Check out these yummy AC Weekly-area dining options.
Black Cat Bar & Grill
Road and Route 30
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
An Absecon tradition since 1974. Additional location in Northfield. Affordable. $
Bulldogs Bar and Grill
743 White Horse Pike
Nice selection of beers and bar food to please the crowd. Standard. $$
615 New Jersey Ave.
Pizza and Italian grill offers delicious gluten-free items. Get delivery or dine in with BYOB. Affordable. $
Hangtime Bar & Grille
343 E. White Horse Pike
Versatile bar that puts a twist on ordinary bar bites. Standard. $$
Joe & John’s Pizzeria Ristorante
136 New Jersey Ave.
Pizza place’s familiar menu offers plenty of variety. Affordable. $
Mt. Fuji Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
136 White Horse Pike
Delicious Japanese fare and hibachi offerings. Affordable. $
200 W. Absecon Blvd.
Your friendly southern New Jersey diner. Affordable. $
Skelly’s Hi Point Pub
5 N. Shore Road
Casual, local-friendly place to chow down on a burger or seafood entree. Standard. $$
632 N. Shore Road
A local favorite for breakfast in a downhome general store-type environment complete with knick knacks and mismatched furniture. Affordable. $
742 Ohio Ave.
Small, deli-style setting with a homey feel. Affordable. $
28 S. New York Road
Italian by Italians. Standard. $$
Cafe 2825 Restaurant
2825 Atlantic Ave.
Unusual Italian specialties. Standard. $$
A.C. Pizza Palace Italian Food
3206 Arctic Ave.
Wide-ranging lunch and dinner menu has a little of everything. Affordable. $
Angelo’s Fairmount Tavern
2300 Fairmount Ave.
Family fare, family friendly. Standard. $$
2400 Arctic Ave.
Mid-priced Italian fare and extensive wine list. Standard. $$
Atlantic City Bar & Grill
Pacific and S. Carolina avenues
Tourists and celebrities alike have indulged at the AC Bar & Grill for more than 25 years. Affordable. $
Back Bay Ale House
800 N. New Hampshire Ave.
A cozy eating nook with the luxury of a sunset toast on the back deck. Affordable. $
Bally’s Bikini Beach Bar
Bally’s Atlantic City
Munch on snacks such as wings, fries and tacos. The beach bar offers live entertainment each night, hosting live music Thursdays to Saturdays and DJs throughout the week during the summer. Standard. $$
Tony’s Baltimore Grill
2800 Atlantic Ave.
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
Offering amazing comfort foods and fantastic burgers. Standard. $$
In The Quarter at the Tropicana
Traditional, Italian fare. Standard. $$
Casa Taco & Tequila
In The Marketplace at the Tropicana
Serving a variety of delicious Mexican dishes. Standard. $$
8 S. Morris Ave.
Laid-back atmosphere with typical bar food. Affordable. $
1100 Pacific Ave.
Inexpensive diner-type spot serves up consistent breakfast and lunch for casino visitors and locals. Affordable. $
National franchise brings its breakfast, lunch and dinner options to the Boardwalk. Standard. $$
Dock’s Oyster House
2405 Atlantic Ave.
A longtime A.C. favorite. Check out the oyster bar. Pricey. $$$
1336 Atlantic Ave.
American and Spanish breakfast and lunch options. Affordable. $
2400 Atlantic Ave.
Shore town and American bar staples — crab cakes and wings. Affordable. $
Formica Brothers Bakery
2310 Arctic Ave.
Delicious breads and a tasty cafe sandwich menu. Another location is in Northfield. Affordable. $
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Fornelletto ranks among the best Italian eateries in Atlantic City. Standard. $$
Girasole Ristorante and Bar
3108 Pacific Ave.
Between the Atlantic City Hilton and the Tropicana
Where the casinos send their high-rollers. Standard. $$
Guy Fieri’s Chophouse
Bally’s Atlantic City
Lots of Buffalo-flavored meats and potatoes, plus sushi and a nice bar scene. Pricey. $$$
