Savor – Guide to Dining on the Azalea Coast Listings
Breakfast: B Lunch: L Dinner: D Sunday Brunch: SB Late Night: LN Credit Cards: CC Reservations Accepted: RA Reservations required: RR Live Entertainment: LE Outdoor Dining: OD Non-Smoking: NS Full Bar: FB Beer and Wine Only: BW
Price of an Average Entree: $15 and under: $ $15-25: $$ $25 and above: $$$
A Taste of Italy Italian Delicatessen
Italian pasta sauces olive oils Italian sausage and fresh bread. Taste of Italy is the perfect spot to grab a quick (but amazing) lunch chicken parmesan sub or fresh baked lasagne are crowd favorites. Pick up ingredients for a home-style Italian dinner. We make everything here and we guarantee to provide the best Italian food.
1101 S. College Rd. (910) 392-7529
B L D CC NS $.
Atlanta Bread Company:
Deli and Bakery.
Mayfaire Town Center
6886 Main St. (910) 509-2844
B L D CC $.
Boca Bay Restaurant:
Tapas dining. Boca Bay features tapas-style dining in a relaxed island atmosphere at Wrightsville Beach. Open for dinner 7 days a week Boca Bay also has Wilmingtons best Sunday brunch. A lively lounge atmosphere thrives at the center of Boca Bay. Whether its a casual cocktail after work or some late-night jazz the bar is always bustling.
2025 Eastwood Rd. (910) 256-1887 www.bocabayrestaurant.com
D SB RA CC FB NS OD LE $.
Brasserie du Soleil:
French-Mediterranean. The atmosphere is both luxe and comfortable with a zinc bar woodcarvings from a downtown church tin roof tiles and 6 000 feet of molding. Traditionally a brasserie is an informal French caf that serves beer wine and simple hearty food. “People maybe sit a little closer to each other. Maybe it gets a little noisy at night you have to be a local to know about it or a local has to tell you about it.” Serving lunch Mon. through Sat. and dinner nightly.
1908 Eastwood Rd. Lumina
Station (910) 256-2226
L D RA CC FB $$.
Cape Fear Seafood Company Restaurant Wine & Spirits:
Regional American Seafood and Steaks. Locally owned and operated specializing in regional American seafood signature dishes hand cut fish steaks and chicken along with freshly made desserts all served in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere. Monday Thursday 11:30am 9:00pm Friday & Saturday 11:30am 10:00pm Sunday 10:30am 8:30pm (Brunch 10:30 2:30pm)
5226 S. College Rd. (Monkey Junction) (910) 799-7077 www.capefearseafoodcompany.com
L D SB RA CC LE FB NS $$.
Tapas-style. The Tapas spirit is to eat by whim free from rules or schedules. Tapas present a variety of tastes and textures that are complementary to one another. They are served in small portions and are meant for immediate gratification. We present fresh exquisitely presented and highly creative small plates.
8 N. Front St. (910) 762-1922
D RA CC LE FB $.
Incredible Gourmet Pizza:
Incredible Gourmet Pizza is independently owned and operated. All of our menu items are prepared fresh daily even down to the dough. We use the highest quality tomatoes and mozzarella. We have a gourmet pizza designed to satisfy every taste.
1978 Eastwood Rd. Lumina
Commons (910) 256-0339
L D CC NS $.
Casual american. Locally owned and operated Henrys offers “Crate to Plate” dining featuring the finest local ingredients in innovative yet affordable blackboard specials and classic favorites. From made-from-scratch soups salads and two-handed sandwiches- to their famous hangar steak with garlic mashed potatoes or crab cakes with red beans and rice there is something for everyone to crave at Henrys.
2508 Independence Blvd.
L D RA CC NS FB $-$$.
Jamaicas Comfort Zone
Authentic Caribbean cuisine. Jamaicas Comfort Zone offers exquisite Caribbean cuisine to satisfy your taste buds whether you want spicy Jamaican Jerk chicken oxtail mellow flavors of our curry vegetables chicken goat or shrimp all skillfully flavored by our Jamaican Chef. Family owned and operated.
417 S. College Rd. Unit 24
L D CC LE BW NS $.
