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Elijah's Restaurant

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2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4471
910-343-1448
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 282
    Excellent
  • 217
    Very good
  • 110
    Average
  • 48
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Varied Menu selection and Fair Prices

We've dined here several time, never had a complaint on the food or service, Very friendly staff , good portion servings and fair prices. Right on waterfront - good terrace and interior views of river. City lot (free), small, just to the north but you can usualky find parking nearby - nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
joalle
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Southport, North Carolina
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sadly Elijah's was closed for remodeling when I was last in town. Had it have been open, I surely would have been there sampling their delicious modern Southern cuisine. I'm a foodie & always make a point of eating here any time I visit Wilmington.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Elijah's has been a great place to go for lunch or dinner for many years. It is on the Cape Fear River in a historic part of Wilmington. Shops nearby. Excellent food and service!

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Thank Ruby B
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Elijah's is a culinary delight with a great view on the Cape Fear River. From appetizer to entree and desert, for lunch or dinner, this riverfront restaurant always gets high marks. Service is great and outdoor dining is fine.

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Thank rainbowact
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

They have the best hot crab dip I've ever had!!! It's by far my favorite part of eatting at Elijah's !! I also enjoy them for lunch more than their dinner menu.

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Thank smc0303
Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We've dined here at least 40 times over the years, have introduced many others to Elija's, and are usually very pleased. Several things today were disappointing. The place had a noticeable musty odor the minute we walked through the door. My favorite appetizer, the best-we've-ever-tasted crab dip, wasn't very good at all! In fact, if this was the first time... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We've dined here several time, never had a complaint on the food or service, Very friendly staff , good portion servings and fair prices. Right on waterfront - good terrace and interior views of river. City lot (free), small, just to the north but you can usualky find parking nearby - nice stroll, safe area.

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1 Thank joalle
Southern Shores, North Carolina
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We stopped by for Oysters, dessert and drinks, fantastic. Love the atmosphere. We sat at the bar, great service. Loved the Oysters on the half shell. Key Lime pie was perfect. You need to try it.

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Thank john b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

A great atmosphere for dinner and conversation. Good food is one of its hallmarks along with the decor and service staff. You will not go wrong by taking a trip here for a special dinner.

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Thank brsawyer
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Our waiter was very nice! The atmosphere was just outstanding - right on the Cape Fear River walk! It was very romantic, too. My favorite was the raw oysters. Even though I am a gulf coast seafood person, the oysters here were very tasty. The barbecue shrimp skewers were good too. Nice beer selection - tried alcoholic root beer -... More 

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Thank whitneybaby
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Elijah's is on the Riverwalk at Cape Fear River. The location and its views are the best part of this restaurant. You can dine outside & watch the sunset. It may be hot depending on the time of year. You can go for a late dinner and watch the fireworks over the battleship. Location is what makes this restaurant so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4471
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910-343-1448

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 24
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?