Resorts Atlantic City, 1133 Boardwalk
Atlantic City’s first casino, opened in 1979, Resorts is located just 1 block from the Fairfield Atlantic City at Skyline Tower. The 962-room hotel offers world-class gaming and big name entertainment in their Superstar Theatre. Restaurants include a bountiful buffet with literally dozens of choices from soup to dessert, Breadsticks Café and Grill for light fare with a contemporary style, and Beachball Deli and Seafood for sumptuous breakfasts and huge deli sandwiches. Formal dining can be enjoyed in Camelot, featuring a selection of steaks, veal, and lobster in a medieval setting or Asian Spice, known for its exceptional Far East cuisine.
Trump Taj Mahal, Boardwalk at Virginia Avenue
Resplendent with jeweled ceilings, mirrored walls, and sparkling crystal chandeliers, the Trump Taj Mahal is truly a sight to behold. Only 2 blocks from the Fairfield Atlantic City at Skyline Tower, the casinos of this most elaborate of resorts feature slots, gaming tables and much more including a Live Poker and Keno simulcast facility. Visitors can relax in one of 3 lounges or dine in one of the hotel’s 7 restaurants. Choose from the pizza and Italian specialties at Casa Nicola, the sizzling steaks at the Safari Steakhouse, or enjoy all-you-can-eat fare at the Sultan’s Feast. For something a little lighter, check out the Dynasty Sushi Bar, the Poker Snack Bar, or the Bombay Café coffee shop. Scheherzade is the only baccarat pit in the world where guests can dine while overlooking the play area. The 5200-seat Mark G. Etess Arena is host to concerts by top artists as well as major sporting events and theater productions.
Showboat Casino Hotel, Boadwalk at Delaware Avenue
Reminiscent of a Mississippi riverboat, it’s Mardi Gras everywhere you go inside this turn-of-the-century New Orleans-style hotel. Just a short walking distance from the Fairfield Atlantic City at Skyline Tower, guests can enjoy musical revues in the Mardi Gras Showroom and are treated to strolling musicians all day long. One might find a pianist playing ragtime at one end of the hotel and a Dixieland band at the other. The casino boasts over 100,000 feet of gaming space including a huge selection of slots and table games. Six restaurants offer a variety of fare from the steaks and ribs of the Showboat Chophouse to the award-winning French Quarter Buffet. Visit the Mansion Café, with the look and feel of a southern plantation or Casa di Napoli, where brick oven pizza and other Italian foods are the specialty of the day. The Delta Bar and Grille offers sandwiches, Cajun poorboys, and burgers and the Crescent City Café is the perfect spot for a light breakfast, brunch, or tantalizing dessert.
Borgata Hotel, Casino, and Spa, One Borgata Way (at the marina)
Atlantic City’s newest masterpiece, the breathtaking Borgata features 125,000 square feet of gaming space, a world-class spa, beautifully landscaped gardens, and exciting entertainment venues including a 1,000 seat theater and a larger event center for concerts and shows by today’s top entertainers. Restaurants are plentiful and offer a vast variety of tempting cuisine. Famed chef Susanna Foo owns Borgata’s Suilan restaurant, specializing in French/Asian food. Family-style Japanese cuisine is available at Mixx and visitors can experience Asian noodle dishes at Noodles of the World. Looking for a steak? The Old Homestead restaurant is the perfect spot. Specchio offers contemporary Italian cuisine while Risi Bisi features take-out “Italian Street Food.” And don’t forget the tremendous Borgata Buffet or the fine selection of wines at Ombra. In the mood for a trendy drink and a burger? Visit the Gypsy Bar for light fare and a cool drink.