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Dining on the Fifth

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111 South Chelsea Avenue, The Chelsea Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Formerly Dining on the Fifth Floor) (Pacific)
609-428-4545
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Hours:
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Enjoy signature cocktails, bottle service and American cuisine at The...
Enjoy signature cocktails, bottle service and American cuisine at The Chelsea's Dining on the Fifth in Atlantic City, where comfortable lounge seating and romantic 1920's style high white leather booths offer breathtaking ocean views. Dining on the Fifth also features live DJs on Friday and Saturday nights.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
We went to happy hour here (4-6 pm)

Mike the bartender was fast, gracious, and made good drinks. We had the calamari appetizer, and conversed with the nice folks around us. It was nice, with a view of the (freezing) ocean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Stingray122
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Mike the bartender was fast, gracious, and made good drinks. We had the calamari appetizer, and conversed with the nice folks around us. It was nice, with a view of the (freezing) ocean.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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371 reviews 371 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
393 helpful votes 393 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

As with the Hotel Chelsea itself the decor is a pleasurable stone and glass motif. The Ocean views from the large picture windows are fine. The bar is friendly and features a good happy hour feature with well poured drinks from excellent bartenders and a chance to win prizes like free nights, visits to the spa or, as my wife... More 

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Philadelphia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We went for Happy Hour. Very nice, good drinks with good liquor. Apps were fine. Enjoyed pork taco. Most other things offered are fried. Good view of ocean, and you can win prizes at 6PM. We didn't but till enjoyed the attractive bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The food was awesome and the service was to. Nice view if its not dark out. The rest of the hotel was horrible. See my review on the hotel rooms.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

it was ok. really good wait staff; they had a DJ which was great. It was meant to be an upscale night club/restaurant but just didn't cut it.

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Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We went to eat there, no one else was there, even called down to the front desk to make sure it was open!!! IT WAS, waited for 5 minutes no one greeted us so we left, the entire place looks creepy like out of a slasher horror movie even all lit up! We wnt down to front desk just to... More 

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Burlington, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The previous reviews I read about Dining on the 5th were spot on. The look and feel of restaurant is very appealing with views of the ocean and throwback decor but that is probably the best part of the experience. The food wasn't bad but wasn't anything special. We had the crab cakes and lamb sliders for appetizers and shrimp... More 

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Melville, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This restaurant on the 5th floor of the Chelsea hotel is very lovely. The decor is classy and it has a view overlooking the ocean. We had steak and scallops, and both were very good. Dessert was also good. Overall, a lovely American bistro in a nice hotel.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Had a lovely dinner here with friends on a Saturday night. Food was excellent and the server was very pleasant. The place has a neat retro vibe with beautiful view of the ocean.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

With a gorgeous panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean, this place had potential. However the food and presentation didn't measure up. We had ordered a filet mignon medium rare and received a well done steak instead. The rest of the meal did not live up to expectation either. Our waitress was accommodating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 South Chelsea Avenue, The Chelsea Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Formerly Dining on the Fifth Floor)
    (Pacific)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: 609-428-4545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business

Description

Enjoy signature cocktails, bottle service and American cuisine at The Chelsea's Dining on the Fifth in Atlantic City, where comfortable lounge seating and romantic 1920's style high white leather booths offer breathtaking ocean views. Dining on the Fifth also features live DJs on Friday and Saturday nights.
Open Hours
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?