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Black Cat Kitchen
Ranked #11 of 53 Restaurants in Absecon
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Stopped in on our travels while in A C. Didn't expect much but atmosphere was friendly and food was decent. Convenient location if in the area. Nice little shore town. Would return, even if just for light fare.

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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Second time we ordered takeout from there. $25 for two cheesesteaks and one order fries. Fries were soggy, like last time and the cheesesteak shrunk inside the roll. I won't forget not to order from there again.

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Thank k m
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

We decided to try the black cat, a popular local eatery, for dinner. I ordered the NY strip w/ 3 fried shrimp and my wife had the crab cake. My painfully thin steak arrived with 3 burnt to a crisp shrimp and my wife's crab cake arrived burned dry and having all the flavor of sawdust. The steak was at least 25% gristle, and little flavor. At least the salads were good. The restaurant had no business charging $23 for what was served.
My advice is to order the typical bar food and stay away from anything on the upper end of the menu.

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Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed 27 November 2014 via mobile

We often order take out and sometimes dine in.
A good place with a big menu. Big bar with local regulars and good beer selection.

They also have a packaged good area for beer/liquor take out.

We often get the chicken wings and pizza. Good for what it is - a local joint with good bar food.

Thank RRM1020
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Reviewed 4 October 2014

From the outside, you might think that this place is another so-so diner on an old highway (U.S. 9). Inside it's surprisingly nice and honestly has the nicest men's room that I've seen in a real bar & grill, ever. Well done there.

The staff was generally friendly and certainly had camaraderie with the locals, chatting it up some, but not to the point of affecting/delaying other people's service.

Seating area was very clean. Bar area looked very modern and friendly, with an open feel to it.

I had the crab cake platter and it was good. Definitely hand-made crab cakes that were loaded with meat, rather than filler. You could clearly tell that there were good lumps of crab in there as you ate it - very nice. It was a bit on the crispy side on the outside, but that's OK. The fries were well made, but lacked flavor... probably because they recently changed out the fry oil. Maybe they just needed some more salt. Cole slaw was tasty. A larger portion would be nice.

Food came out quickly, all plates, utensils and glasses were clean and ready to go.

The bill came quickly when asked for, was accurate and handled in a timely fashion when we paid. No rush, but no dilly dallying.

All in all, a solid experience and I'll gladly go back to try this place again. The menu is huge and there were a lot of attractive things on there for a good price!

Thanks, all.

1  Thank ColradoWeatherguy
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