5229 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: (910) 392-1741
Fax: (910) 332-1400
Bars & Cafes
Very unique facility that features a huge sportsbar with a giant screen TV, four satellite TVs, daily drink specials, and a full service menu. There are also eight lighted sand volleyball courts on site. They are open Monday through Wednesday for dinner only and open Thursday through Sunday for lunch and dinner.
Having staged the performances of numerous rock/metal bands from across the country, the Reggies 42nd Street Tavern is one place where you can head bang late into the night. This eclectic bar is known for its vibrant ambiance that is accentuated by the young and the restless crowd. Its decor resembles an underground rock club with dimly-lit interiors and skeletal murals on the walls. The bar is well-stocked with beers and cocktails served till late into the night. Call ahead to know more about Wilmington's favorite hardcore music hangout.
One of the many restaurants located at The Forum, Osteria Cicchetti specializes in Italian cuisine. This restaurant is open for lunch from 11.30a to 4p, Monday through Friday; dinner commences at 5p. An offering of the Circa Restaurant Group, which gave Wilmington many other delightful eateries like Circa 1922, Brasserie du Soleil, Boca Bay and Towne Tap & Grill, this restaurant also has many culinary delights for you. Small plates like meatballs Napoli and Carpaccio set you up for a satisfying meal which includes pasta, pizza and a full wine menu.
Situated at Lumina Station, Cameo 1900 is the place to head to for a fun night out. Offering tapas style dishes, the restaurant is ideal if you're looking for a night out with friends. The small plates are meant for sharing, and the reasonable prices ensure that you and your friends end up sampling pretty much everything on the menu. Many of their offerings are gluten-friendly. What makes this place even better is their vast array of cocktails, and you would be silly to leave without trying the 1900 Cucumber Gimlet. There is also a good selection of wines.
The Pub at Sweet n Savory offers some of the best food in Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach, and the Cape Fear region. They have great family games to play (skeeball, horse shoes, foosball, darts. pool, table shuffle board, and corn hole). Diners can also watch an NFL Ticket game. You will also enjoy their 80+ beer selection.\
Filled with original art, this elegant cafe offers a large selection of first courses and entrees such as Wasabi Tempura Shrimp, Spicy Thai Cashew Noodles, Balsamic BBQ Filet Mignon, and Sesame Crisped American Red Snapper. An extensive wine list with over 1,000 bottles is available to complement your meal. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
Fat Tony's is locally owned and operated establishment where you can enjoy homemade Italian food with 24 draft beers in a fun pub atmosphere. It's an Italian Pub, the Country's latest concept.
Dine inside, on the balcony, or on the sidewalk of this wonderful cafe that is open daily for lunch and dinner and features an eclectic menu with dishes such as Chicken Marsala, Vegetable Panini, Torta Rustica, and Chevre Stuffed Free Range Chicken Breast. Fresh bread, olive oil, and freshly ground pepper are yours to enjoy while your meal is being prepared.
The Calico Room, located in downtown, is popular among locals and visitors alike. More than a bar, this place is a buzzing live music venue and art space that plays host to cultural events. Their eclectic schedule features regional bands, touring acts and international DJs. Popular music styles here include jazz, acoustic piano, electronic dance and alternative rock. Complement your evening with speciality cocktails in a relaxed and upbeat vibe.
Barbary Coast is nothing short of a local legend, it is after all in operation since the 40s. A dive bar complete with a vast variety of beers that are very reasonable in terms of price, it is a place that draws a fascinating mix of people. The sources of entertainment available at the oldest bar of the city include pool tables and darts, along with a hook game hidden away at the back. Complete with a roaring jukebox and a patio that offers a waterside view, Barbary Coast is an unofficial symbol of Wilmington’s culture and history.
Follow your nose down Market street till you arrive at the old-fashioned glass store front. The store has a charming display, and you get to pick your choice of candy or ice-cream from their wide array. Famous for it's Mackinac Island fudge, toffee apples, marshmallow treats and, of course Sundaes, Kilwins is generally thronged with families, tourists and teenagers on Sunday afternoons. You can even watch them making their famous fudge right there in the store.
Caprice Bistro located near Myrtle Beach, is a little French themed eatery with a mission to create and serve authentic French and Belgium cuisine. The typically classical French food is manipulated to suit a relaxed and inexpensive dining experience, perfect for a meeting with friends or a family get together. The decor is suitably styled as a native French bistro, complete with a wonderfully stocked bar of wines and a sofa lounge. Caprice is reasonably priced with impeccable service and a touch of grace.