Check out these yummy AC Weekly-area dining options.

Absecon

Black Cat Bar & Grill

Road and Route 30

609-641-2323

Plenty of food, locals and entertainment under signature green-eyed black cat. Absecon mainstay since 1930s. Affordable. $

Bob’s Seafood Market

Mill Road and Route 30

609-641-2224

An Absecon tradition since 1974. Additional location in Northfield. Affordable. $

Bulldogs Bar and Grill

743 White Horse Pike

609-965-4433

Nice selection of beers and bar food to please the crowd. Standard. $$

Calabria

615 New Jersey Ave.

609-641-0080

Pizza and Italian grill offers delicious gluten-free items. Get delivery or dine in with BYOB. Affordable. $

Hangtime Bar & Grille

343 E. White Horse Pike

609-573-5817

Versatile bar that puts a twist on ordinary bar bites. Standard. $$

Joe & John’s Pizzeria Ristorante

136 New Jersey Ave.

609-641-6612

Pizza place’s familiar menu offers plenty of variety. Affordable. $

Mt. Fuji Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

136 White Horse Pike

609-383-8881

Delicious Japanese fare and hibachi offerings. Affordable. $

Phoenix Diner

200 W. Absecon Blvd.

609-646-1958

Your friendly southern New Jersey diner. Affordable. $

Skelly’s Hi Point Pub

5 N. Shore Road

609-641-3172

Casual, local-friendly place to chow down on a burger or seafood entree. Standard. $$

Sunryser

632 N. Shore Road

609-641-2919

A local favorite for breakfast in a downhome general store-type environment complete with knick knacks and mismatched furniture. Affordable. $

Vic’s Subs

742 Ohio Ave.

609-645-0500

Small, deli-style setting with a homey feel. Affordable. $

Vincenzo’s Pizza

28 S. New York Road

609-652-2299

Italian by Italians. Standard. $$

Atlantic City

Cafe 2825 Restaurant

2825 Atlantic Ave.

609-344-6913

Unusual Italian specialties. Standard. $$

A.C. Pizza Palace Italian Food

3206 Arctic Ave.

609-348-0626

Wide-ranging lunch and dinner menu has a little of everything. Affordable. $

Angelo’s Fairmount Tavern

2300 Fairmount Ave.

609-344-2439

Family fare, family friendly. Standard. $$

Angeloni’s II

2400 Arctic Ave.

609-344-7875

Mid-priced Italian fare and extensive wine list. Standard. $$

Atlantic City Bar & Grill

Pacific and S. Carolina avenues

609-348-8080

Tourists and celebrities alike have indulged at the AC Bar & Grill for more than 25 years. Affordable. $

Back Bay Ale House

800 N. New Hampshire Ave.

609-449-0006

A cozy eating nook with the luxury of a sunset toast on the back deck. Affordable. $

Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar

Bally’s Atlantic City

609-340-2000

Munch on snacks such as wings, fries and tacos. The beach bar offers live entertainment each night, hosting live music Thursdays to Saturdays and DJs throughout the week during the summer. Standard. $$

Tony’s Baltimore Grill

2800 Atlantic Ave.

609-345-5766

One of the best pizzas you’ll have. The place and the ingredients haven’t changed in 30 years, and now they deliver! Affordable. $

Broadway Burger Bar

In The Quarter at the Tropicana

609-317-4660

Offering amazing comfort foods and fantastic burgers. Standard. $$

Carmine’s

In The Quarter at the Tropicana

609-572-9300

Traditional, Italian fare. Standard. $$

Casa Taco & Tequila

In The Marketplace at the Tropicana

609-343-9988

Serving a variety of delicious Mexican dishes. Standard. $$

Chelsea Pub

8 S. Morris Ave.

609-345-4916

Laid-back atmosphere with typical bar food. Affordable. $

Constantino’s Restaurant

1100 Pacific Ave.

609-344-4932

Inexpensive diner-type spot serves up consistent breakfast and lunch for casino visitors and locals. Affordable. $

Country Kitchen

3000 Boardwalk

609-344-6101

National franchise brings its breakfast, lunch and dinner options to the Boardwalk. Standard. $$

