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A photo of Ceviche's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1015)
$$$$
• Seafood • Wilmington
Booked 38 times today
A popular dish made of raw fish or shellfish, marinated in fresh squeezed lime or lemon juice often with tropical fruit, oil, onions, peppers, and seasonings. Ceviche is a seafood dish that derived from the coastal regions of Latin America and the Caribbean. Served chilled as an appetizer or main entree. It is absolutely delicious, healthy, and refreshing! "Inspired By My Upbringing In Panama, Central America - Fishing With My Dad In Both The Pacific And Atlantic Oceans, Picking Fresh Mangos At The Bus Stop For Breakfast & Epic Surfing Trips (I Vividly Remember My First Barrel). I Wanted To Bring That Feeling To Wrightsville Beach With A Staple In The Panamanian Diet, Ceviche, Tropical Fruit, Plantains, Etc.." - Hunter Tiblier, Owner.
A photo of True Blue Butcher & Barrel - South Front restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(211)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Wilmington
Booked 29 times today
Chef Bobby Zimmerman and his team welcome you to True Blue Butcher and Barrel located at The South Front District in Wilmington, NC. Butcher and Barrel will stay loyal to the True Blue brand with a butcher shop and great steak choices, but will create its own identity with redesigned playful menu options, a spirited atmosphere that accommodates live music, and an extensive amount of liquor options.
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4.4
Awesome(203)
$$$$
• Seafood • Wilmington
Booked 36 times today
The George on the Riverwalk is in the downtown area of Wilmington, North Carolina. A great location, along with the great food, have helped to make this a very popular eatery. You can find inside or outside seating right on the river. As one of the only dog friendly restaurants in the area, we welcome your furry friends! We provide heated decks in the winter as well as amazing views of the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, the USS North Carolina Battleship and amazing sunset views year around! Whether you choose to visit us by car or boat, we provide 3 hour parking vouchers for the lot across the street and have a 90ft floating dock located directly on the Cape Fear River!!
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4.7
Exceptional(1538)
$$$$
• Italian • Wilmington
Booked 32 times today
Tarantelli’s is located on Second Street, just one block from Front Street and in walking distance to the Cape Fear River. The restaurant and event venue is located in the historic district of downtown Wilmington. This lively area spans 230-plus blocks and is home to some of the best bars, restaurants, churches, architecture, and selection of fine art. There are several parking facilities nearby, but you can also reach Tarantelli's year round via horse drawn trolley and carriage, river taxi, trolley cars, or on foot.
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4.8
Exceptional(498)
$$$$
• Seafood • Wilmington
Booked 17 times today
Mindfully sourced and thoughtfully prepared ingredients highlight the landscape of the food in our coastal community. Menu subject to change daily with local availability of seafood and produce. James Beard nominated chef and owner, Dean Neff. Reservations available for dinner Wednesday through Monday. Closed Tuesdays & Wednesdays.We are open weekdays 9am-2pm for counter service breakfast, lunch, coffee and pastries. Brunch now served Saturday & Sunday!
A photo of True Blue Butcher & Table - The Forum restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(612)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Wrightsville Beach
Booked 26 times today
True Blue Butcher & Table reflects global, rustic flavors with a modern American interpretation. Enjoy the simplicity of perfect ingredients, along with our butcher counter & drink menu. We are open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and weekend brunch.
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4.7
Exceptional(1278)
$$$$
• American • Wilmington
Welcome to PinPoint Restaurant! Located in Wilmington, NC, PinPoint Restaurant serves food deeply rooted in Southern tradition. Featured in Southern Living's Best Restaurants of 2019. The menu changes daily and features local seasonal offerings from Wilmington’s farmers, fishermen, and oystermen.
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4.8
Exceptional(105)
$$$$
• French American • Beaufort / Morehead City
Booked 13 times today
BLUE MOON BISTRO of Beaufort, NC; a casual fine dining experience located within the Historic 1821 Dill House. Locally sourced menu featuring modern French cuisine. CHEF JAYSON FOSTER was born in Norwich NY where he developed a love of cooking through spent time with his mother and grandmother in the kitchen. In 1996, he came south to Beaufort, NC. After stints in other dining spots, Jayson was hired by Chef William Bell at William’s Casual Fine Dining where he was named sous chef. Jayson attended Carteret Community College; Culinary Arts studying in France under two-starred Michelin Chef Marc Meurin.  A stalwart on the Beaufort Food Scene, Jayson has cooked at Chef’s 105, Circa 81, and at Aqua, where he was the Chef for 10 years. In 2012, Jayson and team won the Fire on the Docks Competition in Wilmington, NC. Jayson is proud to bring all these experiences together in the kitchen at Blue Moon Bistro and looks forward to serving you. Bon Appetit!
A photo of The Oyster Rock Waterfront Seafood restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1611)
$$$$
• Seafood • Calabash
Booked 58 times today
Welcome to The Oyster Rock, a family-owned and operated waterfront Calabash seafood restaurant specializing in excellent seafood and raw bar items, mixed with a flavorful variety of mouth-watering beef, chicken and pork dishes, along with sandwiches and burgers all prepared in house every day using only the freshest and finest ingredients from local and regional suppliers and the beautiful Atlantic Ocean right outside our doors.Overlooking the scenic Calabash River and its pristine estuaries and relaxing atmosphere, The Oyster Rock provides the most amazing view around, from our indoor and outdoor seating areas and bars featuring more than 24 domestic and imported beers on tap, 30 wines by the glass and a delicious collection of specialty cocktails.If you would like to order carryout, orders may be placed by calling 910-579-6875.
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4.6
Exceptional(1548)
$$$$
• Steakhouse • Wilmington
Booked 15 times today
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Wilmington is located at the newly constructed River Place in the heart of historic Downtown Wilmington. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business meeting, or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs and our Wilmington steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere of casual elegance.

Discover Coastal North Carolina

The coastal region of North Carolina is a vacation magnet, and food is big business all along the shoreline. Fresh seafood establishments abound in this area, with many of them catering directly to the visitors as much as the locals. Steakhouses are also very common along the coast for those looking for a great cut prepared just right. The South is barbeque country, and you can add the North Carolina coast to the list, as barbecue smokehouses are plentiful and usually found in a bar-and-grill setting. International food is also a very popular choice along the North Carolina coast. Selections include Thai, German, Indian, and even Peruvian cuisine. Of course, there are many national chain establishments as well as locally owned family restaurants and combination eateries for those wanting something quick.

The coastal region of North Carolina is a vacation magnet, and food is big business all along the shoreline. Fresh seafood establishments abound in this area, with many of them catering directly to the visitors as much as the locals. Steakhouses are also very common along the coast for those looking for a great cut prepared just right. The South is barbeque country, and you can add the North Carolina coast to the list, as barbecue smokehouses are plentiful and usually found in a bar-and-grill setting. International food is also a very popular choice along the North Carolina coast. Selections include Thai, German, Indian, and even Peruvian cuisine. Of course, there are many national chain establishments as well as locally owned family restaurants and combination eateries for those wanting something quick.

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