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Cardinal Bistro

€€€€Seafood, American,
6525 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2187
+1 609-541-4633
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“clam chowder” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 15:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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Value
LOCATION
6525 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2187
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great dinner. Steak was perfect. My wife's chicken was very good. Service excellent. The server explained all items on the menu. The restaurant is BYOB. If you are in the Margate City NJ area do not miss this restaurant.

Thank STEVE B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I started the meal with one of the daily specials, which was very good. My only suggestion would be to use a bit less capers (I am sensitive to salt so this is just my view). I also had the Halibut special which was equally...More

Thank FranC-NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was outstanding. So impressed for a young chef who’s dishes are incredibly creative and extremely tasty. The servers were also exceptional. They took their time to explain the dishes and share their favorites with us. I would highly recommended this restaurant. Will definitely...More

Thank Mommyvision
Reviewed 13 June 2018

First visit, we were there for brunch. Food was good, served nicely. They provide beignets - quite good.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing! Creative combinations, perfectly cooked & beautifully presented made for two remarkable evenings with family and friends. We tasted everything on one another’s plates. It was all so wonderful that no one could decide what was best. This restaurant seems to...More

1  Thank SouthJRZMom
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Admittedly, my wife and I (and often entire family) have been regulars since the opening of Cardinal Bistro whenever we are in town. Chef Thomas never ceases to impress us with his offerings and in our experience, the wait staff is top-notch. Whether or not...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 March 2018

If you're in the Atlantic City (or downbeach) area, and are looking for cutting edge . . . creative dishes, farm fresh ingredients . . . from a talented chef, try Cardinal Bistro. The restaurant is intimate and the ambience nice. The staff is well...More

Thank Stu S
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We are a local family which has seen restaurants come and go. After my husband had two great lunch experiences, 10 of us celebrated a birthday there. The table was ready and beautifully set. When it got crowded, items were immediately removed. The wait staff,...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We were down in AC celebrating wife's 40th. I am in the restaurant business and I wanted to have dinner at a nice restaurant that we could have conversation with friends away from the tourist trap restaurants. So after some researching we came to Cardinal...More

Thank Chris_mac76
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Came in for brunch with another person and were greeted immediately which was nice and taken to a table by the window. As we sat down we noticed crumbs on the chairs and windowsill, as well as under the table and the other tables around...More

Thank Jo1126
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6525 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2187
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-541-4633
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Description
Cardinal Bistro is a Contemporary American style restaurant located in the heart of Ventnor City, New Jersey. We focus on fresh, local, sustainable produce and seafood. We believe that knowing exactly where your food comes from is just as important as how it is prepared. That is why we take great pride in researching our suppliers and farms to ensure that we are getting the best possible product.
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