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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3.7

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3.9

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3.7

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3.6

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Moderate

75% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 3 days ago

We stopped for dinner before a show. The server was wonderful and very attentive. The cream of crab soup was excellent. The scallops and rice was very good, as was the shrimp and pasta. The wine list was more than adequate the the cocktail was perfectly prepared. Our only concern was the scallops were a little salty, but was acceptable after mixing is some rice. I would recommend. I really want to try the burgers and sandwiches. I think they may be a little more in their wheelhouse. Bottom line: I would recommend, especially if you are a beer drinker. They brew their own there.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

food was ok. my burger was a little over cooked and I was a little disappointed. most taverns I have been to have very good juicy burgers. this was just ok

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Trouble with the TVs, multiple games. Ultimately resolved, but user error with the cable receivers at the bar was a drag. Unique beer selection. No complaints around pub fare foods. Clean establishment.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I have eaten several times at the Tun Tavern and would have to say that the food and service were as good as or better than the previous times! The servers were quite friendly and solicitous!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Food was very good, and the service was excellent. The fact Tun Tavern is a brew pub, with an excellent selection of Tun tavern beer was the primary reason for the visit. We will look forward to returning in the future.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Steak and scallops were ordered; both very good. Liked the presentation of the food; menu is pricey but received a good amount of food; No bread offered before meal; Service was friendly and our food came out in a reasonable wait time; The atmosphere is modern and fun.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Vegan, Healthy, Kid-friendly, Live Sports, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2017

extremely disappointed

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Food was ok. Nothing stood out except that the fried calamari was AWFUL!! Worst I've ever had and we order at pretty much everywhere we go. It was barely edible. Service was good. The place was EMPTY for a Memorial Day weekend. Passion fruit mango mojito was GREAT as were the fried brussel sprouts.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on March 31, 2017

The food and beer at Tun Tavern were fantastic... once we got them. We (party of 5) were there on a busy Friday night, but we had made a reservation weeks in advance. However, they had lost the reservation, and we had to wait almost half-an-hour for a table. Once seated, beer service was quick but an order of two appetizers took a very long time. After eating those, we had other plans and had to leave - a round of beers and two appetizers had taken us 2 hours!

I really liked what we ate and drank but would only recommend going here during off-peak hours. Even if you have a reservation and get seated, expect to wait a long time for orders.

Tags: Live Sports, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 17, 2017

Stopped for dinner before heading to a concert at Boardwalk Hall. This was a great place for a date. The food was great and you could talk to each other and have a nice conversation while enjoying dinner. Nice tasting the different types of beer.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Try the chili,Excellent,best ever!!! Dessert,a nice warm apple cinnamon crisp is certainly a happy ending.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Fun place. Very busy due to the convention center and boat show. Was still seated on time. I had the grilled chicken sandwich which was served on a pretzel type roll with avocado and tomato. Nice thick grilled chicken and not a patty. My wife had their veggie burger (option on the Turkey Burger menu). Another big meatless patty with avocado and tomato. Beer was good. Mine was the American IPA which was a bit cloudy and OK. My wife had the Crimson Ale which was very good. I would get that next time.

Tags: Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Live Sports, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Bar Seating, Great Beer
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 4, 2017

We had reservations but were told that they weren't honoring them. The hostess was very rude to my husband, our waitress was great. My husband told the waitress about how the hostess wouldn't honor the reservation and the manager immediately came over. She was very nice and explained how the hostess was incorrect and she would speak to her. She even offered us desserts to make up for the inconvenience. That is a great manager!!!

Food was excellent as was the service.....definitely will eat there again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Service was great, food was blah.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 31, 2016

The food was delicious! Good drinks... awesome chocolate peanut butter ball for dessert! The wait staff was excellent.... courteous and attentive.... highly recommend this fun place!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Our 44 y.o. son recommended the TUN. I didn't expect it to be a sports bar type place. He didn't specify. He just said it was a nice place to go to. Anyway, the management/wait staff made it special for a New Year's Eve dinner. Lindsay was an awesome waitress and her manager (don't know her name) was also very pleasant. When she came by to clear the table a bit I joked with her if she was allowed to do so and she replied, "absolutely". We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and will certainly visit again. Thank you!

JimD

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 30, 2016

Very Lovely Place. It Was My First Time Coming Here And I Really Enjoyed The Food And Would Come Back Everytime I Come To Atlantic City. I Ordered A Pub Burger And Honey BBQ Wings And Omg. The Food Was Delicious. Especially The Wings.

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 25, 2016

Fish undercooked, steak overcooked, price well beyond the "quality" of the food. I would not return to this establishment.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2016

Food was ok but menu was limited for a gluten free vegetarian there was nothing but a plain salad to eat.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 22, 2016

Stopped in for dinner before a show. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Free parking right across the street. The cocktails were very good. The food was good bar food. If you're looking for an upscale bar with good food, great service and convenient parking, then this is a good choice. Also had live music and, if you're a beer drinker, they have their own brewery!

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 22, 2016

Made last minute reservation. Got to restaurant well before time scheduled. Doors locked. Restaurant closed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2016

Service was very fast and the servers very friendly. Food came in very large portions but was quite good!

