Dining in Wilmington, North Carolina
A thriving number of tourists visiting Wilmington, North Carolina every year to see its historic sites, museums, beaches, camping and other attractions, necessitates the growth of the restaurant business in the town. Naturally today Wilmington, North Carolina boasts of having restaurants, which cater to all tastes and all nationalities, whether the tourist is American, French, Italian, German, Greek, Indian, Asian or Caribbean.
Traditional American fare such as New York Strips is best had at restaurants serving all-American fare. Henry’s serves very American food alongside drinks from its Brunswick style oak bar. For burgers and homemade milkshakes University Cubbies is a great joint. For those on a diet the soups and salads at Water Street are a must. Wilson’s offers fine dining at its six dining and entertainment areas having a Tuscan family restaurant, a jazz bar, a sports bar, an outdoor Caribbean pub cum café and a gaming room that has over a hundred virtual reality games.
Café Deluxe with its original art works on characterize will impress you with its Wasabi Tempura Shrimp and Spicy Thai Cashew Noodles and over 1000 bottles of wine that go with these entrees. Café Phoenix gives you complimentary bread, olive oil and fresh ground pepper while you wait for your Chevre Stuffed Free Range Chicken Breast and Vegetable Panini to be prepared. The selection is very eclectic and you have the choice of sitting indoors, on the balcony or at the sidewalk for your lunch or dinner. For Mexican and Southeastern food, especially fish tacos, drop by at K-38 Baja Grill.
At The Downtown Deli you will be served the best Boar’s Head meats, homemade root beer and fresh baked cookies. Charley Brownz offers an eclectic menu of American, Italian and Mexican food and also has daily drink and food specials. The Happy Hour Buffet Spread at Charley Brownz is a great idea at very reasonable rates. Le Catalan is a good place for French food and has a lot of traditional French selections and wine on offer. The Caprice Bistro however serves authentic bistro style French food, a wide variety of desserts and wine. For Italian selections visit Fat Tony’s Italian Pub and for Asian cuisine your destination is Indochine.
For regional food the best place to go to is The Port Land Grille and for seafood go to Elijah’s and the Naked Kingfish Seafood House and Oyster Bar. Both the Soho Steakhouse and the Trails End Steak House offers complimentary hors d’oeuvres when they prepare your custom aged beef, fresh seasoned vegetables and free range chicken dinner.
Pizzas, lasagna and Penne Arabiatta are best at the Pizza Bistro. For a wonderful complete service menu, daily drink specials, a large sportsbar and large screen TV, four satellite TVs and sand volleyball courts go to Capt’n Bill’s Backyard Grill.
With such a wide variety of cuisine to choose from do not miss the traditional vinegar-based North Carolina barbeques that the vicinity is famous for. You can find more information on dining in Wilmington, NC at the website www.wilmington.net under the Restaurants tab or click the link in the Author box below.