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7 Best Restaurants on Carnival Legend®

There are lots of things to get excited about before cruising onboard Carnival Legend®. Of course there are the incredible destinations and excursions, whether it’s fishing in Alaska, touring castles in Europe or hiking up volcanoes in Hawaii.

Don’t forget about all the fun you’ll have on board, from soaring down water slides to dancing the night away at a club. Last, but certainly not least, look forward to the amazing cruise food available on Carnival Legend®. With over 20 dining venues, your every desire will be satisfied day and night as you cruise around the globe.

Here are some of our fan favorite restaurants that promise to be major highlights of any cruise dining experience.

couple having a dinner at the golden fleece steakhouse on carnival legend

Included Restaurants

Dining at all these great restaurants is included with the price of a cruise, so the whole family can enjoy anything on the menu without you ever seeing a bill.

Guy’s Burger Joint

The celebrity chef Guy Fieri designed the menu and the vibe at Guy’s Burger Joint. If you love burgers and fries (and who doesn’t?), you’ll come back to this family-friendly poolside lunch spot again and again.

You’ll soon be fluent in Guy’s Burger Joint lingo – L.T.O.P. means lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle, S.M.C. stands for super melty cheese and donkey sauce is a secret recipe sauce you’ll want to slather over everything.

Keep it simple with a “Plain Jane” burger or try one topped with BBQ sauce and a spicy onion ring (“The Ringer”), just two of the great menu options. All are served with hand-cut, seasoned fries.

BlueIguana Cantina

You don’t have to travel to Mexico to enjoy authentic tacos and burritos. Just stop in for breakfast or lunch at BlueIguana Cantina. The menu keeps it simple – choose from chipotle-rubbed chicken, ancho roast pork or seasoned battered fish inside your tacos, then hit the salsa bar to load them up with your favorite toppings.

If you want a burrito, choose from chicken, beef or shrimp, then customize it with a wide variety of bean rice and veggie options, and toppings like guacamole and sour cream.

Along with house-made sauces ranging from mild to super-spicy, the salsa bar offers watermelon and jicama, crema fresca, tomatillos, black beans and corn, and much more.

blueiguana cantina cook serving tacos onboard carnival legend

Pizza Pirate

Whether you want to take a pizza back to your stateroom or poolside spot (how about pizza and a dive-in movie for a fun family night?) or dine-in at the restaurant, Pizza Pirate is open 24 hours a day.

They always have freshly baked, piping hot pies at the ready with a variety of your favorite toppings, as well as made-to-order Caesar salads. There will be no arguments about toppings at Pizza Pirate, as everyone can order their own choice on an authentic Italian-style thin crust base.

There’s the minimalist Margherita, a classic pepperoni, and vegetarian funghi. If you’re a cheese lover, you must try the quattro formaggi, or go for the sophisticated prosciutto pizza with roasted garlic and rucola.


When you’re in the mood for Chinese food, hit up Chopsticks for lunch. All your favorites are available, including tasty fried rice and noodle dishes, and crispy vegetable rolls. Many dishes pack in lots of fresh veggies, so healthy options are available. If you like things a little spicy, consider the sliced beef honey chili. It’s a firm favorite.

guests eating chinese food in chopsticks onboard carnival legend

Additional Restaurants

If you’re celebrating a special occasion or just feel like treating yourself to an upscale dinner, the following restaurants (available for an added cost) will definitely live up to your expectations.

The Golden Fleece Steakhouse

There are few meals more satisfying than a steak dinner, and there are numerous excellent versions of the classic at The Golden Fleece Steakhouse.

Along with a premium steak cooked to order (choose from filet mignon, New York strip and rib-eye, among others), your meal includes a gourmet appetizer, salad course, classic side and tempting dessert.

Fish, seafood, chicken and lamb entrees are offered as well. Reservations are recommended.

Bonsai Sushi

Are you a sushi aficionado? You don’t need to miss out on great sushi while you’re at sea; just dine at Bonsai Sushi for lunch or dinner. The menu features classic sashimi and rolls along with the chef’s own creations like the Bonsai Triple E Roll with freshwater eel, BBQ eggplant, tamago and panko.

There are also soup, side and dessert options, plus a variety of sakes and Japanese beers.

sushi served on 2 plates from bonsai sushi onboard carnival legend

The Chef’s Table

For the ultimate luxury dining experience on Carnival Legend, reserve a seat at the Chef’s Table. Hosted by the ship’s Executive Master Chef, an exclusive group of just 14 passengers is presented with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a multi-course dinner, featuring choice chef creations that you won’t see on any other menu.

The experience also includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the galley, where you’ll witness the ship’s expert culinary team in action.

Cruising on Carnival Legend?

Whether it’s a lengthy transatlantic cruise or a quick jaunt to the Caribbean, you’ll definitely work up an appetite during your vacation. It’s a good thing too, because there are so many great restaurants on Carnival Legend, you’ll want to try them all.

Note: Onboard activities, shore excursions, and dining options may vary by ship and destination.