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“Awesome!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dockside Restaurant

Dockside Restaurant
1308 Airlie Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
910-256-2752
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Ranked #176 of 514 Restaurants in Wilmington
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Sandwiches
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My dad and I decided to have lunch here today. Our server, Jessica, was friendly, fast and never let the bottom of the drinks get dry. I had blackened shrimp tacos...OMG good! My dad got shrimp basket was it was delicious. The day was perfect for outside waterfront dining. Relaxing on intercoastal.... with my dad.... wonderful food...great service....I am blessed!

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Great seafood!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We are there this past weekend and we could not have been happier. I had the Red Drum and my wife had the scallops and both were amazing. The portions were a good size for the price. We will certainly be back the next time we are in Wilmington.

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Unfortunate.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband and I went here for dinner Saturday night, I called ahead to see if I needed a reservation for two and the lady said it was not necessary. When we arrived we had to wait twenty five minutes for a table at the packed bar. Once seated we quickly ordered and got our calamari app within ten minutes. Then we waited forty for our meal, after the waiter informed us the kitchen had over cooked it one before. I sent it back to get the sweet potato fries I had ordered. My low country sandwich was served on white bread rather than the Texas toast it wad supposed to be on. It was tasty enough, but not worth the price or wait. Unfortunately we won't be returning.

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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Awful food and service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I usually go there just to enjoy the waterview, and the company of my friends sometimes afterwork. Been there several times, so my review is not based upon just one visit. I mean the service is terrible, hours of wait for one drink that I had to send back twice, awful mixed drinks, awful food, rushly and poorly prepared. Waiter didn't even apologize for the long wait or dissatisfaction of food and drinks. I only go there to enjoy the breeze, the great water-view atmosphere and some of my friends!!!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Akron, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Parking hectic but great food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have no idea why this place was so packed on a weeknight but the parking could use some expanding. Other than that the food was spectacular and the service was fine considering each waitress had a whole slew of large tables to juggle. Still prompt and attentive.

If you like sweet potato fries you HAVE to try theirs! The best I've ever had!

The view is also a huge pull!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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