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Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings
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!
$6 - $36
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, 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, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at The George today and were very happy with our waitress Katie. Our drinks where a little delayed but she explained the reason. Two in my party had the Blackened Grouper Reuben and both stated it was cooked perfect. I had the...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 29, 2020

We just happened upon this restaurant while visiting Wilmington, NC. We greatly enjoyed our lunch. The waitress was super friendly and very attentive. We chose indoor seating with air conditioning but they also have beautiful deck seating overlooking the Riverwalk. My family really enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed June 23, 2020

Our family of 4 just stopped in and only had bloody mary's. Great waitress, Meredith. Great location right on the riverwalk by the water.Thank you.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 23, 2020

In town with relatives for lunch. We were seated outside on a coolish day but the space heaters were working just fine. We split the mound of seafood nachos ($15). Three of us had shrimp & grits($18) and one order of fish & chips ($16)...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2020

The George on the Riverwalk is a very good place to stop off while doing the river walk. Our greeting was warm and helpful and the staff efficient and helpful as well. The food is good, the prices are medium to high but well worth...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020

This restaurant is on the river front so there are great views. There is seating outside and a good portion of it is covered. The food is delicious every time we visit and the staff is knowledgable and friendly. It's a "go to" when on...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020

It was so nice to sit in the fresh air with our dog and have brunch. The waitress brought out a bowl of water for her. Make a note that ONLY brunch is served on Sundays. I had the shrimp & grits. Excellent. He had...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 6, 2020

I have a few places that I return to time after time in the Wilmington area and this is one of them. I've never been disappointed in anything that I've gotten there. We had the fish and chips with the butternut squash soup as a...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

This is a busy restaurant! I tried the fish and chips today. I must say, I was impressed. The fish was lightly battered and fried, flaky and very tasty. The fries were flavorful and crispy as well. I have been living in Wilmington for years,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Riverwalk view, good service, food ok. Food better than expected, George burguers, Reuben, french fries, calamari.

Date of visit: January 2020
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from shirlp2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think I saw someone eating some but I am not sure :)
March 2, 2017|
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Response from TheGeorgeRestaurant | Property representative |
Great question! Casual dress is permitted as boating guests are welcome during lunch and dinner service. Many guests dress up more in the evening but nothing special is required. We hope to see you soon!
September 26, 2016|
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Response from mevans0421 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Sorry. But just the lunch menu is pretty varied so I don't think you would be disappointed
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