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100 South Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
+1 910-256-4646
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on...
We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on beautiful Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Our restaurant has been the Local's favorite since 1997. We welcome our guests with consistent, creative cuisine served in a friendly, casual atmosphere. You can enjoy a great burger sitting outside on our patio for lunch or experience the unique, eclectic, regional cuisine at dinner of our Chef James Rivenbark. His menu highlights the bounty of fresh Carolina coastal seafood at our front door. We also have Gluten Free items.
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 134
    Excellent
  • 81
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service - Reasonable Prices - Very Good Food - Wrightsville Beach

We had lunch at South Beach Grille and were very pleased with the service and the food. The serving size was a little small but everything tasted great and the wait staff were very friendly and the manager even gave me the recipe for their tartar sauce (which was fantastic). Definitely worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Daniel A
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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264 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had lunch at South Beach Grille and were very pleased with the service and the food. The serving size was a little small but everything tasted great and the wait staff were very friendly and the manager even gave me the recipe for their tartar sauce (which was fantastic). Definitely worth trying if you are in Wrightsville.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We liked their food (I liked my fish a chips a lot). Food was fresh, the service friendly. We had lunch there and the prices were very reasonable as well. I will go back on our next visit. Specially that they also have a very nice frozen custard place just next door:)

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dayton
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81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Very quaint, cute little diner type restaurant. SIT OUTSIDE, you won't be disappointed. Clam Chowder was chunky and filling, seasoned well. Homemade Nachos Supreme with seafood infused in the toppings.....to die for!!!! Fish Tacos and fries, chips perfectly cooked. Gentleman Jack spinach salad, apples, candied walnuts, awesome speciality cheese and homemade dressing...add some grilled shrimp and u will be in... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great little restaurant with beach flair.The bartender has a heavy hand and makes a strong drink, but most people were drinking wine (special that evening) Had the Crab Nachos and the Sweet Potato crusted Flounder. Both were outstanding! Parking is really tight, but if you head out after 6pm, you don't have to pay for street parking.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We are staying down the road and decided to try South Beach Grille for dinner, walked down here. Jordan was our server and seemed to know the menu and drink choices very well. Wife had mac and cheese shrimp and crab. I opted for the uptown meatloaf with cheese and bacon inside. my wife said she might ask for this... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The crab nachos are amazing! I also recommend the Grouper Linda. This is a great spot if you can get a seat outdoors on summer nights

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Florence, South Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I had the Primavera flatbread which was obviously fresh with just the right amount of balsamic drizzle. I highly recommend it.

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Southern US
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I decided to go here spur of the moment during the off season and it was not crowded, just some locals. There were many great special options but I ordered the sweet potato encrusted grouper and was not disappointed. The sides were excellent as well, and it was a generous portion, I couldn't quite finish. The service staff was polite... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The ambiance of this place might suggest that you lower your expectations, but the food was great! It is a small, low-key restaurant on the inter-coastal. Friendly staff, good service, delivering a good value. Definitely recommended!

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Leland, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were looking for a nice restaurant to have dinner. As we strolled through the parking lot I thought, oh this looks like a little diner. I love diner food but I wanted a nice dinner. The place is very cute on the inside, very small, only 14 tables and four seatsat the bar, however there is outdoor seating also.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 South Lumina Avenue, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-4646

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on beautiful Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Our restaurant has been the Local's favorite since 1997. We welcome our guests with consistent, creative cuisine served in a friendly, casual atmosphere. You can enjoy a great burger sitting outside on our patio for lunch or experience the unique, eclectic, regional cuisine at dinner of our Chef James Rivenbark. His menu highlights the bounty of fresh Carolina coastal seafood at our front door. We also have Gluten Free items.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?