Asian Fusion Noodle House

Sometimes a name says it all, and Asian Fusion Noodle House is where hungry locals and visitors alike go to satisfy an appetite for large bowls of Japanese staples. Located in a particularly busy section of Market...

Bento Box

For a light lunch or dinner to reenergize after a day of exploring Wilmington’s central shopping plazas, head to the Bento Box. This colorful restaurant features a rainbow of fresh cuisine from Japan, China...

Big Thai

For authentic Thai cuisine, go where the locals go and head over to Big Thai – a small Thai joint that’s located in the heart of Wilmington along Military Cutoff Road. This small but intimate Thai restaurant...

Double Happiness Restaurant

There’s plenty of joy to be found in the colorful dishes and unique flavors of the Double Happiness Restaurant. Found in between the heart of Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach, this Dim Sum, Cantonese, and...

Fire Bowl

Locals and visitors in the Ogden area, which is just north of Wilmington along US Highway 17, can satisfy a hankering for Asian cuisine with a visit to Fire Bowl. Featuring a vast menu that’s chock-full of...

Flaming Amy’s Bowl

Flaming Amy’s Bowl has surpassed its original reputation as a go-to for hungry UNCW college students, and is now a veritable favorite Wilmington eatery in its own right, thanks to a towering menu that can be...

Ichiban Express

Ichiban Express is a small and unimposing eatery that’s found just a stroll away from the UNCW campus, but the solid fare and inexpensive prices makes this quick stop for Japanese cuisine a crowd pleaser. Fast and...

Indochine

Indochine has garnered a reputation as one of the most inviting Thai and Vietnamese restaurants in Wilmington, and for good reason. The vibrant and colorful menu is almost overshadowed by the exquisite surroundings...

Ming Yao Restaurant

Ming Yao Restaurant is a classic Chinese take-out food joint that’s convenient for visitors and locals in the Monkey Junction region, and which features an array of Thai, Cantonese, Szechuan, and Hunan-style...

Sealevel City Gourmet

Vegetarians and fresh food lovers will find plenty of reasons to celebrate at the Sealevel City Gourmet – an enticing little café that boasts a wealth of fresh and handmade food and drink. Spearheaded by...

Shukai Thai & Sushi Bar

The Cape Fear region has an abundance of restaurants that specialize in delicious and creative seafood cuisine, and the Shukai Thai & Sushi Bar is no exception to this legacy. Located close to the Wrightsville Beach...

Southern Thai

Started by two distinct restaurants which were established in both the United States and Thailand, Southern Thai is a fresh little restaurant that combines Thai cuisine with a heavy dose of southern hospitality. Located...

Sunny Sushi & Lounge

Wilmington visitors can enjoy a full taste of Asia without ever leaving the downtown region with a stop at the Sunny Sushi & Lounge. Located along Front Street next to a collection of cool bars, shops and...

Thai Spice

For a fabulous introduction to the staples of Thai cuisine, take a trip to Thai Spice. This little restaurant that’s tucked away along Carolina Beach Road has a vast menu that includes all the favorites and a few...

The Paper Crane

The Paper Crane has an easy-to-miss location along Eastwood Road, but Wilmington sushi and Asian cuisine fans will want to try this spot that’s known for its distinctively colorful rolls, unique vegan options, and...

Uncle Lim’s Kitchen

It seems that all Wilmington locals and frequent visitors are on the hunt for good Chinese take-out, and Uncle Lim’s Kitchen answers the call with a refreshing menu and a central location on the corner of Carolina...

Yosake

Yosake is a chic little sushi bar, Asian fusion restaurant, and after-hours lounge that has an equally cool atmosphere, menu, and location in the heart of Downtown Wilmington. Located on the second floor of a historic...

Cape Fear River

Cape Fear River

While Wilmington visitors will arguably enjoy the best views of the Cape Fear River, this distinctive river actually spreads out throughout most of the coastal and piedmont regions of North Carolina, originating in the town of Haywood, just north of Greensboro, NC, and flowing all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

Wilmington Educational Activities

Wilmington Educational Activities

Considering that Wilmington is home to the renowned University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), it should come as no surprise that the city is packed with educational activities of all varieties. From historic antebellum homes to local museums where the regional history comes to life through a variety of intricate displays, there’s always an engaging activity – as well as a learning opportunity – to be uncovered with every visit to Wilmington, NC.