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Pilot House

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2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
+1 910-343-0200
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are from Minnesota and come to Wilmington often. We've eaten at this restaurant many times. We gladly took our friends there this trip and bragged about how excited we were to dine there with them. We were sadly disappointed. Our waitress forgot many things, which i would gladly have overlooked if our food was exceptional. It wasn't. Our salmon... More 

Thank Caryn Y
Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked in and were initially acknowledged but a young woman thought to be the hostess and asked for a table for 2 and she replied ok as if she was going to seat us then disappeared. Several other employees also approached the hostess desk, gave their names and were clearly being attended to. The young lady we spoke to... More 

Thank PJewett
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My favorite was the White Zinfandel Crane lake, the salmon dissolves in your mouth, fresh, tasty, the service outstanding. The view the best in town. Forget the beach. Romantic, family, friends perfect for all.

Thank zulia66
Framingham, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the Adult Grilled Cheese for lunch and it was sooo good!! The bartender was friendly - there is outdoor seating along the riverwalk - good size restaurant inside as well. Seems to be very popular for lunch and dinner

Thank debanderson90808
Roanoke, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our service was great, and the food was good, but it was the location and atmosphere that made this restaurant a nice place to eat. I really enjoyed the river view and the ease of access to the walkway along the river and ability to people watch on such a pretty day!

Thank Roanoketobie
Salisbury, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat on the Riverwalk in Wilmington. Prices are very reasonable. Country ham & collard soup is outstanding. We had scallop and shrimp scampi......delicious sauce! Highly recommend .

Thank Carol M
Manorville, New York
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159 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed our dinner here. We started with the baked Brie appetizer and a cup of seafood soup. Both a homerun. Then for dinner I had the portabella mushroom sandwich and my husband had a special for the night flounder stuffed with crabmeat. It was all so good and the presentation was marvelous. They also have a nice selection... More 

Thank lovetoeatout75
Centreville, Virginia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Wilmington for a couple of days and looking for a good seafood restaurant. Based on the reviews, I went to The Pilot House. I ordered the fresh catch, salmon, which was served with rice pilaf & fresh vegetables. They didn't ask me how I wanted the salmon cooked & other than grilled, baked, etc. and unfortunately it... More 

Thank dathurman
Southampton, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant with a great view. Drinks were good and lunch was good as well. Great steamer pot. Very cozy.

Thank Eileen K
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

We were in Wilmington with another couple. Had a very good meal at the Pilot House on a Friday evening in January. No reservations were necessary. Nice table with a great view of the river. A comfortable relaxed evening was had by all in our party.

Thank LJinSC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ann St, Ste 3, Wilmington, NC 28401-4587
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-343-0200

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