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22 North Restaurant

22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
+1 910-509-0177
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best dinner of our trip! Different menu daily! Prices were reasonable! My husband had red tail and I had salad. Everything was so fresh and delicious!! The desserts were out of this world! Don't miss out on this hidden treasure!!

Thank 60skar
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This place is just ok. They are trying too hard to be a high end fine dining restaurant. The decor is decades old with the carpet being very old and dingy. I don't mind beach town restaurants with old beachy character, this does not have...More

1  Thank Rich6556
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Get the fried green tomatoes! Sauce was to die for! Everything was exceptional! Service was exceptional! The shrimp and grits were amazing too! Great place!

Thank valerieagogo
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A very short drive from the Blockade Runner this restaurant was excellent and priced reasonably. The menu was on a board and I had the fresh fish of the day caught locally that day - delicious - wahoo.

1  Thank TraceRock
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A good array of different stuff on the menu and our food was excellent. Pleasant & efficient server - good beer. Hubby had shrimp & grits and loved them. I had chicken fried steak (super crispy & light) with a wonderful gravy that had andouille...More

Thank Ticolover
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Took my son to eat here while we were in town and walked down from the Blockage Runner Resort. The area was safe to walk to. The restaurant had a chalkboard outside with the menu available which made it easy to decide if we wanted...More

Thank leftylife
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for an early dinner this week. It was our first trip to 22 North, but it certainly won't be our last! A varied menu with daily specials as well as a great beverage menu. The food is delicious! My...More

Thank ExploringtheEarth
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I went here last weekend on a solo trip to Wilmington and found this place while venturing out to Wrightsville Beach and sat at the bar. The bartender was extremely friendly and wonderful with explaining menu items and making recommendations. I came here around 9pm...More

Thank Alyssa W
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Our first visit to 22 North, on a weekend evening in January. Not super busy, only a few other diners ... to be expected during the winter months. Ambiance is a little ho-hum but the service and food easily made up for it. Varied wine...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We dined at the restaurant based on Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. It was a Sunday evening and there were only a few tables occupied. The menu is changed daily and presented to you on a chalkboard. We chose fried green tomatoes, a...More

Thank JoeBoxter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Lumina Ave N, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-2803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-509-0177
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Located on historic Wrightsville Beach, 22 North has earned a reputation by visitors and locals alike as "the best kept secret on the beach." Embodying the best of traditional Lower Cape Fear cuisine with classic French and rustic Creole fare, we take pride in providing our guests with the most unique and eclectic Southern comfort food in the Wilmington area. Taking full advantage of the naturally abundant resources Cape Fear is blessed with, our menu changes virtually every day. You're sure to find local favorites along with bold, exciting, and fresh new creations! House specialties like our award-winning silky She-Crab soup, grilled Skirt Steak or our famous Shrimp n'Grits are featured along with more innovative fare such as Sweet Potato Crusted Grouper, Buttermilk fried Alligator and country ham Blue Crab Cakes. And of course our wonderful homemade desserts such as Key Lime Pie and Caramel Bread Pudding are pure delight. We invite you to come on in and make yourself at home!
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