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Address: Pier 81, W 41st St and 12th Ave, New York City, NY
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+1 212-630-8100
09:00 - 19:00
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World Yacht brought the luxury dinner cruise business to New York City in...

World Yacht brought the luxury dinner cruise business to New York City in 1984 and became the vanguard of experiential dining, hosting the sociocultural luminaries of the 20th and 21st century. Our vessels set the standard, both in terms of excellence and experience, for the ensuing three decades and created many enduring memories in the process.

Today, both the market and our customer is evolving. At the same time, the neighborhood around us - the crossroads of Times Square, the High Line and Hudson Yards - is undergoing a massive transformation. As a result, the time has come for us to innovate once again, to reinvent experiential dining and, in so doing, make a new identity for World Yacht's home at Pier 81, as a social, culinary, and entertainment destination for New York City.

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Sunset dinner cruise

For anyone who wants to go on a spectacular dinner cruise, with a 3 course dinner and optional wine you have to go with World Yacht. They have been doing these cruises for a year... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

For anyone who wants to go on a spectacular dinner cruise, with a 3 course dinner and optional wine you have to go with World Yacht. They have been doing these cruises for a year or so but they put on a great experience. Very friendly staff! Delicious food! They have 2 levels; one for dining and the other for... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I remember the World Yacht cruises before they were owned by North River Fish Bar. They were more opulent, couples had their weddings on them, they came around with desert carts. This was nice just not what I remembered. That said, they now have "lounges" on the lower level. Couches with full window views, bars with stools and a DJ.... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

World Yacht or North River Fish bar as they're now known cruise from Pier 81 W 41st Street. The best time for the dinner cruise is just as its going dark. Its a 2 hour experience and the views of the city from the river are breathtaking. (Make sure you have your camera). The cruise goes down to the statue... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

NYE dinner cruise on the Atlantis yacht - beautiful boat, friendly staff Fireworks next to the Statue of Liberty at midnight with the DJ playing New York, New York an experience to remember

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The North River Fishbar evening dinner cruise from World Yacht at pier 81 was fantastic! The food was excellent in terms of quality and quantity and our waiter for the evening, Michael, was very attentive and pleasant. The surroundings and atmosphere were great and provided the opportunity to either mix socially with other customers or if you prefer to just... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

After leaving a glowing review for NYE 2015, I am sad to say I won't be using World Yacht again. After bragging to friends about how great it was and making reservations in August for a dinner cruise with them in late October, we received a phone call two weeks before the reserved date saying we were being bumped for... More 

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Bronx, New York
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Got there just in time. I was grateful that they did not take off at the exact time so that was a plus. As we got in we waited to be seated. I felt our waitress did not pay as much attention to our needs as she did other tables around us. I heard her keep asking the other tables... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

First of all it was free. You may for dinner and drinks. The boat is huge plus very clean. The service was great as well. We ordered drinks and a cheese platter which was great. Mainly the views and cruise was fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A definite must do. You get to see Manhattan by night and the Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island. The food and service was excellent. Our server Michael made his special non-alcoholic fruit punch which the kids loved. The price includes an appetizer, entree and dessert. The skirt steak and branzino (sea bass) were both tasty. A good selection of... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I booked this tour off a recommendation from a friend and made the booking before we went via email. The woman I had correspondence with was very efficient and patient with my questions. One thing I would say is to double check the boarding time for your cruise as when I booked it was different to the website and when... More 

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