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RuckerJohns Restaurant

5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
+1 910-452-1212
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have an extensive menu. Everything looked good. I had the shrimp scampi special. The shrimp were perfectly cooked and seasoned. They serve delicious honey croissants. The service was good and Facilities appeared clean.

Thank robertmaster123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many things to recommend....crab dip, buffalo shrimp and chicken tenders just to name a few. Great burgers cooked to order and salads you’ll love! Something for everyone....even grandma!

Thank kpunkin96
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cannot tell you how very much we love their honey croissants, order them as an appetizer you will thank us . This is one of the larger restaurants in the Carolina Beach area, so it would be great for a large group. Also the have...More

Thank hopalongrving
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Rucker John's! My husband gets the ribs and Mac and cheese and I usually get Tomato Basil pasta with grilled chicken.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 10 and they did their best to seat us as fast as they could. We did call ahead but when we got there we still had to wait 40 min. It was Saturday night. The good was good, kids loved...More

Thank Geoff Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We haven't been disappointed yet. good food, great place We always come here when we come to area. not our first time.

Thank rhodabr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After playing golf, we asked a friend about a good place to eat since we were unfamiliar with restaurants in the area. W ordered nachos grande with “chili”maybe a tablespoon and the ‘chili’was sweet. Ordered, crab dip, lukewarm loaded with cream cheese and not much...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. My husband ordered the “special” Cuban Sandwich. The roast pork was dry and there wasn’t any ham. I ordered the ribeye steak sandwich, which was cooked appropriately and tender, however, grossly under seasoned. Server was friendly and efficient. Overall, we...More

Thank Wonderlust1012
Reviewed 23 January 2018 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
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, 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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