Tun Tavern

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Brewery, Bar, Eatery

2 Miss America Way
Atlantic City, New Jersey, 08401
United States

(609) 347-7800 | map

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Reviews by GeoffFromSJ:
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3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Overall impression: eh.

Atmosphere: place reminds me of what people in the early 90's would have projected architecture to look like in 2030. Sort of like Demolition Man. All the servers were pretty young ladies with short skirts. That is part of the AC atmosphere and I'm not subtracting or giving them points for that.

The aforementioned servers are very nice. Kind, but inattentive for stretches of times.

Food is not impressive at all. Fries were soggy. Wings not that good. Cheesesteak only adequeate. Chicken fingers were good with a spicier honey mustard sauce, but that one was waaay overpriced. 3 freaking strips? Wings were also overly slathered in bbq sauce.

Selection of beer included Pils, Light Lager, a stout, a weiss, amber, IPA and a Brown. None blitheringidiot and I tried impressed us.

No desire to come back. Esp. after parking for 9 bucks by the train station. Is there another place to park?

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More User Reviews:
Photo of chicagoish
4.06/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of chiefz1
2.79/5  rDev -19.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 4.25 | selection: 2 | food: 4.25

Photo of BFCarr
3.91/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Bouleboubier
3.2/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Criminally over-priced crab cheese fries - literally at most 2/3 a tablespoon of stringy flecks of crustacean hidden below a pile of half-soggy, old bay fries smothered in cheez whiz - all for $12... yes, I paid $12 for what was essentially cheese fries..

Had an imperial stout with the fries - serviceable, like the Scotch ale I had months ago with a (I guess, characteristically) fish-skimpy bowl of seafood chowder... any time I've had a beer here, it's serviceable - brewed to style, if little else

I've been to this joint a handful of times over the past few years while waiting for my train to depart - the station is pretty much across the street. Spacious meeting hall atmosphere. The brews seem to be an aside, a by-the-way to what is essentially a cavernous sports bar. I will second that this place is usually mostly empty whenever I've been there, though I could imagine it being a deafeningly-cacophonous cattle smoosh.

After some sub-par, overpriced fare each of the last few times I've visited, I think this last occasion will be the final. Should've got a vending machine candy bar at the station and patiently waited.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of tkdchampxi
2.81/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5

This is a sad, mostly empty cavernous bar that reminds me of the city it lives in- a reminder of better times. Well-decorated and shiny but dead in spirit.

Beer is not good. I can hear servers audibly complaining about each other. Bar is empty after work hours. I could imagine people came here once upon a time but I'm not sure there's any draw anymore

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Photo of eluvah
3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of VABA
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of jkane101
2.93/5  rDev -15.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 2.5

Photo of mj81
3.34/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of FineToonin
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of TTripp725
2.43/5  rDev -30.2%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 4

I am editing (inital review 11/08/2014) my review on this bar after having a second visit (02/04/2017) a little over two years later. I was in town for an event with my girlfriend and I was so excited to visit this place as I am a Marine myself and I remembered how good the food and beers were when I first visited before. I was excitedly telling everyone to come check this place out. Well needless to say I was very disappointed as everyone else was. The service was horrible, the beer was down right and I couldn't even stomach the ones that I took home in growlers in my previous visit. The only saving grace was the food as it was better than before. There was no variety to choose from other than the normal ones and the beer tasted as it was just thrown together to obtain the quantity needed and not the quality. I was a believer in the phrase "There is no such thing as a bad beer, only beer that doesn't excite your palate" but in this case this was some horrible beer and even worse service.

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Photo of SwG237
3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of BigRizz62
3.8/5  rDev +9.2%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of Nothopless
2.85/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 2.25 | food: 2

I saw the luke-warm reviews here but my wife and I were across the street at the AC Convention Center and I figured why not give them a shot for lunch. I'm the kind of guy who chooses a restaurant on their beer selection first, food second.

We sat at the bar and had a very nice bartender. The beer selection was ordinary. The obligatory "light" beer for the Coors crowd, a pale ale, Irish red (I guess a Killian clone), stout, a weiss, an IPA and two special brews. One a wee heavy, and a "Belgian strong".

Being a hop lover I opted for the IPA. Decent but nothing to write home about. Sufficiently bitter but lacked (at least to my liking) enough finishing hops to satisfy me. My wife who doesn't share my affinity for hops liked the wee heavy. I thought it was true to it's style. She liked the stout although I felt it was a bit thin. The Belgian strong was I suppose a dubbel. Dark, strong and probably one of their better attempts.

Food is pub fare. I won't say it sucked, but pretty close. At least what we had. I had a buffalo chicken salad for $15. It came drenched, I mean dripping in bleu cheese dressing. The chicken was pretty tasty but that much bleu cheese ruined it for me. The wife had a turkey burger she described as mediocre.

I wouldn't recommend this place although the ambiance was rather nice. If you want good beer you'll go elsewhere.

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Photo of csrbv
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of racingkenny14
3.63/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

A- visit on a Saturday night, Not to crowed. Sat at the bar not very well lighted. The had a guitar player singing.

Q- Was good

S- Service was very good.

S- Selection was about 8 or 9 of Tun Tavern brew beer and 2 major brands for those who go to a Brew pub to drink other beer rather than brew pub's beer

F- Food was ok we just order wings and they can out luke warm, over bread , and drench in hot sauce. Had better during another visit.

V- Value is reasonable

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Photo of Varkias41
3/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of yankeej13
3.73/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went here for my buddies bachelor party and my father told me that he and I have been there before but I never really remembered it.

We went there on a Saturday evening so the place was totally packed. Had live entertainment which was nice to listen to. The beer sampler was pretty good I really enjoyed the IPA.

I ordered the chicken tenders and they just give you 5 tenders w no fries for 9 bucks. The one guy got a philly cheese and it was loaded up. So just guessing what you order varies portion size.

Overall it was a really cool place and would like to go back on a week day and see if I would enjoy it with less of a crowd.

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