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22 North Restaurant

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22 North Restaurant
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22 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
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22 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803 (Birmingham)
+1 910-509-0177
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located on historic Wrightsville Beach, 22 North has earned a reputation...
Located on historic Wrightsville Beach, 22 North has earned a reputation by visitors and locals alike as "the best kept secret on the beach." Embodying the best of traditional Lower Cape Fear cuisine with classic French and rustic Creole fare, we take pride in providing our guests with the most unique and eclectic Southern comfort food in the Wilmington area. Taking full advantage of the naturally abundant resources Cape Fear is blessed with, our menu changes virtually every day. You're sure to find local favorites along with bold, exciting, and fresh new creations! House specialties like our award-winning silky She-Crab soup, grilled Skirt Steak or our famous Shrimp n'Grits are featured along with more innovative fare such as Sweet Potato Crusted Grouper, Buttermilk fried Alligator and country ham Blue Crab Cakes. And of course our wonderful homemade desserts such as Key Lime Pie and Caramel Bread Pudding are pure delight. We invite you to come on in and make yourself at home!
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3 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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District of Columbia

Average food. The sides were better than main dishes. Soup was ok. Nothing great but if you are hungry it works

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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District of Columbia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Average food. The sides were better than main dishes. Soup was ok. Nothing great but if you are hungry it works

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Collinsville, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We have been here before and had good meals but this visit was very disappointing. I had crab cakes with very little crab and my husband had over blackened fish. The service and the bread were good, however.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

At a colleague's suggestion, we decided to give 22 North a try. Step inside for a delightful experience! The menu changes daily and is presented on a chalkboard. The fresh breads, gator bites, and bronzed scallops were delicious. But these did not top the coconut lemon chess pie or the peanut butter pie! Both were dreamy and perfect for sharing!... More

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Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I have celebrated our anniversary here for the last three years. While the menu is not very extensive, the seafood is fresh and no detail is neglected. The day's menu is written on a chalkboard, and the wait staff seemed knowledgeable in explaining the contents and preparation methods of the different dishes.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a great night out! Love this restaurant! The waitress was prompt and on the ball. My duck and shrimp appetizer was really good! My wife's crab cakes were great. She had shrimp and grits for dinner, they were spicy yet good! Needed to be hotter. I had the pork chop of course. Awesome! Cooked perfect. The mixed vegetables were... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants at the beach. The menu changes and the wait staff is always friendly. Tonight as an appetizer I had crab cakes with jasmine rice and they were the best crab cakes I have had. If you are at Wrightsville Beach be sure and do dinner here and be sure to try their beachcomber... More

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Greenville, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visit Wilmington frequently so after trying the other restaurants on the beach, we wandered over to 22 North. There were wonderful things & not so wonderful things. Bad news is that gross carpet. It is plain awful. The back of the restaurant has this cool, weathered concrete floor for their bar but their upscale pricey menu is eaten on... More

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NORTH CAROLINA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Good food never the same menu. Casual inside atmosphere so so but worth the trip. Chief won several awards Lincolly

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Stokesdale, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Walked in and stood there for a good 5 minutes. Nobody acknowledged our arrival. Checked the door to make sure they were open, yep. It smelled funky, in a bad way. Uninviting.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Located right downtown...parking can be a challenge. The service was not great...slow and the waiter pompus and was massively distracted by his drunk friends eating at the next table. The food when we finally got it was excellent...really good food made to order. After dinner the place turns into a nightclub...so if you want to avoid that eat earlier. Again,... More

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Additional Information about 22 North Restaurant

Address: 22 N Lumina Ave, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
Phone Number: +1 910-509-0177
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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