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Atlantic City Dining

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Atlantic City has seen a metamorphosis in its culinary scene, attracting world- renowned chefs, as well as, nationally recognized restaurants choosing to set up shop here. These trendy establishments are helping make Atlantic City a culinary mecca as visitors flock to both the new and the traditional favorites. While it’s always a great time to dine in Atlantic City, the annual Atlantic City Restaurant Week, scheduled in March, is a fun way to sample these eateries with value-priced meals. Following are a few dining options, visit www.doatlanticcity.com for a complete list of area restaurants:

 



Local Favorites

Angelo’s - Lunch/Dinner
2300 Fairmont Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 344-2439
Known as “Little Italy by the Sea” offering fine Italian home-style dining in a warm family atmosphere for more than 75 years.

 

Angeloni’s II - Lunch/Dinner
Corner of Georgia & Arctic Avenues, 2400 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 344-7875

The family owned and operated businesses have been preparing the finest Italian-American entrees in the greater New Jersey area for over 40 years.

 

Baltimore Grill - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
2800 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 345-5766
A local favorite where you can enjoy a beer and fresh-made pizza at 3:00 in the morning.  Open 24 hours and serving up simple yet great-tasting pizza, pasta, subs and much more.

 

Ducktown Tavern - Open 24 hours
2400 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1225
Offering freshly prepared meals, ice-cold drinks and friendly service with happy hour and nightly specials.

 

The Irish Pub - Lunch/Dinner
164 St. James Place
, Atlantic City, (609) 344-9063
An authentic Irish Pub where guests can dine amid a historical collection of art, posters and memorabilia and select from a huge selection of beers on tap. 

 

White House Sub Shop - Lunch/Dinner
2301 Arctic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 345-1564
James Beard “America’s Classic” 2000 Award winner
and the most famous sub shop in South Jersey.  Fans of the shop include famous celebrities, athletes, politics and more.

 

Ambiance and More

Assaggio Restaurant - Dinner
500 W. Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, (609) 965-3303
Features a casually elegant setting offering prime meats and the freshest fish available in addition to traditional Italian cuisine.

 

Buddakan - Lunch/Dinner
The Playground, One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, (609) 674-0100
With a dreamlike ambiance reminiscent of an ancient Chinese village, Stephen Starr’s Buddakan will enchant guests as they dine on Modern Asian cuisine under a twilight sky or in “opium style” dining nooks.

 

Continental - Lunch/Dinner
The Playground, One Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, (609) 674-8300
Stephen Starr’s second restaurant is a clever mix of vintage elegance and vanguard sophistication featuring a sunken fire pit lounge, populuxe bar and an outdoor patio.

 

Dock’s Oyster House - Dinner
2405 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 345-0092
Owned and operated by the Dougherty family since 1897 and serving the finest seafood and steak dishes available.  A 2016 expansion and renovation project doubled the seating capacity with dining on two floors.

 

Johnny’s Café - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
9407 Ventnor Avenue
, Margate, (609) 822-1789
Offers contemporary Italian cuisine in a charming casual atmosphere.

 

Knife & Fork Inn - Dinner
Atlantic & Pacific Avenues, Atlantic City, (609) 344-1133
An Atlantic City tradition since 1927 serving the finest steak and seafood.

 

Ram’s Head Inn - Dinner
9 White Horse Pike, Galloway, (609) 652-1700
Beautiful restaurant set on five country acres with sprawling gardens.

 

Renault Winery - Lunch/Dinner
72 N. Bremen Avenue
, Egg Harbor City, (609) 965-2111
A gourmet restaurant within the oldest working winery in the country. This romantic setting offers a truly unique culinary experience along with exotic drinks and its own prized wines.

 

Ruth’s Chris Steak House - Dinner
2020 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 344-5833
A gourmet restaurant specializing in sizzling steaks, along with seafood, lamb and chicken dishes.  The wine list includes over 300 premium wines.

 

Sage - Dinner
5206 Atlantic Avenue
, Ventnor, (609) 823-2110
This cozy BYOB offers an eclectic menu with flourishes of Mediterranean, Italian, Asian, Spanish and American cuisine.

