Originally Posted by Surfguyxxx1
Well, for what it's worth, we have never had a bad meal on Royal. Sometime I feel that dining in the main dining room can be a bit repetitive though with their dishes. Lately I've gotten spoiled by spending more time in the Speciality Restaruants. Yes, it costs a little more each day, but well worth it.
It wasn't worth it in our case where the meal we had at Portofino was nothing special and my wife's Spedino Di Mare was just awful.
On the other hand, we've had wonderful meals in the MDR especially the Chilean sea bass... just scrumptious... and then they offer a steak that was substandard. It's become a game of pick and choose to get something worthwhile.
There was a time when anything you ordered on a cruise was mouth watering... and those days still exist... on Silversea, Regent Radison, Crystal..... You can't expect top of the line cuisine at bargain basement prices.
The food offered on Royal is good wholesome fare, some really good and others not so much. So it goes... it is what it is.