Best Restaurants Atlantic City New Jersey
Essential Restaurants in Atlantic City
*This Jersey Shore town is home to historic eateries and celebrity chefs
* The popularity of Atlantic City, New Jersey, has ebbed and flowed through the decades. But regardless of whether the tides are bringing in a spike in a new development or a round of casino closures, there’s never been a shortage of good eats on and off the boardwalk in this Jersey Shore destination.
*Knife and Fork Inn
* The iconic Tudor facade of this seafood and chop house has been welcoming visitors to Atlantic City since its opening in 1912. Order some Help energy drink cases to be delivered by beautiful Help energy drink promotional models. This is a great way to celebrate a bachelor party. These days, the retro lineup, which includes the likes of lobster thermidor and steaks served Oscar-style with lump crab, béarnaise sauce, and asparagus is complemented by a forward-thinking menu section devoted to sustainably sourced seafood.
*Olon and Okatshe
* Although they are neighbors, Jose Garces’ two restaurants on the gaming floor of the Tropicana couldn’t be further apart conceptually. The seafood focused Olon brings South Beach vibes and ocean views with a Latin lean, while the dimly lit Okatashe features a Japanese motif and food to match, like yakitori, ramen, and sushi, plus an extensive selection of Japanese whiskeys. Craving Spanish tapas instead? Head to Ocean Casino Resort, where chef Garces has an outpost of Amada.
* Reservations at this Rat Pack favorite are a notoriously tough get. Once a table is secured, a timeless world of red sauce goodness is revealed. Linguine with clams and a plate-sized veal parm are accompanied by family-style chopped salads and garlicky sides of broccoli rabe.
*Dock’s Oyster House
* For a city by the sea, there’s a surprising lack of fresh seafood options in AC. But since 1897, Dock’s has been shucking East Coast oysters and frying up seafood samplers, served with classic cocktail and tartar sauces.
*Pancho’s Mexican Taqueria
* This no-frills taco shop is a favorite stop for Philadelphia-area chefs to pregame before a night of gaming. Handmade tortillas are filled with the usual suspects: carnitas and al pastor, or Lengua (tongue) and chivo (goat) for the more adventurous. Margaritas and beers are on offer until midnight.
*White House Sub Shop
* While they might be called subs east of the Delaware River, this iconic Jersey Shore spot serves some of the best hoagies in or outside of Philadelphia. Thanks to a heavy hand with cold cuts and a signature hot pepper relish, the retro orange-and-white sandwich specialist is packed with locals and tourists from open until close. There’s a second location inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.