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King Neptune

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$$ - $$$
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11 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2806
7:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 am
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there on Taco Tuesday Dollar and two dollar tacos Their fish tacos are delicious The bar is great and we also went back for a really good breakfast Really good food at great prices

Thank Sadie B
Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ventured to King Neptune's tonight on a recommendation.When we first walked in we almost turned back. The décor is shabby but the wait staff overcame it. The menu was well worn but the food was great. We had 4 different dinners and 4 different drinks. My wife actually had a good glass of wine for $1.00.....I had the stuffed... More 

Thank Mark M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We just popped in during a spur of the moment trip to the beach. The food and atmosphere was fabulous. The food prices were a reasonable.

Thank Corie E
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Found location after getting to the beach late due driving thru storm! Food was good, prices good and staff very nice ! I had the shrimp and steak noodle bowl and it was delicious!

Thank Dina H
North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Walked here from our motel and had the chef's special. Excellent dinner and house wines $1.00 per glass. Really good dinner for 2.

Thank FreqTraveler24
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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343 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We tried lunch and dinner here several times and found this to be a consistent good seafood place. We tried various fish, clam, scallop and shrimp plates and all were good and served with generous side dishes. For something different try the Hibachi bowl. The Fry Basket with your choices is great for lunch. This place is usually filled with... More 

Thank PhilViking
Albany, New York
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My wife and I came here after an early morning walk on the beach. A local's place that was just as accommodating to visitors like us. We sat at the bar an ordered a tasty breakfast served by a friendly bartender/server. This was our first time to WB and we plan on coming back next summer--and will make King Neptune... More 

1 Thank maloneranger60
Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

My complaint is not about the taste of the food, but rather that I broke a tooth on a bone or other hard object in the food. When I reported this to the establishment I initially received a sincere-sounding email from Danny McPherson, the owner, promising to speak with me. However, despite numerous attempts to contact him by email and... More 

2 Thank Jed R
Mount Holly
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

In looking at the menu online and the prices I expected a much nicer restaurant. We walked into what felt like somewhere you would have beer and wings with your friends. So while the food was good - a nicer atmosphere would have been appreciated.

1 Thank dawnmI5088SD
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I stopped by for a quick lunch after spending the morning on the beach. The bartender was very pleasant and quick to serve me. I had the grilled seafood platter which was very good, a tad strong on the seasoning, but very good nonetheless. Unfortunately the clam chowder is no longer available, but the corn and clam bisque is a... More 

Thank meaghannz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2806
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: 910-333-6688

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