Would you like to have a dinner cruise in Paris on a riverboat? A romantic dinner cruise on the Seine river is certainly an unforgettable experience. You have several options: the Bateaux-Mouches, the Bateaux Parisiens, the various barges like Capitaine Fracasse or the Yachts de Paris, the luxury riverboat. Read our tips and recommendations to help you choose the best dinner cruise in Paris.

Covid-19 update: Dinner cruises like Bateaux Parisiens or Capitaine Fracasse, Bateaux Mou!ches are open. Health Pass and reservation are required.


The Bateaux Parisiens Company offers a gourmet dinner as you cruise along the Seine. The huge bay windows on board these boats offer panoramic views, giving you a unique view of the Parisian monuments. It’s ideal for a romantic evening on the Seine. It is certainly the best dinner cruise in Paris, appreciated by tourists but also by Parisians.

This company has menu choices at affordable prices (starting at 6:00 pm), as well as luxury dinners (with champagne). The 6:00 pm cruise lasts 90 minutes and the 8:30 pm cruise lasts 2 hours 15 minutes.

  • The 6:00 pm dinner cruise: €69 – €89 (not available now)
    • departure at 6:00 pm
  • The Étoile dinner: €95
    • departure at 8:30 pm
  • The Tasting menu: €139
    • departure at 8:30 pm:
  • The Privilege dinner: €169
    • champagne and a window table
    • departure at 8:30 pm
  • The Premier dinner: €205
    • champagne and a table at the front of the boat
    • departure at 8:30 pm


Join the Bateaux-Mouches company (fly boat company) and go for a cruise on the Seine for 2 hours and 15 minutes. You’ll admire the City of Light while enjoying a refined dinner. The gourmet menu is delicious and there’s live music during the evening.

The Bateaux Mouches have large picture windows so you can admire the most beautiful Paris monuments.

this years, prices start at €99 for a Bateaux Mouches Dinner Cruise:

  • The Prestige Dinner Cruise: €99
    • departure at 8:30 pm
    • duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • The Excellence Dinner Cruise: €139
    • departure at 8:30 pm
    • duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • The Paris Dinner Cruise with a: €75 (not available now)
    • departure at 6:00pm
    • duration: 1 hour 15 minutes


This very large barge is an emblematic boat on the Seine. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy dinner on board a boat in Paris at a more affordable price than the Bateaux-Mouches or Bateaux Parisiens.

The departure point is Swan Island near the Eiffel Tower. Dishes are prepared by the Chef Martial with great passion. This dinner cruise lasts between 1 hour 45 minutes and 2 hours 15 minutes and is one of the best value-for-money dinner cruises in Paris. The 1st service is at 6:30pm, the 2nd service is at 9pm

There are different menus:

  • The Fracasse menu:
    • A gourmet menu
    • Drinks not included
    • 1st service (6pm): €59
    • 2nd service (9pm) : €75
  • The Admiral menu:
    • A gourmet menu
    • Includes 1/2 bottle of wine
    • Water and coffee
    • 1st service (6pm): €69
    • 2nd service (9pm) : €89
  • The Champagne menu:
    • A gourmet menu
    • Includes 1/2 bottle of Champagne
    • Water and coffee
    • 1st service (6pm): €79
    • 2nd service (9pm) : €99


The romantic dinners offered by the Paris Marina also have a very good reputation. The Marina offers an evening of entertainment with a DJ and a gourmet dinner.

Dinner cruises starting at 6:45 pm (from €65) are very accessible.

Dinner cruises departing at 9:15 pm are more varied and the duration is 2 hours.

  • Tasting menu without drinks: €75
    • Order drinks as an extra
  • Tasting menu with drinks: €100
    • Includes 1/2 bottle of wine
  • Tasting menu with VIP drinks: €108
    • Includes 1/2 bottle of wine
    • Table close to the window
  • The romantic dinner cruise: €145
    • Champagne
    • Table close to the window


Paris en Scène is more affordable than Capitaine Fracasse and you’ll have the opportunity to have dinner on a river boat starting from €42. You’ll get a starter/main course/dessert with a choice between 2 dishes (duck leg or salmon fillet). The cruise lasts 1 hour 15 minutes.

  • A dinner cruise without drinks: €42
  • A dinner cruise with wine: €47
  • A dinner cruise with champagne: €54

We hope those tips give you enough information to choose the best dinner cruise for you on the Seine River. All those companies offer an amazing experience on the most beautiful avenue of Paris , the Seine river.

How about a more upscale dinner such as onboard the Yachts de Paris? Find out about our selection of luxury dinner cruises in Paris.