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Gilchrist Restaurant

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804 N. Rhode Island Ave., is about a mile from its historic location on the 400 block of North Maryland Avenue., at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 345-8278
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view and food

While we couldn't decide on pancakes or omlet we ultimately decided on the omlete. I had the spinach and crab, and the hubs had meat omlet and added tomatoes. Yum mo.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Union, New Jersey
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm not sure if the staff were having a bad morning but they were not very friendly and accommodating. I've asked one of the waitresses to take a pic of my hubby and I because we were celebrating our anniversary and she just brushed us off and said I'll be back for that! (REALLY?! How long does it take to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

While we couldn't decide on pancakes or omlet we ultimately decided on the omlete. I had the spinach and crab, and the hubs had meat omlet and added tomatoes. Yum mo.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Had breakfast in AC location -dockside seating overlooking Gardner's Basin in Atlantic City,as well as small indoor dining room. If weather is nice, sit outside! Food is wonderful, blueberry pancakes awesome, eggs cooked perfectly, crisp bacon, thick-cut well-cooked pork roll, delicious coffee. We were seated and served promptly; two of us had "Hungry Man 1" (2 eggs, choice of meat,... More 

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Woodhaven, New York
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It is a small place, but so what, it's right on the water. I had the Pancakes which I thought were excellent. My husband had the Banana Walnut French Toast. Food was good, location good, prices good, but what I was disappointed in was that they charged me for hot water. I carry my own tea bags-I think they charged... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Been here before and it's a tucked away, comfort food favorite. Great breakfasts and yummy lunches at good prices. Right by the Aquarium and on the bayside, today my honey had the perfect fried flounder. It was fresh and crispy with a side of yummy cole slaw. I decided on the ultimate comfort food a patty melt and it was... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I've eaten @ Gilchrist both in AC & offshore in Egg Harbor Twp (EHT) many times. The Blueberry Pancakes are the best I've ever eaten! Whole blueberries are cooked into the hot cakes on the griddle (not the blueberry sauce on top like some other places). Service is always good! Sit on the deck @ the Gardners Basin location. Sit... More 

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Santa Clarita, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Great place to eat breakfast. Doesn't matter which restaurant you go to. The quality is the same at all of them.

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We love breakfast @ the shore,but not the price when we visit the casinos.It's usual expensive & not very good.We decided to venture...thanks GPS...and found the Gilchrist after reading good reviews.We sat outside over the water & enjoyed a delicious breakfast.Highly recommend the blueberry pancakes.Yum!Terrific staff too.Will definitely return.

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Visit during warm weather when you can sit at an outdoor table and enjoy the view - casinos, water, fishing boats, in addition to lots of other restaurant patrons. Chocolate chip pancakes a specialty - light, fluffy, delicious. However all options a winning meal.

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Philadelphia
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

this was given to us by our hotel and what a find. A seashore type breakfast/lunch restaurant right on the water. From the hostess to our waitress and others pouring coffee, all were exceptional and very quick. Two different omelets were exceptional along with the grits. We will eat breakfast here every time in Atlantic City.

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Address: 804 N. Rhode Island Ave., is about a mile from its historic location on the 400 block of North Maryland Avenue., at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone Number: (609) 345-8278
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 804 N. Rhode Island Ave., is about a mile from its historic location on the 400 block of North Maryland Avenue., at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: (609) 345-8278

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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