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Cafe 2825

2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
+1 609-344-6913
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner with our friends and had a great experience. The restaurant was authentic Italian and every single thing we ordered was great.

Thank R9643VPdavidc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cafe 2825 is one of those hidden gems that is worth a trip. Located on an assuming stretch of road not far from the boardwalk, this family run restaurant oozes the love of food and people. The tableside dishes should be tried especially the Locatelli...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are no doubts ! It is among my first 80 in the 85 countries that I have visited in my professional life and among the top 20 (always my rankings) of those tried on the coast of East America (all north of Potomac, except...More

Thank raoulhood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well for a supposedly GREAT restaurant, we were standing there quite awkwardly for about 10 minutes waiting to be seated. (No hostess!) Finally some random person sat us at our table. The restaurant seemed to have too many tables jammed into a small space. Everything...More

Thank 457darlenel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually no reservation for you. This review is based specifically on the ridiculous reservation system, or lack there of. You have to call 2 weeks specifically before your desired date and are told to leave a message with the time you want. Then they are...More

Thank Mickeymotto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

my wife and I had the opportunity to dine on 20 June at Cafe 2825. I must say beyond a doubt it was the best meal we had in years. service was exceptional. the menu explained by the wait staff was helpful. bread and delicious...More

Thank grover1023
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In town from Texas for one night college visit trip to East Coast. No room as they were booked but the owner and his wife made room for our family of 3 to eat at the bar. What an experience. They treated us like royalty....More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The absolute best Italian restaurant period.Run by the two nicest husband and wife,Joe and Ginny.God Bless!!

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for many many years. I love it. I gave it rave reviews. Now it has become so popular, I can get a reservation. I can't even leave a message asking for a reservation. My husband was able to...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Was fantastic, food , people everything!!!! Cannot wait to go back! Food, wine, atmosphere, servers, awesome!

Thank dpezz817
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Questions & Answers
April B
18 June 2017|
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Response from 46582Yankee07 | Reviewed this property |
No. Full bar and wine list.
14 May 2017|
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Response from qutypy | Reviewed this property |
You absolutely need reservations!!!! i've been going many years and it's next to impossible to get a table without ....
20 September 2016|
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Response from Merrywonder | Reviewed this property |
they are a mom and pop restaurant. Old school and they run their business that way. Keep trying as I have never had a problem. Its worth the effort.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325
    (Brighton Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-344-6913
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Been in business 28 yrs. Featuring Italian American Cusine. One block from Tropicana and The Quarter. Family Owned. Upscale Italian American white table cloth restaurant . PLEASE upscale casual dress.... no tee shirts, graffiti tees, cut off, beachwear,Male tank tops.
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