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Elijah's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
+1 910-343-1448
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffed shrimp” (29 reviews)
“seafood” (113 reviews)
“chowder” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
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Reviewed yesterday

I have eaten here several times the views and location are superb. the food and service need improvement. It seems to be hit or miss there is no consistency. Sometimes it is exceptional most times it is OK, but nothing to rave about. In all...More

Thank joemU296SA
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've eaten here several times over the years, and I've always felt that the location is the main draw. That's still true; I recently went for lunch with a group of friends and was quite disappointed. The food was just okay (I sent back a...More

Thank BeachMartie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great ambiance but the food is okay for what they charge! Their are so many great places to eat on Wilmington I feel they need to step up to the price they charge. It's a great tourist location but as a...More

Thank anskoob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elijahs is a beautiful riverfront restaurant and that's what you pay for. Three of us had an early dinner and enjoyed nice drinks and a superb tuna appetizer. One of our group liked the fish tacos. But the crab cakes were more filler than crab...More

Thank thompsrh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here over 25 years. I personally have never had anything but stellar food. Today was cold and rainy so we opted for the Carolina chowder and famous crab dip. OMG, died and gone to heaven!! Service was excellent, we had a window...More

Thank Viviancumming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided on Elijah’s for lunch but wished we hadn’t. It was overpriced and very poor quality fare. I thought Fish and Chips would be good: Atlantic Cod!!!!! It turned out to be “fish Bites” not a piece of cod and was so over cooked....More

Thank Geoff F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elijah’s is a special place located right on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC. Dinner after dark makes the main dinning room romantic with candles burning on every table. The service is excellent with the staff paying attention to every detail. The food was...More

Thank gahoeppner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you consider the views as part of the price premium then it makes sense, that being said- beautiful views of the cape fear river downtown. Unimpressed with the lunch menu prices in comparison to the portion sizes. I can expect above average prices but...More

Thank Lara U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are in town for an event and arrived at 5pm. After checking into our accommodations, we set out for dinner around 6:30pm. Being a Friday night, our first 3 choices had no tables available. So we set out for the Riverwalk to try there....More

Thank A M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The meal was great! The food was really attractively presented. Excellent service. I had a wonderful meal. I ate by myself but received excellent service. The seafood was fresh and well prepared. Great atmosphere - on the water. Parking was difficult. Expensive meal.

Thank Linda M
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Questions & Answers
Brian A
28 April 2017|
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Response from kittykash123 | Reviewed this property |
no - casual is okay
Diane B
25 April 2017|
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Response from Peg I | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do..they have a wonderful kitchen and can be adaptable..they serve available local fish
14 March 2017|
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Response from Jack7_13 | Reviewed this property |
Good parking facilities for the disabled next to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ann St, Ste 2, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-1448
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