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The Bridge Tender Restaurant

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1414 Airlie Road, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403
+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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North Carolina
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Atmosphere, view along water and quality of food were excellent last night. The only complaint we have is the fact that after we ordered our entrees and received our meals, the waiter for the table two down from us offered those who were just seated a variety of specials for the night. We were never offered such items and perhaps... More 

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Thank Chris P
Williamstown, KY
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was excellent. We loved their early specials. Food is perfectly cooked. Were too full to eat the dessert, but they gladly packed it to go. Outdoor dining was great.

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Thank Joan A
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding food. Salmon, steak, tuna, and grouper meals we delicious. The small wedge salad with homemade dressing was the perfect starter. We dined outside at 7:30 and the weather and view of the full moon was perfect.

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2 Thank Mg G
Wilmington, North Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is probably my favorite restaurant near the beach. It's nice and quiet, service is amazing, and the view outside is awesome. Our server Daniel was so great! I would recommend this place to anyone who is splurging for a night and wants great quality!!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were with special friends and decided to dine at a lovely restaurant situated on the waterway with a fabulous view of the boat traffic. We hadn't been there for years, but had heard a good buzz about it. Dining could be on the outdoor patio or seated in front of a large window. The staff were very welcoming and... More 

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ktg2012, Manager at The Bridge Tender Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm terribly sorry to hear about your experience with us the other night. I encourage you to call the restaurant and speak directly with the owner John at 910-256-4519 so that we may resolve this. Again, I am so sorry. Kyle Goodwin Bridge Tender Restaurant 910-256-4519 More 

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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on a visit to the UNCW campus when we looked for a restaurant that could accommodate the tastes and location of our family of four. We were not disappointed at all. We were seated immediately by a gracious hostess with a smile and immediately greeted with our server, Greg. Waters with lemon and the specials were provided along... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On Friday evening (7/15) I took my friend and her two children who were visiting from Dallas, Texas to The Bridge Tender for dinner. We were seated outside which was great and the view is always so very nice there and the ability to walk along the pier really adds to the atmosphere. Our waiter Matthew seemed like a nice... More 

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ktg2012, Manager at The Bridge Tender Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry about your experience with us the other night. I encourage you to call the restaurant and speak directly with the owner, John at 910-256-4519 so that we me resolve these issues. Again, I am so sorry. Kyle Goodwin Bridge Tender Restaurant 910-256-4519 More 

Suffolk, Virginia
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always good here and of course, the seafood is simply excellent and fresh. We have found the service good also. They don't have a courtesy car which might be needed if you are aboard a boat.

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Thank oldhokie702016
Cary, North Carolina
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon the suggestion of a coworker my wife took me here for my birthday dinner while vacationing in Wrightsville Beach. I read some Trip Advisor reviews and figured it was worth the try. First and foremost I will emphasize that the customer service was the best I've experienced anywhere in a long time. No less than 5 staff members made... More 

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Marseille, France
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My personal favorite is the chicken salad and the garden salad you put the scoop of chicken salad salad on with the raspberry vinaigrette or balsamic dressing always fabulous quality food wonderful waitstaff and very accommodating front desk beautiful view of the water and the boats since they go in and out on the inland waterway. I must visit when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 Road, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403
  • 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?