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Gilchrist Restaurant

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804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
(609) 345-8278
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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91 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Family owned and operated !!! Great visit to Gardners basin in AC inlet!!! Great and friendly , always go there when in that neighborhood!!! 5💥💥💥💥💥 ALWAYS a great meal GREAT COFFEE TOO

Thank Artric63
Meriden, Connecticut
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

breakfast was yummy- pleasant and friendly waitress- you can sit inside or outside ( we sat outside on patio- covered with tent because of wind-) you can see water and boats. Not far drive from Atlantic City- French Toast great-/ after eating walk around little shops.(you need to walk after the large portions!!

Thank nguesu1978
Edinboro, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute little place for breakfast with parking close by. Waitress was extremely sweet and friendly. Restaurant is right next to the water and you can sit outside and see the boats go by while your eating. Good food and nice location and food came fast and friendly.

Thank bear4069
Kirkwood, New Jersey
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Open for breakfast and lunch. Best breakfast in Atlantic City area. Buttermilk and blueberry pancakes are deliciously light fluffy and about 9" in diameter. Yummy Egg dishes are served to your liking. Choice of bacon, sausage, and scrapple. Good coffee. You can choose to sit outside during nice weather to enjoy the beautiful view of the marine, watching the commercial... More 

Thank Kathy J
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gilchrist serves breakfast and lunch, reasonably priced. We ate breakfast on the shaded deck, overlooking the marina. The view is so tranquil that you may forget the bustling boardwalk just across town. The pancakes are light and crepe-like, quite nice. The syrup had an odd flavor, so I opted to eat my pancakes with butter only, and they were still... More 

Thank TLinHT
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside, it looks like a shack, and the inside doesn't look much better. But don't come for the decor, come for the food! My wife and I both had the blueberry pancakes, so I can't comment on the rest of the menu (and that's my only reason for giving it four stars instead of five). But the pancakes... More 

Thank Henry M
Southern NJ
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get there EARLY for easy seating for the best blueberry pancakes you'll ever eat! But if you get there at prime breakfast time expect to wait for them!

Thank dlivesay
Franklin Square, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate brunch at this restaurant. The food was good. I especially like the hot cakes. They were fluffy and tasted great. The whole family was satisfied with the food. Our server was polite and attentive. The view was nice as well while we ate.

Thank babee1998
east coast
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here after our hour boat cruise. They serve breakfast and lunch all day. Most people were getting breakfast which looked really appetizing. We got lunch. I had fish and chips and my husband had a cheeseburger with fries. My fish and chips was great. I got 4 large pieces of fish and a large plate of french fries.... More 

Thank marypop
Sydney, Australia
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767 reviews
447 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How beautiful to have breakfast sitting by the water at a view of attractive homes, boats & people watching in the Restaurant. The Veggie Cheese Omelette & an added grilled beef spicy sausage was excellent. I had to order one of their blueberry pancakes which sadly came at the same time as the omelette so it stuck to the plate... More 

Thank Clio H

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: (609) 345-8278

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?