An exclusive dining guide to locally beloved restaurants.

We’re sharing our destination expertise with you in a whole new way. Our Cruise Global, Eat Local® guide provides deliciously curated recommendations to authentic local restaurants around the globe.

Meals are a perfect way to get to know a culture in just a few bites. So if you want to experience cultural authenticity in every dish, we know the culinary gems—locally owned, locally sourced and always locally beloved—for an unforgettable experience you could never duplicate.

ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS RECOMMENDATIONS THREE WAYS:

1. Pair your lunch with select half-day Land Discoveries tours.

Pair your lunch with select half-day Land Discoveries tours. After your tour, one of our coaches will drop you off at the restaurant of your choice*.

2. Make independent arrangements.

Pick a restaurant and arrange your own transportation by taxi, on foot, on public transportation or a private car.

3. Let us arrange your dining experience for you.

Visit the Land Discoveries desk or call the concierge so we can arrange private transportation to and from the restaurant (additional fees apply).

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Canary Islands
Canary Islands
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RESTAURANTE CAPRICHOS (LA GOMERA)
Savor the taste of the villages of the Canary Islands at this centrally located restaurant, home to award-winning Chef Fabián Mora.
Paseo del Fred Olsen s/n 38800, San Sebastian de la Gomera
About 1/3 of a mile from port
+34 922 87 24 39
Try the codfish with honey.
BODEGUITA CANARIA (TENERIFE)
Reserve this cozy restaurant in advance for limited seating in its quaint dining room where locals enjoy traditional specialties.
Calle Imeldo Seris, 18, 38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
About 1/2 mile from the Fred Olsen shuttle bus stop.
+34 922 29 32 16
Try the Canarian ham with queso palmera.
Croatia
Croatia
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PET BUNARA (ZADAR)
Experience slow food, a cuisine philosophy of regional and seasonal ingredients, at this refined restaurant in service for 30 years.
Ulica Obitelji Stratico 1
About 1/2 mile from the port in Old Town
+385 23 224 010
Try the squid with chick peas.
Canary Islands
France
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CHEZ PAULETTE (BORDEAUX)
Experience this excellent traditional French restaurant known for its old-world authenticity in a bustling culinary district.
24 Rue Saint-Rémi, 33000
About 12 minutes from port
+33 5 56 79 07 85
Try the cassoulet, a duck casserole.
LE PALAIS DE LA MAJOR (MARSEILLE)
Indulge in the rich deliciousness of French cuisine at this elegant, upscale restaurant with a vibrant patio scene.
Quai de la Tourette, 13002
About 4 minutes from port
+33 4 91 44 13 13
Try the bouillabaisse monkfish.
L’UZINE (NICE)
Take the time to savor each bite at this bistro, known for its sensuous tastes and industrial decor in a sophisticated district.
18 Rue Francois Guisol, 06300
About 12 minutes from port
+33 4 93 56 42 39
Try the octopus with black risotto.
PORTO POLLO (SÈTE)
Explore the rich array of traditional Sètois cuisine and impeccable regional wine pairings at this bright, cozy restaurant.
17 Quai General Durand
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+33 4 67 74 22 90
Try the tielle sétoise, an octopus pie.
LA TXALUPA (ST. JEAN DE LUZ)
Relax at this rejuvenating local favorite, known for its magnificent plates and gorgeous views of the port and hillside.
Place Louis XIV, 64500
About 2 minutes from port
+33 5 59 51 85 51
Try the Landes duck.
Greece
Greece
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TAVERNA A AND B (VOLOS)
Indulge in fine, hearty regional cuisine at this traditional restaurant with a tavern feel located in the main square of Makrinitsa.
Makrinitsa Village, 38000 Volos
About 30 minutes from port plus a 15 minute walk
+24 2809 9355
Try the rooster with chilopittes, a Greek pasta.
Italy
Italy
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RISTORANTE ‘O CANONICO 1898 (SORRENTO)
See why this restaurant serving Mediterranean classics and over one hundred homemade liqueurs has been in Sorrento since 1898.
1898 Piazza Tasso, 7
About 5 minutes from port
+39 081 878 3277
Try the homemade pasta with seafood.
AURORA LIGHT (SORRENTO)
Taste the lighter side of Italian cuisine at this creative restaurant where Italian favorites are re-imagined for the modern palate.
Piazza Tasso 10/11, 80067
About 5 minutes from port
+39 081 877 2631
Try the caponata with seafood salad.
Turkey
Turkey
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ANTEPLI ET LOKANTASI (KUSADASI)
Discover the rich tastes of authentic Turkish cuisine at this hidden gem known for attentive service and satisfying portions.
Akyar Local Site Ege Vista Avm No. 4/4
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+90 256 618 33 44
