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Dining Out In Wilmington

There are literally hundreds of places to eat out in Wilmington, Downtown, Wrightsville Beach, Pleasure Island, Leland, Hampstead and Southport. And the cuisine choices are just as plentiful… steakhouses, Italian, Seafood, Delicatessens, Mediterranean, Chinese, Thai, Indian, Barbecue and more. Look through our complete list of dining choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night.

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Okami Japanese Steak House

Okami Steak House features large teppan grills that allow our chefs to cook your food right before your eyes. Our chefs not only prepare a marvelous feast, but entertain with a fascinating dinner show.

614 South College Road
Ph: 910.399.3366
Fax: 910.399.3686

Break Time Grille And Sports Pub

Break Time Grille is a restaurant that happens to serve great food in a bar atmosphere. We start with the best quality ingredients and make each portion “to order.” Our soups are made fresh daily and we make our own pizza dough from scratch every day.

127 S. College Road
Ph: 910.395-6656

Blue Asia Bistro

Blue Asia Bistro offers our guests a wide variety of Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai and Pacific Rim dishes prepared fresh by experienced Asian chefs.

341 South College Road , University Commons
Ph: Phone: 910-799-0002
Fax: Fax: 910-799-0078

Wilmington’s Best Wings!

Do you love wings? Really love wings? Want to try a new place or just head for the best? We have discovered the top wing joints here in Wilmington, NC.

9 Bakery & Lounge Restaurant

9 is an enjoyable and relaxing atmosphere in eclectic surroundings. By morning, a purveyor of too-die-for doughnut creations and other baked goods, in addition to creatively prepared and presented traditional breakfast dishes. By night, a trendy bar and dining establishment serving tapas (small plates) and artfully prepared entrees.

9 South Front Street
Ph: 910-523-5913

The Husk Sports Bar And Gathering Place

The Husk is a comfortable drinking establishment on Front Street in the Central Historic District, downtown Wilmington, NC.

31 South Front Street
Ph: 910-763-4950

Katy’s Grill And Sports Bar Wilmington, NC

Katy’s Grill and Bar is one of Wilmington’s most popular sports bars and restaurants with full menu for lunch and dinner. Located near UNCW, Katy’s is known for the Best Karaoke in Wilmington.

1054 South College Road
Ph: 910-395-5289

Jerry Allen’s Wrightsville Beach Sports Bar and Grill

Jerry Allen’s is Wrightsville Beach’s favorite handout and sports bar, with mouthwatering food when you get hungry and lots of cold beer choices. We’re located in the heart of Wrightsville Beach and steps from the Ocean.

38 North Lumina Avenue
Ph: (910) 256-8286

Seafest Gourmet Seafood Buffet—Carolina Beach, NC

Seafest Gourmet Seafood is a seafood lovers dream in Carolina Beach, NC, with over 70 items to choose from, including all your favorite seafood recipes.

300 Lake Park Boulevard
Ph: 910-707-0202

The Fat Greek Taverna—Wilmington, NC

At The Fat Greek Taverna we focus on fresh, natural ingredients, purchased locally when possible, and authentic family recipes. Season variations and regional flavors will make dining at The Fat Greek an exceptional experience for all.

6309 Market Street
Ph: 910-769-2018

The Lazy Pirate Sports Grill

The Lazy Pirate features pub food like wings, burgers and sandwiches in addition to great seafood dishes in a fun atmosphere with beach volleyball, corn hole, pool tables and lots of TVs for live sport.

701 North Lake Park Boulevard
Ph: (910) 458-5299

Break Time Billiards And Pool

If you like playing pool or billiards with lots of well maintained tables in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, Break Time is for you.

127 South College Rd
Ph: 910.395.6658
Fax: 910.395.2505

A Thyme Savor Catering

A Thyme Savor Catering is a full service catering company that combines culinary expertise with knowledge, passion and experience to make any event memorable.

5941 Carolina Beach Rd. Suit G
Ph: 910.262.2962

India Mahal

You can enjoy the delights of our authentic Indian menu in our restaurant, as a take away at home for that special occasion.

4610 Maple Ave
Ph: 910.799.2089

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House is internationally renowned for its unbeatable USDA Prime steak. Experience the sensation of dining at Ruth’s Chris and treat yourself and your special guests to an unforgettable dining experience.

301 North Water Street , Hilton Hotel Riverside
Ph: 910.343.1818
Fax: 910.343.1418

Slice Of Life Pizzeria And Pub

The hand-made and hand-tossed Slice pizza is cooked with fresh ingredients and purified water to make a flavorful crispy crust that customers have come to crave. But Slice of Life also offers other tasty menu items, like nachos, tacos, chicken wings, soups and even subs.

