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Buzz's Roost

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15 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
+1 910-769-2335
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had burgers with cold beer, can't go wrong. Really enjoyed the lunch. Great music, good service. Not busy? Small menu but good.

Thank Edward T
Atlanta, GA
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Had lunch on a Saturday at Buzz's Roost....food was nothing special. Would not have eaten the food had I visited the restrooms before eating. Yuck! Seems more like a night spot (and maybe you can't see the dirt when the lights are turned down). Service also less than impressive.

Thank Momvold
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in for lunch while walking around town. The atmosphere was very casual and the appearance was that of a local bar hangout with a small stage for bands. We were able to watch a variety of sports on multiple tv's, our interest was the OSU / Michigan game. Our group of 11 ordered a variety of drinks... More 

Thank Jeffrey T
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Totally impressed, great food, super service and reasonable prices. Superb local find, and right at the beach, that is soo cool. Hearing their music, sitting outside in November also hearing the sound of crashing waves, what more can one expect of a day at the beach.

Thank Mirv W
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for drinks and appetizers. This was the day after Hurricane Matthew blew through. The bar was full of football fans watching anyone of the many TVs available . They had most of the drinks they listed, they were out of crab dip. I'd go back, service was great.

Thank Timothy L
Pembroke, Canada
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Decent, flavourful food served. I was worried about bringing our kids here, but they do have a modest kids menu, though they do not offer milk as a beverage option (which is fair, given that this is more of a bar than restaurant). The server was nice, but very soft spoken. The building is where the movie Empire Records was... More 

Thank K J
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

If your walking around the board walk this is a nice place to stop in for a cold beer, they have out side seating so you can enjoy the breeze and sights. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, they gave good tips on their drinks as well as local sites.

Thank Mike H
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Second time visiting this restaurant/bar. It was a Saturday evening and the good thing is they serve full menu until they close which was nice. The waitress was kind, checked on us often. The food was good, the drinks were a tad watered down though. Nothing too over the top here, but a good choice with good service.

Thank Usmcwife926
Greensboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We weren't sure at first, but the food prooved amazing! Our server was friendly and efficient. The crab leg and She Crab soup were both perfectly prepared and unique. Prices were very reasonable for the downtown restaurant district.

Thank Charlotte D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband LOVE this place. We ate their last year and had to find it again. We ate there 3 times on our resent visit. The catfish is delicious. Burgers & shrimp are amazing as well. Great service. Of course we would go back! Our Wilmington favorite!!!

Thank KandiceAnn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $24
American, Seafood, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-769-2335
Seafood, Steaks, Sandwiches and So Much More!! Family Friendly with Patio Dining and Large party Capable. 24 Large Screen TV's for all your sports viewing!

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