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Dockside Restaurant

1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
+1 910-256-2752
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice in two weeks. The lunch with a bigger group ourptside, was very nice. The service not so good, but the food was good, then had dinner indoors with friends - due to weather - the food was not great and the service...More

Thank VacationTravelReview
Reviewed 1 week ago

After having read some good reviews of Dockside, I went there last weekend with two friends. We were seated quickly and asked for our drink orders. The first disappointment was no draught beer, followed quickly by the second disappointment...no bottled beer, only cans! All three...More

Thank Gurney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just came back from another great weekend in Wrightsville beach and we always have a few drinks on the deck of the Dockside. I love watching all the boats go by on the ICW. They have been putting in a new dock, so sit on...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just held our wedding rehearsal dinner at Dockside last Saturday and if there were more than 5 stars possible, I would give it more! Kris was our point of contact for our event and from our first email with him to request information, he...More

Thank jeffpaige5
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This is typically a must go to anytime we are down. Love the view, food is good and we always have a great time.

Thank amandagreen312
Reviewed April 22, 2018

My wife and I and our daughter, son-in-law, and grandaughter all decided to eat recently at the Dockside Restaurant for lunch on a beautiful, sunny, Spring day. The restaurant was busy for lunch as usual but we were seated pretty quickly and had a great...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed April 16, 2018

The food was good and the portions plentiful, the service was attentive and the view from upstairs was peaceful and relaxing. It was our first time dining at Dockside but it won't be our last.

Thank beachlovr123
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is nice because of its great view but the food was just ok and the wait for our food was too long. My husband and I sat at our table waiting for our entrees for well over twenty minutes. Luckily I had ordered...More

1  Thank Dozersmom01
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped to eat lunch after checking out the area. Enjoyed being able to watch the boats as well as bridge traffic. Crab dip great. Enjoyed shrimp tacos. Grandson loved his hamburger and the best he had all week. Recommend the stop but suggest go early...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We ate here the last tie we were in Wrightsville Beach, and liked it so much that we came back again this year. I am on a pureed diet, and this was one of the few restaurants that could make food that I could eat....More

Thank Katherine L
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June 14, 2016|
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Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely to be safe; it's always a busy spot for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, 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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