Seafood Restaurants

The Bridge Tender Restaurant Wrightsville Beach Restaurants
  
$$$
1414 Airlie Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 256-4519

Located at the foot of the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge on historic Airlie Road, The Bridge Tender Restaurant features the finest steaks and seafood with a spectacular panoramic view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Since 1976, this fine casual-dining establishment has earned its reputation for excellence through careful attention to detail, unparalleled cuisine...more about The Bridge Tender Restaurant

South Beach Grill Wrightsville Beach Restaurants
  
$$-$$$
100 S. Lumina Ave.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 256-4646

A strong local following has made South Beach Grill successful not just for its exquisitely prepared menu, but its coastal ambience as well. The decor is marked by rich colors with warm candlelight at dinner and dark wood tables and armchairs. The location, immediately south of the fixed bridge near the...more about South Beach Grill

  
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4 Marina St.
Wrightsville Beach, NC
(910) 256-8500

Located in Wrightsville Beach overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, Bluewater is a sprawling two-story restaurant voted the 2011 "Best Outdoor Dining" venue by Encore readers. Bluewater is open daily for lunch and dinner year-round and serves American cuisine with a distinctly coastal flair. For lunch, enjoy starters like the Bluewater Sampler, which...more about Bluewater Waterfront Grill

  
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1308 Airlie Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28480
(910) 256-2752

The view of the Intracoastal Waterway alone is worth a trip to Dockside, but if you're craving delicious and well-prepared local seafood, you'll also find the dining experience to be a mouthwatering adventure. Fresh seafood, broiled or fried, shrimp and grits and the popular shrimp boil are just a few of...more about Dockside Restaurant & Marina

  
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11 N. Lumina Ave.
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 333-6688

King Neptune has been in business since 1946, outlasting hurricanes and the competition but not its appeal. Brothers Danny and Earl McPherson took over the landmark restaurant this year, bringing with them a redesigned menu and dining room. Look for tasty fried seafood, burgers, healthy offerings, and family-friendly fare at affordable...more about King Neptune Restaurant

  
$$-$$$
703 S. Lumina Ave.
Wrightsville Beach, NC
(910) 256-5551

Few culinary experiences are as delightful as dining on the pier at the Oceanic. There's nothing better than a pier table in the moonlight. By day, as pelicans and seagulls kite overhead and the surf crashes below, you could be enjoying a chilled beverage, Sesame-seared Yellowfin Tuna, spicy Sunburned Shrimp, or...more about Oceanic Restaurant

Planning and Pricing

Restaurants at Wrightsville Beach vary from Trolly Stop, where you can feed the family hot dogs fairly cheap after a day in the sand, to the Oceanic Restaurant, a special treat, where you can dine on some the finest seafood in town on the pier.  Here, price codes are based on the average price for two dinner entrees only and do not reflect sales tax or tips.

$ Less than $20 
$$ $20 to $30 
$$$ $31 to $45 
$$$$ More than $45

 
 
 
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