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Carmine's - Atlantic City
Carmine's - Atlantic City
  • Address:
    Brighton and the Boardwalk
    2801 Pacific Ave.
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Neighborhood:
    Atlantic City
  • Cuisine:
    Italian
    Price: $30 and under

Carmine's - Atlantic City Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.carminesnyc.com/
  • Email: info_ac@carminesnyc.com
  • Phone: (609) 572-9300
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Thursday: 11:30AM to 12:00AM
    Friday: 11:30AM to 12:00AM
    Saturday: 11:30AM to 1:00AM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Gotta
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Enjoy Carmine's classics catered to the venue of your choice. Our off-premises catering services range from a small drop off and set up for 20 to a full scale, off-premises event for 2000. Our signature dishes, including Carmine’s famous Meatballs, Chicken Parmigiana, Veal Marsala, and Shrimp Scampi, will be delivered right to your door.
    Carmine's Catering offers one-stop shopping. Call us for your next birthday celebration, office luncheon, Bar Mitzvah, family gathering, rehearsal dinner, anniversary, or Super Bowl party. We offer many menus and can customize.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Located in the exciting Quarter at The Tropicana, New York’s legendary Carmine’s tradition continues. Carmine’s prides itself on being a family style establishment with large portions meant to be shared by family and friends. Old world values and exceptional service combined with fun and flair create the perfect atmosphere for your party. Carmine’s Atlantic City also offers a private dining room, valet parking, and a huge 25-foot bar. Parties of 15 or more will choose from abundant, specially designed four course menus created by our Executive Chef.

    Come celebrate your corporate event, rehearsal dinner, bachelor or bachelorette party, wedding or a just night out with old friends with the Carmine’s family. We invite you to share Carmine’s style! Abbondanza!
    Contact our Special Events Department at 609-572-9300, ext 827.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: S. Iowa Ave
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available on Pacific Ave. Self park on Brighton Avenue Atlantic and Pacific Avenues.
A word from Carmine's - Atlantic City
Carmine's simple and very popular concept is to serve every meal in the style of an Italian American wedding feast - which means large portions of home-style antipasti, pastas, seafood and meat entrees served on large platters designed for sharing. And when we say large, we mean large. An entree here could easily feed three to four average eaters. If you are in the market for better than average family style Italian food that is served in huge portions at reasonable prices, this is the place for you.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "We are thinking that the food wasn't as good as we heard because it was Easter Sunday. Everything was good but we've had better. The waiter was great and the service was good"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We have been to Carmines several times and each time surpasses the last. Everyone is treated royally. And lots of food to take come to still enjoy. The wait staff is supurb and so are the other employess. Thanks Anne and Gary"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I wish they could adjust family style to the number of people in the family."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I've been to Carmine's Atlantic City a number of trips. Each time I visit, the service and food are both exceptional and this was no different. Food is absolutely superb! We arrived earlier than our anticipated reservation time and they were able to accommodate our earlier time with no hassle. We had a nice seat near the windows. Service was great. Would definitely recommend Carmine's Atlantic City for any visit! We will definitely be back in the fall! Thanks for a great Easter dinner!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Went for Easter Meal with wife. It's family style meal for those who don't know what that is like my wife it's when meal is brought in large serving plates to share with everyone at table. Food was very good in mass quantities. I had rack of lamb 80.00 but very good. Wife had pasta she said it was a bit moist. Place is great for family meal for fun outinh"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "THE CARMINES AT TROPICANA CASINO IN ATLANTIC CITY HAS BEEN AND IS OUR FAVORITE CARMINES OF ALL 3 (ATLANTIC CITY, MIDTOWN NYC, AND THE ORIGINAL BROADWAY UPTOWN IN THE 80'S). THE MANAGEMENT AND SERVICE AND WAIT STAFF ARE WONDERFUL AND THE FOOD IS OUTSTANDING. BIG JOHN & AMANDA PETITO"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Love the food at Carmine AC!! Our waiter was fantastic - super service & funny too! They were very accamodating with gluten & soy allergies for one in our party"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Great food just make sure its more than two of you eating because the portions are very big!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We've been to Carmines in Atlantic City as an annual trip for the past 4 years. Maybe the server was having an off day because our service sucked. I new we were in trouble when I asked how the chicken wings were prepared and he said they come in 24. Okay!! And the seasoning? We waited quite a while for our food and then realized he placed the wrong order, a very expensive seafood dish...so as we waited for what we had ordered it went down hill from there. The server kept apologizing which got a little annoying after the 3rd time. Also noticed he was apologizing for something at the table next to us too. So no big surprise when we overheard him arguing with one of the other waitresses. Awkward!!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "You must have a healthy appetite to eat here - the food is great, but as it is served family style - there is a LOT left over if you don't have the right number of people. We had 4 people and still had leftovers, but it was a great experience."
