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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: 910.452.5455

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? Think you’re good enough to judge who has Wilmington’s best wings. Tell us why you should be a judge in our Best Wings Competition.

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

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.

122 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

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 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

Press 102 Restaurant

Press 102 is a Downtown favorite for breakfast, a casual lunch, patio dining and Sunday Brunch, serving creative American and Southern inspired dishes.

102 S. Second Street
Ph: 910.399.4438

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

Buffalo Wild Wings – Monkey Junction — 5533 Carolina Beach Rd

Buffalo Wild Wings On Eastwood — 206 Old Eastwood Rd

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hiro Japanese Steakhouse — 222 Eastwood Road  •  Ph: 910.794.1570

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tengu Japanese Steakhouse — 5924 Carolina Beach Rd

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

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