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Old July 15th, 2011, 11:50 PM
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Default Did Carnival change their pizza crust?

Looking at some previous reviews of the Dream, I came across this picture.



Is it just me, or does that pizza crust look different than what I remember eating on the Triumph and Imagination? Did Carnival change their pizza crust? The picture looks like those par-baked pre-form crusts that you can buy at the grocery store. I hope not as this is something that I really enjoy onboard.
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I have been on the Triumph 3 times and the last time out in March the pizza was horrible!! I always looked forward to the pizza but not that time
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Old July 16th, 2011, 12:36 AM
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I have been on the Triumph 3 times and the last time out in March the pizza was horrible!! I always looked forward to the pizza but not that time
The pizza on my January cruise on the Triumph was great; same as I remembered from my Imagination cruise a few years ago. Maybe something DID change since my last cruise .
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our Destiny cruise did not have crust like that! That was last November

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Loved the pizza a few weeks ago on the Fascination. Better than what I remembered on Fantasy in 08.
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Like many things the pizza has gone down hill...Just not the same....
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The crust tastes like cardboard.

If you know what good pizza should be (and we do, originally being from NY) Carnival pizza is not it.

Garlic bread and caesar salad though are excellent.
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Yes. They used to get it from Godfather's but now that the x-CEO is running for US president they switched to Papa John's.
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The pizza is underbaked but the calzones are good.
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DH has sworn for the past couple of years that the pizza is not as good as it used to be....guess he's not alone! Hasn't stopped him from eating it every day though! haha
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DH has sworn for the past couple of years that the pizza is not as good as it used to be....guess he's not alone! Hasn't stopped him from eating it every day though! haha
I do believe it was better some years ago. Better sauce , better cheese and a tastier crust.

Other than that the pizza they make today is wonderful.
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I agree that the calzones are better than the pizza.
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The calzones, salad and breadsticks are better than the pizza. If you know good pizza, it will be a disappointment.
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Food is subjective. As a college kid I would eat just about any kind of pizza. In fact our favorite was the min. mart pizza.

However, to answer the question. When I was on the dream in Jan. that is what the pizza looked like, same with the Liberty this past June. I believe it was had a crust with a little bit more fluff on the Freedom in 2009.

Still liked it in Jan. though.
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I don't eat it enough to notice any difference. However, we just got off the Liberty two weeks ago, and thought it was great!
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every ship you go on it could taste different! I imagine they try and save money just like we do and rebid on different companies when contracts run out! With that said i eat anything....still tasted good last time i had it!
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I agree that the calzones are better than the pizza.
The goat cheese pizza is pretty good too.

My advice is to wait the seven minutes for fresh and hot.

I tired a piece of something out of the case and it was pretty yucky and not worth eating.
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The goat cheese pizza is pretty good too.

My advice is to wait the seven minutes for fresh and hot.

I tired a piece of something out of the case and it was pretty yucky and not worth eating.
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The pizza is underbaked but the calzones are good.
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How much more baked do you want it?

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The pizza is underbaked but the calzones are good.
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????

How much more baked do you want it?

Is this a pic of one you two shared?
If not...

I have had pizza on the same ship at different times of day and one can be overbaked, then one underbaked and then one is just right.....

All in all though the quality in general of the pizza on Carnevil has slipped...
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