Did you know that March 24 is National Cocktail Day? If you’re lucky enough to be Atlantic City, you might want to help celebrate the occasion! If so, you might enjoy any of these finely crafted specialty cocktails. Yet even if you can’t make it to Atlantic City, you can still try these in the comforts of your home! Either way, whether you’re home or along the scenic Jersey Shore, please remember to drink responsibly!

Cucumber Gimlet

Chelsea Five Gastropub, Tropicana Atlantic City

2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
(609) 340-4090
www.tropicana.net

Enjoy sweeping views on Tropicana’s pool deck while enjoying this tasty gimlet. This inventive version features Beefeater Gin, along with the obligatory muddled cucumber basil and lemon. Also at Chelsea Five Gastropub, consider trying Chelsea Sundown, with Cuervo Silver Tequila and Grand Marnier. Chelsea Five Gastrpub is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you want to stick around for a meal, try the crab cake, Chelsea burger or the filet mignon sliders. On Thursday and Sundays, the gastropub offers a three-course prime rib dinner.

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French 76 (credit: Gordon Ramsay Steak)

French 76

Gordon Ramsay Steak, Harrah’s Atlantic City


777 Harrah’s Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
(609) 441-5000
www.caesars.com

A mixed drink creation dating back to World War I, the main ingredients from this delightful version are Lillet Blanc and champagne. Lillet Blanc is an aromatized wine from the Bordeaux region with its noticeable sweetness and a hint of mint. Along with a topping of champagne, your bartender will serve your inventive drink with Elderflower Sugar Cube. If you’re staying for dinner, try Gordon Ramsay’s signature dish Roasted Beef Wellington. You can also order the 40-ounce Royal Long-Bone Chop for Two or the American Kobe. To top it all off, save room for the Sticky Toffee Pudding.

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Mind The Gap

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill, Caesars Atlantic City

2100 Pacific Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
www.caesars.com

Enjoy Michelin-quality pub fare while enjoying this distinctly British crafted cocktail. One of this pub’s signature drinks, Mind the Gap features the Dutch-branded Ketel One Vodka. Additional ingredients are St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, fresh lime and passion fruit puree, giving off its extraordinary colors. This fabulously delicious creation also contains black currant pearls and Fever Tree Ginger Beer. For dinner, try the Wagyu Strip Steak or Shepherd’s Pie, among others. In addition, you can also order favorites like Fish & Chips and the Dublin Burger. Lastly, you can also try Gordon Ramsay’s famous signature dish, the Beef Wellington

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Raspberry Bellini (credit: Chelsea Five Gastropub)

Raspberry Bellini

Chelsea Five Gastropub, Tropicana Atlantic City

2831 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
(609) 340-4090
www.tropicana.net

Another popular signature cocktail from Chelsea Five Gastropub is Raspberry Bellini. Your bartenders uses Tito’s Vodka, a handmade premium selection made with yellow corn. Additionally, honey, raspberry and bubbly Prosecco all give this classic drink its unique flavor and color. If you’re staying for dinner, try the Bourbon & Brown Sugar Meatloaf or Veal Caprese. Other great dining choices are Cauliflower Steak, Seafood Pasta and Stuffed Shrimp.

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Supersonic G&T

Gordon Ramsay Steak, Harrah’s Atlantic City

777 Harrah’s Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
(609) 441-5000
www.caesars.com

The main ingredient to this refreshing gin and tonic is Hendrick’s Gin, produced in Scotland. Your bartender will also add yuzu, grapefruit syrup, grapefruit juice and Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic. Before your spirit is served, it’s filled with cubed ice, lightly stirred then topped off with a bit of garnish. At Gordon Ramsay Steak, you have several steak options. For instance, you can have the Triple Seared Japanese A5 or American Wagyu. However, it’s not all steaks that you can order. For instance, you can try the Chilean Sea Bass or Pan-Roasted Scottish Salmon.

About The Author:

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS websites, including CBS New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. During his peak years with CBS, Randy had a digital audience reach of 489 million and more than 5.5 million monthly visitors. His other stories have appeared in the Daily Meal, CBS News, CBS Radio, Engadget, NBC, NJ.com and Radio.com. 

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