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“A Definite Must”

Roko Italian Cuisine
Ranked #44 of 669 Restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$25
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Roko Italian Cuisine is a traditional italian restaurant located in the heart of Wilmington's Mayfaire Town Center. Owners Jadran and Vojka encourage you to come in, relax, share stories and enjoy the warm and friendly service, as they prepare the finest Italian cuisine especially for you. Roko's menu features a selection of salads, pasta, veal, beef, seafood, and chicken dishes.
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95 reviews
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“A Definite Must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

From the moment we walked in, we were charmed. A bouquet of fresh pink roses graced the entrance. The hostess, an owner with her husband, greeted us with a warmly. The lights were low. Service was impeccable, the server friendly and professional. The menu wonderful option. I had caprese salad, "chose" the ingredients for my pasta dinner; it was a difficult choice! All were delighted with our choices; satisfied we passed on the wonderful desserts! Leaving, we noticed a man studying his script; this is a film town. Can't wait to go back! This is a wonderful addition to Wilmington's restaurants near Wrightsville Beach. The owners have managed to bring a gem to the area! While they have few outdoor tables, the inside has the ambience. Reservations a must! PS: We brought our own wine!

  • Visited May 2014
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“Enjoyable dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014

We enjoyed dinner here on a week night. The pasta dishes were good but could have used more spice. The steak and spinach was delicious. Guests wore shorts which was disappointing. The wait staff was average .

  • Visited May 2014
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Oxford, NC
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“Nice But Not Great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

We recently dined there with friends for a birthday celebration. We were promptly seated at a nice table. Our server was friendly. We ordered steaks and a mixed seafood pasta. The steaks were perfectly prepared but there was a slight mix-up on the service and the male server was combative bordering on rude. The seafood was a little overcooked but very tasty. The wine list was adequate. I would not rate this as a "special" place but would return. It is very popular.

  • Visited April 2014
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“Great service.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

Great Italian places are few and far between. Roku comes close. After stopping in a few times, I can say that their service stands out. The wait staff act as if it was a 5-star restaurant and make you feel like the movie star that, well, may be sitting a few tables away (this is a film town after all). The food and service are consistent regardless of whether you come in late afternoon or late evening. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited February 2014
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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“Super service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

Attention to detail yet not pestered while eating. The scampi was out of this world and a good portion for the price. Salads where fresh and flavorful. The staff was cheerful and helpful, kept our drinks full, and checked on us just enough to feel pampered but never interrupted our conversations. After dinner cappuccinos where the perfect end to the meal. Only con is there was a wait. Will make reservations next time.

  • Visited March 2014
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