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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Eight is Enough
braised & crispy sautéed octopus, vinegar marinated cauliflower, braised radishes & English peas, dill & parsley cream
Puerco Rico
manna "slow & low" Carolina Heritage Farms pork belly roulade, pickled Cipollini onions, tostones, Terra Vita micro green salad, sweet potato mustard
Seafood Diet*
Atlantic Wahoo crudo, cucumber, tomato, poached fried egg, fresh herbs, olive oil, smoked chile agridulce
1 for $7.0
3 for $18.0
6 for $30.0
Cheese & Charcuterie Course
chef's selection of artisanal cheese & meat (market)
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

After rushing to open with a limited menu on Friday we had one of our best meals ever at Manna. Great Bartenders and the food was perfectly cooked and seasoned. No frozen precooked shrimp here Keith.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jssimonmd
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Manna is always great! Their dishes are uniquely flavorful. Never had anything but a great meal here. We like to sit in the lounge area and dine at a high top for 2. The menu changes quarterly and is always interesting. Dining here is an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Greg V
Reviewed 6 September 2018

After hearing rave reviews, we had high hopes for Manna. But, we were very disappointed. The octopus was just a fishy meh, and very little of it. But, the worst offender was the pork tenderloin. It was not edible as it was served medium rare...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank El_doodler
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This place nails it. The food, the service, the atmosphere. Everything was on point. There was nothing that we didn't love. We went for a small bachelorette party and the service was just outstanding. The local fish, the filet, the scallops- the pork special- it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank MeganMcReynolds
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Entire menu Gluten free except bread service. Fantastic wine list. Fresh catch entree fabulous but the steak was easily among top 20 dishes of this couple’s life! GF dessert options limited but dessert wine and cocktail made up for it. Many great ILM restaurants but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank StephenandJona S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you are looking for a special occasion restaurant in Wilmington, then MANA should be your choice. The atmosphere is cozy, relaxed and upscale. The service is excellent and warm. The attention to detail is very impressive. Chef Jameson Chavez offers a unique selection that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank WorldTraveler910
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Smll family group all of us tired showed up without a reservation around 5:30- 6, place was empty but a fuss about no reservation was made till a lovely guy intervened and seated us at a high table. Things went up to batting a thousand...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Frances K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We eat at Manna often. Our last time in was for our anniversary dinner. We had fantastic service and the food was outstanding. The only downfall was that we ate too much! I had a lobster appetizer and we both ordered the fish special. I'm...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank KerriD1
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to try this place because a friend had told us it was good. When we arrived restaurant was fairly empty for a Saturday night which seems unusual for Wilmington on a Saturday night. We were seated within a few minutes and wait staff immediately...More

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank Eric M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We had a very nice dinner at Manna. Our group had a scallop dish, mahi mahi dish and one of their salads. The dinner was excellent and very fresh. The atmosphere was lovely.

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank Leebee72
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Teresa D
1 March 2017|
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Response from TomWolfeUSNA72 | Reviewed this property |
No separate child menu, but staff and chef VERY accomodating.
26 November 2016|
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Response from Wim M | Property representative |
Not mandatory but certainly recommended...particularly on weekends and during "prime times." 910-763-5252
James T
28 May 2016|
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Response from Jeanette48369 | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it. Their menu is very small. They will probably have a vegetarian or one other item
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