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Bluewater, An American Grill

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4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
910-256-8500
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
On the Waterway

Lots of outdoor seating at this great restaurant. Nice menu with lots of choices and fresh fish. Hot Crab dip appetizer is exceptional as is the coconut shrimp.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Greenville, North Carolina
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Have visited several times and the food and service is always good. Had the filed with bacon wrapped shrimp which was excellent. Scallops were cooked correctly and the service was good not overwhelming. If weather permitting sit outside with nice views of the marina .

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of outdoor seating at this great restaurant. Nice menu with lots of choices and fresh fish. Hot Crab dip appetizer is exceptional as is the coconut shrimp.

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Lynbrook, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite restaurants in Greater Wilmington area, love sitting on the deck for a lunch or dinner. Sunday's I grab a drink at the bar listening to the live music. Maybe catching a glimpse of a bride/wedding and just day dreaming about the boats in the marina.

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Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant doesn't take reservations so we went hoping to get a table as this place was recommended to us. There was a wait for a table so we luckily got two seats at the bar. The bartender that ended up waiting on us acted like we were ruining his day by ordering our food. He didn't offer us any... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Our favorite restaurant in WB. Been coming for years. Had the fresh corvina blackened, melted in mouth. Sides of asparagus and green beans fresh and delicious. Could tell even the house salad was fresh, carrots tasty. Our son had the crab cakes and loved them. My husband had the fried oysters and flounder and they were delicious, much better than... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Pros: Convenient when heading out of town at the end of a day-trip to the beach. We were seated quickly at dinnertime on a weekday during the season. Staff was friendly and accommodating. View of the boats and water were fun. Cons: Once ordered, food took a long time to arrive. One dish was wrong - another long wait to... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Hard to rate this restaurant as a whole: location: 5 stars - right on the water, fun to watch the boats go by, close to beach service: 4 stars - friendly, accommodating food: 3 stars - had seared tuna salad. Poor quality tuna, seared nicely, baby lettuce leaves covering a base of iceburg lettuce; calamari was ok w basic marinara... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I visit Bluewater every time I visit the area. I love sitting in the deck by the water way. The crab dip is awesome and the coconut shrimp are good.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I went to Bluewater on recommendation of a friend. Arrived early(5:45) to avoid waiting for table since non-reservation for party of 2. Chose to sit outside by the causeway. Amazing view and sea breeze kept temperature pleasant. Between appetizer of seared tuna (delish!) and entrees, major thunderstorm rolled in. We thought we would wait it out, until... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We ate here twice, and the food was above average, not great, but the location is excellent, and is perfect for watching boats and having a few drinks with friends.

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Additional Information about Bluewater, An American Grill

Address: 4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
Phone Number: 910-256-8500
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: 910-256-8500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?