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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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“steak” (21 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5564 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412-2606
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The food is good ..Hot bacon dressing is delicious although the salads are smaller than use to be.Waitress we had was very unfriendly. No eye contact and very rushed The air either wasn't on or turned up too high.We were so hot...uncomfortable in there..so I...More

Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 19 June 2016

It was a Saturday night and the place was quite packed. We took this as a good sign. Our server was nice enough, but appeared so overwhelmed that when she checked on us, it was basically a "drive-by", not really expecting us to say anything....More

Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Rucker John is a casual and uber-friendly restaurant and was especially welcoming on a rainy night on the coast We were looking for a bite to eat about 8:30 one evening, and wandered into Rucker John next door to our motel. We were greeted warmly...More

Thank SCGirl042
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Rucker Johns was located close to our hotel and we initially went there out of convenience. We all found the food to be very good, standard American fare, and the service was excellent! A great mid-priced restaurant for families.

Thank jak502016
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We never made it to Rucker John's when it was on Oleander, but we made an unexpected stop for brunch at the Carolina Beach Road restaurant on a Sunday morning when our original restaurant choice was too crowded. The restaurant is very attractive inside, although...More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Very good food from burger to steak. Daily specials that are always delicious. If you are a tourist stop by on a Tuesday evening for good music and a friendly crowd. Rucker Johns is known for their delicious croissants. They are drizzled with honey and...More

Thank Jlsperry
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I love the croissants at Rucker John's! We have been to the Wilmington location and the Emerald Isle location. I had to have croissants at both locations and they are delicious. Light, fluffy, hot and buttery! Hard to beat! I had the soup and salad....More

Thank Luvstocamp
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I had the grilled shrimp and it was very good. Place was clean and the waitress stayed on top of our drinks. Will go back.

1  Thank jojoanddash
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is always busy, but it is always good as well. Our go-to dishes are the beer battered shrimp and the Cajun chicken Alfredo. The salads are top notch! If you like bacon, the hot bacon dressing is divine!! The wait staff is pleasant...More

Thank MaryMac92
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Had a nice casual dinner. Reasonable prices and the buttery croissants are wonderful! I enjoyed the spinach salad and my husband liked the grilled pork chops.

Thank Daisy8869
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, 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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