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“Great Live Music on Sunday Evenings”

Bluewater Waterfront Grill
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Established in 2000, Bluewater Waterfront Grill is picturesque restaurant located on the Intracoastal Waterway in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Service, hospitality and outstanding local cuisine are top priority. The menu features selections of fresh seafood and American fare, offering unique, chef-driven dishes, as well as classic coastal favorites. Bluewater offers spacious dining rooms, private event spaces and has a large outdoor patio where guests can dine and relax while watching sailboats and yachts glide by on the sparkling water. Bluewater has continuously been voted Best Outdoor Dining by Encore Magazine and its outdoor patio includes and a full service bar, and large fans & shades to make dining comfortable during the summer months. Dock access is available.
Powhatan, Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
182 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great Live Music on Sunday Evenings”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Bluewater is a great place to grab some good food and a great view. But be sure to check out the live band on Sunday evenings. My family and I were there this Sunday and the band was great, the drinks were cold, and the views were unbeatable.

  • Visited July 2014
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Clinton, North Carolina
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Good food & Great location!”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We dinner here with a big group of friends out on the patio. Perfect location to sit and enjoy a good meal and watch boats pass by. It was a warm evening but sitting outside with the breeze coming off the water was perfect!

  • Visited May 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pleasant atmosphere and good food”
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Food was very good, although portions were a little small and sauces on dishes were not generous although they were quite tasty, we wish there was more. A little pricey but good. Service was adequate. Nice atmosphere on the marina.

Visited April 2014
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Cary, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
194 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Good food and great views”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We ate here on a recommendation from a couple who used to live in Wilmington. We had lunch outside on the patio on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The restaurant is located next to the yacht club with a view of the marina and some amazing yachts! Service was excellent! We ordered the boneless barbecue chicken with mango salsa, rice, beans and snow peas and the grilled chicken sandwich on a chibatta roll with fries. Both meals were very good and priced reasonably. I mentioned to our server, Hannah, that we were celebrating a birthday. She came back with a huge piece of chocolate brownie and walnut pie as a birthday present! Wow! It was Amazing! I would definitely eat here again and recommend Bluewater for good food, great service and a wonderful view!

  • Visited June 2014
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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130 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Wonderful Dining Experience”
Reviewed 20 June 2014

My husband and I stopped here on a Monday for lunch, right before the summer crowds began moving in on Wrightsville Beach. We were seated outside on the lower level, overlooking the waterway and enjoyed watching many boats breeze by during our meal. It was quite sunny outside, but the umbrella at our table kept us covered. We ordered the Firecracker Bacon Wrapped Scallops as an appetizer and loved them! The entrees were also great, with generous portions. I tried a mango mojito at the recommendation of our server and it was without a doubt one of the best mojitos I've ever had! We appreciated the good food, great service, and excellent atmosphere. We'll be back to try out Bluewater for dinner on our next visit to the area!

  • Visited May 2014
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