Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City
Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City

Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.showboatac.com/
  • Phone: 6093434523
  • Hours of Operation:
    Please refer to our website:
    http://www.caesars.com/casinos/house-of-blues/restaurants-dining/foundation-room-dining-detail.html
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Tapas / Small Plates
  • Executive Chef: Stephen Benzinger
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Adorned with mahogany walls & East-Indian decor, our 16 person private dining room is the most exclusive table in Atlantic City. Parties are welcome to create their own dining experience with a custom menu of your favorite cuisine. Our gourmet dining room is also available for parties up to 60 people. Please call 609-343-4523 for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Foundation Room Concierge 6093434523
  • Entertainment: Acoustic duo's, trios and DJ's. Please call for entertainment on specific evenings.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between Delaware & States Avenues
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet or self parking options available at the Showboat Hotel and Casino.
A word from Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City
The Atlantic City Foundation Room Lounge is decorated in 19th century French carved mahogany, Oriental carpets, intimate booths and provides a unique setting for entertaining. Enjoy a fireside lounge, ocean views, cigar lounge and sacred prayer rooms. Complimented by our signature cocktails and martinis, extensive wine list and craft beers our new Tapas lounge menu includes savory items such as bacon wrapped dates, Zen fries, and shrimp BLT’s.

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Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City reviews from OpenTable diners
2 reviews since April 29, 2014
Overall Rating3
  • Food3
    Service3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
0% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (1)good for groups (1)great for outdoor dining (1)romantic (1)late-night find (1)scenic view (1)hot spot (1)vibrant bar scene (1)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • Rudy2VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    One of the worst restaurant experiences ever. Good riddance.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 1 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 29, 2014
    • Overall Rating5
    • Food5
    • Ambiance4
    • Service5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 82 reviews are from the Foundation Room Lounge - Showboat Atlantic City reviews archive.
  • Terrific Gem
    MissMVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Definitely a secret gem tucked inside the Showboat Resort...!
    Special Features:
    scenic view, good for groups, special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Vday
    Visitor
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We went for valentines day. There was only one choice offered on the special menu. It was not desirable so my husband and i ordered off the menu. The server was unable to answer our questions about drinks and sent over a bar server. We recieved our appetizers (which were good) before our drinks. I had a filet, my husband, scallops. Just ok. All of the staff was friendly and our table overlooked the ocean. We had dined several years ago and this didn't live up to our memory. Don't know that I need to go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My new favorite place in A.C.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Funky and cool. The food selection is more a choice between numerous appetizers, all with their own uniqueness to it. If you want standard American fare, this isn't the place for you. If you want to try some things you won't see on other menus, then give it a try. The decor has a strong Indian/Asian flare, with unique art and tapestry all around. The private dining room was a bonus, and made the two hours we were there seem like a vacation. Kathleen, our waitress was spot on with service and food suggestions and the remainder of the staff was friendly and courteous as well. This is our new favorite eating area and we can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, late-night find, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!
    DonnaVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2013
    Waitress was great, food was good. Room was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a great surprise! Our
    DonnaS
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    What a great surprise! Our first visit to the Foundation Room will not be our last. Decor and ambiance in the small private dining rooms is warm, exotic and romantic. Food was really good as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a wonderful waiter,
    DonnaVIP
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    We had a wonderful waiter, Josh and the food was great. The quiet room was a plus and it was a lovely surprise. We will go again...
