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Address: 802802 Wilson St NW # B, Decatur, AL
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Nice, but not overally impressive

My wife and I took a river trip/dinner cruise on the Pickwick Belle on July 4, 2014. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The meal was pretty good, considering we were not at a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 September 2014
James W
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Decatur, Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We went on a group cruise shortly after the boat came to Decatur. Friendly crew; on-board music was nice. Catered food was awful -- two half sandwiches of different kinds. Nothing at all a diabetic should be eating! The cruise offered river views of the Decatur industrial district and sewage plant, along with an abundance of wooded shore.

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Henderson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014

My wife and I took a river trip/dinner cruise on the Pickwick Belle on July 4, 2014. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The meal was pretty good, considering we were not at a restaurant, but we expected a bit better. We cruised up the Tennessee River from Decatur to Point Mallard and the boat stopped for us to... More 

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Hayden, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

The 1963 Class of Morgan County High School (Hartselle, AL) celebrated its reunion on the Pickwick Belle on the beautiful Tennessee River Friday, August 9, 2013. Lunch was hot and delicious and consisted of chicken with white sauce, green beans, creamed potatoes, roll, and a marvelous peach cobbler for dessert. Hospitality and service were excellent; the crew was friendly and... More 

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Madison, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

We loved our afternoon aboard the Belle! We hated for it to be over. The crew were fantastic, the boat was great, and we were humored and pampered all the way. Anyone who can put up with Red Hatter shenanigans gets my vote. I would use the Belle again in a heartbeat! Thank you!

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Athens, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

My husband and I, as well as our son and his girlfriend (early and mid-20's) enjoyed our evening aboard the Pickwick Belle very much! The staff were very kind and the keyboardist who was the entertainment that evening just made the night for me. The food was good and we had no issues with trying to eat while on board.... More 

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3 Thank Marie M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

The Prime Timers Senior Adult Group from Chattanooga, Tn. enjoyed a lunch cruise this past week (6-27-13) The experience was beyond what we expected. The crew and Capt. Mike were all so helpful and friendly and very courteous. The food was delicious and served promptly by the lovely crew. The musical entertainment was outstanding. We recommend this experience for any... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

We had a great time on the “Dinner with the King – Elvis” cruise. Great food (pork tenderloin, squash casserole, green beans, rolls, and banana pudding) in the indoor dining room, and fun entertainment on the open upper deck! The river is beautiful at sunset and at night. This is fun for couples and groups, and my teenage daughter and... More 

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Alabama
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

Attended for a business trip and enjoyed the meal and entertainment. If I had to pay out of pocket, not sure the price would be worth it. The boat is comfortable and the river is beautiful. It's a unique offering in the area but I'd only recommend if you are in the area for an extended stay. There is a... More 

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Madison, Alabama
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

$49.99, plus 9% tax, plus 18% (required, prepaid) gratuity = $63.49 Dinner was a mediocre cheese burger, sides were itty, bitty little cups of salad & beans, followed by a small slice of mediocre pie, which several of us had to wait a long time for. At the most, meal was about ~$10. value. Billed as "Parrot Head Night", the... More 

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