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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 - 10:00 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been wanting to try here for a while now since it's always crazy crowded when we walk down the riverwalk. We came early for lunch so it wasn't crowded and we got our food really fast. It was really good, however, I did end up with food poisoning later that night that I can only link back to the... More 

Thank MelissaClaire93
Leland, North Carolina
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch at the George was outstanding... Great corn-clam chowder and Bison burger. Great service and view...on the Cape Fear River. View of USS North Carolina (battleship) and the lift bridge.

Thank Robert M
Fayetteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For my son's wedding, we had to find a restaurant that had vegan and gluten free meals. They had both and the experience was wonderful for all in the party. We came in early to get the tables ready with flowers and things to make each table special. They cleared the tables, put linens on them, and helped us to... More 

Thank csm4j
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner based on trip adviser reviews. My mohito was really good and my wife enjoyed her daiquiri. We each had and enjoyed very much the chicken panini. The waffle fries are lightly seasoned and good. The side salads were quite generous and our waitress, a local college student, was friendly and intelligent. Was a great experience.

Thank Tim B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxing on the water, it was cold but they have great heaters to sit outside. Food was good with excellent service. It was a bit expensive but good portions good cocktails

Thank Ryan H
Wilmington, NC
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the riverfront in Wilmington. Possible water views, but the food is only so so. I think it's over rated

Thank happyWilmington_NC
Willow Spring, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my family there on a whim as we went to Wilmington by impulse this weekend. I had the Spicy Tuna flatbread, my daughter got shrimp and grits and the wife had crabcakes. My dish was very good, and the shrimp and grits were great. We all enjoyed the food as it was fresh and tasty. Our server Sandra... More 

Thank cia2a
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place to eat lunch...... try the grouper reuben is very tasty. Sitting by the cape fear river is very picturesque.

Thank Rafael V
La Plata, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the George to meet a longtime friend who had just relocated to Wilmington. (I was traveling through town.) She suggested The George and we relied on her recommendation. We sat outside, under a heater, which was less and less effective as the night wore on. The server was pleasant, though not overly attentive. Given the dropping temps,... More 

Thank Tiffy_Bird
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good lunch on the Wilmington waterfront. Very nice environment just up river from Pilot House, another good waterfront restaurant.

Thank John L

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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
$6 - $36
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids
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?