It’s more fun to catch the big game on the big screen with a bunch of rowdy fans. Wilmington has its fair share of sports bars and pubs that always have some kind of sports or ESPN on the flat screen. Most are restaurants serving great food and an array of popular brews and micro-brews.
Find information on sports bars, wine bars, and pubs in downtown Wilmington, Midtown, Mayfaire and at area beaches on AccessWilmington.com.
Gibby’s Dock and Dine offers the only Harbor Views of any dining establishment in Carolina Beach. Steps from the beach, the Boardwalk and with free parking, Gibby’s is the place to go for great seafood, burgers, wings and more. Open seven days a week from 11:00 am to 2:00 am.
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.
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.
Shelby Jean’s Restaurant is centrally located in the heart of the Boardwalk District of Carolina Beach, serving lunch, dinner and in-between with great food from fresh seafood entrees, oysters (in season), and traditional sports pub favorites, like Angus burgers, hot wings, and deli sandwiches. There’s lot’s lots of TVs for sports and live music every weekend.
Good Hops Brewing is Carolina Beach’s entry in the growing collection of craft breweries piping up around Wilmington. You fins their taps in some of the best restaurants in Wilmington, but you can’t beat going to the source.
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.
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.