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123 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3948
+1 910-763-5252
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Cary, North Carolina
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a couple of nights and based on a recent article in "Walter" magazine that touted this place we thought we should it give it a try. Made a reservation for 6:00 pm on the Tuesday after Christmas. Didn't know how how busy things could be but figured we should not chance being able to just walk in.... More 

Thank mannart03
Wilmington, North Carolina
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went to celebrate wife's Birthday, 1st time visit, not the last! Arrived early for a Sunday dinner, seated quickly, then met the most food KNOWLEDGEABLE waiter, ever. Knew how all items were prepared, answered questions on how pork was brined to sustain juiceness, and then all ordered. 3 ordered SPECIAL Grouper and I ordered the Pork chop. We all were... More 

Thank Ed D
Holden Beach, North Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

After a short hiatus, Manna has resumed its "Beggars Can't Be Choosers" dinner menu in the bar on Sundays. YAY! This is an excellent way to sample the quality food coming out of the kitchen, but you need a sense of adventure. Not feeling adventurous? The regular menu is also available. My family, many of my friends, and I are... More 

Thank TomWolfeUSNA72
Omaha, Nebraska
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and wine. Great service at the bar. Picked a great Chardonnay that paired with our food. Solid overall wine list. Locally sourced food where possible. Get a reservation on a weekend night.

Thank Eric B
San Francisco
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great dining experience, started with the cheese & charcuterie plate, then I had the put a tomato on it salad, which had a lovely light dressing, my entree was the finger lickin' pig pickin' chop served with black-eyed peas, and sweet potato dumplings (gnocchi-like) that had a kick. All were delicious, there was no room for dessert. Service was great... More 

Thank travelling_teena
Washington, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Went to Manna for dinner during our beach vacation. The food was fantastic in both presentation and flavor. The atmosphere is very intimate and served as the perfect location for a romantic dinner with my wife. The service was fantastic and all the staff were friendly and knowledgeable.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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408 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Wilmington,NC on our way home to Hilton Head Island,SC from Durham... Our meal tonight was the best of the week visiting five different cities... Appetizers were imaginative, mains were incredible and desert was fantastic... An amazing wine list... Beautiful " urban edgy" decor and outstanding service... Brittany was magnificent and support by at least six others in the... More 

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Los Angeles
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I don't give many 5star reviews, frankly because not many places deserve the top rating...Manna is special. I attended their "beggars can't be choosers" this Sunday and it was an amazing food experience. Dinner was a mystery to everyone including most of the front of house staff. That being said, everyone was friendly and otherwise awesome...special shoutout to Matt who... More 

Thank sunking1899
Wilmington, North Carolina
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our 37th wedding anniversary! We had wanted to go for a while. It was everything we had imagined it would be! The waiters were awesome! Friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. Their recommendations were spot on! The bar tender, a mixologist, made some great cocktails! For dinner the chef made us 2 separate 4 course... More 

Thank charles p
Wilmington, North Carolina
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Small fancy restaurant with bar area. Make sure to make reservations if you want to eat at the restaurant area or there will be a wait. We walked in and had a table for two right when they opened for dinner. Be aware that their drinks are "crafted" by the bartenders so run of the mill mixed drinks are not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3948
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?