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The Bridge Tender Restaurant

1414 Airlie Road, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403
910-256-4519
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this place. It's deceiving exterior made me think it was smaller than it is and the decor is just so-so. We ate outside to capitalize on the view of the river and were so glad we did. Sunset was amazing and the boats coming in and out provided all the people watching you can hope... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My husband and I came here for our anniversary. The restaurant itself looks nice and has a pleasant atmosphere. However the service was terrible and we felt our food was not worth what we paid for it. The server made us feel as though we were a burden to him and he was slow in catering to our needs. We... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I hadn't eaten at the Bridge Tender for quite a while since I moved out of the area several years ago. I had remembered it as having a great atmosphere overlooking the waterway, good service and good food. We were looking for a special place to take our parents for their 59th anniversary. The atmosphere was very nice and the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stopped in for lunch at the Tiki Bar by the water. Beautiful day on the beach. Good menu with lots of fresh items but the blackened grouper caught my eye and i'm glad it did. Big piece of fresh blacken perfectly on a good bun with potato salad and onion rings. Guests had a club sandwich that they couldn't finish... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

We sat outside on a warm but wet evening braving the showers. Enjoyed excellent starters and mains while taking in the views of the intra-coastal waterway. Not an inexpensive restaurant but good for a special occasion.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Great food, service, and ambiance combined for a memorable waterfront meal. Our seafood and steak dinners were prepared perfectly, and the frozen key lime pie was the ideal ending for the meal. This was our second visit to the Bridge Tender and certainly will not be our last.

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Saginaw, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Indoor and outdoor seating. Exceptional food, service, and a locally owned restaurant that has been a staple in Wrightsville for many years!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We decided to stop here based on the excellent Trip Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed! The view of the Inter Coastal Waterway was worth the price of lunch. The menu was innovative and the lunch specials were excellent. One of us enjoyed the crab cake sandwich topped with crab dip and a delicious sauce. The other had the... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went on a holiday weekend without a reservation and were seated inside immediately. The bench seats were comfortable and our waiter was at our table in a few seconds. My husband had two beers at $7.50 each, a bit pricey for a regular brew. I had fish and chips with cole slaw. The portion was large and the slaw... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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319 reviews 319 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We took advantage of the outdoor deck seating on the evening of July 4th, and we ended up having a great view of four or five different organized fireworks displays. What a treat! I have heard people talk about eating at the Bridge Tender for many years, as it has an upscale atmosphere inside and makes not only a nice... More

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Additional Information about The Bridge Tender Restaurant

Address: 1414 Airlie Road, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403
Phone Number: 910-256-4519
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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