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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: Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 29
    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
Just fabulous from coctails all the way to dessert

You should definitely start with a coctail at the bar where the bar tender creates miracles. It would neither be a bad idea to stay at the bar to enjoy Manna's great bar menu consisting of a variety of small fabulous dishes. Their wine cellar fulfills even the wishes of the most demanding. And you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Glodstaf
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Stockholm, Sweden
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Stockholm, Sweden
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

You should definitely start with a coctail at the bar where the bar tender creates miracles. It would neither be a bad idea to stay at the bar to enjoy Manna's great bar menu consisting of a variety of small fabulous dishes. Their wine cellar fulfills even the wishes of the most demanding. And you should absolutely top it with... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

What I got was "good", not great. I made reservations and due to a large party and was given a high top table in the bar area. That was fine. The bartender is a likable guy who is a devotee of infused one of a kind cocktails. A true libation chemist with panache. We had to wait since the restaurant... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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135 reviews 135 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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281 reviews 281 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?