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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“cornbread” (122 reviews)
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201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food and service! I will be back!! The waitress was so nice! Thank you!! Next time, I want to try breakfast, and the fried chicken. Alex Benzuk

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed their delicious Bang Bang Shrimp. It was cooked perfect. The sauce was amazing. The entertainment on Sunday nights is Jazz. I had the pleasure of hearing the wonderful voice of Kevin Valentine and the other musicians. They really had the audience dancing in...More

Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for for breakfast with friends. Fortunately for us when we arrived afternoon they were still serving breakfast. I had delicious French toast with sugar-free syrup and a double order of bacon. Which was really way too much. But I shared a couple of...More

Thank pjthomas807
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was amazing! Service, Food (CORNBREAD TO DIE FOR!, FRIED CHICKEN, SHORT RIBS WERE AMAZING!!) and restaurant overall was great! If you like southern food, this is the place!

Thank RC V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Man, their corn bread is the best. I could just eat the bread with butter all day and everyday. I had their fried cat fish with black eye peas & rice for lunch and it was fantastic. The service was wonderful and my waitress was...More

Thank Captkave
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I'd Love to eat here but tonight was the second time we waited to be seated for over 40 minutes when they had tables open. I seriously don't understand- the lobby is packed and they can't seat people but tables are available. Super disappointed like...More

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Kelsey's was an amazing restaurant with great food!!! I recommend you anyone visit this place. Great service too. The portions were huge and the food was very tasteful.

Thank Kyla S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Hubby and I had our anniversary dinner at Kelsey & Kim's. They don't sell wine, but allowed us to bring a bottle and they served it to us. The best! corn bread ever. Hubby had the catfish dinner and he raved that it was the...More

Thank rpaters53
Reviewed 12 June 2017

As usual I checked TripAdvisor community to check for new places to visit in and around Atlantic City. I wanted to go to Kelsey and Kim's for a while, finally made it. Ironically this restaurant is one we pass all the time when staying at...More

Thank louvic72
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best homemade cheese grits I've ever had! Outstanding waffles too. A great breakfast with warm southern hospitality. Highly recommend for breakfast.

Thank AdelleKirkCsontos
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Questions & Answers
Wanda J
29 June 2017|
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Response from Fonda202 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Maybe 4blocks
22 May 2017|
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Response from Latine B | Reviewed this property |
Kelseys & Kim is B.y.o.b was told this on my last visit
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 22
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
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
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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