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Cousins Italian Deli

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7 N 3rd St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4528
+1 910-343-3354
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Thu 07:00 - 16:00
Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Leland, North Carolina
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Eight of us had the family dinner on a Friday Evening seating at 6:00PM and it was outstanding! The food was outrageous (a 5 course dinner) with each course better than the previous one, excellent service and the happiest atmosphere I have experienced in many years. Our group was joined in by other tables as we sang and toasted each... More 

Thank blueaiz1
Southport, North Carolina
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284 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Camille welcomed us to her table and began presenting us with gastronomical delights. We dined family style on an Italian style meal -- antipasto, salad, pasta, main course, and dessert. Everything was delicious and you don't have to choose your menu as it is a pre-priced and pre-planned event. Sit down, open your wine (no license to sell so bring... More 

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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213 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Super food - check other reviews - wonderful service. A fine time was had by all in our group of 20. Reserve early for the Italian dinner Friday & Saturday nights. Late sitting less crowded. That's google italian cooking!

Thank Peter B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Friday and Saturday night dinners are SUPER!! Lunches great also. Friendly and Good food and service.

Thank RAS423
Southport, North Carolina
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Friends told us about this restaurant. So, we made reservations and got in last night. They serve "family style" and you eat what they serve. Five course meal was excellent!! You need reservations to get in. The place only holds 50 or so at a time. A deli during the day and dinners on Friday and Saturday only. Two seating;... More 

Thank Dave C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Best Italian in this town hands down what a hidden treasure you have to check it out !! Also had lunch their during the afternoon again WOW!

Thank Justin L
Wilmington, North Carolina
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I went food with an outing group to the deli to enjoy that food and ambiance. Let me say that the table setting were well done and the service was very good. Our server provided the choices before we ate and then brought out a great spread. From appetizer to dessert the dinner was awesome and we had alot of... More 

Thank bpaluchak
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a great time with friends. Per the other reviews open for dinner on Friday and Saturday and reservations a must as people line up early for either the first or second seating. Staff very friendly and owner came around asking how we liked our meal. This is a BYOB so make sure to bring your wine as the options... More 

Thank JNBChicago
Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Daily specials are delicious. huge portions. Fast service and unique atmosphere. Good Italian food. Sandwiches are also good, but the daily specials are great comfort food.

1 Thank carolyn j
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Living in the south now and being from the North, its extremely hard to find a NY style Deli down here. from the minute i walked in, it felt like being back home. The food was fresh and authentic. The selection to choose from is awesome. Where else can you get an egg sandwich on a real roll? especially in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 N 3rd St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4528
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-3354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?