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "food was good but portions were smaller than they used to be. For the price of the family sized entrees, stay generous with the portions please. The Caesar salad was over $25 but just a plate of romaine with about 10croutons on it. Chicken parm always delicious but used to be double the size. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The servers were barely around. We repeatedly were brought the wrong items, the servers were not bringing us water or clearing plates. The waiter threatened to charge us for a dish that they brought us by mistake. It was a very awkward serving experience, however, the food was good. It wasn't anything special for Italian food, but it was decent."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "We had a great time at Carmine's. The food was excellent, great service and a homey atmosphere. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "We love going to Carmine's. The food is always great. Our waitress was OK. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Just love Carmines. We have to the one NYC. The Atlantic City one was just as great. Love the food. Servers are warm and very informitive about menu."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Great beef tenderloin! Service was far lacking... Our server was brand spanking new and did everything wrong but the food made up for it!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "My husband and I went to Carmine's for his birthday dinner. The Hot Antipasta appetizer was very good and very filling. For dinner we had the veal marsala dinner over linguini. The pasta was cooked perfectly but they skimped on the amount of veal in the dish. We are not big people or very big eaters but for the price, more veal could have been added to the dish. "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Love Carmines! It our favorite place to dine UN Atlantic City! Food was awesome. Service was great. We usually get the same meals but this time decided to try something new and it was delicious. Thanks Carmines for a great dinner once again!"
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "Been to Carmine's in Manhattan a ton of times but, the calamari in AC was the best. Cooked perfectly! Group of 8 with kids too and food service was very fast but, never felt rushed! Great meal and affordable with lots of leftovers. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "The server seemed overwhelmed by how many tables she had, we had to flag down a server to order more drinks or to tell her something about the quality of the food. The food came out half at room temperature and one if the dishes was dry and tasted sour. We love Carmine's but this dining experience was not a good one!"
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "The food was great but be please be aware that one portion can feed at least 4 if not 6 people! I've been there numerous times and the food is always good!"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Great food and amazing service, our waiter couldn't have been any nicer!!!!! We always go back when we are in AC."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "The food is always excellent. A bit expensive and very noisy, hard to converse at your own table."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "great marshalla and chicken parm started off ceasar salad finished with choc tart a plate of each for 4 people diner the next day"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Great for family meals. Large parties work out well."
    Dined on 4/20/2013
  • "This is perfect for groups of 6 or more. The food is great and the price is right. they reservations and were right on time. When in AC it's our go to place."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Even on a Sunday night you need a reservation. Go hungry since it is family style."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I originally made a reservation for 7pm on a Saturday evening. 7:45 we grew a bit impatient after seeing one group of men slipping the host cash and watching the host pull three tables together to "get them right in". There was also countless groups of women who walked up and hugged the host and were also escorted right into the restaurant. Finally we were seated since we did not bribe nor hug anyone but patiently waited. The menu is on the wall and we were not offered table menus. It's a dimly lit area and we were placed behind a half wall and in a corner. We are in our 20s and still couldn't see the menu. The disappointments of not being a valued customer just ruined the whole experience. Will never ever return."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We made reservations for 7 pm only to wait at the door until 7:30 we ordered the chicken parm the normal portion expected at carmine's was cut to 2 pieces of chicken ,and the waiter was not attentive . I will not return."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The large portions can easily feed 3-4 so if you are with just one other you have to eat the same thing and the portion would be very big"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Our server Ramon was fabulous. He 'explained' the portions so we didn't over order. He was attentative without being overbearing. We enjoyed our evening greatly"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "No problem with accommodations for a party of 7. We were greeted by Italian bread and basil dipping oil. After a champagne toast and drinks, appetizers came out promptly. There was plenty of food. Since it was Friday during Lent, we ordered the Pasta special with shrimp, mussels and scallops and a Pasta w/ Vodka Sauce. Pasta was cooked perfectly. We thoroughly enjoyed the waiters/waitresses singing Happy Birthday to my daughter and presented a huge ice cream Sundae with a surprise Chocolate cake inside. It was the bomb and enjoyed by everyone."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Don was a fabulous waiter. He took great care of my party of 9 people. He explained about it being family style and was very knowledgeable about the menu. He had an upbeat attitude and was an overall pleasure. Ill be sure to go back and personally ask for him."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "The food is good and the family-style eating works well for groups."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The food was great but the restaurant was very noisy. It was hard to hold a conversation."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The larger the group, the better the time! Service was very good, food was fabulous and would not hesitate to go back again!"
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "The Italian food is so good it reminds me of visits to my Aunts house for Sunday dinners where you're stuffed and need a nap after. Everything is fresh, homemade and absolutely delicious. You leave the table completely satisfied. Everything I've had so far has been fabulous. Service from everyone is friendly, courteous and attentive."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "This place is a great place for a large group of people.. The food is good and the service is well."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The food was really good and loved the circle - family style table, but you still couldn't hold on a conversation due to the noise. I realize it's in the casino and you can't control crowds, but the noise level took away from the experience. We left that night with a full belly - but a headache."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Great food great service, only issue was many large parties going on and they seat them in the same area. 4 very loud parties when we were there."
    Dined on 4/5/2014