Creole and southern favorites. Now serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Stop in on your way to or from the beach. Great food that is quick and easy.
2012 Eastwood Road
B L D LN CC FB $.
Melting Pot The:
Fondue. Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience that becomes a memorable four-course dining experience featuring a selection of 6 cheese fondues prepared table side and seasoned to your taste. Served with fresh bread vegetables and apples for dipping. Lively salads are included with all Entres for Two and Signature Entre selections also available a la carte. Entres feature a variety of steak chicken and seafood accompanied by homemade dipping sauces and vegetables. Four different Cooking Styles can be selected. The Melting Pot experience isnt complete without a Chocolate Fondue for dessert.
885 Town Center Dr. Mayfaire Town Center (910) 256-1187
L D RA CC LE OD FB NS $$$.
NOFO Market & Cafe:
1125 Military Cutoff Rd.
L D SB RA CC OD FB NS $$.
Fine Italian. Brick oven pizza traditional Northern Italian pastas antipasto bar featuring traditional Italian Formaggi and Salumi as well as house specialties all served in an atmosphere reminiscent of the Tuscan countryside. Pair your meal with a carafe from our Italian wine bar.
1125-K Military Cutoff Rd.
The Forum (910) 256-7476
L D RA CC FB NS $$.
Bakery/cafe. Breakfast sandwiches souffls yogurt strawberry parfait bagels and pastries. Hearty sandwiches delicious soups and fresh-tossed salads. Hot and frozen espresso drinks throughout the day. Breads and pastries baked fresh each day. Great catering including delivery. Free WIFI. Comfortable seating inside and outside. Hours: Mon-Sat: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sun: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
1156 Military Cutoff Rd. (910) 256-2123 www.panerabread.com
B L D SB CC NS $.
Picassos Cafe & Deli:
American. Family owned and operated. A fresh alternative to fast food featuring homemade salads and made-to-order sandwiches. Serving Boars Head meats. Check out our daily specials.
203 Racine Drive 910-452-3733
B L OD CC $.
Northern Italian. A wonderful Italian restaurant with a great Sunday brunch menu. Upstairs enjoy a large dining room with an elegant atmosphere and downstairs a great bar where locals can be found eating some great Italian food using only the finest ingredients. Rafaellas offers valet parking outdoor seating and has the best veal and homemade pasta in town. Open 7 days for dinner and Sunday brunch.
6722 Wrightsville Ave.
B D SB LN RA CC FB $$.
Italian ice frozen custard various signature blends and flavors. Stop by Ritas and enjoy a delicious Italian Ice made fresh daily and served in a fun and friendly environment. Or try the velvety goodness of our famous custard available in chocolate or vanilla. A perfectly satisfying treat every time!
1982 Eastwood Rd. Lumina Commons (910) 256-2999
CC NS $.
South Beach Grill:
Creative Seafood. Casual dining…serious food. Serving locals and visitors creative cuisine for 12 years with outdoor dining overlooking Banks Channel.
100 S. Lumina Ave.
L D CC RA CC FB NS OD $$.
Terrazzo Italian Trattoria:
Exceptional Italian. Terrazzo brings Italian to another level a true favorite with the local crowd. Authentic Italian infused with eclectic contemporary influences. The exquisite lunch and dinner specials are always a must-try. The sophisticated and chic Euro bar and lounge is a great stop after work for a martini and an appetizer.
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Landfall Center (910) 509-9400
L D CC FB NS LE OD $$.
Southern regional. The Basics offers traditional favorites and new twists on old standards. All of our recipes are made from scratch with fresh ingredients painstaking preparation and with great love for the Southern tradition. Fresh collard greens house-smoked pork barbecue fried catfish delicious okra and fried green tomatoes are just a few examples of our Southern specials.
319 N. Front St. (910) 343-1050
B L D SB RA OD FB NS $.
Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market:
Organic and Natural. Tidal Creek Deli offers a wide array of exceptional organic foods all of which taste as good as they are for you. Each item is prepared by hand using only fresh and local ingredients.
5329 Oleander Dr. 910-799-2667 www.tidalcreek.coop
B L D CC BW NS $.
This monthly section is partially paid advertising. To include a free basic restaurant listing or to advertise call 910-256-6569.