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The Taste Bar




Carnival's complimentary appetizer program.



Fried Malanga   Nonna's Meatballs   Grilled Ham & Provolone Cheese Melt


Now Available Fleetwide!



The Taste Bar, which was first introduced onboard the Carnival Miracle in April 2012, is now offered fleetwide. The Taste Bar features complimentary bite-size offerings inspired by the newest and most popular “Fun Ship 2.0” dining venues, along with a signature cocktail tied to that eatery’s particular theme. The signature cocktails are available for purchase for $5.


The Taste Bar samples will be offered on a rotating basis from approximately 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on sea days and select port days. The location of the Taste Bar will vary by ship.


Taste Bar Offerings May Include:


  • Roasted pork tacos with green chili salsa and aged cotija cheese, and chicken, avocado, and lime tortilla soup, inspired by the BlueIguana Cantina that debuted on Carnival Liberty, with a refreshing Blue’s Blue Margarita as the accompanying drink.

  • Nonna’s meatballs and hand-whipped ricotta bruchetta, patterned after the family-style offerings at the Cucina del Capitano Italian restaurant introduced on Carnival Magic, with the eatery’s house Chianti served from an oversized barrel on wheels.

  • Fried malanga (sweet potatoes) filled with ginger-scented pork and lime aioli, and pepper pot soup with cilantro sour cream, similar to what is served at Carnival Magic’s RedFrog Pub, with a Rum Jumper as the suggested beverage.

  • Grilled ham and provolone cheese melt on buttermilk brioche and cream of tomato soup, from the new Comfort Kitchen option debuting on Carnival Breeze, served with Lynchburg Lemonade.

  • Short rib croquettes with chipotle aioli and guava and tomato relish, served with pumpkin bisque with sour cream, available with a Manhattan cocktail representing Carnival’s classic American steakhouse.






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