 

Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay - Dinner
9700 Amherst Avenue
, Margate, (609) 823-1163
Downbeach restaurant where you can enjoy the best of steaks & fresh seafood in a warm atmosphere enhanced by two working fireplaces and nightly jazz. 

 

The Iron Room at A.C. Bottle Company - Dinner
648 N. Albany Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 348-6400
A beautiful, cozy, dimly lit bar and restaurant modeled after a Prohibition-era speakeasy.

 

Vegabond Kitchen & Tap House - Lunch/Dinner
672 N
. Trenton Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 350-6721
Offering great beers and amazing food in a laid-back atmosphere with stunning bay views.

 

 Ethnic Dining

Com Ga Ninh Kieu - Lunch/Dinner
1124 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 422-4211
Serving traditional Vietnamese food with more than 80 items to choose from including a variety of vegetarian dishes.

                                      

Girasole Ristorante - Dinner
3108 Pacific Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 345-5554
Authentic Italian cuisine prepared with the freshest imported ingredients.  Diners can enjoy the warm dolce vita-style dining room, beautiful outdoor patio and Versace themed lounge.

 

Imperial Asian Restaurant - Lunch/Dinner
3124 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 347-8810
Offering gourmet Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese and Szechuan dishes. 

 

Kelsey’s AC - Brunch/Dinner
1545 Pacific Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 344-2200
Atlantic City
’s premiere supper club offering an authentic one-of-a-kind soul food dining experience.

 

Little Saigon - Lunch/Dinner
2801 Arctic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 347-9119
Delightful and award-winning Vietnamese cuisine in a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. 

 

Los Amigos - Lunch/Dinner
1926 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 344-2293
Offering contemporary southwestern and Mexican border fare since 1978 and famous for their margaritas and unique architecture in the heart of Atlantic City.

 

PHO Sydney - Lunch/Dinner
2323 Atlantic Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 348-5946
Serving traditional Vietnamese cuisine while specializing in pho beef noodle soup.

  

Casino Dining

Angeline by Michael Symon - Dinner
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, One Ocean Way, Atlantic City, (609) 317-1000
Accredited to his mother, this is Iron Chef and James Beard award winner Michael Symon's ode to classic Italian food.  From hand made pastas to wood-fired fares, every dish presented is tied to his Sicilian heritage and personal history producing the soulful, satisfying and bold dishes he is known for.

Bobby Flay Steak - Dinner
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, One Ocean Way, Atlantic City, (609) 317-8218
Food Network personality and Chef Bobby Flay’s first steakhouse honors the traditions of classic steakhouse fare.  Served in a dining room lined in floor-to-ceiling red leather, dramatic ceiling of wood panels, cast glass and hewn wood, each steak is prepared with a distinctive rub.

 

Casa Taco & Tequila Bar - Lunch/Dinner
The Quarter at Tropicana, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 343-9938
Featuring more than 100 different tequilas, a private party room, indoor and outdoor seating and a full Mexican menu ranging from tacos to faitas and more.

 

Chart House - Lunch/Dinner
Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Brigantine Blvd & Huron Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 340-5030
A seafood restaurant located right on the water with a menu tailored to complement local cuisine while introducing a taste of the exotic.

 

Chickie’s & Pete’s - Lunch/Dinner
The Quarter at Tropicana, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 344-1080
A two-story full service restaurant and sports bar offering seafood and other delicacies of the sea, taking advantage of the Boardwalk seating  on the first floor and amazing ocean views on the second.

 

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Lunch/Dinner
The Quarter at Tropicana, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 348-6700
Latin-themed full service restaurant that turns into a nightclub after dinner hours on the weekends.

 

Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grille - Lunch/Dinner
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 343-2600
This celebrity chef’s British-themed venue offers grand styling along with classic pub grub and craft beers.

 

Guy Fieri’s Chophouse - Lunch/Dinner
Bally’s Atlantic City, Park Place & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-2350
Guy Fieri’s Chophouse is the real deal - a traditional steakhouse with a twist, overlooking Atlantic City’s famed boardwalk and beach.
A unique take on the classic steakhouse, the restaurant features a menu of popular signature dishes with New Jersey flare.

 

Gallagher’s Steakhouse - Dinner
Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-6555
Features traditional dry–aged steaks and seafood favorites prepared on their famous open flame.

