Review of Pride of America deck 5 (Dining-Shops)
Skyline Restaurant (aft Dining Room, capacity 568 seats, complimentary; Your Time/Freestyle dining – Breakfast 7-9 am, Lunch 12-2 pm, Dinner 5:30-9:30 pm; this venue hosts the Skyline Cabaret show)
East Meets West (capacity 64 seats) is the Asian restaurant with Japanese cuisine (complimentary since 2015) open between 5:30-9:30 pm (reservations recommended).
Sushi Bar (located inside East Meets West, 12 seats, a la carte pricing; open for lunch 11:30-2:30 pm and dinner 5:30-9:30 pm)
Teppanyaki Room (32 seats) is the Japanese Hibachi specialty restaurant (reservations’-only, at surcharge US$25 pp, kids charged a full cover). The Teppanyaki restaurant is located inside the East Meets West restaurant, and is open for Lunch (12-1:30 pm) and Dinner (5:30-10 pm). It features live cooking demonstrations and traditionally prepared (a la carte priced) specialties, including sushi, fruit sashimi, Yakitori grill, a sake menu.
Jefferson’s Bistro (84 seats) is the French specialty restaurant (reservations-only, with cover charge US$20 per person, kids charged a full cover). The intimate and romantic Bistro restaurant is dinner-only (open between 5:30-10:30 pm) and offers some of the NCL’s best luxury dining experiences with its upscale amenities, superior white-glove service, sophisticated cuisine with a vintage wines selection and classic French gourmet specialties in the menu. During the day, Jefferson’s Bistro hosts food and wine tasting events.
Pride of America Capitol Atrium (8-decks high US Capitol Building inspired midship area, serving as a social interaction hub and connecting most of the ship’s lounges, bars and entertainment venues)
John Adam’s Bar (55 seats specialty coffee bar, teas, pastry, cookies)
Newbury Street Shops (boutiques for top brand jewellery, watches, sunglasses, clothing, Hawaiian souvenirs, alcohol and tobaccos- these are NOT tax/duty-free shops due to the cruise region/destination), Photo Gallery & Shop (services, cameras, accessories, memory cards, etc)
Reception (Reservations Desk), Pride’s Shore Excursions Desk / Cruise Next office (booking, information)
Hollywood Theatre (level 2 of 2, offering 2 evening shows/at 7 and 9 pm, comedy acts, musical performances, movies).