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MSC Lirica Review

3.0 / 5.0
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224 reviews

Bad Food, Bad Service, Not Relaxing

Review for MSC Lirica to the Western Mediterranean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Jul 2010

The most important thing on a cruise ship should be food, drinks, service and cleanliness.

Ok Ill give them the cleanliness. The room was cleaned after breakfast, mid-day and sometimes in the evening. The room and ship were very clean.

Now for an Italian cruise line you would expect for the pizza and the pasta to be decent. But no! It probably was one of the worst things they offered. The food is worst than cafeteria food. We were served pate one night and it smelled and tasted like dog food. The meat was always overcooked, tasteless and chewy. The breakfast was the same EVERY day. The scrambled eggs was soggy. The croissant was uncooked, I felt like I was eating an elastic. The lunch menu was recycled from one day to the next. The deserts were tasteless. We had the choice of chocolate, vanilla and a fruit flavored ice cream. The juices were basically water with some color added. The coffee was horrible, green looking. Basically while I was barely eating anything cos it was so bad, my friend cruising on royal Caribbean navigator of the sees was having lobster and escargots and shrimp brochette and amazing sundaes and Ben and Jerry ice cream on her cruise. Also we were charged for water during dinner and lunch. The drinks were around 7 euros! Are we in a club here or what?!

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