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Little Dipper

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138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
+1 910-251-0433
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (106 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
“shrimp” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fondue is not for everyone, but if you enjoy fondue then come here. We came on a Sunday evening, and were not disappointed. The cheese fondue was especially good, and we were happy that it was half-price wine bottles on Sunday.

Thank muff75
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Had the Prix Fixe dinner and we both enjoyed the App, Salad, Entree and Desert selections. The Filet, Shrimp and Chicken were of high quality and very tasty in the fondue cooking sauce. Great wait staff, quiet and enjoyable atmosphere.

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We were stuck between The Melting Pot and The Little Dipper, which we have never been to before so we decided to try it out for our 2nd anniversary. I am so glad we did! Our waiter, Wendell, was simply amazing. He was nice, attentive,...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Little Dipper is my favorite date night/special occasion restaurant. This restaurant is very intimate and in my opinion I wish it was adults only or that they would sit people with children separately. On this visit there were three young children screaming and being loud...More

Thank pinksands x
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Night out with friends, date night, work dinner... The little dipper is one of my favorite local spots. The owners make sure they use local products, the staff is fabulous, and not only is the food fabulous the drink selection is very accommodating depending on...More

1  Thank FoodLover3765
Reviewed November 9, 2017

While visiting our daughter & her husband, they took us here for dinner one night. This is one of their favorite "date night" or "special occasions" restaurant. Now we can understand why! We enjoyed a wonderful meal and it was a fun and different experience.We...More

Thank Doreen M
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Eight of us enjoyed a wonderful dinner we cooked ourselves without incident! No burns and no dropping of food in the pot. Special wines were half price by the bottle. Service was impeccable. Chocolate dessert for two was delicious and served four easily. Excellent value.

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot for double dates. Dark lighting and romantic for dates and conversation. Drink list and wine menu are yummy. Lots of selections for cheese, oils, and chocolates. Kinda pricey (~$100) for a regular night of 3 courses but good for a special occasion.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed October 1, 2017

I came here for a relaxing solo dining experience - and it was great! It was Ladies' Night on Wednesday (had no idea), but I go cheese and chocolate for $9 total! I got the swiss cheese - lots and lots of food. I also...More

Thank MaidenoftheSea
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Our server Zane was great, very engaging and very attentive. He was also extremely helpful in navigating the best selections for the four of us. Tried to get a reservation, but since it was Wednesday, Ladies night, they were very busy. We decided to stop...More

Thank Nancy W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $35
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-251-0433
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