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K-38 Baja Grill

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Mexican, Southwestern
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8211 Market Street, Porters Neck, Wilmington, NC
+1 910-686-8211
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called 5:30 p.m. to place take out order for 2. Put on hold 3:45 and I hung up and called back. Hold for another 1:30 before order was taken and it was so loud I had to repeat my order over and over. Husband went to pick it up at the bar and was ignored so long, because bartenders are... More 

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1 Thank JACTMP
K38BajaGrill, Owner at K-38 Baja Grill, responded to this review

Dear JACTMP, We are so sorry you had all those issues with your take out order. Please email us your contact information: info@liveeatsurf.com so that we can get a little more detail to improve so that this doesn't happen again. We appreciate your business and will do our best to make it up to you and your husband. Sincerely, Cindy... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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432 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My wife and I have been to the K-38 Baja Grill many times over the past couple of years and have never had any problems or complaints with their food, service, and great atmosphere. The staff has always been helpful, friendly, pleasant, and very attentive.We usually sit at the bar when we visit and always enjoy the service their from... More 

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Thank pparrothead
Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Previously desirable restaurant but now leaves a lot to be desired. Nachos were soggy, queso was cold, and we dropped almost $100 bill for two entrees and an app. Flavor was good but I expect hot food for that price, epic failure. The waiter slammed our chips down, skipped out for a while after that and should take the next... More 

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Thank analfoodster
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208 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Started out at the bar to wait for our table. The bartender was great especially since we only ordered soft drinks. But, the food was just awful. The food sat heavy in both our bellies. Of course the chips and salsa are good but the entrees left much to be desired. This was a similar experience to the last time... More 

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Thank rpboz
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Ok, so I'm a food snob some of the time. And if it comes to Mexican fare, being from Texas and having lived the last 10 years in California I own my being a snob. So, after relocating to North Carolina I expected it would be a while before we found a good replacement for our old favorites. Not after... More 

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Thank Ed A
Durham
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347 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Love this chain! Great food. Great ambiance. Exceptional service. Loved it since it was Kiva Grill. Just do it!

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Thank EdRockster
Wilmington, North Carolina
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432 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife and I ate once again at the K-38 Baja Grill in Porters Neck. As usual it was packed but we were lucky enough to find a couple of seats at the bar. The bartenders were Kim and Amanda and as usual they were running ragged keeping up with another busy night, Both Kim and Amanda are great at... More 

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1 Thank pparrothead
Wilmington, North Carolina
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We found this gem close to our house when we moved to Wilmington last year. We must have been there 10 times since. All the food is good but we go for the nachos with beef. Enough for two to split!

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Thank Leila A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

WAY OVERPRICED. Tasty food. Good atmosphere. Hard to find parking. Not a place to eat if looking for a quick affordable place to eat.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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432 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I have visited the K-38 Baja Grill many times in the past and never get tired of their excellent food, friendly atmosphere, and great service. We usually enjoy sitting at the bar, watching the surf movies on the large flat screen tv's and having nice conversations with the other patrons seated at the bar, and the super... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8211 Market Street, Porters Neck, Wilmington, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-686-8211
Description
Please visit our website for our daily specials and to find information about our sister restaurants, K38 Baja Grill (Oleander Drive), Las Olas Mexi-Q Grill, Tower 7 (Wrightsville Beach), Cafe Del Mar (Wrightsville Beach)

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?