About Girasole Ristorante
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Girasole brings the charm of the old world to Atlantic City. From the moment you enter this bright, airy restaurant, you are whisked away to a Mediterranean café. The aroma of handmade pasta dishes, fresh seafood & gourmet brick oven pizza fills the air. Dine in the impeccably decorated restaurant or, in the warmer months, enjoy lunch or dinner on the lush garden patio. Indulge in a specialty cocktail from the bar & enjoy hors d'oeuvres, carpaccios & much more, all in sunny ambience.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please call for details.
valet parking is complimentary from 5pm to 11 pm. Street parking & a public lot are also available.
Cosimo Cassano & Rosalba Morici
Private Party Facilities:
With personal attention & the finest cuisine, your party will have an experience they'll never forget. Whether in a convention group, a company party or a birthday celebration, Girasole will make your occasion extra special.
Private Party Contact:
Carmine Covino: (609) 345-5554
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Girasole Ristorante Ratings and Reviews
We have been fortunate to have had sever ...
We have been fortunate to have had several wonderful meals at Girasole. Any beef Carpaccio is wonderful, our favorite is with mushrooms. The burrata appetizer was also perfect, served over arugula and halved cherry tomatoes, and with a sauce/balsamic reduction that was just heaven. I had the veal ossobucco and my husband had the braciola, both dishes we have had before. What was so good this time is that our server was an enthusiastic lover of the menu, and she was able to describe preparations and ingredients in detail, and make suggestions for our sides -- I had a mushroom risotto with my ossobucco, and my husband had homemade gnocchi with his braciola. We shared a dessert, again at our server's suggestion. AND we brought home leftovers that will last for a couple of days! What a wonderful evening -- thanks!
This was a wonderful experience!!! We a ...
This was a wonderful experience!!! We arrived for an early dinner and the restaurant was relatively empty. As a result, we were, probably, somewhat "overly attended to", but it was great!! The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and seemed to enjoy working together. The food was exceptional!! I've read some of the negative reviews and they are the TOTAL opposite of our experience at Girasole! We didn't have room for dessert, but our appetizers and entrees were outstanding creations. Can't wait to return to this Atlantic City landmark.
One of our favorite restaurants in the a ...
One of our favorite restaurants in the area. My husband is of Italian heritage and most Italian restaurants don't pass his taste test and Girasole does. The carpaccio is just elegantly wonderful. Our table had several pasta dishes, my daughter really liked the mushroom pasta. Bolognese sauce was very good. The quality of the olive oil served with the bread is very high. The menu choices are far ranging, you can just have a delicious pizza and a nice drink, or a multi-course meal. If you want authentically delicious Italian food, you won't be disappointed.
Fantastic place for a birthday celebrati ...
Fantastic place for a birthday celebration! We were delighted with the atmosphere , food & service. Everything was excellent. Nothing beats the ambiance here with the open fire pizza oven to the fine decor & comfy seating. The pizza's for appetizers were outstanding & veal dish was definitely a winner; best chocolate martini around. Service was outstanding, waiter & owner checked on us throughout the meal to make sure everything was to our satisfaction. Definitely a superb dining experience & eager to return for another great meal. Nice to have such a great restaurant and not have to deal with the hassle of the smoke filled casinos.
This was my second time at Girasole and ...
This was my second time at Girasole and it was again, incredible. The waiter was super friendly, answered all of our questions and really made us feel welcomed. The atmosphere is incredible and the food is even better. Such a fresh taste! I would come back again and again and definitely recommend Girasole to everyone in need of a good restaurant in AC. Thank you!
This was our second visit, this time for ...
This was our second visit, this time for our 32nd Wedding Anniversary. My wife had the Black pasta with lump crab., Spaghettini Neri, absolutely perfect. I had the 10 oz Filet Mignon special with peppercorn sauce; cooked perfectly, delicious! A side of asparagus with smoked speck cream, also perfectly cooked. (...and the bread is crazy-tasty.)
Definitely recommend and will return, without question.
Delicious food but my eggplant appetizer ...
Delicious food but my eggplant appetizer was warm at best. Pasta dishes was delicious but should have been served as a separate course rather than with entree. Sirloin entree was delicious but again barely warm. Our food was likely sitting for awhile before being brought to table. Ordered a second glass of wine for entree which arrived after I finished my entree and then ordered homemade Limon cello which I cancelled since we had completed dessert and were ready to leave. Just expected better service for dropping $200.
