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Fat Tony's Italian Pub

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Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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131 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
343-8881
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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  • 129
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

I found this place on TripAdvisor while I was visiting downtown Wilmington. The restaurant was very nice. They have outdoor seating too. The wait staff were very friendly and the food was great. They have half price appetizers every afternoon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
chilly53d
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Westlake, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Recommend this place for great pizza and ambiance. They also have a great patio out back! Good beer selection, nice casual atmosphere too.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

When we walked in, we were blown away by the cool interior with high ceilings, woodwork and big bar. We sat at the bar and made a meal out of half price appetizers (half price daily, 3:00 to 6:00 pm). Some unique choices: Peppadew Poppers, Meatball stuffed Mushrooms, and Porchetta Dolce (Italian sausage wrapped in dough with marinara sauce), to... More 

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Morgantown, WV
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place has excellent pizza (had both meat lover and chicken/bruchetta/cheese)! I highly recommend the food. The salad was great. The meatball sundae appetizer was delicious! The pizza twists were yummy. Be prepared to be there a little while, but it's worth the wait. The waitress was not so great, and she was not busy. I had to go up... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We had fairly slow service and the salads we ordered did not have fresh ingredients. The lettuce was brown and tasted like it had been sitting for a while. They do have a great outdoor seating area in the back which we enjoyed and the prices were reasonable.

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Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Prior to traveling from Minnesota over Spring Break, I had emailed the restaurant to see if they were knowledgable/comfortable dealing with a peanut and tree nut allergy for my son. Manager, Erin, couldn't have been sweeter in her responses. She double checked on the oil they use in their fryers, and made some suggestions. She seemed to genuinely want us... More 

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Kinston, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Stopped at this favorite restaurant of ours on the way back from Myrtle Beach since kids wanted pizza. Doesn't get any better!

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I found this place on TripAdvisor while I was visiting downtown Wilmington. The restaurant was very nice. They have outdoor seating too. The wait staff were very friendly and the food was great. They have half price appetizers every afternoon.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have eaten there a few times and Fat Tony's is always good. The best quick lunch is a slice and a beer on the patio outback is the way to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We go to Fat Tony's alot and love the food there. We have had excellent service , especially from Jaime ... she is wonderful. Worth the experience

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Durham, North Carolina
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366 reviews 366 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We sat outside in the sun, great spot. We ordered the mozzarella sticks and I had a pizza hawaii (grilled) without bacon and ham. They serve some vegetarian option, but you can make your own things as well. It was good, it had some nice BBQ sauce. My husband had the calzone which was almost only mozzarella and a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 343-8881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?