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The George on the Riverwalk

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128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
+1 910-763-2052
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurant is pet friendly but they will seat you on the outside deck, closest to the walkway. This isn't a bad spot, but in the direct sun, it can get hot. The waiter was very friendly and offered my dog a bowl of water. The food was excellent and cooked well. The atmosphere was very laid back

Thank Michelle C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were visiting wilmington and came upon the george... we wandered in and we're greeted happily and w Our orders were taken by the nicest waiter ever! He brought me this drink called the summertime lemonade and omfg I could have drank 45 lol I ordered the crab legs as well as my husband.. we weren't expecting... More 

Thank Sarahstickney7
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an enjoyable lunch here after touring the USS North Carolina. The food was good - the Salmon BLT got rave reviews and they had vegetarian options too - and the service was friendly. Lovely waterfront views.

Thank chotraveler
Liberty, NC
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right on the Riverwalk, the view and atmosphere is amazing ! I had the most tender scallops I have ever eaten. My friend had the shrimp & grits. Both were excellent ! Be sure to getting a parking pass from the hostess. We didn't know that and paid $7 to park in a dirt lot for an hour

Thank Ragtopdy
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a sunset dinner outside on the patio and had a great meal and drinks. Good southern features and offerings. We went back a couple of days later for drinks and a bowl of soup and had two very delicious soups for lunch. We were stuffed. I think if you lived or worked around here that you would... More 

Thank southmauijim
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waterside, dog friendly outdoor seating for brunch is a great way to enjoy a meal at The George on the Riverwalk! The George offers dog friendly outdoor seating and dog bowls to help keep the four legged members of your party comfortable during your visit. During brunch, we enjoyed the alligator appetizer which was properly cooked and came with a... More 

Thank Alyssa W
Los Angeles
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What is atmosphere/ambiance worth? Well if you visit "the George"you can equate those types of words with a value. I was with a party of eight, we chose the outdoor patio...it was the first of many predicted humid days, we arrived about seven pm. A nice breeze was coming off the water to blow through the boardwalk and George's patio... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very scenic very on the lovely Cape Fear / add the Cape Fear bridge. all of Wilmington is lovely. Looking across then Cape Fear you see the historic NC Battle ship. All of the beauty & history. Now about all the good food. There is alot of Souther cuisine. All very good . You can seat on the porch and... More 

Thank Merle S
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone should experience The George at least once. The food is absolutely to die for, as well as the atmosphere. Very romantic, and very nice. I tell everyone I know to go.

Thank Christopher M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location right on the river and when we arrived at about 1130 it was already very busy out on the deck, so we ate inside, which was a welcome relief from the heat of the day! We ordered the corned beef hash with eggs, which comes with cheese grits and fruit and husband had the steak and eggs. He... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $36
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-2052
On the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown, The George Restaurant is Wilmington's only Downtown restaurant with a private dock for boating customers. Relax and enjoy riverfront lunch and dinner with breathtaking views. Southern Coastal Cuisine, fresh local seafood, steaks, salads, pasta, sandwiches, vegetarian dishes, kids menu and desserts. Separate Vegan/GF menu available as well. Creative martini, mixed drink and wine menus. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor deck. And don't forget to try downtown's best-kept secret for Friday, Saturday and Sunday Brunch served until 3pm. Relax on our deck and experience Wilmington's premiere hot spot for riverfront dining and sunset viewing!

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