Hard Rock Cafe
On the Boardwalk at Trump Taj Mahal
Nostalgic atmosphere chock full of musical memorabilia. Standard. $$
In the Tropicana
Brighton Avenue and the Boardwalk
Great sports bar with world-famous wings. Affordable. $
Irish Pub and Inn
St. James Place and the Boardwalk
Old-fashioned setting with a true antique flair. Affordable. $
The Iron Room at A.C. Bottle Company
648 N. Albany Ave.
One of Atlantic City’s best-kept secrets. New American cuisine, great craft beverages from beer to wine to whiskey. Standard. $$
Knife and Fork Inn
Atlantic and Pacific avenues
Fabulous steaks, seafood, wine list. Better than ever. Pricey. $$$
Little Saigon Restaurant
2801 Arctic Ave.
Low-key dining room serving delicious Vietnamese specialties. Affordable. $
Longhorn Steak House
2108 Atlantic Ave.
Excellent steaks at an affordable price. Standard. $$
1926 Atlantic Ave.
Authentic Mexican cuisine. Affordable. $
Maharaj Express & Salad Express
Trump Taj Mahal
Authentic Indian food and fusion kababs, or choose from Chef-created fusion salads. Affordable. $
Best meatballs this side of South Philly. Watch movies such as “The Godfather” or “Goodfellas” as you dine. DJ comes on after dinner. Pricey. $$$
The Melting Pot
2112 Atlantic Ave.
The ultimate fondue restaurant. Pricey. $$$
3810 Ventnor Ave.
Mexican comfort food such as barbecue goat. Affordable. $
Morton’s, The Steakhouse
2100 Pacific Ave
Think big! Beef is the focus. Pricey. $$$
Nero’s Chophouse + Sushi Bar
Caesars Atlantic City
Great raw bar, sushi and amazing steaks. Pricey. $$$
New Melaka Restaurant
28 S. Tennessee Ave.
Terrific Malaysian menu plus standard Chinese offerings. Standard. $$
Original Soup Man
Resorts Casino Hotel
Quick Bites food court
Serving up some of the best soup around. Affordable. $
1339 Pacific Ave.
Reliable breakfast and lunch stop. Affordable. $
1001 Pacific Ave.
Excellent Pakistani cuisine. Adventurous diners must come in! Affordable. $
S. Missouri Ave. and the Boardwalk
Probably one of the more entertaining places to take the kids to eat. Standard. $$
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
2020 Atlantic Ave.
Red meat rules! Pricey. $$$
The Claridge Hotel
Original restaurant from A.C.’s heyday in the 1930s reopened. Italian and steak specialties. Pricey. $$$
2 Convention Blvd.
Brew pub offers several beers made on premises. Affordable. $
Vagabond Kitchen & Tap House
672 N. Trenton Ave.
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.
Known for wings and craft beers, but so much more. Standard. $$
White House Sub Shop
2301 Arctic Ave.
This renowned sub shop has stuffed its sandwiches with meat for hungry crowds since 1946. Affordable. $
3701 Sunset Ave.
Menu choices are way above average for a local bar — best sunset views around. Standard. $$
Yardy Real Jamaican Restaurant
1332 Atlantic Ave.
Atlantic City’s only Jamaican restaurant. Standard $$
Andre’s Italian Restaurant
1312 W. Brigantine Ave.
Authentic Italian cuisine. Affordable. $
3119 Revere Blvd.
Cellar 32 has an incredible wine selection along with an extensive menu featuring both Italian favorites and fresh seafood. Pricey. $$$
3700 Brigantine Blvd.
Indoor and outdoor dining available in season. Great lunch and dinner menus with terrific entrees and sandwiches. Inventifve cocktail list. Pricey. $$$
1112 W. Brigantine Ave.
Known for serving up some of the most delicious seafood in South Jersey. Standard. $$
Hooper’s Seafood Cafe
3312 W.Brigantine Ave.
Combination platters, perfectly prepared. Affordable. $
Hot Bagel Factory
1213 W. Brigantine Ave.
Breakfast, lunch, bagels aplenty. Affordable. $
Laguna Grille and Rum Bar
1400 Ocean Ave.
At the Ramada Suites
Excellent and inventive cuisine matched with tropical martinis. Standard. $$
3015 Brigantine Blvd.
Authentic Greek food, Italian specialties and home-cooked diner food in casual atmosphere. Also has Egg Harbor Township location. Affordable. $
Mad Dog Morgan's
3004 W. Brigantine Ave.
Great selection of hot dogs and overstuffed sandwiches. Affordable. $
1219 E. Brigantine Ave.
Exceptional lunch in a unique dining environment. Standard. $$
St. George's Pub
4282 Harbor Beach Blvd.
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.
