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“Excellent Restaurant!”

Bluewater Waterfront Grill
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Established in 2000, Bluewater Waterfront Grill is picturesque restaurant located on the Intracoastal Waterway in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Service, hospitality and outstanding local cuisine are top priority. The menu features selections of fresh seafood and American fare, offering unique, chef-driven dishes, as well as classic coastal favorites. Bluewater offers spacious dining rooms, private event spaces and has a large outdoor patio where guests can dine and relax while watching sailboats and yachts glide by on the sparkling water. Bluewater has continuously been voted Best Outdoor Dining by Encore Magazine and its outdoor patio includes and a full service bar, and large fans & shades to make dining comfortable during the summer months. Dock access is available.
Apex, North Carolina, USA
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2013

This was my second time to dine at this restaurant. I will have to say it was excellent both times. The food is very good quality for the price. The service was excellent.

Visited March 2013
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North Carolina
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Special soon to be on the menu!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

We had dinner at Bluewater while in Wrightsville Beach this past weekend and had a GREAT experience! The service was good and the food exceptional! I ordered a special which will be on the new summer menu and it was one of the best meals ever. "Thai Tanic Scallops", pan seared, drizzled with wasabi aioli, served with chilled thai noodles. The vegetable which I almost didn't get, was collard greens and they were amazing. My husband had the seafood pasta and it was loaded with seafood! I will be going back the next time we visit Wrightsville beach for sure!

  • Visited February 2013
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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606 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere, Inconsistent Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

We have eaten here each time we visited Wrightsville Beach, with very mixed results. This time I had the Caribbean Jerked Tilapia which was very flavorful . My wife ordered a filet steak cooked medium, and it came bleeding red. Sent it back and the second time it came medium rare. The manager comped her meal, but it made us wonder why a medium steak is so difficult to get right. Most of the charm here is the marine activity outside on the Intracoastal Waterway. If it's already dark, go elsewhere.

Visited January 2013
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“The View is Excellent, Tne Food Not So Good!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

It's really just ordinary grill fare. The glutton for my money crowd will appreciate the portion size, and to tell the truth, your best bet is to get a club sandwich (hold the dressing or they will over do it) and enjoy the excellent view. Watch the yachts and fishing boats as they cruise up and down the harbor, and yes you will see dolphins passing through fairly frequently. Ambience great, fod...ordinary to weak.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Rob M
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Southport, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Love this restaurant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2013

Great view and great food. Perfect spot to take new visitors to the area and lounge near the water. Service is great and the activity on the water is always entertaining.

Visited June 2012
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