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Sawmill Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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5611 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2785
+1 910-350-6909
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Local so have tried Sawmill several times hoping I just hit it on bad days. I'm convinced it's always a bad day though there! Waitresses are s-l-o-w and seem inconvenienced by simple requests like a one coffee refill during breakfast. Other good places in town will get my business even though this place is closest to where I live. Shame,... More 

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Thank MisterDT
Hampton Roads, Virginia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu was extensive with many southern dishes to choose from. The best fried pickles! The rest of my dinner was a bit under seasoned for my taste, but everyone else seemed to enjoy theirs.

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Thank slfteach
Wilmington, NC
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loving being back home and seeing some of my favorite restaurants are as good as ever!!! I had the fried flounder which was very good. Squash casserole was wonderful!!! I'll be back next trip to get some more of that!!!!

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Thank l0ving2travel
Wilmington, North Carolina
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We are regulars at SAWMILL. Home style dishes give you the feeling of grandmas kitchen. Turkey dinner is my fav. Early bird 3-5.

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Thank CJGMP
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to sawmill since the first day they opened! Breakfast foods are on point & lunch offers good home cooking! Great staff & wonderful food!! Try a lumberjack special! You'll be glad you did!!!

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Thank Sharebearwaph
Wilmington, North Carolina
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169 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of country meats and vegetables to meet everyone's tastes. The breakfast, lunch and dinner are all good. Two of my favorite things to order are the country style steak and the hamburger steak.

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Thank krissypoo79
Portsmouth
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Sawmill used to have a mother/ son combo in the kitchen who cooked great meals. My latest dining experience was shocking. The service was acceptable, but the food was bland and not at all what I was accustomed to at the Sawmill. Get Momma Lisa back!!!

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Thank Robert O
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I come at least 2-3 times a month, even more in the summer. Food is always on point and always very well priced. Staff is very gracious and quick to get food out. Highly recommend eating here anytime of the day. You will love it.

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Thank Eddie S
Piedmont North Carolina
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is not a bad place for breakfast, brunch or lunch any day of the week. We have not been here for dinner, but the same menu as lunch is offered. Breakfast is typical for this "family friendly" restaurant and everything we have tried was cooked as ordered. For breakfast, we prefer the well-seasoned potatoes to the grits which are... More 

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Thank phil2u
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I was on vacation and we were looking for a late breakfast, and we happened to come upon this restaurant. They give you so much food at a very reasonable price! And the service was very fast and friendly. The food was amazing too!

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Thank Lauren T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2785
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-350-6909

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