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Dockside Restaurant

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1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
+1 910-256-2752
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Used to be good food, but no more. Go for the beer/wine and view. Service is poor and slow. Food overpriced... Park across the street.

Thank pjbfilm
Blairstown, NJ
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Were here with friends recently and sat inside to get away from the bugs and heat. Service was very good as were the drinks. The food however was just OK, although my wife said her Tuna was very good. I had the broiled Crab Cake and fried Oysters with fries and coleslaw. Although the portions were generous the Crab Cake... More 

Thank leh003
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed beautiful colors in the sky and water as the sun set and had a delicious grilled tuna sandwich.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rhode Island
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's getting near the end of the summer you'd think they'd have there "stuff" together at this point. It's fine to have a drink maybe an appetizer. We had dinner with 1 drink each - stingy portions heck was $138.00. NOT WORTH IT.

Thank Michael G
Holmdel, New Jersey
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and drinks on the intercostal. Got the blue crab drip always good. Tons of canned beer too.

Thank Matt G
Apex, North Carolina
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166 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a very hot day but I wanted to sit outside and soak in the view. I could sit there all day! The server was nice and friendly, as she was asking how we wanted things cooked as in grilled broiled blackened, i felt she assumed we knew the choices, as with the sides. I had the fish tacos,... More 

Thank KristenB_10
Smithfield, North Carolina
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152 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for years. Right on the inter coastal waterway. Friendly and efficient staff. Crab chowder and flounder were great.

Thank xit95i95
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fantastic! My husband and I came here for lunch and it was incredible! The staff was so helpful and friendly. I ordered the crab cake sandwich and I thought I died and went straight to seafood heaven! By far the best I ever had! The view is amazing and I can't help but say that I felt... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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246 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to meet with friends at a place with a relaxing atmosphere and a good view. Those expectations were satisfied. Then, the server brought me the wrong cocktail. I ordered a BLT for lunch. It arrived almost ten minutes after the meals were served to my wife and our friends. My sweet potato fries were cold. If you want... More 

Thank Jerry_Bagnell
Easton, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service slow, dinner arrived after very long wait, my scallops were barely cooked and sent back, had to get fried instead of broiled, no price adjustment offered. quite disappointing, had been there 8 yrs, ago and it was pretty good. Will not comeback. We were a family of 6 and it took way to long to bring children.

Thank CynthiaLarson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $24
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-2752

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