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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $22
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
French Fries
Cheese Fries
Cheddar cheese
Red onions
Homemade Chili
SALAD​
Tossed Salad
Mixed garden greens, cucumber, tomato and red onion
Chef Salad
Toasted turkey, ham, American cheese on a bed of mixed green lettuce with sliced egg, cucumbers, red onions and tomato
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Deep fried tender strips of chicken covered with our sweet and sassy buffalo sauce over a garden salad and a side of blue cheese dressing
Greek Salad
Mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, peppers, kalamata olives, feta cheese and a side of balsamic vinaigrette (topped with marinated grilled chicken )
Garden Salad
Caesar Salad
SANDWICHES​
Char-Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast
Pulled BBQ Pork
Pulled BBQ Chicken
Pulled BBQ Beef Brisket
Pork Rib Sandwich
French fries
A side dish
Beef Rib Sandwich
Club Sandwich
Tall triple layer sandwich with your choice of roasted turkey or ham, lettuce, tomato, mayo and pulled pork or turkey bacon
Grilled Chicken BLT
Marinated grilled breast of chicken topped with lettuce, tomato and bacon
Fresh Fried Whiting Fish
Served on a kaiser roll with coleslaw and fries
Pulled Pork or Chicken
Award winning recipe topped with out famous barbecue sauce, piled high on a kaiser roll served with coleslaw
BURGER​
Our burgers are USDA sirloin, served with coleslaw and a pickle
Char-Grilled Burger
All American Burger
Char-grilled burger with lettuce, tomato, mayo and American cheese
LUNCH​
Served with two side dishes
Fried Whole Wings
Fried Whiting Fish
Fried Turkey Chop
Fried Pork Chops
Jumbo Fried Shrimp
W/​ fries and cole slaw
SOUTHERN FRIED CHICKEN PLATTERS​
Served with side dishes of your choice and a dinner roll
Fried Wings
Fried Dark Meat
Fried / Chicken Tenders
Fried White Meat
Fried Boneless Breast
Spice up your platters with our homemade honey BBQ sauce or hot wing sauce
SOUTHERN FAVORITES​
Served with side dishes of your choice and a dinner roll
Pork Chops
Center cut chops fried or grilled
Meat Loaf
Made with fresh ground beef and smothered in gravy
Turkey Chops
Try our sliced turkey breast chops fried or grilled
Liver and Onions
Tender calf liver smothered in brown gravy and sautéed onions
Enjoy southern style smothered with onions and gravy for an additional cents
SEAFOOD PLATTERS​
Served with side dishes of your choice and a dinner roll
Fried Whiting Fish
Fried Cat Fish
Fried Jumbo Shrimp
Fried Fish and Shrimp Combo
SIDES DISHES​
Small
Large
Family size
Collard Greens
Small
Large
Family size
Candid Yams
Small
Large
Family size
Baked Beans
Small
Large
Family size
Cabbage
Small
Large
Family size
Cut Corn
Small
Large
Family size
String Beans
Small
Large
Family size
Cole Slaw
Small
Large
Family size
Potato Salad Rice and Gravy
Small
Large
Family size
Blck Eyed Peas and Rice
Small
Large
Family size
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
BBQ PLATTERS​
Served with side dishes of your choice and a dinner roll
Pulled BBQ Pork
Award winning pork served on a kaiser and topped with a kelsey's honey BBQ sauce
Hours
Better
Pulled BBQ Beef
This sandwich is thinly sliced brisket that has been smoked for
Pulled BBQ Chicken
Hand pulled right off the bone and marinated in our famous BBQ sauce
BBQ Pork Spare Ribs
Tender, mouth watering and fallen off the bone
BBQ Beef Short Ribs
Slow cooked tender chunks of beef, topped in BBQ sauce or gravy you decide
BBQ Combination
The​ best of both worlds or tender charbroiled BBQ chicken and your choice of ribs
BBQ Dark Meat
BBQ White Meat
BBQ Wings
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent restaurant...menu outstanding...excellent, friendly service...great for family,couples or meetings.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 126renej
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were going on the dolphin cruise and had over a hour to wait. So we decided to eat before the cruise and try out this cafe. My girlfriend and I had breakfast but I really wanted to try their collard greens and macaroni and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 757fayef
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family of four ate here. The food is outstanding (try the fried chicken). Great, friendly service (thanks, Farris). Only about a mile away from the boardwalk. Definitely eat here!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jenr2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a while but were completely ignored. No greeting, no nothing, so I asked how long the wait was. I was told 45 minutes -- and I saw an empty table. Others were waiting, but it was so disorganized that we left.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MaryMambo1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent three days in AC to kick off our three week vacation. We made sure to stop at K&It's for breakfast/brunch. As always...we left as satisfied customers. Thus place is such a hidden jewel. I know that there is another location...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank noiee34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the restaurant the day before to a packed house! Returned the next day almost to a nearly empty restaurant! We sat down placed our orders. Some people came about 5 minutes after we did they placed their order and theirs came almost immediately! After...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Chance2474
Reviewed June 14, 2019

Every time we visit Atlantic City, we visit this restaurant. Good for breakfast and dinner. Great catfish and excellent grits.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bentomtraveler
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

I have been going to Kelsey’s for years but never tried the southern cafe until today. I was not disappointed. The food was delicious. The prices are reasonable. The wait staff is exceptional and Paris (our waiter) was very attentive and made great suggestions. Will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank csw1998
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

We're from the deep South where Southern cooking is an art. Kelsey and Kim must have grown up in the South and had their mom teach them how, because this is as good as you'll ever find in the South. The cornbread is a must!--better...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed May 29, 2019

This place is amazing...the food was authentic soul food, the customer service was great, the decor was on point, the drinks were delicious too, the live music and atmosphere added to the total experience. Kelsey and Kim do southern food RIGHT! We went on a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Just_Me_Bernie
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