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Mardi Gras Cruise Review

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Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Mardi Gras

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 16, 2021

Ship: Mardi Gras

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 12358

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 month ago

Review summary

Enjoyed the new Mardi Gras, loved the layouts and restaurants. Serenity was fantastic. Bathroom was really small in our balcony room. Arrive early for Center stage entertainment, filled up fast.


4 out of 5
We arrived about 10 minutes early and had to wait in line until our time slot was allowed. We had the 12pm - 12:30. There were people in later time slots and they had really long lines. Don't come early. Arrive at your assigned time.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Didn't eat in the buffet. MDR was good some night better than others. The Fherenheit 555 steak house was amazing!

Fortune Teller Bar

5 out of 5

Have to try it. The bar tenders are awesome and the drinks are unique and very tasty!


3 out of 5

We only went for lunch, I had a noodle bowl and it had five small shrimp. Lots of noodles. The only think that saved it was the Lychee Martini, I got 2.

JavaBlue Cafe

5 out of 5

Get a milkshake they were amazing!

Emeril’s Bistro 1396

4 out of 5

We did the $5 breakfast menu. Tried the Pain Perdue and Banana Fosters crapes. The chappachino was good from Emerils too.

Big Chicken by Shaq

5 out of 5

The chicken tenders, fries and chicken sandwiches were excellent. Was not a fan of the breakfast biscuit sandwich.

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Steak was amazing. I had the filet and my husband the bone in cowboy steak. The variety of salts was an interesting idea. But go with the chefs recommendation.

Pizzeria del Capitano

5 out of 5

Pizza was really good. Great for a late night snack.

Cucina del Capitano

4 out of 5

We only went for lunch. The pizza was great and my husband enjoyed his make your own pasta bowl.

Guy's Pig & Anchor Smokehouse / Brewhouse

3 out of 5

We ate there on embarkation day at the outdoor buffet. It was good but not good enough to go back. To many other places to try.

Guy's Burger Joint

3 out of 5

Burgers were good as usual but the fries were not the fresh cut that we had on other ships so that was disappointing.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Lots and Lots and Lots of trivia if that's your thing.


4 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Had an extended balcony that was nice. Two lounge chairs, two chairs and a table and still lots of room. The room was smaller then past rooms but was fine. Bathrooms are small. Shower was good but drying off was easier outside the bathroom in the room.

Ship tip

Go to mister station first, get it over with and then start enjoying your vacation!

Ports of call

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
We did the free beach in Mahogany Bay, plenty of chairs, beach was nice and sandy not Rocky went entering the wated.

Port Canaveral, Florida

4 out of 5


5 out of 5
Easiest ever!

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