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Dining on the Delta


The Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta isn't just for boating, but can offer diners a unique eating experience. Here are ways to enjoy a meal on the water.

Spirit of Sacramento
Phone: (916) 552-2933
Price: $13 to $50 for adults, $9 to $25 for kids 4 to 12
Meals: They offer both lunch and dinner. There is a Captains Brunch Cruise on Sundays, a Sunset dinner cruise on Fridays and Saturday nights, and a Dinner and Dance cruise on Saturdays.
Reservations?: Yes
Menu: Brunch can include fruit, salads, quiche, vegetarian, waffle bar and yogurt bar. Lunch includes a salad, main course, side dish and dessert. Dinner can either be two or three hours long and includes items such as short ribs, roasted chicken, salad, bread and dessert.
Private parties: The Spirit of Sacramento is available for private charters for weddings, corporate parties and private events.

Delta River Cruise
Phone: (916) 399-9342 or (209) 942-4372
Price: $25 for ages 13 to 61, $24 for children and seniors
Hours: Breakfast: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Lunch: 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (boarding at 12:15 p.m.)
Reservations?: Yes
The Delta River Cruise offers 90-minute cruises, 150-minute cruises and private charters. The Delta River Cruise also travels from Sacramento and Stockton to San Francisco. They have catered lunches and dinners.

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