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Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Golden Nugget Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
+1 609-441-8475
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Ranked #80 of 352 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $15 - $30
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.
Description: Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto features delicious veal, chicken, seafood and pastas. The breathtaking decor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect Atlantic City location for Italian dining.
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82% Recommend
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English first
King George, Virginia, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Decided to have a late night snack, wasn't sure what we wanted and noticed the Grotto had a late happy hour, decided on appetizers and drinks. Ordered the stuff mushrooms which were awesome, also decided to order a small pizza, very thin crust which we enjoyed very much. Would definitely eat here again.

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Phoenixville, PA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We enjoyed our dinner at the Grotto. Service was great. Food was well prepared and served quickly. We had canniloni (excellent) parmesan chicken (excellent) lasagna (ok, but no one makes it like Mama does) Tiramisu (excellent) The only draw back for me was the atmosphere. You are stuck right in the middle surrounded by slot machines.

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Rutherford, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This Italian restaurant is part of the Landry chain. It is physically inside of the casino a few feet higher than the surrounding casino. It is an enjoyable place to eat.

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Brick, New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Calamari was so tender. They serve crispy bread with seasoned oil. I had The Pollo Estate which was so tasty, my boyfriend got a shrimp special of the night, also very good. Our server then brought the dessert cart. OMG. We were stuffed but couldn't turn down dessert. I got tiramisu and my b/f got the strawberry cheesecake, both were... More

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North Arlington, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We choose the Grotto, not wanting a large meal. We had friend calamari, which was excellent, and ordered the Margrita Pizza. The staff was great, again, very friendly. The Pizza was perfect for us. Highly recommnend.

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Egg Harbor Township
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Surprising on so many levels, this casino restaurant is worth the visit. It is not your typical setting, being open to the casino floor and close to the slot machine area, don't expect a intimate or romantic dinner. The surprise starts with the capable, well-trained staff, friendly hostess- then continues into great selection of appetizers and salads (appetizers are LARGE,... More

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New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

When we stayed at the Golden Nugget we ate dinner at the Grotto Ristorante. It is in the Casino but set back - we enjoyed the atmosphere. We had a great dinner that was reasonably priced, which was a nice surprise. Our Server Dave was extremely knowledgable about the menu, gave us great recommendations and was able to answer all... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Had another wonderful meal at the Grotto at the Golden Nugget in A.c.. I had the rotisserie chicken which was delicious.... Seasoned perfectly , tender, fell off the bone. My husband had spaghetti Bolognese. Yum. Our server was Kelly....delightful and professional. We enjoyed Kelly and our meal!

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Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Headed to the Golden Nugget from Resorts to dine here. Wanted Italian, and they had the best prices from the places we researched. It is in the middle of the casino, but we enjoyed the atmosphere of it. It wasn't overy loud, and being able to look out onto the floor was nice. Service was great. Friendly, fast, and efficient.... More

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My wife and I had dinner here during our stay at the Golden Nugget. My wife is Italian and is very particular about eating at Italian restaurants. We had the tomato Basil soup and Mozzerella appetizer both of which were excellent. I had the Raviolli in Vodka Sauce and she had the Pasta Daivola which we both loved. Service was... More

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