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Black Cat Kitchen

1 N Shore Rd, Absecon, NJ 08201-2128
(609) 641-8223
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Ranked #12 of 49 restaurants in Absecon
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 15, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This place is a local staple of Absecon. It has been in business forever and has continuously evolved. The food is good here. The pizza is a very good local recipe they acquired. when a place has been in business as long as they have , they must be doing something right , especially with the competition right across the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Food is good, but the pizza is better! Old favorite pasquini's recipe. Redone and updated. Great for drinking.

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Linwood
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We had lunch at the Black Cat. I had a cheeseburger which was cooked correctly and served with good fries. My husband had a Reuben which was also quite good. They make their own flatbread which our friend had. She said it was excellent. The atmosphere is very nice and staff helpful.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

We were visiting from England and found the Black Cat by chance..We got chatting and said that we were going to New York the next day,we were given information on good places to eat in Manhattan. We found them! thanks Black Cat. we can recommend the service and the food is good too May, Sandy and Ian

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Good decent food and drinks; nice shop where you cab buy wine and beers to go. Staff is very friendly.

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Wanaque, New Jersey
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Service Food everything was just Horrible. We were mislead about HappyHour. Our bar wench was definitely PMSing. She treated us so poorly. When she didn't hear our order of type of beer correctly she seemed totally mad at us? Stating she would just HAVE to pour them out. No reason to ever return.

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Happy Creek, VA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Stayed one night in Absecon for business and passed by this place on the way to the hotel. Once I looked them up on Trip Advisor it was decided that we were headed to the Black Cat after check in. We were seated immediately and the place was packed since it was trivia night. After a bit of a wait... More

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Late lunch on a Sunday, was greeted and seated nicely, the menu is fairly extensive, had 1/2 price apps while we were there, we tried the onion rings...served with pasta sauce, they were tasty.I had an omelette which was just OK, my wife had a crabcake platter, she said the cake had crab in it but tasted somewhat bland. The... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

Very good experience, wait staff was excellent and the owner dropped by to see how things were going during dinner. I tried the Bisque as an app. Creamy and tasty but could use some bits of seafood to make it really excellent. For dinner, my wife and I both chose the Black Cat Seafood Special - $4.00 off on Friday... More

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Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

I frequent Black Cat about once a month and have watched the improvements that owner Jim Falivene has made to his establishment. A great eating area with your choice of quiet booth style or at the bar. Bartenders are excellent and will take their time to insure you have just what you want. Food has been getting better and better.... More

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