Wilmington, NC

  (11 restaurants)    
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Cast Iron Kitchen ($$)
(434 ratings)

8024 Market St Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 821-8461
  • Dirty South Biscuit
    southern fried chicken tenderloin, bacon, runny egg, muenster & pepper jack cheeses w/ sausage gravy
  • Not My Momma's Meatloaf
    house made meatloaf w/ ground beef & pork, fried egg, caramelized sweet onion, arugula, tomato, aged cheddar, herb aioli & Texas Pete hollandaise served on a toasted bun; "this is outstanding!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
434 ratings
mom-and-pop joint serving North Carolina favorites w/ a twist; serving breakfast & lunch only (check website for updated info)
Ceviche's ($$)
(623 ratings)

7210 Wrightsville Ave Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 256-3131
  • Ropa Vieja
    braised & shredded beef in a spicy pepper broth served w/ coconut rice & mixed vegetables; looks good
  • Sancocho
    Panama's national dish; soup w/ chicken, sweet potato, yucca, plantains & corn in a spicy cilantro broth; served w/ a side of coconut rice
4.5 out of 5
623 ratings
"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.
Cheese SmithSee Cheese Smith Video ($$)
(106 ratings)

624 S 17th St Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 231-0808
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "On Wheels"
  • "Buffalo Baby" Grilled Cheese
    havarti, braised buffalo chicken, homemade buttermilk ranch, quick pickled carrot & celery slaw; looks good
4.5 out of 5
106 ratings
opened in 2018; food truck specializing in creative grilled cheese concoctions
Copper Penny ($$)
(1187 ratings)

109 Chestnut St Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1373
  • 109 Chestnut Chicken Sandwich
    signature sandwich; mushroom, chicken, Provolone, chipotle mayo served on toasted sub roll; named after the restaurant address; looks good
  • Hot Roast Pork Sandwich
    sliced pork loin, sauteed spinach, Provolone, garlic aioli on a sub w/ side of au jus for dipping; looks good!
  • Onion Rings
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
1187 ratings
small funky joint owned/operated by husband-wife duo serving simple, but real-deal food
Fork N Cork ($$)
(1045 ratings)

122 Market St Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 228-5247
  • Confit Duck Wings
    deep fried confit duck wings served w/ choice of sauce: Charmoula (delicious Moroccan sauce), Hot Honey Garlic, Peach BBQ, Raspberry Chipotle, Creole Rosemary Honey Mustard or Habanero Orange Marmalade; Guy liked w/ Habanero Orange Marmalade
  • Wellington Bites
    Beef Wellington in a puff pastry; served w/ side of port wine cherry sauce & horseradish cream sauce; call to check availability; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1045 ratings
higher end comfort food in 40-seat joint
PinPoint Restaurant ($$)
(351 ratings)

114 Market St Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 769-2972
  • Catfish & Grits
    catfish brined & cold-smoked, pressed in corn meal & fried; served on grits & vegetables; topped w/ green tomato slaw & lemon-brown butter
4.5 out of 5
351 ratings
locally sourced New American meals, including many seafood dishes
Winnie's TavernSee Winnie's Tavern Video ($$)
(226 ratings)

1895 Burnett Blvd Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1799
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Stacked"
  • "Trailer Park" Burger
    bacon cheeseburger w/ jalapeno pimiento cheese & Cajun fried green tomatoes, plus chipotle mayo, onion, lettuce, bread & butter pickles; "it's like a buffet for your mouth!" -Fanny Slater
4.5 out of 5
226 ratings
opened in 1962; family-run bar & restaurant known for burgers
Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn ($)
(695 ratings)

4002 Oleander Dr Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 799-2919
  • "Churkeychanga"
    seasonal item; roasted turkey breast, mashed garlic red skin potatoes, jalapeno cornbread stuffing, flour tortilla, deep fried & served w/ jalapeno cream gravy & cranberry salsa
  • Notorious P.I.G.
    a flour tortilla filled w/ slow-roasted Cuban pork, bacon, chorizo, cheese, sriracha slaw & chipotle BBQ sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
695 ratings
est. 2000; "hot, fast, cheap & easy" (from its website); known for Mexican favorites, vegan options & salsa bar
Sweet n Savory Cafe ($$)
(756 ratings)

1611 Pavilion Pl Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 256-0115
4.0 out of 5
756 ratings
since 1996; engineer who buys a bakery, then opens for lunch, & then for breakfast & dinner
Joe's Oasis ($$)
(52 ratings)

6400 Carolina Beach Rd Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 399-8585
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Wilmington, NC"
  • 30-Minute 5lb Pierogi Challenge
    fried 1.5-lb dough filled with 3.5-lbs of mashed potato & cheddar cheese; topped w/ grilled onions & served w/ a bowl of sour cream; Casey won
3.5 out of 5
52 ratings
family-owned neighborhood sports bar & grill
Something Fishy Seafood Restaurant ($$)
(184 ratings)

3436 S College Rd Map It!
Wilmington, NC 28412
(910) 395-0909
3.5 out of 5
184 ratings
since 1991
Wilmington, NC   (11 restaurants)    

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