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Sawmill Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5611 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2785
+1 910-350-6909
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to sawmill since the first day they opened! Breakfast foods are on point & lunch offers good home cooking! Great staff & wonderful food!! Try a lumberjack special! You'll be glad you did!!!

Thank Sharebearwaph
Wilmington, North Carolina
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of country meats and vegetables to meet everyone's tastes. The breakfast, lunch and dinner are all good. Two of my favorite things to order are the country style steak and the hamburger steak.

Thank krissypoo79
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Sawmill used to have a mother/ son combo in the kitchen who cooked great meals. My latest dining experience was shocking. The service was acceptable, but the food was bland and not at all what I was accustomed to at the Sawmill. Get Momma Lisa back!!!

Thank Robert O
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I come at least 2-3 times a month, even more in the summer. Food is always on point and always very well priced. Staff is very gracious and quick to get food out. Highly recommend eating here anytime of the day. You will love it.

Thank Eddie S
Piedmont North Carolina
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is not a bad place for breakfast, brunch or lunch any day of the week. We have not been here for dinner, but the same menu as lunch is offered. Breakfast is typical for this "family friendly" restaurant and everything we have tried was cooked as ordered. For breakfast, we prefer the well-seasoned potatoes to the grits which are... More 

Thank phil2u
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I was on vacation and we were looking for a late breakfast, and we happened to come upon this restaurant. They give you so much food at a very reasonable price! And the service was very fast and friendly. The food was amazing too!

Thank Lauren T
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

First time here and since I got there around noon it was hard to choose between the breakfast and lunch menus. Food was awesome and servers were all nice. I'll be back for lunch soon.

Thank Peter H
Graham, North Carolina
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I come to Carolina Beach every October. We always make our way to Sawmill. Family restaurant with good food and lots to choose from. Friendly staff. Our waitress was coming to check on us often. You will not be disappointed. Nice size portions. Graham, NC

Thank JanP1980
New York City, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Homestyle southern food that is enjoyable and easy on the pocketbook. A casual relaxed atmosphere that is a BIG HIT with locals and tourists ( if they find out about it ) alike. There is a very reasonably priced early bird but it has limited choices. Either way you can enjoy a delicious meal and Salad bar. We meet friends... More 

Thank jingles25
Mocksville, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We wanted vegetables for dinner and this was the perfect place. I had the mixed cajun beans, mixed greens, corn, and hushpuppies. Everything was delicious. I'm so glad we found this restaurant. We will be sure to come here again on our next visit to the area.

Thank KDL_Mocksville

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2785
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-350-6909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?