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Little Dipper

138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
+1 910-251-0433
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (30 reviews)
“cheddar ale” (8 reviews)
“salad” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Night out with friends, date night, work dinner... The little dipper is one of my favorite local spots. The owners make sure they use local products, the staff is fabulous, and not only is the food fabulous the drink selection is very accommodating depending on...More

Thank FoodLover3765
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting our daughter & her husband, they took us here for dinner one night. This is one of their favorite "date night" or "special occasions" restaurant. Now we can understand why! We enjoyed a wonderful meal and it was a fun and different experience.We...More

Thank Doreen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us enjoyed a wonderful dinner we cooked ourselves without incident! No burns and no dropping of food in the pot. Special wines were half price by the bottle. Service was impeccable. Chocolate dessert for two was delicious and served four easily. Excellent value.

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot for double dates. Dark lighting and romantic for dates and conversation. Drink list and wine menu are yummy. Lots of selections for cheese, oils, and chocolates. Kinda pricey (~$100) for a regular night of 3 courses but good for a special occasion.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I came here for a relaxing solo dining experience - and it was great! It was Ladies' Night on Wednesday (had no idea), but I go cheese and chocolate for $9 total! I got the swiss cheese - lots and lots of food. I also...More

Thank MaidenoftheSea
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Our server Zane was great, very engaging and very attentive. He was also extremely helpful in navigating the best selections for the four of us. Tried to get a reservation, but since it was Wednesday, Ladies night, they were very busy. We decided to stop...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here recently. Atmosphere was unique and attractive. Service couldn't have been more attentive yet not overbearing. Food was scrumptious and beautifully presented.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We arrived quite early and there were no tables available so we sat at the bar. We like bars so that was ok. Drinks were very good, bartender was excellent. The food however was not that great. Couldn’t figure out the Swiss Fondue, the Kirsch...More

Thank chefluee
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Quaint downtown Wilmington for fondue is always a treat. A dedicated staff for guiding you through, if fondue is new for you. Good selection.

Thank BillyReyn
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love to make reservations here for when we are in the area. The fondue is always wonderful and the staff is great! Definitely a wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion or have a date night!

Thank Elyssa M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4465
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-251-0433
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