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Cafe 2825

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2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
16:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was the only thing that was any good !!! DON`T WASTE YOUR MONEY OR TIME !!! I went once and will never walk through those doors again !!

Thank Williej_11
United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service excellent owner very involved and friendly specialty dishes you won't forget never expected such a find outside of all the hotels must visit when going to AC

Thank mflorentino
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Cannot go wrong. Small, intimate dining experience. Everything freshly made. Service is outstanding, as is the food. Difficult to get reservations, but worth the effort.

Thank kungfuNewJersey
Chicago, IL
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was visiting from out of town. A local hotelier got us our reservation for a Friday night. Our reservation was at 6:00 PM and it was already packed. The tables are very close together - the room gets loud because of this, and because the bar is in the same room. We ordered a Caesar salad to split for... More 

Thank Zobie
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first experience dining here. We heard others rave about it. It's difficult to get a reservation. The restaurant is modest in size. But, the food and service is huge in comparison! The staff is fabulous. If you want to be "wowed", order some of the table-side dishes. The hand-made mozzarella is prepared amazingly and plated for your... More 

Thank Linleedo
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I almost hate to write this because it just makes it harder to get a reservation for dinner. This is the best dinner and experience we had in a long time. No frills atmosphere, just unbelievable food and friendly atmosphere. Joe the owner jumps right in when needed and stops by every table to insure you're happy. Great staff and... More 

Thank Joeydazzle
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Our dinner started with perfect drinks and appetizers. They have my favorite wine, santa margherita, by the glass! We had polenta (amazing), squid, clams and then they made pasta tableside in a round of parmeggiano. Also had the hand made mozzerella ( a MUST....it's fantastic)...i had the bronzino and they accommodated my gluten intolerance. My dinner was out of this... More 

Thank Linda M
Princeton, New Jersey
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222 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This restaurant looks like a hole in the wall from outside but inside is cozy. Reservations are hard to come by even in the off season. Service was professional. Their signature pasta is made tableside and is a "don't miss". A huge hunk of parmigian cheese serves as the preparation bowl. A blow torch is used to soften the cheese... More 

Thank Frank P
West Chester, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Although it was difficult to make a reservation, it was well worth the trouble. I was trying to find an Italian Restaurant for my daughter's birthday and read a review for Cafe 2825 and it seemed to fit the bill. Was I ever right! The food was outstanding. We shared the Burrata Mozzarella appetizer special which was prepared tableside. The... More 

Thank Dolores V
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that everyone needs to visit service is super . You can't miss this one. If your in Atlantic City you need to call in advance to go here.. The food is perfect Italian Superb. You can't move after you leave but that's what makes it worth the trip! The cook a lot of your food in... More 

Thank Venia G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
    (Brighton Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-344-6913
Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from Tropicana and The Quarter. Family Owned. Upscale Italian American white table cloth restaurant . PLEASE upscale casual dress.... no tee shirts, graffiti tees, cut off, beachwear,Male tank tops.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?