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The George on the Riverwalk

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
+1 910-763-2052
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (50 reviews)
“chicken panini” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff is almost welcoming... with an overbusy even while the whole the restaurant is empty. Food is ok. Hard to tell if the waiter Mrs it up or if it's the kitchen. Mac and cheese are over cooked with all the oil leaving the cheese....More

Thank CKorenbeusser
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went there for brunch as they are dog friendly. Got a turkey sausage egg benedict which was scrumptious.

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 6 days ago

Three of us visited the restaurant on Saturday with high hopes for brunch. The waiter seemed friendly and attentive initially. While Ordering I mentioned twice that I don't eat pork. We got our food in reasonable time but we did not see our waiter till...More

Matt B, Manager at The George on the Riverwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Farrukh N, Thank you very much for your feedback. First, I would like to apologize for the experience you had in our restaurant. I am so sorry for how everything was handled; it is inexcusable. I would like to investigate this further and take...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I went for dinner on Friday night. Waitress was excellent and food was superb. Love lunch here as well. It’s on the river walk so if you want a view of Cape Fear River while you dine, this is the place. Lots of...More

Thank WilmingtonPrincess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late on a weekday at night and a 4 of us enjoyed a variety of delicious dinners. Scallops, salmon, special salad and fish. All wonderful and very tasty! Lovely experience.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent choices and service. Food is delicious! Service is outstanding and caring. On the Riverwalk so the view can't be beat! A definite must when visiting Wilmington:)

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere is what you get at the george. My family and i have watched the sun go down while enjoying our dinner more than once.

Thank ronaldt599
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I loved everything about it --would defintely would recommend to anyone! Food was fabulous --beautiful seating on the Cape Fear river.

Thank 90210WorldTraveler
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We had a fantastic dinner with great food and great service here. For an appetizer we enjoyed the alligator satay. Our entree's were Chicken Florentine and the Salmon Rockefeller. Both were great !

Thank pjkiss
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We recently had lunch outside and the view overlooking Cape Fear is relaxing and beautiful. The food and service were very good. I am gluten free by necessity and there are several options and staff has been trained to understand some have celiac and it's...More

Thank Carolyn H
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Shirl P | Reviewed this property |
I think I saw someone eating some but I am not sure :)
Jess R
3 March 2017|
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Response from TheGeorgeRestaurant | Property representative |
Great question! Casual dress is permitted as boating guests are welcome during lunch and dinner service. Many guests dress up more in the evening but nothing special is required. We hope to see you soon!
27 September 2016|
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Response from mevans0421 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Sorry. But just the lunch menu is pretty varied so I don't think you would be disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-2052
  • E-mail
On the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown, The George Restaurant is Wilmington's only Downtown restaurant with a private dock for boating customers. Relax and enjoy riverfront lunch and dinner with breathtaking views. Southern Coastal Cuisine, fresh local seafood, steaks, salads, pasta, sandwiches, vegetarian dishes, kids menu and desserts. Separate Vegan/GF menu available as well. Creative martini, mixed drink and wine menus. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor deck. And don't forget to try downtown's best-kept secret for Friday, Saturday and Sunday Brunch served until 3pm. Relax on our deck and experience Wilmington's premiere hot spot for riverfront dining and sunset viewing!
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