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Cafe 2825

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2825 Atlantic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6325 (Brighton Avenue)
+1 609-344-6913
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten in restaurants all over the world and this was one of the best dining experiences ever. I did a buyout of the restaurant (55 people) and even with a limited menu, the service was spectacular. Joe is an amazing restaurateur who know how to manage his people and connect with the customer. The table side mozzarella is second... More 

1 Thank Vaughn68
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to cafe 2825 with a group of my Groomsmen. It was amazing. The food is incredible, everything on the menu is good, and the drinks are made strong. Anyone you ask walking out of this restaurant will tell you their favorite meal and they will usually reply with "close your eyes and point anywhere on the menu". I... More 

Thank Patrick B
new jersey
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Great little Italian restaurant with home made food. Terrific Sunday gravy, the meatballs and bracciole were like eating at home on Sunday afternoons!

Thank pinnacle2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I'm from around the area, and finally tried Cafe 2825. Did not disappoint in the least. Food was some of best Italian food I ever had. Have been to most of the well known/respected Italian restaurants in South Jersey, and this is far and away the best of them. Like all great/successful businesses and restaurants, the owner was there all... More 

Thank Zfeinste
United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Food and service excellent owner very involved and friendly specialty dishes you won't forget never expected such a find outside of all the hotels must visit when going to AC

Thank mflorentino
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Cannot go wrong. Small, intimate dining experience. Everything freshly made. Service is outstanding, as is the food. Difficult to get reservations, but worth the effort.

Thank kungfuNewJersey
Chicago, IL
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I was visiting from out of town. A local hotelier got us our reservation for a Friday night. Our reservation was at 6:00 PM and it was already packed. The tables are very close together - the room gets loud because of this, and because the bar is in the same room. We ordered a Caesar salad to split for... More 

Thank Zobie
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first experience dining here. We heard others rave about it. It's difficult to get a reservation. The restaurant is modest in size. But, the food and service is huge in comparison! The staff is fabulous. If you want to be "wowed", order some of the table-side dishes. The hand-made mozzarella is prepared amazingly and plated for your... More 

Thank Linleedo
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I almost hate to write this because it just makes it harder to get a reservation for dinner. This is the best dinner and experience we had in a long time. No frills atmosphere, just unbelievable food and friendly atmosphere. Joe the owner jumps right in when needed and stops by every table to insure you're happy. Great staff and... More 

Thank Joeydazzle
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Our dinner started with perfect drinks and appetizers. They have my favorite wine, santa margherita, by the glass! We had polenta (amazing), squid, clams and then they made pasta tableside in a round of parmeggiano. Also had the hand made mozzerella ( a MUST....it's fantastic)...i had the bronzino and they accommodated my gluten intolerance. My dinner was out of this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?