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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gilchrist is a great place for a reasonably priced excellent meal. The servers are quick, nice and attentive. While there can be a wait to get in on summer weekends, it is worth the wait. The pancakes are thin and large and taste great. The...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing bad but nothing raving either. Average breakfast place and probably lowest price at the casinos.

Thank 0Nancy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always come to Gilchrist's when we visit AC, it is a landmark! This is a small unassuming place located remotely on the water. They have a small pier and you can eat outsides when weather permits or in an enclosed tent like structure just...More

Thank redcatcec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went three times this week, omelettes, pancakes, eggs and specials were on point! Excellent staff very friendly!

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, nothing was bad at all about my experience here. Service was fine, food was fine. We were sat at a table between the door and the women's bathroom, but understandable cause the place was very busy. I just don't understand the popularity...More

Thank TDD00
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I ordered the peach pancakes which were very good. Fluffy with just a little crunch on the edges. More impressively they had the best grits I've ever had in a restaurant.

Thank Major-General
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is one of the coolest little places that I have ever had breakfast! Although it was January, we ate out on the deck which is covered and has heaters. The staff really hustles to take care of you, and they all have a smile...More

Thank joeydii
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My wife and I always make sure we get to the Gilchrist Restaurant for breakfast when we go to Atlantic City. They have the BEST Blueberry Pancakes in NJ. The service is outstanding and the price is very reasonable. A MUST go to when in...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went to the one on Chelsea Avenue. Great spot. The service was excellent and very quick. The food was delicious. We will be making this a regular thing.

Thank Rickalb
Reviewed 26 December 2017

These are some Hammonton famous blueberries in these hotcakes so - delish!! If you want something different with your breakfast eggs you can have fried cod. Yep - it's a breakfast food here. Scenic outdoor seating with a view of the marina - this is...More

Thank Avi525
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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.
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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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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