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Girasole Ristorante
Girasole Ristorante

Girasole Ristorante Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.girasoleac.com
  • Phone: (609) 345-5554
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Cosimo Cassano & Rosalba Morici
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: With personal attention & the finest cuisine, your party will have an experience they'll never forget. Whether in a convention group, a company party or a birthday celebration, Girasole will make your occasion extra special.
  • Private Party Contact: Gino Iovino (609) 345-5554

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Montpelier
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: valet parking is complimentary. Street parking & a public lot are also available.
A word from Girasole Ristorante
Girasole brings the charm of the old world to Atlantic City. From the moment you enter this bright, airy restaurant, you are whisked away to a Mediterranean café. The aroma of handmade pasta dishes, fresh seafood & gourmet brick oven pizza fills the air. Dine in the impeccably decorated restaurant or, in the warmer months, enjoy lunch or dinner on the lush garden patio. Indulge in a specialty cocktail from the bar & enjoy hors d'oeuvres, carpaccios & much more, all in sunny ambience.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
Diner Reviews
  • "This is the 2nd time my family and I have been here. The staff is friendly, the decor is beautiful-Girasole means Sunflower in Italian so that is their theme but not gaudy, it's tastefully done. The pizza is made in a brick oven and the Tagliatelle pasta is homemade- simply to die for!!!! I recommend it for anyone that wants a homemade meal at affordable prices!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "And pleasant ambience. Sophisticated Italian: bronzino baked in salt is their specialty; An array of homemade pastas and boxed pastas: homemade papperadelle pasta with bologanese is my favorite; a selection of carpaccios--my favorite is warm filet with truffle oil and argula. Pretty restaurant and good service. Also have pizza cooked in a wood burning stove."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "I've been to Girasole several times and food is generally quite good. It is a little pricey but that's what you pay for good food and ambience. It was so crowded however that they stuck a table in an aisle and people were squeezing by it all night. With a reservation I expect a little better from a premier restaurant. Other than that, excellent."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "It was our first time at Girasole. It has always been recommended as a place that has great food. It did not disappoint. Both my wife and I had a very nice meal and we would definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Always a favorite for the best food at the Shore. It is by far Atlantic City's best restaurant."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Food delicious as always. Quicker than usual service."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I've had dinner at Girasole twice before with large parties of business associates and thought the food and service were very good as well a nice ambience away from the casino scene. My wife were in AC for just one evening and decided to go there for dinner. Since it was June and previous visits were in February, I wanted try the outside patio. It was a little sunny and hot until they pulled the retractable awning to provide some relief, but the pastas and sauces we ordered were great. Will go again."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Service was absolutely awful. Server came up with some lame excuse that they were just gearing up for Summer (6 days prior to July 4) in a summer resort area. Food was not much better. I would never go back."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We loved the whole baked fish! Excellent Mojitos. Will visit again."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The food was fantastic as it always is. We have been here several times and are never disappointed. The homemade pastas are the best! And I love that you can order half portions of the pastas so you can try them all."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We honestly could not have been more disappointed in our experience. First, we walked in and there was nobody to greet us - we had to wander around the bar to find a waiter who gave us our choice of tables since there was literally nobody else there at our 6pm reservation time. The entire experience was awkward with the waiter and busboy not understanding English very well and barely being present. We found the menu a little confusing, but couldn't get explanations even when we asked. The waiter took our order and we did not see him again for 45 minutes when food arrived & our waiter said nothing to us. This was our 40th anniversary & we stated so on our reservation. We wanted nothing, but not once did any staff person wish us well."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "This is an excellent Italian restaurant just a block off the Atlantic City boardwalk. Food was very good and pries were reasonable."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Girasole remains one of my favorites in Atlantic City. The food and wine are excellent. It's vibrant and fun. Never disappoints!!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Always always a hassle when u get there unorganized in getting things ready food always good service was good but don't go with a party bigger then four that's when u have some problems"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "So I have been to this restaurant at least 4 times and always enjoyed it. This time the waiter would not order our appetizers until we placed our dinner order . We wanted to relax have a few drinks but that wasn't allowed. I asked to speak with the manager but he never came to the table . I ordered the veal chop and got a skinny breaded and fried cutlet with the bone for $38, really. Very disappointing meal on many levels for $400 for 2 couples."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Wanted a restaurant in Atlantic City that was not in a hotel, not a chain, and preferably family-owned. Found it in this delightful place, with excellent food, gracious service, and a nice place to eat away from the casino tumult. Will definitely recommend to anyone going to AC and wanting a fine dining experience."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "It is a great family owned restaurant that makes you feel at home! "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We had been to the Girasole Ristorante in Phila and it was great! This venue was unenjoyable! Food was so-so to tasteless; Noise level was over the top: Had different waiters deliver sthe wrong food and mix up the bill. Would not return!!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I would definitely recommend this place and I would go back to try another dish in the future if I am in the area"
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "I cannot say enough how much I enjoyed dinner at Girasole. Our GPS took us to the wrong address which made us 45 minutes late. We were greeted with a big smile and a warm welcome. After that it was the best martini I ever had followed by one of the best meals I ever had. If you are in Atlantic City you must have at least one meal at this lovely place!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I had the ravioli and it was excellent. The chocolate mousse was very good. I'm sure everything was freshly made. Looking forward to trying other pasta dishes."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The restaurant was very pretty, it had a nice ambiance and the food was really nice. We had salad, carpaccio and a pizza. Liked it very much."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We enjoyed the food and service, both of which were excellent. A definite place to visit often. "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "The carpaccio was superb. The Bronzino was tener and flavorful. They offered a great prix fixe for Mother's Day, and our waiter was excellent. Top notch restaurant!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "A very nice non-casino restaurant with good ambience and food. Everything, especially the Bronzino was excellent. All members of our party enjoyed their meal."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We went for a lovely dinner on Saturday night before mother's day. Our meal was delicious, served well, and the place is beautiful. We love going here for dinner. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "My sister and I love this place, and try to eat there every time we're in AC. The food is consistently fantastic as is the service. From Sunday through Thursday evening, they offer a 3-course prix fixe menu for $33, which is a great deal."
