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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

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201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503 (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
+1 609-350-6800
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7:00 am - 9:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul.

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  • 215
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 25
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  • 7
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  • 8
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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
Southern Dining at its Best.................................

Our waiter, Juan, was about as good as it gets. My husband had the Waffles w/Dark Meat, I had the Veggie Omelet. Both breakfast entrees were made to order and delicious. The restaurant is located near the inlet so parking was not a problem. My husband commented on how nice it was to have piped... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Debbie J
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Kutztown
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Kutztown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our waiter, Juan, was about as good as it gets. My husband had the Waffles w/Dark Meat, I had the Veggie Omelet. Both breakfast entrees were made to order and delicious. The restaurant is located near the inlet so parking was not a problem. My husband commented on how nice it was to have piped in music for breakfast--great dining... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Its always a pleasure to have breakfast here. Juan our server always takes good care of us. Chicken and waffles as well as Fish and Grits are the bests!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

What an amazing recommendation by someone from our hotel. Everything we got was excellent!! Service was also great and friendly. Pulled pork amazing, pulled brisket delicious, pork chops smothered in gravy yummiest!! Sides all great!! Yummy in our tummy!!

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Blandon PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

This was the best food I had in a while. I have visited the South many times but this cafe has the best. Had the fried chicken and it was excellent. Next time in AC I will defiantly stop.

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Woodstown
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

They have the best fried chicken! Corn bread is awesome as well. A visit to our table by owner/chef Kelsey was a plus. Highly recommend this place for great southern/soul foods!

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District Heights
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This foodie was happy. As a matter of fact, I did the happy dance. The portions are huge and of course -- I had the fried chicken :-). My Waiter was a joy and made our late lunch fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've eaten here before in a previous visit, and at the start of our Atlantic city trip we wanted to start off right with the great food from here. Unfortunately, we left our house later than expected to hit the shore, so we decided to place an order over the phone and pick it up at 9:45. Well we made... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Fabulous southern experience. Unbelievable service ( friendly and effective). Went there for both breakfast and dinner and could not be happier. Fried chicken very memorable and best ever had.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Found this spot and it's our #1 favorite resterant outside of the south, and I'm from NY... Came for dinner two days in a row, we couldn't get enough. Good portions, deelish food, welcoming staff. What more could you ask for???

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Staying on the Boardwalk we were looking for a local place off the beaten path and after reading the reviews in Trip Advisor, this was everything we expected plus more! Not only was the food delicious but it definitely had a southern flair from the food to the hospitality. The entire staff from the hostess to the waiter, and bus... More 

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Additional Information about Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

Address: 201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
Phone Number: +1 609-350-6800
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: Cafe, International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
    (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-350-6800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Cafe, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 am

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