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Le Catalan

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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French baguette $+1.50
Cream of Tomato and Basil Soup
French baguette $+1.50
French Dog
Beef frank wrapped in puff pastry gained mustard
French baguette $+1.50
Saucisson Plate
Dry cured sausage butter cornichons, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Mediterranean Trio
Olive tapenade, sundried tomato pesto hummus French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Mixed Salad
Mixed green, tomato cucumber, vinaigrette, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Spinach and Fresh Goat Cheese Salad
Pine nuts, balsamic and olive oil vinaigrette, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Salad
Red pepper, kalamara olive, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Chicken Curry Salad
Mixed green, cucumber, carrot, raisins, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Crab Salad
Spinach, tomato lime, French baguette
French baguette $+1.50
Tartines Du Catalan
Olive tapenade or sundried pesto, tomato, parmesan, mixed green
Wilmington's authentic French Cafe and Wine Bar established January 2001. "Wine Down" on the Riverwalk! Serving Lunch and Dinner: Soups, Salads, Quiche, Cheese, Charcuterie, Seasonal and Daily Entrees, Dessert... Famous Chocolate Mousse. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Inside/Outside dining Authentic cuisine, balanced wines, friendly service, Great view... Enjoy a river breeze and catch a sunset at Le Catalan!
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
French, Cafe, European, Wine Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Another favorite. Sat indoors as it as cold. The decor as very nice. The food was excellent, the service, very good. Very good, different menu. Highly recommend, inside or outside (outside is right on the river, with amazing views.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank VacationTravelReview
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Great experience, romantic and charming. I'm originally from Barcelona, Catalonia and my husband is French-Belgian. We were delighted to find this authentic south of France spot. The owners are from the region and came to greet us. The waitress was local and very friendly. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We had to leave because the roaches were everywhere and it was not okay. The waitress said it’s because they are located on the river. There are lots of places of the river and you don’t see roaches crawling on the chairs where people are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank E F
Marie P, Owner at Le Catalan, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

As you claim Le Catalan has no roach infestation as you lead to believe. Our consistent Sanitation grade prove it. However, water bugs may appear outside on our Deck due to its location on The Cape Fear River.

Reviewed August 25, 2018

This is a wonderful little restaurant on the river walk with outdoor bistro tables and an awning to offer shade from the sun. It definitely evokes images of sidewalk cafes in Paris. The food is simple but satisfying and the wine selections were excellent. Quiche,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bebeAnnArbor_MI
Marie P, Propriétaire at Le Catalan, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thank you ~ Merci beaucoup! A lovely description… come back soon for a sunset dinner.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great river-edge cafe. European style - good food, good wine. I love the charcuterie plate, my wife loves the escargot feuillete with a wine. Chill, go and relax.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 65_PB
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We had dinner on a Friday night. Menu is limited, food was good. Chicken Curry salad is great. Services was good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cooksonthemove
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I go here regularly for the food and wine, as well as being on the River Walk. Most places along the river are about being on the river, the food is an afterthought. So for a great glass of wine and some good food, this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dottiejswallow
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here because it was on the water for a glass of wine in late afternoon. The wait staff was extremely pleasant and welcoming. We wanted to sit outside by the water and they were happy to accommodate. Shortly after we ordered an...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 38curtisj
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

The location is great. Outdoor dining is nice by the water. Good selection of wine. Gazpacho was good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank creativefoodie
Reviewed May 2, 2018

This is a nice place to sit outside, enjoy the weather, and watch the passersby on the river walk. We enjoyed the wines and had a cheese platter which was tasty. Service was friendly and prompt. I did think it was a bit pricey overall,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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November 1, 2016|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring, we do not have "Open Table" for reservations. However we encourage reservations by phone please call Le Catalan 910-815-0200. Sincerely, Marie
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June 16, 2016|
Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes! We will be hosting our Red, White & Blue Dinner & Fireworks Celebration... see our website for more information Or call 910-815-0200 for reservations. Hope you can join us!
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April 30, 2015|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes, we love reservations! Please call the restaurant for reservations at 910-815-0200. We will need Date, Time, #Guests, Name & Contact # Thanks in advance! Marie
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