Category > Burgers

Who doesn’t like a tasty burger and fries? Sometimes, nothing else will do. But not just a fast-food burger, you want the hand-made local recipe version—thick, meaty, fresh bun and awesome toppings. Check out Wilmington’s burger bests, where the beef rules!

The Sea Witch Cafe and Tiki Bar

Right by the Atlantic Ocean is one of Pleasure Island’s must visit restaurants and bars… The Sea Witch Cafe & Tiki Bar. Serving tasty lunch and dinner entrees, daily specials and great pub food, the Sea Witch is the perfect spot to watch the game, enjoy a hot local band or just relax and feel the ocean breezes.

227 Carolina Beach Ave N.
Ph: 910-707-0533

Big Daddy’s Seafood Restaurant

Big Daddy’s now offers fresh local seafood prepared using all new recipes that bring out the best flavors of the ocean. Join us for lunch or dinner outside on the deck, at the tiki bar or inside in one of our large nautical themed dining rooms.

206 K Ave
Ph: (910) 458-8622

Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill

At the southern end of Pleasure Island, at the Kure Beach Fishing Pier, stands an Island Icon, Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill, a family favorite for seafood, steaks, burgers and other casual dining for lunch and diner.

113 K Avenue
Ph: (910) 458-7668

HopLite Irish Pub and Restaurant

Inside HopLite is a cozy pub vibe and super friendly staff ready to serve you your favorite beverage and feed you some awesome pub food. Come watch the games or stay for Karaoke Night. Locals and visitors alike enjoy relaxing at HopLite Irish Pub.

720 N Lake Park Blvd
Ph: Highlights info row image (910) 458-4745

Surf House Restaurant, Oyster Bar and Surf Camp

The Surf House prides itself on excellent service and creative entrees served in a “fish camp” style dining room with an intimate bar offering craft cocktails, brews and wine.

604 N. Lake Park Blvd.
Ph: (910) 707 - 0422

Carolina Smokehouse BBQ

Looking for great tasting BBQ, truly smoked meats, awesome sides and tangy sauce? You’ll find it here in Carolina Beach at Carolina Smokehouse.

9 Pavilion Ave S.
Ph: (910) 707-1818

Gulfstream Seafood Restaurant

You can’t go wrong if you know where the locals go… and that’s to The Gulfstream for good food, good service good prices. From breakfast choices to sandwiches and burgers, to seafood and entrees made just like home, Gulfstream is a Carolina Beach staple.

78 Myrtle Avenue
Ph: (910) 458-8774

Pops – An Authentic 50s StyleDiner

Pops is an authentic 50s style diner with the cool atmosphere, great music and awesome diner food that goes great with a vacation at he beach, just look for the giant hot dog dowsing itself with mustard right on Lake Park Boulevard in the hear of Carolina Beach, in front of the world famous Boardwalk.

104 N Lake Park Blvd
Ph: (910) 458-7377

Sharkies Burgers & Brews

Sharkies Burgers & Brews is a family oriented sports and game arcade offering great pub style burgers, tacos, salads and more along with live music plenty of space to accommodate everyone in your group.

300 N. Lake Park Blvd.
Ph: 910-707- 1168

The Lazy Pirate Sports Grill

The Lazy Pirate features pub food like wings, burgers and sandwiches in addition to great seafood dishes in a fun atmosphere with beach volleyball, corn hole, pool tables and lots of TVs for live sport.

701 North Lake Park Boulevard
Ph: (910) 458-5299

Gibby’s Dock and Dine Restaurant

Gibby’s Dock and Dine offers the only Harbor Views of any dining establishment in Carolina Beach. Steps from the beach, the Boardwalk and with free parking, Gibby’s is the place to go for great seafood, burgers, wings and more. Open seven days a week from 7:00 am to 2:00 am.

315 Canal Drive
Ph: (910) 458-3625

Island Burgers And Bites

A great burger is all beef, hand-pattied, grilled medium, topped with American cheese and your favorite toppings and condiments. That’s exactly what you get at Island Burger and Bites. Same goes for the hotdogs, wings, cheese steak, you name it. It’s good. It’s fast. It’s fresh. Their reputation is well earned.

111 Carl Winner Drive
Ph: (910) 458-6217