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Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse

Cornucopia Buffet

Harrah’s Resort

Empress Gem Noodle Bar

Classic burgers and more.

Bluepoint Bar

A raw-bar experience where fresh seafood, shellfish and a variety of martinis are the house specialties.

Club Cappuccino

Coffee bar. Fine gourmet coffees, cappuccino, espresso and teas accompanied by homemade pastries, cookies and brownies.

Corner Grille & Deli

Traditional deli favorites. Also has hot menu items.

Dos Caminos

Authentic Mexican delights including signature dishes like tacos, ceviche, and guacamole. Open Sun.-Thurs., 5pm-11pm; Fri.-Sat., 5pm-1am. Reservations: 441-5575.

Luke Palladino at Harrah’s Resort

Italian restaurant using fresh, locally-sourced produce and gourmet ingredients from Italy. Open Mon.-Thurs., 5-9:30pm; Fri. 5-10pm; Sat. 5-10:30pm; Sun., 5-9pm. Reservations: 441-5576.

McCormick & Schmick’s

More than 30 different varieties of fresh seafood featured on a menu that changes twice daily.

Sammy D’s

A retro coffee shop that gives modern and casual American cuisine a unique twist. Bar offers daily drink specials. Open 24 hours Wed.-Sat., 7am-10pm Sun.-Tues.

The Steakhouse

Gourmet restaurant offers a raw-bar, roast prime rib, shrimp Wellington and more. f e b r u a r y 9 - 1 5 , 2 0 1 2 • A T L A N T I C C I T Y W EE K L Y

Taste of the Shore

Food emporium features Primo Pizza, Sack O’ Subs, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and Philly Soft Pretzel Factory.

Temptations Fine Chocolate & Coffee

Located on first level of Waterfront Tower. Open 7am-7pm Sun.-Thurs., until 2am on Fri. & Sat.

Waterfront Buffet

Extensive buffet items. Cost: $29.99(plus tax, $22.99 kids) for dinner daily; $23.99 (plus tax, $10.99, kids) for brunch. Hours: Mon. & Fri., 8:30am–noon brunch, 4–9pm dinner; Tues. & Wed., noon–9pm dinner; Thurs. 4–9pm dinner; Sat. 8:30am–noon brunch, 1–10pm dinner; Sun. 8:30am–1:30pm brunch, 2–9pm diner.

ACH (Formerly the Hilton) Cappuccino’s

Coffee and espresso bar plus pastry shop, soups and sandwiches. Open 24 hrs. from Sun. at 7am-Close Fri. at 11pm. Sat. 7am-11pm.

Rainforest Café

On the Boardwalk at Trump Plaza. 3455757. rainforestcafe.com. Burgers, steaks and seafood served amidst the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest.

Mon.-Thurs. 7am-11pm; Fri. 7amclose on Sun. at 11pm.

The original Vic & Anthony’s in Houston is routinely voted one of America’s 10 best steakhouses with succulent beef, lobster and unique appetizers.

441-5000 Bill’s Bar and Burger

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The Coffee Shop

Land and sea buffet features a variety of specialties. Cost: $18.50 plus tax. Open Sun.-Thurs., noon-8pm; Fri.Sat., noon-9pm.

Roberto’s

Serving northern and southern Italian cuisine in a setting that overlooks the ocean.

Asian noodle bar open Sun.-Fri. 2pmmid. Sat. 2pm-2am.

Food Court

With Starbucks, Sbarro, Nathan’s Famous, Arthur Treacher’s, HäagenDazs, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and Sarah’s Cookies.

Nick’s Burger Bar

Fri. 5pm-mid; Sat. noon-mid; Sun. noon-10pm.

ONO Pan-Asian Bistro and Bar

Trump Taj Mahal

Wed.-Sat. 5:30-10pm; Sunday brunch 10am-2pm.

449-1000 Dynasty

Patsy’s

Patsy’s Italian Restaurant in New York was Frank Sinatra’s favorite restaurant. Mon., Tues., Fri., Sat. & Sun. 5:3010pm For reservations, call 340-7585.

Cantonese/Chinese with many delicacies including authentic sushi bar.

