South of Wilmington lies the area know as Pleasure Island. Technically, peninsula, Pleasure Island is separated from the mainland by Snows Cut, which is a man-made waterway connecting the Intercoastal Waterway to the Cape Fear River. Pleasure Island consists of Carolina Beach, a popular vacation destination for tourists from all over the country, Kure Beach, which is an upscale are of independent beach homes and high-end rental properties. And then there is Ft. Fisher, which is a park and historic site where you will find the NC Aquarium.
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.
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.
I Escape Rooms is the new entertainment sensation that puts you in a room with friends, family, even strangers to solve clues and uncover secrets that will lead you out. Loads of fun and a team building activity.
It’s tough to choose a favorite flavor to enjoy with family, your next movie or at home video, with over 100 flavors to try from cheese flavored to savory to chocolate and candy coated flavors.
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.
Used to be the best place to get a hot dog was the ballpark. But Charlie Grainger’s has elevated the hot dog to an art form. Serving gourmet dogs with loads of toppings, plus tender beef brisket, turkey gumbo, sandwiches and more. Welcome Charlie!
Dr. Damian Brezinski is a cardiologist in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He specializes in Cardiac Diagnostic Services and Heart Health Treatment.
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.
When you walk in the door of Blackburn Brothers, you know you found the best selection of today’s catch of fish, shrimp, crab and more. Displayed on ice and sold by the pound, you’re shopping where the restaurants shop—right a the docks on CB Harbor.
Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, Havana’s is choice of locals and visitors alike for fresh seafood dishes, excellent steaks and creative pasta dishes served with attention to detail by a friendly staff in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere.
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.
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.
Good Hops Brewing is Carolina Beach’s entry in the growing collection of craft breweries piping up around Wilmington. You fins their taps in some of the best restaurants in Wilmington, but you can’t beat going to the source.
No longer is a good sauce is hard to find. Now you’ve found the source for some of the world’s finest hot sauces, basting sauces, wing sauces, BBQ sauces and more. We also carry rubs and frying mixes. Come discover what gets you hot at “Go Sauce Yourself”.