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Plantation Restaurant

4.3
543 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Creative Cuisine
Plantation Restaurant features an adventuresome menu using nature's finest ingredients with an island influence. Presenting the essence of contemporary American cooking, Chef Jeff Alberti has created a succulent array of dishes that will make dining at Plantation a most memorable experience. Tastefully decorated in a South Seas ambience. Plantation also features a full service bar & private rooms for any occasion.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Fish
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Phone number
(609) 494-8191
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jeff Alberti
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Catering
Plantation Restaurant can cater events on the island up to 500 guests.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
80th St.
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking during season. Private lots always available.
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Entertainment
Live Music in the summer Friday & Saturday nights after 9 PM in the bar
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 543 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Everything was great. Good service. Excellent Food

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Kristen (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was very good. We were in a very tight spot tho and my husband is tall so it wasn’t ideal for him. Our waitress was nice but kept attending to all other tables around her and never us. Never got asked if everything was ok, more drinks etc. We were there for the pre fix menu during restaurant week so prices were decent. I would go back for the food but hopefully next time service is a little better

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent
Will definitely return!!

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vipIlikefood (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Always a winner! Our "go-to" restaurant year-round on LBI!

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vipLoveThisPlace (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Service was special. We love their New Enland clam chowder but on this day it was way off. Thin and salty but that was the first time we ever had a negative comment about it. Will return.

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LauraC (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

It was our first visit to Plantation. We tried it because it was part of restaurant week. My husband ordered the mussels in white sauce for an appetizer. It was delicious!! I had the mixed greens with goat cheese salad. Would have preferred the mussels in hindsight! We both enjoyed our dinner...portions were a little small but being we had appetizers, dinner and dessert on the fixed menu for restaurant week, we were ok. I ordered the pecan bread pudding dessert with salted caramel and bourbon ice cream. Best dessert ever!!! Had a great waitress and overall excellent service. Menu is a bit pricey but food is very good.

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vipHClocal (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

My husband and I go quite often. It’s a great local place with good food and drink. The waitstaff there is professional and courteous. Great place!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

We had a great time. The food was very good and our waitress was wonderful. Will definitely go again.

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Local (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Went for New Year Eve. The only negative would be that we barely finished our appy & they were at the table with our dinner. The appy plates were still on table & we had to move them so the dinner plates could be set down. That was a little rushed.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

We had a wonderful evening with friends. Food was wonderful and presented well.
Our evening was made special by our server Andrea. She was attentive, professional but also so kind and friendly that she very much enhanced our experience.
Well done
Thank you

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
2.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

$18 burger and fries very average, $40 strip steak grissal, lump crab cakes seemed to be not to lump but ground, pasta dish very average. 2 beers and a coke came to $180. That's over the top for a very average meal. Friendly and attentive service. Steady decline in what was once top 5 choices on LBI.

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Johnq (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Dinner was average at best. Food was not hot and although in the off season wait staff left us feeling rushed. Needed to deflect their “will there be anything else” line several times. On a positive had been there for apps and drinks before and it was good. For the price, this place should know better

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Philly (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

Such great wait staff and front desk help. Food is always good. They really try and make it a good experience.

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BobH (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Had dinner last Sat night 6:30 reservation and had a very enjoyable time. The table I requested was ready for my arrival. Service was very professional and pleasant at all times. The food was excellent and fairly priced. This and the Black Whale are my favorite restaurants and I am a local. Will go back in the very near future.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

A relaxing atmosphere, friendly efficient service, great food, and awesome desserts.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

The food and service was excellent!! It was our second time here and we'll definitely be coming back!!

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vipdining (Atlantic City)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was great however I wish they could do something about the noise level. We sat in the room off the bar and it was very difficult to hear the conversation.

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BobH (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

Went with my daughter Saturday. Everything was excellent, waiter was very professional and courteous. We both had the beef cooked to perfection and the sweet potato soup was incredible. One of the best places on the island. I am a local, not a tourist. Give it a try, you will not be dissapointed. Bob

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

All around awesome place to eat!!! Best meal I had the entire vacation.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Started with an amazing Martini with blue cheese and bacon stuffed olives.
We were there for an early lunch on a Saturday and ordered "light."
The Caesar salad with scallops was very fresh and filling. My bacon wrapped scallops and short rib wontons combined for a delightful lunch choice. We will definitely be returning when ww are hungrier!!

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jazzy (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 23, 2017

Very noisy bar scene service was terrible waited 45 minutes to actually get our food will not return to this one!

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foodiegirl15 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 21, 2017

My husband and I had yet another amazing meal at The Plantation while on our "minimoon" after our recent wedding this past week, which is not surprising as The Plantation and Chef Jeff's dishes have yet to disappoint our palates! We tried an assortment of Apps (Tuna nachos, short rib wontons, scallops & a pork belly slider that were ALL out of this world). Our main entrees (scallops over a bacon and pea risotto for myself and medium rare ribeye steak for my husband) were cooked to perfection and the flavors amazing. We managed to find some room to share the pecan bread pudding with homemade bourbon icecream for dessert and it was Oh so worth it! Phenomenal job all, service and food were perfect and we were raving about everything!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined on September 20, 2017

Lively and noisy room, big, well-attended bar, but conversation not a struggle.
Prompt and attentive service, good beer, yummy local scallops on risotto.
Live music from Allison and her keyboard was an unexpected but welcome surprise
for Wed-night off-season!

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on September 18, 2017

Awesome food , great server , will be back, thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Hadn't been to plantation since it changed from The Owl Tree. Will definitely be back.

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Mitch (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on September 16, 2017

Some of the dishes we ordered were great; others were not. One diner found the chicken quesadilla to be inedible because the barely-any-chicken was ground up into tiny pieces.Our biggest complaint was that it was so noisy we could barely have conversation at out table for four at 6:30 p.m.

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vipDonRicardo (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Always a great time at the "PLANT"!!!
Chelsea greets us at the door with a warm smile. She's the BEST!!!!
Waiter Scott & waitress Lacy are our favorites!!! Friendly, courteous & attentive people!!! Food is awesome as are the cocktails. We come here EVERY week!!!
LOVE THIS PLACE ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on September 12, 2017

Food and service is good, but for the price charge, underwhelming. Would not visit again.

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vipHomecooking (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on September 11, 2017

Great food but service a little sketchy....fun environment- nice bar....incredible bread pudding desert

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vipSuzie (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on September 5, 2017

Excellent food, presentation and service. Will definitely visit again.

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