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The George on the Riverwalk

) #36 of 536 Restaurants in Wilmington €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
+1 910-763-2052
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We soo wanted to love this place. I was so excited when I saw not only they had a gluten free menu but also a vegan menu. There were many options which is great and hard to fine. We had a great view of the...More

Thank K10trips
Reviewed 4 days ago

Would give 5 stars except they were out of some menu items including shrimp and grits, which I was looking forward to. I did get the crabcakes instead and they were good. The others in my party were happy with their food (land and sea)....More

Thank Christy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start? This was once a top notch restaurant with a great view. Now it's a restaurant with a great view. Last year our family visited from NY and I took my daughter-in-laws here for a girls lunch. The food and drinks were...More

Thank vatechfan2017
TheGeorgeRestaurant, Manager at The George on the Riverwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Please contact us by phone at 910-763-2052 so that we can discuss your experience further and take steps to make things right for you. Please accept my most sincere apologies for your disappointing dinner, we strive...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

George's Shrimp & Grits is the best, we visited here over two years ago and after visiting other restaurants still is hands delicious. The place is very cozy, has art works by local artists on display for sale throughout. Dillon was very helpful and on...More

1  Thank dba631
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to come here since I'd been to other restaurants on the river and wanted to try somewhere new. Started with a watermelon margarita which was just ok. I ordered the mahi mahi, which was cooked well and I enjoyed very much. Decided on the...More

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a Sunday lunch with friends. Gorgeous location, looked busy, so we thought we'd try it, right? Worst decision ever. Out of Bud Lite (who runs out of Bud Lite), out of many food choices. Ok, we get it, really busy, but.... What they...More

Thank DougMcF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice deck overlooking the river, the chairs are uncomfortable but the view is nice. A little pricey ,but you are paying for the view. The grilled salmon and Greek salad were very good. The scallops were excellent, the filet wasn't worth the price. The nachos...More

Thank coppola3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to do a food tour but we not available when it was offered. So, we made our own Food Tour! Stop 3-appetizers and drinks at The George. We ordered the Trio of Hummus--house-made roasted red pepper, black bean and roasted garlic hummus, served...More

Thank KatzTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To celebrate my birthday, hubby and I ate dinner here on July 25, 2017. We ate outside and I ordered the crab cakes and he order the steak tips. We both enjoyed our meals. The homemade cornbread muffins are VERY rich and delicious. The view...More

Thank LadyLeo725
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit here. We just took the boat tour and it was lunch time. I had the grilled chicken panini and hubby had a breakfast special. Everything was fantastic. Will return.

Thank Shirl P
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8 August 2017|
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Response from Shirl P | Reviewed this property |
I think I saw someone eating some but I am not sure :)
Jess R
2 March 2017|
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Response from TheGeorgeRestaurant | Property representative |
Great question! Casual dress is permitted as boating guests are welcome during lunch and dinner service. Many guests dress up more in the evening but nothing special is required. We hope to see you soon!
26 September 2016|
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Response from mevans0421 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. Sorry. But just the lunch menu is pretty varied so I don't think you would be disappointed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4425
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-2052
On the Riverwalk in Historic Downtown, The George Restaurant is Wilmington's only Downtown restaurant with a private dock for boating customers. Relax and enjoy riverfront lunch and dinner with breathtaking views. Southern Coastal Cuisine, fresh local seafood, steaks, salads, pasta, sandwiches, vegetarian dishes, kids menu and desserts. Separate Vegan/GF menu available as well. Creative martini, mixed drink and wine menus. Dogs are welcome on the outdoor deck. And don't forget to try downtown's best-kept secret for Friday, Saturday and Sunday Brunch served until 3pm. Relax on our deck and experience Wilmington's premiere hot spot for riverfront dining and sunset viewing!
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