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Wrightsville Beach

South Beach Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Southern Inspired, Locally Sourced since 1997. We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on beautiful Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. 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 eclectic, Chef driven, regional cuisine at dinner. Our menu highlights the bounty of Sea and Land, locally sourced. Coming by boat ? Dock at Wynn Plaza public docks. We also have Gluten Free/ reduced items. We offer limited reservations for four and accept call ahead for smaller parties. Our taps feature an ever evolving selection of local craft drafts.
$8 - $26
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Waterfront, Beach, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed November 29, 2019

Douglas was an excellent waiter with good suggestions. Had the Grouper Linda which was excellent. Good food, good service.

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank janan27148
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

You can’t beat the view of the canal. They have a fantastic porch for beautiful October days, a good beer selection and great food!

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Leslie L
Reviewed November 16, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic meal! Recommend the fried black eyed peas, Grouper Linda, and Eggplant Shrimp Stack. Devine. Drinks were tasty. Service was excellent (thanks, Douglas!). Can’t go wrong here. Enjoy...

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank skindurhamnc
Reviewed October 8, 2019

Came by for dinner Saturday night and got sat immediately. Staff was knowledgable and very friendly . We sat outside and had a variety of local seafood dishes, all were delicious. Drinks were also outstanding , management even stopped by to make sure we were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank LIZalberta
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

We, two couples, pulled up on the dock across the street for a late lunch. We sat outside. Our server, Douglas was excellent. We just shared 3 plates; calamari, seafood nachos and Mac and cheese. All were excellent. Will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank Landgnc
Reviewed October 1, 2019

Sitting outside at sunset at the South Beach Grill is fantastic and it has that classic relaxed Wrightsville atmosphere we never get tired of. My wife went to her go to entree, the Grouper Linda,which was great and I tried a new one, the sweet...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed September 28, 2019 via mobile

This cafe has indoor and outdoor dining. It specializes in locally sourced food where available. Everyone was very friendly, and service was fast. The fried shrimp and scallops were great, and one of the sides was a fine homemade succotash. One of our party had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank annebW7976JY
Reviewed September 27, 2019

New second home residents to Wilmington and enjoy trying new restaurants in the area. We have a long history of loving seafood and enjoying great venues for an evening. So disappointed from the crumbling corn bread at the start to the no flavor seafood meals....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DRHunter
EWA10769, Owner at South Beach Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2019

Hello DRHunter, I am sincerely sorry you had a bad experience in our restaurant. It appears this review and the one posted just prior are from the same visit / table. Had you informed us of the issues I can assure you they would have...More

Reviewed September 27, 2019 via mobile

We went there for the first time. The waitstaff was friendly but the positives stop there. Our food was bland and had zero flavor. The cornbread crumbled as soon as we picked it up. The crab dip had lumps of cream cheese NOT lumps of...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

The wait time to sit down was not bad but there was enough wait for the food to come to your table. Food was delicious, hot but pricy. Still worth it. Our server Douglas was awesome.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Tim R
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
The South Beach Grill will be closed for the Christmas Holiday from Monday, December 18th until Wednesday, December 27th. Merry Christmas!
October 3, 2017|
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Response from linda h | Reviewed this property |
Limited kids menus but something for everyone and they are very accommodating there with menus changes
Irene B
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Anthony B | Reviewed this property |
No reservation needed.
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