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Boathouse Restaurant

6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
+1 910-679-4224
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried flounder” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (82 reviews)
“hush puppies” (35 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
6328 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-3537
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Boathouse is a popular restaurant -- you can tell by the amount of cars in the lot each time we drive by. Our visit inside did not let us down. I am not a hush puppy fan, but they easily have the best hush puppies...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 7 December 2017

When I came back to the area after 24 years in Centroamerica I asked around what was the closest restaurant to the old /Middle of The Island" where we have been eating well since kids in the 60's. and was told, here. I've been quite...More

Thank SenorPescado
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Seáfood tastes like it was frozen and out of a bag. Vegetables have no seasoning so don’t get excited about any good southern sides. I would rate this a run of the mill fried seafood restaurant. Seemed like a lot of local senior citizens like...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Comfortable casual setting, great service and food for anytime of the day. Had late breakfast on one visit fried eggs and all the fixin's. Had dinner on another visit. The chopped steak was delicious and sides filling. A lot to eat. Wife also had enjoyable...More

Thank Rolling_Ball03
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I have eaten at the Boathouse many times over the years--with family, friends and by myself while staying in Wrightsville Beach. Service is usually very good but they can get very busy during lunch and peak dinner hours which slows things down a bit. The...More

Thank Don6981
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice clean seafood place. Plenty of parking and rarely full of people. Reasonably priced menu. Cooked to order. Two large sides. Efficient wait staff. Daily specials are priced right.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are on vacation at Carolina Beach. We found out friends from home were at Kure and they suggested we eat at the Boathouse. Very good food. Service was great. We will be returning. Jan and Jerry Peterman Graham, NC

1  Thank JanP1980
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Just plain excellent.....Seafood fresh and cooked just right....Casual and great staff.... Hope u enjoy sometime....

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I just finished a wonderful meal of garlic shrimp. It was so good and generous portions. The waitress was extremely nice and polite. I’ll definitely be back.

Thank Toriplays
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Scallops, crabcake and hushpuppies were great. Mahi was average. Pesto pasta was terrible. Collards were very bitter. Guess this balances out to average. Service was very good.

1  Thank Amy G
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
We serve breakfast until 2pm on weekends, 12pm on week days. Chicken can be cooked anyway you want. No butter in peas or beans, beans are cooked from dry beans. Butter is optional on corn, but you will need to ask for no... More
21 May 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
Yes, we have all permits and a full bar. Regards Tom
10 April 2015|
Response from Thomas1234_12 | Property representative |
No we do not, but we do have a oyster burger for 8.99 with one side. thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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