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Nice to walk around. Great breakfast place

The basin is a nice place to walk around, look at the boats, ice cream place, Gilchrist for... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Stephanie3636
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
via mobile
Nice spot, worth a visit

An aquarium, shopping, marina, dolphin tours/boat rides, surf shop and some other vendors, and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
saracalcerano
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful little area of Atlantic City away from the lights and tall buildings. Beautiful waterfront area with shopping, food etc. However everything but the boat charter, one restaurant and one food truck was closed permanently. No sure if the revitalization hasn't happened yet or...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute little area. We walked around a bit grabbed some lunch and visited the aquarium. If we had more time I would of liked to explore a little more

1  Thank Nina P
Reviewed September 10, 2018

There used to be a lot of little craft shops, but they were almost all gone this year. Still a pleasant place to hang out, but not too much to do

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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The basin is a nice place to walk around, look at the boats, ice cream place, Gilchrist for breakfast and an aquarium.

Thank Stephanie3636
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

An aquarium, shopping, marina, dolphin tours/boat rides, surf shop and some other vendors, and great food and drinks. Nice place to spend a family day in Atlantic City. Parking is free and all the prices for things seemed reasonable to me. Although some of the...More

2  Thank saracalcerano
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice place with water views. There are several eateries, shops, sightseeing boats and an aquarium. Nice place for a family to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Connie L
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We went on a family trip with a young child and found fun adventures for hi here, had breakfast at gilchrist and saw the aquarium.

1  Thank Lynda D
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Kinda off the beaten path.. Gardner’s Basin is a beautiful little Spot on the water in AC. A couple little stores, an little aquarium, a couple Restaurants and an ice cream shop...O and a great view of the ocean! A nice little stop or day...More

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This is where the AC Aquarium is located as well as fishing and siteseeing boats. Back Bay Alehouse is here and so is Gilchrist of pancake breakfast fame. You can make a day out of a visit here - and you can take the jitney...More

3  Thank Avi525
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We stopped at Gardner's Basin for lunch before checking in to our hotel. The location with all of the boats is just fantastic. It is a cute area with a couple of restaurants, shops and a small aquarium. It is very kid friendly. They even...More

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