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“Perfect spot”
Review of Le Catalan

Le Catalan
Ranked #31 of 702 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: European, French, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Wilmington's authentic French Cafe and Wine Bar established January 2001. "Wine Down" on the Riverwalk! Serving Lunch and Dinner: Soups, Salads, Quiche, Cheese, Charcuterie, Seasonal and Daily Entrees, Dessert... Famous Chocolate Mousse. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Inside/Outside dining and friendly service. Enjoy a river breeze and catch a sunset!
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Had a great late lunch Le Catalan today. The food was excellent (Quiche Lorraine and Crab Salad), the chef here really has it going on. Don't miss it; it's an ideal place to grab a bite and a nice glass of wine. Excellent service, excellent food, all in a beautiful setting on a gorgeous afternoon. Who could ask for anything more? Highly recommended!

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Reviewed September 11, 2012

What a delightful discovery! Light French fare exquisitely prepared, wonderful service and hospitality, and a lovely river view. Will dine here again. Magnifique!

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Reviewed August 27, 2012

We had a very pleasant lunch there. The menu is good and well varied with a good selection of both hot and cold entrees. We ate outside and had a nice view of the river. The inside seemed pleasant, if a bit small. I can't comment on the dinner menu, but lunch was a winner.

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Reviewed August 1, 2012

Awesome cozy little restaurant. Great for a date. Had the chicken curry salad with mixed greens. Excellent choice. The bread is amazing. For dessert, the chocolate mousse. I could have had 5 of them but had self control. All really good food. Mostly lighter fare, but no matter, still excellent food with exotic food choices including wine.

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Reviewed July 30, 2012

We've tried most of the places along Wilmington river front, such a joy in the evenings, and Le Catalan is our favourite.

It is not huge, has a simple but delightful style, excellent staff and the prices for good wines and well prepared tapas are excellent value

On our last visit, chef Alan prepared perfect Basil Pesto Tartines with lots of fresh basil, sun dried tomato and tasty cheese plus a little salad. This was followed by a small casserole of Crab and Penne Gratin which we also enjoyed.

It's a great place to sip and snack whilst enjoying the sunset parade on the boardwalk and the river.

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Marie P, Owner at Le Catalan, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2012

Thank you, merci for taking the time to review our little French Cafe.
It's a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed our restaurant as much as we hope our guests do.
Awesome photo of the Tartines! We hope your travels will bring you back to us one day...
See you soon, a bientot! Marie

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