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The Bridge Tender Restaurant

1414 Airlie Rd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403-3729
+1 910-256-4519
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (40 reviews)
“walnut salad” (8 reviews)
“tuna” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1414 Airlie Rd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403-3729
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great dinner on the water that had excellent food and service. If it's not too hot, cold, windy or raining, sit outside and enjoy the marina view.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We sat outside and had a delicious dinner. Service was good. Food was pricey but very generous portions and tasted great.

Thank gkunik
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We arrived and requested a table for four. The restaurant seemed at least half empty. The hostess staff struggled and then said they could seat us but we had to leave in an hour due to someone else's reservation. I replied that perhaps we could,...More

3  Thank Lifeisgrand123
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing- service, food ambiance and simply the best food I have had in a very long time!! The view of the boats is so relaxing!

Thank 48mimi2014
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly service. Had a jumbo lobster tail, big enough to share and wood fire grilled! Unfortunately it was way overcooked, tough and tasteless. Clam chowder was so salty I had to send it back. They graciously took it off our bill. Salad was good, but...More

3  Thank jimf477
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious..let me begin with that. The staff is extremely sweet, they even walked us to the restroom to show us exactly where it was. :) HOWEVER, we sat down and waited 10 to 15 minutes before we were given any water. That...More

1  Thank RaleighMama
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I very recently had a late lunch scheduled with two very good friends of long standing. They're local women, and knowing I wanted some kind of seafood dish, they took me to the Bridge Tender, where I had shrimp and grits. The only disappointment at...More

Thank Edie C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Due to the location and recommendation from neighbors we decided to try this restaurant. Our reservations were for 7:15 but was not seated until 7:35. Not a big deal as we were enjoying the views from the outdoor deck. However, once seated we had to...More

3  Thank ltucker1022
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The place to be at Wrightsville Beach. Unparalleled water views. Inside and outside seating. Recently updated. Best food for miles around. Friendly, professional staff will pamper you. The crab is the best in the USA. Tuna is a deal right now. There is a lot...More

Thank Jerome W
Reviewed 9 June 2017

My wife and I visited the Bridge Tender for an anniversary dinner and we were absolutely blown away with the service, food, and attention to detail. We started our evening with drinks on the deck by the bar, as we arrived about an hour early...More

1  Thank ATrainVB
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Questions & Answers
Annette M
14 April 2017|
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Response from ktg2012 | Property representative |
The Sunset Special is offered Sunday through Thursday from 4-6pm.
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ANNALS568
17 March 2017|
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Response from ktg2012 | Property representative |
We are located on the spot where Faircloths was originally.
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Pickymom12
28 June 2016|
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Response from raible01 | Reviewed this property |
We have seen 3-4 wedding parties over the years and yes, I think it would be a great location. Best WB location for romance without going into Wilmington.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1414 Airlie Rd, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28403-3729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wrightsville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-256-4519
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