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Bluewater Waterfront Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Established in 2000, Bluewater Waterfront Grill is picturesque restaurant located on the Intracoastal Waterway in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Service, hospitality and outstanding local cuisine are top priority. The menu features selections of fresh seafood and American fare, offering unique, chef-driven dishes, as well as classic coastal favorites. Bluewater offers spacious dining rooms, private event spaces and has a large outdoor patio where guests can dine and relax while watching sailboats and yachts glide by on the sparkling water. Bluewater has continuously been voted Best Outdoor Dining by Encore Magazine and its outdoor patio includes and a full service bar, and large fans & shades to make
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Bluewater Grill again last night with my 92 year old mother. Although there was an elevator, she navigated the stairs easily. We were seated in small dining area with a view of the water. My wife had the Crab and Shrimp Cobb Salad....More

Date of visit: February 2019
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WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

So glad you guys had a great time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going to Bluewater for years & have missed it since our move south. In town on business and the weather was beautiful out, so we decided on a late lunch outside. There's nothing like being right on the waterway & watching the boats...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carolinagirl84
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're so glad you guys had a great time with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here previously and it was adequate. We stopped in for lunch yesterday and I ordered the Hanger bistro Steak. The steak didn’t smell right. I tasted it and there was something very wrong with it. It had an off smell and taste....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SneakyFreaky
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the 4 stars and the feedback

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This restaurant has amazing seafood and drinks. We came for a late lunch and I had a fried cod sandwhich which was delish. Our drinks had plenty of alcohol and was unusual in the flavor department. Our waitress Greer was really nice.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

This place is always good and has a great view of the water. The seafood lasagna is delicious and a good size portion, so it may be best to share. The seafood platter is good as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Charlie A
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much Charlie!

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Best service in Wilmington NC and attention to detail, including being aware of food allergies and kitchen complying! What?, best smoked and barbecued short ribs ever! mahi-mahi was absolutely great! We will return SOON.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert M
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review! I'll make sure Greer gets a shout-out!

Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Visited for lunch... clam chowder is New England worthy (knowing NE Clam Chowdah that’s saying a lot of a compliment!) - great base, not too broth-y and simply delectable! Oyster salad was wonderful - maybe chop the pecans instead of whole. Grill Salmon Caesar Salad...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank maggiemaemd
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Maggie! We're so glad you guys had a great time!

Reviewed 11 December 2018

Stopped here on the way south delivering a boat. One of the crew had eaten here numerous times and suggested dinner here. Two of us ordered the half rib dinner and were shocked at the huge portion half a rack of ribs were. Overall the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks for the awesome review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to you dining with us again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch experience here. For a waterfront (canal/docks) restaurant, there was plenty of parking. The service was good. the prices were fair, and the food was very good. We would definitely come back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sage C
WeCare-BrandManager, Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thanks for the awesome review Sage. We're glad you enjoyed your experience. Hope you come back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 29 November 2018

Hubby and I went while visiting Wilm and food was delicious. Loved watching the boats esp the drawbridge going up for a sailboat. The swordfish special comes highly recommended, fish itself has a tendancy to be dry, but not this dish, it melted in my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrsm0nday
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks for the awesome review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience. Hope you come back to visit us again next time you're in town!

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Absolutely - it’s a very family friendly restaurant. When we were eating there last, there were two babies (approx 12-18mos old) at the table next to us that I kept playing “peekaboo” with (we were talking off and on with... More
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