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RuckerJohns Restaurant

5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
+1 910-452-1212
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in one night since we were staying at the Best Western next door and it was really good. I had the prime rib and it was perfectly cooked. I actually cut it with my butter knife. My husband had the ribeye- good but...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was the best meal we had while vacationing at Carolina Beach! There are 5 in our family and we all ordered something different. It was all delicious! Shrimp, Ribs, Cheeseburger, Fettuccine and Sweet Potato Fries :) Our server was wonderful, wish I could remember...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This restaurant is a hidden jewel the food was so delicious and the portion size was great as well. Great place for large parties too.

Thank cmmtravel2017
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

When we're in Carolina Beach this is a must stop. Try the Grilled Mahi sandwich. Very unique. The best fish sandwich we've had anywhere. Chicken tenders are very good also. Try the round potatoes...To die for. Friendly staff. Altogether a must go find @ Monkey...More

Thank Kath_PA
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our first time here. Good shrimp. Pork chops. BBQ ribs. Even children's portions were great. Love your sweet potatoe fries and cole slaw. Ummmmm "only thing don't like dogs allowed. They do things that I don't like seeing while eating outside. And appreciate the...More

Thank Fourborngirls
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome service from the beginning to the end. Food was piping hot and the tater skins were the bomb. And those crosants with honey butter were amazing. Elise was a sweet waitress. ..

Thank lalemt
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place, generally not too busy. Attentive wait staff. Food was good but no wow factor for the price of the food.

Thank brandonhill28
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We come to Ruckers about once a week. We have never had a bad meal, and the food is always Excellent!! Always get the salad with honey mustard warm bacon and croissant 🥐; it is the best!! Try salad and tuna, or Blackjack steak, or...More

Thank dan76501
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Hade the prime rib sandwich and potato skins. Sandwich was just ok and skins were outstanding. Server was just OK. Usually food and service are outstanding here as we have been here before when we come to this area. If I were to rate this...More

1  Thank jebarnes
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Enjoyed lunch at one of our regular places. The All American burger is consistently good as is the BBQ Chicken Salad with hot bacon dressing. Thomas does a good job and visits the table when he sees us.

Thank Jan T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-452-1212
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