Carnival Cruise Steakhouse Prices Rise

It will cost 17 percent more to dine on the cruise line's steaks

Carnivores heading on a Carnival cruise, be forewarned: Carnival's steakhouse prices are going up.

It'll cost more for steak dinners at one of Carnival's 13 steakhouses aboard their ships, reports USA Today. A $30 steak will now cost $35, a 17 percent increase. However, said a Carnival statement to the media, it's a consistent rise with other cruise restaurant charges. "The increase was necessitated as a result of higher food costs... This is the first fee increase for the steakhouses in several years."

Cruise Critic points out that the steakhouses aboard Carnival cruises hae already undergone cuts: in January, the 24-ounce porterhouse was taken off the menu and replaced with a 18-ounce prime chop rib chop — a cheaper cut of meat.

Plus, Carnival will also begin charging for specialty coffees in its dining rooms, which had previously been free. Plan on spending about $3 for those lattes aboard the ships.