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“Great Value” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grotto

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Ranked #72 of 378 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.
Description: Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto features delicious veal, chicken, seafood and pastas. The breathtaking decor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals and custom made polished iron scrollwork. Wine connoisseurs will be impressed with the extensive collection of Italian and domestic selections. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect Atlantic City location for Italian dining.
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

The food at Grotto is outstanding. I had the Chicken Rotisserie Salad. To say its the best tasting salad I've ever had doesn't do it justice. The service here, just like in the rest of the hotel, was 5 stars.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Caywoman7
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English first
Brigantine, New Jersey
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Happy Hour at the Bar”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My husband and I were at the Golden Nugget for some slot machine action. Situated just off the casino floor is the Grotto. We stopped during the Happy Hour at the bar. There is special pricing for beer, wine, cocktails and martinis. The bartender seem more occupied in getting his bar condiments set up than taking our order. Finally, my husband had to call him over. I noticed a House Bellini, but the bartender told me it was a frozen drink. Since I do not like frozen drinks, I asked what was on the Happy Hour Menu that was not frozen. He said they were all frozen. I ordered a glass of wine. We happened to notice a couple sit a few seats from us at the bar with nice looking Martinis. My husband inquired as to what they were drinking. They said Appletinis. They were not frozen. My husband asked if they were a Happy Hour Price special and they said yes.
Our bartender did not deserve the tip we left. Next time I am at the Golden Nugget I will choose the
Chart House Bar for their Happy Hour.

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank alyce s
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Jersey Shore
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218 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I visit the Golden Nugget monthly and each time I ate at Grotto, which is located on the casino floor, my meal and the service have been wonderful. The bread, the pasta, the salads.....everything is delicious. The only thing they need is better signage!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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2 Thank WaterfallsLover
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NY
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87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“cute spot tucked in the Golden Nugget”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

Was able to get a reservation here last minute. Cute restaurant. Food was great ... tiramisu was awesome! Specialty drinks were ok, average. Dave our waiter was awesome and really friendly!!! Would definitely go back!!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank NYMertzy
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Beltsville, Maryland
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Happy Happy Hour!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Was staying at the Golden Nugget and decided to try Grotto for happy hour. I didn't have food, but did have one of their specialty drinks - Chambord bellini. I'm not one for fruity drinks, but that Chambord bellini was awesome! All three of them... My sisters were with me and food as well as drinks - they both enjoyed their food and drinks as well. I'm looking forward to paying a return visit.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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1 Thank divasoul
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