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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.