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Little Dipper

) #33 of 519 Restaurants in Wilmington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American
138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
+1 910-251-0433
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (31 reviews)
“cheddar ale” (8 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
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138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
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Reviews (227)
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11 - 20 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is the first time I ever tried a fondue restaurant. Gives you ample time to talk with people at your table. It's a good concept. Food was average at best. It is fun, but overpriced for what it is.

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The management and service is great which speaks volumes alone. However, here is my ranking of their food from best to worst. Salads (yes, it was the best thing we ate), Dessert (nothing special but still tasty...don't bother getting the cheesecake though, not worth it),...More

2  Thank jwb7287
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice and romantic for any special occasion. Would come back again because the environment is very nice. Right behind the restaurant is the lake and boardwalk. Me and the hubby had a nice scroll.

Thank MrsBlack17
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Before arriving in Wilmington, I called the restaurant to ask about vegan options. The staff was very helpful and even asked the chef questions for me. I was also able to make reservations over the phone for 10 people. When we arrived, we were seated...More

Thank Page C
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted to find a place to have dessert after dinner and this was perfect! So many different options for things to dip and what to dip them in. Even though we didn't get dinner or drinks the menus for both looked amazing. This is definitely...More

Thank HaleyS0420
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter (9), mother in law, and I were visiting Wilmington for 28 hours. We walked by this restaurant and thought it would be fun for our daughter. It turned out to be one of our top 5 meals ever. We started with the...More

Thank Jaimie H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My son and I ate dinner (and desert) and were blown away at every aspect of the restaurant. The service was extraordinary - Spencer took care of us. The food, appetizers (which are part of the meal) were all fresh and beautifully prepared and displayed....More

Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

From salad all the way to dessert, everything was great. Nice quality of food, presentation and service. If you have not been to fondue before, don't go if you are in a hurry. We average between 1.5-2 hours of time at the table. There were...More

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I went to The Little Dipper for the first time last weekend for a "date night". Our waiter, Wendell, did an excellent job explaining how everything works and made some great recommendations! The Cheddar Ale cheese fondue was superb! My husband and...More

Thank JenniferOfWilmington
Reviewed 29 July 2016

- Read about this place on Trip Advisor and wanted to try it since I had been to the Melting Pot once in Buffalo. - MAKE RESERVATIONS EARLY!. Called on Monday for a reservation on Wednesday and the only time they had available was 9...More

Thank Deidra L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-251-0433
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