Robert’s Steakhouse Open at Taj Mahal

Owner Robert Gans welcomed the media for cocktails and tastings, and announced a $5,000 donation to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

By Lori Hoffman
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Robert Gans knew he was taking a gamble when he decided to open a Robert’s Steakhouse in Atlantic City. However, he could never have expected an unwelcome visit by Hurricane Sandy, just when he was launching the opening of his new restaurant.

At a cocktail party for the media and elected officials last evening, Thursday, Nov. 8, Gans admitted that he had been asked, “‘Why Atlantic City and why another steakhouse? Does Atlantic City need another steakhouse?’” His answer was, “We hope to bring something new to Atlantic City as far as the ambiance and the staff.

"Atlantic City has been in somewhat of a decline. I have been fortunate to see different areas [in New York that rebounded]. I believe that Atlantic City has seen its worst days and it has only one way to go and that’s up.” He added that he would be making a $5,000 donation to the United Way for local relief efforts.

The event last night featured tastings of some of Robert’s specialties including a delicious slice of rare tuna, risotto with shaved parmesan, wild mushrooms and truffle oil, premium ground steak sliders and Robert’s famous seafood salad with nice chunks of lobster, shrimp, marinated tomatoes, French green beans, mango, cucumber and basil.

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1. Sully said... on Nov 9, 2012 at 05:42PM

“When does Mr. Gan's SCORES open??? Nothing like steaks know.”

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2. Anonymous said... on Nov 13, 2012 at 03:34PM

“Memorial Day 2013”


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