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123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-763-5252
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything was delicious! We started with the Cheese & Charcuterie Course which was amazing. My husband had the duck breast and I had the pork chop. Our waiter, Steven, was great and very knowledgeable and he helped make the whole experience enjoyable.

Thank pistode
Washington D.C. Metro Area, United States
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Manna on each visit (we've taken our children too). Manna is a very fitting name for this restaurant. The blend of sweet and savory using nearly 100% locally sourced food is a treat for the taste buds and objet d'art to the eye. The service is top notch. While we haven't had a chance to experience the hip,... More 

Thank Kurt L
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third visit. Still amazing service, class, style, food, and cocktails. We have never eaten anything that wasn't amazing. The staff are so friendly, professional, and helpful!

Thank VandCWatson
Pompano Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Manna , one of my favorite restaurants in Downtown Wilmington. Casual elegance, great food , hand crafted cocktails , and an impressive wine list make for an enjoyable evening. Centrally located, it makes for a good starting point for the Wilmington nightlife.

Thank Bjming50
Leland, North Carolina
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Manna. Went with our son and his girlfriend who are both NYC foodies. They were quite impressed as were we. From the wonderful service, to the extensive wine list to the outstanding food Manna is the best of Wilmington to be sure. With table clothes and nice music playing in the background its a... More 

Thank Reedit3
Wilmington, North Carolina
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, we love the Bar! It is small, intimate and the Bartenders are Mixologists. Our visiting friends said "This is our new favorite Bar"! My husband loved the Octopus appetizer and we all decided to have the Fish Du Jour, which was Red Drum fillets. The meal was delicious and Hunter, our Server, made sure we were all satisfied. For... More 

Thank beverly d
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I'm a local and this is by far my favorite restaurant in Wilmington - most people living here would consider the best place in town to eat. The menu changes based on what fresh, local ingredients are available. The desserts are out of this world. I cannot say enough about the service and the attentiveness of the staff. My first... More 

Thank Joey J
martinsville, nj
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200 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The Chef makes use of some unusual vegetables, fruits and spices to create some unique dishes. Everything we had was delicious. The downsides are that it is expensive. Proportions could be slightly larger. I had an appetizer and entree and dessert and felt like I could have eaten more. Also they do not provide bread. It is available at an... More 

Thank robertmaster123
Wilmington NC
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129 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I'm a local. Manna is widely accepted as the town's best restaurant. Lots of accolades other than here on TA. The service is very attentive. Lots of good suggestions and they don't always just point you to the highest price meal or wine. The food is way above average. Last night, my gf had the scallops and they were cooked... More 

Thank takenscreenname
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We had all intended for several years to dine at Manna. After our meal, as we filtered out the door we quietly compared notes. Not even one person could say anything "special" about Manna and that was a huge disappointment. Speaking personally, my Medium Rare filet arrived "very well done. Okay, things happen and the happily cooked me another steak.... More 

Thank traveler7traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?