Dock’s Oyster House

2405 Atlantic Ave.

609-345-0092

A longtime A.C. favorite. Check out the oyster bar. Pricey. $$$

Dorsey’s

1336 Atlantic Ave.

609-345-0761

American and Spanish breakfast and lunch options. Affordable. $

Ducktown Tavern

2400 Atlantic Ave.

609-449-1212

Shore town and American bar staples — crab cakes and wings. Affordable. $

Formica Brothers Bakery

2310 Arctic Ave.

609-344-2732

Delicious breads and a tasty cafe sandwich menu. Another location is in Northfield. Affordable. $

Fornelletto

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

609-317-1000

Fornelletto ranks among the best Italian eateries in Atlantic City. Standard. $$

Girasole Ristorante and Bar

3108 Pacific Ave.

Between the Atlantic City Hilton and the Tropicana

609-345-5554

Where the casinos send their high-rollers. Standard. $$

Guy Fieri’s Chophouse

Bally’s Atlantic City

609-340-2350

Lots of Buffalo-flavored meats and potatoes, plus sushi and a nice bar scene. Pricey. $$$

Hard Rock Cafe

On the Boardwalk at Trump Taj Mahal

609-441-0007

Nostalgic atmosphere chock full of musical memorabilia. Standard. $$

Hooters

In the Tropicana

Brighton Avenue and the Boardwalk

609-449-1500

Great sports bar with world-famous wings. Affordable. $

Irish Pub and Inn

St. James Place and the Boardwalk

609-345-9613

Old-fashioned setting with a true antique flair. Affordable. $

The Iron Room at A.C. Bottle Company

648 N. Albany Ave.

609-348-6400

One of Atlantic City’s best-kept secrets. New American cuisine, great craft beverages from beer to wine to whiskey. Standard. $$

Knife and Fork Inn

Atlantic and Pacific avenues

609-344-1133

Fabulous steaks, seafood, wine list. Better than ever. Pricey. $$$

Little Saigon Restaurant

2801 Arctic Ave.

609-347-9119

Low-key dining room serving delicious Vietnamese specialties. Affordable. $

Longhorn Steak House

The Walk

2108 Atlantic Ave.

609-344-2050

Excellent steaks at an affordable price. Standard. $$

Los Amigos

1926 Atlantic Ave.

609-344-2293.

Authentic Mexican cuisine. Affordable. $

Maharaj Express & Salad Express

Trump Taj Mahal

609-449-1000

Authentic Indian food and fusion kababs, or choose from Chef-created fusion salads. Affordable. $

Martorano’s

Harrah’s Resort

609-441-5000

Best meatballs this side of South Philly. Watch movies such as “The Godfather” or “Goodfellas” as you dine. DJ comes on after dinner. Pricey. $$$

The Melting Pot

2112 Atlantic Ave.

609-441-1100

The ultimate fondue restaurant. Pricey. $$$

Mexico Restaurant

3810 Ventnor Ave.

609-344-0366

Mexican comfort food such as barbecue goat. Affordable. $

Morton’s, The Steakhouse

2100 Pacific Ave

609-449-1044

Think big! Beef is the focus. Pricey. $$$

Nero’s Chophouse + Sushi Bar

Caesars Atlantic City

609-348-4411

Great raw bar, sushi and amazing steaks. Pricey. $$$

New Melaka Restaurant

28 S. Tennessee Ave.

609-344-8928

Terrific Malaysian menu plus standard Chinese offerings. Standard. $$

Original Soup Man

Resorts Casino Hotel

Quick Bites food court

Serving up some of the best soup around. Affordable. $

Perry’s Cafe

1339 Pacific Ave.

609-340-8882

Reliable breakfast and lunch stop. Affordable. $

Punjab Palace

1001 Pacific Ave.

609-344-3003

Excellent Pakistani cuisine. Adventurous diners must come in! Affordable. $

Rainforest Cafe

S. Missouri Ave. and the Boardwalk

609-345-5757

Probably one of the more entertaining places to take the kids to eat. Standard. $$

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

2020 Atlantic Ave.

609-344-5833

Red meat rules! Pricey. $$$

The Twenties

Sixth floor

The Claridge Hotel

609-487-4400

Original restaurant from A.C.’s heyday in the 1930s reopened. Italian and steak specialties. Pricey. $$$

Tun Tavern

2 Convention Blvd.

609-347-7800

Brew pub offers several beers made on premises. Affordable. $

Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House

672 N. Trenton Ave.

609-350-6721

Craft beer bar and kitchen with unique menu featuring Belgian-style hand-cut fries with dipping sauces. Affordable. $

Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar

At Tanger Outlets

2010 Baltic Ave.

609-541-2799

Known for wings and craft beers, but so much more. Standard. $$

White House Sub Shop

2301 Arctic Ave.

609-345-1564

This renowned sub shop has stuffed its sandwiches with meat for hungry crowds since 1946. Affordable. $

Wonder Bar

3701 Sunset Ave.

609-344-8888

Menu choices are way above average for a local bar — best sunset views around. Standard. $$

Yardy Real Jamaican Restaurant

1332 Atlantic Ave.

609-344-2573

Atlantic City’s only Jamaican restaurant. Standard $$

Brigantine

Andre’s Italian Restaurant

1312 W. Brigantine Ave.

609-266-1124

Authentic Italian cuisine. Affordable. $

Cellar 32

3119 Revere Blvd.

609-264-9463

Cellar 32 has an incredible wine selection along with an extensive menu featuring both Italian favorites and fresh seafood. Pricey. $$$

The Cove

3700 Brigantine Blvd.

609-264-5740

Indoor and outdoor dining available in season. Great lunch and dinner menus with terrific entrees and sandwiches. Inventifve cocktail list. Pricey. $$$

Crab Shack

1112 W. Brigantine Ave.

609-266-3009

Known for serving up some of the most delicious seafood in South Jersey. Standard. $$

Hooper’s Seafood Cafe

3312 W.Brigantine Ave.

609-266-6826

Combination platters, perfectly prepared. Affordable. $

Hot Bagel Factory

1213 W. Brigantine Ave.

609-266-4600

Breakfast, lunch, bagels aplenty. Affordable. $

Laguna Grille and Rum Bar

1400 Ocean Ave.

At the Ramada Suites

609-266-7731

Excellent and inventive cuisine matched with tropical martinis. Standard. $$

Macedonian Grill

3015 Brigantine Blvd.

609-264-8801

Authentic Greek food, Italian specialties and home-cooked diner food in casual atmosphere. Also has Egg Harbor Township location. Affordable. $

Mad Dog Morgan's

3004 W. Brigantine Ave.

609-266-6200

Great selection of hot dogs and overstuffed sandwiches. Affordable. $

Pirate’s Den

1219 E. Brigantine Ave.

609-266-1927

Exceptional lunch in a unique dining environment. Standard. $$

St. George's Pub

4282 Harbor Beach Blvd. 


609-266-1001


Open 24 hours with occasional live music and entertainment, a detailed menu and separate dining room adjacent to the bar area.

Yuki Hana Restaurant

3628 Brigantine Blvd.

609-266-7608

Serving the best of both Japanese and Chinese cuisine, Yuki Hana provides the best of both worlds under one roof. Affordable. $

Egg Harbor Township

A Touch of Italy

6629 Black Horse Pike, Cardiff

609-646-1855

Ask for the eggplant rollatini as an entree. Standard. $$

Flat Stone Tavern & Grill

Black Horse Pike and English Creek Road

609-272-8808

Steak, ribs, chicken, seafood, burgers and much more. Standard. $$

Bombay Indian Restaurant

Route 40

English Creek Shopping Center

609-646-4445

Excellent lunch buffet matched with tremendous service. Standard. $$

Bonefish Grill

3121 Fire Road

609-646-2828

Pick and choose your fish, cooking method and favorite sauce. Standard. $$

Diamond Diner

6711 Washington Ave.

609-646-6656

Standard American diner fare prepared fresh. Affordable. $

El Coyote Southwest Grill

Ocean Heights and Zion Road

609-927-0004

Superb Tex-Mex joint serving up everything from crab quesadillas to beef burritos. BYOB. Standard. $$

English Creek Sub and Restaurant

3003 English Creek Ave # D-8

609-677-0016

Good food, reasonable prices, family-style restaurant.

