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RuckerJohns Restaurant

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5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
+1 910-452-1212
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service is always great. They have a nice selection of dishes. Mid-range price. Fancy enough for a celebration dinner, but casual enough for anytime. This is one of my favorite places.

Thank krissypoo79
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a local, I just got put on to Rucker John's in 2016! It's been around for years and I hate I was late to the show. I always rode past. But since I've discovered it, I really like the food. I've tried the shrimp blt and shrimp beurre blanc pasta. The croissants are good, of course, served warm and... More 

Thank bribre2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here many times and the food is always very good. As others have noted, the house salad with warm honey mustard and bacon dressing is one of our favorites; comes with delicious fresh warm croissant. Have had fish, burgers, salads and they are all excellent. The wait service has always been very good too. Prices are very reasonable... More 

Thank Dan M
Wilmington, North Carolina
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The croissants are wonderful--if you order a basket, make sure you share. Had the grilled chicken with pineapple salsa--light and healthy. Add the asparagus (no up-charge!) and side salad and you have a great dinner!

Thank Kelley W
Ellicott City, MD
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to give Rucker Johns a try for a late lunch. Portions were huge, food very tasty, service was good. I'd recommend this place to snyone, especially for a special occasion! Enjoy!

Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We like this restaurant. The food is good and you get a lot in the servings. Also a nice, big bar. Staff always attentive and friendly. Never a bad experience.

Thank Amra311
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with management of this restaurant. Very attentive to the needs of the customers. Atmosphere extremely welcoming! Impressive menu and I would highly recommend eating here when your in the area.

Thank Richard W
Concord, NC
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Food here is wonderful! Alot of choices to be made but you cant make the wrong decision when you eat here.

Thank dcriscoe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great family restaurant. I enjoy stopping in for a quick bite on Monday's for half priced Boneless Chicken Bites.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The menu is a bit uninspired and the beer selection is redundant and very poor given the number of options now available in this county. However the salad, my pork chops, the Cajun chicken Alfredo and especially the fried shrimp were all excellent (crab dip was only mediocre) and the staff was impressive. We had a party of twelve and... More 

Thank CWalton159

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-452-1212

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