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • The menu does not have entrees
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 12/29/2012
    The menu does not have entrees but is focused on interesting and delicious appetizers.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service was incredible, food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/21/2012
    Service was incredible, food was incredible. Decor was unique and fun. To top it all off, they have a pretty good whiskey menu!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was great and the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    The food was great and the service was even better. My only complaint was the limited menu. Many of the items that bring me to the Foundation Room were missing from their winter menu. However, the dishes that I did order were outstanding.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Went with my girlfriend for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/26/2012
    Went with my girlfriend for the second time and was my girlfriends first. She loved all the food we ordered and there as not a bite left. We felt perfectly full at end of the meal. The service was exceptional and I will be back again and again.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Surprised by how great it was
    RDBNJ
    Dined on 10/19/2012
    Great meal and service. Can't wait to visit the outdoor deck.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Like no other in Atlantic City!
    nycnycVIP
    Dined on 10/5/2012
    No place like it in Atlantice City. the fusion Tapas menu and the ambience are unique. Josh and Kathy, our servers, were warm and knowledgeable and ensured a wonderful dining adventure. The Kobe Steak was extraordinary and the Tempura Shrimp was outstanding. If you want something delicious and out of the ordinary, this is the place to go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • everything my girlfriend and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    everything my girlfriend and I ate was amazing. The ambiance is also very romantic great for a nice date. I will definetly go back to foundation room.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious One-Of-A-Kind AC Dining.
    nycnycVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2012
    The Foundation Room is a one-of-a-kind dining experience in Atlantic City. It offers creative small plates (many of them enough for two). My favorite is the Kobe Beef with 'Angry' Shoe String Fries and Chinese Style Long Beans-Outstanding!. The Shrimp Tempura is spicy and delicious. Just about every dish that we have tried is a delicious culinary adventure. The servers Josh and Kathy were knowledgeable, professional and fun. The decor is also unique and interesting. This restaurant is a hidden gem that is a 'Must Try'.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I've been here twice now and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/25/2012
    I've been here twice now and I've had a wonderful dining experience both times!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food and the service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2012
    The food and the service was excellent. I went with a group here and I will for a fact be bringing my girlfriend here to have a nice romantic dinner. The servers were outstanding and the knowledge of the food was perfect. I will be back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent tapas restaurant.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/16/2012
    Excellent tapas restaurant. Not pricy. Great service and ambiance. However, after dinner. coffee was not up to standard, especially espresso
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Me and my wife enjoyed this
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/3/2012
    Me and my wife enjoyed this experience of having dinner there . We made memories of a life time . Great food and service . We will go back every time we stay in Atlantic city .
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food and nice ambiance.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/27/2012
    Good food and nice ambiance. Some dishes were average but bacon wrapped dates were great.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A unique dining experience
    ADash
    Dined on 7/10/2012
    A unique dining experience with the most delicious food. Foundation offers small plates so you share the tastes of each dish. I highly recommend the Kobe Beef it was terrific. The atmosphere and taste/texture of the food creates a wonderful dining experience. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great,distinctive food. Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    Great,distinctive food. Great ambiance and background music. Josh is superior server.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ordered from the tapas style
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/21/2012
    Ordered from the tapas style menu. Great food...dates with bacon great, kobe beef excellent, shrimp and scallops also great. Sat around a big lazy susan and shared 6 tapas items like the above with friends. Cool desserts too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • wonderful surprise. A hidden
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/16/2012
    wonderful surprise. A hidden gem.The service and people were wonderful - another surprise for Atlantic City.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Don't miss this place.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    The best service I've had in an Atlantic City restaurant in years. Loved the food, the wine. The presentation of the food is unique. Decor is fabulous and interesting. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • MUST TRY!
    nycnycVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2012
    Chef David has created an original, innovative and 5 star menu like no other in AC. In four visits I have ordered different dishes and each dish was an amazing dining experience. These are my favorite MUST TRY dishes: Wagyu Kobe Sirloin, Bacon Wrapped Dates, BBQ Pork Burgers, 'BLT' Steamed Bun, Beef Tournedo. Before I list the MUST TRY seafood, you need to understand I never ate/enjoyed seafood until I was converted by these extraordinary dishes: Lobster Mai Tai, Himalayan Shrimp and Scallop, Crab and Avocado Stack, Crab Rangoon, Tuna Tartare(!) Also Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Flat Breads, Potato Dumplings. I am going back soon to taste some other enticing dishes on the menu. Go for an extraordinarily delicious culinary adventure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great tapas in Atlantic City
    ThePlannerVIP
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    Delicious tapas which were great for sharing! All the art work provided us with interesting dinner conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great array of choices.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/8/2012
    The choice was great and enjoyed the ability to eat many different offerings. Wait staff was very attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, service didn't match
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/8/2012
    Unusual menu, small plates, asian fusion. Intimate booths, persian feel-oriental rugs, pillows, statues. Highlights-flatbread with grilled vegetables and lamb chops, filet with shoestring potatos. Lamb was full of flavor. Filet was most tender i've tasted, including high end steak houses, with subtle sweet sauce to add flavor and crunchy shoestrings adding texture..yum! Dessert was unique, the "three sisters" with banana ice cream, chocolate covered pretzels, and flaming meringue. The service, however, fell flat. There were only 5 parties in the room, yet 3 small plates took 20-25 minutes. We had to flag down a server for water. Other tables ordering drinks got plenty of attention. Still, worth another try to sample the eclectic menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I was suprised and the food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/8/2012
    I was suprised and the food exceeded my expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I was looking for a place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/7/2012
    I was looking for a place for my husband and I to eat that would have a great atmosphere and this establishment delivered. It is beautiful! Colorful fabric lines the walls and artifacts from all over the world decorate the space. The menu is a little exotic, but not too adventurous. It is tapas style so you can try a few different plates to get the most out of your experience. I found it tasty and romantic, but also would go back with friends. We dined in a dining room in the back of the restaurant, but there is also a bar area up front that seemed a little more lively as there was an event being hosted there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • unique experience....Tapas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/26/2012
    unique experience....Tapas menu was very interesting and we had plenty of food for three ladies who are not big eaters.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food, Small Portions
    RobNickeVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    The food ahd service at the Foundation Room are excellent, but their "small plates" approach does necessitate some additional planning during the dining process,as no single menu item really qualifies as an entree. Having said that, the quality of the food and the attentiveness of the service make the extra effort worthwhile. The decor is very weird, but the ocean view makes it easy to ignore the ecclectic decoration. Lastly, my server(Josh)has been with the restaurant for some time and was able to provide many helpful suggestions. Overall, it was a great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nothing like it in AC!
    nycnycVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    First rate, innovative Fusion Tapas menu blending American cuisine with those from around the world. This clearly reflects the passion, ceativity and expertise of Chef David. Every dish we ordered was superb. The service was professional, warm and knowledgeable. We were there for a milestone anniversary dinner and server Josh went above and beyond to truly make the evening very special. The setting is unique. As you walk toward your table you are transported to special place. Simply put, if you want a delicious, delightful and extraordinary dining experience like no other in Atlantic City, this is the place to go.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very accommodating. Great
    Buzz
    Dined on 5/18/2012
    Very accommodating. Great food and fun atmosphere. Will be returning soon
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing atmosphere, service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/17/2012
    Amazing atmosphere, service was welcome & inviting. Went back the next night for after hours cocktails.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Eclectic decor. A "small plates"
    HungryGuyVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    Eclectic decor. A "small plates" format, but we ordered plenty of food, and the bill was moderate. Nice view of the ocean. Good food, good value, good ambience. We will certainly return next time we're at teh Showboat.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I loved this place! I've always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 5/4/2012
    I loved this place! I've always wanted to eat here. The food was delicious. The service was spot on and I had an all around perfect dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My husband and I have been
    eatery
    Dined on 5/3/2012
    My husband and I have been going to Atlantic City for over 25 years and just discovered the Foundation Room. Everything was perfect. Our waiter Josh was very attentive, knowledgeable about the food and friendly. The food was great. The atmosphere was wonderful. We look forward to dining again soon at the Foundation Room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unusual decor and motif that
    Tedk49
    Dined on 4/27/2012
    Unusual decor and motif that doesn't seem to blend well with the Showboat and its riverboat, jazzy, bluesy brand. But I liked the tapas style dinner and the service is solid.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet