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7205 Wrightsville Ave, Suite 100, Wilmington, NC 28403-7260
+1 910-415-2789
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (2 reviews)
“enchiladas” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7205 Wrightsville Ave, Suite 100, Wilmington, NC 28403-7260
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Eggs Benedict was AMAZING! I got the lump crabmeat on one muffin and seared steak and chilies on the other! 2 Side dishes of perfect potatos and fresh fruit made it even better!! Good pours of wine- definitely my top place!!!

Thank Crash123456
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I tried this restaurant for the first time January of 2018. It is new-on-the-scene & wanted to try it for myself since friends have said it was good. There are plenty of food choices, both larger & smaller portions. I tried the three sliders, each...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

I typically do not have Mexican out because I’m from Dallas and I get overwhelmed by eating this type of food. But I was pleasantly surprised by the decor, great wait staff and delicious food choices. Cruz is worth the try!

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Went there after a walking light tour for small dinner. They specials on tacos and beer. We all had different selections and were all satisfied with our choices some better that others. Decor is nice, service was very good, food overall was average. I will...More

Thank Calvin B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our three lunch visits have been terrific. Bright, cheerful decor, delicious food (rather like a California-Carolina-Mexican Fusion) and great staff. The latest choices we have eaten are Island Jerk Chicken Tacos with jack cheese, pickled red onion, but minus the pineapple salsa fresca as my...More

Thank robertachhs56
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Too expensive for what you got. Ambience good but food not so good.the tuna entree was not very tasty. The server was very good but the food was the problem.More

Thank Robert B
LiveEatSurfNC, Owner at Cruz, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hello Robert, We are sorry you did not enjoy your experience at Cruz. We would love to get a little more information about your meal so that we can use your feedback to improve. Please email us at info@liveeatsurf.com when you can, and we will...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Nuevo Mexican cuisine was tasty, well prepared and artfully served. My wife and I both enjoyed seafood dishes that were inventive. The inevitable chips and salsa were obviously home made and addictive. Try the Prickly Pear frozen margarita -- yummy!

Thank john s
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

What a great spin on the K38 establishments! The seafood was excellent mixed with our favorites. I got the seafood enchiladas that had a cream corn sauce and it was a great venture to take. My wife got the tuna and she thought it was...More

Thank Geoff Z
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Cruz took my breath away. Rarely have I been so smitten by a restaurant interior. The design is fabulous. I enjoy dining in a place that looks as delicious as the food and this place delivered.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted to like their new concept, but it's not up to their other concepts level. Hostess was very nice as well as waitress. No manager visit, even thigh food took and excessive amount of time. To me, cold and unfriendly interior. Food took over...More

Thank George9
LiveEatSurfNC, Owner at Cruz, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Hello George9, We are really bummed to hear you were so disappointed with your food and overall experience at Cruz. Since opening K38 Baja Grill on Oleander Drive in 1993, our ultimate goal has always been that each and every guest leaves happy with their...More

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14 October 2017|
Response from jerryvans | Reviewed this property |
11AM to 10PM daily; to 10:30PM weekends
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7205 Wrightsville Ave, Suite 100, Wilmington, NC 28403-7260
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-415-2789
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Welcome to the latest addition to the Live Eat Surf family of restaurants where Carolina meets California! Fresh menu with a great mixture of seafood, salads, sandwiches and a variety of grilled proteins.
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