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
Ask for the eggplant rollatini as an entree. Standard. $$
Flat Stone Tavern & Grill
Black Horse Pike and English Creek Road
Steak, ribs, chicken, seafood, burgers and much more. Standard. $$
Bombay Indian Restaurant
English Creek Shopping Center
Excellent lunch buffet matched with tremendous service. Standard. $$
3121 Fire Road
Pick and choose your fish, cooking method and favorite sauce. Standard. $$
6711 Washington Ave.
Standard American diner fare prepared fresh. Affordable. $
El Coyote Southwest Grill
Ocean Heights and Zion Road
Superb Tex-Mex joint serving up everything from crab quesadillas to beef burritos. BYOB. Standard. $$
English Creek Sub and Restaurant
3003 English Creek Ave # D-8
Good food, reasonable prices, family-style restaurant.
Frankie’s Famous Pizzeria
3001 Ocean Heights Ave.
Huge slices and great service, plus they make a killer cannoli. Affordable. $
Gaspare’s Gourmet Italian Restaurant and Bar
Harbor Village Square
Ocean Heights Avenue and Zion Road
Nearly 30 years in the biz leaves Gaspare’s one of the best Italian and seafood joints in South Jersey. Standard. $$
6708 Black Horse Pike
Lots of sushi choices. Watch out for flying food! Affordable. $
English Creek Shopping Center
Bigger and newer than Ginza I. Affordable. $
6814 Tilton Road
Inexpensive Chinese place. Features a diet menu and vegetarian options. Additional location on Black Horse Pike. Affordable. $
2264 Ocean Heights Ave.
Perfect setting to hang out and watch a game. A typical neighborhood sports bar. Affordable. $
6106 Black Horse Pike
Cute little Chinese place offers eat in, take out or delivery. Affordable. $
6605 Black Horse Pike
Great prime rib and seafood with a cocktail lounge. LIve music Wednesday through Saturday. Standard. $$
6105 W. Jersey Ave.
Some of the best Italian food in the area. Standard. $$
6666 Black Horse Pike
Authentic Indian dishes such as Lamb Pasanda and a variety of kebabs make this a worthwhile stop. Standard. $$
6733 Black Horse Pike
Casual chain known as much for its Bloomin’ Onion as its juicy steaks. Standard. $$
3143 Fire Rd.
Delicious hoagies using only top-quality meats and breads. Affordable. $
3003 English Creek Ave. # A-5
Authentic Thai cuisine in beautiful-yet-casual setting. Standard. $$
6710 Tilton Road
Great omeletes, sandwiches and salads. Affordable. $
Special Pizza City
In the English Creek Shopping Center
Route 40 and English Creek Road
Extensive menu focuses on Italian classics such as veal, chicken, seafood and pasta dishes in addition to its pizzas. Standard. $$
6701 Black Horse Pike
Cardiff Circle Plaza
Locally owned smoked BBQ spot. Homemade rubs and sauces. Affordable. $
6823 Tilton Road
Local pub with great food, great value and awesome wings. Affordable. $
Wings To Go
6690 Black Horse Pike
Plenty of Buffalo (wings, shrimp, meatballs) and chicken (tenders, nuggets) with family meals. Buffalo sauces range from “mild” to “homicide.” Affordable. $
440 Route 9 South
Home of the popular 25-cent wings, this tavern knows how to keep its crowd entertained, with events like trivia night. Affordable. $
500 W. White Horse Pike
Called “A Trip to Italy, One Taste at a Time.” Live entertainment on weekends. Standard. $$
AJ’s on the Lake
615 East Moss Mill Road
Tasty sandwiches and wraps along with other American fare. Affordable. $
619 S. New York Road
Large portions of delicious Greek specialties. Affordable. $
Bulldog’s Bar & Grill
743 W. White Horse Pike
Achieves the improbable — great bar scene meets family-friendly restaurant. Affordable. $
68 W. Jimmie Leeds Road
Breakfast lunch and dinner with a creative twist. Plus an array of vegetarian options, coffee bar and pastries. Affordable. $
615 Moss Mill Road
Legendary wings, specialty pizzas and their signature sandwich “The Stockton Bomb” keeps folks coming back again and again. Standard. $$
Dubliner Irish Pub and Grill
325 E. Jimmy Leeds Road
Fish and chips, shepherds pie and a host of other Irish specialties make this one of the most popular spots in town. Standard. $$
Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern
Shoppes at Smithville
Friendly atmosphere and staff. Great, homemade foods. Affordable. $
Gourmet Italian Cuisine
Pitney and Jimmie Leeds roads
Mid-priced Italian fare. Standard. $$
J.D.’s Pub & Grille
Shoppes at Smithville
Your friendly neighborhood sports bar. Affordable. $
McGettigan’s 19th Hole
500 S. Route 9
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
Grat food in cozy surroundings. Affordable. $
Napoli Pizza Grill, in Risley Square
319 E. Jimmie Leeds Road
Traditional pizza place featuring vegetarian “Napoli Specials.” Affordable. $
Oyster Creek Inn
Oyster Creek Dock
A little hard to find, but fresh seafood worth the trek. Affordable. $
200 S. Pitney Road
Enjoy a menu with everything from breakfast options to a raw bar, steak and martinis. Affordable. $
313 E. Jimmie Leeds Road
Delicious hoagies using only top-quality meats and breads. Affordable. $.
