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Elijah's Restaurant

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2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
+1 910-343-1448
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hickory, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

We had heard this was a very popular restaurant, and it was quite busy. The staff was quite prepared for the level of activity. Elijah's is at a great location on the Riverwalk. Varied menu between the regular restaurant and the Oyster Bar.

Thank Betty S
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2015

Drinks at the bar - beer was cold, wine was fine, and my daughter had a chocolate cake that was devoured by the kids at the table. It was quite warm in the restaurant, but otherwise, not a bad experience.

Thank NC2FLMom
Chippewa Falls, WI
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

Would have preferred to eat outside but the sun was too much so we ate inside. It looks small from the outside but plenty of room inside. Ordered the mixed grill, Mixed Grill The chef's selection of fresh seafood are char-grilled to perfection and finished with an herb butter. Served with rice pilaf and a vegetable medley. 23.95 was very... More 

Thank Deb H
Wilmington, North Carolina
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We always stop by Elijah's after our Sunday gig ushering @ Thalian Hall. The wait staff is attentive. The menu options are simple and good. We recommend the Calimari & The Bucket of Seafood. They have daily fish specials & options for the Land Lubber who prefers something else. Located on the Cape Fear Riverfront, dine outside if it's not... More 

Thank Donna C
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a great experience dining on the outdoor deck. Our party started with the hot crab dip as an appetizer.....it was superb. Our entrees were: the special (Mahi Mahi), the grilled tuna, stuffed Shrimp and the black & bleu salad. Everyone was pleased with their choice. Our server did a great job for us.

Thank Jane B
Plainville, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

We were very excited to eat dinner at Elijah's after having a very bland, run of the mill dinner at The Pilot House the night before. Sadly, it turns out that Elijahs and The Pilot House share a kitchen and I have to assume they also share cooks. Very disappointing and to top it all off the waiter told me... More 

Thank Jmagina
North Carolina
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2015

This restaurant has a great menu but what stood out was the service. The wait staff was paying attention to our needs. I never felt I had to wait for the waitress to come back to me. She never "bothered" us when we had everything but we never had to wait for her to come back with a refill for... More 

Thank traveling_mason
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

The boyfriend ordered the seafood bucket. Wow is that a LOT of food. I had the crab legs platter which was easily 2 lbs of snow crab. I couldn't finish them. We also had oysters - raw, steamed, Elijah's style and rockefeller - all were fantastic. The seafood comes steamed with old bay so if you don't like old bay... More 

Thank Liane J
wilmington, nc
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is one Wilmington's classic seafood restaurants located right on the Cape Fear River. While I always sit outside undercover of their swirling fans and enjoy the view and breezes come off the river, while watching the passersby on downtown Wilmington's beautiful river front Boardwalk. Their inside dining is just as enjoyable and they have a great horseshoe bar for... More 

Thank harbormaster999
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous place with super friendly staff. Lunch was great and moderately priced! Charming atmosphere! Husband ate the special of the day which was a wonderful tuna sandwich with fresh fruit. Daughters ate wings and a cheeseburger and were very happy. My chicken salad on toasted rye was delish! Everything was very fresh and well presented! Will definitely eat here again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $24
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-1448

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