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Cafe 2825

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2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from...
Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from Tropicana and The Quarter. Family Owned.
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Casual Elegant

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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best restaurant in AC by far!!

Every experience here is better than the rest. Ask Joe (the owner) to give his suggestions - always great! Great atmosphere, food and wine superb! Hard to get into so plan ahead.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
jennmichele04
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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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  • Casual Elegant
  • Reservations
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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Every experience here is better than the rest. Ask Joe (the owner) to give his suggestions - always great! Great atmosphere, food and wine superb! Hard to get into so plan ahead.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was our 4th visit to Cafe 2825, and we've never been disappointed. We split the calamari and stuffed artichoke - both fantastic. For entrees, we had the chicken rollantini, chicken clemente, Sunday gravy, spaghetti carbonara and gnocchi with bolognese (a special). The 2 favorites were the pasta dishes - the gnocchi and the carbonara. You can get half portions,... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The owner Joe was absolutely the best! Treated us like guests in his home. We couldn't decide what type of wine we wanted so he let us sample 2 recommendations before choosing. The food was bursting with flavor. One of the best meals I've had in AC! It's a small restaurant, so I recommend making a reservation in advance.

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Marmora, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a very special place. The owner greeted us like old friends, the food was fabulous,better than many NY Italian restaurants. I felt like I was in Italy. Everything was delicious and homemade. We especially loved the table side homemade fresh mozzarella with roasted red peppers. Spectacular food and ambiance.

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is definitely the best restaurant I have been to in Atlantic City. The owner coming to the table to check on everything makes this place 5 stars plus without a doubt. Great food

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I made reservations here based on the reviews we read on Yelp. Wow! What a gem of a place! It's small but very comfortable. Dimly lit and romantic. The owners were onsite the entire time (the wife runs the bar while the husband makes mozzarella table side). The food was excellent. Try the mushroom pasta. OMG! The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After hearing my friends rave about this restaurant, I had to try it for myself and may I say I wasn't disappointed. From the moment we stepped inside, it was all uphill from there. We were greeted immediately by our waitress who was very pleasant and then by the owner, Joe who was just as pleasant. The meals were explained... More 

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Ventnor City, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We took my grandmother there for her 100th birthday and it was absolutely one of the best meals I have ever had. From start to finish it was a perfect experience, the service was great, the food was excellent, and the owner made sure it was a memorable dinner for my grandmother. We all enjoyed every minute we were there.... More 

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Jackson nj
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have honestly say this restaurant is very overrated and might be one of my most disappointing meals of my life. My party of 3 was looking forward to a great meal after reading their reviews and looking at the picture of their artichoke for the past 2 years. We had reservations for 7pm and we promptly seated on time... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you crave authentic, delicious Italian food, Cafe 2825 is the right choice in Atlantic City. The restaurant is cozy and has limited seating. Reservations are a must and we made ours several days in advance via Open Table. Whenever I initially visit a recommended Italian restaurant, I usually order the Chicken Parm; this is my barometer. 2825's Chicken Parm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (Brighton Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-344-6913

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from Tropicana and The Quarter. Family Owned.
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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