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Le Catalan

224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
+1 910-815-0200
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Cafe, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A wonderful little cafe on the waterfront in Wilmington Food is and wine is a great representation of Paris Food and service is top quality and I don’t think you will be disappointed.

Thank Ivan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Catalan is small but with lots to offer: It has a wonderful outdoor area to view the river traffic, as well as those strolling past your table. It also has an interesting wine list to help accent their select menu. Service is always well-done...More

Thank agolfpro2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of friends decided to go for lunch to the Wilmington Riverwalk and we chose Le Catalan. Most of us had the quiche with salad which was excellent (2 different available) and one friend chose the chicken curry salad that she also enjoyed. They...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Shared a lovely birthday lunch with friends at Le Catalan. We sat outside at one of their bistro tables and order several small plated items to share. A perfect location for a lovely outdoor lunch on the French - I mean Cape Fear - Riveriera.

1  Thank MICANJNCGirl
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Le Catalan is a charming restaurant in the Historic District of Wilmington. The owners, having lived in Paris for a while, have recreated the French experience in décor and food selection. The wait staff is excellent ... don't worry, no attitude here. If you're tired...More

Thank ParisLoverUsa
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

12 of us girls were here last Saturday to celebrate a birthday. The wine selection is good, food outstanding! We sat outside around 4 tables in a semi circle which the staff set up for us and the conversation was able to flow! The staff...More

Thank odumbo
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I understand this restaurant has been here for 16 years. I don't know how I have missed it in my many trips to Wilmington. The vibe here is fantastic. Sweet bistro with a nice atmosphere. The wait staff is excellent. The food was really good....More

Thank Cattravelswell123
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The location and the atmosphere is just fantastic! We sat outside and enjoyed some wine and bread. The staff is friendly and a little weird!

Thank KarinLog
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Le Catalan for a birthday lunch. The restaurant is reminiscent of cafés in Paris. Our server was welcoming. We ordered the quiche of the day and Feuilleté with ham and Swiss. The Feuilleté was savory with a perfect Morney sauce. Each meal was...More

Thank ncdabco
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Food and service outstanding. Beautiful setting on the river. It was a wonderful date!! Server had excellent timing!!

Thank ldorato65
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Questions & Answers
2 November 2016|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring, we do not have "Open Table" for reservations. However we encourage reservations by phone please call Le Catalan 910-815-0200. Sincerely, Marie
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Pamela M
16 June 2016|
Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes! We will be hosting our Red, White & Blue Dinner & Fireworks Celebration... see our website for more information Or call 910-815-0200 for reservations. Hope you can join us!
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Joan A
1 May 2015|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes, we love reservations! Please call the restaurant for reservations at 910-815-0200. We will need Date, Time, #Guests, Name & Contact # Thanks in advance! Marie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-815-0200
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Wilmington's authentic French Cafe and Wine Bar established January 2001. "Wine Down" on the Riverwalk! Serving Lunch and Dinner: Soups, Salads, Quiche, Cheese, Charcuterie, Seasonal and Daily Entrees, Dessert... Famous Chocolate Mousse. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Inside/Outside dining and friendly service. Enjoy a river breeze and catch a sunset!
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