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The Bridge Tender Restaurant

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1414 Airlie Rd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403-3729
+1 910-256-4519
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Stamford, Connecticut
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218 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved the seared Ahi tuna with a big farmer's salad and all the iced tea I could drink. Fast and friendly service, fresh food and right on the water. All you could ask for in a summer lunch.

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Thank Nan F
Rhode Island
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well it's really a marina restaurant - great views - big place - sit in or out ! My meal was good - solid fare but not anything that would blow you away. My wife's order got screwed up our waiter Joe was off the charts GREAT about getting everything corrected. Why is it that when something goes wrong you... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food and service! Can't wait to go back the next time I am in town! I had fried flounder and my colleagues had seafood as well. We were all very pleased. The waitress was top notch and very helpful!

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Thank dwatts2016
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice atmosphere, awesome staff and great food... what more can one ask for.... Perfect evening with my favorite lady.

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Thank 267charlesg
Olympia, Washington
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interestingly enough my father and I went to the Bridge Tender based on a recommendation from our waitress at a Sunday morning pancake house. That said, Bridge Tender is phenomenal...giving it was my birthday, we splurged yet enjoyed every course of our meal. Between my sirloin and father's filet, we left extremely pleased. All in all I have no issued... More 

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Thank Frank R
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A small group of us went on a Saturday night and it was very busy. There were complaints at the table about the drinks being "watered down" especially for their high prices so our group recommends that if you care to imbibe drink the wine! The service was good but our server was overwhelmed and apologized that he might not... More 

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Thank Debbe A
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend who lives in Wilmington recommended this restaurant and I recommend it. I was able to get a reservation 2 hours before dining for myself and 2 girls. We sat inside and had a great view of the water. Service was solid and food was great.

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Thank WoodyNC74
Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place for a birthday celebration. Made advanced reservations and we were seated on the outdoor balcony overlooking the sound per request. Food and service was very good. Best "bread pudding" ever, and enough for sharing. I'll definitely go back when I am in Wrightsville Beach again. Great for a special meal.

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Thank seaweedy
Elon, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a conference and decided to do something different so we hopped in the car and visited The Bridge Tender on a friend's recommendation . Definitely glad we did and will make sure to do it on future visits. The service was excellent and the food was even better. We started with the crab dip and... More 

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Thank Toweristops
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the best roast beef sandwich I've ever had - or imagined. Juicy and plenty of beef. Ate with a local couple and everyone was very happy with the food. I'll be back, for sure, now that I know about it. Only negative was the musty smell typical of salt waterside restaurants with carpet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 Airlie Rd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403-3729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-4519

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