Learn about menu, shows for spending Hanukkah & Christmas at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ

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‘Tis the season to celebrate the holidays in Atlantic City! Join with friends and family to hear holiday music, visit Pop-Up holiday themed bars, go to party galas, see holiday shows, have holiday themed meals, see fantastic decorations and so much more!

Makai Restaurant is located in the casino level in Ocean Casino Resort with great ocean views. The restaurant brings a taste of the Pacific to the East Coast.

Hanukkah Menu at Makai

Celebrate the Festival of Lights at Makai. Hanukkah at Makai lets you indulge in traditional dishes with an island twist for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


  • Smoked Salmon Eggs Benny’s with Potato Latke, Furikake Spinach and Vuzu Hollandaise
  • Challah French Toast with Banana Berry Compote, Macadamias, White Chocolate and Toasted Coconut Guava Rum Syrup
  • Kugel with Pineapple, Raisins, Cinnamon and Mint



  • Potato Latkes with carmelized Pineapple Sauce and Scallion Sour Cream
  • Matzo Ball Soup with Roast Duck and Black Tip Scallion


  • Kona Beef Sandwich with Island Slaw, Pineapple Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and Yuka Fries



  • Kona Beef Brisket with Mango Date Sauce, Ginger Tzimmes and Dill Potato
  • Huli Huli Roast Chicken with Red Cabbage and Maui Onion Jus
  • Za’atar Crusted Salmon with Charred Bok Choy and Misa Mustard Sauce


  • Rugalach – A sweet pastry of nuts, raisins and fruit

Hanukkah at Makai will run now through December 6, 2021.

In support of Makai’s special Hanukkah menu, Ocean Casino Resort has made a monetary donation to the Jewish Family Services of Atlantic County.

Holiday Entertainment

Ocean Casino Resort celebrates the season with holiday entertainment, festive cocktails and over the top Christmas decorations. Visit the Jingle Bell Bar, a holiday themed Pop-Up experience that offers nostalgic decor, festive cocktails and themed entertainment every weekend.

On December 4, 2021, you can see Sarah Brightman: A Christmas Symphony in Ocean’s Ovation Hall. The Grammy Award nominee will offer fresh renditions of holiday classics.  Click here to book this show at a discount price.

The First Annual Latin Holiday Ball is coming to Ovation Hall on December 10, 2021. It will star Puerto Rican American singer and songwriter Nicky Jam and award winning radio DJ Alex Sensation.

“A Very Terry Christmas” is coming to Ovation Hall on December 11, 2021. This show combines ventriloquism, comedy, singing and celebrity impressions as the America’s Got Talent winner, Terry Fator, and his puppets celebrate the season.

On December 17, 2021, “My Big Gay Italian Christmas” writer and star, Anthony Wilkinson will be at the Bush Bar & Lounge for Ocean Pride Happy Hour for a meet and greet. Try The Anthony Aperol Spritz cocktail with Rainbow Candy garnish. Enjoy special drag appearances by Jolina Jasmine and Lola Ceilings

Ovation Hall will present “My Big Gay Italian Christmas” on December 18, 2021. Buckle up, you’re going for a snowy ride with the continuing adventures with the Pinnuziato family in this hilarious show.  Click here to book tickets.

Ocean Casino Resort

Ocean Casino Resort is a beachfront hotel in Atlantic City. It has a full service spa, 18 restaurants and 7 bars/lounges. It has 185,000 square feet of gaming entertainment in the casino. No matter what level you play, there are great options for everyone.

Book Ocean Casino Resort by clicking here and you can save 25% off the regular rate.