**A NOTE FROM THE RESTAURANT**
Reservations are not required. We welcome walk-ins.
Please contact us directly at 302-658-1588, if desired reservation time is unavailable or a party size is larger than 6.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
glazed carrots & sweet potatoes, whipped parsnip, spiced fennel
crispy rings, capers, olives, tomatoes, red chili aioli
Faroe Island Salmon Salad
romaine, shaved cabbage, carrots, cucumber, edamame, sweet soy vinaigrette
Excellent food and service
We celebrated our 47th wedding anniversary and had a wonderful experience!
What a wonderful way to celebrate our engagement! Thank you so much to the staff for making our dinner so special! We hope to come back for many more special occasions in the near future!
Our server was Nick who is the gold standard of customer service in hospitality; great personality, well versed on menu items and preparation. Makes quick work of mental guest profiling for spot-on recommendations. Anticipates guests next moves/thoughts and beats them to it for ease and comfort level of guest. And, he's not bad to look at either. The bartender was Andrew whose love for the art of what he does was demonstrated in the thoughtfulness and creativity of something as simple as lemonade. He made us feel special....just because. Chef, to you and the culinary creative behind you, you put your thing down! Finally, host/manager Robert (takes ownership and may be one or a partner) is accommodating and appreciative of the 'choice' diners make. Most importantly he understands the value of EXEMPLARY service; a tenet I imagine he knew long before Covid. We had a lovely time and I am excited to return with even more people. THANK YOU!
This is the quintessential neighborhood bistro, where the service is excellent the food is great and they know your name. What more can you ask for? Every time we come here, whether it's just to have a cocktail or a dinner with friends, it never disappoints. I can see this being our "empty nest" regular haunt in a year.
The Brussel sprouts are very good if you like the char taste. My family enjoyed it very much. The cheesesteak egg rolls were crispy and cheesy. I was full just eating that. The chicken and duck entrees needed more sauce or seasoning. The gnocchi together with the bechamel sauce was a bit too rich and heavy. Overall a good experience but no rush to come back.
The food was phenomenal and the service matched!!!
Service was outstanding. Food ranged from good to outstanding. A bit pricey but you pay for quality. Would return.
One of the best restaurants in Wilmington, but not up to par tonight. My wife’s scallops that she raved about the last time we were there were served luke warm at best. While they were deducted from our bill, it was disappointing to have that happen at such a nice restaurant. It seems like they may be shuffling people between other Platinum group restaurants. If that is what is happening, that isn’t a good idea. It was our first disappointing meal there and I think we will give it a break before going.
Always a great staff and wonderful food
It’s always a pleasure at Eclipse. Gracious welcome and attentive service. Delicious “go to” menu items and always appealing specials (including fish). It’s not large! Make a reservation.
This was a special occasion for us and we had a delicious meal. Our waiter was very good and our entire expeerience was very good.
Wonderful birthday dinner. The food and service here is always unmatchable. Nick is always an outstanding server and Andrew always makes the best drinks. Thank you to the kitchen for being so accompanying of my food allergy and to Dave for making sure I knew everything I was eating was safe.
The food was excellent as well as the service. We enjoyed chatting with Robert.. We had a lovely meal and would recommend it to anyone looking for an upscale evening.
This is a nice restaurant. I was impressed with the service and food.
Good food. Menu was limited. Staff was small and overwhelmed
Consistently an excellent meal and efficient service at Eclipse Bistro for the past 10 years we have been going. It is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. It was good to be back and see the place in full swing again as the pandemic winds down. The Premium Wine Pour is always a great way to try outstanding wines.
I love Eclipse. Every part about your experience there is top notch. From the minute you walk in the door to the time you leave. The food is fabulous and the staff is wonderful. I can’t say enough good things about Eclipse
Third visit to Eclipse and each time has been a great experience! Our waitperson, Paige, was amazing!
Warm, welcoming, and food was delicious! Thank you.
First time I visited since we can now go without a mask. Nice to recognize the wait staff. People were wonderful, urging me to avoid a dish, since the mussels were not the quality they like. Other options were great.
My friend was taking me out for my birthday, so it was not arranged. But once they knew it was my birthday, they brought out a sparkler and gave me ice cream. A neighborhood gem. Glad we are back to some sort of normal.
