Quality Inn & Suites Atlantic City Marina District
328 East White Horse Pike
Absecon, NJ 08205
Phone: (609) 652-3300
Fax: (609) 652-8885
Bars & Cafes
Goodfellows is an Atlantic City staple that has been feeding visitors and locals since 1984. The menu boasts casual and hearty food at reasonable prices. Choose from sandwiches, salads, and delectable appetizers. If you have trouble settling on something to eat, wait until you see the extensive list of beers available. The restaurant also has cocktails and wine. Check out their calendar of events on their website.
Located on the Black Horse Pike, Library III is a long-standing restaurant in Egg Harbor City, and it is known for its scrumptious steaks and wonderful lounge atmosphere. The setting is just like a typical library with tall book shelves and dim candle lights lining the walls of the dining room. Enjoy the onslaught of succulent steaks like the Prime Rib, Filet Mignon, New York Sirloin and Broiled Sea Scallops, along with Cajun Fries and Rice-Pilaf with Mushroom and Onion at the side. After the meal, walk up to the lounge of Library III and gulp down their specialty cocktails like Margarita and Martinis. As for the entertainment, the downstairs area is where the local and national bands strum out some amazing original tunes for the crowd.
Whether it's a late night oyster craving or a midday gelato fix, The Metropolitan can hook you up. In addition, the menu has sandwiches, salads, soups, and more upscale entrees like Classic Oyster Stew. The restaurant is open all night most days of the week. You may feel guilty about indulging in their Philly Cheese Steak in the wee hours of the morning but the price is something you can feel good about. For great food at any hour of the day at reasonable prices head on down to The Metropolitan.
Gypsy Bar is one of the the best places to check out the night life of Atlantic City; it is located inside Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. A favorite among locals and visitors alike—Gypsy Bar has a very laid-back atmosphere. And while you tap your feet to some wonderful live performances, unwind with your choice of margaritas or sangrias. Gypsy Bar has over 80 different tequilas and around 15 varieties of beer, so pick your favorite or sample a little bit of everything! And munch on some finger food like rock n' roll fries, crabby patty's or chips and salsa.
The promise of coffee when one sees the Starbucks logo is international. Whether you're strolling in for your morning fix or need a boost before a night of dancing, this Starbucks at the Borgata Hotel Casino, is in a convenient location for hotel guests and casino goers.
Another one of the fine dining venues in the Borgata Hotel Casino, is the Izakaya. This restaurant reinvents the Japanese specialties of sushi, sake and robatayaki (where customers sit around a table top grill and watch the chef) with a contemporary touch. The traditional Japanese tea served here also comes with a novel touch in this modern Japanese pub.
No visit to Harrah's Resort is complete without dining at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood and Steaks. An outstanding seafood menu and excellent bar food is all set to entice one into dining here time and again. The menu comprises of carefully selected recipes from Asia and America like the Clam Chowder, Maine Lobster Bisque and Buttermilk Fried Oysters. American Kobe burger is also worth a try. The bar features wines, beer and cocktails that add more fun to the experience. Enjoy cool happy hours between 4p to 7p from Monday to Friday and 12p to 7p on weekends. At the bar do not forget to taste the food, which is certainly not the regular pub grub. It is in fact an award-winning selection of calamari, Fish Tacos and Buffalo Shrimp.
If one is yearning for Mexican food, head to Dos Caminos, a Mexican restaurant and tequila bar in Harrah's Casino Resort. A part of the BR group of restaurants, Dos Caminos has outlets in major parts o America. It is well known and highly patronized for its flavor. The restaurant has pre-set meals as well as an a-la-carte selection of tacos and enchiladas. Try the guacamole that is a special favorite. The tequila bar has over 150 tequila varieties to choose from. The nights see colorful parties and lots of enjoyment. It also offers a delivery service for the meals.
One of the prime attractions at the Harrah's Hotel & Casino is its indoor pool oasis. The poolside designed with a tropical touch is an amazing place to lay back and relax. The six hot water tubs and the brilliant facilities help you melt away the weariness of the weekdays. Check out the website for booking and other details.
Highly acclaimed Chef Luke Palladino has opened this restaurant inside Harrah's Casino Resort. This high-end venue promises fine Italian cuisine meticulously prepared in keeping with the taste of the guest. One can choose from Bistecca Alla Fiorentina or porterhouse steak or a Polpette pasta. Try the Grassini Sticks as a wonderful side.The bar has regular happy hours with great deals. The crowd is glamorous and trendy. The ambience is also uber-cool. Dress well to merge with the crowd.
The Deck Bayfront Bar & Restaurant at the Trump Marina is exactly what its name implies. A huge deck on the bay side with a good sized stage for live performers and a big bar. It's a popular summer hangout, since it's only open May through September and you can typically find people of all ages who come here to bask in the sun while enjoying a meal or cocktail. A big table outside is provided for outdoor eating and on weekends, live bands play in the afternoons and evenings. Check website for varying daily open hours.
The Iron Room could be difficult to find if you don't know about it. The restaurant lounge is tucked behind the Atlantic City Bottle Company storefront. The intimate restaurant and lounge seats only 35 in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere. The decor features deep red walls and leather backed chairs creating a trendy, yet casual ambiance. With an impressive selection of wines and spirits, most notably over 200 types of whiskys, enough to satisfy the most intrepid connoisseur, patrons can also select from their wine and craft beer list. The menu features American-inspired small plates, focusing on quality ingredients and seasonal fare. Sample creations like the Udon Mac and Cheese, Flat Iron Burger, Sweet Fried Free range Organic Chicken and Smoked Salmon Bisque. For reservations, call the restaurant.