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K-38 Baja Grill

5410 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-5812
+1 910-395-6040
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (19 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“burrito” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5410 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-5812
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Best Salsa ever, could have gotten a bowl and made that lunch. The brown sauce they call Picante was exceptional, bought some to take home. Friendly warm and cozy place. Mexican food with what I'd call an American twist perhaps. Many Mexican places have good...More

Thank Steve55x
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Busy place with tasty food. The Island Shrimp wrap was a citrus-laced sensation and more than enough food for my dinner meal. Everyone at the table enjoyed their choices from the menu. Server overlooked telling us about the $2.00 taco special when we ordered. This...More

Thank WhereBenhasbeen
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Very good Mexican food, and very popular with the local population as the place was packed out. The four of us had different dishes but everything was very well cooked and the Sizzling Fajitas were excellent and served on metal “sizzler dishes”. The service was...More

Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We always make the 35 minute trip from Topsail for their Wednesday night Taco night. Any item is good, but the special $$ for tacos (Wed) ir great. The fajita orders are large, great tasting, and a good value. Their salsa is some of the...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The best food and a great atmosphere. With the curb appeal improvements they made, it is easier to park and get in! Best salsa, food and staff in Wilmington!

Thank Crash123456
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Two out of the four of us enjoyed our food, but then we saw a huge roach/palmetto bug crawl up the wall and fall on my daughter. I stepped on it and didn't make a big deal. Daughter couldn't eat after that. Also service was...More

Thank Girlie410
LiveEatSurfNC, Owner at K-38 Baja Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Girlie410, We are so sorry you had that experience with us! Due to our coastal location, we are always diligent with our exterminating services, but that's not always a guarantee. Again, our sincerest apologies you had that happen. We have no excuse for the...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This place has been on our list to go to for a while and we were not disappointed. Sat at the bar because there was a bit of a wait, but had an excellent meal! Friendly staff, great service and excellent Mexican cuisine! This is...More

Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We come to Wilmington a few times a year since our daughter attends UNC -Wilmington. A friend who has a condo down here , recommended this place for its great Margaritas and excellent tacos . I had the chicken taco on home made corn tortillas...More

Thank Bfgmatilda
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

They make a great salad for vegans that is really filling! they make really good burritos and quesadillas as well..also great salsa n chips!

Thank loraine60
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Always our go to when we are craving good Mexican cuisine. Good bar selections, especially the margueritas.

Thank Beverly S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5410 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-5812
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-395-6040
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Please visit our website to find out about our daily specials and other information at our sister restaurants, Las Olas Mexi-Q Grill, K38 Baja Grill (2 locations - Oleander Drive and Porters Neck/Market St), Tower 7 (Wrightsville Beach) and Cafe Del Mar (Wrightsville Beach)
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