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Fish Bites

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American, Seafood, Family Fare, Oyster Bar
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6132 Carolina Beach Rd, Ste 11, Wilmington, NC 28412
+1 910-791-1117
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas...
Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas. Live Lobster Tank. Local fisherman owned. Fresh seafood arriving daily. Daily specials. Homemade Desserts. Casual gourmet. Super friendly waitstaff. Where the locals hang out.
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  • 39
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  • 9
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good fish restaurant - 65/100

The restaurant is quite a way out of Wilmington on the Carolina Beach road. It is in a small strip mall. It is like a cafe with basic furniture. When we ate at lunchtime there were few customers so not nuch atmosphere. I had triggerfish and it was simply delicious. Accompanying vegetables were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Mike L
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Athens, Georgia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Athens, Georgia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is quite a way out of Wilmington on the Carolina Beach road. It is in a small strip mall. It is like a cafe with basic furniture. When we ate at lunchtime there were few customers so not nuch atmosphere. I had triggerfish and it was simply delicious. Accompanying vegetables were great and judged on this dish alone... More 

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Houston, Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

This very good restaurant is in a strip center outside of town. We had lunch, we arrived about 11:30 and the restaurant was full when we left. They have a lot of regulars, the staff seemed to know almost everyone. For our lunch we both had the fish sandwiches (they list the source of all the catch of the day... More 

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Springfield, va
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went there a little later on a Friday night, and waited all of about 10 minutes. A small storefront in a strip mall, this place is nothing short of amazing!!! Started out with a cold beer on tap. The waiter recommended the calm chowder, which was made with fresh shucked clams. It was outstanding, about the best I've ever had!... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our party of four arrived around 8 pm on a Monday. Despite having a cleared, empty table we had to wait 15 minutes. The seating staff seemed to be confused. It was worth the wait. The food is exceptional and perfectly prepared. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. We're never disappointed when we go to Fish Bites.

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Minnetonka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Very poor customer service. Would not know the truth if it hit them in the face. Went to another restaurant (much better) when our call ahead reservation was not honored after an hour and a half.

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paminpoq
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We were staying in Soutport and came to Fish Bites based on the reviews here. We were not disappointed. The food is REALLY good. Everything that we ordered...shrimp, fish oysters, clam chowder were some of the best food we had tasted. The service is just as good as the food. If you visit, you will not be disappointed.

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Sandy, Utah
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Saw the great reviews for this joint and gave it a try. The food was great and the staff was very friendly. It is just a little space in a strip mall and a little out of the way, but very good! There were a lot of locals in there grabbing food and you could tell they come often because... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We decided at the last minute to drive from Chapel Hill to the Ocean for the day and prior to leaving searched Trip Advisor for a good seafood restaurant. After spending a few hours at Carolina Beach we headed to Fish Bites hoping our restaurant selection would not disappoint us. We were promptly seated and engaged by our server, Eric... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Fresh, Fresh, Fresh!!! Some of the freshest and best seafood in the area!!! I had the Lobster Roll and was not disappointed!!! The homemade desserts are wonderful!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had the tuna and flounder... Both were great. Our server, Cameron was super friendly and knowledgeable. Also had the Shrimp bombs as an appetizer which were glad we did.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6132 Carolina Beach Rd, Ste 11, Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-791-1117

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Family Fare, Oyster Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas. Live Lobster Tank. Local fisherman owned. Fresh seafood arriving daily. Daily specials. Homemade Desserts. Casual gourmet. Super friendly waitstaff. Where the locals hang out.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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