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The Riverboat Landing

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2 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 (Water)
910.763.7227
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11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 105
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect Lunch Date

Had a lovely lunch with a friend - we were sat on the outdoor balcony overlooking the River walk. Our server was nice and friendly, our food was delicious, and it was the perfect atmosphere for a girls day. We really enjoyed our experience here and are looking forward to returning!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
xglamourkillsx
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NY
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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213 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
NY
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely lunch with a friend - we were sat on the outdoor balcony overlooking the River walk. Our server was nice and friendly, our food was delicious, and it was the perfect atmosphere for a girls day. We really enjoyed our experience here and are looking forward to returning!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

As a couple, we just had a fabulous Valentine's Day dinner. We booked the table on www.opentable.com and were taken to a table for four in the upstairs room. It was perfect, and we were thankful we didn't get seated at the nearby two-tops which were very small. The waiter, Tyler did a terrific job. We had craft beers, shared... More 

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Leland, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had our after wedding celebration at Riverboat Landing on Jan 30, 2015. They were extremely accommodating for our party of 50 friends and family. The Chef worked up a menu specifically for our Mardi Gras themed event with food items inspired by New Orleans (Shrimp, Gumbo, Muffalatta's , even alligator). I could not have been more pleased. Shannon, the... More 

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Holden Beach, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had eaten here several years ago and decided to try it again since it was close to our ultimate destination for the evening. We can't attest to the food since we sat at a table for over 30 minutes without even a glance from a server. No water, no menu, no anything. As we were leaving, we were finally... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The location is definitely the attraction of this place. It's right on the riverfront in the heart of downtown Wilmington. On the second floor, you have the option to sit on the balcony overlooking the river of the adjacent street. It's the perfect place for a date! The food really depends on how refined your palette is but it's still... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Relaxed lunch on a Saturday! Laura gave great service, very attentive. Great appetizers and salad. The lava cake was sublime withe the house made whip cream. Not sure how they do it but have never had whipped cream that was sooooo good.

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I've been to the Riverboat Landing several times. For a fun lunch, a wedding reception and a business dinner. I was greeted with friendly staff and good food each time. Clean bathrooms. I love the balcony outdoor dinning that provides a grand view to the Cape Fear River, the North Carolina Battleship and the most beautiful sunsets Wilmington, NC offers.... More 

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Albany, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

While visiting a nearby town, it was recommended to me, by fmily, that I give this restaurant a try. The restaurant offers private seating on your own 2nd floor terrace overlooking the tidal river. I am sure this would have been awesome, but it was to chilly for us to enjoy such. We were greeted and seated immediately by a... More 

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Miami Springs, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were fooled by the Trip Adviser ranking on the door. The service was satisfactory and even the appetizers were okay but the main dishes were lousy, just barely edible. Even the clam chowder, which had some nice seafood in it, was ruined by a gluey base. Seriously I've had stuff from a can that was better. There must be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My boyfriend and I wanted to go on a nice date and thought that The Riverboat Landing would be a nice place to go. Unfortunately we were not treated as respectable customers, maybe because of our age and lack of alcoholic drinks, regardless, we will not be returning. Tyler our waiter seemed nice, but our drinks stayed half full, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
    (Water)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910.763.7227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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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?