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Black Sea Grill

118 S Front St, In Historic Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28401-4413
+1 910-254-9990
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Turkish, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 S Front St, In Historic Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28401-4413
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not go here if you have allergies. Management will argue with you over you simply trying to make sure you order something that won’t make you sick. You will not only be misinformed of present allergens, but you will also receive an attitude when...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mary Beth F
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I LOVE the Black Sea Grill. Not only do they have an entirely Gluten Free menu (aside from the Pita Bread), but they have fried Calamari!!! This made my Celiac sadness! The owners are so kind and sociable. When I go out to eat, this...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank favemistake
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Nice little restaurant. Very small. Fish is excellent. Simple dishes with good value. Service good. Would return.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 42sylviaj
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We made a reservation (which is necessary) and arrived ahead of time. We were seated immediately. The person who greeted us was welcoming and friendly. Then came John. I asked for unsweetened tea with a splash of sweet and got a grumble and a "look"....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank photobuff5959
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We ate here on a recommendation from our airbnb and it was as great as he promised. My wife had the trout and I had the kofta and both were delicious. We also had the fried anchovies appetizer, which was also good. Don't let the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Thomas L
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Been here twice in the past two weeks. Moderately prices and chicken shish kebab was fabulous. Best hummus I’ve tasted. Open for lunch and dinner . A great little find a few blocks up from Market

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank mahopac
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Been to this restaurant many times in the past and loved it. Needed a nice night out and decided to make a reservation. Service was the worst we have ever experienced. I’m very disappointed. This is a family run and owned restaurant that we usually...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank D3887OHangelah
Reviewed November 23, 2017

The Black Sea Grill is a small restaurant nestled in the quiet end of front street. We walked in and were greeted with a warm welcome, The décor is OK but what it lacks in décor it makes up in taste. We started with the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank CRC608
jmurr, Owner at Black Sea Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thank you for your kind words & review.

Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The first red flag was that it wasn't very busy on a Friday night. It started off great. The hummus was excellent. My meal, the Grouper was pretty flavorless. I ordered grilled and it had no grilled flavor. They put the same sauce on all...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Grnegg
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Visited Black Sea Grill on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Everything was excellent except the Mahi Mahi. The fish tasted very fishy, It tasted old. Took my 90 year old mom and she couldn;t eat it and mine tasted just as bad.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank debsteagall
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Front St, In Historic Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28401-4413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-254-9990
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The Black Sea Grill is a family owned & operated Mediterranean Turkish cuisine, casual family dining restaurant. Our family chef prepares your individual order using fresh local produce, meats, vegetables & fish. We offer that intimate experience, family dining or can accommodate that business meeting. We also offer a "GLUTEN FREE" Menu.
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