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22 North Restaurant

22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
+1 910-509-0177
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

An incredible fireworks of flavors!!! There is no fixed menu as dishes are made upon availability of products. We had as a starter a delicious "tuna bruschetta" which was perfectly seasoned on a warm toasted bread. As main dish, the "jambalaya" was very tasty with...More

1  Thank Travelalot0007
Reviewed August 12, 2013

I was in the area on business and was looking for a nicer place on the beach for dinner. Love the local flavor and daily changing menu. Chalk boards are fine for me - it's nice they can customize daily. I had the martini shrimp...More

Thank orreo5859
Reviewed August 11, 2013

This is my 2nd review on this restaurant. We ate there about 3 years ago and again a few days ago. What a change of heart I have had, sadly. We ordered the fried gator as an appetizer - it was nearly inedible, so tough...More

1  Thank nervousnelly2
Reviewed August 6, 2013

My husband and I hosted our son's wedding rehearsal dinner at 22 North for 61 people and we could not have been more pleased. Katie Watts, Restaurant Manager, Chef Brent and the entire staff of 22 North made our evening so special. The food was...More

Thank Gene H
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Shrimp and grits were great as an appetizer (had to special request). The calamari was fair. The stuffed salmon was great although just a bit salty with the sea salt. Scallops were bronzed and excellent!! Our server, Jeff, was great he was the only one...More

Thank Tigerag79
Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

We went to 22 North last night to dinner. We made a reservation and walked to the restaurant from our hotel. After a couple of disappointing meals on the island, we were happy to find this place. 22 north is a bit dark inside but...More

Thank lmpulfer
Reviewed July 19, 2013

This is a great choice for dining at Wrightsville Beach. It is one of the few restaurants that is a block from the beach and is excellent quality. The main menu is updated every day, uniquely on a chalk board that is posted outside. When...More

Thank KatieWM
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Place was ok...a little dark and in need of some renovating....however the hostess and server were great! Even let us try the fried catfish on the house and it was delicious! scallops, buffalo shrimp, blackened tuna, and were all very good!!! The shrimp and grits...More

Thank JuicyLucy71
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Loved my entree..shrimp and grits!! delish! Hubby enjoyed his blackened tuna..and my daughter loved her Buffalo Shrimps!! the PNut butter cake was yummy as well....as was the key lime pie. server was nice...hostess was great!! place was dated....could use some updating! Parking lot available!

Thank JuicyLucy71
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Had a really nice meal for 4 of us - 2 kids, 2 adults - waitstaff was polite and attentive. Food was outstanding! Fresh fish, fresh shimp - great menu that utilizes fresh, local ingredients. Highly recommend!

Thank Rissa_13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-509-0177
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Located on historic Wrightsville Beach, 22 North has earned a reputation by visitors and locals alike as "the best kept secret on the beach." Embodying the best of traditional Lower Cape Fear cuisine with classic French and rustic Creole fare, we take pride in providing our guests with the most unique and eclectic Southern comfort food in the Wilmington area. Taking full advantage of the naturally abundant resources Cape Fear is blessed with, our menu changes virtually every day. You're sure to find local favorites along with bold, exciting, and fresh new creations! House specialties like our award-winning silky She-Crab soup, grilled Skirt Steak or our famous Shrimp n'Grits are featured along with more innovative fare such as Sweet Potato Crusted Grouper, Buttermilk fried Alligator and country ham Blue Crab Cakes. And of course our wonderful homemade desserts such as Key Lime Pie and Caramel Bread Pudding are pure delight. We invite you to come on in and make yourself at home!
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