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“Great location on the riverfront”
Review of Pilot House

Pilot House
Ranked #15 of 673 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
North Carolina
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243 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Great location on the riverfront”
Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for dinner with our two kids. I have been on the riverfront before but never eaten at this restaurant. It is a great location and nice ambience. I had the fish grouper special and my hubby had grilled fish and both were good. The bread bowl had a a selection of bread which included delicious cornbread. The service was good. The only downside was the noise. There was a loud group made it difficult to hear each other.

Visited March 2014
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Apex, North Carolina
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC!!”
Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful river view, cozy atmosphere, and even better food. But my favorite part of this visit was our server Lindsey! She was just delightful and really made the evening so special!

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Durham, North Carolina
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Enjoyable lunch by the Cape Fear River”
Reviewed March 11, 2014

This restaurant has a great location, especially the tables right on the water. Food was very good, service was friendly and attentive. We prefer this restaurant to the one next door, for food and service.

  • Visited March 2014
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, even better food! ”
Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for a Saturday night dinner with the kids...drawn to the waterfront location & a table with a view.
We were seated in a tall, window side table, in the bar area.
The atmosphere is beautiful and the server/bartender was great! So fun & friendly!
We ordered grouper entree, which was stellar...fish and chips, also a hit! Kids menu was better than most and offered a decent burger & pasta marinara.
All in all, a perfect night! The best of our visit to Wilmington! Highly recommend!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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217 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Super Good”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Loved this place! Lindsay was our waitress and she set the tone with her friendly,pleasant manner. Food was DELICIOUS and our group ordered different entrees. Everyone agreed that Pilot House is better than Elijah's - hands down. Same wonderful view, same great service but BETTER food and better value for larger portions. We will come again!

Visited March 2014
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