Atlantic City has many wonderful restaurants. Whatever food you prefer, you can find it in Atlantic City. Some of the best restaurants that are not associated with casinos are shown below.
To see restaurants that are within the casinos, go to the casino restaurants page of this website.
Dock's Oyster House
Dock's Oyster House opened in 1897. It has been remodeled and expanded over the years but has always been a favorite of both locals and visitors. It is known for it's soft-shell crabs, lobster, daily fresh fish selections and seafood platters.
The restaurant has a dark-wood interior and an oyster bar. In 2005, 43,243 oysters were shucked there.
Address: 2405 Atlantic Ave.
Knife and Fork
The Knife and Fork features the finest steaks and seafood prepared on a wood-fired grill. It also boasts a 10,000 bottle wine cellar.
The restaurant has a Flemish architecture with a mahogany bar and intimate-dining area.
Address: Atlantic and Pacific Aves.
Thr Tun Tavern is both a restaurant and brewery.
The chef at the Tun Tavern is Rocky Pallerito, who previously ran Polistina's Italian Restaurant at Harrah's. Besides Italian, Rocky also excels at Asian and American cooking.
The tavern brews it's own handcrafted
beers and ales.
The Tun Tavern is located at 2 Miss America Way, right next to the Sheraton Hotel
and directly across from the Atlantic City Convention Center.
The new Chelsea Hotel is home to Chelsea Prime, which is the focal point of the hotelís social scene. The Chelsea Prime offers a fresh take on a steakhouse in a setting evocative of a 1940s supper club with indoor and outdoor seating, and a cocktail lounge with a curvilinear bar and entertainment in the form of a suitably timeless white grand piano.
Chef Jason Hanin follows a philosophy of showcasing incredible ingredients with elegant simplicity.
The Chelsea Prime also offers sweeping ocean views to enjoy with your meal.
The Chelsea Prime is on the 5th floor of the new Chelsea Hotel located at Pacific and Chelsea Avenues, Atlantic City NJ. Phone: 609-428-4545
The Los Amigos won an award for "Best Mexican Restaurant" and "Best Margarita" from "Atlantic City Magazine."
The Los Amigos has an extensive menu along with a casual atmosphere.
Address: 1926 Atlantic Ave.
White House Sub Shop
One of the best Sub Shops in the country is in Atlantic City.
It is often crowded because everyone wants one of their subs.
Address: 2301 Arctic Ave., Atlantic City.
To find out more about the White House Sub Shop, follow this link:
White House Sub Shop
Angelo's Fairmount Tavern
Angelo's Fairmount Tavern, operated by the Mancuso family, has been serving Atlantic City locals and visitors since 1935.
Angelo's features Italian-American cuisine including steaks, chops and seafood. Among their many delicious menu items are Portabella Mushrooms with Jumbo Lump Crabmeat and Mussels Marinara. Other favorites are Chicken Marsala and Veal Parmesan.
Address: 2300 Fairmount Ave.,
Atlantic City, NJ.
Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House
Vagabond is a new Atlantic City restaurant opened by the owner of the Back Bay Ale house in Gardner's Basin. Vagabond offers a local place to get pub style food with funky beers on tap, in a cool atmosphere with stunning bay views.
Vagabond Kitchen is Located in
the Chelsea Heights section of Atlantic City at 672 N. Trenton Avenue. Phone: 609-350-6721.
Budakan - A Stephen Starr restaurant featuring Asian cuisine
The Continental - A stephen Starr restaurant featuring global Tapas
Souzai Sushi & Sake
Trinity Irish Pub & Carvery
Piaza di Giorgio - Food Court
To see more about the Budakan and Continental restaurants follow this Link: Stephen Starr
In 2012 the annual Atlantic City Restaurant Week, will run from Mar 5th to March 10th. This event offers diners an opportunity to explore some of Atlantic City's newest, as well as best known restaurants - and to sample a variety of the exceptional dishes prepared by Atlantic City's chefs at incredibly reasonable rates.
To find out more about The Atlantic City Restaurant Week, follow this Link: Restaurant Week
The 5th season (2009) of the Fox Networks TV show, Hell's Kitchen, was filmed at the Borgata.