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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 good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“home fries” (35 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
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 1 week ago

Small cozy restaurant on a cold morning with amazing breakfast. Try the blueberry pancakes - they are amazing. Loved the atmosphere and the views of the harbour are outstanding!

1  Thank RUTH C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem off the boardwalk and not exactly close to Borgata/Harrah/GN, but if you have a car or wish to take the Jitney here, it is well worth it. Small place and super friendly waitresses. The combo (pancakes,eggs, choice of meat, grits,etc.) was...More

Thank NorthCarolina621
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was a small shack on a dock. The pancakes were good. The sausage was very odd tasting. I took a couple bits and asked my husband if he wanted it. He ate only a few bites. Shortly after we both had stomach problems...More

Thank pamsp1430
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten at Gilchrist a couple of times and loved it ! We sat outside right by the water, just that by itself is beautiful and then we get to the food. Pancakes are excellent, omelets are great and fried bologna..enough...More

1  Thank louisc462
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mother in law , husband , 15 year old stayed at the Borgota with a groupon deal , we looked up Sunday Brunch , and found this little jewel ! Normal prices , excellent omlets , to die for pancakes ! We were cozy...More

1  Thank Diedrasheart
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Wow awesome food , service , people are great, food fresh , refreshing to be pampered, must try if in thevarea

Thank Artric63
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had breakfast on two different days. Aside from the usual eggs and scrapple, I had the blueberry pancakes which were absolutely freshly made pancakes with fresh blueberries. The fruit was not frozen but really fresh. I'm not a pancake fan, but these blueberry pancakes...More

1  Thank cherokee58
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not a pancake fan, but gilchrist restaurant's blueberry pancakes are out of this world. This is the best breakfast in AC. Thin fluffy and amazing. The fresh blueberries pop in you mouth. Do not miss out

2  Thank lchez55
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Everyone in our family of 4, 2-6 year olds approved. The gilchrist pancakes are in my top 5 they are a hotcake in my opinion; thin, buttery, and a little dense. Mmmmm. Eggs​ we're done well and french toast was a hit.

1  Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 18 September 2017

No Trip to Atlantic City is complete without a trip to Gardner's Basin and Glichrists for breakfast. Long lines on the Weekends, but worth the wait

1  Thank Michaelap327
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
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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