Restaurants

Top Choice Southern US in Wilmington

PinPoint

PinPoint was declared by Southern Living magazine as one of the South's best new restaurants – and they weren't lyin'! Chef Dean Neff was Hugh Acheson’s kitchen compadre in Athens, Georgia's excellent Five & Ten…
Top Choice Cheese in Wilmington

Little Dipper

Each table at this fun fondue restaurant comes with a burner at which to melt a pot of cheesy goodness. Choose from different combos – the classic cheddar and Emmental mix, or Italian cheeses (provolone, mozzarella …
Seafood in Wilmington

Oceanic

This seafood restaurant on the pier ticks all the boxes for ambience, with simple outdoor and indoor seating with panoramic views of the coastline and Wrightsville Beach. Sunset dining doesn't get much better than t…
Burgers in Wilmington

Fork 'N' Cork

The kitchen's not afraid of kicky and decadent flavors at the hip Fork 'N' Cork, a former food truck that has cleaned up real nice. Juicy burgers such as the Hot Mess – with bacon, jalapeños, grilled onions, and blu…
Diner in Wilmington

The Dixie Grill

A top breakfast spot in central Wilmington. This retro setting, with lime-green booths and a bar area for solo diners, serves apple-sage sausage patties, eggs all ways, and Southern classics including baked biscuits…
Mexican in Wilmington

Flaming Amy's Burrito Barn

The burritos are big and tasty at Flaming Amy's, a scrappy barn filled with kitschy decor from Elvis to Route 66. Burritos include the Philly Phatboy, the Thai Mee Up and the jalapeño-and-pepper-loaded Flaming Amy. …
Seafood in Wilmington

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar

For an unpretentious local seafood and craft beer, it has to be this surf-themed bar-restaurant. Boards hang from the ceiling, sport plays on screens, there's surf rock on the speakers, and wall hangings (like an En…