We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Cafe 2825

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
Website
Today
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

354 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 353: English reviews
Lawrenceville, NJ
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dined here Feb 10, 2017. Once you get past the horrible parking situation, you are in for a fantastic meal. Service is great and owner(?) who makes tableside mozzerella is personable, friendly and very appreciative of his guests. The food is amazing-sald for me and octopus for my hubby. We also had mozzerella en corroza which was cheesy and delicious.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Diane C
Long Branch, New Jersey
Level Contributor
53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mozzarella made from scratch table side. Warm and incredibly smooth. Pasta prepared table side in a cheese wheel. OMG ! Fabulous pork chop, filet mignon and shrimp. ALWAYS a fabulous experience.

Helpful?
Thank 46582Yankee07
Ventnor, NJ
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I/We have been to this restaurant on several occasions and each time... everything we try is eccellente

Helpful?
Thank AATuccio
Jersey City, New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was hearing all the hype on how this place is the best. I was excited to try it, the place is crammed and on top of one another but thats not a big deal. Food was sub par and no i didnt like the meatball. Veal parm was just average. My wife wasnt impressed either. Being from brooklyn its... More 

Helpful?
Thank foodiesickle
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

I've eaten in restaurants all over the world and this was one of the best dining experiences ever. I did a buyout of the restaurant (55 people) and even with a limited menu, the service was spectacular. Joe is an amazing restaurateur who know how to manage his people and connect with the customer. The table side mozzarella is second... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Vaughn68
Level Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

I went to cafe 2825 with a group of my Groomsmen. It was amazing. The food is incredible, everything on the menu is good, and the drinks are made strong. Anyone you ask walking out of this restaurant will tell you their favorite meal and they will usually reply with "close your eyes and point anywhere on the menu". I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patrick B
new jersey
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Great little Italian restaurant with home made food. Terrific Sunday gravy, the meatballs and bracciole were like eating at home on Sunday afternoons!

Helpful?
Thank pinnacle2
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

I'm from around the area, and finally tried Cafe 2825. Did not disappoint in the least. Food was some of best Italian food I ever had. Have been to most of the well known/respected Italian restaurants in South Jersey, and this is far and away the best of them. Like all great/successful businesses and restaurants, the owner was there all... More 

Helpful?
Thank Zfeinste
United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Food and service excellent owner very involved and friendly specialty dishes you won't forget never expected such a find outside of all the hotels must visit when going to AC

Helpful?
Thank mflorentino
North Wildwood, New Jersey
Level Contributor
66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Cannot go wrong. Small, intimate dining experience. Everything freshly made. Service is outstanding, as is the food. Difficult to get reservations, but worth the effort.

Helpful?
Thank kungfuNewJersey

Travelers who viewed Cafe 2825 also viewed

Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
 
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
 

Been to Cafe 2825? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
    (Brighton Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-344-6913
Description
Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from Tropicana and The Quarter. Family Owned. Upscale Italian American white table cloth restaurant . PLEASE upscale casual dress.... no tee shirts, graffiti tees, cut off, beachwear,Male tank tops.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cafe 2825 and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
over a year ago
Madison, New Jersey
White Meadow Lake, New Jersey, United States
5 months ago
gurgaon
over a year ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Cafe 2825 staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?