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Black Sea Grill

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118 S Front St, In Historic Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28401-4413
+1 910-254-9990
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful location to grab food while exploring the city. The dishes were delicious amd absolutely filling! The Turkish coffee was addictive. And the house salad is a must have. I'll absolutely have to go back again and again to try all the dishes!

Thank Erika B
Williamsburg, VA
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some of the best Falafel I’ve ever eaten. Comfortable dining area, good service, nice wines, great food. Would definitely return next time we visit Wilmington.

1 Thank hold_the_meat_please
Wilmington, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As long time Wilmington residences, we have recently relocated near the downtown Wilmington river front. We were very pleased to experience the Grill with friends. Food great attention to detail excellent and very personable service. Thanks for a delightful evening meal.

1 Thank Lee B
Wilmington, North Carolina
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our meal last night! Husband and wife team...she cooks, he serves...what could be better! Reminds me of small, family run restaurants in UK and Europe. Appetizer sampler keeps you from having to make a choice and we added a plate of anchovies which, for the anchovy fans in the group, was a big hit. The lamb was perfectly cooked... More 

1 Thank Patti C
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere in a smaller, but cozy setting. Friendly and professional service. My husband and I split the appetizer sampler, Black Sea combination, and baklava. Everything was delicious! Tender and flavorful meat, perfectly prepared steamed vegetables, fresh dips, and flaky baklava made for an excellent night out. The only reason I gave it four stars rather than five is because... More 

1 Thank Kaylee L
Wilmington, North Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Met family for dinner last night, and introduced them to Turkish/Mediterranean dishes. Good selection of Kebabs, Seafood, Vegetarian dishes and unique items. Haven't been back in a while, but will always be on our list. Had the Black Sea Combo which consists of chicken/beef/lamb/Turkish patty kebabs and wife had her fave...Eggplant Delight. Wine selections great and Turkish coffee similar to... More 

1 Thank Ed D
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Entering this restaurant on a Wed night, there was only other party in the place, which made me wonder about our selection. However, after finishing our meal, I couldn't understand why it wasn't busier. The food was very good and the service was very attentive. I'll be sure to visit again.

1 Thank Randy B
Leland, North Carolina
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174 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Went for first time with some friends who had recommended it. Glad they did because it was a really nice experience. Service was very informal, but efficient and helpful. Menu is somewhat limited, but what they offer is prepared very well. I had the chicken kabob which was moist and very tasty, while my wife had shrimp kabob and it... More 

2 Thank Richard B
Whiteville, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Black Sea Grill has been one of my favorite destinations in Wilmington for 7 years. This is a Mom & Pop shop that does only a few things, but does them extremely well. I always have the kefta balls, and my wife always orders the beef kebobs. They're both so delicious we usually end up sharing, We keep coming... More 

1 Thank guillaume3
Wilmington, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A quaint mediterranean restaurant offering a combination of entrees. We started with their hummus, which was some of the best we have ever tasted. I had the beef and chicken kabobs. They were superb, the beef was tender and marinated perfectly, the beef was the envy of the table. The chicken dipped in the yogurt, dill sauce was wonderful. The... More 

2 Thank Beachvacationer445

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 S Front St, In Historic Downtown Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28401-4413
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-254-9990
The Black Sea Grill is a family owned & operated Mediterranean Turkish cuisine, casual family dining restaurant. Our family chef prepares your individual order using fresh local produce, meats, vegetables & fish. We offer that intimate experience, family dining or can accommodate that business meeting. We also offer a "GLUTEN FREE" Menu.

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