We loved the food! Service was very goo ...
We loved the food! Service was very good with efficient servers. As the place filled it became very loud and our meaningful conversation ceased. Don't know if we'd go back, as soon as you leave the streets aren't so friendly. Not the restaurant's fault, I know but it detracts from the experience. Be prepared so spend some $$ as it isn't cheap but you get what you pay for.
I've been going o Girasole for years. T ...
I've been going o Girasole for years. This is truly a family run place with memorable food. The Branzino and the hand made fire oven pizzas are phenomenal. When you dine there it feels like eating with family between Carmine, Susie, and all the rest of the family, it's the next best thing from eating at home. Can't be beat! If you go to the Casinos, leave the venue and go to Girasole. You will not be disappointed.
I have been taking my wife here on date ...
I have been taking my wife here on date night once every month or two for the past several years. We have dined in many Italian restaurants in both the USA and in Italy and Girasole AC is one of the very best. Their menu is diverse and creative and offers appetizers and entrees that are different from what you'll find in 90 percent of the Italian restaurants in New Jersey and Philadelphia. Their octopus appetizer is extraordinary as is the branzino baked in encrusted salt. Their "al neri" black pasta with lump crab is unforgettable in taste as well. Although the service can be somewhat slow, the food always is brought to the table hot and perfectly prepared. This is a culinary gem that once experienced will be returned to again and again.
The food was absolutely delicious! The r ...
The food was absolutely delicious! The restaurant atmosphere is loud, but it felt romantic and cozy. The noise did not bother me or my husband during dinner! The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable of menu! This is a great family owned restaurant!
It was a terrible experience. My reserva ...
It was a terrible experience. My reservation was for 6:45 p.m. and it took 10 minutes to seat us. We did not get our food until 8:30 p.m. I ordered the rivoli and my boyfriend ordered the salmon. It should not take almost two hours to receive our food. The restaurant was not crowded where the kitchen could have been that slow to prepare our food. It was too long of a wait for our food. This was an extreme disappointment and I would not recommend this place to any of my friends.
My husband and I shared a pasta, an appe ...
My husband and I shared a pasta, an appetizer and a pizza. All were excellent. This is Italian dining and service at its best. That is, Italian and not Italian American. The menu is varied and creative. The small crispy pizzas with inventive toppings are my favorite.
Our salmon prix fixe dinner was very goo ...
Our salmon prix fixe dinner was very good. Would definitely recommend it. The carpacio was excellent! The bread basket left a lot to be desired -- four hunks of standard bread; two end pieces, lukewarm. Dipping sauce was plain olive oil, no seasonings.
I wish I knew our waitress' name because ...
I wish I knew our waitress' name because she was awesome. She was a petite blonde with somewhat of an accent. She was spot on with our recommendations and very welcoming, even invited us back for Happy Hour. My best friend and I were long overdue for a dinner so we came here. Ordered the sausage/broccoli rabe/cannellini bean app, spaghetti neri (black spaghetti with crab meat), and the special sea bass that's was encrusted with salt and fileted at our table. Best meal we have had in a long time and we will definitely come back. Thanks for an amazing meal!!!!
Celebrated ours and my daughters anniver ...
Celebrated ours and my daughters anniversaries there last week and it was amazing! Great wine selection and amazing entrees. We didn't try the appetizers but did spring for dessert and coffee which were all amazing! Beautiful atmosphere and friendly and helpful staff. We will definitely go back!
I wasn't that impressed. I thought the p ...
I wasn't that impressed. I thought the portions were quite small for the price. The filet mignon was $44.00 for an 8oz piece and that was all you got.
We had a reservation and still waited 25 minutes. It wasn't worth the hype at all. There are many better places in Atlantic City.
As always loved the food But again we we ...
As always loved the food
But again we were seated at 9:45 for an 8:45 reservations
Never offered apology drink or desert
Third time this summer with hour or more wait with no comfortable place to stand nowhere to sit
Owner and manager wandered around all night but took no interest in us and said nothing
There were kisses and hugs but not for us
We have returned repeatedly because the food is so good but I think the rudeness and lack of care has won
Our reservation was for 6:45, they sat u ...
Our reservation was for 6:45, they sat us at 7:45. We didn't get our meal until 8:30. They definitely overbooked. Atmosphere was way too loud. Surrounding tables were complaining also. Wouldn't recommend this place to anyone.
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