Try the çoban kavurma, diced lamb.
HAMDI RESTAURANT (ISTANBUL)
Indulge in the juicy meats and savory, seasoned vegetables of one of Istanbul’s best kebab joints with views of the Golden Horn.
Tahmis Cad Kalcin Sok No.17 Eminonu
About 2 miles from port
+90 212 528 03 90
Try the mixed kebab plate.
Ireland
Ireland
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MATT THE THRESHER (DUBLIN)
Delight in the fresh fish of this stylish, yet friendly Irish restaurant that sources from the Dublin and other nearby harbors.
32 Pembroke Street Lower
About 2.5 miles from port
+353 1 - 676 2980
Try the fish and chips.
THE PIG’S EAR (DUBLIN)
Discover spectacular, simple cuisine at this modern bistro where Irish classics take on a contemporary air.
4 Nassau Street
About 2.2 miles from port
+353 1 - 670 3865
Try the slow-cooked Irish lamb belly.
Portugal
Portugal
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CASA DE PASTO (LISBON)
Sample the wonderful variety of traditional Portuguese specialties with an appetizer round known as petiscos before a sumptuous meal.
Rua de S. Paulo, nº 20, 1º Andar, 1200-428
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+351 963 739 979
Try the langoustine rice with tomato and saffron.
CERVEJARIA RAMIRO (LISBON)
Experience the lively bustle of this popular restaurant recognized locally and abroad for its seafood, kept live in aquariums downstairs.
Avenida Almirante Reis , nº11 - H, 1150 - 007
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+351 21 885 1024
Try the prawns à la Aguillo.
DON TONHO RESTAURANT (PORTO)
Delight in classic Portuguese dishes in this cozy restaurant nestled into the Ribeira district of Porto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Cais da Ribeira 13-15 , 4050-509
About 30 minutes from port
+351 222 004 307
Try the fried salt cod.
DOP (PORTO)
Revel in the elegance of this beautiful restaurant, known locally for its sophisticated preparation of rustic cuisine in central Porto.
Palácio das Artes, Largo de São Domingos, 18, 4050-292
About 30 minutes from port
+351 22 201 4313
Try the oven-baked goat ribs.
TABERNA DA ESQUINA (FUNCHAL)
Relax in the spacious dining room or outdoor patio of this local favorite, known as the Corner Tavern, centrally located in Old Town.
Rua de Santa Maria, nº 119 a 125
About 1 mile from port
+351 291 231 720
Try the octopus with tomato.
MARISQUEIRA O BARQUEIRO (FUNCHAL)
Look out for Funchal’s social darlings at this beloved seafood spot where distinguished service and a convivial atmosphere reign.
Centro Comercial CentroMar loja 21
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+351 291 765 226
Try the showcase fish of the day.
Scotland
Scotland
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HOWIE’S WATERLOO (EDINBURGH)
Enjoy fantastic cuisine from the Scottish larder in a fun atmosphere at this restaurant known for its impeccable service.
29 Waterloo Place
About 2-1/4 miles from port
+44 131 556 5766
Try the fresh catch of the day.
Spain
Spain
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AZURMENDI (BILBAO)
Indulge in the flavors of this grand hotspot where local produce, some resurrected from historic seed libraries, is paramount.
Legina Auzoa, s/n, 48195 Larrabetzu, Vizcaya
About 25 minutes from port
+34 944 55 88 66
Try la huerta, a creative signature salad.
EL FARO DE CÁDIZ (CÁDIZ)
Experience the historic spirit of Cádiz at this longestablished restaurant where fresh catches from La Caleta receive top billing.
San Félix, 13 – 15, 11002
About 2 miles from port
+34 956 22 58 58
Try the sea bass a la sal.
ACANTHUM RESTAURANT (HUELVA)
Relish the creativity and passion of this sophisticated kitchen where multiple influences inspire the traditional favorites of Spain.
Calle San Salvador, 17
About 15 minutes from port
+34 959 24 51 35
Try the Iberian ham.
OLEOTECA SES ESCOLES (IBIZA)
Discover the marvelous dishes of this Ibizan favorite where the adjacent farm and mill welcome diners to explore before eating.
Carretera Ibiza-Portinatx km 9,8, Santa Eulalia del Rio
About 20 minutes from port
+34 871 87 02 29
Try the sobrassada, sausage with mozzarella.
OLA DEL MAR RESTAURANT (PALMA DE MALLORCA)
Delight in the hearty dishes of this traditional restaurant in a historic fishing district, now one of Palma’s trendiest quarters.
Carrer Vicari Joaquin Fuster, 1, Portixol 07006
About 10 minutes from port
+34 971 274 275
Try the seafood and rice.
TABERNA DEL ALABARDERO (SEVILLE)
Explore the magnificent cuisine of Seville at this beautifully restored restaurant in the former home of a romantic poet.
Calle Zaragoza, 20, 41001
About 1-1/2 miles from port
+34 954 50 27 21
Try the sautéed eggplant with shrimp.
LA PEPICA RESTAURANT (VALENCIA)
Select from the superlative varieties of paella in this beachfront restaurant known for its connections to Ernest Hemingway.
Paseo Neptuno, 6, 46011
About 15 minutes from port
+34 963 71 03 66
Try the paella Pepica.

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