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Dockside Restaurant

1308 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
910-256-2752
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Ranked #174 of 560 Restaurants in Wilmington
Price range: $7 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Visited Dockside for lunch 1/25/2015. My daughter ordered the shrimp po'boy. The shrimp had some shell still on, it smelled extremely "fishy" and she took one bite and could not eat anymore. We sat outdoors and perhaps the moisture on the table caused it to drip from under the table all over my pants. The waitress offered me a napkin...LOL... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to go to grab a drink and relax and has a beautiful view of the marina. The staff is nice and very well kept. I am never disappointed when I come to Dockside!

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Poughkeepsie, NY
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

To me, the Dockside, Fish House Grill, and Bluewater, all near each other on the ICW, have food that is OK but not very interesting (although each has its own quality, and each restaurant has a different feel). But in season (think months with an 'r' in their name) the Dockside has buckets of steamed oysters. And, from many tables,... More 

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Thomasville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A local staple x years. New owners and menu. Too pricey and no better food. If anything worse food. Good service and great location!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

After an brisk walk on Wrightsville Beach on a bright sunny day in December - we planned to grab an early hamburger dinner at PT's ... but I had another idea. As the weather was good, let's try eating outside at Dockside. It had been on our 'no go list' for eating for at least a couple of years and... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Decided to try Dockside for lunch! What a great decision! I had the pulled pork spring rolls for an appetizer. They were crispy and not to spicy! My wife had the blue crab and corn chowder, it was one of the best we've had! For the entree I had the Cactus Jack burger, pimiento cheese, fried tobacco onions, bacon, farm... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight and whilst the food was OK , not sure why it's so popular, the place was filthy, upstairs has a fabulous view of the water and the boats, but the glass was so dirty you could barely see out !! Finger smudges galore, and the young girl waiting on couldn't wait to get rid of us... More 

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Gloucester, VA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A group of four of stopped here for lunch on the way to Myrtle Beach. it's not a fancy place, just a rustic little restaurant on the river, which is what we like. I'll have to agree with other reviewers that the scallops need a lot of work, however the fried shrimp, while on the small side, are very tasty.... More 

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Lugoff, South Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I had the broiled scallops. I’d cheffed professionally in NY, and I have to say that the scallops were excruciatingly bland. They were neither cooked nor prepared properly. There was not a hint of oil, butter or any type of seasoning; not even salt and pepper. There was no crust, no searing, no nothing. It was almost as if they’d... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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129 reviews 129 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

the food was good and the service was super fast. Looking at all the boats was a nice treat. We ordered seafood and enjoyed both dishes. Would come back

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Additional Information about Dockside Restaurant

Address: 1308 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
Phone Number: 910-256-2752
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Bar, Sandwiches

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