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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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“brunch” (19 reviews)
“home fries” (38 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM 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 yesterday via mobile

Overall decent quality of food, I ordered peach pancakes and they were ok. Great views of the water, a little odd counter that wasn't fully enclosed, but the place was busy so I understood. Ordered some hot chocolate and it was made correctly. Just nothing...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are looking for thick fluffy pancakes - this is the wrong place. If you want thin, crisp pancakes (blueberry & daily special) - this is the right spot. Great taste, excellent consistency. Real butter, good coffee. Priced well, good service. If you are...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went on a rainy Sunday morning , very large crowd and all were seated quickly and served even quicker. Absolutely love the waterside location- plenty to watch and see. Parking is no problem. Food plentiful and well prepared. I highly recommend pancakes. Give it 5...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here because husband had been here a couple years ago and said it was great. We had a variety of things and everything was wonderful. Broccoli cheddar omelette was the special and was very tasty. Also had the crab and spinach omelette which had...More

Thank YoungTravelers44221
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for breakfast with a couple friends. Everything was very good except for the bacon. Blueberry pancakes were incredible, bacon was done in the deep fryer and had a old oil taste to it. Everything else we got was very good.

Thank clsmooth79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered omelettes. My wife enjoyed the grits. Eggs were great. Potato’s were just chunks cut and fried. Hint, outside dining area is over the water. Do not drop your cell phone,

Thank kevinpB2330OA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went as I was referred for their blueberry pancakes, I ordered the hungry combo plate of scrambled eggs which were good, not runny, potatoes, I asked for well done and they were well done on the outside but some needed more time to cook(bigger...More

Thank njtravs
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The best local eatery for breakfast in my opinion with great bay-front views, reasonable prices, and quick service.

Thank JFW3015
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Based on the raving reviews about the blueberry hotcakes, my husband and I decided to dine at Gilchrist for breakfast earlier this week when we visited Atlantic City. The location is nice with views of the bay and there was no issues finding parking that...More

Thank djnr
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I discovered Gilchrist about 5 years ago, and I'm so glad I did. I truly enjoy the huge--yet light and fluffy pancakes. The prices are very reasonable, and the service has always been prompt. I prefer the ambiance of the Gardner's Basin location--but the food...More

Thank Leslie R W
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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