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Dockside Restaurant

1308 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
910-256-2752
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Ranked #166 of 554 Restaurants in Wilmington
Price range: $7 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 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
Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW 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
47 helpful votes 47 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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Cary, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you read my reviews often, this will not surprise you...out of town once again for the weekend for a gymnastics meet outside Wilmington, NC. Chose Dockside for dinner as it was close to our hotel and trying to stay away from the downtown Wilmington festival that weekend. Also, I was in charge of finding a place for the team... More

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MD
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The food is hit or miss here but the setting is one of the best in Wrightsville. The favorites out of 6 of us were the shrimp and grits and the tuna. Expect a wait if the weather is nice and beware of the tight parking lot.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Location is nice along the intercoastal waterway, hence the name Dockside. Lots of outdoor seating for food and separate outdoor drink areas. Two story deck for drinkers with outdoor bar. Views are fantastic, especially when the sun is setting. It's a tourist trap though with subpar service, okay food, plastic tables/chairs, and long waits. In my opinion, you are only... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The food is mediocre and service is very slow. Come for the view and sit outside on the upper deck for a nice evening.

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews 93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Cruising around the intercoastal, we stopped at the Dockside for dinner. It is pretty convenient to dock the boat and have a bite to eat. There are not a lot of berths but we were lucky to find one. The food and service are the downfall however. It isn't terrible but there wasn't much good that one could say about... More

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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 - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Bar, Sandwiches

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