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "It started very nice 10 min. Later our waiter got a 4 top and a 2 top,she was new. That was the last I seen of her. I had to ask others to get her. Also 15 min into dinning, 25 men were seated next and around us. And yelling from one table to another. I often used the place for celabrating. special events .sorry to say I won't be going back. Someone could said something it was so Easy to see what was going on. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Girasole is a welcome oasis featuring fine food and service in the heart of noisy and glitzy Atlantic City. Please never change!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Love this place.Along with everything else the homemade pasta is the best"
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "We ate here before a race the next morning, on the earlier side. The restaurant is quite nice and is very well-decorated. It's not in the nicest part of Atlantic City, but you forget that pretty quickly once inside. The service was very friendly and attentive. Our meals came out quickly and were tasty. We both had some of the pasta made on-site. Overall, it was a very pleasant and enjoyable meal, and I would be happy to recommend it to others."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "So many choices, I was delighted, from four different crudo appetizers, uniquely prepared as ultra thin slices of fish, beautiful, great pizzas, fantastic ribeye steak that my husband had, many homemade pastas, gnocchi and red sauce delectable, they also offer a wonderful pri fixe option until seven pm M-F for $31.00. Really worth trying if you like Italian. You can have full dinner or select from many small plate options and Italian. Everything we tried was very good. There is also a bar to order your favorite cocktails and wine and free valet parking at ocean club condos which houses the restaurant."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I had been here before so when my coworkers asked if I could recommend a restaurant - I chose Girasole. They have freshly made in-house pastas which I just can't pass up. Beef and tuna Carpaccio is delicious. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. There is a wide variety of food to choose from. I've dined here with a vegetarian and a gluten free diet and they had no problems finding something they enjoyed. Next time I'm trying the salt crusted fish that they crack open tableside."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We're regulars at Girasole. We never have a bad meal. The staff is always friendly and attentive. Every time we go we know we'll walk out satisfied. Must go to this neighborhood gem!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The food here was delicious. We went for AC Restaurant Week and Girasole did not disappoint. The decor was pretty, interesting and comforting all at the same time. The carpaccio was especially delicious as well as the beef braciole. I will be returning to this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "been there a number of times. Each time it was great. This time was no exception."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "I have been there several times, I brought 3 new friends there on Saturday night. They were so very impressed with the quality of food & service, and the fact that it's family owned & operated, also it's beautiful. GREAT place."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Tried restaurant during restaurant week because menu sounded good. Pros: Extensive menu for restaurant week. Great ambience. There was a room set up for a private party that was visible and it looked beautiful - definitely something I would consider for a shower, rehearsal dinner,etc.. Eggplant-zuccini appetizer and veal parm were delicious and good size portions COns: Disliked both desserts. Veal parmigiana didn't come iwth a side. Salmon was just fair. Person who ordered the tuna appetizer didn't like it. Tuna slices were so thin they were translucent and he didn't see them at first & thought he was served the wrong appetizer 5) weren't asked if we wanted coffee/tea. Overall, this wasn't one of our better restaurant experiences"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "EVerything was feshly made with true authenic italian flavors. There aren"t many italiam restaurants I would recomment, because they never live up to my ialian family expectations, but the food here was excellent. Our family is looking forward to going there again soon."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Food is never disappointing! Delicious …Delicious real Italian Food Salads are great too. Love the outside tall fire pits and the bold yellow and black decor. Desserts could be a little more interesting. There is no view other than the inside restaurant design."
    Dined on 3/7/2014