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420 Eastwood Rd Ste 103, Wilmington, NC 28403-1866
10:30 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Everything I've ordered from Paper Crane has been delicious, their spices and sauces seem to have a little extra pop of flavor that differs from some of the other Chinese Restaurants, very good.

Thank Justsaying965
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Got it delivered to our hotel. Decent price. Would have given 5 stars but the food arrived 1/2 hour late. Food was awesome. so going with 4 stars. Ordered Vegetable entrees and their General Tso's Tofu and Ginger tofu was really good.

Thank RashCAD
Oak Island, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The food was okay. I got it delivered and part of the reason I was unhappy was I actually didn't order what I meant to...I wanted the chicken teriyaki, but I accidentally ordered the fried shrimp...I'm not sure how that happened, but it was my bad. :(

Thank Stacey M
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Needed a quick lunch while attending the GardenTour during the Azaela Festival. This was a great find. I had the coconut shrimp and it was delicious. Both our meals totaled less than $15. The fried rice was also very good.

Thank alicejean
Reidsville, North Carolina
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

I would like to thank you for ruining our meal, lying to my husband and saying our food was on the way and 2 hours after ordering we still have no Chinese food. Absolutely ridiculous. So sad this is what business has come to nowadays. Save your lies for another family. I would prefer to feed my 1 year old... More 

Thank jillstokes
Raleigh, North Carolina
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Ugh, this was a takeout when we wanted chinese food. I ordered hibachi steak. So chewy and cheap cuts I could not eat it, spit out first bite. Soggy veggies in too much sweet soy sauce. It came as a combo with soup that was very unappealing since it was a horrible unnatural yellow color,one tiny taste and it was... More 

Thank Lynne K
Candor, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

I was on a fishing trip and stopped at The Paper Crane. I was very reluctant to order the General Tsou, (sorry for the miss spelling,) because it usually has been served soggy at buffet restaurants. But not here! My mouth was so happy when it came out covered in a glaze. It was slightly crunchy, then chewy, a little... More 

Thank Jay S
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

We went for lunch, got the szchwan shrimp with white rice and an egg roll x 2 and it was under $16. There was a perfect size portion, sweet, and spicy, nice fresh veggies too. We enjoyed it. I'm not sure if the other reviews were taken into consideration by the management, but we had a great experience, and will... More 

Thank Jezzina
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254 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

Worst Chinese take out ever. First what place doesn't take debit cards over the phone?? Only credit cards ??? Crazy!! My sesame chicken and yellow dried pork rice was funky and the sauce was thick too thick. My boyfriends Mongolian beef was like they dumped a pound of spices in it. Way too hot. Seriously go to McDonald's you'll be... More 

1 Thank curleyc862
Wilmington, North Carolina
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128 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

First the menu is all Chinese food, the Japanese food is no longer sold. They were out of several beers and all sakis, finally had to ask them what they had. While the wonton soup was passable I would have preferred to have finished it before the entre arrived The shrimp and lobster sauce was bland and tasteless probably because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Eastwood Rd Ste 103, Wilmington, NC 28403-1866
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?