About Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery - Steaks & Seafood

When first built in 1685 on Philadelphia's waterfront, the original Tun Tavern developed a reputation for offering fine beers & being home to important historical events including being the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps on November 10, 1775. Today's Tun Tavern continues to hold prestige as the first brew pub in Atlantic City, NJ offering award-winning casual gourmet cuisine & handcrafted brews, as well as live entertainment & weekly special & events.

Tun Tavern offers a Full Service Bar featuring Home Brewed Beer & Great Wine, an Outdoor Deck, Live Entertainment, Banquet Facilities Available.
Located in the center of Atlantic City, 4 blocks from the Casinos & adjacent to the Walk Outlet Mall.

2 Convention Blvd
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am or later.

Cross Street:
Baltic & Michigan Avenues

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(609) 347-7800

Website:
http://www.tuntavern.com/

Entertainment:
Live Entertainment Friday & Saturday 7:00pm-11:00pm

Catering:
Please call for details.
dianetuntavern@aol.com

Parking Details:
Free 4 hour parking right across the street with validation from Tun Tavern.

Public Transit:
NJ Transit Train Station located directly across the street in the AC Convention Center.
Atlantic City Bus Terminal located just a few blocks away on Atlantic Avenue.

Jitney Service Available.

Executive Chef:
Daniel Lynch

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Tun Tavern Restaurant is Atlantic City's first and only Microbrewery! Tun Tavern takes pride in offering a fun, relaxing way to celebrate a special occasion – with fabulous food and great drinks! Our award-winning restaurant, adjacent to The Sheraton Hotel, is a most convenient site for events.

Tun Tavern Restaurant & Brewery - Steaks & Seafood Ratings and Reviews

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3.8

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4.2

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4.0

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3.8

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 14, 2010

We had a nice booth in the back corner (2 couples). We had beer sampler (excellent), crab soup (okay), fresh fruit and chicken salad (very good), buffalo chicken salad (okay), cheese steak sandwich (ordered without a roll - very good), and something else I can't remember. Waitress was not very attentive and restaurant was not crowded. Glad I tried it once but would probably not return.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 9, 2010

We arrived and was quickly seated, slow night, Eric was attentive, and food arrived quickly and was delicious. We ordered sandwiches and and a couple appetizers, everything was good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 7, 2010

The food was very good. I had the strip steak with lump crabmeat, it was outstanding.
The Tun Light Beer was tremendous and tasted like crisp blue moon. Service was acceptable, slow on the drinks at times. Bartenders are gorgeous.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2010

Not thrilled with the place. Brew/Pub atmosphere (expected), but WITH a reservation made over a week in advance for a large group, we were seated next to the kitchen and wait staff congregation area -- other quieter tables existed, but they already had people sitting at them -- and my guess given the atmospher, WITHOUT reservations. And when I asked to be moved, the hostess wasn't happy when I asked to be reseated. Food was overseasoned -- I wouldn't go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 30, 2010

I have used Open Table on several occassions with great success. I consider myself a foodie and every previous restaurant booked on Open Table has met my palate with delight. I must say that Tun Tavern was one of the worst food experiences I have encountered. The food was inedible, oversalted, unappealing, simply horrible. I would not recomend dining here to anyone. The only good spot was the beer flight, good beer, terrible food.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 28, 2010

Terrible service and mediocre food. Good beers though. I am not a snob by any means, but the only reason this place hasn't gone out of business is because of the location and contract with the Sheraton.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 24, 2010

Very Very Very slow service 7/24/2010 Reservations at 830

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 24, 2010

Wonderful Experience. Dinner and service were exceptional. Terrific micro-brews. A little pricy, so a great place for occasional visit.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 17, 2010

We felt very rushed with our meals. After we sat down and ordered, the appetizers arrived within five minutes. Then the dinner arrived before we were finished the appetizers. TOo quick!!I would recommend this restaurant for those who like music on the olud side. It would be good for large groups or famileis with young kids who do not want to dawdle. We prefer a more relaxed setting. The service was good adn our waitress was friendly and polite. WE did not have to wait when we arrived which was a plus.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2010

My husband and I just had burgers... but they were very good.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 12, 2010

Great burgers, Sweet Potato Soup and Summer Salad. My hubby enjoyed the sample microbrews but I did not. Great and attentive service.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 4, 2010

I had special dietary concerns that were considered. The restaurant is not very busy so the waitress should have been more attentitive. But overall she did provide me with the correct dietary request. Parking was complimentary and in Atlantic city this is a rarity.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 4, 2010

Great restaurant in Atlantic City. Each time we visit, we like to try a new place to eat. Tun was just as good as many of the casino restaurants we've tried in the past. My fiance had the porterhouse steak which was perfectly prepared and delicious. I had parmesan crusted scallops which were also excellent. The lite ale brew as a great tasting beer. They also have a great summer brew. We would definitely recommend this restaurant!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 2, 2010

Really enjoyed the food and beer selection. The Tun has amazing beer and I defintely plan on returning

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on June 26, 2010

We were running late for dinner, so I called to let the staff know and they were very accomodating. We were a small bachelor party group (7) looking to share a nice dinner and engage in group conversation - nothing wild and crazy, just some good bonding time with friends and family. The easy of parking was great, especially given we were running late. We were seated immediately and staff provided prompt service. The musician provided enjoyable background entertainment without being so loud we couldn't converse. Food and beer was good, no complaints. Prices were reasonable and the menu offered a wide array of choices. The overall experience was a good fit for what we were seeking to achieve.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 23, 2010

