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Bluewater Waterfront Grill

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4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
19102568500
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11:00 - 23:00
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went there for an event social. The appetizers were great. The atmosphere was good. The view of the Inter-coastal was a great bonus. I would like to go back the next time I am in town to see how dinner is.

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Raleigh
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were so pleased with the service we received on January 7th for a private small wedding reception. We were blessed to have Katie assigned as our waitress. She always had a smile on her face and made sure that we had everything we needed from help setting up the venue to the wonderful appetizers, lunch and serving the cake.... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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328 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was our first visit to the restaurant. We ordered cups of Manhattan seafood chowder and New England clam chowder. The seafood chowder tasted great but the New England clam chowder was packed with potato chunks and not much else. My wife picked most of them out of the soup and ate the rest. Both the fresh grouper and crab... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was here for a work holiday party. We had the upstairs room and bar rented. The food was very good and the service was great. The bartenders really kept us with us, which is a challenge because this group parties! Only concern was the sanitation rating, I noticed when we came in it was in the low 90's. Eeek!

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Thank Elizabeth G
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

I'm glad you guys had a great time! Thanks for the review! More 

Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a nice location situated looking over the Intracoastal Waterway and adjacent to the Wrightsville Beach drawbridge. However the wait staff usually leaves something to be desired. And the food is just ok. For the price you can do a lot better. During the summer the live music on the patio can be entertaining.

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Thank asaw568
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. I"ll pass along your feedback to our team. - Tyler More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

we called ahead for a table, helped just a little. The atmosphere was wonderful and relaxing. We ordered three appetizers & soup and salad, each was very good, cooked & prepared well. The only shortfall was after our waitress took our order she was hard to find. Over all a nice relaxing meal with family and friends

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WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars Rocket! More 

Arlington, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Very scenic spot on the intercostal canal. Food is moderately priced and an excellent value for the quality and quanitu recieved

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Thank goldengirl711
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars! More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Coconut shrimp, crab cake_ delish Fish taco excellent. Steak taco excellent. Bloody Mary,,,,, EXCELLENT!! LIZ -super nice and informative.

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Thank imalump
WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 stars! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Coming in on the right over the intercostal waterway in Wilmington you will see the beautiful restaurant with many boats docked at its base. I have taken several clients and friends that visit and they are always awestruck by the view from the dock. great atmosphere for romance or trying to impress an out of town client. The food is... More 

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WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the 4 stars Bladelives! I hope we can earn that 5th star at your next visit! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We have for the last 20 years visited all over the US and several foreign countries for Thanksgiving Dinner-no leftovers-no dishes. Of all we have visited, this place was the worst we have ever attended. We were seated right in front of an outside door which was constantly left open and a blast of wind came off the water all... More 

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WeCare-BrandManager, General Manager at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this review

Hi Gigoodies - We're really sorry and disappointed for your recent experience. We pride ourselves on our hospitality and menu quality, and we expect much more from our teams. Can you please email me at WeCare@BluewaterDining.com with your contact info? We'd really love a chance to make things right! - Tyler More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: 19102568500
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.

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