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Little Dipper

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$$$
Fondue
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138 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 102
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fondue!!

We stopped by for some live music on the patio and dessert. The fondue was so good and the relaxed atmosphere was very enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
MyAndrea
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped by for some live music on the patio and dessert. The fondue was so good and the relaxed atmosphere was very enjoyable.

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Food is great, service is great, there is nothing bad to say about this restaurant except it is a little pricey. Every time we visit North Carolina Little Dipper is a must! I also got engaged to my husband here!

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Winter Garden, Florida
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It was our first trip to Wilmington and we are so happy we found Little Dipper. We did the Thursday night prix-fixe with cheese fondue, salad, entree and chocolate fondue all for $27. So much food. Server helped us with our selections along the way, so if you have never done fondue before, this is a good place to try... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was walking down an adjacent street and heard live music and decided to check it out. I have been to the bar below countless times, but never here for dinner. I had the blackened sea scallops. They were perfectly prepared. The seasoning was enough to give the perfect amount of flavor but not enough to overpower the sea flavor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love the Little Dipper, it is my favorite restaurant in Wilmington. I love the atmosphere and the food is amazing. You can't eat there and not have the desert. I highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Fondue is fun no matter when or with whom !!! great menu choices !! Love this spot for girls night ! make a reservation.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Great service (all the waitstaff help each other out if needed). Wonderful food. Meals come with choice of cheese fondue and a salad. Chocolate fondue is separate. But attempt to save room for it cause it's worth it!! Many different choices of everything to satisfy all taste buds, including vegetarian.

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Nice, clean joint with great service. Lots of fondue options. I personally wasn't a huge fan but I don't really care for fondue; however, my wife swears up and down about this place.

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Hinesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

This place was excellent! Service and food was impeccable. Atmosphere was romantic. We had never experience fondue and out server walked us through the whole menu! It was fun and food was delicious!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is by far one of my favorite restaurants in Wilmington. I've been 100 times and always had great food and great service! Ladies Night is a winner due to the price too.

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Additional Information about Little Dipper

Address: 138 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Fondue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 138 South Front Street, Wilmington, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?