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“Southern Hospitality at its best.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kelsey's

Kelsey's
Ranked #14 of 391 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Bar, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Kentucky Avenue
Transit: Jitney stops at front door.
Description: Atlantic City's premiere Supper Club, located on the historic street of Club Harlem's own Kentucky Avenue. Come enjoy an evening of live music, flavorful fare and soulful spirits. At Kelsey's you'll find the area's best Southern Cuisine. One block away from the boardwalk and centrally located near the top casinos at 1545 Pacific Avenue, corner of Kentucky & Pacific Avenues.
1 review
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“Southern Hospitality at its best.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2013

Beautiful Restaurant. Authentic Southern food and menu. Well stock bar and upscale drink selection. Live music and entertainment on the weekends. Kelsey's on the corner of Pacific and Kentucky is the perfect dinner/date night spot.

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“Excellent food, service and entertainment.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

Excellent food, service and entertainment. The owner is such a nice person. This is a classy place that I'll recommend to everyone.

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Thank lbsa3112
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Florence NJ USA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Best of the Best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

This was the first time my husband and I visited Kelsey's in AC; we were celebrating his 61st birthday. The service was excellent, atmosphere warm and friendly. The food was to die for. I have a habit that when I'm eating something I like; I hum while I eat. Needless to say I hummed through my entire meal.....We were staying in AC for six days and we dined at Kelsey's everyday we were there. I loved their corn bread basket, ribs, fish taco's, shrimp and grits, etc..... Otherwise I enjoyed everything I ate and so did my husband. Kim and Kelsey Co-Owners made us feel welcomed and so did their staff especially, Julie. We loved the music and can't wait to return again.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Doris S
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North Wildwood, New Jersey
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“OMG Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2013

While located in the former site of Redding's that's where the comparison stops. Our meal was awesome! Had shrimp etouffee ap and will order it as a dinner next time. New Orleans has nothing on Mr. Jackson. My blackened salmon dinner dish was moist and just spicy enough to raise some moisture on my bald head without overpowering the fish. Nanc loved her fried chicken and dove into the cornbread that's a must order. Some of the best I've had! Everything was served hot. The room is very nice and the prices are incredible when compared to what you'll pay in the better casino restaurants. Kelsey took the time to come out and make the rounds with the diners. While you can spend a fortune elsewhere it doesn't get much better than this!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JSzulewski
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Manchester Township, New Jersey
1 review
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

My husband took me there for my birthday. i had a wonderful experience. The staff was great, the food was awesome, well worth the hour drive there. The general manager makes you feel very welcome there.....some of the staff came over once they found out i was celebrating my birthday, to see if I was enjoying my birthday with them. I am one not very impress with soul food restaurants. I will definitely go back and bring my family. Thank you Kelsey.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Neese7
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