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Cafe 2825

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2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent dinner at this very nice restaurant. The menu is extensive, the food is delicious, and the service is very attentive. And the ever-present owners Joe and Vinnie are extremely cordial and helpful. A not-to-be-missed dining experience whenever you are in Atlantic City...and we won't!!!!!

Thank wclegends
margate, nj
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here tonight. Always fabulous. Food is truly phenomenal. Better than being in Italy for me. Table side Mozzarella and Ricotta appetizer is both unique and delicious. Difficult reservatoon to get... for a good reason!! Keep up the great work Joe!!

1 Thank bill m
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keep your cheese opinion to yourself, this place has the real deal! All cheeses done RIGHT! Mozzarella made at the table, the reggiano, and parmigiana is unreal! You will never have BETTER!

1 Thank bradb-nola
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and good service. As Atlantic city goes, this is one of the top restaurants to visit. There is plenty to choose from on the menu. the next time we visit we'd like to try to table side mozzarella, it looked very good. for dessert, the coconut cheese cake is a must have.

1 Thank jcurran1811
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Café 2825 is a crown jewel that serves as a beacon for a better Atlantic City experience. I would drive to AC just for another perfect dinner with them. We started off with a fresh seafood salad that was chock full of seafood. Our server suggested it as a lighter way to start our dinner and he was spot on.... More 

1 Thank Cuddlefudge W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like authentic southern Italian cooking, think Brooklyn, this is the place. Food is outstanding. Service is awesome, salads done table side. Place is small, reservations are hard to get. They only book 14 days in advance. Parking is even more of a challenge, there is a small, very small, lot in the back. Do NOT park next door,... More 

1 Thank Ron J
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here on 6/21/16 for my wife's birthday. Being one of the toughest restaurants to get into in Atlantic City, I promptly made my reservation two weeks out at 6:00 am to make sure I got a table for this night (you cannot reserve a table more than two weeks in advance). The restaurant is small (only has 14 tables)... More 

1 Thank Vinny T
Laurel, MD
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This place is so fantastic we drive up from Columbia, MD to dine here! Start with the prepared table side fresh mozzarella and tomatoes with a light balsamic glaze, a side of prosciutto, accompanied by the best bread we've ever had. The Cacio e Pepe is not only delicious, but the table side preparation is a wonder to behold. The... More 

1 Thank Cutty57
Cape May Point, New Jersey
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and visited tonight and had an unbelievable experience. The table side mozzarella served warm... Simply amazing. The veal chop was perfect and the Sea bass delightful. The cheesecake doe desert..., served warm put it over the top. Best cheesecake ever. Service was good and the overall experience was pleasant. Planning my return... Very soon .

1 Thank barbieci
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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332 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Not only excellent, but one of the best! We were with friends who had been there before, and they knew to order the fresh mozzarella which is made tableside. Incredible, just simply incredible. A veal chop dinner was excellent, but the chicken Parmesan was the best I have ever tasted. Period. Soft shell crabs were among the best. It is... More 

1 Thank bbwex

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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
Special occasions
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
    (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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?