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Gilchrist Restaurant

804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
+1 609-345-8278
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
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Reviews (369)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Summer be ready to wait in line. Best blueberries pancakes Nice view of the inlet marina. Outside seating

Thank yabucoaAtlanticCity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick trip to AC.... looked for somewhere for breakfast and came across this place. So glad we found it! Cool location on the water, great server Jane, delicious food - blueberry pancakes, eggs, etc all really great!

Thank sbriggs2810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our last visit to AC we used Trip Advisor to find decent places to eat. Based on the previous reviews we wanted to try breakfast here. It's a little drive from the downtown area but worth it. The area is beautiful unlike most of...More

Thank staugustine77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for breakfast and were not disappointed. We sat outside with a nice view of the casinos in the distance. I had the Italian sausage omelet with grits and my wife had the blueberry pancakes. The omelet was very good, but the pancakes...More

Thank devils4ever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The went to this cozy restaurant for breakfast and were lucky enough to sit outside where you have a nice view of the casinos. Everything was yummy. The place is cozy and it does get packed on weekends I'm told.

Thank fletchlives1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We opted to check this place out for a good breakfast. It was very quick and very tasty. Had the braised eggs, their version of poached eggs and they were cooked perfectly. The view was nice, right on the dock in the marina. It is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like the food here. I have eaten here twice and plan on eating here again. I was just a little disappointed in the pancakes I ordered. They were the organic oatmeal pancakes and I guess I expected them to be different from other...More

Thank awjayd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we are in Atlantic city, we like to have lunch a Gilchrist, great service, food and reasonable prices.

Thank King--Carlitos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love a good breakfast, My husband and I went for brunch after I ran the Atlantic City Half Marathon yesterday . We had our dog with us on vacation, and picked because of the Yelp reviews and because there was outside seating so we...More

Thank jled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pancakes so good, my kids started eating them without syrup and we got our food in less than 15 minutes. We also enjoyed our bacon, scrapple, grits and eggs. Yes, I said grits. If you're never been, you're missing out.

Thank Kathy B
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When do you open for the season? I would like to visit before you get crazy busy. Thank you.
24 February 2016|
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Response from Don H | Reviewed this property |
if you go late in the morning, noonish, the specials may be gone. great place off the strip, good reputation, always a good crowd.
Kathy S
I was here x amount of years ago for dinner, what happen to dinners? It was awesome watching the sunset while eating seafood ?
12 August 2015|
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Do you need to make a reservation
14 February 2015|
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Response from Debra M | Reviewed this property |
No. It's small but the service is very fast and things move along. You might have a short wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 N Rhode Island Ave, at Gardners Basin, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-2905
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-345-8278
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