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Dining Options Onboard The MSC Musica

L'Oleandro (Main Dining Room)
L'Oleandro (Main Dining Room)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
L’Oleandro is the ship's lower main dining room located on deck 5 and accommodating 720 guests. The restaurant opens for breakfast and lunch (both of which are open seating) and fixed seating dinner where guests are allocated set early or late seating (either 7.00pm or 9.30pm approximately and subject to change depending upon whether the cruise is in America or Europe) at set tables each night for the duration of the cruise.

The breakfast menu served from around 7.30am to 9.30am offers a selection of eggs cooked different ways, omelettes with a variety of fillings, bacon, sausages, tomatoes, cold meats, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereals, pastries, bread, cheese, smoked salmon, tea, coffee, hot chocolate and fruit juices along with a special of the day.

Lunch (served from around 12.00 to 2.00pm) is a three course menu of starters (such as vegetable and bean soup, cheese croquettes, Greek salad and cod fish salad), Main Course (for example beef fillet with rocket lettuce and pecorino cheese, chicken with pasta, red mullet with seasonal vegetables, hamburgers, turkey escallop and squid in olive oil and lemon juice), a Special Dish (such as oven baked pasta with cheddar cheese or Chilli con carne) and Desserts (including a selection of fresh fruit or, for example, mini chocolate parfait, cheesecake and ice cream).

Examples of a dinner menu are as follows:

Nicoise Salad
Selection of salami and cured meats

Seared fillet of salmon
Cannelloni stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach and parmesan cheese
Grilled Tuscan style beef

Cheesecake with fresh fruit and coconut sauce
Ice Cream
Fresh Fruit

Vegan choices are also offered (such as vegetarian strudel and Boca burger) whilst 'always available' options include soup, Caesar salad, pasta Bolognese, chicken breast, beef steak, or salmon served with French fries, baked potatoes, or vegetables of the day.

Le Maxim's (Main Dining Room)
Le Maxim's (Main Dining Room)
Le Maxim’s seats 714 guests and is located on deck 6 of the ship. It is Musica’s upper main dining room, open for dinner only with fixed formal seating at either 7.00pm or 9.30pm (subject to change depending on the ship's itinerary).

The left hand side of the menu offers American and vegetarian dishes whilst the right hand menu comprises of Italian dishes. Examples of dishes on offer include warm Mediterranean seafood salad, pea soup, smoked Salmon and shrimps, Greek salad, pumpkin risotto, fillet of beef with mushroom sauce, fish in lemon breadcrumbs, cheese plate and desserts such as cheesecake, ice cream and tiramisu.

Vegan choices are also offered (such as vegetarian strudel and Boca burger) whilst 'always available' options include soup, Caesar salad, pasta Bolognese, chicken breast, beef steak, or salmon served with French fries, baked potatoes, or vegetables of the day.
Il Giardino (Italian, Seafood, Steak House)
Il Giardino (Italian, Seafood, Steak House)
Select Dining Venue (à la carte Cover Charge)
Il Giardino is Musica’s à la carte restaurant situated aft of deck 13 offering panoramic sea views with seating for 250 guests.

Open for dinner only from 7pm to 11pm and with reservations recommended, the Italian inspired menu provides guests with a wide range of pasta, seafood and steak dishes with examples as follows:

Tuna tartare, swordfish carpaccio and steamed king crab $9.50
Warm polenta timbale with creamed stockfish, black truffles and parsley sauce $9.00
Guinea fowl breast stuffed with foie gras $10.00

Onion soup with cheese croute $5.00
Cream of cannellini bean soup with mussels and prawns $7.50

Assortment of fresh salads with condiment of choice $3.50

Pasta and Rice
Tagliolini pasta with lobster sauce $14.00
Vermicelli pasta with carpet-shell clams and cherry tomatoes $9.50
Risotto with shrimp tails and zucchini $12.00

Special Cuts from the Grill
Grilled T-bone steak (32oz for two people) $37.00
Beef Tenderloin (8oz) $16.50
NY style steak (10oz) $14.50
Rib eye steak (12oz) $18.50

Halibut roll with crab meat $12.50
Roast rack of lamb with pistachio crust $14.50
Seared beef tournedos (8oz) $16.50
Eggplant parmigiana $10.00
Sautéed King Prawns $23.50

Banana crème brulee $4.00
White Chocolate Parfait with pistachio sauce $4.50
Trio of Cheesecake $5.50
Caribbean sundae coconut ice cream $4.00
Fresh fruit platter $4.00
Kaito (Sushi Bar)
Kaito (Sushi Bar)
Kaito is the ship's à la carte sushi bar open for lunch from 12.00 to 3.00pm and dinner from 7.00pm to midnight. It is located on deck 7 with seating for 54 guests.