125 Market Street
Ph: 910.251.9444

IHOP Family Restaurant Carolina Beach Road

24 Hour IHOP Family Restaurant at 5628 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner anytime.

5628 Carolina Beach Road
Ph: 910.859.7010

YoSake Sushi Lounge and Pan-Asian Cuisine

YoSake features the finest handrolled, fresh made sushi along with a full pan-Asian menu served amid a fabulous Tokyo Vogue décor.

33 South Front Street
Ph: 910-763-3172

Pita Delite – Mediterranean Pitas, Platters Salads and More

Fast and fresh Mediterranean style food… pitas, kabobs, gyros, Greek salads, sandwiches and platters.

317-B S. College Road
Ph: Phone: 910.392.0028
Fax: Fax: 910.392.0048

Tandoori Bites

Authentic Indian cuisine serving your favorite dishes. Huge lunch buffet and extensive dinner menu.

1620 S College Road
Ph: 910.794.4545

The Little Dipper Fondue Restaurant

Visit one of Open Table’s top 100 restaurants in the US and Encore Magazines pick for best place for a first date. Little Dipper says it all—tasty portions prepared just for you to dip into awesome sauces that melt in your mouth. You must experience the romance of The Little Dipper.

138 S Front Street
Ph: 910-251-0433

Hibachi To Go-Japanese Take Out

Hibachi To Go features fresh ingredients prepared to order, from chicken and steak to fish and shrimp. Try their sushi rolls too. Fast food made fresh for din-in or take out.

6932 Market Street
Ph: 910-791-7800

Long Island Eatery

Long Island Eatery is an authentic New York style delicatessen, serving breakfast, lunch and hot dinner entrees.

839 South Kerr Avenue
Ph: 910.399.3637
Fax: 910.399.3638

The Sawmill Grill Restaurant

The Sawmill is a Wilmington tradition for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We cook homestyle meals with all your favorites. Eat-in, take out or let us cater your event.

5611 Carolina Beach Road
Ph: 910.350.6909

Jackson’s Big Oak Barbecue

Authentic Eastern, NC barbecue pulled pork, chicken, ribs, sides and more for eat-in, take out, and catering.

920 South Kerr Avenue
Ph: 910.799.1581
Fax: 910.799.8288

Thai Spice Restaurant

Thai Spice is traditionally prepared authentic Thai cuisine using fresh local ingredients.

5552 Carolina Beach Road
Ph: 910.791.0044

Italian Gourmet Market And Coffee Shoppe

Wilmington’s source for Italian products and food specialties, as well as gourmet coffees to enjoy in the Coffee Shoppe or take home.

22 South Front Street
Ph: 910.362.0004

Tokyo 101 Restaurant

Welcome to Tokyo 101. Our mission is to provide you a memorable sushi experience as if you stepped into a sushi bar in Japan. Tokyo 101 Restaurant is considered by many Wilmington residents as having the best and freshest sushi available in the area

880 Town Center Drive
Ph: 910.399.3101

17th Street Incredible Pizza — 3600 South College Road  •  Ph: 910-791-7080

Big Thai Restaurant — 1319 Military Cutoff Road

Black Sea Grill — 118 S Front Street  •  Ph: 910-254-9990

Bone Fish Grill Wilmington, NC — 4719 New Centre Drive  •  Ph: 910-313-1885

Brooklyn Pizza Co. — 6932 Market Street  •  Ph: 910-395-5558

Buffalo Wild Wings —  206 Old Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910-798-9464

Buffalo Wild Wings – Monkey Junction — 5533 Carolina Beach Rd

Buffalo Wild Wings On Eastwood — 206 Old Eastwood Rd

Cabo Mexican Grill — 820 S College Road

Cape Fear Seafood Company — 5226 S College Road  •  Ph: 910- 799-7077

Carolina Ale House Wilmington — 317-C College Road  •  Ph: 910.791.9393

Carolina BBQ — 4240 Market St  •  Ph: 910.762.0173

Casey’s Buffet BBQ & Home Cooking — 2703 N College Rd  •  Ph: 910.392.1955

Catch Wilmington, NC — 6623 Market Street  •  Ph: 910-799-3847

Chipotle Mexcian Grill — 1525 Fordham Road  •  Ph: 910-794-4906

Chops Deli — 130 North Front Street  •  Ph: 910.399.6503

Circa 1922 — 8 N. Front St.  •  Ph: 910.762-1922

Curry Valley Indian Bistro — 1410 S. College Road  •  Ph: 910.632.2377

Deluxe — 114 Market St.  •  Ph: 910.251-0333

Dock Street Oyster Bar — 12 Dock St  •  Ph: 910-762-2827

El Agave Mexcian Restaurant — 3522 Oleander Drive

El Cerro Grande — 5120 S College Road  •  Ph: 910-790-8727

Elijah’s — 2 Ann St.  •  Ph: 910.343.1448

Elizabeth’s Pizza — 4304 Market Street  •  Ph: 910-251-1005

Fat Tony’s Italian Pub — 131 N. Front St.  •  Ph: 910.343-8881

Fat Tony’s Italian Restaurant — 131 N Front Street  •  Ph: 910-343-8881

Firebelly Lounge — 265 N. Front Street  •  Ph: 910.763.0141

Fish Bites Seafood Restaurant — 6132 Carolina Beach Road

Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn — 4002 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-799-2919

