Best places in Wilmington

Discover the best places in Wilmington, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 1.2K places in the city.

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Bitty & Beau's Coffee
Coffee shop
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ I've always wanted to visit the original Bitty & Beau's after reading about it and learning about it online years ago. Friendly service and enjoyed a fabulous Hibiscus Mango Iced Tea to go. I love the inclusive philosophy of this place and I highly recommend it for coffee, tea or treats.
4.90 (1K reviews)
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Designs by Don Florist and Gifts
5.00 (477 reviews)
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Fleet Feet - Wilmington
Running store
Retail chain stocking athletic shoes, apparel & accessories geared toward runners.
4.90 (709 reviews)
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Wilmington Eye Surgery Center
Surgical center
4.90 (658 reviews)
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Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College
Performing arts theater
State-of-the-art auditorium hosting popular musical acts & Broadway plays, plus classical concerts.
4.80 (1.2K reviews)
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Our Crepes & More...
Low-key, family-run French cafe offering sweet & savory crepes, salads & croissants, plus free WiFi.
$$ $$
4.80 (1.2K reviews)
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Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts
Performing arts theater
Venerable performing arts venue dating to 1858, with 2 stages for films, concerts & live theater.
4.80 (888 reviews)
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New Hanover County Arboretum | N.C. Cooperative Extension
Family-friendly destination with seasonal specialty flower gardens, a koi pond & a kids' play area.
4.80 (833 reviews)
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Sealevel City Vegan Diner
Vegan restaurant
Low-key restaurant offering a menu featuring global vegan dishes, including sandwiches & burgers.
$$ $$
4.80 (773 reviews)
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Caprice bistro
French restaurant
Bistro serving French fare like mussels & crรชpes in a cozy yellow space with a pressed-tin ceiling.
$$ $$
4.80 (712 reviews)
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Cape Fear Boxing
Boxing gym
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Before joining the ladies boxing program my only form of exercise was going on small walks with my dog. Due to my office job I would spend the majority of my day sitting and I felt unmotivated to work out. After joining the program I noticed a big change in my overall health. I was getting better qu...
4.90 (377 reviews)
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Crofton's Pretzels
Pretzel store
$ $$$
4.90 (376 reviews)
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Long Leaf Park
Wooded park with lighted baseball fields & tennis courts, ample picnic shelters & a 1.5 mile trail.
4.70 (3K reviews)
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Fermental Beer & Wine
Beer garden
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Very nicely appointed, great selection of nonalcoholic drinks in addition to main stream adult beverages. Bartender provided good service! Jazz band was good.
$$ $$
4.80 (649 reviews)
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Trader Joe's
Grocery store
Grocery chain with a variety of signature items, plus produce, dairy & more (most sell wine & beer).
$$ $$
4.70 (2.6K reviews)
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Wilmington Brewing Company
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ This location is just what we needed to pass the time in town. It was a beautiful open location with food trucks available. Family/dog friendly. Ample amounts of seating in and outdoors. Right off the main road going through Downtown.
4.90 (360 reviews)
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Airlie Gardens
Botanical garden
Expansive gardens filled with azaleas, walking trails & 10 acres of freshwater lakes.
4.70 (2.4K reviews)
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Wrightsville Beach Brewery
Hip, contemporary brewpub serving a variety of craft beers, plus brunch, pizza & Southern fare.
$$ $$
4.70 (2K reviews)
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Winnie's Tavern
Bar & grill
Known for its burgers, this nautical-themed standby since 1962 also offers a full bar & patio seats.
$ $$$
4.70 (1.7K reviews)
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Scalessa's "My Way" Old School Italian Kitchen
Italian restaurant
A mix of Italian favorites, cheesesteaks & creations such as a meatball salad in a homey setting.
$$ $$
4.80 (564 reviews)
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