Dining on Lake Coeur d’Alene Boat Cruises

Let’s be clear.. There is waterfront dining, and then there is dining on the lake cruises boats – about as close to Lake Coeur d’Alene as your dinner experience can take you! With amazing scenery and an unbeatable atmosphere, these northwest lake cruises create an ambiance for every holiday cruise occasion.

This is the enviable experience of a restaurant dinner cruise which slips easily along the water’s glassy surface as you dine from a sumptuous buffet prepared by The Coeur d’Alene Resort’s team of chefs.

Better yet, this fabulous floating experience is available in many ways… perhaps as a Sunday Brunch Cruise, a Sunset Dinner Cruise, a Custom Charter Party Cruise, and even a scenic St. Joe River Cruise. There’s a reason why this has become one of the leading activities for local and visitors alike when it comes to activities in Coeur d’Alene.

Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises is proud to offer a very popular Sunday Brunch Cruise, departing every Sunday all summer long – be sure to check the schedule for details! This is the most unique, scenic and memorable Sunday Brunch option in CdA, and quite possibly the entire Pacific Northwest. You’ll enjoy waterfront dining with an exciting and flavorful buffet, brought to you by the talents of the award-winning Coeur d’Alene Resort culinary team.

Choose from glazed ham, oven roasted turkey, club sausage, wood smoked bacon and sausage patties, Quiche Lorraine, Idahoan au gratin potatoes, scrambled eggs, chef’s pasta salad, fresh fruit, fresh breads, rolls and miniature desserts. Meanwhile, watch the beautiful panoramas of Lake Coeur d’Alene glide past outside the picture windows, as you relax in comfort and style.

For an after-hours appeal, try the Sunset Dinner Cruises, offering a peaceful two-hour afternoon cruise and a gourmet dinner buffet on Lake Coeur d’Alene. You’ll enjoy a splendid dinner that’s guaranteed to please all the senses, with Steamship Round of Beef and Baked King Salmon, three cheese au gratin potatoes, summer green salad, fresh fruit, chef’s pasta salad, fresh rolls and sunset cheesecake. And if you’re lucky, you’ll have the opportunity to watch one of Idaho’s incredible sunsets from the rail or indoor seating area of your boat. Full bar service is available. Reservations are required.

For an incredibly enjoyable day of sightseeing Lake Coeur d’Alene, book a cruise on the St. Joe River. At the southern end of Lake Coeur d’Alene, your cruise boat enters the mighty St. Joe River, the highest navigable river in the world. You will transit Lake Chatcolet, a unique geographical phenomenon where the St. Joe River actually runs through Lake Coeur d’Alene. This area is rich with wildlife.

Spring offers bright green vistas, summer offers warm sunshine, and fall is the season for seeing fall colors glide past the boat – incredible! As if this weren’t enough, you’ll be feasting from a gourmet buffet lunch with roasted chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, fresh rolls and watermelon.

The trip includes an opportunity to watch for eagles, osprey, deer and other native wildlife, as well as to learn about North Idaho’s lumber industry and more. Reservations are required.

No matter which dining cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene you pick, your taste buds – and your sense of wonder – are sure to be rewarded!