Ram’s Head Inn
9 W. White Horse Pike
Classic continental cuisine that never goes out of style. Pricey. $$$
Romanelli’s Garden Cafe
279 S. New York Road
Now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Catering available. Liquor license. Affordable. $
Seaview — A Dolce Resort
401 S. New York Rd.
An outstanding reputation for several years. Beautiful setting with lush flowers and landscaping. Pricey. $$$
7 Tap & Tavern
Blue Heron Pines Gold Club
550 Country Club Drive
Delicious food, featuring something for any appetite. Standard. $$
195 S. New York Road
An extremely popular breakfast place. Go for the food, stay for the friendly service and made-from-scratch dishes. Affordable. $
Shoppes at Smithville
Standard American fare such as chicken pot pie and double-cut pork chops. Standard. $$
W.L. Goodfellow’s Restaurant and Pub
310 E. White Horse Pike
A made-from-scratch lobster mac and cheese and extensive martini list all in one place. Affordable. $
Annata Wine Bar
216 Bellevue Ave.
Check out the tapas with tiered pricing. Affordable. $
417 12th St.
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.
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
Great homestyle food with more than reasonable prices. Affordable. $
El Mariachi Loco
101 Bellevue Ave.
Awesome and authentic Mexican fare with a flair. Located within the most photographed building in town. BYOT (Bring your own tequila.) Standard. $$
327 12th St.
Authentic Mexican specialties and cocktails. Standard. $$
Frog Rock Golf & Country Club
755 South White Horse Pike
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. $$
Hibachi Grill & Sushi Buffet
80 S. White Horse Pike
Goes beyond your typical Asian buffet with great sushi and a la carte menus. Affordable $.
Hoy Yeung Restaurant
240 S.White Horse Pike
Serving up both Chinese and Japanese dishes, this popular spot also features a sushi bar. Standard. $$
705 12th St.
Large portions of homestyle Italian cuisine. Standard. $$
Joe Italiano’s Maplewood Inn
470 White Horse Pike
Legendary Italian fare. Standard. $$
225 Bellevue Ave.
Traditional Italian dishes done right. Standard. $$
Mr. Bill’s Restaurant
453 Route 73
All your favorite Boardwalk-style foods under one roof. Affordable. $
Ricca Brothers Brick Oven Bread Factory & Pizzeria
104 Fairview Ave.
Pizza and breads from a brick oven. Affordable. $
Rocco’s Town House
21 N. Third St.
Lively crowd and homemade desserts. Standard. $$
Silver Coin Diner
20 White Horse Pike
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
A Family-owned and operated seafood restaurant. Try the snow crabs. Standard. $$
Fuji Sushi and Steakhouse
210 New Road
Small in size but big in taste. Standard. $$
Linwood Greene Shopping Plaza
210 New Road
This pizzeria is a community institution. Standard. $$
Luke Palladino Seasonal Italian Cooking
Central Square Shopping Center
60 Central Square
A local BYOB Italian gem. Standard. $$
Chaba Thai & Sushi Restaurant
199 New Road
East Asian fusion food in a quiet, suburban atmosphere. Simple meals with fresh and spicy ingredients. Affordable. $
