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Date
Mon, 5/28
Time
7:00 PM

The Atlantic Restaurant

4.1
549 reviews
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$41 to $100
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Seafood
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  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

The Atlantic is located inside the Crown Entertainment Complex on the Riverside Promenade. The menu is comprised of seafood that has been sourced from local and specialist suppliers along with a small selection of dry aged steak, rare breed pork, Victorian lamb and free-range poultry. A six-course tasting menu is available for those who would like to experience the full range of the chef's abilities. The Atlantic offers a global wine menu that is constantly changing but consistent in highlighting the taste and experience of each menu item that it is paired with. Pre-dinner and post-dinner cocktails are also on the menu.

The Atlantic has become a nationally recognized leader in not only fine dining but also external catering and event hosting. Private rooms are available for corporate events, weddings or other large group functions with options from sophisticated dining rooms to open and airy waterside terrace areas.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Australian, Modern Australian
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Hours of Operation
The Atlantic Restaurant
Lunch: Sunday - Friday 12pm – 3pm
Dinner: Sunday to Thursday from 6pm – 11pm
Friday & Saturday 5:30pm - 11pm

The Oyster Bar & Grill is open from 12pm – 1am

The Den is open 7 nights a week:
Sunday to Thursday from 5:30pm – 1am
Friday and Saturday from 5:30pm – 3am
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Phone number
(03) 9698 8888
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Donovan Cooke
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Private Party Facilities
The Atlantic offering is a truly unforgettable dining experience that should be shared. With numerous private dining spaces available within intimate and stunning surrounds, delight in culinary excellence for your next social celebration, bespoke event, meeting or working lunch. Executive Chef Donovan Cooke can tailor a degustation style menu just for you, while our sommelier can advise of matching wines to accompany each course.
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Private Party Contact
reservations@theatlantic.com.au: (03) 9698 8888
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Kings Way
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Parking Details
Crown Casino Carparks, Complimentary Valet Parking (Monday - Friday)
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Public Transit
Tram: 55, 96, 109, 112 | Train: Flinders Street Station
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The Atlantic offering is a truly unforgettable dining experience that should be shared. With numerous private dining spaces available within intimate and stunning surrounds, delight in culinary excellence for your next social celebration, bespoke event, meeting or working lunch. Executive Chef Donovan Cooke can tailor a degustation style menu just for you, while our sommelier can advise of matching wines to accompany each course.

The Atlantic has a number of private dining areas available for events. Please contact us for further details.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 549 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.0
Service
4.2
Ambience
3.6
Value
Noise · Moderate
72% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on 19 May 2018

Great food but disappointed by the service from management.

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4.0Dined on 13 May 2018

We dined here for dinner with our two young children (4 years and 21 months) and my parents for Mother's Day.

It was a lovely dinner - food was amazing, atmosphere was just the right amount of lively (which suited our young family), whilst we could all still carry on a conversation around the table.

The only element that let this restaurant down was the service. For the price of the food and wine, and considering where the restaurant is attempting to pitch itself, the service was unpolished.

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5.0Dined on 11 May 2018

Amazing food. Hand written card from the restaurant because I mentioned it was a birthday dinner, very nice touch.

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5.0Dined on 11 May 2018

Amazing food and service. The menu has a big variety and the waiters helped point us in the direction of most popular dishes and the wine to accompany each. Very happy!

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

I visit Melbourne once a year, last year my daughter surprised me with dinner at The Atlantic. It was so exceptional I couldn't wait to bring my partner this year and we were rewarded with a truly wonderful, romantic, relaxed dining experience. The staff are fabulous, attentive and friendly. The food is without question some of the finest I have tasted and the atmosphere delightful. Sadly I now have to wait another 360 days befor a return visit

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5.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Beautiful seafood. Expensive but worth it for a special night. Absolutely loved the place

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Excellent food and ambiance

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2.0Dined on 25 April 2018

Food was OK... but very costly.

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3.0Dined on 21 April 2018

Service was very mediocre given the price point. Alternating between intrusively attentive, to being ignore. Food was well prepared and enjoyable. Venue is looked quite aged and toilets were quite dirty.

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4.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Very nice place for a meal, we had a quiet area and the service was outstanding once we were seated. It would have been nice for a bit more service before shown to table, booked for 8:30pm arrived 8:20, shown to waiting table in bar area, 8:45pm before shown to table, took 20 minutes to get a glass of water after asking two staff.

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2.0Dined on 29 March 2018

At half the price, this might have seemed like an acceptable dining experience. The food was sound in concept but tired and sloppy in execution, and very slow to arrive at the table. There was no sommelier in evidence to assist with what was actually a reasonable wine list. Service was inexperienced, unpolished, and rather patronising. The waiter actually handed the plates to ALL the diners across the table, and removed them in the same way. The whole place has the ambiance of a twenty-year old airport hotel with dark and shabby interiors which were once smart, serving diners who only pass through once, and once (at over $200 per head, including wine) at The Atlantic is certainly enough.

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5.0Dined on 22 March 2018

The whole Atlantic experience showed a high level of professionalism, from the Maîtres'D, to the table service by the waiter's, all specials were explained the food was terrific.

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3.0Dined on 19 March 2018

As the Crown Rewards Club member, I am more than qualified to enjoy the complementary wine and chocolate for my birthday. However the staff didn't even asked. I am very disappointed!

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5.0Dined on 14 March 2018

Dinner last night at the Atlantic was absolutely fantastic! The new menu was delicious. I can not speak highly enough of the amazing team that made our night incredible. We were so impressed by the team, their attention to detail and their professionalism.

Thank you and we look forward to dinning again soon.

