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Little Dipper

138 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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Ranked #22 of 540 restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Fondue
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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121 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
South Carolina
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Excellent service, warm atmosphere and great food. Recommend sitting in the bar however. Its hard but try and save room for dessert. Also, they are very reasonably priced.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed this experience. The food was great, the service was great, and the atmosphere was great. I highly recommend. A shout out to Brittany for putting up with our drunken family! Lol.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Little Dipper is a quaint fondue restaurant! Their cheese and chocolates are great! We go there when we want a delicious snack or a meal. Two thumbs up!

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I ate here for dinner one night. They had a special where you got a cheese fondue, entree fondue and chocolate fondue for $27 (You share a common cheese fondue and chocolate fondue, but each get your own distinct entree-- overall plenty of food). We got a cheese fondue that had beer in it, and you could... More

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Rockmart, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had an awesome cheese and chocolate fondue dinner. They don't skimp on the servings. I have eaten at the Melting Pot and this was sooooo much better. There are 3 different choices for the chocolate fondue dippers. I loved the options for dippers and chocolate. The cheese varieties available for the cheese fondue is outstanding and different. We didn't... More

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North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were looking for a good restaurant downtown to spend time with grown children living in Wilmington. Little dipper fondue restaurant was open for Brunch today. Great brunch, highly recommend the French toast and quiche courses. Nice restaurant with pleasant atmosphere and good food. Hope they decide to be open on Sunday for brunch more often.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Wished we hadn't waited so long to visit Little Dipper. Visited for our wedding anniversary and had a wonderful experience. And that's what this is! More than a meal. The waitress was friendly, welcoming and knowledgable which made for a perfect evening. It was that level of service which is just right. The cheese fondue as an appetizer is made... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Our first fondue restaurant experience, thank goodness we got the server we had. He was so knowledgable and helped us with picking out some of the best meal options. Great food and great experience. We will go back for another date night!

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Thank you, Raleigh News and Observer newspaper, for writing about this fabulous restaurant. We just celebrated our anniversary there. We chose it because it was supposed to be romantic, and it exceeded our expectations. The biggest surprise was that it's Restaurant Week in Wilmington, and we got an incredible price as well. For $25 a person, we shared an exquisite... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stopped in on a Friday night with the family, kids too, and we all had a wonderful experience! We got a great table by the front window in the main dining room, had Colby...a great server, & enjoyed a date night tasting menu with hubby, kids did a single chicken entree and an add on ravioli! Cheese was amazing &... More

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