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K-38 Baja Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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5410 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-5812
+1 910-395-6040
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After living overseas for a few years in a country that just does not have access to good Mexican food, it was great to have dinner at the K-38 Baja Grill. We had to wait about 30 minutes to be seated on a Wednesday night, so get there early, they do not take reservations. The menu is a great mix... More 

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Thank Bytor56
Wilmington, North Carolina
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is always good and always fresh; thought some of their items were a little pricey but the food was really good, so it was worth it to have fresh food.

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Thank PerihanW
Charleston, South Carolina
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Salsa is excellent. My wife loves taquitos and these had great flavor. I have had the fish tacos, which were excellent, and today chose a vegetarian burrito, also very good. This is probably the best Mexican place in Wilmington and is always busy. Be prepared to wait.

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Thank drphilnc
Hubert, North Carolina
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Best fish tacos in town, period. However you want them they'll cook it up for you. The cantinarita's are killer--seriously, be careful! Can get a little pricey if you're drinking, but the drinks are always strong unlike a lot of places where you feel jipped on mixed drinks.

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Thank kbandy09
Durham, North Carolina
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Cool place with good selection of food. The food was a bit expensive but the serving size was appropriate for what you pay. You will not leave hungry!

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Thank Lisa B
Trabuco Canyon, California
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with a friend and was not disappointed. Service was great, started with nice warm chips and salsa right after we were seated. I had the stetson rolls. Fantastic!!! Nice grilled chicken, avocado, cabbage with a sauce to dip it in. Add a side of refried beans and you have more then enough food.

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Thank grpandnana
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The food was good, the restaurant was nice and quaint but there was not enough room as I was there with co-workers, the seating was difficult, otherwise the food was really good.

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Thank PerihanW
Greensboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best tacos, enchiladas and burritos we've had. Very fresh ingredients, wonderful salsa. A great Mexican cuisine!

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Thank Cannon001
Westchester, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great meal. Simple, not overdone. Very good. Inexpensive too. Outside seating while waiting for table.

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Thank Mary Jane S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great place for lunch or dinner- food is amazing. Chips and salsa are great especially if you like your salsa a little hot. Atmosphere: Cozy surfer type beach tex-mex. This place gets crowded and its not very big so you may need to be prepared to wait. I've only ever seen female waitresses and bartenders so not quite sure if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5410 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-5812
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-395-6040
Description
Please visit our website to find out about our daily specials and other information at our sister restaurants, Las Olas Mexi-Q Grill, K38 Baja Grill (2 locations - Oleander Drive and Porters Neck/Market St), Tower 7 (Wrightsville Beach) and Cafe Del Mar (Wrightsville Beach)

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