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Atlantic City Dining

Atlantic City Fact Sheets

Atlantic City Dining


How We Do It:

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 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” Angelo's has offered fine Italian home-style dining in a warm family atmosphere for more than 75 years.


Angeloni’s II - Lunch/Dinner
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.


Atlantic City Bar & Grill - Lunch/Dinner
1219 Pacific Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) (609) 348-8080
Serving up steaks, seafood, spirits and sports, the Atlantic City Bar & Grill is an Atlantic City institution.

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.

Gilchrist - Breakfast/Lunch
804 N. Rhode Island Avenue
, Atlantic City, (609) 345-8278
111 S. Chelsea Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 541-3093
An Atlantic City staple serving breakfast and lunch since 1946, known for their blueberry hotcakes.

Scannicchio's Restaurant - Lunch/Dinner
2647 Fairmount Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 348-6378
An originally owned and operated family business for over 30 years is back and bringing all of the classic dishes from the original menu. Diners can expect the traditional and classic recipes passed down through generations.


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” Award winner
and the most famous sub shop in South Jersey.  Fans of the shop include famous celebrities, athletes, dignitaries and more.


Ambiance and More

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


Bourré - Lunch/Dinner
201 S. New York Avenue
, , Atlantic City, (609) 246-6670
Bringing the New Orleans vibe to Atlantic City, Bourré offers mouth-watering Cajun cuisine, live music and features a huge outdoor space showcasing a large barbeque smoker, outdoor games and a 40ft shipping container bar.


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
Contemporary Italian cuisine in a charming casual atmosphere.


Knife & Fork Inn - Dinner
3600 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 344-1133
An Atlantic City tradition since 1927 serving the finest steak and seafood.

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 offers 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.

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. 


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.

Los Amigos - Lunch/Dinner

1926 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 344-2293
Serving contemporary southwestern and Mexican border fare since 1978 and famous for their margaritas and unique architecture.


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

Setaara Restaurant - Dinner
2322 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 246-7704
Atlantic City's first Afghan-French fusion restaurant, Setaara offers an exotic menu full of rich flavors and the freshest ingredients with booths, tables or private alcove traditional floor seating choices.


Casino Dining

Amada - Dinner
Ocean Casino Resort, 500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 783-8000
Soak in the ocean views while dining in Chef Jose Garces' rustic-chic, tapas style restaurant and bar.  A culinary masterpiece, Amada embraces the rich traditions of Spanish cuisine while showcasing the authentic taste of Andalucia.  Special menu offerings may include a whole roasted suckling pig, lobster paella and a chef's tasting menu.

American Cut
- Dinner
Ocean Casino Resort, 500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 783-8000

Beautiful restaurant with a large bar area and beach views offering steakhouse staples, as well as specialties like surf & turf, 30-day aged Tomahawk chop and 2-pound chili lobster.

- 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 soulful, satisfying and bold dishes.

Capriccio - Sunday Brunch/Dinner
Resorts Atlantic City,
1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-5789
An upscale restaurant with an ocean view offering classic Italian cuisine. Whether you want to enjoy a splendid Sunday brunch or share an unforgettable romantic dinner, Capriccio’s delectable antipasto and fresh pasta complement the exciting array of seafood and veal entrees.


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.


Council Oak Steaks & Seafood - Dinner
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1000
Guests can savor the Northeast's freshest catches sourced by local fishermen with an a la carte menu focused on ocean-to-table fare.

Dolce Mare - Dinner
Ocean Casino Resort,
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 783-8000
A modern Italian restaurant that captures the effortless elegance of seaside dining where guests can enjoy menu items such as handcrafted pastas, seafood risotto and meatballs over creamy polenta.


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


*Gordon Ramsay Steak - Dinner
Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd, Atlantic City, (609) 441-5000
Features a modern steakhouse menu, showcasing prime beef aged for a minimum of 40 days and cuts such as the 40-ounce Royal Long-bone Chop for two as well as American Kobe.

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.

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


Harry’s Oyster Bar - Lunch/Dinner
Bally’s Atlantic City, Park Place & 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.


Il Mulino - Dinner
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1000
Experience rustic Italian favors with food made from quality fish, lamb and cured meats along with fresh homemade cheeses and pastas.

*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


KWI Noodle House - Lunch/Dinner
Caesars Atlantic City,
2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 348-4411
Diners can savor the pleasures of trend-forward Asian cuisine where ingredients familiar and exotic co-mingle to create tasteful sensations.


Jerry Longo's Meatballs & Martinis - Dinner
Bally's Atlantic City, Park Place & Boardwalk, Atlantic City (609) 340-2000
Using only the finest imported and freshest local ingredients, LONGO’S will offer dishes such as “spaghetti & our famous meatball”, bucatini all’Amatriciana and Roman-style pizza al taglio.  A dedicated and staffed bar area features a curated antipasto menu with meats sliced to order on the showpiece Berkel slicer and hand-pulled mozzarella.

Martorano’s - Dinner
Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, 777 Harrah's Blvd, Atlantic City, (609) 441-5070
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 is printed twice daily and 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.


Nero’s Italian Steakhouse - Dinner
Caesars Atlantic City
, 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, (609) 343-2502
Enjoy amazing ocean side dining in a magnificent old world setting. Entrées feature prime grade steaks, delicious pastas and a fresh seafood selection


*Okatshe - Dinner
Tropicana Atlantic City
, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-4053
Chef Jose Garces’ playful, modernized take on a traditional Japanese izakaya, sushi and ramen.


*Olón - Lunch/Dinner
Tropicana Atlantic City, Brighton Avenue & Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 340-4050
Centered around Chef Jose Garces' vision of fresh seafood, Olón 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.

Sugar Factory - Lunch/Dinner
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1000
With its floor-to-ceiling candy wall, this sweet eatery offers salads, monster burger and specialty pizza in addition to homemade doughnuts, pastries and the famous King Kong Sundae.

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


Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse - Dinner
Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Brigantine Blvd & Huron Avenue, Atlantic City, (609)
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.


Zhen Bang Noodle & Sushi - Lunch/Dinner
Ocean Casino Resort
, 500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 783-8000
An open kitchen design allows diners the ability to view the woks firing up and steaming bowls of pho. There is a vast selection of sake by the bottle as well half bottles of wine and bottled beers selections.



Themed Restaurants

Hard Rock Café - Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
1000 Boardwalk,
Atlantic City, (609) 441-0007
Hard Rock’s world-renowned menu includes a selection of mouthwatering burgers, ribs, chicken and pork, as well as award-winning beverages available in souvenir, collectible glassware. While visiting, guests can view handpicked pieces of memorabilia from Hard Rock’s iconic collection.


Hooters - Lunch/Dinner
2821 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1500
Casual fare featuring “nearly world-famous” chicken wings available in a variety of sauces and levels of spiciness.  The menu also includes "Hooterstizers," burgers, sandwiches, salads and deserts.


Johnny Rockets - Lunch/Dinner
Park Place
& 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
Year-round, full-service bar and restaurant featuring retractable walls to provide spectacular views of the ocean.  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
Features 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.