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Copper Penny

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109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
+1 910-762-1373
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We grabbed a quick bite there before the Duran Duran concert. It was highly recommended by a nice girl from a nearby store. Cool atmosphere and great beer selection (Waterline Hefeweizen) wiatstaff is knowledgable and service was fast. We shared the Crab Cake sandwich, which was good but what made it was the Asian Slaw.

Thank outboardmonkey
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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266 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Monday night which is family night. There are not a lot of seats so go early or be prepared to wait. There is seating at the bar, booths and a few tables in the middle of the restaurant and if you are looking for a quiet spot to talk, good luck. It is hustling and bustling... More 

Thank NCluvtrav
Durham, North Carolina
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place! A friend recommended we try this restaurant and we loved it! When we walked in it seemed very busy but we were seated right away. Our waiter was friendly and patient while we decided on our order. I ordered the turkey club sandwich and my husband ordered the sliced chicken sandwich. Both were super yummy! The... More 

Thank Carrie S
Youngsville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived with 6 and a baby and had to wait 45 minutes. OK, the waiter was very nice and apologized for the wait. Like the amount of food.

Thank cakewoman
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress Jill was super helpful when deciding which sandwich to choose. We had a grilled Ruben with sweet potato fries, the Honest Abe sandwich and the Chipotle chicken fingers with french fries. Each platter came with their Asian slaw that was great as well. We would definitely visit again.

Thank Lisa C
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347 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time for my friend and I in this area but we will be back! The steak& bacon and the Roasted Pork sandwiches were so delicious! Brought back memories of Philly! Sweet potato fries and Asian Slaw were excellent also! Bring change for the parking meters. Can't wait to return, so many choices on their menu!

Thank ChrisnSC
Burlington, North Carolina
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170 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I enjoyed the philly cheesesteak, spinach salad, and Chinese salad with chicken at lunch. As others mentioned, the cheesesteak is awesome and it comes with a lot of great tasting French fries. Two people could split this --keep in mind that there is a small fee to share a plate. The half salads are sufficient for lunch... More 

Thank Janice P
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch at The Copper Penny on a rainy Saturday - busy place but we were seated right away. Service was great - the food was really good - onion rings were super good - everything our party of 4 ordered was very good.

Thank Sibby W
Wilmington, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Creative names, soup on a cold day, appetizers on a football Sunday [Eagles Fans Welcome] and sandwiches at lunch, this place is usually crowded and always good.

Thank Annie A
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch around 3pm. Fish n chips was on special for $9.99. I ordered that. It was the worst fried fish I've ever had! The breading was incredibly soggy, so soggy that I came off the slimy fish, making it impossible to eat. I can tell my fries were from the bottom of bag or whatever...Small, cold, pieces... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3940
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-762-1373

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