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Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe

201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
+1 609-350-6800
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“cornbread” (119 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd Love to eat here but tonight was the second time we waited to be seated for over 40 minutes when they had tables open. I seriously don't understand- the lobby is packed and they can't seat people but tables are available. Super disappointed like...More

Thank Nikki W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kelsey's was an amazing restaurant with great food!!! I recommend you anyone visit this place. Great service too. The portions were huge and the food was very tasteful.

Thank Kyla S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I had our anniversary dinner at Kelsey & Kim's. They don't sell wine, but allowed us to bring a bottle and they served it to us. The best! corn bread ever. Hubby had the catfish dinner and he raved that it was the...More

Thank rpaters53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As usual I checked TripAdvisor community to check for new places to visit in and around Atlantic City. I wanted to go to Kelsey and Kim's for a while, finally made it. Ironically this restaurant is one we pass all the time when staying at...More

Thank louvic72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best homemade cheese grits I've ever had! Outstanding waffles too. A great breakfast with warm southern hospitality. Highly recommend for breakfast.

Thank AdelleKirkCsontos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made reservations via Yelp after reading the reviews. Table for 6 ready upon arrival as scheduled. Greeted immediately and escorted to our table. our server was there in no time at all to take drink orders and returned quickly for our appetizer and dinner...More

Thank rover96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elegant atmosphere with great table service & decadent fish, chips & shrimp. Very delicious. Nice white tablecloths, real silverware, pleasant music & great table service. I will return there.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We looked up restaurants on the Diners Drive Ins and Dives site and found this one only 1.7 miles from our hotel. THE VERY BEST DECISION WE MADE LAST WEEKEND! This particular locations is not fancy and does not serve liquor but the service is...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Been coming here for about 3 years the food is die for and not to pricey and you get delicious cornbread,breakfast lunch or dinner you will never have no complaints.We have Tyler for our waiter every time,and his service is always perfect,he remembers us and...More

Thank Latine B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this restaurant after a stay at the golden nugget casino in Atlantic City, the place is kind of small and the wait for seats was too long so we got take out. The ribs were not as my lady would have liked, i...More

1  Thank jetboy1999
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Anyone know how Kelsey & Kim's compares to Kelsey's? Similarities? Differences? I'd love to try one of these restaurants for Sunday brunch this summer but can't decide which location to choose.
22 May 2017|
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Response from Latine B | Reviewed this property |
Kelseys & Kim is B.y.o.b was told this on my last visit
Valerie C
How much do u charge to cater a wedding reception?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Seamaid2 | Reviewed this property |
I really can't honestly answer your question about the restaurant's policy with catering an event. However, the food is delicious comfort food and Kelsey & Kim's Southern Cafe will be happy to work with you on the details... More
What is the address of the "main" location? And is there live music on Sunday nights? If so, where?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Kathi I | Reviewed this property |
The address is 201 Melrose Avenue Atlantic City I'm not sure if there is any music when I checked the website there was no mention of this... Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Melrose Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-5503
    (N. New Hampshire Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-350-6800
  • E-mail
Southern inspired cuisine with a touch of Soul. If your looking for a home cooked meal look no further Kelsey & Kim's is the place.
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