Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

Restaurants in Atlantic City + The Jersey Shore

Having dazzled New Yorkers with his unexpectedly refined cooking at Buddakan, chef Michael Schulson now masterminds the Pan-Asian small-plates menu at this loungy casino restaurant.

Do not show up at 7 p.m. or you will be informed of a one-hour wait and be handed a vibrating beeper.

At the teeny corner restaurant, career chefs craft crab cakes and seafood bisque, followed by classic bread pudding.

A take-out shop with a brisk trade in expertly done, house-made ravioli (pumpkin, lobster) and sauce (marinara, vodka).

Save on eating seafood by eating at the low-key Red’s Lobster Pot on the dock, about 15 minutes from Seaside Heights in Point Pleasant. Get there in time to watch the sunset.

A curious 1912 Flemish-style building that became a rowdy men's club during Prohibition and was recently renovated as a steak house serving an excellent Jersey corn chowder.