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Circa 1922

8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
+1 910-762-1922
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (98 reviews)
“paella” (46 reviews)
“hanger steak” (20 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there for Azalea Festival 2018. Its what I would call a first date or small close friends dinner place. Don't bring kids as it would kill the atmosphere. The decor is wonderful and staff are attentive. The food was fantastic and portions were...More

Thank jojoral2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You are well welcome and you are fastly seated and taken care of. The decoration is uncommon and gives a touch of chic. The tablecloth is simple, neat and classy. Waiters make you feel at ease without coming to you every second with « everything all...More

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

What a superb restaurant. This is our go to place in doentown Wilmington. Entrees are very well presented with fantastic combinations of flavors and textures. Will be back!!

Thank PJ1328461
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

First time visit , what a great surprise started with shrimp pork egg rolls delicious, For entrees Husband had Paella and I had the eggplant which was too die for. Menu described as “tomato sauce” was expecting a traditional eggplant parm oh so much more....More

Thank A D
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We just lucked out stopping in here at 930 at night. The interior is sexy and retro industrial. It was still busy yet the service was upscale and prompt. They offer entrees and hot and cold tapas. We had the grilled shrimp tapas-excellent, we shared...More

Thank kc111962
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This was our first time in downtown Wilmington so we walked to this spot. It is very pretty inside. I had scallops, husband had the filet mignon. Scallops were good, but the filet was absolutely delicious, and my husband is a picky steak eater. We...More

Thank Alicat1964
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on Friday night before we headed home to Cary. I've been eating at this restaurant for many years as we had a beach house in the area up until a year ago. However this was the first...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I agree with several of the bad reviews so obviously there are several common complaints it may just be the restaurant. My ‘meal’ (not appetizer) consisted on 3 oysters on the 1/2 shell; three! The description was spinach, cheese and breadcrumbs. I go to eat...More

Thank BoBoChipper
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Our meal was ok, but not outstanding. We ordered the pork belly appetizer special which was just mediocre. The duck confit was good, but a bit too salty. The lamb barbacoa was good, but not great. Our server was also good, but not stellar. Overall...More

Thank acujules
Reviewed 7 March 2018

It was pretty crowded for a Thursday night but we had reservations. Had to exchange our table as it was in the middle of everything and one to the side was better. The food was just OK. The duck was very salty and the tuna...More

Thank Carol H
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15 February 2018|
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Response from F S | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend you call after 4 PM to get a reservation.
22 August 2016|
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Response from Tarheel-2629 | Reviewed this property |
Did a bit of research and found a review dated by as far as 2007....
3 June 2016|
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Response from kenasa | Reviewed this property |
they offer you the happy hour tapas menu at your table too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4437
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-762-1922
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