Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City

Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes to gastronomy.

Izakaya at the Borgata

Owned by Philadelphia chef Michael Schulson, this hip eatery offers Japanese robatayaki — a traditional charcoal grilling method — in a pub-style setting with sashimi and sushi. Top sellers include edamame dumplings, the spicy tuna cracker and Kobe beef.

Capriccio at Resorts Casino


At Atlantic City’s first casino, opened in 1978, this upscale restaurant overlooking the boardwalk serves classic Italian specialties such as seafood zuppetta, osso buco and branzino.