MSC Cruises Details Two New Dining Concepts for MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises unveiled aspects about two new dining concepts—Hola! Tacos and Cantina and Indochine—debuting on the new MSC Virtuosa. The line took shipping of the ship, the 18th in its fleet and a sister to MSC Grandiosa, past month.  

In a press statement, Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises, stated eating onboard the line’s ships aims to be “a gastronomic experience with genuine food stuff, globally influenced menus and culinary artistry.”

Hola! Tacos and Cantina

Open for lunch and supper, the new Hola! Tacos and Cantina will present a fast-informal, road-foods eating notion with Latin American and Mexican-inspired dishes and drinks.

Menu possibilities will include blue corn tacos, nachos, beef empanadas, tamales, tortilla soup and vegetarian tacos. Beverage alternatives will consist of a “Major 10” list of tequilas and mezcals. The restaurant’s signature salsa bar will offer a alternative of six household-built salsas and a huge variety of spicy sauces as properly as a contemporary guacamole station to spherical out the experience.

One nifty strategy? Visitors can select to make their personal guacamole at their table or, alternatively, have it manufactured for them, regardless of what their choice. For dessert, cruisers can pop into the new Mexican Ice Product Taco Bar.


A second new onboard dining concept is Indochine, which will offer guests Vietnamese classics with a French twist, dipping into two unique heritages and cooking variations. The menu will consist of vegetarian and vegan dishes, as very well as household-type selections to share among friends.

Menu selections will variety from inexperienced papaya salads and beef bo buns to French roasted snails and veggie Vietnamese crêpes plus, the cafe will have healthy and well balanced alternatives. Visitors can opt for from combinations of sweet, bitter, salty, bitter and sizzling flavors.

In addition, the cafe will provide an sufficient wine record and signature tropical cocktails. 

Eating Variety

Butcher’s Cut will serve specialty cuts of meat and seafood

In overall, MSC Virtuosa will have five specialty dining places, five most important eating rooms, a 1,336-seat buffet restaurant and 21 bars and lounges. Among those possibilities are three popular MSC Cruises specialty eating places located on the line’s other ships:

  • The regular American-style steakhouse, Butcher’s Slice, will serve specialty cuts of meat and surf and turf, cooked in an open up kitchen. 
  • The stylish Kaito Teppanyaki cafe will supply a modern East-West cooking type of Japanese delicacies on two teppanyaki grills.
  • Kaito Sushi Bar will deliver an personal dining expertise, permitting guests—seated previously mentioned the promenade—to watch fresh sushi, sashimi and tempura staying well prepared by grasp sushi chefs. 

For far more info on MSC Cruises’ MSC Virtuosa, visit

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