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Blue Surf Cafe

250 Racine Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-8703
+1 910-523-5362
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mojo pork” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
250 Racine Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-8703
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Blue Surf is a great place to meet for breakfast, lunch or dinner...my favorite is breakfast! All foods are locally sourced and great! You must try the specialty waffles

Thank Cathi A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast. While the breakfast menu is somewhat limited, everything tasted delicious. They also have specialty hot chocolate drinks that are delicious and perfect for a cool fall/winter day. They also have gluten free bread options for most sandwiches. We will definitely return...More

Thank Mdwaugh2001
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a casual, no frills restaurant. You order at the counter and a waitress will bring your food. That said, this place has a great vibe, friendly service, and excellent food. We were in for breakfast on a Sunday morning and there was...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

My mom and I stopped by Blue Surf Cafe. The menu is unique so we thought that we should try it. I had the hash “Castro style” and my mom had hash “Hippy style”. We really enjoyed it. The cafe was moderately busy for a...More

Thank Cara R
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place several times and always enjoy the laid back atmosphere and great food. The most recent trip was with family and Blue Surf was able to meat the challenge: -I had the meatloaf ... truly great, among the best I've...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I went with my family for lunch and we all thought it was very good. I got the traditional burger which was cooked perfectly and had some house mayo that was very tasty. My dad got the Cuban sandwich and Mom got the mahi sandwich-...More

Thank JonathanH1226
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Love this place! Great food and atmosphere. We always go for breakfast and lunch when we go to Wilmington. Great vegetarian food.

Thank WSTORM44
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was our first visit to Blue Surf Cafe, and we didn't know what to expect. We called first to see if we needed reservations for dinner. The girl who took my call said "no." And when we arrived, we found out why not. When...More

Thank GininNC
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We came to Wilmington to bring our daughter to college and had spent the morning shopping for apartment contents. We were all hungry. The salads were fresh, delicious, my husband had the fish tacos! Service was fast, friendly, and knowledgeable about the menu! We will...More

Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good sandwiches and daily specials. Bread is better than most and the preparation is well intended.

Thank BillyReyn
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25 August 2017|
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Response from GininNC | Reviewed this property |
Since they have outdoor seating, that would be fine, but I don't think even small dogs would be allowed inside the restaurant even though it's very casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Racine Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-8703
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-523-5362
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