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South Beach Grill

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100 Lumina Ave S, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-6201
+1 910-256-4646
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my wife decided to travel to the beach this weekend. We ate dinner there with the hope to eat seafood. Their pecan crusted grouper stuffed with crab is to die for. The waitresses are super friendly and the restaurant is cozy and very nice..... if it was for me I would eat there every single night!!!

2 Thank Rafael V
Nags Head, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local seafood, good service and friendly staff. We will definitely go back the next time we are in the area. I had the tuna poke small plate and the shrimp and grits small plate. My husband had buttery grouper. It was very enjoyable.

1 Thank Annette R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not wait to go back to South Beach Grill to have the stacked eggplant and shrimp dish. Yummy! My husband had the flounder francais. The staff is friendly and helpful. I would suggest a call ahead reservation. Enjoy!

2 Thank Angel K
Cary, North Carolina
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint grill with some great outdoor seating overseeing the sound. I had blackened grouper tacos for lunch and the rest of the family had sandwiches and burgers. According to them the those were all really delicious. Definitely a spot to return to if you are looking for a casual dining experience on Wrightsville Beach, NC

1 Thank Lennart W
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried every one on Island and South Beach Grill is still the best food. The grouper Linda is fantastic. Great friendly service. Great menu. Not cheap, but priced comparable to other nice places and worth every penny.

2 Thank Bfroadking
Ellabell, Georgia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good. They have an outside area to eat which is nice when the weather is good. The staff were all attentive and friendly. I had the grouper Linda which was really good. It was not a cheap meal but good quality.

2 Thank Eliza P
Wilmington, North Carolina
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You can eat inside or outside. The weather was great and the place wasn't crowded, so we sat outside. My friend had a burger and soup. The chowder was very good, but the burger was average. I had fish tacos which were very good. The prices were average for lunch.

2 Thank Rosemarie M
Brussels, Belgium
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261 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Since I've given up on the Oceanic and the Bluewater Grill bombed out, this was my last hope. Passed it many times, but it didn't look that appealing to me from outside. However, inside and the food was another story. We visited the website and had our selections prepared, but they had a three course $28 meal for a special... More 

2 Thank Mr G
Northern Virginia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I visited South Beach Grill on a fairly crowded night just before the Ironman North Carolina weekend. I was able to grab one of the few remaining seats outside on the patio (otherwise, I'm not sure I would have stayed - I want to eat outside when at the beach). I started with the clam chowder, which was excellent. I... More 

1 Thank obxforus
Conover, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I read the high reviews and decided to have lunch. I had the BLT w/ beach beans and my husband ate a BBQ sandwich with fries. Average lunch ~ certainly nothing special or unique.

1 Thank DeannaMoore21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $22
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lumina Ave S, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-6201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-4646
We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on beautiful Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Our restaurant has been the Local's favorite since 1997. We welcome our guests with consistent, creative cuisine served in a friendly, casual atmosphere. You can enjoy a great burger sitting outside on our patio for lunch or experience the unique, eclectic, regional cuisine at dinner of our Chef. His menu highlights the bounty of Sea and Land, locally sourced.We also have Gluten Free/ reduced items.

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