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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
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Dock's Oyster House

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
7,918 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were notified of a special Fresh Red Crab event via email. We immediately made reservations! The fresh crab was delicious and the presentation was great!
96% recommended
Seafood in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
169 people mentioned the Flounder

Knife & Fork Inn

$$$$·Steak·
Atlantic City
4,793 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Amazing atmosphere and menu. One of a kind restaurant. Highly recommended
90% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
117 people mentioned the Lobster Thermidor

Carmine's - Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
8,701 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Everything was perfect. Food was great and abundant. Service impeccable. We had a toddler so they put us way in the back which was perfect
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
184 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Washington Inn

$$$$·American·
Cape May
4,902 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The Washington Inn is relatively formal by beach town standards, and relatively expensive, but the value equation is right on the money. Great food & wine, very good service. The Read more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
75 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sapore Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Cape May
3,006 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our favorite go to restaurant in Cape May Consistently delicious with good service!! We love to sit out on the porch!!!
96% recommended
Best Value in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
59 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
1,896 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great service food was outstanding love going here everything always a great meal.
91% recommended
Notable Wine List in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
90 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill - Caesars Atlantic City

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Atlantic City
3,128 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
We went for an anniversary dinner and my husband and I loved everything from the view, the food, the service and for what we ordered - the value! thank you for the extra nice treRead more
86% recommended
Most Booked in Atlantic City
94 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
2,190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Had a great time , food and service was outstanding
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Atlantic City - Harrah's

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
3,956 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We have been here numerous times, mostly for our anniversary. This time we were enticed by your offer for a 3 course meal for two. It included a starter, which we chose a salad. ThRead more
Seafood in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
66 people mentioned the Flounder

The Palm Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
3,889 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Everything was excellent, our server checked on us and made sure everything was as we wanted, the food was out of this world and sooooooooo flavorful. It was my wife birthday and tRead more
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
109 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Steve & Cookie's By the Bay

$$$$·American·
Margate
5,108 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This is me and my girlfriend’s favorite restaurant down the shore. We went for our anniversary and when i tell you OMG absolutely amazing!! We always get butter clams & oysters WeRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
326 people mentioned the Blueberry Pie
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Buddakan - Atlantic City

$$$$·Asian·
Atlantic City
5,127 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We love the quality of the food and service. This was our second visit. We ate here on our last visit in July. Buddakan never disappoints.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
269 people mentioned the Edamame

Guy Fieri's Chophouse - Bally's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
2,426 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Great Server, Great Food
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
159 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Atlantic City

$$$$·Cuban·
Atlantic City
3,054 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Jonathan was an excellent server and the food was delicious. Only complaint is trying to seat customers in front of the waiters station, where you have a constant glance at someonRead more
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Atlantic City
89 people mentioned the Tropicana

The Iron Room

$$$$·Breakfast·
Atlantic City
524 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Fun
The food was really good and very creative. The drinks were top notch. I highly recommend trying out the new location!
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies 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
594 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
What a gem... This lovely restaurant within a B&B inn has a wonderful ambiance, great wait staff, and most importantly, savory & tasty dishes! The restaurant includes a full, propeRead more
Scenic View in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
20 people mentioned the Crab Bisque

Chart House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Seafood·
Atlantic City
3,650 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Chianne our server was fabulous. Thank you to everyone that made my father-in-law's 100th birthday extra special.
93% recommended
Best Ambiance in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
72 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Panini Bay Waterfront Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Tuckerton
612 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
1,260 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ask for Katerina! The service and food were very delicious. It’s hard to pick but I enjoyed the tzatziki and spanikopita and fresh fish. Everyone enjoyed their meal! Lovely place!
87% recommended
24 people mentioned the Greek Salad

Girasole Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,411 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding food and fantastic service. The heirloom tomato salad was teriffic! And the watermelon mojito was the best I've had!☆☆☆☆
85% recommended
Notable Wine List in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
28 people mentioned the Bronzino
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Buona Vita

$$$$·Italian·
Somers Point
802 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Went to Buona Vita on Saturday night with another couple. We all have dined here before, we love the food and the service is excellent. Only problem this visit was the level of noiRead more
89% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City
15 people mentioned the Bronzino