Frankie’s Famous Pizzeria

3001 Ocean Heights Ave.

609-926-5566

Huge slices and great service, plus they make a killer cannoli. Affordable. $

Gaspare’s Gourmet Italian Restaurant and Bar

Harbor Village Square

Ocean Heights Avenue and Zion Road

609-653-2112

Nearly 30 years in the biz leaves Gaspare’s one of the best Italian and seafood joints in South Jersey. Standard. $$

Ginza I

6708 Black Horse Pike

609-383-2588

Lots of sushi choices. Watch out for flying food! Affordable. $

Ginza II

English Creek Shopping Center

609-383-3999

Bigger and newer than Ginza I. Affordable. $

Great Wall

6814 Tilton Road

609-383-8848

Inexpensive Chinese place. Features a diet menu and vegetarian options. Additional location on Black Horse Pike. Affordable. $

Juliano’s

2264 Ocean Heights Ave.

609-927-6363

Perfect setting to hang out and watch a game. A typical neighborhood sports bar. Affordable. $

Ky Lin

6106 Black Horse Pike

609-383-0668

Cute little Chinese place offers eat in, take out or delivery. Affordable. $

LB One

6605 Black Horse Pike

609-813-2092

Great prime rib and seafood with a cocktail lounge. LIve music Wednesday through Saturday. Standard. $$

Mama Mia’s

6105 W. Jersey Ave.

609-484-8877

Some of the best Italian food in the area. Standard. $$

The Nizam’s

6666 Black Horse Pike

609-677-8829

Authentic Indian dishes such as Lamb Pasanda and a variety of kebabs make this a worthwhile stop. Standard. $$

Outback Steakhouse

6733 Black Horse Pike

609-484-8778

Casual chain known as much for its Bloomin’ Onion as its juicy steaks. Standard. $$

Primo Hoagies

3143 Fire Rd.

609-407-6063

Delicious hoagies using only top-quality meats and breads. Affordable. $

Rama Thai

3003 English Creek Ave. # A-5

609-677-1004

Authentic Thai cuisine in beautiful-yet-casual setting. Standard. $$

Shore Diner

6710 Tilton Road

609-641-3669

Great omeletes, sandwiches and salads. Affordable. $

Special Pizza City

In the English Creek Shopping Center

Route 40 and English Creek Road

609-641-5500

Extensive menu focuses on Italian classics such as veal, chicken, seafood and pasta dishes in addition to its pizzas. Standard. $$

T Wake’s

6701 Black Horse Pike

Cardiff Circle Plaza

609-377-8542

Locally owned smoked BBQ spot. Homemade rubs and sauces. Affordable. $

Tilton Inn

6823 Tilton Road

609-641-0943

Local pub with great food, great value and awesome wings. Affordable. $

Wings To Go

6690 Black Horse Pike

609-272-7557

Plenty of Buffalo (wings, shrimp, meatballs) and chicken (tenders, nuggets) with family meals. Buffalo sauces range from “mild” to “homicide.” Affordable. $

Galloway Township

Assaggio!

500 W. White Horse Pike

609-965-3303

Called “A Trip to Italy, One Taste at a Time.” Live entertainment on weekends. Standard. $$

AJ’s on the Lake

615 East Moss Mill Road

609-748-2377

Tasty sandwiches and wraps along with other American fare. Affordable. $

Athenian Garden

619 S. New York Road

Route 9

609-748-1818

Large portions of delicious Greek specialties. Affordable. $

Bulldog’s Bar & Grill

743 W. White Horse Pike

609-965-4433

Achieves the improbable — great bar scene meets family-friendly restaurant. Affordable. $

Celina’s Cafe

68 W. Jimmie Leeds Road

Sunrise Plaza

609-404-1700

Breakfast lunch and dinner with a creative twist. Plus an array of vegetarian options, coffee bar and pastries. Affordable. $

Costello’s

615 Moss Mill Road

609-652-0378

Legendary wings, specialty pizzas and their signature sandwich “The Stockton Bomb” keeps folks coming back again and again. Standard. $$

Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill

325 E. Jimmy Leeds Road

609-652-2210

Fish and chips, shepherds pie and a host of other Irish specialties make this one of the most popular spots in town. Standard. $$

Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern

Route 9

Shoppes at Smithville

609-652-0544

Friendly atmosphere and staff. Great, homemade foods. Affordable. $

Gourmet Italian Cuisine

Pitney and Jimmie Leeds roads

609-652-1398

Mid-priced Italian fare. Standard. $$

J.D.’s Pub & Grille

Route 9

Shoppes at Smithville

609-404-9000

Your friendly neighborhood sports bar. Affordable. $

McGettigan’s 19th Hole

500 S. Route 9

609-652-6476

Try the cup of soup and sandwich of the day for $5.95. Chef Carrie Smith presides. Affordable. $