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5.0Dined on 6 March 2018

Fabulous special occasion dining venue. The staff make you feel valued and ensure you enjoy your evening without being intrusive

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5.0Dined on 6 March 2018

Food is always awesome as is the service. Special venue for special occasions.

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5.0Dined on 3 March 2018

Lovely ambience, for a gathering with friends. Waiters were polite and attentive. Food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on 3 March 2018

Wonderful, memorable meal. The lobster was amazing and the buffalo steak was delicious! Thank you for treating us like royalty on our 50th wedding anniversary.

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2.0Dined on 3 March 2018

I prefer not to review the food (which was 'OK') but was deeply disappointed to see poor level of service after payment which included a significant tip. Personnel couldn't even been bothered to remove the temporary barricades and watched us both stepping over it to leave the restaurant. Definitely not going back as Dinner by Heston offers a different (read far superior) league of service and food within the similar price range.

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5.0Dined on 2 March 2018

Being returning customers, we expected fantastic food and service. And we weren't disappointed. The night and every thing about The Atlantic was exceptional.

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3.0Dined on 2 March 2018

The oysters and scallops entree was delicious. Whole fish were slightly over cooked so somewhat dry. Great chips.! Given the price tag, My expectations were not supported by the overall quality.

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3.0Dined on 27 February 2018

Have been to Atlantic about 30 times, always great but the service last night was absolutely terrible, not sure if we ever go back there

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4.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Lovely seafood in a busy restaurant

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Everything was perfect. The food was beautiful. Wine was wonderful. Will return when we are feeling rich!

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Love to go to Atlantic for a Saturday lunch. Food and service always excellent

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5.0Dined on 20 February 2018

We had a beautiful experience celebrating our wedding anniversary at The Atlantic starting with a very thoughtful congratulatory card and champagne brought to the table on our arrival. Food was exceptional, cocktails were fabulous and we had a perfect night with our table overlooking Southbank. Highly recommended for ambience, food and service. Compliments to the chef and the service team - we will be coming back!

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5.0Dined on 4 February 2018

Best seafood I’ve ever had.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

The staff welcomed us with a very friendly approach and gave us a card for our anniversary! They attended to our needs promptly but were not overbearing with interruptions. Lovely table with river views made us feel special. Food was amazing and made the most of the fresh produce while adding special touches of flavour to every dish.

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5.0Dined on 26 January 2018

Despite being avid restaurant goers, we have only been to the restaurant once before. To be honest, the location and crowds of the Crown complex are unappealing! However, despite this, lunch at The Atlantic on Australia Day was a pleasant affair. The food was excellent and the service, although shared among a myriad of waiters, attentive!

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5.0Dined on 23 January 2018

Loved every meal had a great time with our kids.

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5.0Dined on 20 January 2018

The food was fantastic, the service was exceptional. Most budgets can be happy here, but if you go prepared to spend decent $ you WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED!! It was my wife and I and the bill was $400+ tip. Worth every cent.

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3.0Dined on 19 January 2018

A trip to Melbourne has always involved a night at Atlantic. Unfortunately our service last night was not what I have received in the past and was well below what I expect. It was a shame as last night was meant to be very special for the two of us and we left very under whelmed. The waiter we had had blonde hair, nose ring and an accent.

On a positive the sommelier was exceptional. He helped us pick a lovely Pinot from the Gibbsland. He is a real asset to your staff.

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Great restaurant and service, were able to accommodate my dietary requirements.

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4.0Dined on 14 January 2018

Food was amazing, the service was really lacking. We ordered a red each & it didnt come out for 40 minutes. Then our sparkling water got topped up with still water. I'm not one to complain but I felt the service wasnt disappointing.

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5.0Dined on 13 January 2018

We went to the Atlantic for our wedding anniversary. The staff were aware of this and helped us celebrate from the time we entered the door. We decided that we would share all dishes for the evening. The staff ensured that this was possible, to the extent that the main dishes were separated into two smaller portions. We throughly enjoyed our evening and would
highly recommend.

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1.0Dined on 7 January 2018

Service was good but food and drinks were overpriced. The menu we selected was not worth the money we paid. My wife's fish was dry and did not enjoy. The seared scallops she ordered were nice but the accompaniment of butternut pumpkin dollops did not go. My meal was ok the goats cheese filled ravioli needed more cooking I realise pasta is supposed to be served a la dente but mine definitely needed more cooking as for the small portion of dory I realise its fine dining but i would need 3 to 4 courses to satisfy my appetite and simply couldn't afford to do that. It was our 41st Wedding Anniversary thought we try somewhere nice but we'd rather go where we get good food and drinks value for money. As a matter of fact a couple of hours later we had to cut short our visit to Crown as we both we're feeling ill and we both we're up most of the night in the bathroom. This was a memorable night all for the wrong reasons.

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4.0Dined on 6 January 2018

We loved the food as usual but unfortunately our table was in a corner virtually under the stairs to the toilet so that was disappointing.

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5.0Dined on 6 January 2018

The service was wonderful and the wait staff were most helpful and friendly. The food itself was delicious and very quick to be served but unfortunately it was extremely overpriced for the size of the meal. $49 for the main meal itself was very excessive considering it was very small. While I enjoyed the food I wouldn’t return as I feel I could spend my money elsewhere at the same quality while getting more of it.

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5.0Dined on 5 January 2018

We had a really nice experience, the food was really good and the service too, we will come back

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3.0Dined on 4 January 2018

I had barramundi my partner had kingfish, they were nice and cooked well. you have to order sides as it just comes as the fish on its own. The potatoes were a bit hard, and it’s not a massive amount so when you add all the sides to the meal it’s pretty expensive. Overall quite nice but to be homiest it isn’t to die for really, you could spend less and get the same or better quality elsewhere.

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