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Bluewater Waterfront Grill

4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
+1 910-256-8500
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (40 reviews)
“seafood lasagna” (26 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Marina St, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1762
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The group I was with did not like their seafood platters. However, I did enjoy their version of a hanger steak, it was amazing!

Thank SeaHawk14
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had a very pleasant dinner. Food was excellent, both of us had swordfish and was superb. There is a wonderful water view. Claudia was our server and was very pleasant and knowledgeable about the menu. Prices were in line with the quality of the good....More

Thank Beach_Goer075
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 27 December 2017

My sister read reviews about several restaurants in the Wrightsville Beach/Wilmington area and she said "Bluewater Waterfront Grill" it is... we are two of identical triplets who were looking for a nice place to celebrate today, December 26th, our 61st birthday. We arrived a little...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

We were at Wrightsville Beach for a short visit and decided to eat at Bluewater on the suggestion of our hotel's desk person. It was a good choice. As other reviewers have said, the view is outstanding. Our server was excellent - capable, personable, and...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 21 December 2017

the food and service are excellent. the view from the back deck is worth the visit! entrance has steps so not easy for handicaps but there is a elevator once inside to take you to second floor.

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We made a Thanksgiving week trip to Wrightsville. This was my first time back to BWG in a couple of years and it was very good. It’s a perfect location to watch the intercoastal waterway activity and the bridge tender area. Plenty of outdoor seating...More

Thank Jonathan B
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for the 4 stars Jonathan!

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here at Blue water Grill Very busy had about at 30 minute wait To start with we had the blue water sampler ( crab cakes ,calamari , coconut shrimp ) very good $17 We had the calabash plate (oysters , fish bites...More

Thank Julian P
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for the nice review Julian!

Reviewed 20 November 2017

It is a real treat to be able to sit outside in November without a heavy jacket and gloves.Sun shining, Good food ,friendly service and a view of some of the most assume ships imaginable.Very Cool

Thank Mike D
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Glad you enjoyed it Mike!

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Delicious blackened tuna, it was undoubtedly the best meal on our trip. The crab dip was very good as well. My husband had the Calabash Platter which was good but the tuna was out of this world good! My sister requested an outside table and...More

Thank Gail M
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review Gail! So glad you guys enjoyed it!

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Had a great dessert, peanut butter pie. Main course I had was the seafood lasagna. I think the pasta tended to overpower the seafood, perhaps I should have ordered something else. The service was very good and the other customers were very friendly. Also nice...More

Thank throckmortonSanaa
WeCare-BrandManager, Owner at Bluewater Waterfront Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for the 4 stars and the feedback! I'll make sure the kitchen team sees this.

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Response from DLo66 | Reviewed this property |
Only if you have a large party will you need a reservation
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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