 

Grotto - Lunch/Dinner
Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Brigantine Blvd & Huron Avenue, Atlantic City,(609) 441-8475
Enjoy fresh antipasti, spectacular chicken, veal and fish entrees, as well as delicious homemade pastas. Grotto is the perfect location for friends and family to enjoy a family style meal and have a great time.

 

Harry’s Oyster Bar - Lunch/Dinner
Bally’s Atlantic City, Park Place & The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 431-0092
An affordable seafood restaurant in the courtyard of the historic Dennis Hotel at Bally’s, Harry’s features a multi-tiered raw bar with 13 types of oysters, fresh chowders, along with indoor and outdoor bar areas.

 

Izakaya - Dinner
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, One Ocean Way, Atlantic City, (609) 317-1000
Chef Michael Schulson’s modern Japanese pub featuring sushi, sake and robotayaki served in a sensual, yet contemporary atmosphere

 

Martorano’s - Dinner
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd, Atlantic City, (609) 348-4411
When Al Pacino says your homemade meatballs are the best in the world, you’re onto something special. Restaurateur and Philadelphia native Steve Martorano brings his bold flavor and flair to Atlantic City with his first location in the northeastern United States.

 

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant - Lunch/Dinner
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd, Atlantic City, (609) 441-5579
The menu, printed twice daily, features a "Fresh List" of more than 30 seafood varieties from Alaska Halibut to New Zealand Grouper.

 

Morton’s The Steakhouse - Dinner
Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1045
Generous portions of USDA prime-aged beef, succulent seafood and classic steakhouse sides, complement an award-wining wine list.

 

Olon - Lunch/Dinner
Tropicana Atlantic City, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-4050
Centered around Chef Jose Garces' vision of fresh seafood, Olon has a 128-seat dining area, where every seat has sweeping ocean and boardwalk views along with a menu featuring wood-fired Wagyu skirt steak, jumbo gulf prawns, black bass, two-pound lobster and much more.

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro - Lunch/Dinner
The Quarter at Tropicana, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City,
(609) 348-4600
Chinese fusion cuisine in a bistro setting which also features dedicated menus to diners who follow vegetarian and gluten-free diets.

 

The Palm - Dinner
The Quarter at Tropicana, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 344-7256
Prime steaks, lobsters and traditional Italian dishes served among caricature-adorned walls.


Veracruz - Dinner
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd, Atlantic City, (609) 441-5000
Inspired by Mexican and Spanish street food, Veracruz offers small plates, individual tacos, ceviche’s, grilled meats, large plates and a wide variety of vegan items.

 

Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse - Dinner
Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Brigantine Blvd & Huron Avenue, Atlantic City, (609)
441-8355
Offering succulent beef, lobster and unique appetizers accompanied by an eclectic wine selection, in an intimate atmosphere of handcrafted mahogany woodwork, plush leather furnishings and luxurious amenities.

 

Wolfgang Puck American Grill - Dinner
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, One Ocean Way, Atlantic City, (866) MY-BORGATA
Offering contemporary American cuisine in an upscale setting, this is renowned Chef Wolfgang Puck’s first east coast venture.

 

Themed Restaurants

Hooters - Lunch/Dinner
2821 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1500
Casual fare, featuring “nearly world-famous” chicken wings.

 

Johnny Rockets - Lunch/Dinner
Park Place
and Boardwalk. Atlantic City, (609) 340-0099
Authentic 50’s diner/malt shop provides great food, music and fun.

 

Landshark Bar and Grill - Lunch and Dinner
Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 431-4120
The only year-round full-service bar and restaurant on the sand side of the Boardwalk, the venue features retractable walls to provide spectacular views of the ocean and places guests in the center of the action on the beach and Boardwalk. Inside, guests will find surfing artifacts to honor the great Atlantic City surfing tradition.

 

Margaritaville - Lunch and Dinner
Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 431-4100
Featuring a stage for nightly live entertainment, a tiki bar and Buffett-inspired accent pieces throughout including a giant blender at the restaurant’s entrance.

 

Rainforest Café - Lunch/Dinner
2201 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 345-5757
Fresh seafood, delicious sandwiches and exotic beverages served in a tropical atmosphere.

 

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