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The Cookout

715 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-6412
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“hush puppies” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
715 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-6412
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful milkshakes in about every flavor imaginable. The burgers are good and you can pick an assortment of toppings. This restaurant is clean. You give your order at the counter and then they call your number. Nothing fancy but tasty.

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Whenever I come down to Wilmington, I am never disappointed when I travel to the nearest Cookout to grab some of their amazing food there. The service is quick and their portions have always been reasonable. Their barbecue plate is to die for and their...More

Thank ssaturn8842
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stopped here on our last night of vacation - quick food before we went back to pack the car. Great variety! Tray meal was 4.99...sandwich and two sides. Five of us ate here and we all got something different. Price was very reasonable for all...More

Thank thefishers2015
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We heard how great the shakes were. I really like chocolate so instead of Hershey chocolate flavor. I ordered Double Chocolate. The color of the shake suggested thete might be a very weak flavor. No chocolate flavor and I am not so sure they use...More

Thank KookyChoker
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Super fast service, great food, great shakes, and extremely reasonable prices! I always I love this place!!!

Thank stepsmo
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Ok, it's fast food. What's different is that it's not only very good but astonishingly inexpensive. I recently Ate here for the first time and ordered the $3.99 that's $3.99 BBQ plate that was not just passable but good. The chopped pork came with reasonably...More

Thank knothead1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food here must be good, judging by the lines that are usually waiting to order. I have only had experience with their shakes, which are excellent. I have tried a dozen or so of their flavors and have not been disappointed. Note that this...More

Thank ishiwho1
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Not what I expected. Seems like it's a popular place but we just found it ok. The prices are high and the food portions are very small like a child's plate. I doubt if we return.

Thank chayill
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you want a great milkshake, look no further. But if you are a diabetic, don't go! These shakes are high in calories and carbs!!! The food is great too and the service is fast and efficient. Friendly staff.

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I have to admit I was skeptical but I was wrong! (Write that down) The $4.99 deal just can't be beat! My daughter (4yo) ate up her food, my chicken strips rocked, hushpuppies are really tasty ( like the obx ), Cole slaw was refreshing...More

Thank Inda A
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-6412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
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