The Best Restaurants in Atlantic City, According to our Tastemakers

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The coastal gambling hub of Atlantic City, New Jersey attracts tourists from all over the world. Just a day-trip away from New York City and Philadelphia, AC always bustles with activity. Most of the action centers around the beach and the four-mile-long boardwalk, where all the famous casinos stand. At night, the nightlife heats up with entertainment, bars and, of course, great food. You can find American and international foods all over town, from chilled out beach shacks to high-end French fare and Cuban cuisine. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. If you’re looking for a great place to dine, check out our list of the best restaurants in Atlantic City.

Restaurants:Morton's The Steakhouse - Atlantic City, Dock's Oyster House, Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steakhaus, Aus Dem Meer
Neighborhoods:Atlantic City

Morton's The Steakhouse - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhaus·
Atlantic City
3,936 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Gut für Jahrestage
Morton’s is a nationwide favorite of steak lovers who enjoy an upscale, fine dining atmoshphere and classic, hearty steakhouse fare. Located in Caesars on Pacific Avenue, it’s a grRead more
90% recommended
Beachtliche Weinkarte in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Dock's Oyster House

$$$$·Aus Dem Meer·
Atlantic City
8,275 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Passend für Feinschmecker
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
Dock’s Oyster House is one of the Dougherty family properties, and they helped it become a true Atlantic City institution. Located right in the heart of town on Atlantic Avenue, DoRead more
96% recommended
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Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhaus·
Atlantic City
2,620 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
In the mood for an elegant, fine dining experience? Head to Vic and Anthony’s Steakhouse, located on Huron Avenue close to the State Marina. The restaurant offers both comfort and Read more
95% recommended
Bestes Essen in Atlantic City

Capriccio at Resorts Atlantic City

$$$$·Italienisch·
Atlantic City
1,750 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Gut für Jahrestage
Capriccio is one of the most well-renowned restaurants in Atlantic City and continues to dazzle diners decades after its opening in 1978. Located on Boardwalk, right in the center Read more
93% recommended
Bestes Ambiente in Atlantic City
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Gordon Ramsay Steak - Harrah's Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhaus·
Atlantic City
2,205 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
  • Romantisch
Gordon Ramsay is basically a household name these days. Multi-Michelin Star Chef and TV Personality, Ramsay has restaurants all over the country but this one stands out for it’s seRead more
92% recommended
Bestes Essen in Atlantic City
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Mexico Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Mexikanisch·
Atlantic City
86 reviews
  • Für Gruppen geeignet
  • Zwanglos
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
For a casual, laid-back meal that promises to be filling and delicious, head to Mexico Restaurant and Bar. Located on Ventnor Avenue, right in the heart of Atlantic City, it’s a poRead more
86% recommended
Für Gruppen geeignet in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Okatshe

$$$$·Japanisch·
Atlantic City
266 reviews
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Spaß
Okathse is a variation of the Japanese word for sweets - which makes sense because this Izakaya sits behind a colorful Japanese candy store. The interior has the feel of a Tokyo niRead more
94% recommended
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Knife & Fork Inn

$$$$·Steak·
Atlantic City
5,001 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Passend für Feinschmecker
For a super classic Atlantic City experience, check out The Knife and Fork on Atlantic Avenue. It opened in 1912 as an exclusive men’s drinking and dining club with a ladies loungeRead more
95% recommended
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Smithville Inn

$$$$·Amerikanisch·
Galloway
3,005 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Malerische Aussicht
  • Ideal für Mittagessen
The Smithville Inn is a wonderful combination of old-world charm meeting new-world service. Located in Galloway, just outside Atlantic City, locals say it’s worth the trips to try Read more
96% recommended
Bestes Ambiente in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
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Dockside Kitchen

$$$$·Aus Dem Meer·
New Jersey
24 reviews
  • Am Wasser
  • Essen im Außenbereich
  • Saisonal
Dockside Kitchen is the perfect restaurant to try on a special occasion or when you’re in the mood to splurge and celebrate. Located on Bay Avenue in Ocean City, the restaurant hugRead more
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Peter Shields Inn

$$$$·Amerikanisch·
Cape May
4,756 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Malerische Aussicht
This lovely Cape May restaurant is what many locals think of as the best restaurant in Atlantic City and the surrounding area. They serve up quality cuisine in the fashion of a la Read more
97% recommended
Bestes Ambiente in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
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Cafe Loren

$$$$·Amerikanisch·
Avalon
994 reviews
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Passend für Feinschmecker
Located in Avalon, just outside of Atlantic City, the Cafe Loren is a fine dining establishment right on the seashore. This eatery is a favorite of many locals because of its casuaRead more
97% recommended
Beste Gesamtbewertung in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Washington Inn

$$$$·Amerikanisch·
Cape May
5,953 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Romantisch
  • Gut für Jahrestage
This Cape May plantation residence is a perfect location for the acclaimed Washington Inn and Wine Bar. The Craig Family took great pains to preserve the historical feel of the InnRead more
98% recommended
Beste Gesamtbewertung in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
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Rhythm & Spirits

$$$$·Italienisch·
Atlantic City
710 reviews
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
  • Passend für Feinschmecker
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
The Iron Room, located on Albany Avenue, is definitely one of the trendiest and best restaurants in Atlantic City. The offerings here focus on Contemporary American, Vegetarian andRead more
93% recommended
Brunch in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Red Room Cafe

$$$$·Italienisch·
Ventnor City
838 reviews
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
  • Passend für Feinschmecker
  • Romantisch
The Red Room Cafe is a neighborhood favorite in Ventnor City. Locals love it here and you’ll feel like a regular on your first visit because the staff is so friendly and welcomingRead more
94% recommended
Bestes Essen in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Gaspares Italian Bistro

$$$$·Italienisch·
Egg Harbor
344 reviews
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
  • Gemütlich
  • Die Fahrt wert
This quaint little restaurant in Egg Harbor opened its doors in 1977. Brooklyn-born Gaspare Campisi decided he wanted to move his dining ambitions to New Jersey when he turned 18. Read more
100% recommended
Bestes Essen in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore

Golden Dynasty - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Chinesisch Regional (Kanton)·
Atlantic City
267 reviews
  • Besondere Anlässe
  • Authentisch
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
Golden Dynasty is a great choice for diners looking for top-notch Chinese food in Atlantic City. Step into the regal dining room and you’ll feel transported into the realm of the FRead more
89% recommended
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Sapore Wood Fire Pizza and Restaurant

$$$$·Italienisch·
Ventnor City
41 reviews
  • Zwanglos
  • Nachbarschafts-Restaurant
  • Hausmannskost
Sapore Wood Fire Pizza, located in Ventnor City, is a cozy, casual dining spot that serves up consistently delicious Italian food and specialty pizzas. They offer a variety of tradRead more
94% recommended
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Buddakan - Atlantic City - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Asiatisch·
Atlantic City
5,326 reviews
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
  • Romantisch
  • Besondere Anlässe
Buddakan, located right in the heart of Atlantic City, is famous for serving up modern Asian food in an elegant, inspired atmosphere. The space is phenomenal, with a surreal Asian Read more
97% recommended
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Olón - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Aus Dem Meer·
Atlantic City
1,134 reviews
  • Malerische Aussicht
  • Für Rendezvous geeignet
  • Am Wasser
Olon is a casual yet elegant restaurant that focuses on family recipes with a modern twist. Chef Garces constantly changes up the inventive menu to cater to visitors and locals aliRead more
91% recommended
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