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The Basics

319 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3908
+1 910-343-1050
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (59 reviews)
“meatloaf” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
319 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3908
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent fried green tomatoes. Ladies room needs attention such as a cleaner sink and a good washing of the walls n doors. Won’t stop us from going back if we’re in the area.

Thank Micgigs
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Absolute best bruch in town. A lot to offer at a very reasonable price. The steak and eggs were great. Blueberry panckaes were the best ever

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A little skeptic at the door because bars and breakfast rarely go together. Asked for the blueberry pancakes as a "side" and wow, best pancakes I've had in a very long time. The side portion is really a full meal. Customer service was exceptional and...More

Thank Jahaira T
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The Basics is great for dinner and drinks. The watermelon gin fizz was surprisingly great and try the pickled rind with the drink. The oyster app is also yummy and enough for a meal. Don’t forget dessert, you’re welcome.

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this place at the end of July. Surprisingly, each time we went by, we could just enjoy a nice meal without having to wait. We did love the potato cake a lot. Meatloaf was awesome. We visited this place twice in our 2...More

Thank Francesca Beatr... M
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times and will go back again...food is good, pretty typical southern comfort and brunch, consistent in quality...the blueberry oat pancakes (as a side item) are a must!!! Best pancakes I have ever had! The side portion (one pancake) is plenty for...More

Thank Christina Isabe... C
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The food here is amazing. Everything we had was perfect. Located in the Brooklyn arts district. Is a little expensive but was good for a nice meal.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Took friends from out of town to The Basics for Sunday brunch/lunch. Food was delicious and service was good. Didn't feel rushed even though we went a "little" late. A definite "go to."

Thank cewilliams6272016
Reviewed 30 July 2018

While visiting from out of town, we went to The Basics for dinner our first night in town for my husbands birthday with our children. We sat outside and enjoyed a great meal. The food was well prepared and the waitress was extremely friendly. We...More

Thank Aftin S
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I had BLT and cheese grits which the BLT was average but the grits were excellent. My husband had a stew and biscuit which was excellent! The service was outstanding!

Thank Denise S
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2018|
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Response from MacRanger | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they offer GF options.
Debbie P
28 December 2016|
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Response from Tim B | Reviewed this property |
I think you posted your question in the wrong place. The is a restaurant.
Anne P
24 August 2015|
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Response from Kitty K | Reviewed this property |
C W Worth B&B. Camellia Cottage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3908
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-1050
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