Eclipse Bistro was my favorite restaurant in Wilmington prior to the pandemic and after dinner there last night still is! The menu is always interesting, the food delicious and the prices reasonable. The wait staff is tremendously friendly, knowledgable and helpful. I can't think of a more pleasant place to enjoy a drink and eat a very satisfying meal.
The steak and chicken breast were one of the best I’ve ever had. They were juicy even though they were well done. I see myself going back to the restaurant many more times on date nights. I absolutely recommend the place.
The food is always delicious. Robert is always friendly and always makes you feel welcomed. Great place to get a fantastic meal at a reasonable price.
It’s always great there
We enjoyed a nice dinner and wonderful service provided by Michael. He made a "hard sell" on a traditional gazpacho with a light banana flavor and grilled pineapple. Thanks for the suggestion. Our entrées (pan seared trout and linguine with shrimp) were well prepared and flavorful. The creme brulee was a hit.
Eclipse is one of the best restaurants in Wilmington and it did not disappoint. The food was as good as usual and service was very attentive. We always enjoy Eclipse and highly recommend it to everyone. This was our first dinner out after all pandemic restrictions were lifted by the Governor. It is back to 100% occupancy. Servers who have been vaccinated do not wear masks. We were told that patrons are on the honor system as far as masks are concerned. Very few patrons wore a mask and we hope they were trustworthy. So, IF you are concerned about venturing out, you may want to avoid weekends for a while or at least try to dine early. Other than that, we were happy with our entire experience. It is definitely a restaurant that you will want to return to many times.
I love Eclipse Bistro. It is my favorite restaurant. Hope you will stay in business for a very long time. 5 of us celebrated a birthday there on Friday. 🤙🏼
We had a fabulous experience. Excellent service - professional, knowledgeable, friendly. He knew his menu and his wines. The Steamed PEI Mussels were supple and tasty - the Belgian-Mustard cream was such a perfect match, we were sopping it up with bread. Our entrees were the day's catch, Rainbow trout, and seared scallops. Both were wonderful. The scallops were served with an avocado mousse and a chorizo relish. Both nicely complemented the scallops; the relish initially overpowered the scallops but a smaller amount on the fork made for a nice match. Dessert? Basque Cheesecake, of course! Very tasty; not overly sweet. We enjoyed the Domaine Du Carrou (2018) Sancerre, a wonderful Sauvignon Blanc.
I have been dining at Eclipse for many years and it is one of my favorite restaurants. We had the cheesesteak sandwich for lunch and it was not good. The meat was ground up and it tasted heavy with ketchup, no taste of cheese or fried onions. And the roll was soggy.
Entire staff was great from David at the front door to Paige our waitress ( who was outstanding). Food & drinks were perfectly prepared. Made our 50th wedding anniversary that much better.
Best meal I’ve ever had there. The new menu changes are excellent
Excellent food and service. A little pricey. Ate outside on a beautiful spring day; Some Street noice. Will definitely come back.
I always enjoy having dinner at Eclipse. The menu always has some new dishes that are tempting to try. The old favorites are still on the menu. The wait staff is second to none.
Excellent service by Michael
Well staffed along with a gourmet menu. Everything we ordered was very delicious! A number of times the owner came over and asked about our dinner. Eclipse competes very well with any high level restaurant in the area and beyond. Clearly an experience that we hope to replicate in the near future.
Thanks for a great Mother's Day!!
We all enjoyed our meal. Service was great. We will return soon!
Eclipse Bistro is easily one of the top three restaurants in Wilmington (well...top two, actually). The food is delicious and creative (I had salmon with fennel and leeks and the plate was garnished with a "puffed rice" that was incredible). The service is extremely professional and attentive. My only suggestion would be for them to up their bread game--the slices served prior to our meal were fairly pedestrian).
Don't wait for a special occasion to treat yourself to this culinary gem!
We were seated immediately for our 6:30 reservation. It was a little loud initially but quieted down once the Kentucky Derby was over. Service was EXCELLENT! Exactly right balance between being helpful & anticipating our needs. Meal was excellent, from drinks to dessert. The server recommended the chicken, which we never order out, but it was a fabulous choice. Lamb chops perfectly grilled & accompanying salad perfect.
Our first trip to Wilmington made memorable!
You can order delivery directly from Eclipse Bistro using the Order Online button. Eclipse Bistro also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (302) 658-1588.
Eclipse Bistro is rated 4.8 stars by 461 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.