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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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American, Bar, Pub
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Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews wings burger fried pickles taco salad bar type atmosphere average bar food arrived vegan options beer selection ordered the chicken beers on tap full bar historic district an appetizer downtown booth
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Reviewed December 30, 2020

They seem to lack the waitstaff/servers needed when we went. Our server was super awesome but so stressed. You can tell the kitchen was not producing good stuff as we had to send it back and they made the wrong items. Cannot serve chicken wings...to a vegetarian..... She took all the steps to ensure we had a great experience. Was surprised the manager did not come over to talk with our table. Felt safe from a social distance view point as the tables were not close by and the employees wore masks.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

I wanted to love it with a name like Hell’s Kitchen, but it missed the mark in a number of ways. Got a table immediately, good thing. Ordered a Pinot Noir and told they only had Cabernet available in red. The fried mushrooms were really...good, the rest of the food was just average.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 25, 2020

The highlight of this visit was Kailey who was very pleasant and provided excellent service. The praise ends there. We had appetizers of Mac 'n Cheese (ok) and the fried pickles which were overly salty. Two of us had fish and chips...the fish was grouper...so heavily coated in batter (supposed to have been Panko crumbs) you could hardly find the fish. All was served over greasy fries. The fish tacos were served with the same fried fish...again. not good. Atmosphere was none...we had dripping water from the air ducts above our table. Guess all this is why they call it hells kitchen. A good candidate for Bar Rescue. Won't be back.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 13, 2020 via mobile

Was recently taking a stroll down memory lane in Wilmington and stumbled across this place. I looked it up and saw that it had good reviews, so we decided to stop in and give it a shot. We arrived at 11:15 and were greeted upon...entering. We ordered drinks, apps, and entrees. During our visit we had a couple problems with the food that we ordered. After telling the waitress of the problems, their General Manager Drew came by the table to speak with us regarding the problems. Drew not only fixed the problems , but he was extremely sincere with the whole situation.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 10, 2020 via mobile

I went on a Thursday, just before noon. I ordered 6 wings for lunch, couldn't finish the last one. Wings are of good size, on the large end. I ordered mild buffalo and it was still kind of hot, but a sweet hot. They came...in a paper lined basket with blue cheese and celery and plenty of napkins. Service was good, Krystal was my server. She was very pleasant (and cute too!) Food came in a matter of minutes and the two minute check back was on point. Hells kitchen is more of a sports bar, well worn in, but clean. There were probably 12 beers on tap and a full bar. Face masks were worn by all, but I could take mine off while eating. They have tables separated as well as bar stools. Every other booth was sectioned off. Overall, I would recommend this place to a friend. The menu was varied and they have vegan options.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

Okay, so in the words of Usher “these are my confessions” I didn’t realize this was a thing from Dawson’s Creek until the day before we went. Not gonna lie, I am ashamed at myself for this because I’m a sucker for everything movie and...tv trivia, especially shows I love. Moving on from my geekery... it would have been nice knowing that you’re supposed to seat yourself but honestly, that fact was quickly forgotten when our food arrived. I ate the best damn burger I have ever had in my life (and I’ve had some good burgers). The fries were also next level amazing. The staff was super friendly and made the experience even more enjoyable. I’ve already told like 4 of my friends that we need to plan a trip back ASAPMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

We got into Wilmington late on Valentine's day weekend and did not have a restaurant reservation. Hell's Kitchen was recommended. It was a vibrant atmosphere with good food and drink. Very busy so service was understandably delayed a bit. Nice place to catch a game.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Saw the soup of the day on their board, Shrimp Corn Chowder, had to try it. We were glad we did. Spicy, lots of shrimp, accompanied beer well, too. Might check it out for a whole meal next visit to Wilmington.Don't let the name scare...you away!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 30, 2020

This was my first time eating here. My team and I were in town for the week to work in the Nephrology clinics. As you might have guessed, this line of work will get a person mighty thirsty. My co-worker, who we will call Peter...Griffin to protect his identity, recommended we try Hell's Kitchen. I said, "Son, with a name like that, you know it has to be good!" (Or hot as hell in the Summertime!) So we walked up the street from our hotel, and got a seat right away. There are plenty of TVs scattered around, and a huge big screen, so you can catch your favorite athlete, politician, or reruns of M*A*S*H. I say "Go SPORTS!" The menu had a good selection. Our waitress was prompt, and the place had plenty of people for a Wednesday night. That is always a good sign. A lot of locals go here. Well, I have no idea if that is true, but it could be. Peter and I looked through the menu and easily found our taste to be met by a large selection of edibles. I chose the "Devil Made Me Do It" burger. Peter got something, I am sure. The waitress took our drink order. I had an Irish Trash Can, and Peter had something, I am not sure. Probably Dr. Pibb or something great like that! My drink arrived in a few minutes and it looked great (see picture). Our waitress took our order for the fudz. As I guzzled my drink, I noticed the taste was off. I can't put my finger on it...oh wait, yes it tasted quite watery. This is a drink I have been excelling at for 20 years, and so I am pretty sure my taste buds know what a TRUE Irish Trash Can should taste like. My Doctor has a different opinion on this aspect of my life. I digress, anyway this ITC wasn't it. I think I got the O'Douls version. Oh well, that was money down the drain. It sure looked pretty though. Our food arrived. My Burger and Peter's whatever he had. The burger was Dyn'O-Mite!!! That is one tasty burger!!! Peter went back to his Pokemon game on his phone, so he didn't really elaborate on what his phone tasted like...I mean food tasted like. The fries were great too! I looked around and there were still plenty of people coming into this establishment, and that is a great sign, especially with a Historic District that is quickly renovating to their future. I really do love this downtown. After no chit chat with my dinner partner, we paid the tab, and then mosey'd on out the door. Have you ever tried to have a serious conversation about the future with a Millennial Gamer? Well, there you are! Nice looking place! I dig it. Waitress was prompt and nice. I say check this place out. I did not go to the restroom, so I can't be any help on what that looked like, or the condition of it. Normally, I would have given this place 4 stars, but seriously, the drinks need to have some alcohol in them, especially if they are not a Shirley Temple or Roy Rogers. I would eat here, but go elsewhere for drinks! Oh and Peter didn't order any alcohol because he is converting over to some religion where he has to go to school and become a nun. To each there own I say. Bring on the sweet tea!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 23, 2020

Taco tuesday, burgers and more. Love the specials here! Salad is normally my to go to here, but have enjoyed a range of the menu as well

Date of visit: September 2019
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