The selection of both hot and cold authentic Japanese dishes prepared by experienced chefs are served within the minimalist restaurant decorated in Japanese style. With numerous selections to choose from, a small example of dishes and charges are as follows:

Soups, Noodles and Rice
Miso Soup with Tofu $4.50
Udon Noodle Soup with shrimps and vegetable tempura $5.50
Stir-fried Soba noodles with chicken and vegetables $3.60
Fried rice with chicken, eggs and vegetables $4.90
Steamed rice $1.50

Cabbage salad with carrots and corn kernels $2.10

Otsumami (small delicacies)
Cold Seaweed salad $5.20
Tamago Japanese omelette rolls with Nori seaweed and vegetables $2.50
Deep-fried tofu with spinach and sesame seeds $2.80
Raw fillet of tuna wrapped in a sheet of thin cucumber $3.00

Nigiri (rice topped with slice of fish) and Sashimi (slice of raw fish with no rice)
Fresh Salmon $3.50 for 2 pieces of Nigiri or $5.70 for 5 pieces of sashimi
Squid $2.60 for 2 pieces of Nigiri or $4.80 for 5 pieces of sashimi
Tuna $2.60 for 2 pieces or Nigiri or $4.80 for 5 pieces of sashimi

Temaki (hand rolls)
Crab surimi with cucumber $3.30
Smoked salmon with avocado $4.70
Salmon roe with asparagus tips $7.00

Maki (classic rolls)
Tuna $2.90
Fresh salmon $4.90
Cucumber $2.00
Pumpkin tempura $2.50

Hosomaki (speciality rolls)
Vegetable and cream cheese roll fried in Tempura batter $5.20
Shrimps, mayo, avocado, cucumber, tamago and sesame seeds $6.20
Roasted eel, cream cheese, cucumber and avocado $8.30

Tempura Specialities
Assorted deep fried vegetable fritters served with Tentsuyu sauce $4.80
5 pieces of deep fried shrimps served with Tentsuyu sauce $8.00
Salmon, yellowtail, surimi and masago fried in Tempura batter $6.70

Teriyaki (served with steamed rice and sautéed vegetables)
Fillet of salmon $10.90
Chicken bites $5.20
Beef strip loin $7.50

Home-made green tea ice cream $2.80
Lychee salad with home-made vanilla ice cream $4.00
Banana Tempura with home-made vanilla ice cream $3.00
Laguna Bar (Ice Cream Bar)
Laguna Bar (Ice Cream Bar)
The outdoor Laguna Bar on deck 13 serves the La Spiaggia pool area and sells a range of beverages along with soft scoop ice cream. The gelato comes in a wide variety of around 16 different flavours from vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pineapple and coffee to pistachio, kiwi and lemon.

Prices range from:
€1.50 for a small cup of ice cream
€2.50 for a large cup or cone of ice cream
€3.90 for a smoothie such as mango smoothie
€5.30 for a banana split dessert

(Complimentary soft scoop vanilla or chocolate ice cream in a cone is available from the buffet restaurant on deck 13).

Gli Archi (Self Service)
Gli Archi (Self Service)
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Gli Archi on deck 13 is the ship's buffet cafeteria and is open from 7.00am in the morning until 10.00am for buffet breakfast. Food on offer at breakfast includes a selection of pastries, muffins, breads, scrambled and hard boiled eggs, sausages, baked beans, bacon, cold meats and cheeses, fresh fruit, cereal and yogurts. Drinks available include fruit juice (available at breakfast time only) along with a 24 hour tea, coffee and water station.

The lunch time buffet begins at 11.30am, and remains open until 4.30pm. Stations include a salad bar, pasta dishes, grill serving hotdogs and burgers, fries and a variety of hot dishes including fish and meat dishes. Fresh fruit and desserts including ice cream are also available. At 4.15pm a self service afternoon tea is available comprising of sandwiches, cakes and pastries.

From 7.00pm, similar items are available to those on offer at lunch time.

Late night snacks are also served in a variety of locations throughout the ship at around 12.15am including Gli Archi (details are listed each day in the ship's daily activity sheet).
Children’s Menu
Children’s Menu
An example of food on offer on the children’s menu includes soup or pizza, pasta (such as spaghetti Bolognese or carbonara), fish in tomato sauce, hot dogs, burgers or omelettes served with fries or vegetables and desserts including ice cream, jelly or dessert of the day.
MSC Happy Dinners
MSC Happy Dinners
Newly introduced to MSC Cruises is MSC Happy Dinners where children select a meal from the kids’ menu which is served whilst the adults are enjoying their first course. Once the children have finished their meal specialised Kid's Club staff collect them to have fun with friends whilst parents enjoy the rest of their meal.

There is no charge for this service and parents simply need to register their children in advance.
MSC Fun Time Dinners
MSC Fun Time Dinners
An alternative to MSC Happy Dinners, youngsters can opt for Fun Time Dinners where they dine in a separate specially decorated area of the buffet restaurant, watched over by the entertainment team before departing to the Mini or Junior Clubs where parents can collect them from once they have finished their own meal.

Three of these events are themed into Welcome Party, Italian Party and Farewell party.

Accommodating children from the age of three to eleven, Fun Time Dinners are complimentary and parents simply need to register their children in advance.
Room Service
Room Service
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
A complimentary continental breakfast of pastries, fruit and toast with tea and coffee is served between 7.30 am and 10am (just complete doorknob menu and place outside door before 2am).

For the rest of the duration of the day, a range of snacks are available via room service for a small fee with examples as follows:

Soup of the day €2.25
MSC Club Sandwich €3.10
Cooked Ham and Cheese Sandwich €3.00
Mozzarella with Tomatoes €3.10
Salad Nicoise €3.00
Mixed Cheese Plate €2.60
Fruit Plate €2.60
Dessert of the day (such as Chocolate Dessert) €3.10

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