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Platypus and Gnome

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9 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4438
+1 910-769-9300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
“elk burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4438
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried hard to eat here, so my review is based upon my experience with the staff, not the actual food. We called up and asked for a reservation since that seemed to be the consensus here. We were told no reservations which seemed odd. We...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I usually eat here on Saturday afternoons as a solo diner to take advantage of the Sangria special.. It goes great with the Elk Burger. Service is usually fantastic on Saturdays, but this weekend I came in for an elk burger on Labor Day Holiday...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had never tried the restaurant and thought we would give it a try. When we came in, the female bartender asked if we had a reservation and when I said no, she said it would be 7:45. We asked how she would contact us...More

1  Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I made reservations for the Sunday before Labor Day. We waited excessively long to be greeted by our waitress. But she was nice. She said she would give us a few mins to look over the menu. She came back a few...More

Thank Shana W
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Happy and light lunch crowd with families and couples and singles... Wife had salmon burger and I had steak panini... Unusual in a way (try the elk burger) but very tasty! We will return...

Thank Robert M
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

There were 7 of us and we all had something different, even a vegetarian dish. It was all delicious, well prepared and nice portions. They had French press coffee, as well. The service was good and they took reservations where others would not. It was...More

Thank KathyHamrick
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Had one of the best burgers ever! Thank you Danni for one of the most delicious Gin Crafted Cocktails I have had in a long time. Cannot wait for my next visit.

Thank MelissaInsures
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I took My Wife & Family here for her Birthday. When we walked in the Hostess told us that did not see our reservation on her board. I told her that we had made it one week prior. She then looked in in her book...More

Thank ltj117
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Food is consistently good. Hopefully they are still serving the root vegetable chips (yum!). Love the live music and unique cocktails.

Thank CarolinaCarla
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Went on half off burger Sunday and my burger was not seasoned well and tasted bland, my wife had the steak and it was ok. Not impressed.

Thank Sodawkins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4438
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-769-9300
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