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Cape Fear Seafood Company

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5226 South College Road Unit 5, Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-799-7077
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Cape Fear Seafood Company is a locally owned & operated restaurant...
Cape Fear Seafood Company is a locally owned & operated restaurant specializing in regional American seafood, signature dishes, hand cut fish, steaks, and chicken along with freshly made desserts all served in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere.
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Good for:
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good local place

I liked this place. On the water, quiet the night I was there. I sat at the bar. Had a good Manhattan and a nice seafood dinner. I will go back next trip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Gypsy850
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Avondale Estates, Georgia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Avondale Estates, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

I liked this place. On the water, quiet the night I was there. I sat at the bar. Had a good Manhattan and a nice seafood dinner. I will go back next trip.

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Leland, North Carolina
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Went with friends who had been here before for lunch. Located in a strip mall the restaurant is on the smaller side but decorated nicely and we had reservations so we didn't have to wait. Waitress was charming and provided very good service. She probably was the best part of our experience. The food was adequate at best. I had... More 

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High Point, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by the front desk where I was staying or I would never gone. It is located in a strip shopping center and somewhat hidden from the street but once inside the scenery changes. The interior is friendly and the staff is courteous and helpful. There is a good variety on the menu and wine list is... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Tried this place for the first time and was amazed at how good the food was. Had the Saltimbocca with was absolutely amazing. They also have a very friendly, attentive service. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great seafood joint in the Wilmington area.

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Raleigh, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I couldn't leave Wilmington without getting Southern style seafood and this place did not disappoint! The fried okra appetizer was really tasty, as was my dinner of calabash oysters and flounder! I will definitely visit this restaurant again when I return to the city.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I knew about this place but it's out of eye location kept it of my radar.I had tile fish wrapped in prosciutto,on a bed of sauted spinach.crab rissutto with Scampi sauce to die for.It had a great wine list with an outstanding bartender(Jackie) who helped me through my first time stuff.We will b returning to this fine dining on a... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the strip mall location keep you from enjoying a fabulous meal. I checked Trip Advisor for a great seafood restaurant in Wilmington and this one was one of the top listings. The Bisque was creamy, full of crabmeat, perfectly seasoned and delicious. The oysters were fresh, crispy and plentiful. I also appreciated the choices in sides since I... More 

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visiting the Cape Fear Coast with my daughter for a brief getaway and really wanted to break out of the Chain food or fried food rut. We are always looking for Seafood around here and saw this was highly rated AND not a chain. Went on a rainy Monday night @ 7:30 and the place was pretty full. Nice selection... More 

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Rose Hill, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I work in Wilmington & every time my husband comes to town treat me to lunch we always eat here. Great food, good service, nice atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First visit. Very busy night but we did not have to wait. The food was excellent. The wait staff incredible. Beautiful atmosphere. Please make a reservation to get the best table, but every table appears to be the best. Well lighted, which is a plus for me. Overhead noise rather muted so that you can have a decent conversation with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5226 South College Road Unit 5, Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-799-7077

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Cape Fear Seafood Company is a locally owned & operated restaurant specializing in regional American seafood, signature dishes, hand cut fish, steaks, and chicken along with freshly made desserts all served in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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