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Boathouse Restaurant

6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
+1 910-679-4224
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flounder” (50 reviews)
“fried seafood” (19 reviews)
“hush puppies” (34 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice clean seafood place. Plenty of parking and rarely full of people. Reasonably priced menu. Cooked to order. Two large sides. Efficient wait staff. Daily specials are priced right.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are on vacation at Carolina Beach. We found out friends from home were at Kure and they suggested we eat at the Boathouse. Very good food. Service was great. We will be returning. Jan and Jerry Peterman Graham, NC

1  Thank JanP1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just plain excellent.....Seafood fresh and cooked just right....Casual and great staff.... Hope u enjoy sometime....

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just finished a wonderful meal of garlic shrimp. It was so good and generous portions. The waitress was extremely nice and polite. I’ll definitely be back.

Thank Toriplays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Scallops, crabcake and hushpuppies were great. Mahi was average. Pesto pasta was terrible. Collards were very bitter. Guess this balances out to average. Service was very good.

1  Thank Amy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was awesome! I highly recommend this to others visiting the area. We had a great meal for reasonable cost! Great start to our weekend!

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for one of their daily lunch specials & started by splitting a cup of "New England Clam Chowder", which was very good. My wife had the "Meatloaf" w/ Mashed Potatoes and Fried Okra and I had "Fried Catfish" w/ Fried Squash &...More

Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Our out of state guest suggested this and it's a lovely well maintained property, light and airy (nautical) decor. Kathleen, our server, had a masterful touch of timing-neither ignored nor hovered. My husband and I both had scallops-a much more generous portion than many seafood...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We chose the Boathouse as we were arriving in Wilmington since it was a casual environment, I must agree with others that the outside is not a reflection of the inside. We had the fried shrimp, broiled shrimp, fried flounder & fried catfish - all...More

Thank Misty S
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The fried shrimp & flounder are the best in town. Also, the prime rib special is delicious. Native of the area who grew up eating the best seafood, & this is some of the best I've ever eaten! I come here for fried seafood, so...More

Thank Lisa L
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
We serve breakfast until 2pm on weekends, 12pm on week days. Chicken can be cooked anyway you want. No butter in peas or beans, beans are cooked from dry beans. Butter is optional on corn, but you will need to ask for no... More
22 May 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
Yes, we have all permits and a full bar. Regards Tom
11 April 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
No we do not, but we do have a oyster burger for 8.99 with one side. thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-679-4224
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