Quality Inn Flamingo
3101 Pacific Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Phone: (609) 431-4001
Fax: (609) 431-4008
Tired of contemporary life with its endless advertisements and recycled ideas? Then visit Girasole, located on Pacific Avenue at South Chelsea Avenue in Atlantic City, for a refreshing trip back to the old world and its many charms. Upon entering, you'll be transported to an authentic Mediterranean café with its aromas of homemade pasta dishes, fresh seafood creations, and gourmet pizza fresh out of the brick oven. You have the option of dining in the elegant restaurant or in the lush garden patio during the warmer seasons. So bring your appetite and prepare for some fine Italian dining.
Chelsea Prime, is one of the restaurants in The Chelsea by Starr Restaurants, the Philly favorites. On the fifth story of the hotel lies this signature restaurant, where the guests can socialize. The theme is classic. Whether inside the restaurant or in the outdoor dining space, you will surely enjoy the steaks. Try some of the cocktails at the lounge too. In continuation with the classic theme is the grand white piano and pictures of the city in the 1940s. From the level at which the restaurant is placed, the views of the sea are exquisite. A more casual option is the Teplitzky's that is open 'round the clock.
With over a hundred cocktails on the menu and a bar set in an authentic sailboat, you might actually begin to believe you are out on the ocean after enough drinks. The Dizzy Dolphin's creative cocktails include The Titanic, The Hurricane, Bon Voyage, Clam Digger, The Foghorn, Barrier Reef and Ocean Blues. Live bands are also present to cover classic artists like Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow.
You can drink anytime of the day. Not that you should, but at Chelsea Pub it's a possibility. Apart from cold drinks, the pub also serves various pub fare like hamburgers, seafood and subs. It's inexpensive and always open. What more needs to be said?
Patsy's Trattoria provides Italian meals at cheap prices without compromising on the quality of the dishes. Savor the rich and creamy melted cheese in the Clams Posilipo, or the tanginess of the Risotto Pie with juicy tomatoes. The trattoria located inside The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is a gourmet's delight and offers Prix-fixe meals to relish each course individually and experience an entire Italian meal. Try the wines with the food to wash down the taste and prepare oneself for the onslaught of the dessert. Do not leave without a bite of the Tiramisu and Nutella Ricotta Cheesecake.
A visit to The Atlantic Club Casino Hotel is not complete with dropping in at the Simon AC- a spectacular steakhouse serving quality steaks and American grilled food. Start the meal with a Shrimp Cocktail followed by a Rib-Eye Steak. The bar serves chilled beer that instantly quenches the thirst. The cocktails are also worth trying out especially the French Kiss with vodka, lime and champagne and the Latin Lover with tequila, tarragon and grapefruit. Enjoy happy hours at the bar between 5p to 7p everyday. Pre-set meals are also available.
A Dam Good Sports Bar is a resto-bar filled with hungry people and sport enthusiasts. The two giant 110 inch (280 centimeter) projections and 15 high definition televisions more than keep you occupied while sipping a drink, and for those who prefer a little more activity, you could also shoot a bit of pool at "Wilson's". The bartenders are polite and the bar sports a cheerfully loud ambiance. A full kids menu is available and you can gorge on some of the best seafood and beef varieties. So go ahead and have a good time!
Walking into this festive restaurant is like walking into a hip Havana nightclub circa 1940. The large dining room filled with ornamented archways and palm trees plus the fabulous food will get you into the Cuban spirit. The dishes are authentic and no-frills-- just great flavors. Fill your belly and warm your spirit with the Guava BBQ Ribs or the Traditional Cubano. After dinner try the Coco-Cream Xocolati, a dessert drink made from rum and powdered chocolate. Come eat and stay late for events like the Late Night Latin Floorshow.
At its new location in The Quarter (Tropicana's new tower), The Comedy Stop Cafe & Cabaret serves up laughter with a side of food and drinks. Comics like Drew Carey, Lewis Black, Rosie O'Donnell, and Tim Allen have passed through the Comedy Stop. So expect fresh talent and try not to laugh too hard or you may end up with your drink coming out of your nose!
Located inside the Tropicana Casino and Resort Atlantic City, the Rí Rá Irish Bar is a place where all the youngsters of the city come for a great night of good food and drinks. The place always has a lively ambiance with friendly patrons grooving to the tunes of talented DJs. Quintessential pub fare of chicken wings, burgers, sandwiches and more is served here in generous portions, while pints of Guinness wash down these snacks with ease. The place is a perfect spot to catch a good game with your buddies, as the atmosphere is particularly euphoric during matches. Even if you have arrived here alone, Rí Rá Irish Bar never makes you feel left out!
Situated in the Quarter at Tropicana, Carmine's is a famous neighborhood eatery serving scrumptious south Italian cuisine at wallet-friendly prices. The menu here doles out an extensive and imaginative array of Italian favorites. So, you can munch on everything from pizzas to pastas to savory meat dishes here. The half-priced frozen drinks and appetizers appeal to everybody and succeed drawing in the crowds. The ambiance is welcoming and the wine list is worth checking out. Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30a onwards.
The people here know a thing or two about Italian cooking. Unlike most people, whose Italian cooking skills are limited to spaghetti and a frozen lasagna, the owners prepare dishes with skill and attention. After 20 years in the business, you better believe they know what sauce goes great with linguine. With all of this knowledge under their belt, anything you order is bound to be superb. The cuisine is typically northern Italy and the Mediterranean influence is apparent in that they serve whole, fresh fish and other dishes that are native to the region.