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Cape Fear Seafood Company

143 Poole Road, Waterford, Leland, NC 28451
+1 910-399-6739
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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143 Poole Road, Waterford, Leland, NC 28451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and food. It was a little expensive. I would still recommend it for eating. The menu had a great assortment of items.

Thank edwardeagle3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to the team at Cape Fear. The staff and Steve, especially, are always on point, smiling and knowledgeable about their menu. Great job!

Thank Discover29000129015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight was our first time here. We were very pleased. Nikki, our server, was friendly, attentive and helpful. All of the staff were friendly. Food was all very good and portions more than adequate. We will return to try some other things on the menu....More

Thank paulfE1757GA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clam chowder lures us in to this fabulous local seafood restaurant! Always a pleasure to be greeted, seated and served at Cape Fear Seafood Company! And, reasonable prices.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us showed up here around 8:30 last night and we were welcomed with open arms. Our server (Teresa) set up a table and served up an awesome meal and left us wanting to come back again and again. We each had something different...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food. Friendly staff. So accommodating. The restaurant in Leland outshines the others in and around Wilmington.

Thank virginia42
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Wide menu choices including all kinds of seafood, pasta, steaks if you want them (but not their speciality). The seafood is not all fried like some places. Good service with a nice ambience, and obviously popular with local people. We were a party of six...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We enjoy the fresh and tasty seafood at Cape Fear Seafood. The quality is always consistently good and the service is friendly and professional. I just which the would do something to fix the acoustics.

Thank bill946
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We have been to this restaurant at least a half dozen times and have never been disappointed. The fried clams and shrimp are delicious and portions are generous! My husband had the Figure 8 Stuffed flounder and loved it. The desserts sound good but we...More

Thank Bgc1950
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my swordfish. Obviously fresh and cooked perfectly. Side dishes were tasty. Service was great. We will be back!

Thank sammysmart2018
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26 January 2018|
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Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
Yes I had lunch sorry did not see the question
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Poole Road, Waterford, Leland, NC 28451
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Leland
  • Phone Number: +1 910-399-6739
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Cape Fear Seafood Company is locally owned & operated specializing in regional American seafood, signature dishes, hand cut fish, steaks and chicken along with freshly made desserts all served in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Recognized by Our State Magazine as one of five restaurants in NC to try Shrimp & Grits, we pride ourselves in using the freshest possible ingredients and preparing them with love. Whether you choose the Fresh Catch Saltimbocca (fresh white fish wrapped in prosciutto & served over a bed of sautéed spinach, tomatoes & mushrooms then draped with a classic demi-glace & lemon beurre blanc) or simply the best fried seafood you've ever tasted you are sure to have a great meal at CSFC. With all ABC permits and an extensive wine list CFSC has fast become the place to indulge in fresh local seafood or to enjoy that hand cut steak that will have your mouth screaming for more!
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