128 South Water Street Wilmington, NC 28401 (910) 763-2052
Dinner: Tue - Sat 5pm to 9pm
Lunch: Thu -Sat 11am to 3pm, Brunch: Sun 10am to 2pm

Our History

After breaking ground in early 2004, we first opened our doors in August 2004. With a Caribbean fusion theme on the menu and art deco décor, The George offered a dining experience like no other in Wilmington.

The original menu blended elements of Caribbean, Latin and classic European cuisines with traditional Southern fare with dishes like “The George” Smokehouse Platter with country ham and pimento cheese or “Rum Drunk Duck” over mashed sweet potatoes, with collards and coconut milk stewed tomatoes.

Before After

Throughout the years, The George found its niche in the style of “Southern Coastal Cuisine” and created the dishes we now know and love, like “George’s” Shrimp and Grits, Bacon Encrusted Scallops and Bangkok Tuna.

Décor changed significantly as well, evolving from bright pastels of coral and sea-foam green to sleeker shades of black, gray and silver.

Bar Selections

Although not the typical bar scene, The George features an impressive selection of North Carolina craft beers and extensive wine and martini lists that have changed with the times as well.

After all, George, himself, loves a good martini!

Before After

On The Riverwalk

Our remaining constant is the ability to provide breathtaking riverfront views of the historic Cape Fear River.

Nestled on its eastern bank, our spacious outdoor dining area is revered by visitors from all over the world. With a capacity of approximately 150 for outside seating, it has become the premier location for viewing the most beautiful sunsets Wilmington has to offer.

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  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday:  5pm-9pm
  • Lunch: Thursday-Saturday: 11am-3pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 10am-2pm

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