Hard Rock Café

On the Boardwalk at Trump Taj Mahal. 441-0007. Casual American fare in a rock ’n’ roll atmosphere. Open 11ammid. daily (till 1am Fri.-Sat.).

Simon Prime

Contemporary American steakhouse by famed, celebrity chef Kerry Simon. Fri. & Sat. 5:30-10pm.

Il Mulino New York

Offers two distinct, side-by-side dining experiences, the fine dining restaurant, Il Mulino New York and the more casual, newer concept, Trattoria Il Mulino.

Resorts 344-6000 Asian Spice

Gourmet cuisine with a noodle bar and Chinese barbecue items. Noodle bar open daily noon-11pm; restaurant open Fri.-Tues. 6-11pm.

Boardwalk Perks

Simon Prime at ACH Johnny Rockets

348-0725. A retro ’50s-style restaurant featuring classic burgers and more. Hours: Sun.-Thurs., 8am-mid.; Fri.-Sat., 8am-2am.

Coffee shop with deli sandwiches. Open Sun.-Thurs. 7am -5pm; Fri.-Sat. 7am-11pm.

Mansion Cafe

Breadsticks Cafe & Grill

Royal Noodle House

Breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night fare. Open 24 hours daily.

The Buffet

Open Mon.-Thurs. 11:30am-7:30pm; Fri. 11:30am-9pm; Sat. 9am-9pm and Sun. 9am-7pm. Cost: $18.95 lunch (noon-4pm) and $24.95 dinner (with unlimited crab legs and shrimp); $13.99 for breakfast Sat. & Sun.

Capriccio

Zagat Award-winning Italian restaurant. Sunday Brunch available for $44.95 per person. Open Mon., Tues., Fri. 6-11pm; Sat. 5-11pm and Sunday Brunch 9:30am -2pm.

Gallagher’s Steakhouse

340-6555. The renowned New York City steakhouse located on Resorts’ dining level. Sun.-Thurs. 5-10pm; Fri.Sat. 5-11pm. Gallagher’s Burger Bar located across the hall.

Showboat 343-4000 Canal Street Bread & Sandwich Co. Soup, overstuffed sandwiches, madeto-order pizza and desserts, 24/7.

Casa Di Napoli

Brick-oven pizza, classic Italian dishes.

Foundation Room Restaurant

Tapas style menu. Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 6-10pm. Reservations recommended; dress code is business casual.

French Quarter Buffet

Seafood Carnival Weekends featuring filet and lobster on Saturday nights. Cost is Fri. $29.99; Sat., $35.99 and Sun. $29.99. Mon.-Thurs. 12-4pm lunch; $19.99 (plus tax) Mon.–Thurs. dinner 4-9pm, $25.99.

Hearth-baked biscuits, overstuffed sandwiches, hearty salads and more. Located next to the Fortune Gaming Pavilion on the casino floor; authentic Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese noodle, rice and dim-sum dishes.

Starbucks Coffee

Open. Mon.-Sun. 7am-mid. Signature drinks, including lattes and other specialty coffee drinks and pastry selection.

Scarduzio’s Steak | Sushi | Lounge

Hours: 5:30pm-mid. Lounge: 5:30pm-2am. Restaurant open Wed.Sun. Certified USDA Prime steaks, sushi rolls and an extensive list of craft beers, wines and signature cocktails.

Tropicana 340-4000 il Verdi

Upscale gourmet Italian cuisine presented in an elegant ambiance.

FIN

Seafood restaurant, featuring locally grown food and wine. Has a sushi and raw bar. Hours: Wed.-Sun. 6-11pm. Located on the casino level in the South Tower.

Golden Dynasty

Traditional Chinese cuisine, Cantonese specialties and exotic delicacies for which Chef Ping is well known.

Seaside Cafe

This 24-hour dining experience offers updated casual fare.

Tropicana’s The Marketplace: A Dam Good Deli

“Mom and Pop”-style deli featuring a variety of overstuffed sandwiches

along with homemade soups.

American and Italian dishes.

Boardwalk Favorites

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

Classic Boardwalk treats including foot-long hot dogs, fresh fruit smoothies, soft pretzels, cotton candy, corn dogs, and pizza.

