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Cafe 2825

2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
609-344-6913
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Ranked #4 of 352 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Brighton Avenue
Description: Been in business for more than a decade. Well known in the Italian community.
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

we have been to all of the highly advertised and publicized as well as rated Italian restaurants in Atlantic City. friend recommended this restaurant as we had never been there nor heard of it this is by far the BEST Italian food. The owner/manager greets all of the patrons. The waiters let you know that if there is something you... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for a warm, inviting restaurant with outstanding Italian food in Atlantic City - this is the place! We've dined at Cafe 2825 several times and they keep exceeding our expectations. This family owned and operated establishment has been delighting diners for many years and it's all a function of a terrific menu with great variety and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Incredible dinner to celebrate my husbands birthday! Watched Joe (the owner) make Buffalo Mozzarella for the table beside and he even shared some of it with us.....DELICIOUS!!!! We started off with the Heirloom Tomato salad and Caprese.....YUM. Main entrée Chicken Clemente and Veal Parmesan with a meatball side.....SUPERB! Even better then my Mother in Laws! No dessert as we were... More

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Brielle, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Went here for dinner 2 times in August and the second time we actually decided to go down to AC for the night because of our meal at Cafe 2825 and it didn't disappoint again. The only complaint I would have are that the tables are a little tight to each other but don't let that deter you. Had the... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This seemed to be filled with locals, which is a nice change of pace from the tourist crowds at most of the casino restaurants. Small place, great wine list and good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We come from a 60 year old family owned Italian restaurant business. So when were on vacation, were always looking for a good Italian meal. We were greeted by the owner when we walked in. Her husband, the chef, was cooking in the back. The appetizers, drinks, and dinner were top notch! Delicious flavor and great portion size. The pasta... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Very good indeed! The food was authentic, fresh and expertly prepared. The owner Joe is warm and welcoming and personally visited our table to ensure that we were enjoying our meal. Enjoying was an understatement- we were in food heaven! The recommended wine from Montepulciano was superb and quite reasonably priced. The stuffed artichokes were expertly seasoned and prepared. The... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Delicious food, great service, excellent atmosphere and a fantastic birthday dinner with my wife. I've seen lot of reviews here for this restaurant and I think people that put up a bad review are in the minority. The restaurant I experienced was worthy of the #1 rating here. For an authentic Italian restaurant, it's going to be hard to beat... More

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Springfield, New Jersey
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

my wife an visited cafe2825 late may and found the food and service very good. However it is pricey . The overall dinner was very good .

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Favorite mains were the veal chop parm and the blueberry tilapia, but literally not a speck of food remained on anyones plate afterwards. Same with the tiramisu, canoli, and real italian cheesecake for dessert! We genuinely felt we had found the best restaurant in A.C. (and we've been to plenty over the years, including ones in basements with impossible reservations:).... More

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