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NeMa Eatery & Lounge

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Pizza
225 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4586
+1 910-769-3709
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“truffle salt” (5 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
“garden pizza” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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225 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4586
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

There were only 2 other tables taken in the place at about 7:00 on a Sunday night, but it took almost an hour for our fairly simple orders to come out. Sure, we get “made to order”, but I could have made our dishes (a...More

Thank agolfingtripper
chefmarkko, Owner at NeMa Eatery & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hello and thank you for trying us out at NeMa. I'm not sure you noticed but we also had customers sitting outside when you visited. I also suppose you might not have caught that 2 other tables ordered right in front of you. Those tickets...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

A cozy establishment on the river walk! Great atmosphere and the food was excellent. Our burgers were cooked to perfection and the truffle fries were incredible!

Thank tajohn1963
Reviewed 9 August 2018

THE place for AWESOME food and friendly service. Simply delicious. Walked in around noon on a Sunday. Staff very attentive and respectful/ concerned over food allergies and dietary restrictions. Server said 'tell me about any allergies or special food restrictions'. WOW. That was a first...More

Thank VE176
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A real treat in Wilmington, our wives had a salad and small thin crusted pizza and we had their burgers which were outstanding and the French fries were terrific. They had a very nice selections of wine and great beers. The staff was very upbeat...More

Thank Ivan D
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Apparently this place would rather turn away business than accommodate a party of 9. Freaking ridiculous. We offered to split up and they still said no. Not a smart business plan in my opinion.

1  Thank Devin M
chefmarkko, Owner at NeMa Eatery & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Devin, I'm sorry that our policies didn't fit you needs but insulting me and my staff is just mean spirited. Chef Mark / Co Owner - NeMa Lounge

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We loved NeMa before we became vegan because of their awesome cauliflower crust pizza, then we fell in love their vegan "cheese" fries. They are so good. Neman is a great place to eat in downtown Wilmington.

Thank jimandlisa
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This is our go to place for date night, special occasions, or any time family is in town. The food is absolutely flawless, and the staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating for a variety of dietary restrictions including gluten allergies, vegetarian/vegan, egg or milk allergies,...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Okay, so where to begin. Step 1-Order the Fancy Fries. You won’t regret it, I promise. Also, don’t forget to order the homemade ranch to go with them. While the fries are award-winning, pretty sure their ranch could ribbon as well. Step 2- Order some...More

Thank Rebekah P
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We stumbled onto NeMa’s while wandering around downtown Wilmington and couldn’t have been happier. The menu seems simple but don’t let that fool you: there are many options and yummy customizations available, including gluten free and vegan. The truffle fries are a must have and...More

Thank jhdudas
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

There are no words to describe the perfection that is their Angus bacon burger and fries. The Udi's gluten free bun was great too! This was our second visit and it was even better than the first time we came, which I didn't think was...More

Thank Kate T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4586
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-769-3709
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Featuring Award Winning Scratch Made Cuisine and Creative Cocktails. River and Sunset Views!! Open Wednesday to Sunday.
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