51 restaurants offering special prix-fixe menus.

Beginning Wednesday, April 4th, through Wednesday, April 11th, Port City diners will once again be able to enjoy 8 days of culinary delights. There are no tickets or passes are required. Food lovers may simply dine out at as many participating restaurants as they like during encore’s Wilmington Restaurant Week.

 
Name
Cuisine
Area
 
Anne Bonny’s Bar and Grill

Anne Bonny’s Bar and Grill

101 South Water Street

Lunch Dinner

Bars, American (Traditional)

Wilmington

The Basics

The Basics

319 North Front Street

Breakfast Brunch Lunch

Southern

Wilmington

Whether you're searching for a hearty breakfast to start your day, a celebratory dinner with friends and family, a fun weekend brunch or a quick lunch to get you through the workday, we've got your answer right here. The Basics features a collection of traditional Southern recipes with a modern sensibility - using fresh ingredients, locally sourced seafood and produce, and homemade everything.

Caprice Bistro

Caprice Bistro

10 Market Street

Dinner

French, Belgian

Wilmington

Delight in Chef Thierry Moity's traditional French cuisine. Chef Moity, who has been cooking since age 13 in some of the finest French restaurants in Europe and New York City. The French cuisine is influenced by a combination of traditions-Patricia comes from the northern part of France near the Belgium border, while Thierry's origins are deeply rooted in the central provinces of the country.

Circa 1922

Circa 1922

8 North Front Street

Dinner

Tapas Bars

Wilmington

Dram + Morsel

Dram + Morsel

33 South Front Street

Dinner

Tapas/Small Plates, Tapas Bars, Lounges

Wilmington

Elijah’s

Elijah’s

2 Ann Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, American

Wilmington

Located on the banks of the Cape Fear River in Historic Downtown Wilmington, NC. Since 1984, Elijah's has been Wilmington, North Carolina's premier outdoor dining destination. We feature expansive indoor and outdoor waterfront dining, with panoramic views of the best sunsets Wilmington has to offer.

Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen

118 Princess Street

Lunch Dinner

Bars, American (Traditional)

Wilmington

The Little Dipper

The Little Dipper

138 South Front Street

Dinner

Fondue

Wilmington

An experience you won't find at any other restaurant in Wilmington - unique, bold and fun...Fondue! The Little Dipper's menu consists of premium meats, fresh seafood, vegetables and homemade sauces for dipping. Dip organic bread into hot melted cheddar cheese with beer, garlic and spices, prepared tableside by your server. Indulge in blackened filet with a warm au pouivre, sashimi grade tuna dipped in Asian ginger sauce or shrimp drenched in wasabi lime aioli. For dessert don't pass up strawberries dipped in milk chocolate, or bananas dipped in warm dark chocolate blended with smooth peanut butter.

Nikki’s Fresh Gourmet & Sushi

Nikki’s Fresh Gourmet & Sushi

16 South Front Street

Lunch Dinner

Sushi Bars, Vegan, Sandwiches

Wilmington

Located in Downtown Wilmington, NC, Nikki's Fresh Gourmet is the original and flagship store of the Nikki's chain of local restaurants, serving Wilmington for two decades.

On A Roll

On A Roll

125 Grace Street

Lunch Dinner

Delis, American (New), Sandwiches

Wilmington

Paddy’s Hollow

Paddy’s Hollow

10 Walnut Street

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Irish Pub

Wilmington

Paddy's Hollow is located downtown in historic Wilmington, tucked away in the Cotton Exchange. We are a favorite with locals and tourists.

Pilot House

Pilot House

2 Ann Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood

Wilmington

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

301 North Water Street

Lunch Dinner

Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Wilmington

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Wilmington is located inside the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel in the heart of historic Downtown Wilmington. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business meeting, or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs and our Wilmington steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere of casual elegance.

Savorez

Latin American, Seafood

Wilmington

Executive Chef & Owner Sam Cahoon is a true born-and-bred Wilmington native. He has spent the last 12 years working his way up through the ranks at several of the most successful and well known local restaurants, such as Dockside, Sweet N Savory, and the K38 restaurant group, while also graduating with honors from Cape Fear Community College's Culinary Arts program.

Steam Restaurant and Bar

Steam Restaurant and Bar

9 Estell Lee Place

Lunch Dinner

Seafood

Wilmington

Steam is bringing American cuisine to Wilmington using locally sourced goods & ingredients. With an extensive wine & beer selection, plenty of cocktails, indoor/outdoor seating, & beautiful views of the Cape Fear River, Steam is your new go-to restaurant.