Mickey and Minnie’s Inn

733 W. White Horse Pike, Cologne

609-965-1877

Grat food in cozy surroundings. Affordable. $

Napoli Pizza Grill, in Risley Square

319 E. Jimmie Leeds Road

609-910-0085

Traditional pizza place featuring vegetarian “Napoli Specials.” Affordable. $

Oyster Creek Inn

Oyster Creek Dock

Leeds Point

609-652-8565

A little hard to find, but fresh seafood worth the trek. Affordable. $

Pitney Pub

200 S. Pitney Road

609-241-8906

Enjoy a menu with everything from breakfast options to a raw bar, steak and martinis. Affordable. $

Primo Hoagies

313 E. Jimmie Leeds Road

609-380-7814

Delicious hoagies using only top-quality meats and breads. Affordable. $.

Ram’s Head Inn

9 W. White Horse Pike

609-652-1700

Classic continental cuisine that never goes out of style. Pricey. $$$

Romanelli’s Garden Cafe

279 S. New York Road

609-652-0179

Now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Catering available. Liquor license. Affordable. $

Seaview — A Dolce Resort

401 S. New York Rd.

609-652-1800

An outstanding reputation for several years. Beautiful setting with lush flowers and landscaping. Pricey. $$$

7 Tap & Tavern

Blue Heron Pines Gold Club

550 Country Club Drive

609-965-1800

Delicious food, featuring something for any appetite. Standard. $$

Shea’s Cafe

195 S. New York Road

609-748-7000

An extremely popular breakfast place. Go for the food, stay for the friendly service and made-from-scratch dishes. Affordable. $

Smithville Inn

Route 9

Shoppes at Smithville

609-652-7777

Standard American fare such as chicken pot pie and double-cut pork chops. Standard. $$

W.L. Goodfellow’s Restaurant and Pub

310 E. White Horse Pike

609-652-1942

A made-from-scratch lobster mac and cheese and extensive martini list all in one place. Affordable. $

Hammonton Area

Annata Wine Bar

216 Bellevue Ave.

1-877-7ANNATA

Check out the tapas with tiered pricing. Affordable. $

Bagliani’s Market

417 12th St.

609-561-0693

Family-owned and operated, this market is a full service, cut-to-order butcher shop with prime meats and deli. The market also carries New Jersey eggs, fruits and vegetables, homemade salads, sauces and gravies, plus daily specials. Affordable. $

Casciano Coffee Bar & Sweetery

212 Bellevue Ave.

609-561-2600

Enjoy homemade sweets and sandwiches to go, artisan coffee by the cup or pound, lattes, frappes, smoothies and gluten-free baked goods. Affordable. $

Columbia II Restaurant

3238 S. White Horse Pike

609-561-0907

Great homestyle food with more than reasonable prices. Affordable. $

El Mariachi Loco

101 Bellevue Ave.

609-270-7224

Awesome and authentic Mexican fare with a flair. Located within the most photographed building in town. BYOT (Bring your own tequila.) Standard. $$

Fiesta Mexicana

327 12th St.

609-704-1611

Authentic Mexican specialties and cocktails. Standard. $$

Frog Rock Golf & Country Club

755 South White Horse Pike

609-561-5504

A new patio bar lets patrons look out over the golf course for seasonal outdoor dining. Enjoy everything from stuffed filet mignon to lobster tails and crab cakes. Standard. $$

Hibachi Grill & Sushi Buffet

80 S. White Horse Pike

609-704-2666

Goes beyond your typical Asian buffet with great sushi and a la carte menus. Affordable $.

Hoy Yeung Restaurant

240 S.White Horse Pike

609-561-5310

Serving up both Chinese and Japanese dishes, this popular spot also features a sushi bar. Standard. $$

Illiano’s Ristorante

705 12th St.

