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Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Golden Nugget Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.)
+1 609-441-8475
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto features delicious...
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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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Take out dinner

We decided to order a take out dinner from Grotto on Sunday evening. The hostess was very friendly and advised that we should place our order at the bar. The bar was full, but the bartender was not very attentive. As I was waiting, the couple next to me wished me luck that the bartender would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
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Brigantine, New Jersey
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Brigantine, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We decided to order a take out dinner from Grotto on Sunday evening. The hostess was very friendly and advised that we should place our order at the bar. The bar was full, but the bartender was not very attentive. As I was waiting, the couple next to me wished me luck that the bartender would acknowledge me without having... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The prices are very low, but do not get fooled. This place goes you more than what you pay for. The staff is well trained and offers very professional service and know its menu. They gave us all the attention we could have asked for. My wife had a pizza and we would definitely recommend it to anyone. I had... More 

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New York
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114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Let me start by saying I ate here at the end of last year. At that time, the food was decent, as was the service. Not having a bad first experience, our party of five decided to eat there again. We will never be back. When our appetizers arrived, my daughter's was not made the way she had asked. The... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went to the Grotto at the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City with 3 other couples. Good service and very good food. However, the lasagna entree ($18) was tiny. It was probably 4" square and very thin at 1/2 ". It could not have weighed 4 oz. When the manager was told, she apologized, saying that was the corporate specification. She... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent Italian food at reasonable prices! Our party of 4 started with the Italian salad from the family style menu. It was delicious (cheese, pickled peppers, olives, mixed greens) and huge, as we could not finish it. Our entrees, from the regular menu, were also large (no one finished their meals) and very good. We tried rigatoni with meat sauce,... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I have been to Grotto in the Golden Nugget in Atlantic City numerous times and each time the dinner and service has been excellent. I would recommend the Ziti with meatballs in meat sauce(meatballs are fabulous) and chicken francaise although everything there has been very good. They do have some family size offerings which are great for the salad and... More 

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was my second time at Grotto AC and the food and service is always great. They have something for everyone and don't over or under season their food. If you can save room for dessert do try, the cart they pull up to your table is hard to resist.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stopping by the Golden Nugget, we craved Italian for lunch. Grotto was the perfect choice! Tasty Bolognese and Tomato basil soup! The only downside was one server working the entire floor, so when a few other patrons arrived, he was stretched too thin to attend to us in a timely manner. Assuming the service is better during prime time hours,... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Food was delicious and I actually enjoyed my mango martini. The bread was soft the next day! I had the spicy penne with grilled chicken. Yummy despite peas having to be shelled out (I hate peas). Calamari was great and the waiter was nice.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

He had the half chicken...awesome. I had the grilled salmon...terrific. We haven't had service this good in a long time. attentive staff all around. Even the kitchen crew/chef will ask how your meal is! Will come back...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Golden Nugget Atlantic City, Golden Nugget Huron & Brigantine Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-441-8475

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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