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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

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201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503 (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
+1 609-350-6800
08:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was good but could of been a little faster. Chicken was what I expected delicious! Large potions means you'll have food for lunch!

Thank Sarah B
New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service friendly and accommodating. Good food but SLOW! Nice and clean. Safe area. I would go again.

Thank GSTravels63
Meriden, Connecticut
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw this place on the Food Network and decided to give it a try. The fried chicken was great and I had no idea that there would be live entertainment...I'll be back on my next visit to AC. What a gem!

Thank Nancy R
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a simple lunch and came out with more than enough for dinner, lunch and breakfast the next day. It is a very economical restaurant. I ordered the seafood combination with the whiting and shrimp, macaroni and cheese, and corn bread/fries . The food is very good with the exception that they ran out of cornbread. The... More 

Thank LivAnn23
Reston, Virginia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are traveling solo the atmosphere in a particular restaurant can either make you feel welcome or isolated. Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe is located in a quaint and welcoming home-like white building quite close to the beach and the Fantasea Hotel (formerly the Flagship) where I was staying in my timeshare. I drove up from Virginia, so I... More 

Thank Seamaid2
New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was AMAZING! You have to do the cornbread basket bc it is the best cornbread you have ever tasted. The fried chicken...the HOT WINGS (the sauce is honey hot and finger-licking delicious)...the candied yams...collard greens filled with meat...mashed potatoes so freshly mashed the red skin is still on....it was all KILLER! Go!

1 Thank Heather R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long wait, waitstaff was limited. Wings ran out. NO potatoes. Food took forever, truly not a good choice that evening.

Thank judibuch
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We initially stopped here after heading to the Flagship which is a new hotel that is up and coming. After walking and all around having a good time close by the water, we drove pass this restaurant to grab some lunch. You would probably pass it if you were not familiar with the area. We walked in and although it... More 

1 Thank P L
Audubon, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor and WOW. Food and service were awesome. Really want to go again. I had the brisket and my husband had the large breakfast and enjoyed it so much especially the waffle.

1 Thank Rog248
Roselle, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good atmosphere, the foods was right on point will be making the trip again... good customer service, wait was not long , food was the right temperature just had a Enjoyable time...

Thank rgo1063262

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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$12 - US$22
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
    (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-350-6800
Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul. If your looking for a home cooked meal look no further Kelsey & Kim's is the place.

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