Popular restaurants in Wilmington

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Mad Boar Restaurant
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American | Wilmington
Brewery Bhavana
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Brewery | Raleigh
PinPoint
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American | Wilmington
Crawford & Son
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American | Raleigh
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Wilmington's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
The Little Dipper1. The Little Dipper
1821 reviews
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Fondue | Wilmington, Wilmington

Sweet and very chirstmatic staff! Along with great cheeses and chocolate options! More

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Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant2. Genki Sushi Bar and Japanese Restaurant
204 reviews
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Sushi | Wilmington, Wilmington

Will continue to come to this restaurant. Great food and friendly staff. More

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Caprice Bistro3. Caprice Bistro
1672 reviews
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French | Wilmington, Wilmington

Mushroom Crepe and Goat Cheese Creme Brûlée were to die for. Great waiter!! More

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Yo Sake Downtown Sushi Lounge4. Yo Sake Downtown Sushi Lounge
265 reviews
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Asian | Wilmington, Wilmington

Although we have eaten here before (my wife and I) the experience seemed fresh and new. The menu was robust and full of great options; both sushi and Asian fare. The only detraction was the proximity of your table neighbor. Conversation was not polite but rather a cacophony of jibber jabber. Should be noted our server and speed of service were above par. More

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Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar5. Ocean Blvd Bistro and Martini Bar
1291 reviews
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Contemporary American | Kitty Hawk, Outer Banks

Took my wife there for her birthday. It was just great. Couldn’t ask for better anything and the food was perfect . Probably the the best we’ve had on the beach. More

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Wilmington restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
The Salty VineThe Salty Vine
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American | Surf City, Wilmington

The Salty Vine is a new seafood and steak house in Jacksonville, NC.More

Discover Coastal North Carolina

The coastal region of North Carolina is a vacation magnet, and food is big business all along the shoreline. Fresh seafood establishments abound in this area, with many of them catering directly to the visitors as much as the locals. Steakhouses are also very common along the coast for those looking for a great cut prepared just right. The South is barbeque country, and you can add the North Carolina coast to the list, as barbecue smokehouses are plentiful and usually found in a bar-and-grill setting. International food is also a very popular choice along the North Carolina coast. Selections include Thai, German, Indian, and even Peruvian cuisine. Of course, there are many national chain establishments as well as locally owned family restaurants and combination eateries for those wanting something quick.