More than half a dozen eateries are located on-board, as well as a bunch of bars and snack stations.
Freedom of the Seas has several restaurants on board, with the largest being the main dining room, which is spread over three levels. There are two fixed seating times at the main dining room (6 pm and 8:30 pm), or passengers can sign up for the more flexible “My Time Dining” program, which allows dining any time between 5:30 and 9:30 pm. On sea days the main dining room also offers lunch, and every day you can get a nice and relaxed breakfast with an a la carte menu or buffet. All of the food is complimentary, but fresh orange juice in the morning does cost $2.50.
On deck 11 you’ll find the Portofino, Chops Grille, Jade, and Windjammer restaurants. Portofino is Freedom’s Italian restaurant and the cover charge is $20. It offers pasta, risotto, Italian meat dishes, and salads. If you like Italian food, you should definitely go there, as the $20 cover charge is reasonable for what you get. Portofino has an extensive wine list, with wines from all over the world, starting at $7 a glass.
Chops Grille, a steakhouse, has a cover charge of $30, and offers the likes of filet mignon, New York strip, and T-Bone steak—everything for the meat fan. Regular starters like salads are offered, but also items like Asian inspired spicy tuna are available. Although the price is a little high, the food here is great, and it is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or special occasion.
Windjammer and Jade are both buffets. Jade appears as the more sophisticated option with its smaller buffet, and it offers Asian food and sushi for dinner. Windjammer is larger and serves burgers, hot dogs, pasta, meat with gravy, and a lot of desserts. At the juice stations, diners can get apple, grape, and orange juice, as well as coffee and iced tea. Right at the entrance of the buffet restaurants is a small café, which belongs to Jade and provides Chops Grille and Portofino with drinks. The bar offers specialty coffees and mixed drinks.
For a good burger you can head down to Johnny Rockets, a ’50s style diner that also offers sandwiches and milk shakes. Every table includes its own jukebox, and everyone gets three quarters to put into it. As a special surprise, every time the jukebox plays “Staying Alive”, all the waiters start dancing. All the food at Johnny Rockets costs $4.95, with milk shakes and soft drinks costing extra (a milk shake is about $5).
Sorrento’s Pizzeria is complimentary, and offers a variety of pizzas and antipasti. It opens in the early afternoon and stays open until late at night. Pizza options include: Hawaiian-style, vegetarian, margherita, and pepperoni.
For the sweet tooth, Freedom of the Seas features a cupcake store and a Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shop. There’s also a Seattle-style coffeehouse where you can get cappuccinos, espressos, or lattes, as well as muffins, cookies, donuts, croissants, and small sandwiches.
|Restaurant Name||Cuisine||Restaurant Cover Charge|
|Windjammer Cafe - Breakfast / Brunch||Comfort Food, Healthy Eating, Vegetarian||None|
|Ben & Jerry's||Ice Cream||Yes|
|Galileo Dining Room||International||None|
|Isaac Dining Room||International||None|
|Leonardo Dining Room||International||None|
|This section is organized into 9 pages|
Page 1Main Dining Room
The main dining room is spread out over three decks and offers fixed and flexible seating.Read More...
Page 2Chop's Steakhouse
Chops Grille is a classic steakhouse restaurant.Read More...
Classic and family-style Italian dishes, as well as new creations, are served at Portofino.Read More...
The Windjammer features a huge buffet with international food.Read More...
A smaller buffet in the same area as the Windjammer.Read More...
Page 6Johnny Rockets
A ’50s style “drive-in” restaurant.Read More...
Sorrento’s is an old-style pizzeria with fresh pizza and antipasti, as well as some nice desserts.Read More...
Page 8In-Room Dining
Room service is available all day; breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 11 am.Read More...
Beer, wine, and a variety of mixed drinks are available at most bars and restaurants.Read More...
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