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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
All reviews quiche chocolate mousse chicken curry salad cheese plate charcuterie escargot the river warm baguette wine selection is the cape fear river balsamic dressing sit outside small plates limited menu historic district an appetizer the wait staff
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.
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
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
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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.
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
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.
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
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
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