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Little Dipper

138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
+1 910-251-0433
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese fondue” (31 reviews)
“cheddar ale” (8 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our server Zane was great, very engaging and very attentive. He was also extremely helpful in navigating the best selections for the four of us. Tried to get a reservation, but since it was Wednesday, Ladies night, they were very busy. We decided to stop...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here recently. Atmosphere was unique and attractive. Service couldn't have been more attentive yet not overbearing. Food was scrumptious and beautifully presented.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived quite early and there were no tables available so we sat at the bar. We like bars so that was ok. Drinks were very good, bartender was excellent. The food however was not that great. Couldn’t figure out the Swiss Fondue, the Kirsch...More

Thank chefluee
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Quaint downtown Wilmington for fondue is always a treat. A dedicated staff for guiding you through, if fondue is new for you. Good selection.

Thank BillyReyn
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love to make reservations here for when we are in the area. The fondue is always wonderful and the staff is great! Definitely a wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion or have a date night!

Thank Elyssa M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went to Little Dipper prior to the theatre. The service staff was on top of there game. We selected the Big Dipper for this trip consisting of Salad, Filet of Beef, Tuna and a Lobster Tail. We topped it off with a dessert of Chocolate,...More

Thank SouthportRay
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were in Wilmington for five days and went here every day....ice cream is awesome and the candy to die for.....this is a must go to!!!

Thank dino2mom
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I gave my girlfriend an option for our 4 year anniversary and she chose Little Dipper. Considering that she worked as a server here in the past and she had positive memories made me interested in coming and trying the fondue here. Our server Zane...More

Thank Lcdthethird
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

First time visit after friend's recommendation. Had the couples special for two. Everything delish and large. Stuffed mushrooms were my favorite. Dessert chocolate topped off the night. Super waitress. Ask for Natalie's table.

Thank BugmanPops
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you like melted cheese or chocolate this place is for you!!! Great cocktails as well!!! Blows the melting pot right out of the water :)

Thank Kali C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-251-0433
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