Fresh to Table, From Farm & Sea

Wilmington and our Island Beaches are surrounded by water, and the climate here allows for bountiful farmland produce. Everywhere you turn, you'll find fresh-caught seafood — from the most beautifully prepared fish and perfectly plump shrimp to succulent blue crab and local oysters. There is also plenty of locally smoked meats, fresh greens, seasonal vegetables and artisanal cheeses. Get ready to savor our unique Southern-coastal fare with this sampling of restaurants — just a few that put fresh ingredients first.


You'll find many great dining options in Wilmington and our Island Beaches, including locally owned hot-spots, fresh seafood offerings, outdoor dining with spectacular views and award-winning breweries.