Since 1935 Angelo's has been offering locals and tourists hearty, home-style Italian cuisine. Family owned and operated for three generations, the bar is designed to look like an Italian alleyway, balconies and all. The menu is full of Italian classics like Veal Florentine and Linguine with Clams, as well as a large selection of seafood specialties and steaks. Their wine list blends the best of Italian and Californian vintages, and don't miss dessert: there are Italian gelati as well as American classics like carrot and cheesecake.
Los Amigos was one of the first Mexican restaurants in the Delaware Valley and has been offering up some of the best Mexican and Southwestern food around since 1976. The menu has a bit of a seafood spin with items like Clams Mexicana and Crab Quesadillas, as well as traditional border fare like burritos and fajitas. They have a great children's menu, and of course ice cold cervezas and frosty margaritas, the perfect compliment to spicy dishes and hot summer nights.
This branch of Planet Rose is located in the Quarter at Tropicana Casino and Resort. If you are finicky about colors and patterns you might be put off at first by the leopard-print walls and rose-pink bar. But after a few drinks, some light snacks, and some cajoling from your pals, you can ignore it all and head to the stage where you can sing your favorite karaoke songs. Check out the videos playing on the TV screens for some inspiration and encourage other singers by cheering them on. Open everyday from 7pm onwards.
The Deck Bayfront Bar & Restaurant is exactly what its name implies. A huge deck on the bay side with a good sized stage for live performers and a big bar. It's a popular summer hangout, since it's only open May through September and you can typically find people of all ages who come here to bask in the sun while enjoying a meal or cocktail. A big table outside is provided for outdoor eating and on weekends, live bands play in the afternoons and evenings.
Diners at the red roof-topped Knife & Fork agree that eating here is a treat, even more so than at many restaurants on the Boardwalk. Regardless, the elegant decor, the friendly, efficient service, and the romantic atmosphere indicate that a pleasurable experience is in store. For starters, whet your appetite on the pleasing Cornmeal Crusted Calamari drizzled in roasted pepper aioli. For the main course, reward yourself and order the delectable Stuffed Veal Chop or the Whole Lobster. One caveat: sometimes the restaurant can get noisy, so request a more private dining table if necessary.
Located on the water in Gardner's Basin, Back Bay Alehouse is the perfect place to enjoy micro-brewed beer and watch the sunset over the water. A scrumptious selection of brew-house eats Jersey Shore style includes burgers, steaks, and seafood. Be sure to join them for their sunset toast every evening that there is sun! Open seasonally, be sure to call ahead or check out the website for more information.
The Wingcraft Kitchen and Beer is a hip place offering classic American fare and a range of canned and bottled brews. Choose between salads, burgers, pizzas, wings and sandwiches. The Classic Burger and Short Rib Grilled Sandwich are particularly delightful. Seating includes a mix of wooden chairs, comfortable couches and bar stools. You also have the option to enjoy your meal in the cozy, indoor setting or take in the weather as you dine al fresco at the patio. If you are looking to have a lively evening out, Wingcraft Kitchen and Beer Bar with its delicious food, young crowd and enthusiastic wait staff won’t disappoint.
This historical tavern has been serving beer to the people of Atlantic City since 1685. You may be wondering how the Tun Tavern has stayed in business for so long. The reason isn't marketing skills, the beer is just plain good. Any beer you order, whether it be the light Golden Ale or the hop-y American India Pale Ale, is developed and brewed in house. For a nosh to accompany your tall one, Tun supplies food that can stand up to any brew or appetite. The menu runs the gamut of steaks, seafoods, pastas, and other entrees. Partake of the 8 ounce Fillet Mignon or try your hand at the Cowboy Tun, a 20 ounce ribeye steak.
Angeloni's II is a family business that takes the best ingredients from sea and land to create belly-warming Italian dishes. The menu runs the gamut of Italian specialties like Chicken Marsala, Veal Florentine, and Shrimp Fra Diavolo. The ingredients are seasonal so freshness is guaranteed. The extensive wine list has earned the restaurant several awards. They have been honored the Award of Excellence by The Wine Spectator Magazine many times. One look at the international wines available and it's not hard to see why. Wines from France, Italy, Lebanon, Chile and more comprise the choices.
Harry's Oyster Bar is known to serve some of the best seafood in the city. Steeped in simplicity, this eatery is all about great food at reasonable prices in a casual setting with friendly service and that's exactly what they deliver. The raw bar features oysters and oyster shots, clams, lobster, tuna, and the raw bar sampler that has small portions of them all. The menu changes daily and features fresh fish from the day's catch. The crab cakes, clam chowder, Mahi Mahi tacos, shrimp ceviche, Angus beef burger are some of the recommended dishes. If you love seafood Harry's Oyster Bar should not be missed when in Atlantic city.