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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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Ranked #7 of 338 restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Continental
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: N. New Hampshire Ave.
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220 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Burlington, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Check your cutlery and drink glasses for previous food particles left and lipstick stains. Make sure Karen is not your server. She is very slow, and has no personality. Make sure to have Juan as your server. Food is okay, not the best or "to die for" Nice array for both lunch or breakfast. Food is served within 15 minutes... More

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Vineland, nj
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

A group of us were out for a bridal shower, the place was really crowded people standing all over the place, the table we sat at was next to a pipe that was leaking, that was disgusting, ok most of the party was there at 6pm and the others came at 6:30pm, we placed our order off of the menu... More

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Middletown, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It's my birthday!! Started off my birthday morning with breakfast at "Kelsey and Kim's Southern Cafe". If I could get the hallelujah chorus plugged in right now, that would sum up my review! Awesome! Our server Juan, was fantastic! He was humorous and knowledgable at the same time. I knew what I wanted as soon as I opened the menu,... More

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Newark, Delaware
4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I went to Kelsey & Kim's a couple weeks ago on Sunday March 16th for lunch, unfortunately I had just missed the Sunday brunch but the food was still amazing. We both had chicken and waffles which were fabulous. Our server was excellent (sorry I can't remember his name) but he was very attentive and nice. My drink slid off... More

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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

If you are looking to get some serious soul food, you need to stop in at Kelsey & Kim's. This is like sitting down at gradma's table on a Sunday afternoon. Fried Chicken and Fish, Collards, Mac&Cheese, Cornbread and every other southern style entree. Then to top it all off, they have an array of delicious dessert selections. The all... More

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

My husband and I had dinner during a weeknight. The staff was extremely courteous and helpful. We ordered the chicken gumbo which was hearty and delicous. Also, we ordered a side of corn bread which was buttery and had the texture of poundcake and did not need any butter. My husband ordered the waffles and fried chicken and I order... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I just want 2 give a shout out 2 Kelsey's restaurant in Atlantic City. Had dinner there after da Maxwell show at da Borgata Casino. Food was simply delicious (it was da Valentine day menu but wished it was da regular menu!!) Crab cakes were da bomb!! Shout out 2 our waitress Bunny Eschevarria, who was THE VERY BEST!! Will... More

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Stratford, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I truly recommend this place...not only was the food good but the service was excellent...one of the best soul food restaurants I have ever been too...

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

From NY to AC with my girlfriends. Enjoyed a beautiful weekend. Just when we thought it was over,there was Kelsey and Kim. Excellent food, excellent service and very intimate atmosphere. We ate at 2 of their 3 locations and enjoyed them both, but the brunch Buffett was something to write home about. My pancakes were made to perfection. I will... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We dined at this restaurant for the first time this evening, a Sunday in January. This is not exactly the time of year when Atlantic City is busy, and it was cold outside. But inside, there were local people having delicious, home cooked food in a warm setting, nothing fancy, but very clean. Our waiter and the entire service staff... More

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