For a casual and fun dining experience The Irish Pub does not disappoint. Thanks to a menu of reasonably priced and delicious pub food, the restaurant was once named "Best Cheap Eats" by the Atlantic City Magazine. Dishes like Fish and Chips combined with traditional Irish music and free flowing beer make for a jolly good time. After a night of eating and drinking, walk right up the stairs and settle into one of the rooms available for rent above the bar.
Since World War II, this sub shop has been a favorite sandwich joint for locals. It may be just a little place, but it is filled with character and history. A whole sandwich is 3 feet long and the rolls are baked fresh everyday, from Formica Brothers Bakery (just across the street). These sandwich artists really know what they are doing—just order the White House Special and you'll see what all the rave is about.
Classic American burgers full of goodness awaits you at Broadway Burger Bar situated on Pacific Avenue. Salads, tacos, tapas dishes, sandwiches and American entrees like Pulled Pork and Pan Seared Salmon are also served here. A small section of the menu has been dedicated to gluten-free dishes. Get yourself a glass of ice-cold beer or one of their signature cocktails if you are looking for something to help you unwind.
A popular dessert spot, Fractured Prune has managed to welcome its guests over the years with quite a few delicious recipes. Black Forest, Caramel Bliss and Blueberry Hill are some of the donut specialties served here. One also gets a chance to choose from the range of 13 exotic toppings. However, don’t be surprised if the huge donut menu leaves you spoiled for choice. The donuts here are also made-to-order so that their customers can enjoy the taste of the fresh ingredients to the fullest. The place is often crowded which may lead to a long wait. But don’t let that bother you as the staff as well as the owner here will try hard to accommodate you as soon as they can.
Careme's Restaurant is a student-run eatery, which is located at Atlantic Cape Community College's Academy of Culinary Arts. It is a local favorite and a popular hang-out for most college students. Lunch from the buffet table is a feast, set with chilled gourmet salads, fish, chicken, vegetables and lots more. For dinner enjoy the à la carte menu which includes soups, salads, appetizers, fresh fruits and desserts. All the dishes are prepared by the student chefs. Call ahead to make reservations and make sure the restaurant is open, as it is only open from September to December and then again from January through May. When it's open, the academy seats for lunch between 11:30a and noon, and seating re-opens for dinner between 6:30p and 7:30p, Monday through Friday.
Sundae Best is an ice-cream parlor which is known for its wide variety of delicious ice cream flavors. The ice creams are completely homemade and gluten free so that even the most health-conscious diners can indulge their sweet-tooth. So get a waffle cone, an ice cream sandwich or a doughnut ice cream and beat the summer heat with a delicious sweet treat.
Located at the AC food court of the famous Bally's Atlantic City, Primo Pizza (Bally's) lets you enjoy delectable pizzas in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. After a long day at the slot machines, this is one place where you can delight your palate to creations like the Buffalo Chicken Pizza, Meat Lovers Pizza and the Primo BBQ Chicken Pizza. Also on offer are dishes like Steak Stromboli and vegetarian as well as meat-laden calzones. Your order is incomplete without sides like the cheese fries and chicken fingers. For those with robust appetites, Primo's 10 pieces of Buffalo wings come most recommended along with the entire pizza fare.
Located inside the Bally's Atlantic City Hotel and Casino, Boardwalk Cupcakes is an adorable cupcake shop whose display will beckon you inside for sure. The place is well lit to resemble a boutique with decor that accentuates every little creation of theirs. From interesting cupcakes like Popcorn cake, Lemonade, Soda Pop, Chocolate Mudslide to classics like the Vanilla, Banana and Red Velvet all of their mini treats taste as wonderful as they look. Come here to indulge in your sweet tooth, at their prices you won't settle for just one!
Nothing gives more pleasure in Atlantic City than strolling along the Boardwalk, enjoying the beach views and fresh sea breeze, while relishing fruity and watery ice creams that melt down your throat. John’s Water Ice is a famous family-owned ice cream parlor in Philadelphia and the same family has opened this food stall in Atlantic City. Though it is a tiny takeaway joint with no seats, young and old alike flock here for enjoying gelati in flavors like pineapple, cherry, lemon and chocolate. The original Philadelphia store dates back to 1945 and the ice creams are prepared according to original recipes, using fresh fruit and avoiding artificial additives and preservatives. So head here on a warm summer day and let their ice creams work their wonder on you.