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Bluewater Waterfront Grill

4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
+1 910-256-8500
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (57 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely dinner after a day on the beach during our Parents Getaway. Enjoyed eating outside admiring the sunset. We ordered salmon and the seafood linguine. Both were very good! We also ordered the sampler appetizer platter. Loved the coconut shrimp and marmalade as well! Definitely...More

Thank Yvette A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great service-excellent waitress-Aerial. We had coconut shrimp and blackened grouper-excellent! Staff was so helpful to get us moved from outside to inside when a storm came up. We did miss eating outside-great views!

Thank SBTillery
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm vegetarian so I'm always on the look out for vegetarian friendly restaurants that offer more than just a salad. My food was AWESOME and I'm sure my meat eating family would say the same about theirs! The staff was very patient and helpful! I...More

Thank Maria E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bluewater is another one of our favorites when in Wrightsville and they didn't disappoint. On a moderately crowded evening we headed to the beautiful bar for drinks and within 10 minutes we were taken to a table right on the water with great views of...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Liked everything about the meal including the wait staff. Was taken aback by the young mean whose job was to seat us. Despite the fact there were plenty of tables overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway which would permit us to observe the boat traffic, he wanted...More

1  Thank MemphisProfessor
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, beautiful views, perfect weather. This is a great spot for drinks, appetizers, and dinner! The food and service were great and we really enjoyed our visit

Thank MPerry62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While vacationing here couldn't decide where to eat. After reading reviews on TripAdvisor decided on the Bluewater. Great choice. Got there and we asked if we could sit in the bar area and hostess said yes. Yet when we sat at the table there my...More

Thank Yahooty55
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be my favorite restaurant around town a few years back, so I'm not sure what changed. I just know something has. The food used to be amazing in my book and the last 3 times we've gone, it's just average. So disappointed!...More

1  Thank Katalina_NC
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review and the honest feedback Katalina. I'll pass this to our team so we can work on improving!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town visiting a friend who recommended we have dinner at Bluewater on a Fri night, and I'm so glad she did! I knew the restaurant was on the channel with beautiful water views, so I sort of assumed they wouldn't have to...More

Thank Chera W
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the awesome review Chera! Can't wait to have you back again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Wrightsville, absolutely the best place to dine is the Bluewater. Of course, this has a lot to do with location...smack dab in the marina, on the water, at the bridge. The views of the yachts and happy boaters is fabulous, as is...More

Thank MuddyHummer
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the 4 star review! Do you remember your server's name? We'd love to recognize her for doing a great job! Please email me at WeCare@BluewaterDining.com if you remember. Thanks!

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1 October 2015|
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Response from DLo66 | Reviewed this property |
Only if you have a large party will you need a reservation
7 July 2015|
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Response from Furlough | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they have some gluten free items on the menu but not sure they offer gluten free in their bakery offering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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: +1 910-256-8500
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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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