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The Fortunate Glass

29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
+1 910-399-4292
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“duck sliders” (4 reviews)
“charcuterie” (3 reviews)
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Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

I showed up right at 2:00 pm when they opened because my husband took our child to the children’s museum and I wanted to enjoy my kid free time. I could tell the bartender was annoyed I was there right as they opened, but was...More

Thank Travelmaandpa
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

From the moment I stepped into this treasure I fell in love with the place. Hank and William were just a delight to talk to. Once Hank found out I was up in Wilmington temporarily for work, he took it upon himself to introduce me...More

Thank MelissaInsures
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for Friday night drinks and new ownership has kept everything as nice as our last visit. A++

Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Grabbed a beer here with my wife and her cousin and family/friends. I ordered and BallastPoint Sculpin but was informed they were out. However the bar tender was able to offer a comparison which was very good. I will agree with those who say the...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

78 degree February day and we stopped in for a couple of adult beverages while we sat outside in the sun. Very good selection of beers and wine. Will definitely be back!

Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed December 23, 2017

My wife and I and her sister and a family friend visited downtown Wilmington last weekend to enjoy a little Holiday cheer and stop in a couple of restaurants and clubs to toast the season. We stopped in The Fortunate Glass for a "glass" of...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed December 22, 2017

The Fortunate Glass is a small wine and craft beer bar, but it does offer a certain pleasing style. There are only a few chairs surrounding the bar, and a few tables for the "small dishes" they serve. On our first visit, we chose to...More

Thank agolfpro2
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Came here for a nightcap glass of wine. Great selection. Nice to sit outdoors in the nice weather. Reminded me of being in France at a bistro. Very European!

Thank bucks17
Reviewed September 27, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed pre-dinner glasses of wine at this charming bar. They also have a nice selection of small plates. We chose to try a few of their cheeses and charcuterie . One very appreciated feature here is that you get to select...More

Thank hazardnc
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Went last week after finding this restaurant the week before looking for something else and thought it looked good. We were not disappointed. My wife had a craft beer and I started with a 6oz. pour of a California Cab. While not inexpensive, it is...More

Thank hyeykysy
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October 18, 2015|
Response from CWalton159 | Reviewed this property |
I've always found them to be very accommodating and willing to make anything right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-399-4292
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The Fortunate Glass Wine Bar focuses on wines from all regions, with 50 wines by the glass and approximately 350 wines available by the bottle - from some of the best boutique and cult wines to everyday values that work with any budget.
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