609-561-3444

Large portions of homestyle Italian cuisine. Standard. $$

Joe Italiano’s Maplewood Inn

470 White Horse Pike

609-561-9621

Legendary Italian fare. Standard. $$

Marcello’s Restaurant

225 Bellevue Ave.

609-704-1901

Traditional Italian dishes done right. Standard. $$

Mr. Bill’s Restaurant

453 Route 73

609-561-5400

All your favorite Boardwalk-style foods under one roof. Affordable. $

Ricca Brothers Brick Oven Bread Factory & Pizzeria

104 Fairview Ave.

609-704-7070

Pizza and breads from a brick oven. Affordable. $

Rocco’s Town House

21 N. Third St.

609-561-9384

Lively crowd and homemade desserts. Standard. $$

Silver Coin Diner

20 White Horse Pike

609-561-6974

Diner favorites such as grilled cheese and an assortment of scrumptious desserts are what keep folks coming back here. Affordable. $

Vitale’s Crab House

10 N. White Horse Pike

609-567-2266

A Family-owned and operated seafood restaurant. Try the snow crabs. Standard. $$

Linwood

Fuji Sushi and Steakhouse

210 New Road

609-926-8861

Small in size but big in taste. Standard. $$

La Pizzatega

Linwood Greene Shopping Plaza

210 New Road

609-653-8442

This pizzeria is a community institution. Standard. $$

Luke Palladino Seasonal Italian Cooking

Central Square Shopping Center

60 Central Square

609-926-3030

A local BYOB Italian gem. Standard. $$

Chaba Thai & Sushi Restaurant

199 New Road

Central Square

609-927-0025

East Asian fusion food in a quiet, suburban atmosphere. Simple meals with fresh and spicy ingredients. Affordable. $

Longport/Margate

Barrels

9 S. Granville Ave.

609-823-4400

Hearty portions of flavorful Italian favorites. Standard. $$

Bocca Coal Fired Bistro

7805 Ventnor Ave.

609-823-3663

Outstanding coal-fired pizzas served along with traditional Italian favorites. Standard. $$

Johnny’s Cafe and Martini Bar

9407 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-1789

A hip, fine-dining Italian restaurant with an eclectic menu. Standard. $$

Luciano Lamberti’s Sunset Marina and Restaurant

301 Somers Point Longport Blvd.

609-487-6001

Located right on a stunning marina. And some darn tasty food to boot! Standard. $$

Maynard’s Cafe

9306 Amherst Ave.

609-822-1293

Affordable pub fare in an Irish-themed setting. Standard. $$

Catch 2401

2401 Atlantic Ave.

609-487-0575

Breakfast and lunch served with a smile! Standard. $$

Riss’s Racks & BBQ

8 S. Essex Ave.

609-822-7427

Touted as the “Best Racks in Margate” -- or anywhere else if you ask us. Standard. $$

Shucker’s

9403 Ventnor Ave.

609-350-7748

Some of the best seafood in the area. Standard. $$

Sofia

9314 Amherst Ave.

609-822-9111

Mediterranean-influenced gourmet surf and turf. Standard. $$

Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay

9700 Amherst Ave.

609-823-1163

Famous for great food, cocktails and hospitality, deservedly so. Great raw bar too. Pricey. $$$

Tomatoe’s

9300 Amherst Ave.

609-822-7535

Well known for fresh seafood dishes, great sushi and inventive menu. Pricey. $$$

Ventura’s Greenhouse

106 S. Benson Ave.

609-822-0140

The upstairs restaurant has first-class food and atmosphere. Standard. $$

Mays Landing Area

Best Food in Town

800 Route 50

609-625-8818

Chinese the way you like it. Additional locations in Northfield, Hammonton, Vineland, Somers Point, Egg Harbor Township and Brigantine. Affordable. $

Upstairs @ Brownies Squared

3619 Main St.

609-625-0711

A great full-service bakery on the first floor with a nice lunch and dinner menu upstairs. Affordable. $

Careme’s Gourmet Restaurant

5100 Black Horse Pike

Atlantic Cape Community College, Academy of Culinary Arts

609-343-4940

Student-operated restaurant offers interesting food. Standard. $$

Crabby’s

1413 Route 50

609-625-2722

Fun atmosphere, and all-you-can-eat crab nights can’t be beat. Standard. $$

Hibachi Grill and Buffet

4450 Black Horse Pike

609-625-0888

A huge variety, one of the area’s best buffets. Standard. $$

Inn At Sugar Hill

Routes 40 and 559

On the waterfront

609-625-2226

Sit on the porch for river views. Standard. $$

Jo Ann’s Pizza and Restaurant II

913 Route 50

609-625-4114

Italian food served with a flair for deliciousness. Saturday night specials. Standard. $$

