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Fish Bites

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6132 Carolina Beach Rd, Ste 11, Wilmington, NC 28412-2788
+1 910-791-1117
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must say this is a nice little hole in the wall..the place was packed, as it should be on a Friday night. We did get seated in about 20 minutes, fast for a Friday night, and food arrived very fast! Waitress was nice, great smile and very nice!

1 Thank Darryl P
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small local owned restaurant is GREAT !! Everything is as fresh as possible,they also have a small fish market inside and can prepare any item to your liking. There is a full bar with local craft beer on tap .

1 Thank jackl7772017
Wilmington, North Carolina
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50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant I visit at least monthly to get their seafood platter. That night, our waiter was so enthusiastic about the corvina. I had no idea what type of fish a corvina was, but thanks to his very accurate description, I was convinced to try it. An excellent choice! Now, I will look for this fish whenever I... More 

1 Thank taylorshepard
Leland, North Carolina
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203 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fish bites is in a non-descript strip mall on a busy street. But inside is delicious food and great service. We were there on a Saturday afternoon and it was still packed. As you'd expect, they have lots of seafood options. And numerous preparation choices, not just fried. And more. Good prices too.

1 Thank NCTravelfan58
Charlotte, North Carolina
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166 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us went here on a Saturday night and the place was packed, in the winter time!! For the record, that usually means mostly locals. It smelled like the fish docks but hey, it's called Fish Bites so.... Service here was great, had the zucchini fries for app and they were delicious. Two of us ordered the sea scallops... More 

Thank Rodster117
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Fish Bites I always choose Fish Bites if asked for recommendation. It is located in strip mall Please do not let that discourage you for once you step inside, you forget where you are and just enjoy the atmosphere, fun vibe and food They offer Salmon from Faroe Island! It is very good! The tuna is very good... More 

1 Thank L L
Leland, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent seafood dishes, great service and cute place , everything I have had there was excellent. There soups and crab cakes especially great. i loved the interior paintings of fish and metal work, it is also a fish market and has a bar.

1 Thank Janine H
Tarboro, North Carolina
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small place with a big experience! Our family LOVED the food and our waitress was one of the best we've ever had; checking on us in timely ways, offering accommodations for our daughter, smiling, etc. We had the Fried Shrimp Po'Boy, the Fish Bites pasta, Shrimp Bombs appetizer, and the corn dog bites for our little one.... More 

1 Thank Jeremy C
Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Resist the urge to dismiss this excellent sea food spot because it sits in a nondescript strip mall behind a gas station. Small in size but big on quality, Fish Bites is the antithesis of a cookie cuter eatery. An excellent meal amid a welcoming atmosphere is a very fine combination.

2 Thank CJC-MI
North Carolina
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at this restaurant for lunch while passing though the area. And, I'm glad I did one of the best seafood lunches I've ever eaten. I had the mahi and my wife had the shrimp and grits - both excellent. Don't let the location in a small unattractive strip center fool you, it's worth the effort trust me.

1 Thank ThomasMerton

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6132 Carolina Beach Rd, Ste 11, Wilmington, NC 28412-2788
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-791-1117
Serving the best and freshest Seafood in Wilmington and surrounding areas. Live Lobster Tank. Local fisherman owned. Fresh seafood arriving daily. Daily specials. Homemade Desserts. Casual gourmet. Super friendly waitstaff. Where the locals hang out.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?