Thank you Nova Star Cruises for your hospitality! We really enjoyed our trip on your amazing ship!
– Chris Boudreau

Dining & Drink

Get a taste of the local flavor

Seafood and other specialties of the regional cuisine from Nova Scotia and New England will be featured on the menus of the restaurants on Nova Star. Whether you’re looking to share a fine meal in an intimate setting, enjoy a hearty feast with abundant choices, or grab a quick sandwich to tide you over, there’s something to satisfy any appetite or budget.


Enjoy an upscale, high style dining experience! Currents will offer a diverse selection of choices, ranging from a board of regional cheeses, to small plate adventures, to delectable desserts to end the night. Pair your meal with a selection from our list of fine wines, which includes varietals sourced from Nova Scotia’s regional wineries. (Party of six or more, please make reservation with the guest services desk.) Hours:

8:00 PM-11:00 PM

Fathoms Buffet

NS_24_BuffetSeating_1_WEB.jpgTaste a bounty of choices sure to please every palette. You’ll find regional cuisine, popular favorites and classic home-cooked food. It’s a communal dining experience with family friendly prices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours:

Dinner: 8 PM - 10 PM
Early Breakfast: 6 AM - 7 AM

Breakfast: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
Lunch: 11:00 AM - 2 PM
Dinner: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Piper’s Pub

With everything from hand-crafted, gourmet coffee drinks and bakery pastries in the morning, to convenient, grab ’n go sandwiches for lunch and later on, plus a selection of tap beers from craft breweries in Maine and Nova Scotia, Piper’s Pub has it going on, all day long. Hours:

8:00 PM-2:00 AM 

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Keys Lounge

The panoramic view of the Gulf of Maine provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying Broadway tunes, romantic ballads and well-known favorites in this piano bar. As the night rolls on, you might be surprised how much fun it is to sing along! Hours:

8:00 PM-12:00 PM

9:30 AM - Bingo

Pianist from  11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Big Nellie’s Bar

Located next door to the casino, in the aft section of Deck 7, Big Nellie’s is a comfortable place to sit back, relax and take in the view of the waves. It was named in tribute to a man who was known for big fun and was a larger-than-life character in the local Nova Scotia shipbuilding industry. Big fun describes Big Nellie's too. Hours:

8:30 PM-2:00 AM

9:00 AM-6:00 PM


Tucked away at the stern of the ship on Deck 9, Sea Glass is in the midst of the recliner seating area. It features a décor inspired by sea glass, with large windows to see the sea. (Open when announced)

Plans for 2015 are being finalized

For inquiries about reservations for our 2015 sailing season, please call 866-864-6295.