Voted the best restaurant at Wrightsville Beach by WWAY-TV, 22 North showcases the abundant resources of the Cape Fear Region. Their menu reflects classical French, Creole, and Southern influences. Their daily blackboard menu reflects the creative style of chef Brent Poteat, featuring an every-changing array of captivating items like saffron lump...more about 22 North
You'll find plenty of nightlife to keep you busy long after the sun goes down at Wrightsville Beach, NC. From beach bars to restaurant lounges there are plenty of spots to relax and drink a cold one after a long day in the sun.
Start with a stroll down Lumina Avenue. You'll find plenty of places to explore here - from 22 North and their excellent martinis to King Neptune's bar bites menu to burgers and beer at Jerry Allen's Sports Bar and Grille. Locals flock to Lagerheads Tavern to people watch, and you'll find a mix of surfers, sailors, residents, and tourists at Buddy's Crab House and Oyster Bar. Red Dogs is legendary with the college crowd.
You don't need to dress up for a night on the town in Wrightsville Beach — just throw on your flip flops and grab your friends. Feeling hungry? Stop in at the South Beach Grill for fried pickles or vist the bar at the Oceanic for great appetizers, drinks, and a spectacular view of the ocean. Insider tip: their Bloody Marys are amazing paired with crab dip and if you're feeling indulgent, they make a delicious mudslide.
Looking for a sweet treat? You'll find ice cream on Lumina Avenue too, and a summer evening is perfect for grabbing a cone and heading for a moonlight walk on the beach. In the summer, there are concerts at the Wrightsville Beach Park. Bring your lawn chair or beach blanket and listen to local music as the sun sets.
Figure Eight Island, NC, has no commercial businesses, but there's plenty to do in Wilmington. See our Wilmington Nightlife section for more listings of bars, clubs, movie theaters, concert halls, galleries, and more.