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Dockside Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
+1 910-256-2752
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“seafood” (35 reviews)
“fresh catch” (7 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Sit back on the deck, relax and watch the boats go by. There is usually a nice breeze to keep the heat at bay and umbrellas for when it sprinkles.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Terrible service. Servers had no personality or sense of decorum. There was no "Hello and welcome" just "What can I get you?" It took quite some time to be waited on, but once we did, I ordered a side of sauteed vegetables at a $3.00...More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Food is always consistent, and the selection of drinks is top notch. Friday after 5 is a great spot to people watch.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Do dine at the Dockside Restaurant as soon as you can; food is superior; so is the service. You can watch the boats come to their dock, and the occupants come inside to eat and enjoy this jewel. Rustic, great for large parties; you won't...More

Thank dixiemay2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best unassuming spots on the Wrightsville ICW strip. It’s worth the wait to park your boat, most people are there to hang out but there is plenty of seating upstairs. Blacken anything at Dockside is excellent!

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. Enjoy a lovely lunch or dinner sitting outdoors looking over the intercoastal.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Three of us visited this restaurant looking for a nice place to have drinks and apps with a good view. The view was great from the upper deck but that's the only good thing. The drinks were extremely watered down (to the point at which...More

2  Thank Cathie M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The best thing we had were the hush puppies and they were free. The food was cold and tasteless; the service was bad. In addition, the bathroom looked like something out of a 1970s gas station. That always grosses me out. The view on the...More

2  Thank htaawd
Reviewed 26 August 2018

My wife and I along with her two sisters and two brothers, our daughter and granddaughter and other family members visited the Dockside restaurant for dinner. Since the weather has been nice and comfortable we decided to visit Wrightsville Beach and the Dockside Restaurant. As...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the beach! Perfect place to kick off our vacation. We were seated for lunch with no wait. Our waitress was friendly and quickly brought us our drinks and fresh hushpuppies! We enjoyed the wonderful view while we waited...More

Thank koluce
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Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely to be safe; it's always a busy spot for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-2752
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