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Dockside Restaurant

1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
+1 910-256-2752
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“corn chowder” (7 reviews)
“blue crab” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ate dinner here. This is a fun place, right on the intracoastal. Good seafood related bar food. The wedge salad and shrimp & grits were fine. It is a meeting place; however, even as 70 year olds, we did not feel out of place.

Thank gcstrib
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived at sundown to enjoy the view and have a couple of drinks while waiting for our table. The bar is always hopping with people and drinks are flowing. They offer a tremendous selection of craft beers. We had the crab dip for appetizer, buffalo...More

Thank BigMP44
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great view of the harbor and all of the boats. The food is great, but leaning towards a number of fried options. Worth going, but look over the menu beforehand, and be prepared for parking difficulties during busier times.

Thank krondor100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner on a weekend. They told us a 40 minute wait but seated us in 20. Fun watching the boats on the intracoastal waterway and the interesting variety of people in the restaurant.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch at the bar. Crab and artichoke dip were excelent as we're the crab bisque and peel and eat shrimp. Fully stocked bar, no bottles, just cans for the beer for safety. Staff were excelent.

Thank Bahama_Jack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to lunch here on a weekday. Unlike the weekends, parking was easy and ample. We ate on the deck with a great view of the marina. Tables have umbrellas and there was a breeze, so outside dining is a great option. Food selection and...More

Thank sgw44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this restaurant! Being allergic to shellfish at a seafood restaurant at the coast is a real problem. However, once known, the restaurant went out of their way to make sure my allergy requirements were addressed in what I ordered. Dessert, most decadent,...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish tacos were good to very good. The grouper was very good and the tuna good. I got the tuna cooked medium, it would have been medium rare. The salsas were very good on each of the fish tacos. Nice list of beers, all...More

Thank George O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, daughter, and I visited over Memorial Day weekend for lunch. We were seated immediately, which is impressive for a holiday weekend in the summer. The views are incredibly relaxing. My wife and I each tried the blackened tuna tacos. The tuna seasoning was...More

Thank Jared K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on memorial day. Place is cozy ,view is great, near by intracoastal waterway. But service and food poor. You can sit their top floor outside and you can take a drink on sunset. For food you can go other place.

2  Thank Afmutlu
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
would i need to reserve an outdoor table for Sat 18th about 130 / 2 pm 4 adults i child 6mos old
15 June 2016|
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Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely to be safe; it's always a busy spot for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-2752
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