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Best things to do in Atlantic City

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Outlet Mall
“The Walk is an open-air shopping mall with everything you could ever want to buy. ”
49 locals recommend
Building
“The Tropicana is located on the Atlantic City boardwalk. It features the "Quarter" promenade where you can find some great restaurants and shopping. If you're looking for some fun at night, check out Boogie Nights - a 70's style nightclub, complete with a disco ball and light-up dance floor, just like in Saturday Night Fever! ”
25 locals recommend
Aquarium
“I myself have never been there. But I hear good things and it’s got a lot of good reviews on google. ”
18 locals recommend
Casino
“Borgata is located on the marina side of Atlantic City. It's a beautifully designed, high end casino with, of course, high end restaurants and shops. Their nightlife scene is Premier Nightclub or Gypsy Bar, which typically has live music on the weekends. If you don't mind spending a bit of cash, Borgata is the place to go! ”
8 locals recommend
Casino
“Today's headline acts perform at Borgata's entertainment venues. The 2,400 seat Borgata Event Center has been host to the likes of Pearl Jam, Gwen Stefani, Sting, Carly Simon, Kelly Clarkson, Aerosmith and Lenny Kravitz. The Music Box, a 1,000-seat theater hosts more intimate events and is home to Borgata's nightly Comedy Club. Live bands and pulse-pounding beats can be found at Borgata's four nightlife hotspots: Gypsy Bar, B Bar, and Premier Nightclub.”
16 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Lunch, sub shop: Iconic sub shop and for good reason. Go at an odd hour or if you go at lunchtime, expect to wait in line. It is worth the wait.”
20 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Classic and updated, Steel Pier has rides, a huge ferris wheel, merry go rounds, games, food, and drinks -- all on a long pier over the ocean!”
14 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Lunch, sub shop: The best sub shop in Ventnor! We recommend takeout and calling an hour before you are hungry if it is the weekend. Don't forget your order number! This place gets jammed but always delivers delicious subs.”
9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Established in 1897 featuring a cozy & elegant dining room with nightly piano music.”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Only about a 10 minute walk to Historic Gardners Basin. The best for Sunsets behind the amazing Marina Casino district. We love anything with the Jerk seasoning (Shrimp, Wings, Pork Chops). Fantastic outdoor seating looking over the water and marina. ”
15 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Only a 5 Minute walk from the house. This place has all kinds of boating activities, from fishing charters, to boat cruises, and parasailing. They also have places to eat, drink, and take in amazing sunsets over the water and the marina casinos. ”
10 locals recommend
Premise
“Only about a 10 minute walk up the boardwalk to the right. Great place to bring the kids and wear them out climbing a million steps to see a magnificent view. ”
8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A 1912 landmark, this upscale eatery features steaks, chops & seafood, plus an extensive wine list.”
12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“There is always some kind of show or sporting event going on at the Boardwalk Hall. ”
12 locals recommend
Lodging
“Harrah's has great restaurants, the best indoor pool in the city and one of the best nightclubs in the state. ”
7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Only about a 10 minute walk to Historic Gardners Basin. Best Breakfast in the City especially when sitting outside looking at the water and boats go by. Fantastic prices and incredible blueberry pancakes. ”
13 locals recommend