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The Fortunate Glass

29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
+1 910-399-4292
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“duck sliders” (4 reviews)
“charcuterie” (3 reviews)
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Wine Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Grabbed a beer here with my wife and her cousin and family/friends. I ordered and BallastPoint Sculpin but was informed they were out. However the bar tender was able to offer a comparison which was very good. I will agree with those who say the...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

78 degree February day and we stopped in for a couple of adult beverages while we sat outside in the sun. Very good selection of beers and wine. Will definitely be back!

Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed 23 December 2017

My wife and I and her sister and a family friend visited downtown Wilmington last weekend to enjoy a little Holiday cheer and stop in a couple of restaurants and clubs to toast the season. We stopped in The Fortunate Glass for a "glass" of...More

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Fortunate Glass is a small wine and craft beer bar, but it does offer a certain pleasing style. There are only a few chairs surrounding the bar, and a few tables for the "small dishes" they serve. On our first visit, we chose to...More

Thank agolfpro2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Came here for a nightcap glass of wine. Great selection. Nice to sit outdoors in the nice weather. Reminded me of being in France at a bistro. Very European!

Thank bucks17
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My husband and I enjoyed pre-dinner glasses of wine at this charming bar. They also have a nice selection of small plates. We chose to try a few of their cheeses and charcuterie . One very appreciated feature here is that you get to select...More

Thank hazardnc
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went last week after finding this restaurant the week before looking for something else and thought it looked good. We were not disappointed. My wife had a craft beer and I started with a 6oz. pour of a California Cab. While not inexpensive, it is...More

Thank hyeykysy
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A couple glasses of wine- love that they offer the 3oz pour- and some incredible desserts were a perfect nightcap. 4 starts instead of 5 just because the price on wine was very steep... would still return.

Thank lovingthesunshine5
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic date place with knowledgeable staff and consistently spot on food. Duck empanadas and Truffled flat bread pizza are 2 of our favorites. The daily specials of wine and food offer great discounts.

Thank Jssimonmd
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place and always stop in for at least a glass and charcuterie. Staff is kowledable and helpful. The meat and cheese choices have not seemed to change at all over the years, but still a great, pretty place to sit and enjoy...More

Thank PB1204
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18 October 2015|
Response from CWalton159 | Reviewed this property |
I've always found them to be very accommodating and willing to make anything right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4463
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-399-4292
  • E-mail
The Fortunate Glass Wine Bar focuses on wines from all regions, with 50 wines by the glass and approximately 350 wines available by the bottle - from some of the best boutique and cult wines to everyday values that work with any budget.
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