YoSake

YoSake

33 South Front Street

Dinner

Sushi Bars, Asian Fusion

Wilmington

Located on the second floor of the historic Roudabush building in downtown Wilmington, YoSake features the best sushi along with a full pan-Asian menu served amid fabulous Tokyo vogue décor. Featured Menu Items change weekly, and showcase local farms. Entrees include Chef Woo's Crispy Salmon with Forbidden Rice, Sweet & Sour Chicken, and a variety of Noodle, Rice, and Curry Dishes. The bar boasts a select wine list including 16 sakes and fantastic specialty drinks like the locally famous Pomegranate Ginger Mojito. Dinner wouldn't be complete without a happy ending...try our Chocolate Threesome or Fried Cheesecake.

A Taste of Italy

A Taste of Italy

1101 South College Road

Lunch Dinner

Italian, Delis, Sandwiches

Wilmington

Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta

Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta

3501 Oleander Drive Suite 2

Lunch Dinner

Pizza, Italian, Desserts

Wilmington

Carolina Ale House

Carolina Ale House

201 South College Street Suite 100

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Sports Bars

Wilmington

Casey’s Buffet

Casey’s Buffet

5559 Oleander Drive

Lunch Dinner

Southern, Barbeque, Soul Food

Wilmington

Casey’s Buffet & Barbecue was established in 2005. Before opening Casey’s, our owner Larry Casey had worked over 25 years in food service, from fast food to fine dining. Casey’s Buffet is part of the Southern tradition, where food and family go hand in hand. Casey’s Buffet is run by Larry’s entire family–his daughter, sons, wife, and friends. Our commitment to food and family attracts loyal customers right here in Wilmington NC and out-of-town visitors that want the real Southern soul food food experience.

Hops Supply Co

Hops Supply Co

5400 Oleander Drive

Brunch Lunch Dinner

Gastropubs, American (Traditional)

Wilmington

Come on in. Is that a new t-shirt? You didn’t have to get dressed up on our account. Wilmington locals know that our restaurant (actually not to brag, but we are a gastropub) is serving up the best craft brews to complement our culinary-inspired American fare, in a laid-back, relaxed environment. If craft beer is not your thing, please allow us to introduce you to our selection of barrel-aged bourbons, craft cocktails, or one of our fine wines on tap (yes, we said tap).

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

609 Piner Road

Lunch Dinner

Bars, Delis, Hot Dogs

Wilmington

The Philly Deli first opened their doors in August of 1979. The first store was located in Hanover Center, which is also the oldest shopping center in Wilmington. Since then, two more Philly Deli’s have been added, one at Porters Neck and one at Monkey Junction.

Jamaica’s Comfort Zone

Jamaica’s Comfort Zone

417 South College Road Suite 24

Lunch Dinner

Caribbean, Seafood, Sandwiches

Wilmington

La Costa Mexican Restaurant

La Costa Mexican Restaurant

8024 Market Street

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Desserts, Soup

Wilmington

La Costa Mexican Restaurant is a family owned business with three locations in Wilmington, NC. Our first location, on Market Street in Downtown, was opened over 15 years ago. Since then we have continued our same ideals and traditions while expanding to two more locations in Wilmington, on Oleander Drive and in Porters Neck. We are so grateful to have the ability to provide great service while sharing our culture.

Los Portales Taqueria

Los Portales Taqueria

1207 South Kerr Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Mexican, Sandwiches, Barbeque

Wilmington

Munchies

Munchies

419 South College Road

Lunch Dinner

Food Delivery Services, American (Traditional), Sandwiches

Wilmington

Started by two brothers and graduates of UNCW, Munchies has one goal: provide delicious, unique, and affordable food at the times you want it most. Offering a one of a kind menu and late night delivery, we at Munchies are here to satisfy your cravings, whenever they may occur. Stop by or order out today.

Okami Japanese Steakhouse

Okami Japanese Steakhouse

614 South College Road

Dinner

Japanese

Wilmington

RoadHouse of Wilmington

RoadHouse of Wilmington

4001 Wrightsville Avenue

Lunch Dinner

American (Traditional)

Wilmington

Round Bagels and Donuts

Round Bagels and Donuts

890 South Kerr Avenue

Breakfast Brunch Lunch

Donuts, Bagels

Wilmington

Yoshi Sushi

Yoshi Sushi

260 Racine Drive Suite 8

Lunch Dinner

Sushi Bars, Japanese, Noodles

Wilmington

Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta

Antonio’s Pizza & Pasta

3501 Oleander Drive Suite 2

Lunch Dinner

Pizza, Italian, Desserts

Wilmington

Henry’s Restaurant and Bar

Henry’s Restaurant and Bar

2108 State Street

Lunch Dinner

Sports Bars

Wilmington

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries

6815 Gordon Road

Lunch Dinner

Burgers, American (Traditional), Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

Wilmington

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

609 Piner Road

Lunch Dinner

Bars, Delis, Hot Dogs

Wilmington

The Philly Deli first opened their doors in August of 1979. The first store was located in Hanover Center, which is also the oldest shopping center in Wilmington. Since then, two more Philly Deli’s have been added, one at Porters Neck and one at Monkey Junction.

