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“Best seafood we've had in a long time.”
Review of Fish Bites

Fish Bites
Ranked #10 of 673 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas. Live Lobster Tank. Local fisherman owned. Fresh seafood arriving daily. Daily specials. Homemade Desserts. Casual gourmet. Super friendly waitstaff. Where the locals hang out.
Atlanta, Georgia
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Best seafood we've had in a long time.”
Reviewed July 7, 2010

Interesting menu with more than the typical fare at resonable prices. Fish seems to be mostly local and very fresh. Excellent steamed platter and the best lobster bisque anywhere. Food is well seasoned and not overly salty. Corn muffins are great. We'll be back as this small restaurant is worth going out of our way for.

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olyphant , pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great find”
Reviewed June 27, 2010

Thanks Tripadvisor reviewers! Great, fresh food! Friendly attentive staff! Not your typical menu. Great dessert! Will put on list of places to go back to. I mapped it from hotel. Easy to find with landmarks.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good Restaurant”
Reviewed June 13, 2010

We found this place through tripadvisor while vacationing in NC.

Had a great time there. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Waitresses were nice.

Would definitely recommend.

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Cary, NC
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Great experience at Fish Bites”
Reviewed June 13, 2010

Fish Bites is located in a strip-mall on Carolina Beach Road between a convenience store and an emergency care clinic. As a result, it's easy to miss when passing back and forth from Wilmington to the beach. However, the inside is decorated in a an updated coastal style and is definitely casual, relaxed, and clean.

We enjoyed our meal very much. I ate a steamer platter, which included shrimp, oysters, mussels, crab legs, potatoes, and corn on the cob. I also had a fantastic cup of lobster bisque. Everything I ate was great, and my family members enjoyed their meals as well, which included steamed scallops, portobello mushrooms stuffed with seafood, and a crab cake sandwich.

Unfortunately (and surprisingly), good, well-priced seafood restaurants can be difficult to find in Wilmington. I'm glad we discovered this one, and I'm sure we'll be back!

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Wilmington NC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best seafood, best price, best environment!”
Reviewed March 25, 2010

I've heard great things about Fish Bites from friends and coworkers since it opened last summer, but hadn't tried it until my parents were visiting in town. We were looking for a somewhat casual location with great seafood, and weren't let down in the least. I strongly recommend their crab and shrimp cakes (appetizer). We enjoyed them so much that we ordered another round for dessert!

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