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South Beach Grill

€€ - €€€American, Seafood,
100 Lumina Ave S, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-6201
+1 910-256-4646
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“flounder” (53 reviews)
“fried pickles” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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100 Lumina Ave S, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-6201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just had dinner at the South Beach Grill, and although it is a small restaurant and informal, the food and service were outstanding. I had the shrimp and grits and my wife had the seafood napoleon. Both were constructed with care; both had a...More

1  Thank LouieBob
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Had lunch here New Years Eve. Great selection and alot of LOCALLY SOURCED things. That was impressive. Friendly staff, solid good food. In summer I would want patio. Historic building also...always adds character.

1  Thank linda e
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Cold winter night meal was delightful. Wife orgered poached flounder special over rice pilaf and veggies. Good mild fish plate. Sea scallops over mushroom risotto was tasty too. Nice small restaurant atmosphere with recent renovation. Delightful sunset view too.

1  Thank 02seedoc
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We walked down to SBG from our hotel for dinner. It’s a wonderful gem just on the south side of Wrightsville’s little downtown area. Excellent drinks and appetizers. The fish tacos are wonderful and the kids food was very good as well. Very good service...More

2  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered the grilled grouper tacos... we were not disappointed. So fresh and delicious. The pineapple pepper relish on top was amazing. We had the coleslaw as a side and the caraway seeds really added that extra kick. We would definitely go back when we’re...More

3  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

It was a pleasant surprise to find that South Beach Grill was honoring veterans with a free meal. We are on a sailboat and the restaurant is conveniently located right across from the town dinghy dock. I'm glad we arrived early because word must have...More

2  Thank Sailorgirl619
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Ate here on Veteran's day and we were delighted to find that they were honoring Veteran's with a meal. Seafood lasagna and my husband's scallops and rissoto were off the hook good. Reasonably priced. Large selection and lots of seafood choices and locally sourced food....More

2  Thank NCLexi
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch hearing great things and seeing the high TA rating, but didn’t quite live up to the hype. Waitress just went through the motions - not very friendly and could not be bothered to make eye contact with us. Daughter loved her...More

1  Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

By far the best food on the beach. Not cheap, but reasonably priced for the excellent cuisine. Small, cozy dining. Great service. Grouper Linda is outstanding. Try it and you will keep coming back.

2  Thank Bfroadking
Reviewed 29 October 2017

My wife and I just relocated to NC from NH. To celebrate the closing on our new house, we chose the South Beach Grill for dinner. What a FIND!! Our server Daniel was SUPERB! Very personable and great knowledge of the menu (we asked A...More

2  Thank Dave M
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Tim R
14 December 2017|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
The South Beach Grill will be closed for the Christmas Holiday from Monday, December 18th until Wednesday, December 27th. Merry Christmas!
3 October 2017|
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Response from linda h | Reviewed this property |
Limited kids menus but something for everyone and they are very accommodating there with menus changes
Irene B
5 January 2017|
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Response from Anthony B | Reviewed this property |
No reservation needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Lumina Ave S, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-6201
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-4646
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We are overlooking the scenic anchorage on Banks Channel, located on beautiful Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Our restaurant has been the Local's favorite since 1997. We welcome our guests with consistent, creative cuisine served in a friendly, casual atmosphere. You can enjoy a great burger sitting outside on our patio for lunch or experience the unique, eclectic, regional cuisine at dinner of our Chef. His menu highlights the bounty of Sea and Land, locally sourced.We also have Gluten Free/ reduced items.
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