Posted by: Drew | July 19, 2013

6th annual Taste of The Quarter at Tropicana Monday, August 26, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tropicana’s Gives a Taste of Over 20 Restaurants For United Way
6th Annual Taste of the Quarter Event is scheduled for August 26th featuring 5 new restaurants and extending into the Marketplace


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 11, 2013) — Over twenty restaurants, bars and eateries – including several newcomers – have teamed up for the 6th annual Taste of The Quarter at Tropicana. Scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., this signature event benefits the United Way of Atlantic County.

“Unlike other food events that take place in Atlantic City, Taste of The Quarter treats food lovers to an international menu in one convenient setting,” said Steve Callender, General Manager for Tropicana. “Adding five of Tropicana’s brand new outlets and extending the event throughout the Marketplace in addition to The Quarter will make for an even bigger and better guest experience.”

The menu for Taste of the Quarter 2013 has been announced as follows:

NEW! TONY LUKE’S: Enjoy an authentic taste of Philly with pork Italian mini subs with sharp provolone and broccoli rabe. Located at the Marketplace.

NEW! WET WILLIES: Cool off with samples of our “Call a Cab” daiquiris. Located in The Quarter.

NEW! BROADWAY BURGER BAR: Sink your teeth into pulled pork sliders. Located in The Quarter.

NEW! CASA TACO & TEQUILA BAR: Scoop up delicious guacamole with handmade chips, non-alcoholic watermelon margaritas and pollo tacos made with adobo braised chicken, lettuce and avocado crema. Located at the Marketplace.

NEW! CHICKIE’S & PETE’S CRAB HOUSE AND SPORTS BAR: This hot spot will feature both Mussels Red and Mussels White, two of the restaurant’s most requested items. Located just off the Casino Floor.

A DAM GOOD SPORTS BAR: Enjoy an all-you-can-eat taco bar. Located in The Quarter.

A TIME FOR WINE: Raise your glass with an assortment of wine samples. Located in The Quarter.

CARMINE’S: Savor the flavor of authentic penne alla vodka. Located in The Quarter.

CLASSIC CAKES: Satisfy your sweet tooth with an assortment of delicious desserts. Located in The Quarter.

CREATE A CONE: “Banana Whip” samples Located in the Marketplace

CUBA LIBRE RESTAURANT: Spice up your experience with Camagãœey meatballs made with Chino glazed beef, pork and pine nuts and served with pickled carrot slaw. Located in The Quarter.

FARMERS ALMANAC: Get snack-a-lacking with delicious dips and assorted baked goods. Located in The Quarter.

FIN: Dishing up delicious bowls of Cape May Clam Chowder. Located near Tango’s Lounge

HOOTERS: Look for the Hooters girls serving boneless wings located in the Marketplace.

IL VERDI: Enjoy the art of perfectly-prepared pasta with a taste of cavatelli with crabmeat. Located near Tango’s Lounge

JAMES CANDY: Savor samples of Atlantic City’s legendary salt water taffy. Located at the Marketplace.

MRS. FIELDS COOKIES: Follow the aroma to fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. Located near Tango’s Lounge.

PF CHANG’S: Relish the taste of Chang’s Chicken served with fried rice and Shanghai cucumber salad. Located in The Quarter.

RI RA IRISH PUB: Satisfy your cravings with Guinness barbecue meatball sliders. Located in The Quarter.

STARBUCKS: In the mood for coffee and pastry? Starbucks has you covered. Located in The Quarter.

TANGO’S LOUNGE: Sample our signature Bacardi Rum buckets.

THE PALM: Taste this legendary restaurant’s famous mini crab cakes. Located in The Quarter.

ZEYTINIA: Sample mini ham sandwiches paired with a citrus soft drink. Located in The Quarter.

Book an overnight stay with us on Monday, August 26th for $149 and we will throw in a pair of tickets for Taste of the Quarter and $10 in free slot play! Call 1-800-345-8767 and use booking code TTASTE3. Rate does not include tax and fees.

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Taste of the Quarter benefit the United Way of Atlantic County funding 60 local programs aimed at improving lives of Atlantic County residents.  These programs provide services such as adult literacy education; emergency assistance for food, clothing and shelter; after school programming and pediatric free health services.

Taste of the Quarter is an event for those 21 and older. Guests will enjoy a lively festival atmosphere and a tempting collection of appetizers, main courses, desserts, wines, coffee and cocktails. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the event. Advance purchase is recommended as this event tends to sell out. All proceeds are donated to United Way of Atlantic County. Tickets can be purchased at the IMAX Box Office, located on the third floor of The Quarter,, via phone at 1.800.745.3000 or the United Way office.

About Tropicana Atlantic City
Tropicana Casino & Resort is a 24-hour gaming destination located on the beach and Boardwalk. Featuring 2,079 rooms and suites and home of The Quarter, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex, Tropicana is the premier resort in Atlantic City. With more than 24 restaurants, 25 shops, 18 bars and lounges, 2 pools, an IMAX Theatre and a spa, Tropicana is consistently rated as the “Must-See Attraction” in Atlantic City. For more information, visit the official Web site Must be 21. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.

For more exclusive discounts, current information, pictures and video, be sure to check out the Tropicana on the Web at or follow us on Twitter at @tropicanaac.

About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. is a publicly traded company that, along with its affiliates, owns or operates 8 casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana Entertainment properties collectively have 6,046 rooms, 7,063 slot positions and 260 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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