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Cafe 2825

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2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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126 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first experience dining here. We heard others rave about it. It's difficult to get a reservation. The restaurant is modest in size. But, the food and service is huge in comparison! The staff is fabulous. If you want to be "wowed", order some of the table-side dishes. The hand-made mozzarella is prepared amazingly and plated for your... More 

Thank Linleedo
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I almost hate to write this because it just makes it harder to get a reservation for dinner. This is the best dinner and experience we had in a long time. No frills atmosphere, just unbelievable food and friendly atmosphere. Joe the owner jumps right in when needed and stops by every table to insure you're happy. Great staff and... More 

Thank Joeydazzle
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner started with perfect drinks and appetizers. They have my favorite wine, santa margherita, by the glass! We had polenta (amazing), squid, clams and then they made pasta tableside in a round of parmeggiano. Also had the hand made mozzerella ( a MUST....it's fantastic)...i had the bronzino and they accommodated my gluten intolerance. My dinner was out of this... More 

Thank Linda M
Princeton, New Jersey
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218 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant looks like a hole in the wall from outside but inside is cozy. Reservations are hard to come by even in the off season. Service was professional. Their signature pasta is made tableside and is a "don't miss". A huge hunk of parmigian cheese serves as the preparation bowl. A blow torch is used to soften the cheese... More 

Thank Frank P
West Chester, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it was difficult to make a reservation, it was well worth the trouble. I was trying to find an Italian Restaurant for my daughter's birthday and read a review for Cafe 2825 and it seemed to fit the bill. Was I ever right! The food was outstanding. We shared the Burrata Mozzarella appetizer special which was prepared tableside. The... More 

Thank Dolores V
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

This is a restaurant that everyone needs to visit service is super . You can't miss this one. If your in Atlantic City you need to call in advance to go here.. The food is perfect Italian Superb. You can't move after you leave but that's what makes it worth the trip! The cook a lot of your food in... More 

Thank Venia G
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

A very good spot in A.C. Reservations a must. A small dining area with a small bar.A very cool place.Excellent service and food.We love it!

Thank shadrack28
Atlanta, Georgia
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294 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We were in Atlantic City unexpected and trying to find a place for dinner. I was checking TripAdvisor like i do and mentioned to my son who knows the area somewhat the two places we were considering. This was not one of the two since we were looking for seafood. He told me about this place. He loves Italian. He... More 

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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

SIMPLY AMAZING!! Read all the glowing reviews and saw all the photos on Yelp and had high expectations going in and they were met. Had a group of 8 last night and everyone left extremely happy and satisfied. Entrees included the Flounder franchise, chicken parmesan, pork, and Sunday pasta. All were delicious as I sampled all but the Sunday pasta.... More 

1 Thank alext00923
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

discovered this restaurant on trip advisor and i have to say this was the best dinner i've ever had in atlantic city.my wife and i always eat in the casino restaurants but decided to try somewhere new. as soon as i tasted the sauce on my wifes eggplant rollatini i knew we made a great choice. stuffed veal chop...pescatore.....coconut cheesecake...outstanding.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $50
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
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?