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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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Visitor rating
  • 121
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 18
    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
Most recent review
Outstanding choice for Italian food.

Found this great place by accident and was really surprised at the decorum, customer service, food quality & cost. I recommend you give this awesome place a try and judge for yourself.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
David P
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Jacksonville, NC, United States
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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212 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Jacksonville, NC, United States
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Found this great place by accident and was really surprised at the decorum, customer service, food quality & cost. I recommend you give this awesome place a try and judge for yourself.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Fat Tonys offers comfortable seating when with a large group. Which is frankly hard to find along Front Street where many of the establishments are smaller in size. All the appetizers we ordered where amazing: the calamari, mozzarella sticks, stuffed peppers and bruschetta. My entree was not as good. I ordered the veal Marsala which seamed to be a bit... More 

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Cary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My boyfriend & I love making a special trip to Fat Tony's whenever we're visiting Wilmington. We have tried several appetizers, pastas, pizza & cannoli ....nothing could taste better! Super satisfied with the food, service and their willingness to accept a dinner reservation on Valentine's Evening :) This is our all time favorite place to eat in NC!!!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Love the atmosphere and the menu!! We had spaghetti with meatballs, sausage and mushrooms - so good! Waitress was kind of out there but not a problem.

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150 reviews 150 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We recently went to a show at the Thallian Hall theater and chose this brew pub style place for our before performance meal. Good bar selections and friendly staff. The food was surprisingly good but not award-winning. And the "Italian" selections represent a minority of the menu. There are salads, meat dishes, sandwiches, and burgers. Most patrons will probably be... More 

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Bethel, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My wife and I had a late evening pizza here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Good service and good beer selection too. I can't speak for the rest of their menu but would certainly recommend Tony's for pizza, beer and a good pub vibe.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good food esp the lasagna. Service is poor. Great location for walkers. Hard to find parking. Back Patio dining is great in warm weather

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited on a Sunday . There were only a handful of people there that were at the bar . We choose to eat on the back deck. It was a great view of the Cape Fear River . The waitress was friendly . We ordered the calamari for an appetizer, it was "ok" . We also ordered the fig... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly service and plenty of great Italian food! Worth the visit and money well spent! Nice town to visit and take in a lot of history also!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Want good service and good food then go to this good place. Great atmosphere, fair prices/good value for your money, lots of choices, good quantity of food and great food. Pizza is very very good. Atmosphere is homey, rustic, comfortable. Shelby was our server and she was attentive as could be. This is definitely a place I will visit again,... 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?