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123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-763-5252
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service!

I loved the food and the service. The food was very original and delicious. The service was beyond efficient and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Maria S
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I loved the food and the service. The food was very original and delicious. The service was beyond efficient and friendly.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Restaurant seemed to be dark and the wait staff was very busy and not quite attentive enough. The menu seemed to be limited, i.e., not a lot of selections.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Heard Manna in downtown Wilmington was one of the best so I had high expectations. It was a total let down. It was way to packed for such a small place that I felt like I was at a club around the bar area. They charged $11-12 for a small drink which gave only three sips b/c it was all... More 

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WDC
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127 reviews 127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The food, drinks, ambience, and service at Manna are top notch. From the initial greeting to the farm fresh food, the whole experience was topped off by the delightful Robin who served up sumptuous meals of succulent scallops and hefty lobster risotto. Granted, we visited on a not-very-busy Tuesday night, but we look forward to returning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We called about an hour in advance to book a table and we're asked to come at 8pm instead of 7pm as we hoped - but the restaurant was not full at all when we got there. Very kind and efficient welcome. The bar are is stylish - you cross it to go to the restaurant on the other side.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Went out with a friend for dinner. We did make reservations and I would recommend them especially on the weekend. Our waitress Katie was attentive and helpful, friendly. The service from the moment we entered was top notch. Food delicious. We both had the scallops as our entree. It was heaven each and every bite. I am not sure who... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Went to Manna with mixed emotions. Reviews very mixed and most reviews in town are way exagerated by people that have probably never visited a good restaurant. Food was quite nice. Well prepared and decorated plate. The plate should have been pre-warmed but was not so food came already bit cold and quickly turned worse. Other dishes looked appealing as... More 

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Old Saybrook, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by shortly after they'd opened on a Friday night. Though they were completely reserved until 9:00 pm, they squeezed us in. The entire staff was wonderful. Though the bread and butter was a small charge, it came with a jam (changes frequently) that was incredible. Tonight it was an apple butter grapefruit mixture. The tart of the grapefruit... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food here is truly remarkable, with subtle touches by a chef who is clearly aware of the finer aspects of fine dining. I had the sea scallops and they were large, tender and impeccably prepared. Served on a bed of root vegetables, also tender and extremely flavorful, seasoned broadly with a warmth of heat. There are several specials of... More 

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Morganton, North Carolina
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had dinner in Wilmington with some friends. We chose Manna. We contacted the restaurant 3 days in advance for a reservation. The man taking the reservation was sufficiently snooty for a restaurant of this caliber, but he did make it sound like we were getting the last possible table for our group of 5 and that we would HAVE... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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