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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
+1 609-350-6800
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Ranked #12 of 351 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $22
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Continental, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: N. New Hampshire Ave.
Description: Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul.
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English first
Middletown, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is awesome very friendly staff. And AMAZING FOOD. Pricing was beyond reasonable. I payed $90 for room service breakfast at the hotel. And it sucked. $45 here for dinner for two and I had so much food I had to carry out. THIS PLACE IS A MUST!!!

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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169 reviews 169 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I'd heard about this place for a while. Not as good as I expected; however, not bad. We had Fried Chicken, Fried Catfish, Mac and Cheese, BBQ Brisket, Collard Greens, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage. The Uptown (aka Arnold Palmer) was excellent.

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

They have 2 locations. we stopped by at the one on Pacific Ave close to Show boat. I asked for a southern meal and they delivered. First thing we asked for was some hot tea. The tea mugs could have doubled as soup bowls. If this was an indication of things to come they set a very high bar. I... More 

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Patuxent river
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We visited for dinner based off a recommendation. My husband & I were not impressed. The restaurant is located at the end of like a shopping strip...the online photos were a little misleading as I was expecting a little more upscale restaurant. We waited a couple of minutes before anyone acknowledged us...even though they were not busy. She started our... More 

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Selbyville, Delaware
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had a reservation, but arrived early, glad we did because the wait for our food was pretty long. They seated us right away, got our drink order, service was great. I'd say the wait was over an hour for our meal, guess we should have had some appetizers. It was worth the wait, food was very good. Had the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Having eaten here several times in the past the food wasn't the same Maybe a different cook, but it was missing something my fish dinner was just ok the mac and cheese was off and the yams was not up to my liking this time. I'm not given up on this place just yet I will eat here again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I decided to try breakfast here. It was our first visit. It's a very intimate setting and the service was very personalized. The decor and ambiance is very warm and welcoming. The breakfast was hot, tasty and filling. Will definitely make a return visit for dinner in the near future.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Based on trip advisor our group of nine decided to try Kelsey and Kim's. The food was delicious... It was some of the best soul food we've ever had! We all ordered something different but everything was excellent. The service was okay, but not particularly friendly or attentive. And it took a long time before our food was served. Still,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Always a down home experience when I walk though the doors of this small 10 table restaurant. Even though I know they have expanded to several other location, this is still my favorite. And worth me driving up from Baltimore Maryland for a few days. Tonight I took on the turkey chops smothered, my sides were mac and cheese and... More 

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NJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was my first visit to Kelsey & Kim's and it was a great experience! It's a BYOB so we picked up a nice bottle of Cabernet to enjoy with our meal. Free on-street parking was easy. The dining room is comfortable, perfect for either a family dinner or a romantic dinner for two. Although K & K's does a... 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: Continental, Café

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