Tags: Outstanding Value
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 13, 2016

We had a reservation but were asked several times to leave by 7pm because they had a large party coming that had reserved the space. I was also called while sitting in the restaurant to see where we were and I had to ask to be waited on.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 22, 2016

Now I know why the place was empty. The wings were the only good part of the meal. My burger was terrible. Poor quality meat. Tasteless bacon. Soggy bun. Fries cold and under cooked. This place made a Tun of mistakes.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 20, 2016

Food wasn't bad service was very very slow

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 19, 2016

our waitress took forever to come to our table and take our drink order. mind you there was probably only four tables seated at this time. so we ordered an appetizer and still no beer came to our table. the beer didnt get to our table until we had started on the appetizer. waitress was inattentive and unpleasant. she didnt even introduce herself. she came to our table and asked if we were ready to order when we didnt even order drinks yet. when we were done we waited for a growler while the staff stood at the bar gossiping (our waitress included). overall the experience was bad, definitely will never come back.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 13, 2016

Our dinner was very nice! Great dinner in Atlantic City after the Jimmy Buffett concert!

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on July 15, 2016

I love this restaurant! My husband and I come here every time we are in town and this time we brought friends that absolutely loved it! The staff have always been great and the food and drink never disappoint!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 4, 2016

The worst dining experience I have ever had. Poor quality food at high prices. Long wait time for food. Just bad all the way around. Surprised it is still open.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 25, 2016

The description provided on Open Table in no way matched what this place offered. The crab cake sandwich was entirely inedible. The waitress never asked how our meal was even after clearing the table with that sandwich having had a single bite taken out of it. It was only after I received the check and asked if they received many complaints about it did she tell me her manager said it could be taken off the check. Had I not said anything, we would have had to have paid for it. Everything we ordered seemed pre-made, frozen and reheated.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2016

I had a great time at this restaurant. The food is delicious and the prices are reasonable. There was someone playing the guitar as entertainment which was nice. I would recommend this place.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 17, 2016

It was an interesting atmosphere. Enjoyed the live music but not so much the food.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 11, 2016

The food was a great value. The crab soup is a must.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on May 13, 2016

From the second we got there.we were early for our reservations and they didn't make us wait it or even make a big deal about it,they just seated us immediately.The wait staff were extremely nice and patient being our first time.We all loved it and would recommend to anyone and everyone.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 12, 2016

You definitely get what you pay for. Food was decent and service friendly but nothing special.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 12, 2016

We were in Atlantic City, reserved Tun Tavern last minute with the OpenTable app. We arrived a few minutes before our time and with a few people before us, we were all seated quickly. With making reservations it seems that you are seated in a different area than the walk-ins. Staff was very nice, and the food was fresh and good. We started with the chicken wings with BBQ sauce. These were big, crispy, meaty wings. My wife ordered the scallops which she liked, I ordered the filet mignon, cooked to my liking of black and blue... We have been to some steakhouses where wait staff had no idea what that meant, and here at a micro brewery they did it right. The portions were sized right for when we eat out we hardly ever have room for dessert, but here we had the cheese cake and the salty Carmel cake. Both of which were nicely presented and rich. All in all we would go back again, but after all it has been a long time since we were there last.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 12, 2016

My wife and I were staying at the Sheraton and on our way to the Tanger Outlet stores, so we thought it might be convenient to eat at Tun Tavern since it sits adjacent to the hotel. I ordered the grilled chicken sandwich and the chicken was the driest piece of meat I had ever eaten. When I mentioned it to the waiter, he informed me that all the chicken breasts were precooked in the morning and then re-grilled upon order. He suggested that next time I should ask for a "freshly cooked" piece of chicken so it won't be so dried out. Next time? Really???

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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2016

We had been here a year ago and remember the experience so different. We were staying at the hotel adjacent to the restaurant and where there for a dance competition. Originally our reservation was for 4 people and another dance family also had a reservation at the same time for 4 people so we went down to the restaurant a few minutes earlier to ask if we could combine the tables so we could all sit together. The restaurant was quite empty when we got there and they said they could accommodate the seats together, but that everyone in the party had to be there before we were able to sit down. Some of the dancers had gone back to the rooms to change and were on their way and yet we had to sit and watch others do the same. It was an odd thing to have us do. We would have started ordering drinks and appetizers had they allowed us to sit. It wasn't as if they were giving up our table so this made no sense. They lost the opportunity to make money on us cause we probably would have ended up ordering more food and drinks this way. When we finally sat we saw they had sangria on the menu. Four of us wanted some and we ordered a pitcher. The waiter came back and told us they don't do pitchers. Again a loss for them, cause we probably would have ordered at least two pitchers and instead we ended up ordering just one drink each. The food was your typical pub burger and wings kinda place. The burger was good. I made the mistake of ordering a chicken salad and requested they hold back the blue cheese which was on just about everything, yuck!!! The salad was delivered with the blue cheese on it. The waitress took it back and they simply just scraped off the top layer of the salad they prepared incorrectly leaving me with less lettuce and just a few pieces of chicken versus what was originally on the dish. The service was terrible and the food was way over priced for the type of service you get. I would not be going back again or recommending to others.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on March 4, 2016

Our food was awesome and cooked to order. The handcrafted beer was excellent, the Devil Dog in particular. My wife actually met the owner while taking a picture of a Marine uniform hanging on the wall. Turns out, it was his brothers. The history of the place, as parents of a young Marine, is what initially triggered us to try it out, but the excellent service and food will keep us coming back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on February 25, 2016

This was our first time at Tun Tavern and we were very impressed. Service was terrific...very attentive and friendly. Our sandwiches were exactly as we ordered and at our table in no time. Whenever we travel to AC we will be stopping in the Tin Tavern.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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