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Cape Fear Seafood Company

140 Hays Lane Unit 140, Suite 140, Wilmington, NC 28411
+1 910-681-1140
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab dip” (4 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (3 reviews)
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140 Hays Lane Unit 140, Suite 140, Wilmington, NC 28411
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We passed this restaurant while looking for something else and decided to give it a try. Very glad we did. It was mid-afternoon on a Monday and there were very few customers. We received very friendly and attentive service. The restaurant was clean and had...More

Thank RealMcLovin
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Local and loyal customers since the place first opened, we have deliberately avoided writing a negative review of CPSF because after two extremely disappointing experiences, one in June, another in early July. We wanted to give them the benefit of the doubt thinking maybe we...More

Thank TarHeelTraveler286
et_cfsc, Owner at Cape Fear Seafood Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Dear “TarHeelTraveler”, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with constructive criticism in your TripAdvisor review. We work extremely hard to maintain high quality food presentations and service at our locations. Unfortunately, it seems we fell short of the mark on more than...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We followed a recommendation to come here. They have three restaurants in the area but we were told this one was the most consistent one. We were not disappointed. Service was super friendly and food was really fresh and good. We started off with a...More

1  Thank dana_kleyn
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The service here was outstanding. Our server provided us with some recommendations for dishes to try. I had the Wilmington Filet, which melted in my mouth. Both of the seafood dishes that my mom and sister had were excellent. I would definitely recommend!

1  Thank musiclover693
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We stopped here for lunch after touring nearby. We were greeted with a smile and seated very quickly. Our server came immediately with an offer of drinks and appetizers, and those came to the table very quickly as well. I had chosen my meal, but...More

1  Thank Jennie E
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We heard some good things about Cape Fear so we decided to stop in for dinner. We ate at the bar, but there is plenty of seating inside and out. Place is clean, and bright. We started with the roasted red pepper and crab bisque...More

Thank Spdpmd
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Had dinner on a Thursday night. Although the restaurant was 60% empty, there seemed to be an issue seating the two of us. We were finally put at a six seat high top. Wait staff wasn't too friendly and a bit mechanical, but efficient enough....More

Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Walked in to an empty restaurant at 5:20 pm on a Sunday night. Seated immediately. Perused menus for 5 minutes without being greeted by a member of the waitstaff - no water, no nothing. Waitstaff in evidence was idle. No one looked at us. An...More

Thank carlsamet
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I was disappointed with my recent visit as I heard so much about Cape Fear Seafood Company. First of all, this location is in a strip mall so it is hard to park but I can over look that if the service and the food...More

1  Thank KumarL1960
Reviewed 14 April 2018

My friends and I ate lunch here, and had a delicious meal with beautiful views and fine service. The menu was limited, but our lunch was excellent. We will return.

Thank Ralph D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Hays Lane Unit 140, Suite 140, Wilmington, NC 28411
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-681-1140
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Cape Fear Seafood Company is locally owned & operated specializing in regional American seafood, signature dishes, hand cut fish, steaks and chicken along with freshly made desserts all served in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Recognized by Our State Magazine as one of five restaurants in NC to try Shrimp & Grits, we pride ourselves in using the freshest possible ingredients and preparing them with love. Whether you choose the Fresh Catch Saltimbocca (fresh white fish wrapped in prosciutto & served over a bed of sautéed spinach, tomatoes & mushrooms then draped with a classic demi-glace & lemon beurre blanc) or simply the best fried seafood you've ever tasted you are sure to have a great meal at CSFC. With all ABC permits and an extensive wine list CFSC has fast become the place to indulge in fresh local seafood or to enjoy that hand cut steak that will have your mouth screaming for more!
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