cellar at the Wine Cave, a centrally-located Cocktail Bar, and a Sports Bar with a fully stocked bar and classic game-time foods.
Its Five Specialty Dining Options
The five specialty dining options onboard will showcase flavors from around the world with the diverse selection of Butcher’s Cut with Al Fresco Dining Area, HOLA! Tacos & Cantina, Kaito Sushi Bar, Kaito Teppanyaki, and Ocean Cay Restaurant.
Butcher’s Cut, the cruise line’s signature American-style steakhouse, will feature an Al Fresco Dining Area with an iconic waterfront boardwalk view meant for guests to observe while indulging in a meal made of the highest quality steaks and wines.
The upscale steakhouse will serve select Linz Heritage Angus beef, the gold standard in high-end Angus beef, that is aged for prime quality and custom cut by master butchers.
HOLA! Tacos & Cantina will offer Mexican-inspired dishes with a twist of signature choices, such as a large selection of tacos, authentic tamales, and an interactive guacamole station.
Its variety of frozen margaritas, traditional fresh juices, horchata, and a vast selection of homemade salsas and hot sauces will leave guests excited to try the eatery’s nostalgic treat, chocolate-dipped ice cream tacos.
Kaito Sushi Bar will provide an interactive dining experience with a conveyor belt that constantly moves fresh sushi in front of guests, allowing each person to select their favorite dishes as the array of dining choices pass by.
A 64-seat Japanese restaurant onboard, Kaito Teppanyaki will host eight Teppanyaki grills for guests to watch their meal come to life before their eyes, a community-style restaurant bundled as a fun activity for the whole family.
Guests will enjoy delicious seafood and a great wine list in MSC Seascape’s intimate restaurant named after the cruise line’s private Caribbean island, Ocean Cay Restaurant, which offers a delectable menu with items from oysters to crab cakes.
MSC Cruises’ New US Flagship
On November 19, 2022, the new Seaside-class MSC Seascape will depart on its 17-day Grand Voyage, an inaugural transatlantic cruise from Rome to New York City.
After its maiden voyage, the ship will be named at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal in New York City this December 7, making it MSC Cruises’ new US flagship, fully designed for the US cruise market.
The fourth MSC Cruise ship under the spectacular Seaside class of cruise ships and second in the Seaside EVO subclass will host the largest MSC Yacht Club and will be sailing year-round from the cruise capital of the world, PortMiami.
Guests can choose between two different itineraries from PortMiami, the first being a seven-night voyage that will cruise the eastern Caribbean, stopping in Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve and Nassau in The Bahamas, San Juan in Puerto Rico, and Puerto Plata.
Featuring the first-ever robotic arm ride at sea named ROBOTRON, the ship’s additional seven-night itinerary option will sail the Western Caribbean and Bahamas, visiting Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, Cozumel, George Town in the Cayman Islands, and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.