45 Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Dock's Oyster House, Knife & Fork Inn, Carmine's - Atlantic City
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Steak, Italian
Neighborhoods:Atlantic City

Dock's Oyster House

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
8,275 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dock’s is a wonderful place. The service is great and the food is always wonderful.
99% recommended
169 people mentioned the Flounder
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Knife & Fork Inn

$$$$·Steak·
Atlantic City
5,000 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Since this is more of a special occasion venue, go for the lobster thermidor. It’s a 2-1/4 lb. monster with the meat cooked, cut up, and put back in the shell with a creamy sauce Read more
96% recommended
117 people mentioned the Lobster Thermidor
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Carmine's - Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
9,128 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
We had a 630pm reservation but weren't taken inside until 645pm which was disappointing. There's really no point in making a reservation if they don't have a table for the time we Read more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
184 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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Washington Inn

$$$$·American·
Cape May
5,546 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
great food,friendly service ,our must go to place when in Cape May .They don't disappoint .
97% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Sapore Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Cape May
3,693 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great dinner with family and friends! Kids enjoyed their clams, calamari and penne vodka. Complimentary appetizer. Pasta special and bronzino were excellent.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
59 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
2,248 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Waitress was great, very attentive. Although the restaurant is nice, the lighting is a bit to bright on the seating side near window..
91% recommended
Most Booked in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
90 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill - Caesars Atlantic City

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Atlantic City
3,508 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
As always everything was exceptional. Linda was our waitress and on top of her game. Highly recommended!!
91% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
94 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
2,308 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Went here for our anniversary and the meal was great. They put rose pedals in our table to celebrate the occasion. Jill, our waitress was terrific and was very attentive to our neeRead more
89% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Atlantic City - Harrah's

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
4,190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was excellent! Great to be out dining again. My husband, friends and I loved everything.!
88% recommended
Romantic in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
66 people mentioned the Flounder
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The Palm Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
4,091 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food good as always Yasir always provides excellent service There’s a reason it’s our favorite place to eat
89% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
109 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Steve & Cookie's By the Bay

$$$$·American·
Margate
5,416 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We didn’t even realize that it was Restaurant Week in AC and was pleasantly surprised with the options. Every single thing was delicious!!
98% recommended
326 people mentioned the Blueberry Pie
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Buddakan - Atlantic City

$$$$·Asian·
Atlantic City
5,326 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Amazing food and service! 5 stars
96% recommended
269 people mentioned the Edamame
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Guy Fieri's Chophouse - Bally's Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
2,660 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Ok. Overpriced but as expected with all casinos.
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlantic City
159 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Atlantic City

$$$$·Cuban·
Atlantic City
3,102 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Great service! Got to try a lot of new food and loved it all! Had a great time dancing after dinner!
90% recommended
89 people mentioned the Tropicana
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Rhythm & Spirits

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
622 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Food & service were wonderful
84% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
35 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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Inn at Sugarhill - Yogi's All American Riverview Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mays Landing
620 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
Specials for restaurant Week were varied, priced right and the 2 we chose were excellent. Bread pudding is the best I have ever tasted. Highly recommend to anyone.
20 people mentioned the Crab Bisque
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Chart House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
3,919 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
The team was very accommodating and helpful. Professional and incredible people
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
72 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Panini Bay Waterfront Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Tuckerton
613 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Food was delicious and I never leave without the best coconut cake in the world!
95% recommended
11 people mentioned the Artichoke Appetizer
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Sofia - Margate

$$$$·Greek·
Margate
1,528 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
It’s COVID and we ate outside by choice Outside was fine However I had to use the bathroom There was no distancing at all As a matter of fact I had to wait by choice and still whRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City
24 people mentioned the Greek Salad