Corky’s Ribs & BBQ

Casual dining BBQ restaurant serving hickory-smoked pork, beef, chicken, BBQ ribs, sandwiches and salads.

Create-A-Cone

Patrons choose their favorite flavor and toppings. Then the staff mixes them together on a marble slab. Dinein or take-out.

Fiesta Buffet

Abundant selection. Cost: $18.95 (plus tax) for breakfast and brunch Mon.–Fri. 8–11am; Sat. & Sun. 8am– 1pm. Dinner buffet for $24.95 per person. Hours: Sun.-Fri. 8am-3pm; dinner served 4-8pm; Sat. 8am-3pm; 4-9pm dinner.

Hooters

Seafood, burgers and “nearly worldfamous” chicken wings served by the famous Hooters girls.

The Quarter at the Tropicana: A Dam Good Sports Bar

347-7770. Catch your favorite game while eating a meal with everything from beef to seafood menu.

Carmine’s

572-9300. The renowned New York family-style Italian institution serves southern Italian appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared from the freshest quality ingredients in large portions.

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

348-6700. cubalibrerestaurant.com. Classic and contemporary Cuban dishes. Brunch, dinner and late dining served daily.

The Palm

344-7256. thepalm.com. Known for its aged prime beef, monstrous Nova Scotia lobsters and outstanding

348-4600. Traditional Chinese cuisine, with innovative contemporary creations that demonstrate modern influences on the modern Asian palette.

Red Square

344-9100. Famed restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow’s vodka and caviar bar and restaurant recreates centuries of Russian history. The dining room, flanked with two ice columns, gives way to an ice-topped 32-foot bar.

Rí-Rá Irish Pub & Restaurant

348-8600. Authentic pubs were imported from Ireland and reassembled here. Pub fare and modern interpretations of classic Irish dishes.

Transportation Center: Snack Shack

Quick stop for snacks and goodies.

Trump Plaza 441-6000 24 Central Cafe

An upscale dining experience in a casual atmosphere, features everything from steaks to seafood.

China Cafe & Sushi Chef

Boardwalk Terrace (overlooking the ocean). 572-0866. A fusion of unique Asian cuisine ranging from Cantonese to Japanese accompanied by an assortment of selections available at the Noodle and Sushi Bar.

Evo

2225 Boardwalk at Trump Plaza. 4410400. evorestaurant.com. Serving specialty cocktails and 20 wines by the glass. Menu features world cuisine and brick-oven pizzas.

Max’s

Located on the sixth floor, this steakhouse features U.S.D.A. prime certified Angus beef and seafood selections. Open for dinner.

Trattoria Il Mulino

Casual dining experience offers a lounge. Has an open kitchen with a pizza oven and a communal table.

Moon at Dynasty

Serving specialty cocktails, including the Sake-tini, along with sushi creations and fully cooked selections.

The Rim

A gourmet noodle bar right off the casino floor. Sit at the circular bar and watch chefs prepare your meal or dine at a private table.

Royal Albert’s Palace

On the Boardwalk at Trump Taj Mahal. 449-9200. Fine Indian cuisine.

Safari Steak House

Decorated in a rustic jungle theme, the steakhouse received the Gold award from the National Academy of Restaurant Sciences.

Sultan’s Feast

Buffet features black angus steaks grilled to order. $14.98 (plus tax) for breakfast daily 8–11:30am; $22.47 for lunch/dinner Mon.–Fri. noon–9pm; $26.75 Sat.–Sun. for lunch/dinner (open until 10pm Sat.).

Spice Road A selection of eateries and shops:

Beriyo/Pretzel Time

Smoothies, pretzels, other snacks.

Go

The perfect place for a light breakfast, sandwiches, salads, paninis and gelato.

Plate American Cafe Breakfast anytime.

Panda Express

New. Offers eight hot and cold soups daily, served in a 16-oz. bowl with a bag of oyster crackers for just $4.95.

Sbarro

Italian dishes and pizza served cafeteria-style.

White House Sub Shop

The legendary AC sub shop expands to a casino locale, with breakfast served from 9:30am.

Starbucks

Gourmet coffee and tea. n

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