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The George on the Riverwalk

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American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Sandwiches
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128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-763-2052
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 103
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not a fan

We stopped in for dinner. The view was pretty. The dinner rolls were very good. Our pasta was extremely undercooked. Our food was remade but honestly was not good. They did take $3.00 off of our bill.Our waitress was wonderful however. Very friendly young lady and very apologetic.

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
LorraineCasto
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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291 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for dinner. The view was pretty. The dinner rolls were very good. Our pasta was extremely undercooked. Our food was remade but honestly was not good. They did take $3.00 off of our bill.Our waitress was wonderful however. Very friendly young lady and very apologetic.

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Wilmington, NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've enjoyed George's Brunch on several occasions. They offer a variety delicious meals to satisfy any palate. The service is excellent and the wait staff is very friendly. Although we haven't been there for dinner yet, the menu is very inviting and I am sure the food and service wiould exceptional. In addition to the the wonderful food and service,... More 

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Mount Ulla, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped in for lunch after a trolley tour. Shrimp and grits were very good. Plenty of seating inside and outside. Nice to eat and watch the river.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stopped at George for brunch on Sunday, February the 10th. It was around 2:00PM. When we checked in and asked if they could accommodate us, the young hostess rolled her eyes at my husband—like if we were a big inconvenience. Despite the rude "welcoming" we decided to stay (we had hungry children with us). Unfortunately we could not sit... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This restaurant has it all...excellent service, excellent food, excellent location and just down right FUN! It makes me want to go back right now just writing about it. There is inside and outside dining overlooking the Cape Fear River and a neat bar. One can taxi up to it in your boat, enter from the Riverwalk or enter from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My husband and I went to George's for his birthday dinner. We had a great time! I had the sea bass which was delicious!! My husband got a mixed sea food plate, and enjoyed it as well. Everyone was polite and helpful. I didn't catch our waiters name but he did a great job! Thank you! We will be back,... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We had just arrived to Wilmington, flying in from a typical Chicago ice/sleet storm. We were delighted to be able to sit in the sun on their patio, overlooking the river. We started with the crab dip, which I hear is a local favorite. Theirs was the best we had while here! I also had the Claim Corn Chowder soup,... More 

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USA
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

On a recent trip to Myrtle Beach, we took a day trip to Wilmington. We asked a few locals for lunch suggestions and The George was recommended by several people. Based on the fabulous praise the restaurant was given, I had very high expectations. It is situated on boardwalk and has a pretty, outdoor, covered patio that I imagine is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We stopped in here for lunch and got a table outside with a nice view. Our waitress was very helpful and the food was amazing. I highly recommend the crab dip (which is the best i have ever had) and the shrimp, bacon & grits.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Came here with my boyfriend to celebrate an anniversary. We ordered the spinach and artichoke dip which had freshly grated cheese on top and pita points. He got the shrimp and grits. I highly recommend it. It was unbelievable. I got the filet mignon and a lump crab cake. They were great as well. For dessert we ordered the pumpkin... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-2052

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 36
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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