Chicken & Ribs – Lock & Dam Dinner

We’ve combined two of our favorite cruises into one fantastic Pittsburgh dining & sightseeing cruise fun for the entire family! Enjoy our world famous BBQ, passage through a Lock & Dam, music, and the beautiful sights of the three rivers! So, when you are looking for something fun and unique to do during the week with the family, come on down to the river and have a great BBQ dinner as our Captain guides the grand riverboat tour through the lock & dam.

Adults $40 • Children $20

Boards 6:15 pm, Sails 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Trip Details:
  • We combined two of our favorite trips and made one great cruise featuring our WORLD FAMOUS barbecue and a trip through a lock and dam!
  • Your evening will feature a fantastic bbq on board while we sail to the lock & dam.  As we are sailing, the Captain will narrate sights around Pittsburgh and then our DJ will entertain.
  • Once we arrive at the lock, you will experience the process of “locking thru” in real time!  You won’t want to miss this exciting experience!
  • After we exit the lock and head back to the city, our DJ will place some dance music and some very fun and interactive games with all the passengers, or you can take in the beautiful sights of the three rivers on the outer decks.
  • Our Full Service bars feature various brands of liquor, beer, wine and soda and are located on both decks of vessel.  And we have specialty cocktails that capture our Pittsburgh Style!  Must be 21 to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages
  • Celebrating a special day or occasion?   Let our DJ know and we and we’ll try to make it even more special!
  • We want you to have the time of your life from the moment you step on-board! Our Crew will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your Cruise on the Three Rivers!  Or, you can refer to our on-board itinerary that you will receive when you board the vessel!

*On very rare occasions, this cruise MAY NOT pass through a lock due to unexpected lock closures or delays that are beyond our control.

  • Spice Rubbed Pork Ribs with Bourbon Honey Barbecue Sauce
  • Chicken Leg Quarters with Texas Mop Barbecue Sauce
  • Quartered Red Skin Potatoes with Parsley
  • Three Cheese Baked Macaroni & Cheese
  • Buttered Corn Niblets with Red and Green Peppers
  • Slow Roasted Baked Beans with Sweet Sausage
  • Creamy Cole Slaw
  • Sweet Apple Pie with Cinnamon Whipped Cream & Caramel Sauce
  • Bakery Fresh Dinner Rolls & Corn Muffins with Creamery Butter
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee & Hot Tea

Price includes all taxes and service fees.

2019 Schedule:

Every Thursday:  June 6 – October 24

Select Tuesdays:
June 11
July 23
August 20

*Menus, prices, entertainment, dates and times are subject to change.


Thank you for celebrating aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet, where great cruises make great memories!

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 9am – 5pm
9am – 7pm

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Contact Info
Phone (412) 355-7980
Map Marker

350 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219