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Things to do in Margate City

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Monument / Landmark
“Lucy the Elephant is a six-story elephant-shaped example of novelty architecture, constructed of wood and tin sheeting in 1881 by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, approximately five miles south of Atlantic City.”
  • 31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Also walking distance, Tomatoes offers great fine dining choices & sushi. My favorites are salt & pepper calamari,truffle mac & cheese as an appetizer & the Cuban Pork Chop for dinner. Happy hour Monday to Sunday 5-6.30 (limited seating)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Delicious food and drinks on the pricey side but well worth. Literally the best margarita in the state of New Jersey.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Very popular local restaurant. Must try is the Jersey tomato salad & blueberry pie made with local products. Apps:lobster mac & cheese & fried oyster over grilled romaine are my favorites. Dinner: Stuffed pork chop & crispy duck.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Go for breakfast or lunch! Lots of creative choices and gluten free options.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Awesome breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast favorite-crabmeat omlette; lunch-seafood salad; dinner-veal chop”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“best wings on the island and an awesome little bar. very causal, cool people and great music. dive bar feel with good people”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Young people love drinking here lol Pool tables, outdoor seating & dancing.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“Great Cheese Steaks and Subs what more can you ask for. This is my personal favorite but definitely try Sac O Subs and The White House Subs and decide for yourself.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“Really good food and drinks for a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere and great seafood. This is one of our favorite places. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Minutes away walking distance, Sofia's has a great patio outside & good food. My favorite there is the grilled octopus for an appetizer & the lamb shank for dinner.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The classic Jewish Deli at the shore with just about everything you could want or ask for. Check out their bakery and to go items.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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“On the way to the beach you can get your frozen smoothie & snacks. Wawa is just around the corner.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

New American Restaurant
“Also walking distance, Tomatoes offers great fine dining choices & sushi. My favorites are salt & pepper calamari,truffle mac & cheese as an appetizer & the Cuban Pork Chop for dinner. Happy hour Monday to Sunday 5-6.30 (limited seating)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Delicious food and drinks on the pricey side but well worth. Literally the best margarita in the state of New Jersey.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Very popular local restaurant. Must try is the Jersey tomato salad & blueberry pie made with local products. Apps:lobster mac & cheese & fried oyster over grilled romaine are my favorites. Dinner: Stuffed pork chop & crispy duck.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“Go for breakfast or lunch! Lots of creative choices and gluten free options.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast favorite-crabmeat omlette; lunch-seafood salad; dinner-veal chop”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“best wings on the island and an awesome little bar. very causal, cool people and great music. dive bar feel with good people”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Young people love drinking here lol Pool tables, outdoor seating & dancing.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Great Cheese Steaks and Subs what more can you ask for. This is my personal favorite but definitely try Sac O Subs and The White House Subs and decide for yourself.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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