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Reviewed 28 September 2021

Went to Atlantic City to celebrate my 50th. I chose this restaurant for the menu and because it’s black owned. The food was just ok. Please update your website to let people know the melrose location is take out only. I would have never gone...there. This is a high tourist area and people look stuff up on line.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 20 September 2021

I heard nothing but good things and was quite excited to visit this restaurant. When we arrived it was take out only! Which sucked, then you had to use the QRL code to order, which we did. The food was going to take over an...hour to get it! Then I kept staring at the phone for an hour, nothing was sent, no text or phone call. After visiting another restaurant we went inside to see what was going on and the meal was on the side waiting for us. For what I tasted it was good, just wish it was quicker and the inside seating was open.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021

We were very disappointed with the service and food on Sat for breakfast. We waited an 1/2 hour and our platters were mixed up once gone, the fish had bones (whiting's), dust falling from the ceiling fan and on on ceiling and last none of...the workers especially in kitchen did not have a mask on. Not good and have never first experienced at this location. Please.. hire more people to help at this one. Ms. Concerned.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 12 September 2021

A coworker suggested this restaurant. I looked it up and with the friendly looks of the namesakes my husband agreed to try. We will be returning because the food was absolutely delicious and priced right. One caveat was the young lady at the front of...the house had a very smart mouth and she did not let up. I walked away to have my husband deal with her. I was taken aback because I did not expect such crassness but I will give another try soon and hope to have a better interaction that really can compliment the food experienceMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

I gave this restaurant one star because the service was absolutely terrible. Our waitress was unattentive and rude. Another waiter yelled at us. Clearly the waitstaff was rude to us because we are white. (We were the only white people in the restaurant.) The food...portions were a good size and the food was simply ok. Most certainly not worth the $98 I paid. They were not accepting reservations so we had to wait outside for about 45 minutes. I would not recommend this place at all.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 September 2021

I left Melrose location a couple of minutes ago with some of my colleagues. We all agreed that we would never return to this establishment. Keisha the manager was rude and extremely unprofessional. She needs to be retrained in customer service.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 12 August 2021

Just flat out down home delicious food being served here. Absolutely everything was great. The fried chicken and side of wings were seasoned and cooked beautifully and the cabbage, string beans, and broccoli went perfect with the meal.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 19 May 2021

Great classic soul food (not the "upscale Southern" food some places try to pass off). Had smothered pork chops, collards and yams; wife had fried chicken, mac & cheese and potato salad. While price initially seems high, we ended up having enough for dinner and...lunch the next day.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

1st time at this Kelsey’s. Breakfast: Chicken & Waffles. Fish&Grits, dinner for the road. Salmon Cakes, Crispy Chicken Wings, Mac & Cheese, Collards. All delicious, whenever I’m in AC, that is a must stop!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 29 March 2021

Our food was AMAZING (bbq ribs, smothered pork chops, mac & cheese, string beans, collard greens and of course candied yams). Be patient and expect to wait a while to place and receive your order as service continues to be takeout only due to pandemic...precautions. It’s worth the wait and you will not be disappointed. I’m recommending to family and friends when they visit Atlantic City.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Response from QueenK48 | Reviewed this property |
If my memory serves me right I believe their basically the same and as far as ordering on line, that I’m not too sure about. Hope I was helpful.....
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

Yes, Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe offers takeaway services.

Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5