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Grotto - Atlantic City

4.5
488 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
Inspired by classic Southern Italian cooking, Grotto offers delicious house-made pasta, pizzas, chicken, seafood & veal. Ideal for a casual lunch, fun Happy Hour and dinner for ten or two. The breathtaking décor features spectacular hand-blown glass chandeliers, whimsical murals, and custom-made polished iron scrollwork. With our winning combination of impeccable service, superb cuisine and passion for detail, Grotto is the perfect Atlantic City location for Italian dining.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, International
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Hours of operation
Monda y: 5–10PM
Tuesday: 5–10PM
Wednesday: 5–10PM
Thursday: 5–10PM
Friday: 5–11PM
Saturday: 12–11PM
Sunday: 12–10PM

Please call for Holiday Hours
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Phone number
(609) 441-8475
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
James Thumhart
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Huron Ave. & Brigantine Blvd.
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Parking details
Free valet parking is available at the Golden Nugget main entrance. Ask your server to validate your ticket. Overnight Hotel Parking also available for guests.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 488 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.6
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 3 days ago

My wife and I had the chance to eat at the Grotto early Sunday evening, April 22nd. It’s been a long time since our last visit. We both ordered salads and entree’s and enjoyed the bread and dipping oil. My wife ate a small amount of the Grotto chopped salad but did not like the flavor of the dressing. Our waitress was very concerned and offered something else but we declined and waited for our meal. At some point the manager came out and spoke to my wife offering other appetizers, salad etc. It was refreshing to see the genuine concern that he exhibited over my wife’s salad. Needless to say, we were both very impressed. My wife was not looking for discounts or exchanges but we were pleasantly surprised when the salad was taken off the check without our asking.
Our meals were both delicious but it was the concern of our waitress and the manager that will bring us back in the near future.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Great food , wine list and service. Recommend the Chicken Parm , large portion with Spinach or pasta.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Food was excellent. On vacation and had dinner with family (cousin and brother and sister-in-law) and we all enjoyed everything.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

There for a Birthday. Had a great time thank to our server amari

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Service was a little slow but it WAS a Saturday night. And that’s the only negative I can say. Staff was extremely friendly and accommodating and the food was amazing from appetizers to dessert.

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Food was good and the service was great! They were very accommodating. I would definitely dine there again.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

The service is excellent and the food is always very good and consistent. I had the chef’s special for the day and it was delicious and reasonably priced.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Billy and Kyle were essential in making this dinner date with my boyfriend’s mother awesome. Thanks guys. Food was awesome as well.

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1.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Nice looking restaurant. Very quiet and elegant atmosphere. Kitchen could not get it together. There were bugs in the bread. Ravioli and meatballs were frozen. Osso Bucca was salty. I think the cook must have dropped a whole container of salt in the meal. Risotto noodles over cooked. This was my birthday dinner. NEVER AGAIN. All the manager did was take off for the appetizers. Bar- Absolute Vodka Martini, Absolute NO VODKA martini.
I felt bad for the waiter, a very nice young man Coneal. Best of luck to you...

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

The food is excellent, the price is reasonable and the service is great. The menu has great choices whether you are having their fabulous pizza or spectacular linguine with clams. The wine and beer selections can be applied to any type of meal. Using your Golden Nugget card gets you a discount.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great place, great food. My wife and I both had the pork chop and house salad, which were excellent! Would definitely recommend.

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Love my waitress I think her name is Kayla African American girl
From back Bay Area had her a few times ❤️❤️❤️Her also I recommend it to everyone also ❤️Happy hour

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

great food and great service as always will visit again

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Great food, served hot ordered Chicken Parmigiana, huge portion, delicious!
Desserts very good . Pasta dishes excellent

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

One of our favorite places to go. Keith our server is always first rate as well as our bartender Bill. The entire staff really gives it their all. Very enjoyable while celebrating my wife's birthday. Highly recommend!!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent evening at Grotto. We came here to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Our sever, Nicole, was very friendly, knowledgable about the menu, and provided memorable service. The food was cooked to perfection and worth every penny. Very pleased with our experience and sure to be back!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Our server steve was phenomenal! Food is always awesome and my children love the food!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Nice atmosphere, good food. Very pleasant servers.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Always have a great experience at the Grotto. Service is impeccable and the entire staff make you feel at home. Danielle who usually waits on us is absolutely the very best. Even the manager welcomes you and checks to see if your alright. Always feel at home at the Grotto

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

As always, great service by Keith, good food quality and value.

