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5 30-something ladies in AC for a night - one veggie, one pescatarian, 3 omnivores

Jel212 May 31, 2011 11:04 AM

Hi All,

Thanks in advance for your help.

5 of us are coming down from NYC for a weekend, and we're going to do a fun (but not particularly wild) Saturday night out on the town. I'm looking for a great dinner for one vegetarian, one person who eats fish, and 3 omnivores. Good food and drinks, decent atmosphere, within walking distance to various casinos (or preferably IN one), and entrees around $20 or under. Open to different kinds of cuisines.

Thanks so much!!

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    carlylecat Jun 1, 2011 10:21 AM

    Buddakan

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    Buddakan
    1 Atlantic Ocean Unit 3108, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

    1. Marge Jun 1, 2011 10:29 AM

      I think it will be hard to find a decent casino restaurant with entrees under $20...but hovering a bit over that, Cuba Libre in the Trop is fun and the food and drinks are pretty good.
      http://cubalibrerestaurant.com/i/ac-m...

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        Tay Jun 1, 2011 06:43 PM

        All the good restaurants in the casinos wiil set you back a good deal more than $20 per entree.
        There are Buffets which, although more than $20, will give all of you a wide variety of dishes.
        I prefer the one at the Borgata, but I stay there so I am more familiar with that casino.

        Izakaya at the Borgata would probably work for your group. It's a Japanese 'pub' Nice atmosphere. Cool vibe. Decent food.. Bonus: The Gypsy Bar is right across the way.

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        Izakaya at the Borgata
        1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, NJ

        1. Jel212 Jun 9, 2011 07:52 AM

          We ended up at Cuba De Libra, which was okay. The prices were definitely reasonable. Will be referencing this again in a few months for the same group of girls, this time for a bachelorette!

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          1. re: Jel212
            Foody4life Jun 9, 2011 08:33 AM

            Consider the Continental at the Pier at Caesars for your upcoming bachelorette party. Worked out well for a similar group:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/703023

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