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The Riverboat Landing

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2 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 (Water)
910.763.7227
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11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, but the portion size was a little small. My biggest qualm was that it took 20 minutes to order upon being seated. The waitress in our section did not even glance in our direction yet alone say she will be right with us. We were at the table which shared a booth back with a table... More 

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Thank Angel1416
Charlotte
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. I had the fish and chips which was pretty good. My friend had a huge burger that looked delicious. Fried mushroom batter needed some work. Really good ice cold sweet tea. Great views.

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Thank Beth H
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know the challenges associated with keeping an old place looking old and original, but clean. This place is not for everyone. If you are a OCDD Obsessive Compulsive Decor Disorder, then stay away. (And by the way DON'T go to India !) Balcony Dining is not for everyone either. But these seemed very well cared for, and the closing... More 

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Thank George E
Warren OH
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is a bit dated, especially the restrooms. However, if you can have a table outside, it is a pleasant view. The hostess and sever were very welcoming, the food was decent, neither unusual, nor exceptional, but acceptable. Not a bad little place to stop.

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Thank bleugirl007
Topsail Beach, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My advice is, if you don't get one of the two-person balconies, go to another restaurant. Terrific view of the Cape Fear River but the food was average at best, overcooked steak and seafood that didn't seem to be fresh. Priced far too high for the quality of the food, especially compared to other Wilmington restaurants. Restaurant is also very... More 

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Thank WrestlingTerp
Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My husband took me here last week for a surprise date night. We have lived in Wilmington for 4 years and I have always wanted to eat here - mainly because of the little balconies but I have also heard the food is good. We sat on one of the balconies on the street side which still had a nice... More 

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Thank Katie F
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Food was average but all fish choices were fried. Could use a few grilled selections. Waitress was very nice and attentive. Location is right on the river walk which is really nice. Restaurant was very clean.

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Thank bbasden
Elburn, Illinois
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by the landing for a late lunch. When we entered the atmosphere was dark- the place needs to be brighter. Good service and the food was filling. Nothing too memorable but good nontheless

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Thank auggieson3
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I purchased a lunch coupon for buy one entre lunch, get one free through Encore Deals. The coupon expired on 5/15/16. We were traveling on 5/10/16 so I called the restaurant several weeks before expiration to set up a lunch reservation. Called at all times during day, nobody picked up and there was no voice mail/answering machine. When we came... More 

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Thank Nanette-_12
New Bern, North Carolina
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211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were able to get a 2nd floor balcony table which is quite nice --- try it! The waitress had to go back and forth up the stairs a lot but she was always there when we needed her. The food was very good and their wine list was adequate. The restaurant needs a bit of TLC but it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28401
    (Water)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910.763.7227

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