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Boca Bay

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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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2025 Eastwood Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-7216
910-256-1887
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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St. Johns, Florida
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a group of 13, many many different appetizers, entrees and desserts...everything was fantastic! Most of us ordered the grouper special and I think it's the best I have ever had. The service was wonderful and I'll definitely be back the next time I am in Wilmington.

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Thank Alison G
Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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136 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Let's just say the best part of the meal was the bread and herb butter. I ordered the Lobster Risotto, it had zero flavor, zero! It was pretty, filled with chopped tomato, leeks, and a grilled tomato- but it tasted like unflavored oatmeal. I just ate the lobster tail on top. My husband had spicy shrimp and tuna sushi roll....blah... More 

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Grovetown, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dark wood with white tablecloths felt very ship like and I felt very relaxed. The server was very knowledgeable about the menu . Their bread was amazing, warm and delicious. I ordered the seafood trio which was shrimp, scallops, and flounder and came with sides of succotash and a kind of cheesy scalloped potatoes. All was excellent, something I... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good standby for dinner anytime and brunch has a good variety. There are usually children at brunch and I have seen them there for dinner, but at dinnertime, as accommodating as they are, children may do better elsewhere.

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Southport, North Carolina
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food has always been great, the chairs are very uncomfortable and hurt our backs and those of our guests. Too bad!

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Thank Mickey207
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up without a reservation to a packed house. A valet parked our car for us and we were seated on the outdoor covered patio within five minutes. The brunch was buffet style with a nice fresh selection. I had eggs Benedict, sausage links, bacon, cheese grits and a croissant. All was very good. My wife went to the... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking is an issue to arrive early. The restaurant itself is quite pretty inside. We went when it first opened so all the complaints from previous reviews never occurred for us. Our waitress was attentive, gave great recommendations, food came out hot, fresh and yummy. Their bread is to die for. Portion sizes perfect. A bit pricey but they use... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crab dip is amazing. Moscato wine they carry is delicious. I had the seared Tuna. It was not my preference because I am a salmon type of person. The black rice with ginger seasoning that comes with it is amazing. Hubby had their steak. It was great also, and so were his side dishes. The chocolate cake at the end... More 

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Huntington, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stayed at Wrightsville Beach for 5 days and this was the nicest restaurant we found. From the linen table cloth , to a bartender who could make a good Manhattan. The food was excellent and the portions were large but not outrageous. The wait staff was knowledgeable about the food and the wines. Worth a second trip next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is a great place to come enjoy fresh seafood. They run a $5 special for bar dining from 5-7 that includes the biggest plate of calamari you just can't finish!! The service is always good and they have many options for anyone and their hunger level. Be sure to try the Oysters Rockefeller. Some of the tastiest I've ever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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 - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2025 Eastwood Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-7216
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910-256-1887

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?