Laureldale Pub & Grill

2301 Route 50

609-625-1400

Good pub fare. Affordable. $

Maplewood II

6126 Black Horse Pike

609-625-1181

Outstanding Italian food. Standard. $$

Maurizio’s Pizzeria and Italian Grill

4215 Black Horse Pike

609-645-0028

A broad selection of pizzas, appetizers and Italian dishes. Affordable. $

Mays Landing Diner

6177 Harding Highway

Route 40

609-625-5051

Delicious homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner. Plenty of specials and quick service. Affordable. $

Nino’s Pizza Festival

In the Festival at Hamilton Shopping Center

609-625-0701

Subs, Italian dishes, salads, burgers, pizzas and strombolis. Affordable. $

Pho Life Noodle House

Hamilton Commons

4215 Black Horse Pike

609-377-8054

Pho and other Vietnamese specialties. Affordable. $

Shiro Japanese Hibachi Restaurant

3990 Black Horse Pike

609-625-8206

Wonderful sushi beautifully prepared. Standard. $$

Paragon Bar & Grill

5698 Somers Point/Mays Landing Road

609-625-1926

With large menu and daily specials, they offer everything. Affordable. $

Tokyo

2300 Wrangleboro Road

Consumer Square Shopping Center

609-484-8881

Sushi buffet, hibachi and bar. Affordable $.

Watering Hole Cafe

6494 Weymouth Road

Route 559

609-625-9300

Famous wings, 18-ounce T-bone steak, cozy atmosphere. Affordable. $

Ye Old Mill Street Pub

201 W Main St.

609-625-2466

Great food, great bar. A Mays Landing institution. Affordable. $

Northfield

Atlantic City Country Club

1 Leo Fraser Drive

609-641-7575

Gourmet cuisine overlooking historic golf course. Sunday brunch. Standard. $$

Atlantic City Sub Shops

6825 Tilton Road

609-646-7799

Variety of creative sub options, including low carb. Affordable. $

Capri Pizza

900 Tilton Road

609-646-2381

Amazing Italian with fantastic pizza choices. Standard. $$.

Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza

1200 New Road

609-641-4011

Carluccio’s prepares its signature coal-fired pizzas in a variety of tempting styles from Sicilian to New York style. Standard. $$

Chido Burrito

807 Tilton Road

609-484-1480

So-Cal style Mexican eatery serving monster-sized “Mission style” burritos and other Mexican favorites. Affordable. $

Giovanni’s Best of Italy

801 Tilton Road

609-383-1155

Family owned and operated. Standard. $$

Northfield Diner

1515 New Road

609-641-5725

Serving diner classics and Greek specialties alike. Affordable. $

Rose’s Garden Grill

2605 New Road

609-646-1763

Tasty sandwiches, soups and salads. Affordable. $

Valentina’s Trattoria Italiana

200 Tilton Road

609-380-2466

Real Italian food created by real Italians. Standard. $$

Ventura’s Offshore Cafe

2015 Shore Road

609-641-5158

Best bar food in the area. Everything is above average. Affordable. $

Pleasantville

Hu Tieu Mien Tay

700 Black Horse Pike

609-646-8977

Vietnamese cuisine served in a cozy and welcoming setting. Affordable. $

JoJo’s

Black Horse Pike and Main St.

609-646-8332

Above-average Italian-American fare. Affordable. $

Kelsey and Kim’s Soul Food

52 N. Main Street

609-484-8448

Barbecue spare ribs, collard greens, chicken and waffles, these are just a few of the mouth-watering items available at this soul-food mecca. Standard. $$

La Escondita

701 Black Horse Pike

609-484-1616

Authentic Mexican fare in a casual atmosphere. Standard. $$

Messina’s Pizza and Pasta

738 Black Horse Pike

609-241-6033

Delicious Italian food and pizza. Standard. $$

New Yorican

231 S. Main St.

609-241-8534

Serving up some of the best Hispanic food in the region. Standard. $$

Sam’s Rialto Bar& Grill

18 S Main St.

609-646-5128

Homestyle southern plates and seafood boils. Standard. $$

Somers Point

Amici’s Homemade Specialties

307 Shore Road

609-904-5500

Maybe the best meatballs in South Jersey. Great family restaurant. Affordable. $

Anchorage Tavern

823 Bay Ave.,

609-926-1776

Great bar food and cold beer. Affordable. $

Bay Ave Sushi

718 Bay Ave.

609-601-8822

A contemporary twist on sushi, this eatery rolls out new special rolls and keeps customers guessing on what flavors will come next. Affordable. $

