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Brilliance of the Seas Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Brilliance of the Seas to the Bahamas
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020

This was our 5th cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas and we were very disappointed. The MDR experience was terrible. The quality of the food was not good and serving roasted turkey any night is just plain cheap food and on our 5 night cruise it was offered twice. The menu choices have decreased and the items are mostly just plain cheap food. What everyone has always looked forward to was LOBSTER night and forget that there is not one. They offer a salmon ever night and it is the worst salmon I have ever tasted. Serve at least Norwegian if not Alaskan but the cheap farmed salmon they served is bad and way over cooked. During my 5 nights in the MDR the only thing I would say was really good was the escargot, that they do well. The Windjammer did have some pretty good food. The burgers are done the way they should be and the pizza is not bad. The choices are very good for breakfast and lunch and we cruised thru a few nights after dinner and it is probably a better choice than the MDR for dinner. We attended 4 nights of the main event shows and only one was acceptable. They are still doing a production show that they did 5 years ago, time to move on. We had booked another cruise on the Brilliance for this December and will go thru with it in hopes they get there game together. I feel that the Captain needs to get his Ship together and take care of business. Never did see him about the ship yet when we sail on Celebrity the Ship's Captain was always visible and even at the Dock at each port to welcome everyone back on board.

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