Little Egg Harbor
635 Route 9 N.
Great BYOB where kids are welcome. Affordable. $
9 S. Granville Ave.
Hearty portions of flavorful Italian favorites. Standard. $$
Bocca Coal Fired Bistro
7805 Ventnor Ave.
Outstanding coal-fired pizzas served along with traditional Italian favorites. Standard. $$
Johnny’s Cafe and Martini Bar
9407 Ventnor Ave.
A hip, fine-dining Italian restaurant with an eclectic menu. Standard. $$
Luciano Lamberti’s Sunset Marina and Restaurant
301 Somers Point Longport Blvd.
Located right on a stunning marina. And some darn tasty food to boot! Standard. $$
9306 Amherst Ave.
Affordable pub fare in an Irish-themed setting. Standard. $$
2401 Atlantic Ave.
Breakfast and lunch served with a smile! Standard. $$
Riss’s Racks & BBQ
8 S. Essex Ave.
Touted as the “Best Racks in Margate” -- or anywhere else if you ask us. Standard. $$
9403 Ventnor Ave.
Some of the best seafood in the area. Standard. $$
9314 Amherst Ave.
Mediterranean-influenced gourmet surf and turf. Standard. $$
Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay
9700 Amherst Ave.
Famous for great food, cocktails and hospitality, deservedly so. Great raw bar too. Pricey. $$$
9300 Amherst Ave.
Well known for fresh seafood dishes, great sushi and inventive menu. Pricey. $$$
106 S. Benson Ave.
The upstairs restaurant has first-class food and atmosphere. Standard. $$
Mays Landing Area
Best Food in Town
800 Route 50
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.
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
Student-operated restaurant offers interesting food. Standard. $$
1413 Route 50
Fun atmosphere, and all-you-can-eat crab nights can’t be beat. Standard. $$
Hibachi Grill and Buffet
4450 Black Horse Pike
A huge variety, one of the area’s best buffets. Standard. $$
Inn At Sugar Hill
Routes 40 and 559
On the waterfront
Sit on the porch for river views. Standard. $$
Jo Ann’s Pizza and Restaurant II
913 Route 50
Italian food served with a flair for deliciousness. Saturday night specials. Standard. $$
Laureldale Pub & Grill
2301 Route 50
Good pub fare. Affordable. $
6126 Black Horse Pike
Outstanding Italian food. Standard. $$
Maurizio’s Pizzeria and Italian Grill
4215 Black Horse Pike
A broad selection of pizzas, appetizers and Italian dishes. Affordable. $
Mays Landing Diner
6177 Harding Highway
Delicious homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner. Plenty of specials and quick service. Affordable. $
Nino’s Pizza Festival
In the Festival at Hamilton Shopping Center
Subs, Italian dishes, salads, burgers, pizzas and strombolis. Affordable. $
Pho Life Noodle House
4215 Black Horse Pike
Pho and other Vietnamese specialties. Affordable. $
Shiro Japanese Hibachi Restaurant
3990 Black Horse Pike
Wonderful sushi beautifully prepared. Standard. $$
Paragon Bar & Grill
5698 Somers Point/Mays Landing Road
With large menu and daily specials, they offer everything. Affordable. $
2300 Wrangleboro Road
Consumer Square Shopping Center
Sushi buffet, hibachi and bar. Affordable $.
Watering Hole Cafe
6494 Weymouth Road
Famous wings, 18-ounce T-bone steak, cozy atmosphere. Affordable. $
Ye Old Mill Street Pub
201 W Main St.
Great food, great bar. A Mays Landing institution. Affordable. $
Atlantic City Country Club
1 Leo Fraser Drive
Gourmet cuisine overlooking historic golf course. Sunday brunch. Standard. $$
Atlantic City Sub Shops
6825 Tilton Road
Variety of creative sub options, including low carb. Affordable. $
900 Tilton Road
Amazing Italian with fantastic pizza choices. Standard. $$.
Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza
1200 New Road
Carluccio’s prepares its signature coal-fired pizzas in a variety of tempting styles from Sicilian to New York style. Standard. $$
807 Tilton Road
So-Cal style Mexican eatery serving monster-sized “Mission style” burritos and other Mexican favorites. Affordable. $
Giovanni’s Best of Italy
801 Tilton Road
Family owned and operated. Standard. $$
1515 New Road
Serving diner classics and Greek specialties alike. Affordable. $
Rose’s Garden Grill
2605 New Road
Tasty sandwiches, soups and salads. Affordable. $
Roberta’s by Joe Muldoon
1205 Tilton Road
Awesome fusion cuisine, BYOB. Standard. $$
Valentina’s Trattoria Italiana
200 Tilton Road
Real Italian food created by real Italians. Standard. $$
Ventura’s Offshore Cafe
2015 Shore Road
Best bar food in the area. Everything is above average. Affordable. $
Hu Tieu Mien Tay
700 Black Horse Pike
Vietnamese cuisine served in a cozy and welcoming setting. Affordable. $
Black Horse Pike and Main St.
