Food Quality: Excellent. Serves a good variety of creatively prepared pasta, meat, and fresh sea food and a fabulous Sunday Champagne Brunch
Service: Professional, knowledgeable, friendly & attentive without being intrusive.
Ambiance/Decor:"Old World" Italian elegance with an ocean view
Overall Rating:3 1/2 Stars Classified as a "Chef-Inspired Fine Dining" restaurant. (* Note - See below restaurant classification for details)
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = poor to 4 stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Moderate - High
Dress: Upscale casual
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent Italian food and upscale, "Old World" ambiance, with all the fine dining amenities.
Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer traditional food with less formality.
Recommended dishes: When available, The lobster with shiitake mushrooms and sweet peppers served on a baked polenta round; Costolette di Vitello alla Lombardese; and the Ossobuco di Vitello alla Lombardese braised in a red wine and tomato sauce served with saffron risotto.
Liquor: Full-Service Bar, extensive wine list, specialty cocktails.
Capriccio is an elegant, landmark Atlantic City Casino Italian restaurant with a high-end menu of well executed eclectic Italian fare, popular with aged 55+ regulars, families, and groups,
It is the longest running casino restaurant in Atlantic City, opening at the same time Resorts became the first Atlantic City casino to open in 1978.
Capriccio is classic chef-inspired fine dining with its "Old World" ambiance, with vaulted ceilings, crystal chandeliers, beautiful murals of old-world Italy adorning the walls, and a spectacular ocean view.
The large restaurant is spread over four areas; Cirlo, a contemporary wine bar and lounge area, the main dining room with a high, vaulted ceiling and murals, the sunlit room with high arched windows with scenic views overlooking the boardwalk and ocean, and the outdoor patio also with scenic views overlooking the boardwalk and ocean.
The menu offers a good variety of creatively prepared pasta, meat, and fresh sea food.
In addition to their regular menu, they also serve a "Small Bites" menu at the bar, and an excellent Sunday Champagne Brunch, with lots of different stations and selections--- one of the best in Atlantic City. The Sunday Brunch ambiance is enhanced when the sun is over the ocean and shining through the huge windows.
In the warmer months, there is outdoor seating available on the balcony and is especially enjoyable as you can watch the activity along the boardwalk below.
Capriccio is open Four days/week. Thursday - Saturday: 5:30-10:30PM & for Sunday Brunch: 9:30-2PM
* Description of Restaurant Classification - Chef-Inspired Fine Dining:
The most popular upscale restaurants in New Jersey, classified into three categories; Chef-Inspired Fine Dining, Chef-Inspired Casual Dining, and Contemporary Casual.
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(updated: November 2020)