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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
+1 609-350-6800
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“cornbread” (132 reviews)
“collard greens” (50 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the second time we came here to Kim and Kelsey's on Melrose Avenue. The minute we entered the restaurant greater us. He was really nice and friendly. The waiter was really nice and professional. The food was good, hot and fresh. The cornbread...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubbie and I stopped here for lunch, on a recent visit to AC.....Such a friendly atmosphere and great food....We were welcomed and felt very comfortable . We didn't have to wait for a table,on a Friday! Food was served very quickly and was excellant!...More

Thank redhead315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from San Diego for an east coast trip, we were staying a the Flagship Resort and decided to talk a walk when we came upon this place. Best food on the whole NJ, DC, NY driving trip!

Thank kartdriver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted with a warm welcome and the experience just got better from there. This is a very comfortable restaurant with excellent food and superb service. We felt like family!

Thank joeydii
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Breakfast here was amazing! Don't let the strip mall facade fool you. The grits were the best I've had in the north. The stem was perfection and the eggs were awesome! But most importantly this place offered truly friendly service and hospitality. The manager greeted...More

2  Thank Dduffy610
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant featuring "southern" food was a bit odd. The seating area was smaller than it had appeared to be from the outside. We were greeted and seated promptly. There were many waiters mulling around plus the host and cashier. The menu featured waffles and...More

1  Thank dee d
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Saw this place on Diner, Drive In's and Dives and decided to visit. I really enjoyed the mashed potatoes that came with the fish plate.

1  Thank Ms K
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had the bang bang shrimp and crab cake as an appetizer, it was really good. They give you a house salad and cornbread which I really good. The smothered pork chops, potato salad and collard greens were very tasty. Portions are large. My partner...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Everything we had was the BEST we have ever tasted. The grits, the cornbread, collard greens, macaroni and cheese, fried chicken, fried whiting. It was all done perfectly! We also ordered a slice of coconut cake to take home. When I tasted it, I regretted...More

2  Thank 802DonnaA
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The quality and portion size is very nice. The cornmeal bread is like a large plate of dessert. If you have room for dessert, they have a nice selection too.

2  Thank Richard B
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Wanda J
29 June 2017|
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Response from Julie C | Reviewed this property |
The Flagship is just over two blocks away from the restaurant an easy walk.
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jenday1027
22 May 2017|
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Response from Elman1952 | Reviewed this property |
Kelsey's is a supper club with music and full bar, dinner only + Sunday Brunch. K&K is less formal, open for lunch & dinner, no music, no bar. If you're looking to eat in a casual atmosphere, then K&K. If you want an evening... More
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Valerie C
30 April 2017|
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Response from Seamaid2 | Reviewed this property |
I really can't honestly answer your question about the restaurant's policy with catering an event. However, the food is delicious comfort food and Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe will be happy to work with you on the details... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 22
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
    (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-350-6800
Description
Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul. If your looking for a home cooked meal look no further Kelsey & Kim's is the place.
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