Fox And Hound Mayfaire — Towne Center Dr  •  Ph: 910.509.0805

Hibachi Bistro — 341-14 S. College Road  •  Ph: 910.793.5983

Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet — 356 South College Road  •  Ph: 910.392.6788

Hibachi To Go-Japanese Take Out- Hampstead — 15248 Highway 17 North  •  Ph: 910-270-9200

Hiro Japanese Steakhouse — 222 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910.794.1570

Indochine Far East Cafe — 7 Wayne Drive Market Street at Forest Hills

Islands Fresh Mex Grill — 260 Racine Drive #1  •  Ph: 910.799-2109

Islands Fresh Mex Grill — 260 Racine Drive  •  Ph: 910-799-2109

Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill — 113 K Avenue  •  Ph: 910-458-7668

K38 Baja Grill — 5410 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-395-6040

Kick Back Jack’s — 418 South College Road  •  Ph: 336.272.9355

Kick Back Jack’s — 418 South College Road

La Costa Mexican Restaurant — 3617 Market St  •  Ph: 910.772-9000

La Costa Mexican Restaurant — 5622 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-392-6006

LongHorn Steakhouse — 925 International Drive  •  Ph: 910- 509-1550

Market Street Incredible Pizza — 4719 New Centre Drive  •  Ph: 9107-93-2425

Mellow Mushroom – Wilmington — 4311 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910.452.3773

Mellow Mushroom – Wrightsville Beach — 224 Causeway Drive  •  Ph: 910.679.4645

Mellow Mushroom Pizza — 4311 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-452-3773

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant — 1206 N Lake Park Blvd  •  Ph: 910-458-7761

Michaelangelos Pizza — 5617 Carolina Beach Road  •  Ph: 910-392-5651

Midtown Deli — 2316 S 17th St.  •  Ph: 910.791.4630

Moe’s Southwest Grill — 4401 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-794-7112

Nikki’s Hibachi Steakhouse and Sushi Bar — 1055 Military Cutoff Road  •  Ph: 910-509-8998

Nikki’s Restaurant & Sushi Bar — 260 Racine Drive  •  Ph: 910.799.6799

Ogden Tap Room Pub and Grill — 7324 Market Street  •  Ph: 910-821-8185

Olympia Mediterranean Cuisine — 5629 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-796-9636

On The Border — 1128 Military Cutoff Rd  •  Ph: 910.208.4874

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina — 1128 Military Cutoff Road  •  Ph: 910-208-4874

Outback Steakhouse — 302 S College Road  •  Ph: 910-791-5335

Pilot House Restaurant — 2 Ann Street  •  Ph: 910-343-0200

Plaza Mariachi —  326 S College Road  •  Ph: 910-313-6894

Port City Chop House — 1981 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910-256-4955

Port Land Grille — 1908 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910-256-6056

Slice Of Life Pizzeria And Pub Independence Mall — 3500 Oleander Drive  •  Ph: 910-791-6160

Slice Of Life Pizzeria And Pub Pine Valley — 3715 Patriot Way  •  Ph: 910.799.1399

Slice Of Life Pizzeria And Pub Wrightsville — 1437 Military Cutoff Road Suite 101  •  Ph: 910.256.2229

Something Fishy Seafood Restaurant — 3436 S College Road  •  Ph: 910-395-0909

Southern Thai Restaurant — 3715 Patriot Way

Sweet n Savory Pub and Grill — 2012 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910-679-8101

Taqueria Los Portales — 1207 S Kerr Ave  •  Ph: 910-799-5255

Tengu Japanese Steakhouse — 5924 Carolina Beach Rd

Texas Roadhouse — 230 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910-798-1770

Thai Bistro — 5001 Market Street

The Bridge Tender — 1414 Airlie Road  •  Ph: 910- 256-4519

The Greeks Mediterranean Deli & Market — 124 Princess St  •  Ph: 910-343-6933

The Lazy Pirate —  701 North Lake Park Blvd  •  Ph: 910-458-5299

The Melting Pot — 885 Town Center Drive  •  Ph: 910-256-1150

Tokyo Deli — 2394 Carolina Beach Rd Ste 301  •  Ph: 910.254.1230

Wild Wing Cafe — 1331 Military Cutoff Road  •  Ph: 910.256.3838

Wild Wing Cafe — 1331 Military Cutoff Road  •  Ph: 910-256-3838