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RuckerJohns Restaurant

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5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
+1 910-452-1212
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The croissants are wonderful--if you order a basket, make sure you share. Had the grilled chicken with pineapple salsa--light and healthy. Add the asparagus (no up-charge!) and side salad and you have a great dinner!

Thank Kelley W
Ellicott City, MD
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to give Rucker Johns a try for a late lunch. Portions were huge, food very tasty, service was good. I'd recommend this place to snyone, especially for a special occasion! Enjoy!

Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We like this restaurant. The food is good and you get a lot in the servings. Also a nice, big bar. Staff always attentive and friendly. Never a bad experience.

Thank Amra311
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with management of this restaurant. Very attentive to the needs of the customers. Atmosphere extremely welcoming! Impressive menu and I would highly recommend eating here when your in the area.

Thank Richard W
Concord, NC
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Food here is wonderful! Alot of choices to be made but you cant make the wrong decision when you eat here.

Thank dcriscoe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great family restaurant. I enjoy stopping in for a quick bite on Monday's for half priced Boneless Chicken Bites.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The menu is a bit uninspired and the beer selection is redundant and very poor given the number of options now available in this county. However the salad, my pork chops, the Cajun chicken Alfredo and especially the fried shrimp were all excellent (crab dip was only mediocre) and the staff was impressive. We had a party of twelve and... More 

Thank CWalton159
Bristol, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick lunch and it was ok, nothing to really comment about and doubt I will go back. I had the American Burger and Fries which is what you would expect but nothing outstanding.

Thank FamilyofArchers
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love this restaurant because they have a great variety of foods and appetizers. Great atmosphere. Food is excellent and they have a good variety.

Thank Diane W
Mercer, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Met friends here and enjoyed some really great food. Started with a basket of croissants, they were great...our entrees ranged from pork chops to ribs to crab cakes to shrimp all would be highly recommended...definitely try here

Thank Otter421

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-452-1212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?