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Dockside Restaurant

1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
+1 910-256-2752
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“corn chowder” (7 reviews)
“blue crab” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views on the deck are gorgeous. The crab cakes were salty and poorly cooked. The shrimp tacos were excellent. What saved the day for us was the awesome waitress and the banana pudding.

Thank MyRiverSong
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting my sister in Wilmington and wanted a place to taste fresh seafood specials. When we arrived, there was a 15 minute wait for our party (of 5). The hostess was able to seat us within the 15 minutes, during a busy Saturday...More

Thank beachdweller51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, the food and the view keeps us coming back! Will never miss a visit to Dockside anytime we are in the area on vacation!

Thank tba7673
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a lot of lunchtime options. We were disappointed thought we would get more seafood options unfortunately there wasn't. More of a bar and great place to park your boat. Gluten free options where few and far between.

Thank Spider1030
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with dock and dine boat slips and casual atmosphere. Everything was fresh and the servings were generous!

Thank MCDavis96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat that had a water view and this place popped up on Trip Advisor. We really enjoyed our meal (I had a salad with strawberries, blue cheese crumbles, pecans, etc.) with a grilled crab cake (huge and delicious)....More

Thank UKFanLex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for lunch not expecting much, didn't set any expectations. Very very casual seating outside, plastic stay serving style, okay service, but loved my watermelon cocktail, and the catch of the day burger - tuna - was DELICIOUS! Love the hush puppies they bring...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best crab cake sandwich and homemade chips. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. View of the water and ships makes for a pleasant dining atmosphere.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This casual place offers great outside seating with views of the marina and fresh catch of the day. The complimentary basket of fresh hush puppies with Texas Pete butter was delicious beginning. I could have dined just on them all night long. The Low Country...More

Thank AwayAmy2120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is great and I think it's what brings the people in. We have been twice now. the second time we went by boat which is very convenient. The food is average, but both times we got very poor service. We had to ask...More

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15 June 2016|
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Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Definitely to be safe; it's always a busy spot for lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-2752
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