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“A Little Bit of France.”
Review of Le Catalan

Le Catalan
Ranked #32 of 703 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: European, French, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Wilmington's authentic French Cafe and Wine Bar established January 2001. "Wine Down" on the Riverwalk! Serving Lunch and Dinner: Soups, Salads, Quiche, Cheese, Charcuterie, Seasonal and Daily Entrees, Dessert... Famous Chocolate Mousse. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Inside/Outside dining and friendly service. Enjoy a river breeze and catch a sunset!
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Le Catalan is small and cozy. A perfect place for watching the sun set over the water on the Wilmington Riverwalk. We stopped in with some friends to do just that. Although the small menu may have many interesting dishes, I recommend checking the specials. When we were there they had a Crab and Penne Gratin and a Shrimp and Orzo Gratin. My wife had one and I had the other. Both were outstanding. The staff was very friendly and the prices modest.
Friendly staff, good food, atmosphere - You can't ask for more.

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Thank Dan V
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

Had brunch here recently. Sat inside by the window to avoid the heat. Service was friendly and efficient. Menu is very limited, but each of us found something we liked. Food is fresh and local. All in all, a very pleasant experience.

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Thank Sunsal
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

Friendly staff, a lovely selections of wines to choose from, and small, discreet, and tasty menu. Vive la France!

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Thank Michas
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

A little gem on the Riverwalk in Downtown Wilmington, amid the larger, mostly pedestrian, tourist places. Small inside and the menu is not pages long but the offerings are beyond the usual chicken wraps and caesar salads. Have been to Le Catalan for numerous lunches and dinner a few times. Portions are european size not american super sized, which makes it perfect for before theater or events downtown. During my last visit this past week, I had the crab salad and my companions each had the goat cheese salad and cassoulet. Lots of nice french wines,we had glasses of the Cotes de Rhone and Vouyray. Definitely a nice place as long as your not expecting tons of food and want something beyond the usual american staples. The daily specials usually include a quiche of the day, soup of the day, as well.

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Reviewed 22 August 2013 via mobile

Wonderful food, really enjoyed! Great flavors and nice atmosphere. The tomato basil soup was the best I ever had and the crab penne with cream sauce was wonderful, must try if in the area

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Thank tlcgrooms
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