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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” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (55 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby & I wanted to eat by the water and read that the Pilot House was a great place. Let me say that we did eat in Wrightsville Beach, Oceanic the day prior to this meal so this is what we compared it to. I...More

Thank LeftMySOULatTheSea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful view - it's right on the river walk, and you have the best view! Food was great. I ate with 2 others and we all enjoyed our meals. Service was very good also I had the crab melt sandwich. Yummy...think of a tuna melt,...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are multiple dining options in terms of table locations including riverfront tables outside with umbrellas, or large river facing windows with a sunshade you can adjust while in an air conditioned space. The Carolina Bisque and Lobster Tail were both delicious and went well...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely location on the water. Outside tables with umbrellas. Sweet tea is southern sweet & delicious. Tried the fried Scallops & shrimp. Lightly battered & golden brown. Scallops were tiny in comparison to the appetizer ones & dry. However, the shrimp was perfect! Great venue...More

Thank KimMcDougall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch was not as good as expected. Burger was average as was tuna steak. Mussels were tasty along with the crab dip

Thank SLE27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's been years since I last dying here but my husband and I decided to have dinner here this evening. I had the seared sesame-crusted tuna and my husband had the sweet potato grouper. Both were excellent choices. And for dessert we each had the...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is at the end of the boardwalk with large glass windows so you have a superb view of the river and the bridge. Variety of bread they bring to the table was delicious. Our fried green tomatoes were great, herb fried calamari was...More

Thank TJm0m0306
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch included a pleasant, predictable menu with great service. A great local spot to stop for your everyday lunch on the Riverwalk.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous dinner here, with a fantastic server named Sean (N). We truly enjoyed (and highly recommend) their Cornbread, Pimento Cheese, Fried Green Tomatoes, a Wedge Salad and the Mixed Grill! We also really enjoyed their Cucumber Lemon Martinis! What a fabulous night...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prices posted online was not the same as prices in the restaurant. Restaurant prices were a lot more and was told that they changed the prices a few months back. Food was ok not great. Shrimp was fried to hard and the bread was very...More

Thank Hope S
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View
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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