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Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant

5035 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405-3429
+1 910-392-6318
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“flounder” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (138 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5035 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405-3429
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had the combination plate at this nice restaurant. Wait staff were more than friendly and knew the menu and suggested items. My meal was three choices (shrimp, scallops and oysters) with slaw and fries for $24. Lightly breaded and fried ... all cooked well. A...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was told to visit here for fresh seafood and I was not disappointed. I had blackened fish, shrimp, and scallops and they were very good. All of the food looked good for that matter. The bar area seating has a nice chill ambiance. The waitress...More

Thank jph22288
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most incredible selection of oysters and apps, like I found no where else in Wilmington - ten days and believe me I tried! The local brews were interesting and the wait staff was very helpful and efficient. The only bad news for me was...More

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old school low country seafood restaurant serving fish and shellfish caught locally. I have been eating here for 10 years and never had a bad oyster or fish filet. “Don’t ruin good fresh fish by putting too much stuff on it” is...More

Thank pipNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was right by my hotel so stopped in. The seafood menu is rather sparse went there mostly the soup which you never see further north.

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I visited this spot in November 2017 and I have to say I was not disappointed. It was a bit more comfortable and casual than the name suggests but the crab legs were excellent. Very fresh. My son had a hamburger and that hamburger was...More

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have been passing by this place for years, and promising myself to give it a try. I must say, they do know seafood! I tried the oyster appetizer, aptly named, Oysteronymous. Six oysters baked with crabmeat and spinach. The oysters were fresh and teaming...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 29 November 2017

My in-laws shared a seafood platter and loved it. My husband had the grilled scallops and hated it. I had the shrimp and grits and after sampling everyone's food thought it was the best thing on the table. I had a bite of collard greens,...More

Thank AlexBOtaku
Reviewed 16 November 2017

My husband and I each had one of their fresh market specials. We both had flounder coked differently. Both dishes were perfectly cooked, they served a squash medley which was delightful. We can't say enough good things about the food and the excellent service. The...More

Thank mprovost1017
Reviewed 14 November 2017

After a long day of fall yard work, who wants to cook? 🤨 My husband and I have been to Hieronymus many times, but i’s been awhile. A great “go to” place for local seafood! We went on a Sunday evening around 4:30pm, perfect timing...More

Thank kdarletta
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Debora S
15 March 2018|
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Response from Stacey C | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I didn't pay attention to the vegan/healthy options while I was there - so I can't answer this question.
7 March 2017|
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Response from KatNewYorkCity | Reviewed this property |
Did not notice but I think the menu is online, however they were so accommodating I can't imagine they couldn't come up with something.
14 August 2016|
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Response from Anne O | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer to that question. I do know that the food is amazing, and we have eaten in some of the best restaurants in Charleston, Savannah, Richmond and Portland, Maine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5035 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405-3429
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-392-6318
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