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Pilot House

2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
+1 910-343-0200
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited again recently, and found both the service and the quality of the food to be much improved. Our waiter was friendly and efficient (wish I remembered his name - he was dressed as a cowboy for Halloween), and did an excellent job. I...More

Thank Dmize
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was very efficient and the food fresh and well prepared.Sit on the outside deck or inside patio and enjoy the river view and a pleasant meal.

Thank rca2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has it all! The quality of the food is excellent. The presentation is superb. The service was friendly and efficient. And the location right on the Cape Fear river is awesome. You can’t go wrong choosing Pilot House.

Thank Al T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only in Wilmington for a few hours and found this place on the river walk. It was a nice day so we enjoyed sitting outside. The ham/collard soup was tasty as was the fried green tomato BLT, which came with AMAZING chips (they...More

Thank AnneAndrews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We held a wedding party out on the deck for 52 family and friends. The service was top notch. The food was delicious southern style . I had the shrimp and grits which was very good. The view was good and sunset spectacular.

Thank steve4orlando
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended by the caretakers of the B&B we stayed at. We did not have reservations which was not a problem. We arrived around 5pm. Our server was very accomodating and knowledgeable. We were seated outside on the river walk. I ordered the...More

Thank DaveP502
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told to eat here by several friends/colleagues when we mentioned we were going to Wilmington. We made reservations which was a very good thing! Overall our server was super sweet but a little slow on checking back and keeping drinks refilled etc. some...More

Thank Kristin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AT the very south end of the River Walk, right next to Elijah's, we always et simple food here which is never bad, but the reason we come in the warmer months is for a view of the Cape Fear River, not for the food....More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Excellent meal and service. I had fresh fish, can't remember what. We ate early at a nice table by the window. Too windy to eat outside which we would have preferred - Yet there's also the problem of looking into the setting sun. We all...More

Thank LucyLoring
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Cocktails and dinner at the bar provide a Cape Fear River view + friendly, professional service. Since 2012 we have enjoyed a diverse menu-always creative and well prepared. A favorite for the locals!

Thank 866scottc
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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