Above-average Italian-American fare. Affordable. $
Kelsey and Kim’s Soul Food
52 N. Main Street
Barbecue spare ribs, collard greens, chicken and waffles, these are just a few of the mouth-watering items available at this soul-food mecca. Standard. $$
701 Black Horse Pike
Authentic Mexican fare in a casual atmosphere. Standard. $$
Messina’s Pizza and Pasta
738 Black Horse Pike
Delicious Italian food and pizza. Standard. $$
231 S. Main St.
Serving up some of the best Hispanic food in the region. Standard. $$
Sam’s Rialto Bar& Grill
18 S Main St.
Homestyle southern plates and seafood boils. Standard. $$
Amici’s Homemade Specialties
307 Shore Road
Maybe the best meatballs in South Jersey. Great family restaurant. Affordable. $
823 Bay Ave.,
Great bar food and cold beer. Affordable. $
Bay Ave Sushi
718 Bay Ave.
A contemporary twist on sushi, this eatery rolls out new special rolls and keeps customers guessing on what flavors will come next. Affordable. $
910 Bay Ave.
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.
Burgers, salads and other traditional favorites. Overlooking the bay. Affordable. $
Charlie’s Bar and Restaurant
800 Shore Road
Good food in an informal atmosphere. Affordable. $
701 Shore Road
An inviting little eatery serving some of the best breakfast in the area. Affordable. $
Clancy’s By the Bay
101 E. Maryland Ave.
Full bar and seafood menu as well as traditional pub food. Affordable. $
Somers Point Circle
Fresh seafood done well. Standard. $$
Crab Trap’s little brother. Outside deck on bay offers fab views. Live music and good food don’t hurt either. Affordable. $
646 Bay Ave.
Above-average dinners, great brunch menu. Standard. $$.
Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse
650 New Road
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
A place for good food and fun. Standard. $$
131 Jordan Road
Very good Greek and Italian cuisine. Affordable. $
Josephine’s Pizzeria & Italian Deli
218 W. New York Ave.
Homemade pasta and other Italian favorites. Affordable. $
Lucky’s Bar and Grill
639 Bay Ave.
Food and cocktails in a nightclub atmosphere situated at the old Brownie’s location. Standard. $$
558 New Road
Red sauces and white sauces a-plenty in this pizza paradise. Standard. $$
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro
908 Shore Road
The Anderson family makes its mark on the old Mac’s, with great culinary results. Live jazz often. Standard. $$
28 E. Maryland Ave.
Great soups. Try the wonton egg-drop. Affordable. $
104 N. Dorset Ave
Traditional breakfast fare. Affordable. $
5204 Ventnor Ave.
Serving up the best hand-tossed Kosher pizza along with other Italian and Mediterranean specialties. Affordable. $
5223 Ventnor Ave.
Tasty Italian cuisine served in a poised and relaxed atmosphere. BYOB. Standard. $$
7310 Ventnor Ave.
All your favorite breakfast items are served up here — French toast, omelettes, and waffles are just the beginning. Affordable. $
4 South Portland Ave.
Authentic Mexican cuisine for dinner. Also serving breakfast and lunch. Standard. $$
5210 Atlantic Ave.
Great place for lunch, and great decor. Affordable. $
The Ladle of Luv
7301 Ventnor Ave.
Comfort food with beach lunches and vegeterian options. Affordable. $
5205 Atlantic Ave.
A taste of South Africa with great paninis and coffee. A welcoming atmosphere. Affordable. $
Red Room Cafe
141 N. Dorset Ave.
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. $$
Sack O’ Subs
5217 Ventnor Ave.
Local fixture since 1969. Additional locations in Absecon, Atlantic City and Ocean City. Affordable. $
5206 Atlantic Ave.
An inventive Italian menu in a fine-dining arena makes Sage just as good, if not superior, to chef Lisa Savage’s former Savaradio’s in Linwood. Standard. $$
Popular downbeach breakfast and lunch spot with creative dinner options. Standard. $$
Yama Japanese Restaurant
5305 Atlantic Ave.
Awesome sushi and service. Standard. $$