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BB Riverboats

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Address: 101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
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Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.

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Good visit!

Overall the food with our Dinner was good, not great, but good, excellent service, and we thoroughly enjoyed the trip down river an back, I would recommend a Dinner cruise here.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Rspene s
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Bloomington, Indiana
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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice cooler boat ride on the riverboat ,looks like they had great meal for those who added it to trip we just won free boat ride and enjoyed what we could see of the skyline,sure in warmer weather would be out more on the decks,but enjoyed it anyway

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BBRiverboats, Owner at BB Riverboats, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! You indicated it was an enjoyable trip, yet only gave us a rating of 3. Could you reply and tell us what we could do to increase your rating? We always strive to improve ourselves, so we would appreciate any information you could give us. More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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353 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for a 2 hour sight seeing tour that came to Owensboro for the weekend on the Belle of Cincinnati. I'm from Owensboro, so I thought it would be neat to come back to the hometown and go on a little tour with from friends. The tickets cost $23 total with tax and fees. The boat allowed boarding... More 

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BBRiverboats, Owner at BB Riverboats, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! You indicated it was a neat trip, yet only gave us a rating of 3. Could you reply and tell us what we could do to increase your rating? We always strive to improve ourselves, so we would appreciate any information you could give us. More 

Newton, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sailed on the Valentine's Day Dinner Cruise. Had a wonderful time. Food was delicious and in a buffet there was MORE than enough. Staff was courteous and professional. Perfect evening.

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Thank tamisanders
BBRiverboats, Owner at BB Riverboats, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and for taking the time to review us! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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249 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Overall the food with our Dinner was good, not great, but good, excellent service, and we thoroughly enjoyed the trip down river an back, I would recommend a Dinner cruise here.

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Thank Rspene s
BBRiverboats, Owner at BB Riverboats, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and for taking the time to review us! More 

Las Vegas
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86 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I booked a trip for my daughter and I, then told my Legion friends and they all decided to join us! We had a party of 10 and what a great time! The crew all went above and beyond to make us comfortable and we laughed ALOT! There is a live band playing up top and music throughout the ship.... More 

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Thank you so much for the kind words and for taking the time to review us! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have taken 2 cruises afternoon, evening. The first one was with my husband he enjoyed the cruise do to the fact that he do not like being in crowds. The dinner was lovely. It was my Earthday which made it romantic in the evening. The 2nd cruise was for my youngest daughter graduation. For a teenager I though she... More 

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Thank Lynn T
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Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to review us. More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

So I booked a daytime lunch cruise with B&B for an important day. (This was lunch for my soon to be husband and I on the day of our evening wedding, which was to be held elsewhere.) We paid extra for a few things... balloons, champagne, the works. I was told the day before (by voicemail) the cruise was cancelled.... More 

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BBRiverboats, Owner at BB Riverboats, responded to this review

Sunnie, We very much apologize for your inconvenience. We do not like to cancel cruises if we can help it , but we also cannot run our boats without a minimum number of people onboard. We understand we are a special occasion destination and we do not want to ruin a celebration for anybody. In what I believe is your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I cannot rave enough over BB Riverboats and our fantastic experience with this venue. Brandon went above an beyond in helping me coordinate our Regional Company Christmas Party with BB Riverboats. We held our venue at BB Riverboats The Landing. The view of Cincinnati along with the beautiful holiday decorations set the perfect tone for our party. The staff and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Went on a December lunch cruise. Friendly staff. Played live and recorded holiday music. The man gave great detailed history on areas and buildings as you went past. Meat was dry but great salad with glazed pecans, fruits, etc. Too cold to enjoy the top, outside view. Would love to try it again. Waitress, Monica was very friendly and also... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had our agency Holiday Party here last week and it was amazing! Staff LOVED it and when I asked our planning committee if they would change anything, nobody could think of a single thing to do differently to make it any better!

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Wonderful news! Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to review us! More 

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