Breakfast Shop

910 Bay Ave.

609-601-2100

Behind Smitty’s clam bar. Open year-round seven days a week for breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon. Affordable. $

Caroline’s by the Bay

450 Bay Ave.

609-927-9007

Burgers, salads and other traditional favorites. Overlooking the bay. Affordable. $

Charlie’s Bar and Restaurant

800 Shore Road

609-653-9848

Good food in an informal atmosphere. Affordable. $

CJ’s Corner

701 Shore Road

609-927-4701

An inviting little eatery serving some of the best breakfast in the area. Affordable. $

Clancy’s By the Bay

101 E. Maryland Ave.

609-927-6969

Full bar and seafood menu as well as traditional pub food. Affordable. $

Crab Trap

Somers Point Circle

609-927-7377

Fresh seafood done well. Standard. $$

Crabby Jack’s

2 Broadway

609-927-7377

Crab Trap’s little brother. Outside deck on bay offers fab views. Live music and good food don’t hurt either. Affordable. $

Doc’s Place

646 Bay Ave.

609-926-0404

Above-average dinners, great brunch menu. Standard. $$.

Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse

650 New Road

609-653-8155

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with steaks, seafood and salad entrees. Open daily 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Closes 5 p.m. Mondays. Affordable $

Gregory’s Restaurant & Bar

900 Shore Road

609-927-6665

A place for good food and fun. Standard. $$

Joe’s Restaurant

131 Jordan Road

609-927-4637

Very good Greek and Italian cuisine. Affordable. $

Josephine’s Pizzeria & Italian Deli

218 W. New York Ave.

609-927-9230

Homemade pasta and other Italian favorites. Affordable. $

Lucky’s Bar and Grill

639 Bay Ave.

609-788-8852

Food and cocktails in a nightclub atmosphere situated at the old Brownie’s location. Standard. $$

Micchelli’s Pizza

558 New Road

609-927-9753

Red sauces and white sauces a-plenty in this pizza paradise. Standard. $$

Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro

908 Shore Road

609-927-2759

The Anderson family makes its mark on the old Mac’s, with great culinary results. Live jazz often. Standard. $$

Shanghai House

28 E. Maryland Ave.

609-926-3388

Great soups. Try the wonton egg-drop. Affordable. $

Ventnor

Annette’s Restaurant

104 N. Dorset Ave

609-822-8366

Traditional breakfast fare. Affordable. $

Bubbie’s Bistro

5204 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-7200

Serving up the best hand-tossed Kosher pizza along with other Italian and Mediterranean specialties. Affordable. $

Domenico’s

5223 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-1300

Tasty Italian cuisine served in a poised and relaxed atmosphere. BYOB. Standard. $$

Hannah G’s

7310 Ventnor Ave.

609-823-1466

All your favorite breakfast items are served up here — French toast, omelettes, and waffles are just the beginning. Affordable. $

Isabella’s

4 South Portland Ave.

609-822-2477

Authentic Mexican cuisine for dinner. Also serving breakfast and lunch. Standard. $$

Lisa’s

5210 Atlantic Ave.

609-823-2117

Great place for lunch, and great decor. Affordable. $

The Ladle of Luv

7301 Ventnor Ave.

609-822-LOVE

Comfort food with beach lunches and vegeterian options. Affordable. $

Malelani Cafe

5205 Atlantic Ave.

609-822-5007

A taste of South Africa with great paninis and coffee. A welcoming atmosphere. Affordable. $

Red Room Cafe

141 N. Dorset Ave.

609-822-1067

A BYO with some of the most incredibly unique Italian food at the shore. Not your typical “red sauce and baked ziti” joint. The fettucine rubino is nearly impossible to beat. Standard. $$

Sack O’ Subs

5217 Ventnor Ave.

609-823-2552

Local fixture since 1969. Additional locations in Absecon, Atlantic City and Ocean City. Affordable. $

Sage

5206 Atlantic Ave.

609-823-2110

An inventive Italian menu in a fine-dining arena makes Sage just as good, if not superior, to chef Lisa Savage’s former Savaradio’s in Linwood. Standard. $$

Sophie’s

5000 Boardwalk

609-822-2210

Popular downbeach breakfast and lunch spot with creative dinner options. Standard. $$

Yama Japanese Restaurant

5305 Atlantic Ave.

609-822-8007

Awesome sushi and service. Standard. $$