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Le Catalan

224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
+1 910-815-0200
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (21 reviews)
“orzo” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
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51 - 60 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 14 July 2016

This cute little wine bar is right on the boardwalk and will not disappoint! Great wine selection and appetizers! The atmosphere is just perfect for a relaxing evening along the river with a glass of wine in hand.

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I have been to Le Catalan many times, and it never disappoints. We live in Wilmington, and normally we go whenever family are in town for a visit, usually at their insistence. We also try never to miss the "New Years Eve...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Top notch everytime we are in - great view, great cuisine and great service / atmosphere....Ms. Marie and the crew take care of all the details...you just have to sit back and enjoy the cape fear view and watch people stroll by on the boardwalk.

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

My wife and I were in Wilmington for the Jazz and Blues Festival and wanted to have a nice lunch before we went to the venue. Le Catalan was just the place. The food was exceptional and the atmosphere perfect. Service was excellent and the...More

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Thank Cjksc1
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Me and my wife visit Le Catalan often. This café has great food, drinks and staff. It also has an excellent view of the Cape Fear River at sunset...We love this place and it is one of our favorites in town...

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Thank revans982
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This cafe has a sweet location along the river. We had a light snack and shared a glass of wine, so I can't contribute to the review of food and beverage. The server was very nice and allowed us to sit while they closed the...More

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Thank trish_d99
Reviewed 6 July 2016

There's no better place to enjoy Wilmington's Riverwalk, particularly at sunset - charming inside also if the weather is too hot/wet. I often go for drinks vs meals, but the food is good.

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Thank golforharley
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We have lunch at Le Catalan two or three times a month. The owners, Pierre and Marie, are very welcoming and care a great deal about their "guests". The food is always delicious - be careful of the homemade baguettes if you a are watching...More

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Thank AnitaCat
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We LOVE Le Catalan. Great food. Great river and sunset views. Great wine. Great espresso. Perfect date night. Been going there for years & always wonderful.

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Thank therands2016
Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you are in Wilmington and looking for a unique place, Le Catalan is the place to go. Right on the Cape Fear river boardwalk it is the perfect place for a drink or dinner. I always make a point to visit it on every...More

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Pepper24
1 November 2016|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Thank you for inquiring, we do not have "Open Table" for reservations. However we encourage reservations by phone please call Le Catalan 910-815-0200. Sincerely, Marie
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Pamela M
16 June 2016|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes! We will be hosting our Red, White & Blue Dinner & Fireworks Celebration... see our website for more information Or call 910-815-0200 for reservations. Hope you can join us!
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Joan A
30 April 2015|
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Response from Marie P | Property representative |
Yes, we love reservations! Please call the restaurant for reservations at 910-815-0200. We will need Date, Time, #Guests, Name & Contact # Thanks in advance! Marie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 S Water St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3987
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-815-0200
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Description
Wilmington's authentic French Cafe and Wine Bar established January 2001. "Wine Down" on the Riverwalk! Serving Lunch and Dinner: Soups, Salads, Quiche, Cheese, Charcuterie, Seasonal and Daily Entrees, Dessert... Famous Chocolate Mousse. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Inside/Outside dining and friendly service. Enjoy a river breeze and catch a sunset!
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