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“A great Special”

The Bridge Tender Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A great Special”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

Love "winter beach" in Wrightsville, NC. No crowds...anywhere ! Stopped here for a nice lunch, and a great view. Neither disappointed. The tuna lunch, $12 special, was just awesome and a full meal in itself ! Ordered it rare, b/c it was top grade. Asian fresh veggies w/sticky rice. Awesome! Again ! Went back for dinner and had their special - $17, (tuna upgrade $2 extra), included appetizer, entree, and delicious dessert. (Hours like 4-6pm) We got the award winning clam chowder soup, hearty, and full of clams. Our tuna was perfect. except this dish wasabi drizzled on top. Not too spicy, though. For dessert with this special, we ordered the Key lime pie, which actually was a very generous slice. Very light, and it was more like a mousse, in texture. Bottle of Chenin Blanc was half price. Total....drum roll....$57 +tip. Atmosphere was just what we wanted, with the bridge opening, and three huge sail boats passed through at 6pm. Instigated a conversation of what we want to do next. Had another dinner at a local restaurant, the Oceanic.....no comparrison....at all. PS There is some work being done on the bridge, but if you are traveling toward the ocean, turn right, two lights before the bridge, and arrive at The BridgetTender from the back. This way, you won't be stuck in any construction traffic. If you are coming from the beach toward town, you can't avoid a small gridlock. Sorry : (

  • Visited November 2013
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Hailey, Idaho
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice Menu and Great View”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

I learned this is a must do from my visit with a resident friend. I ordered the open face shrimp sandwich because I had never seen anything like it on any menu in my travels. Coincidentally, I saw a travel/food presentation on this dish the night before on TV. This dish was served in a cream dill sauce, so was rich, delicious and filling.

I thought the lunch menu was varied and interesting for all types of palates.

Wait staff attentive and was able to accommodate our request for separate checks.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Barbara J
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The food is awesome!”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

We visit the Bridge Tender every time we are in Wrightsville and it never disappoints us! The food is great and the service is always friendly!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Erik C
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Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
“ACCFO Conference”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

The Prime Rib was excellent the service was great and because there was a delay in a drink order, our waiter brought deserts to the table for a party of 4.

Visited October 2013
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Thank San H
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Good food, great views.”
Reviewed October 2, 2013

We recently met a group of friends here for the early bird special....$17. A great meal and a beautiful sunset with great company. What could be better?
The service for our large table of 8 was perfect. The food - wow..what a great value. Salad or soup, entree and dessert for $17. Some of the entrees had a $2 upcharge (like my wasabi encrusted tuna), but the extra $2 was well worth it. Perfectly cooked tuna, sticky rice and spinach. YUM!
Dessert was a choice of a brownie sundae or key lime pie. The brownie was huge, covered with ice cream, hot fudge and candied walnuts. Divine.
Everyone in our group was very happy!

  • Visited September 2013
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