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4.0Dined on January 25, 2018

Casino not very busy so the noise level was good. Lasagna was very good. The Caesar salad did not have very much green leaf to it, so not very enjoyable. Service was good.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Everything was good. I didn’t know the restaurant was on the casino floor. The main problem I had was with the maps app. The address is listed correctly on the open table app but when you get directed to the maps app for directions, the plot point on the map sent me to the middle of a neighborhood 1.2 miles away.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Awesome food! Best clam sauce I’ve ever had. Our server was exceptional!

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

We had a fantastic time. Service was fantastic and the food was even better. Even though the restaurant is in the middle of a casino, they were able to seat us where the noise was nominal. Highly recommended!!

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4.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Food and service is always very good. Been here several times I have never had a bad experience

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

I have dined at Grotto before but only for happy hour, which I enjoyed. This was my first time having dinner. The experience was excellent. Our server, Conal was exceptional. Very courteous, polite, professional. The food was very good as well. We had the Penne Al Forno (it was a bit tad salty but might have been from the types of cheese - still very good) Lasagna and Pescatore (My mom doesn’t eat mussels so they substituted with more clams). So delicious and everything came out piping hot as food served should. It was a great experience. We will definitely visit again!

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1.0Dined on January 5, 2018

We showed up for our reservation and the restaurant was closed.

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

I read the reviews about Grotto and thought the only concern would have been the service. Since it was NYE I didn’t care if it took a while. That wasn’t the case. Service was good, waiter was nice bit the food was not good. I ordered the Rigatoni & eggplant and my husband had chicken Marsala. My dish was pitiful. The eggplant was so rough and over fried that it scratched my throat swallowing. The rigatoni plain sauce was fine. The chicken was fair small portion and nothing special. We told the waiter and he said he’ll let the chef know but didn’t offer me order a new dish which he should of. The best part of the meal was the dessert a Strawberry shortcake that was good. Other than that I’ll pass on the Grotto and stick with our original reservation at Dock’s in AC.

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4.0Dined on December 28, 2017

The food was very good. However the portions were on the small side. Service was excellent.

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4.0Dined on December 27, 2017

The drinks were very good. My husband’s lasagne was excellent but I picked pasta with vodka sauce and I wouldn’t order it again. The house antipasto plate we ordered was terrific and the house salad was also good.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

was a lovely,very friendly place for our Christmas dinner

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Had an excellent meal there. I had the pork chop (delicious) and my wife had the risotto with sausage. Not my first time there. Always a great experience. Would definitely recommend.

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1.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Poor service. Had a 700 reservation and was told they overbooked and had to wait. Food took forever to arrive. Almost missed a concert that we paid 250.00 each for tickets. Manager did comp one of our meals. Will not go there again.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

The food was delicious and the service was great! Appetizers came quick and the bread was warm & fresh.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Great Atmoshphere, Great Service, Great Food, just wish we got a little more for dinner and less for appetizers. Overall great experience, definitely coming back!

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

We had to change our reservation to later than planned. When we arrived there was a large party on the far side of the restaurant, several people at the bar a couple of 2 tops and a 4 top. We were seated right next to the 4 top (we also had 4 in our party). While we were there, a 6 top and 2 couples were seated near us. Our waiter was patient and gave great recommendations. The food was delicious from beginning to end. The desserts and wine list were excellent!

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5.0Dined on November 14, 2017

Food was delicious. Prices very reasonable. Our waitress amara was great.

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1.0Dined on November 13, 2017

The food was very good. The service was awful from start to finish which is probably why there were not many people dining. I would not recommend.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Wonderful meal of beggars purse & chicken scarperella. Our server was terrific and it's amazing how this restaurant is on the casino floor but you would never know

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5.0Dined on October 30, 2017

Great night. Good time ,good food, great staff.

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