313 Canal Drive, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Nollies Taco Joint
3 Pelican Lane, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
Beach Bagels Monkey Junction
5226 South College Road, Wilmington, NC, USA
Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn CB
1140 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Sharkies Burgers & Brews
300 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Squigley’s Shoppe Ice Cream and Treats
208 S Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
HopLite Irish Pub and Restaurant
720 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Carolina Smokehouse BBQ
9 Pavilion Ave S, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Island Burgers And Bites
111 Carl Winner Drive, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Jersey Mike’s Sandwiches and Subs Carolina Beach
910 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
El Cazador Mexican Restaurant
101 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, North Carolina, USA
Uncle Vinny’s Pizzeria Ristorante
1012 S Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
The Deck House Restaurant
205 Charlotte Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
The Sea Witch Cafe and Tiki Bar
227 Carolina Beach Ave N, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Surf House Restaurant, Oyster Bar and Surf Camp
604 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Ida Thai Cuisine
304 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Freddies Italian Restaurant
111 K Avenue, Kure Beach, NC, USA
Pop’s – An Authentic 50s Style Diner
104 N Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Big Daddy’s Seafood Restaurant
206 K Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC, United States
The Lazy Pirate Sports Grill
701 North Lake Park Boulevard, Carolina Beach, NC, USA
Good Hops Brewing Company
811 Harper Avenue, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA
Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill
113 K Avenue, Kure Beach, NC, USA
Dining Out On Pleasure Island / Carolina Beach
There are lots of places to eat out on Pleasure Island, from Monkey Junction to Kure Beach. And the cuisine choices are just as plentiful… steakhouses, Italian, Delicatessens, Mediterranean, Chinese, Thai, Indian, Barbecue and more. But certainly Seafood is king at the beach. Look through our complete list of dining choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night. Many bars stay open until 2:00 am.
Dining / Restaurants in Wilmington, NC
With wide ranging menu of popular entrees, seafood, pub food and appetizers, Stoked Restaurant is great food in a perfect dockside setting at Carolina Beach Harbor.
Located in the heart of Carolina Beach, Havana’s is choice of locals and visitors alike for fresh seafood dishes, excellent steaks and creative pasta dishes served with attention to detail by a friendly staff in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere.
Inside HopLite is a cozy Irish pub vibe and super friendly staff ready to serve you your favorite beverage and feed you some awesome pub food. Come watch the games or stay for Karaoke Night. Locals and visitors alike enjoy relaxing at HopLite Irish Pub.
One of the few restaurants on Pleasure Island that can say they are fine dining. The Deck House features steaks, seafood and pasta specialties, a full Bar and Cocktail Lounge inside a former Presbyterian Church building.
Pops is an authentic 50s style diner with the cool atmosphere, great music and awesome diner food that goes great with a vacation at he beach. Pop’s is located right on Lake Park Boulevard in the heart of Carolina Beach, in front of the world famous Boardwalk.
A great burger is all beef, hand-pattied, grilled medium, topped with American cheese and your favorite toppings and condiments. That’s exactly what you get at Island Burger and Bites. Same goes for the hotdogs, wings, cheese steak, you name it. It’s good. It’s fast. It’s fresh. Their reputation is well earned.
Big Daddy’s now offers fresh local seafood prepared using all new recipes that bring out the best flavors of the ocean. Join us for lunch or dinner outside on the deck, at the tiki bar or inside in one of our large nautical themed dining rooms.
You can’t go wrong if you know where the locals go… and that’s to The Gulfstream for good food, good service good prices. From breakfast choices to sandwiches and burgers, to seafood and entrees made just like home, Gulfstream is a Carolina Beach staple.
No trip to the beach is complete without a delicious ice cream cone or sundae at Squigley’s Ic Cream Shoppe. With thousands of flavor combinations and toppings, Squigley’s has been a family favorite for generations.
The Lazy Pirate features pub food like wings, burgers and sandwiches in addition to great seafood dishes in a fun atmosphere with beach volleyball, corn hole, pool tables and lots of TVs for live sport.
When you walk in the door of Blackburn Brothers, you know you found the best selection of today’s catch of fish, shrimp, crab and more. Displayed on ice and sold by the pound, you’re shopping where the restaurants shop—right a the docks on CB Harbor.
Right by the Atlantic Ocean is one of Pleasure Island’s must visit restaurants and bars… The Sea Witch Cafe & Tiki Bar. Serving tasty lunch and dinner entrees, daily specials and great pub food, the Sea Witch is the perfect spot to watch the game, enjoy a hot local band or just relax and feel the ocean breezes.
A Wilmington staple for fast, good and cheap Mexicn eats, Flaming Amy’s can’t be beat. From fat burritos, tacos and other popular Mexican foods to their famous Salsa Bar, families love Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn.
Jersey Mike’s has perfected the made-to-order sub sandwich, from the classic sub made with top drawer meats, to fresh garden vegetables, Jersey Mike’s in Carolina Beach is a what a sub restaurant should—great food, fresh ingredients and fast, friendly service.
Why not feel like you’re in Mexico while on vacation in Carolina Beach? Everybody loves Mexican food, which is why so many beach visitors make a family night of it at El Cazador Mexican Restaurant.
Good Hops Brewing is Carolina Beach’s entry in the growing collection of craft breweries piping up around Wilmington. You fins their taps in some of the best restaurants in Wilmington, but you can’t beat going to the source.
At the southern end of Pleasure Island, at the Kure Beach Fishing Pier, stands an Island Icon, Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill, a family favorite for seafood, steaks, burgers and other casual dining for lunch and diner.