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Boathouse Restaurant

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6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
+1 910-679-4224
07:00 - 21:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Place was packed when we arrived around 6pm on a Friday night, so no surprises there. Had a fairly new girl waiting on us, so she forgot my wife's side dish multiple times so she just did without. Waitress was very friendly though. Food was hit and miss. Peel and eat shrimp were fantastic. Broiled shrimp were bleh... I tried... More 

Thank donaldsV7985SF
Wilmington, North Carolina
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boathouse is one of our favorite seafood restaurants in Wilmington! The fried seafood has a light breading that adds crispness but doesn't overpower the deliciuos flavor of the fresh fish, shrimp, or oysters. They also offer a variety of sides if you aren't in the mood for the traditional fries and slaw. Prices are good and portions are generous.

Thank tac2006
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Near the Bradley Creek Marina on the way to Wrightsville Beach, the Boathouse Restaurant is a low-key, casual, family dining restaurant with great "home cooked styled meals." If you like good Southern fried seafood ("not" heavily breaded or crusted), this is the place to try there amazing fried shrimp and oysters! But my favorite it the fried flounder! Good prices... More 

Thank Brentmo
Durham, North Carolina
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And found it well worth the visit. Oysters and shrimp, well prepared. Attentive service. Seemed largely patronized by locals, all having a good time. Some seemed to be regulars. Recommend for lunch and the dinner menu looks good as well. Offers some alternatives to the seafood specialities.

Thank NearRTP
Jasper, Tennessee
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for some good seafood. Some place quiet and not too crowded. Good quality shrimp and flounder! Large portions! Good prices,

Thank VOL7
Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was awesome, the staff was great, good atmosphere, large portions will definitely be back soon!

Thank clearlyhooked
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great Wilmington restaurant. Food was excellent and the service was wonderful! We will definitely be back!!

Thank Margaret P
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we first arrived Weather knew it was time to throw down I locked at my wife and she looked at me and it was time to order and eat. The food was awesome and the give you a lot of food for the money!!! Everything turned out beautiful!!!

2 Thank Leverndixon
Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best fried shrimp in town. I am a local. Reasonable prices. Great service. Good for families and others. Great Breakfast too.

Thank libbyrogers
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

They have lost value of a good meal. Crab cakes were very small. Cheese buggers was ok not great. Will not be back any time soon

1 Thank lizajane005
Thomas1234_12, Owner at Boathouse Restaurant, responded to this review

Not sure what you mean by small. We only use jumbo lump. I can say honestly that I've never had a bad review on my crab cakes. I only make a few dollars on them. I try to sell the best quality at a lower price than my competitors. I'm sorry you were not happy. I wish you would try... More 

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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
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-679-4224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?