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Pilot House

2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4471
910-343-0200
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Ranked #112 of 540 restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Loved grabbing lunch here. Great food and excellent service. We were able to take a walk down the boardwalk afterward. Delightful afternoon.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

No doubt, if you read any of my reviews, you'll quickly notice that I'm a foodie... I love food. Period. The Pilot House is rustic on the inside and weathered on the outside and nestled at the far end of the city's beautiful historic Riverfront overlooking the Cape Fear River. It's simply breathtaking. Any and everything on the menu is... More

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Carolina Beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Food is great experience was great service was great. Worth the visit. stop here every chance we can when we get to Wilmington.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of those restaurants that will survive just by the location. Because that is all this place has going for it. We went here 7/11/14 around 6:00. The only plus was the view from the table on the outdoor deck. The check said our server name was Christopher. A balding, grey haired guy. He tosses the drink coasters... More

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Sanford, North Carolina
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Incredibly delicious steamed clams with garlic, tomato, white wine and butter plus steamed and shucked oysters. Fabulous acoustic band.

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Lemon Springs, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Delicious food - attentive staff - wonderful views! Very nice outdoor eating area too! The also offer a nice wine selection and a full bar!

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Apex
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Ate dinner inside at window table because of 90's outside. Had the seafood mix and filet - both very good and no complaints about price for a nice location. Would return.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

For food critics that love to find a place where they can use such words as disappointing and unfortunate this is the place to go! The crab patty sandwich was made from grocery store artificial crab meat mixed with way too many spices including a ton of Kayan pepper! The chicken on the Caesar salad was cut by an amateur... More

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Snow Hill, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We sat outside on the river front. For starters the view was amazing! We had shrimp & grits , charbroiled oysters, and collards & country ham soup. Everything and I mean everything was on point! Price was great, our waiter Andy was very helpful and nice, and food was brought out quickly. If you'd like to experience the the true... More

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Sterling, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The location and view are great. Nice outdoor patio if it's not too hot. When we went for lunch it was pretty warm but we toughed it out and sat outside anyway. the indoor area was nice and cool so if you are not one for the heat there are options. I had the shrimp and lobster pasta which was... More

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