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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
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Hubert, North Carolina
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

Thank kbandy09
Durham, North Carolina
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank Lisa B
Trabuco Canyon, California
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236 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank grpandnana
Wilmington, North Carolina
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank PerihanW
Greensboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank Cannon001
Westchester, New York, United States
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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.

Thank Mary Jane S
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank PackofPirates
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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228 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Go early and bring a sweater. Parking is in the back and limited. The restaurant is kind of small so to beat the crowd go early. It was freezing the night we went, Even my husband found it chilly. The salsa is very good. The menu has quite a nice variety of fresh selections with a Mexicanish flair. We had... More 

Thank NCluvtrav
Gadsden, Alabama
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in to try out this to go taco grill. Food is very good, homemade flour and corn tortilla. The Salsa is fresh. They have different specials everyday of the week. Outside seating is available for a few, 3 tables. Service is quick and friendly.

Thank Kpogue
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We often stop here for margaritas and chips. salsa for which they are famous! All menu items are very tasty, but not cheap. Its small so often crowded and a wait in summer. Choose times accordingly

Thank wetmartini

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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?