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Pilot House

2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
+1 910-343-0200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (50 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
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Reviewed yesterday

Although we arrived for dinner after 8:00 p.m this was a very busy restaurant.. Parking was very limited and difficult to navigate. Our table was inside as that allowed no waiting. If you wanted to eat outside there was still quite a bit of wait...More

Thank Wendyhce
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good place, quick seating and nice hostess. Waitress was very friendly and served us fast. Good was good. Wife had a filet but I think it was a new York strip instead. It was not cooked right so we sent it back. No big deal,...More

Thank JASON8502
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have dined here before and the staff is always friendly and courteous. The food however is usually a "hit or miss". My brie appetizer was delicious but one of my dining companions had the Ahi burger which was just okay, the tuna should have...More

Thank barnowl108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awesome meal at the Pilot House last night. Their Spinich Salad is delicious (the Portobello mushroom really makes it stand out). The sweet potato straw topped Grouper is excellent. My wife enjoyed the filet mignon. The homemade cobbler and breads were great as...More

Thank pocket213
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the shrimp and grits. They were pretty good. The meal included collards, and I was surprised at how good the collards were. The appetizers looked good, but it was a hot day and I didn't want to eat too much. The North Carolina...More

Thank Docky B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always like to bring my guests to the Pilot House when they are visiting Wilmington. Has great views of the Riverwalk and Bridge. Waitress was very attentive and personable. Spinach salad was fresh and I had it topped with fried oysters. Oysters were tender and...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch here our first day in Wilmington....right on the water, very nice. The service and the food were both very good.

Thank dino2mom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. Very nice inside, we were seated right away over looking the Cape Fear River. The lunch started off so strong; my husband's chowder nice and hot, creamy and filled with seafood. The low country spring rolls crispy...More

Thank JoJo-OIB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Service was good. Prices were good. Views of the river were great. Easy to get to and something for everyone

Thank JohnD2032016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family downtown for the fireworks and some dinner. Needless to say downtown was packed with everyone doing the same thing. Most restaurants had an hour + wait to be seated. We called to check wait time at the Pilot House and found none....More

Thank tyronem489
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Questions & Answers
14 March 2017|
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Response from GrannyOakley | Reviewed this property |
Best answer is sort of. The "accessible" parking place is not ADA compliant, but it does exist. Thanks is, if you have a van with a side entry ramp or lift, there will likely not be enough room to deploy. There are... More
3 February 2017|
Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling them directly to get the most accurate information.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-0200
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