Capriccio at Resorts Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,469 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Capriccio is my favorite place to dine. The service is impeccable and the food is out of this world. This was my first time going to brunch and will be a must have at every AC visiRead more
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
18 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Grotto - Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
645 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dave and Stephanie were amazing. We had our food wrapped up to go and the restaurant was locked up. So we were not able to get the food. Dave is very accommodating and we will Read more
93% recommended
Late Night Find in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
14 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

A Touch of Italy

$$$$·Italian·
Egg Harbor
819 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
One of my new favorite restaurants
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Veal Parm

Basilicos Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
1,150 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
The food is always very good as we’ve eaten here numerous times in the past. The 2 soups, Lobster Bisque & Manhattan Clam Chowder, were both delicious. Their pizzas are the best wiRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
20 people mentioned the Calamari

Smithville Inn

$$$$·American·
Galloway
2,406 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Love Smithville Inn! Always a very enjoyable experience.
98% recommended
Best Value in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
102 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bisque Restaurant - LBI

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach Island
315 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely the best prime rib. Also great Tuna. Sorry to see them closing for the season
94% recommended
Contemporary American in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
40 people mentioned the Bisque

The Gables

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Long Beach Island
740 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
I absolutely love this restaurant. The ambiance is fantastic, but the real selling point is the food. Every course is like having a flavor explosion in your mouth with every biteRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
12 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Gallagher's Steak House - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
1,282 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Excellent service. Clean atmosphere. Food was amazing!
90% recommended
Romantic in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
94 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Assaggio!

$$$$·Italian·
Egg Harbor
698 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
We eat here once a year, while on vacation. As usual, the food and service were outstanding. The atmosphere is always very nice. For the first time ever, the white wine was less thRead more
95% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
11 people mentioned the Calamari

Morton's The Steakhouse - Atlantic City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Atlantic City
3,264 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
My girlfriend & I had an experience. Dee was an amazing server. Every part of the meal was amazing from top to bottom. Thank you.
94% recommended
Best Overall in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
97 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Golden Dynasty - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Chinese (Canton)·
Atlantic City
234 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Cozy
Great food every time. We recommend the coconut shrimp and wonton for starters
92% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
17 people mentioned the Tropicana

The Blue Pig Tavern

$$$$·American·
Cape May
2,573 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
Nice atmosphere. Delicious food.
86% recommended
Kid Friendly in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
43 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Buca di Beppo - Bally's Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
482 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
The food is great as usual. The waiter was not attentive, and didn’t seem to understand English very well.
Good for Groups in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Nero’s Italian Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Atlantic City
1,598 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
good food ,good service love it!!
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
81 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Il Verdi - Tropicana Atlantic City

$$$$·Italian·
Atlantic City
1,013 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Very pleasant experience. Had the Thursday night Prix fixe menu. Filet mignon was delicious.
98% recommended
Best Service in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
45 people mentioned the Tropicana

Tisha's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cape May
4,129 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Loved our dinner, service and the ambiance (clean and low noise levels).
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
165 people mentioned the Seafood Risotto

Oyster Bay Steak and Seafood

$$$$·American·
Cape May
1,116 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
First visit and we will return. We both had salmon and it was perfect. Very quite and service was geat.
92% recommended
American in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
20 people mentioned the Coconut Shrimp

Red Room Cafe

$$$$·Italian·
Ventnor City
669 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Everything was amazing. One of the best pork chops I ever had. I loved it there and will definitely b back. Thank you
94% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
15 people mentioned the Veal Chop

La Fontana Coast

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
938 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We visit La Fontana Coast often and are always greeted with a smile. The food was delicious - we had the specials tonight. The service was top notch. Thank you for another grRead more
87% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
12 people mentioned the Calamari

A Modo Mio

$$$$·Italian·
Sea Isle City
747 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Our waitstaff, Samatha was amazing. ☘️
99% recommended
Italian in Atlantic City / South Jersey Shore
24 people mentioned the Calamari

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
Delicious last dinner at Cardinal Bistro—one of our favorites. We will miss you but look forward to your next restaurant.
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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