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Scales Grill & Deck Bar

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800 N New Hampshire Ave, Gardner's Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
+1 609-517-2602
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“shrimp tacos” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
800 N New Hampshire Ave, Gardner's Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

Sat outside on the deck overlooking the water. Had great service and the view is great. There were 9 of us in our party and everyone was happy with what they got. Had the Crab Nachos, Calamari and Tuna Mango/Seaweed Salad apps. Would highly recommend...More

Thank Nanci K
Reviewed July 6, 2012

A great find that was recommended by concierge in our hotel in Atlantic City. Only a few min from the hustle and bustle and a nice relaxing meal. It's on the back bay and the deck overlooks the water. We were there on a sun...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed July 2, 2012

One of a few places on the water in AC area. The food is decent, not great but decent. We went yesterday and had a good time. The Arnold Palmer is a great drink.....they make it with sweet tea vodka....really good. We had the local...More

Thank William S
Reviewed June 29, 2012

My friend and our 4 young girls (3,4, 7, and 8) ate at Scales today. We were visiting the AC Aquarium and needed a place to eat. So glad we found Scales! We ordered the crab nachos, which I was hoping they weren't going to...More

Thank Kathryn102
Reviewed June 15, 2012

What a fun restaurant! The atmosphere is that of Long Beach Island not Atlantic City. Private boats pull up to the dock and park so that lunch or dinner can be enjoyed at this fun outdoor venue. We enjoyed lunch on a quiet Friday afternoon....More

1  Thank momstravel
Reviewed June 3, 2012

Food is great. Sitting outside on the deck is awesome.

1  Thank JAS05
Reviewed June 1, 2012

awful food & overpriced,,,better off at back bay. we had 4 of us & no one got a good meal

2  Thank kathyfin1
Reviewed May 28, 2012

There's nothing like dining on the deck at Scales with huge fishing boats passing, and friendly commercial fishermen waving. Lots of pleasure boats pulling in and out of the Marina for fun family dining. Food is good, and fairly priced. Two inviting indoor diningrooms and...More

1  Thank ZaneBewJersey
Reviewed May 25, 2012

Although the sun was in our eyes, we had a great meal. I had shrimp tacos---great attention to detail and delicate flavors. I would definately get it again. My husband had wings and calamari. Both were excellent.

Thank Jasperling
Reviewed May 12, 2012

Found this excellent restaurant while on a golfing trip to Atlantic City. Sits right on the water with great views. Food was excellent and staff was outstanding. Five minutes from the casino's in a totally remodeled area. If you are in AC, you have to...More

Thank Shadow1947
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May 24, 2017|
Response from rship1 |
No there is no indoors seating. BackBay AleHouse just accross the parking lot does have some indoors seating, mostly on FL2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 N New Hampshire Ave, Gardner's Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2900
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-517-2602
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Awesome AC skyline views, full outside bar, delicious menu!!!
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