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5564 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412
910.452.1212
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
GREAT QUALITY FOOD --- REASONABLE PRICING

Variety of choices. We had the steak which was excellent, one had a salad and the other one of their large burgers. All good choices. Servers were very attentive and were prompt with refills.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
married96
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Fernandina Beach, FL
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fernandina Beach, FL
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Variety of choices. We had the steak which was excellent, one had a salad and the other one of their large burgers. All good choices. Servers were very attentive and were prompt with refills.

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Lowell, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

service was good, food was good, their croissants are to die for, order an extra basket. Had prime rib that was a large piece of meat and prepared exactly as I asked. Skip dessert, not worth the price.

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Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Delicious croissants! Excellent salads and delicious dressings. Shrimp and grits is my husband's favorite. The service has been incredible all four times we have been to this location. It is our favorite restaurant in the area so far. The only improvement would be more vegetarian options. Not all vegetarians want to eat salads for every meal. Not all of us... More 

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Wilmington, NC USA
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113 reviews 113 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This restaurant is located on the other side of town from us so we hadn't visited in awhile , we must frequent more often. I had the rib eye sandwich with cooked apples, both were scrumptious. We will be back.

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Wilmington, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Food is good; service is prompt; price reasonable. Better than a chain like Fridays or Applebees but not a "special" or remarkable place. Croissants are great

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Having seen the good reviews on here we decided on a visit as we were staying over the road. Firstly $1.50 for a pint is superb and wasn't a bad pint either, unfortunately everything else was quite overpriced. I ordered a burger and my partner ordered the rib-eye steak. The food itself was actually quite nice but is standard fare... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Consistently great food! I've only ever one not so hot experience with service and that was when we sat at the bar, and there was no bartender to be seen for a good 15 minutes. (I don't like to over exaggerate, so I literally checked my watch to make sure I wasn't being unrealistic) when she finally did show up,... More 

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Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I walked to this from Best Western and I would do it again on my next visit. Everybody there seemed to really care and, for the respectable prices, they put together a great menu and product/service. Not every restaurant can or should be "World-class Five Stars," and this place is an outstanding place without the enormous bill. Next time I'll... More 

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Benson, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Clean restaurant, the food and service were awesome. The crab dip appetizer I would highly recommend. Nice meal with a business associate. I will definitely go back when in Wilmington.

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Perth, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We were here for a rehearsal dinner and were able to order what we wanted on the menu. The children enjoyed their foods and our steaks were cooked to our liking. Service was good and staff very pleasant. The locals say to try the fries and the chicken tenders and our children loved them. We enjoyed some nice glasses of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5564 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910.452.1212

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?