Atlantic City Travel Guide

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What to Eat in Atlantic City

Atlantic City is primarily a resort town and because of its powerhouse casinos and hotels, many visitors typically eat there. Travelers will find plenty of buffets in addition to restaurants established by celebrity chefs like Gordon Ramsay, Wolfgang Puck and Geoffrey Zakarian in the various resorts in town. The Atlantic City Boardwalk also has some tasty casual eats like fresh funnel cakes, creamy fudge, salty french fries and an AC staple, saltwater taffy.

There are some dining spots located outside the casinos and boardwalk, though. And thanks to AC's coastal location, there's plenty of seafood on the menu at those joints. Diners cite Dock's Oyster House as an eatery where you can get fresh seafood from the raw bar, classic chowders and entrees like stuffed flounder. Recent visitors also suggested a visit to Chef Vola's for authentic and exceptionally tasty Italian fare at reasonable prices.

Find the Best Restaurants in Atlantic City

  • #1
    Capriccio
    #1 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1027 reviewsTripAdvisor (1027)
    $$ | Italian
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #2
    Dock's Oyster House
    #2 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1599 reviewsTripAdvisor (1599)
    $$ | American, Seafood
    2405 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6630
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  • #3
    White House Sub Shop
    #3 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1669 reviewsTripAdvisor (1669)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    2301 Arctic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4001
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  • #4
    Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
    #4 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 409 reviewsTripAdvisor (409)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    Huron And Brigantine Blvd Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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  • #5
    Buddakan
    #5 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 743 reviewsTripAdvisor (743)
    $$ | Chinese, Asian
    1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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  • #6
    EastWind
    #6 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 359 reviewsTripAdvisor (359)
    $ - $$ | Singaporean, Chinese, Asian
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #7
    Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe
    #7 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 663 reviewsTripAdvisor (663)
    $ - $$ | American
    201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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  • #8
    Knife & Fork Inn
    #8 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 748 reviewsTripAdvisor (748)
    $$ | American, Seafood
    3600 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6198
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  • #9
    Cafe 2825
    #9 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 496 reviewsTripAdvisor (496)
    $$ | Italian
    2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
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  • #10
    Chef Vola's
    #10 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 716 reviewsTripAdvisor (716)
    $$ | Italian
    111 S Albion Pl, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6407
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  • #11
    The Continental
    #11 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 532 reviewsTripAdvisor (532)
    $ - $$ | Bar
    1 Atlantic Ocean The Pier Shops Caesars, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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  • #12
    Gilchrist Restaurant
    #12 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 545 reviewsTripAdvisor (545)
    $ | American
    804 N Rhode Island Ave at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
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  • #13
    Morton's The Steakhouse
    #13 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 557 reviewsTripAdvisor (557)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6612
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  • #14
    Kelsey's
    #14 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 439 reviewsTripAdvisor (439)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American
    1545 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7009
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  • #15
    Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Atlantic City
    #15 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1764 reviewsTripAdvisor (1764)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    2801 Pacific Ave Tropicana Casino, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6347
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  • #16
    Broadway Burger Bar
    #16 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 357 reviewsTripAdvisor (357)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    2801 Pacific Ave Tropicana Casino Resort, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6347
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  • #17
    Wingcraft Kitchen and Beer Bar
    #17 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 280 reviewsTripAdvisor (280)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
    2010 Baltic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4110
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  • #18
    Breadsticks Cafe & Grill
    #18 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 929 reviewsTripAdvisor (929)
    $ - $$ | American
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel / Dining Level, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #19
    Old Homestead
    #19 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 760 reviewsTripAdvisor (760)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-1946
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  • #20
    Izakaya in Borgata Hotel
    #20 of 417 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 425 reviewsTripAdvisor (425)
    $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-1946
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