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Copper Penny

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American, Bar, Pub
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109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
+1 910-762-1373
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've lived in wilmington for 8 years and this is one of our favorite bar/restaurants in town. There are a lot of great options, but this place truly stands out. It's a Philly bar, and true to its name, has AWESOME cheese steaks. I've never been disappointed with service or food. Try the spring rolls as appetizers!

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Thank spencer w
United States
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow! This is what I thought when I first walked in and saw how busy it was, this must be good! Well it didn't let me down. I had the reuben sandwich and it was delicious. It came with really good home fries. The wait staff was very friendly and attentive. Quite a surprise walking into what I thought was... More 

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Thank Travis B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant always seems to have a wait to get in...the sign of good things to come. Unless you want to sit at the bar to wait for a table, you'll have to wait outside for your table. They don't take reservations. The food is delicious, with burgers, sandwiches and bar fare. The noise level isn't great for people who... More 

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Thank TravlinFool336
Wilmington, North Carolina
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A buddy and I were walking downtown Wilmington after dinner time recently. While looking for a place to grab a snack, I noticed the Copper Penny, near the old Main Post Office. I had previously heard good things and was willing to check it out for myself. Glad we did. Drinks and service were very good and the food was... More 

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Thank Dale A
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place especially the 109 chicken sandwich, fries and slaw! The sandwich can be shared and just order an extra order of fries with meal to save money! It's plenty for two people!

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Thank Billie H
Greensboro, North Carolina
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good bar food. If you're looking for a casual meal, this is a solid choice. Great cocktails and plenty of selection. It's a favorite!

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Thank Emily D
Kure Beach, North Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place. Nice craft beer selection. And a really good reuben. Been there three times in the last 3 months and it is always good.

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Thank Bill H
Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Bar/Restaurant. No fancy menu, but food is delicious and well prepared. We visited twice during the weekend. First time we had the large order of wings and the house made potato chips. Both of them were excellent. Good chicken wings. The potato chip freshly fry and crisp. They run into an issue with my order and took some time,... More 

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Thank Yuri_The_Traveler
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting decor ..an average sandwich shop ... otherwise nice bar sandwich... Food quality is average and not worth the effort for out of towers

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Thank Bob B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great place to get a $9-$11 entry sandwich with a drink. The atmosphere was bar/bistro-like. Service was good and friendly. Food and drink/beer selection was good. I have driven past the place a number of times put never stopped. A friend suggested the Copper Penny before a downtown concert. I liked it and will go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-762-1373

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