Food was kind of boring. The Pork Chops I had were bland and my wife's crab cakes had a lot of "filler"inside instead of real crab.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on June 22, 2010

We had a party of seventeen and they sat us at three tables. They assigned only one waitress for the entire group and the poor girl seemed overwhelmed. When one table was finishing another was just getting their food which meant that we were seated at the same time but all finished at different times. Additionally I had requested that ALL checks come to me, one table was given a check and paid on their own without my knowledge. Since this was a thank you to our customers I was rather embarassed that one table paid for themselves without my knowing until after they left, this was quite frankly a corporate disaster!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 19, 2010

I'm so glad I stumbled upon Tun Tavern. It was perfect! The food was excellent and the staff was very attentative. Great place for lunch or dinner for big crowds or small. I highly recommend it.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 17, 2010

Excellent experience as we enjoyed great food and outstanding service. We were very pleased to find that our wait person Diana spoke both English and Russian, because my wife also speaks Russian (from Ukraine). A thoroughly wonderful meal in a very nice restaurant made for a great dining experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 12, 2010

The overall experience at Tun Tavern was good, I ordered to crab cakes which was very good, I wish they served oysters which would have put the icing on the cake. We stayed at the Sheraton Hotel & the restaurant was around the corner, I would recommend the tavern to friends if you are in the area.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on May 18, 2010

Food, service, ambience, all excellent! The only thing I could complain about, is that this restaurant CONSISTENTLY does not mark our reservations as 'seated.' Every time we eat here, I have to save my receipt and FAX it to OpenTable. I dont know why this is, but I have had to do it 4 times now. I highly encourage you to save your receipt if you are dining here, because you will most likely have to do the same thing.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on May 7, 2010

We were a large party staying at the hotel next door. The ambiance and service was great in this restaurant. The friendly staff made our dining experience a breeze, especially with such a large group.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Tampa)·Dined on May 6, 2010

Great beer; nice, creative food.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on April 25, 2010

Tun Tavern was good. Don't have anything negative to say and the beer was very good.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on April 25, 2010

Really enjoyed the Mai Bock did not try the other brews. I will certainly stop in again when I'm in AC. I would rate the both the burger and chili cheese dog as very good for pub fare.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 18, 2010

I was less than impressed with this restaurant. We arrived early for our reservation and sat at the bar until it was our time to be seated, the bartender hardly paid any attention to us even though the bar and resaturant were not busy. She also acted as if it was a chore to serve us our drink. The food lacked flavor and the waitress seemed to rush us through dinner. There were also several large parties that were extremely noisy so I would not recommend this place if you want to be able to hear what your dinning partners are talking about.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on April 3, 2010

I don't think I will ever go back. Maybe our server was just in a bad mood (not my problem) most of our food was just so so and the seafood dishes were gross. (kind of unusual for a Saturday night) We went because we know from other people the kitchen is spotless and we had a much greater expectation. Overall not a good experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 18, 2010

I made 2 reservations through Opentable and Tun did not have a record of either of them. I'm not sure if it is their error or opentable's but it was a frustrating experience.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 6, 2010

Horrible service our waiter was moody and the food was to blan

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 6, 2010

We were seated quickly and the staff was very friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 4, 2010

love the Tun - great meeting place, waitress attentive. great place for gathering. easy parking, close to shopping.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 3, 2010

always enjoy the Tunn for gathering with friends.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 1, 2010

Horrible experience! I don't even know where to start. Went there for restaurant week and made reservation, upon arival they didn't ask if we had a reservation nor did they give us the restaurant week menu or anyone else that came to dine with them. After getting up to get the restaurant week menu ourselves my boyfriend ordered a pesto burger(server never asked the temp and then came back to ask) and he got a bacon cheddar burger instead, I got calamari to start and it was nasty and rubbery, my salad was to have blue cheese on it but came with gorgonzola instead and I was never told, when server took our dessert order he never asked if we wanted coffee and the carrot cake had strawberry sauce drizzled all over it(who does that)!Never again!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 28, 2010

Keep in mind that it is a bar... and do not order anything but bar food. Our group made the mistake of ordering from the " Restaurant Week Menu". Bad Choice... expensive and poor quality. Beers are great and plenty of variety. Kelly our server was excellent!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 14, 2010

Nice atmosphere, great beer (we had the light and it still had good flavor),service excellent, food good not great

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 13, 2010

We enjoyed cocktails at the bar before dinner. Bartender was very nice.
Dinner was very good all four of us enjoyed.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 19, 2010

Excellent dining experience! Food was served promptly and very hot! Nicole was our server and she was great! We will be back!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on January 9, 2010

We recently went to Tun for a 40th birthday celebration. There were 40 of us and all in all the experience was great. Our servers were awesome but it would have helped to have one more. Two servers for 40 people is just not enough.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2009

FOOD NOT GREAT-NOT EVEN SALAD AND SERVICE NOT GREAT. MAYBE GOOD FOR THE BAR SCENE AND THE MANY SPECIALLY BREWED BEERS AND THE MUSIC-BUT NOT THE FOOD!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 27, 2009

We came in on a Sunday night, not very busy at all, so we cannot complain about service. However, 2 of the 20 oz Cowboy steaks (at $32 each)were ordered, and to our dismay they were found to be very fatty, as were the ribs ordered by another in our party. We were not pleased with the quality of food, for which we spent alot of money.

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