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Chef Vola's

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111 S Albion Pl, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6407
+1 609-345-2022
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17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the glowing recommendation of friends and read all the great reviews. When we got there we were accused of being late by the owner who after realizing he was wrong blamed it on his new reservation system, but really we were actually 10 minutes early for our 6pm reservation. He apologized and said they are on a... More 

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4 Thank Colleen M
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chef Vola didn't live up to the hype...it surpassed it!. Old school Italian restaurant in the basement of a house and the furniture probably hasn't changed in 50 years...and you know what...it's perfect! Servers were delightful with great recommendations and the food was delicious. The veal melted in your mouth. The ricotta cheesecake may have been the best I ever... More 

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Thank Sharon L
Atco, New Jersey
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything we ordered was fabulous. Soup and salad very good, House salad. Veal chop was amazing with the bone in, that is what I am getting next time. My chicken was great, Also had crab cake and seabass, all really good. Deserts are numerous and all good. If you can get in this is a BYOB and service is really... More 

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Thank John NJ H
new york
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is some of the best in AC. The veal is so tender and tasty. Portions are big, so don't over order. One appetizer for two is plenty with entries and one dessert for two. BYO and cash only. Noisy and crowed. but who cares since the food is so good.

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Thank shopping-maven
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a doubt the best food in Atlantic City and the surrounding area. If you can get in and get a table, TAKE IT!!!! You will never be disappointed and don't worry about what to order, it's all great.

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Thank Frank D
Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania, United States
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

There are many things that we like about Chef Vola's: -the food -large portions -the service (they work as a team, and the owner participates too) -BYOB There are some things we're not fans of: -server overloads you with information about menu items. You're told about items that are on the menu as well as specials. After the 10th item... More 

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2 Thank Janet S
nj
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you want great Italian food and a night to remember Chef Volas is the place in AC. The service is top notch, and the owner very hands on...The atmosphere is like a big party. Everyone there knows seating will be tight, but that is part of the charm and experience, like hanging out with a bunch of friends. The... More 

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1 Thank tinaken1
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been going here on both business trips and getaway weekends with my wife. This restaurant puts it self in your face as a old fashion speakeasy where the magic word is spoken mouth to ear and a wall opens for you to walk into the bar. Except there is. I word, wall, or even a bar. It's is... More 

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1 Thank George B
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Was there Saturday night what could I say my all time favorite restaurant. The food is over the top it is a BYOB but they do not take credit cards that is right cash only. Also it is tight but who cares go for the food, Reservations only.

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Thank NewJerseyTommy
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's quite the experience. Pricey Italian for a BYOB. $450 for 3 couples. Cool atmosphere, cramped basement dining except for porch upstairs. And don't forget to say to the cooks on the way to the bathroom. Food was good but not jaw dropping food. Appys were good. Salad for table tasty. Of course all the guys had to get the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Albion Pl, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6407
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-345-2022

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