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123 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3948
+1 910-763-5252
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
123 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3948
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

We decided to give the place a try on a Sunday and glad we did as they were having their "beggars can't be choosers" menu--a choice of veggie, seafood, meat, or mystery, wine (white/red), and desert. All are small plate. All must be ordered in...More

Thank ThomasinNC
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I saw wahoo on the appetizer list and hadn't had that in five years. It's a wonderful fish. They adapted the menu to present a beautiful plate for a main entree. I ate this meal slower than any I had eaten in some time because...More

Thank bktypea
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoyed an excellent dinner on Sunday evening, 9 July, with attentive service and imaginative menu. The menu was short but varied and very creative - which is a strong indicator that all dishes are prepared to order. The combination of ingredients and flavours (note the...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Amazing dining experience from the knowledgeable bar keeps to the wine stewards to the wait staff, excellent food delightful service, how can you top that? Been a dozen times always consistently great.

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a restaurant for a special occasion and Manna was recommended to me by the owner of the B and B where we were staying. I couldn't have been happier with that decision. We had one of the best meals we have...More

Thank Platoonleader
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Can't say enough good things about our meal at Manna. I could tell you what we had but I am sure anything that is prepared by the talented culinary staff is going to be a treat! The executive chef is from New Mexico where food...More

Thank tuzywall
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for a UNCW graduation celebration dinner. It was on a Thursday night so not very busy. Seated quickly and ordered cocktails. They were out of the beer my husband wanted. Ordered a different one which wasn't local. No biggie. Charcuterie plate was delightful....More

Thank berniez
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I took my husband here for his 25th birthday, and was surprised at how clean, put together, and calm the atmosphere was. It was on the affordable side of high end dining, but we were absolutely satisfied with our portions and drinks. The dessert was...More

Thank laurenknouse
Reviewed 7 May 2017

When we go out, we like to be surprised. We like creative dishes, so that we can appreciate the talent of the Chef. This was the second time we went to Manna in the last 3 months, and we were--again--surprised by the fine dining we...More

1  Thank Tangovet
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Although highly recommended, we were disappointed by the pretentioness of this Resturant..the food was 'good' , not GREAT, the service was ...pretentious is what I think of.....very 'high brow'....leaving us feeling like we were in New York....looked down on us as patrons ..we have become...More

3  Thank Peg I
Wim M, Owner at Manna, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

hello Peg i am writing to thank you for your comments. while i do not care much for public critique forums, i utilize the content (both good and bad) to attempt to improve who we are in the hospitality industry. we take what we do...More

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Teresa D
1 March 2017|
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Response from TomWolfeUSNA72 | Reviewed this property |
No separate child menu, but staff and chef VERY accomodating.
25 November 2016|
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Response from Wim M | Property representative |
Not mandatory but certainly recommended...particularly on weekends and during "prime times." 910-763-5252
James T
28 May 2016|
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Response from Jeanette48369 | Reviewed this property |
Doubt it. Their menu is very small. They will probably have a vegetarian or one other item
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Princess St, Wilmington, NC 28401-3948
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5252
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