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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
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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Southport, North Carolina
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Never eaten inside at The George, but the outside tables tiered down to the Riverwalk so everyone has a good view are a terrific place for lunch or dinner. Good selection of food and very good service. Always great views.

Thank Greg K
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After seeing how many people were sitting at the George, we thought we would follow their lead and eat dinner here. After enjoying excellent appetizers a couple of restaurants down, we were sadly disappointed with the food and attentiveness of the staff at the George. The best thing about the dinner was the french fries which is not saying very... More 

Thank Strudel73
Leland, North Carolina
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a drink and an appetizer after walking the Riverwalk. The Seafood Nachos dish was huge and delicious. My wife had the Athena salad and said it was wonderful.

Thank blueaiz1
Hamburg, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the river front recently to enjoy the scenery and decided to grab a bit to eat on the riverfront. We decided in George on the river front. The wait staff was prompt and pleasant. My wife ordered a cheeseburger and I the chicken club. Service was promp . The burger was horrible! After just a few bites my... More 

Thank bob m
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was good. It's a bit expensive - probably because you're paying for the location. We sat outside. The service was OK. They don't know how to make a caipirinha - not unusual - many places don't. The combinations are good.

Thank Ronald K
Rockville, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious shrimp and grits. Very nice covered outside dining area and modern inside with a nice bar, separate from the dining area.

Thank MomoK57
Dunedin, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here for a weekday lunch on our way to Murrell's Inlet and it was the highlight of our drive. We were seated immediately on the porch overlooking the river. Our server (Ari, I think) was genuinely engaging and very efficient. While we perused the menu, he brewed a fresh pot of decaf coffee for us.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was of distinctly average quality and expensive for what it was - maybe they're expecting you to pay for the view? The main issue was the completely disinterested waitress, until I asked for the check and she obviously wanted a tip. Where I come from, you tip based on service received, so I left 0%.

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Biddeford, Maine
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at this restaurant located right on the river at the Riverwalk in Wilmington. Service was exceptional. We sat outdoors on the waterfront patio. Server was friendly and helpful. Service was astonishingly fast. I ordered the Portabello sandwich and proceeded to have an almost spiritual experience. The food was fresh, presented well, and really delicious. My husband ordered a shrimp... More 

Thank zacsmimi1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I had the french toast and it was fantastic. The place is on the water and the menu offered nice variety. My only ding was that our service was very slow. When the servers were working with us, they were personable and responsive. However, when they were gone, they were g.o.n.e. and were only one of two... More 

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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, 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
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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Helena, Alabama
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?