Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Wilmington

Satellite Lounge

If you want to belly up to North Carolina's most stunning bar, you'll need to head in the opposite direction of Wilmington's historic downtown and into its up-and-coming warehousey South Front district. A gorgeously…
Coffee in Wilmington

The Workshop

For a cup o' Joe with bite, head to this small independent java house in Wrightsville Beach. The owners have combined their love of scuba diving, shark teeth and coffee. The groovy spot shows underwater footage on a…
Microbrewery in Wilmington

Flytrap Brewing

Located in a bright space in the Brooklyn Arts District just a short walk from Front St, Flytrap Brewing specializes in American- and Belgian-style ales among 12 taps. Look for food-truck fare and live music on week…
Microbrewery in Wilmington

Front Street Brewery

It's only vaguely unusual that Wilmington's original brewery is North Carolina's biggest whisky bar! So, if beer isn't your thing, the 400+ bottles of brown liquor should have you covered. Not only that, this downto…
Coffee in Wilmington

24 South Coffee House

Super-chilled atmosphere to enjoy a cup of coffee, with friendly baristas and unusual seats – like comfy armchairs and a church pew. Speciality drinks include a toasted almond mocha, gingerbread latte and funky monk…
Coffee in Wilmington

Bespoke Coffee & Dry Goods

Serving Durham's excellent Counter Culture Coffee, this hip coffeehouse is the most serious of many downtown java joints. In addition to caffeine, it dabbles in hipster dry goods such as denim, backpacks, shoes and …