Jamaica House Sports Bar & Grill

Jamaica House Sports Bar & Grill

2206 Carolina Beach Road

Lunch Dinner

Salad, Sports Bars, Seafood

Wilmington

Niche Kitchen & Bar

Niche Kitchen & Bar

5954 Carolina Beach Road Suite 170

Brunch Dinner

American (Traditional), Bars

Wilmington

Located at 5954 Carolina Beach Road just south of Monkey Junction in the Beau Rivage Marketplace, Owner Earl Losey and Chef Chris Newton opened the restaurant on May 1st, 2013.

Osteria Cicchetti

Osteria Cicchetti

5104 South College Road

Brunch Dinner

Italian, Bars, Pizza

Wilmington

Slainte Irish Pub

Slainte Irish Pub

5607 Carolina Beach Road Unit 110

Dinner

Irish, Irish Pub

Wilmington

Cast Iron Kitchen

Cast Iron Kitchen

8024 Market Street Unit 7

Dinner

Southern, Soul Food

Wilmington

The Italian Bistro

The Italian Bistro

8211 Market Street

Dinner

Pizza, Italian

Wilmington

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

J. Michael’s Philly Deli

8232 Market Street

Lunch Dinner

Delis, Cheesesteaks, Sandwiches

Wilmington

The Philly Deli first opened their doors in August of 1979. The first store was located in Hanover Center, which is also the oldest shopping center in Wilmington. Since then, two more Philly Deli’s have been added, one at Porters Neck and one at Monkey Junction.

Bluewater Waterfront Grill

Bluewater Waterfront Grill

4 Marina Street

Lunch Dinner

Seafood

Wrightsville Beach

Bluewater Waterfront Grill boasts a selection of traditional American fare and quality fresh seafood artfully combined in a mix of classic and modern dishes. Moving seasonally, our menu is rooted in fresh, local favorites provided by North Carolina’s bountiful fishing season, whenever possible.

Boca Bay

Boca Bay

2025 Eastwood Road

Dinner

Seafood

Wilmington

Boca Bay Restaurant on Eastwood Rd. near the Wrightsville Beach Bridge, is one of Wilmington’s most loved seafood restaurants and oyster bar. Enjoy oysters on the ½ shell, ceviche, a wide variety of sushi or the daily fresh catch. Don’t miss the Sunday Brunch voted best brunch in town by locals and loved by tourists. Boca Bay offers a full bar and extensive wine list to compliment any meal.

Oceanic Restaurant

Oceanic Restaurant

703 South Lumina Avenue

Dinner

Seafood

Wrightsville Beach

Since its opening, coastal residents and visitors have come to love our fish house. To this day, it’s the only restaurant in Wrightsville Beach situated on the Atlantic Ocean. The panoramic views of the sparkling water & access to local fisheries and fishermen have made Oceanic a must-visit restaurant in Wrightsville Beach. Not to be outdone by the view, our chef’s culinary expertise has inspired many coastal-inspired signature dishes that keep our guests coming back. Oceanic takes pride in its history and strives to always provide outstanding service & the freshest catch on the island.

South Beach Grill

South Beach Grill

100 South Lumina Avenue

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, American (Traditional)

Wrightsville Beach

Spoonfed Kitchen & Bake Shop

Spoonfed Kitchen & Bake Shop

1930 Eastwood Road Suite 105

Breakfast Brunch Lunch

Cafes, Bakeries

Wilmington

Spoonfed Kitchen owners Kim & Matt Lennert are both 25+ year veterans of the food industry. In 1999, the couple founded Moveable Feast, a popular café and catering company located in Geneva, IL, which they sold in 2011.

Freddie’s Restaurant

Freddie’s Restaurant

111 K Avenue

Dinner

Italian, American (Traditional)

Kure Beach

HopLite Irish Pub and Restaurant

HopLite Irish Pub and Restaurant

720 North Lake Park Boulevard

Dinner

Irish, Irish Pub, American (Traditional)

Carolina Beach

Kure Beach Diner

Kure Beach Diner

101 K Avenue

Breakfast Brunch Lunch

Diners

Kure Beach

Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill

Lazy Pirate Island Sports Grill

701 North Lake Park Boulevard

Lunch Dinner

Sports Bars, American (Traditional), Burgers

Carolina Beach

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant

1206 North Lake Park Boulevard A

Lunch Dinner

Seafood, Bars

Carolina Beach

Established in 1998 by Michael and Shelly McGowan, Michael’s Seafood Restaurant has been receiving rave reviews from locals and visitors for more than a decade. Its seaside décor and outdoor seating allow you to enjoy the coastal weather while the catch of the day is seasoned and served your way. This Carolina Beach favorite is well-known for its international, award-winning chowder, but there are plenty of other reasons the locals and visitors to the area flock to this spot.