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.

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  • #1
    Capriccio
    #1 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1037 reviewsTripadvisor (1037)
    $$ | Italian
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #2
    White House Sub Shop
    #2 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1689 reviewsTripadvisor (1689)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    2301 Arctic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4001
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  • #3
    Dock's Oyster House
    #3 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1620 reviewsTripadvisor (1620)
    $$ | American, Seafood
    2405 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6630
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  • #4
    Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
    #4 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 422 reviewsTripadvisor (422)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    Huron And Brigantine Blvd Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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  • #5
    EastWind
    #5 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 371 reviewsTripadvisor (371)
    $ - $$ | Singaporean, Chinese, Asian, Soups
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #6
    Buddakan
    #6 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 746 reviewsTripadvisor (746)
    $$ | Chinese, Asian
    1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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  • #7
    Cafe 2825
    #7 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 500 reviewsTripadvisor (500)
    $$ | Italian
    2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
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  • #8
    Chef Vola's
    #8 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 717 reviewsTripadvisor (717)
    $$ | Italian
    111 S Albion Pl, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6407
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  • #9
    Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe
    #9 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 668 reviewsTripadvisor (668)
    $ - $$ | American
    201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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  • #10
    The Continental
    #10 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 534 reviewsTripadvisor (534)
    $ - $$ | Bar
    1 Atlantic Ocean The Pier Shops Caesars, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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  • #11
    Gilchrist Restaurant
    #11 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 559 reviewsTripadvisor (559)
    $ | American
    804 N Rhode Island Ave at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
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  • #12
    Knife & Fork Inn
    #12 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 760 reviewsTripadvisor (760)
    $$ | American, Seafood
    3600 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6198
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  • #13
    Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Atlantic City
    #13 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1773 reviewsTripadvisor (1773)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    2801 Pacific Ave Tropicana Casino, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6347
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  • #14
    Morton's The Steakhouse
    #14 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 563 reviewsTripadvisor (563)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6612
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  • #15
    Broadway Burger Bar
    #15 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 357 reviewsTripadvisor (357)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar
    2801 Pacific Ave Tropicana Casino Resort, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6347
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  • #16
    Wingcraft Kitchen and Beer Bar
    #16 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 282 reviewsTripadvisor (282)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
    2010 Baltic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4110
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  • #17
    Kelsey's
    #17 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 451 reviewsTripadvisor (451)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American
    1545 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7009
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  • #18
    Breadsticks Cafe & Grill
    #18 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 938 reviewsTripadvisor (938)
    $ - $$ | American
    1133 Boardwalk Resorts Casino Hotel / Dining Level, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-7329
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  • #19
    Angelo's Fairmount Tavern
    #19 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 725 reviewsTripadvisor (725)
    $ - $$ | Italian
    2300 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-4006
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  • #20
    Old Homestead
    #20 of 332 Places to Eat in Atlantic City
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 766 reviewsTripadvisor (766)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-1946
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