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Copper Penny

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109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
+1 910-762-1373
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for a couple of days for business and this place was recommended. I went in after dinner to watch a playoff hockey game and they had the game on! This place is a cool sports bar in the most traditional sense. No a "glam" bar. Just great bar. The bar top is made of copper and... More 

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Thank Tadman68
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is great for dinner before downtown shows, especially before Thalian Hall performances. Park your car at Thalian, then walk down here to eat, only a couple of short blocks. Makes for a really pleasant evening out.

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Thank Kenneth M
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd heard that this place had good hamburgers so today I took some friends there for lunch. I ordered a Med Rare cheeseburger. When it arrive it was well done. I showed to the waitress and she took it back. I usually just eat what is sent but I really wanted a good burger. It was so dry I sent... More 

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Thank Ken P
Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want an excellent "pub food" type meal for not too much money, all the locals know the best place to go is The Copper Penny. We love this spot and go all them time when we're in town!

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Thank Joe K
Quilcene, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Copper Penny yesterday (April 26th) for dinner. Our waitress was Jannell (receipt said Nelly). She was so attentive and helpful with our choices. She was especially concerned when I wasn't happy with my choice of beer. She helped me make a more informed choice and replaced the one I had originally picked. Much better! I wish more establishments... More 

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Thank Paula V
Punta Cana
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go from trip advisor reviews but didn't have high hopes of anything special. We were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere and decor was fun, the service was good and we loved the food. I loved the salad with the mixed greens,nuts, grapes, green apple and Gorgonzola cheese. My boyfriend loved the French onion soup. My Honest Abe sandwich... More 

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Thank Deborah A P
NC
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136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in right before closing one night. We were treated well and the food was delicious too without trying to rush us out the door. Would love to go back to try more of the options.

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Thank fairytoes
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Copper Penny. The food is better than just standard sports bar food. The service was fast and the beer was cold. We highly recommend!

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Thank Chipper56
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just ok. I got the fish and chips and it was just one fish strip on top of mediocre fries. It may have been worthwhile if there was an extra strip of fish or something but I couldn't justify going again for the value, rather go to Bourbon or Front Street.

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Thank liquidfire985
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

During football season, the Copper Penny is an excellent choice for dining in a true Irish sports bar atmosphere. Yes, they are Eagles fans, but don't let that stop a good old fashioned Redskin or Cowboy fan. The food is great and on Monday nights, kids eat free. I've enjoyed my times there for dinner and also for lunch. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-762-1373

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?