Girasole Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,515 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It’s Italy worthy pasta!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
28 people mentioned the Bronzino
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Buona Vita

$$$$·Italian·
Somers Point
982 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
My wife and I both enjoyed our dinners. Quick and good service.
96% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Bronzino
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Capriccio at Resorts Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,597 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Always the best meal in AC. The staff is attentive and professional and the food is second to none. A little loud due to the vaulted ceiling, but that certainly didn't dampen my exRead more
93% recommended
18 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Grotto - Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
686 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Casual
  • Good for Anniversaries
We really enjoyed our visit to Grotto!! Our server was Marianne, and she was excellent. She made our visit great!! The food was really good and we will come back again!!
14 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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A Touch of Italy

$$$$·Italian·
Egg Harbor
981 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Always Great food . Second time there in a week love their food.
94% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Veal Parm
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Basilicos Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
1,194 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
A favorite standard of ours ! Always have a good meal. Specials were good , salad included and BYOB ! Win win
97% recommended
20 people mentioned the Calamari
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Smithville Inn

$$$$·American·
Galloway
2,733 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
Dinner with my wife. Great service good food and nice ambiance
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
102 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bisque Restaurant - LBI

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach Island
320 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Made our reservations weekend ago, and to find out when arrived the Restaurant was closed! They should update theirs site that they closed this location!
94% recommended
40 people mentioned the Bisque
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The Gables

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach Island
1,035 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This was my first time dining at the Gables. I took my mother for her birthday. We fell in love with the place. It’s so beautifully set up & the food & service were outstandingRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
12 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gallagher's Steak House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
1,414 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a wonderful dinner. My husband really enjoyed his birthday dinner and was surprised by the cake, compliments of our server.
97% recommended
Best Food in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
94 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Assaggio!

$$$$·Italian·
Egg Harbor
741 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Atmosphere was great, food was excellent, our waitress, Lailanni, was attentive, helpful and pleasant. Would recommend
96% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Morton's The Steakhouse - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
3,491 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had pork chops and salmon as a change from steak, They were outstanding ,what a great meal, outstanding service,we will return,
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
97 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Golden Dynasty - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Chinese (Canton)·
Atlantic City
267 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Very nice atmosphere. The food was fantastic. I will go back anytime...great food. Great service
92% recommended
17 people mentioned the Tropicana
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The Blue Pig Tavern

$$$$·American·
Cape May
2,795 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Cozy
Always an excellent experience and great food even with the current COVID restrictions. Being able to dine out and have excellent quality food made our vacation very special and mRead more
89% recommended
43 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Buca di Beppo - Bally's Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
526 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
We had a delicious Restaurant Week lunch. Jason , our waiter was friendly and professional. After lunch, he gave us a tour of the different rooms at the restaurant. We will definiRead more
15 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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Nero’s Italian Steakhouse - Caesars Atlantic City

$$$$·Steak·
Atlantic City
1,719 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Excellent venue, great food, wonderful views, great wait staff. Overall very enjoyable restaurant
91% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
81 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Il Verdi - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,181 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Wonderful meal, as always. That's what keeps us coming back!
97% recommended
45 people mentioned the Tropicana
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Tisha's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cape May
4,298 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Service & food were exceptional! Can’t wait to go back!
98% recommended
165 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto
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Oyster Bay Steak and Seafood

$$$$·American·
Cape May
1,147 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Start to finish, this place is great. It is our go to place to eat and drink.
90% recommended
20 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp
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Red Room Cafe

$$$$·Italian·
Ventnor City
784 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Food excellent Service excellent Sitting outside challenging without space heaters ( not in tent ) Musician nice for ambiance but too loud
92% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Veal Chop
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La Fontana Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
1,062 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great food and very safe
89% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
12 people mentioned the Calamari

A Modo Mio

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
907 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Always excellent food and service
95% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
24 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Arlington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach Island
455 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Excellent but pricey for a family of four. Great decor.
86% recommended
29 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Ram's Head Inn - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Galloway
1,530 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Indoors Needs some TLC, painting (eiling), etc. We missed the piano.
85% recommended
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Cardinal Bistro - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
Ventnor City
373 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Always good
90% recommended
9 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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The Blue Rose Inn and Restaurant - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cape May
925 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
My partners and our wives gathered here for our holiday dinner and found the food fantastically appealing to our disparate palates, gorgeously presented, and delightfully served Read more
95% recommended
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