THE DIXIE GRILL
Start your culinary tour at Downtown Market Street’s longest-standing restaurant, The Dixie Grill. This local hot spot has been serving unique southern fare, including fresh baked biscuits, benedicts, and French toast, since the 1920’s Gatsby era.
Visit the Riverlights Information Center for a community overview, complimentary lunch for two, and swag bag. Then, walk through our 7 models and start dreaming up your future home.
THE GETAWAY CAFÉ AND PROVISIONS
Great meals, great experiences, and a shared sense of place are found at the Getaway Café and Provisions. This café has a wide variety of delicious lunch and dinner options inspired by the American South.
Eat your way through Wilmington with a local food tour. As you taste the best dishes from Wilmington’s favorite restaurants, you’ll learn about the city’s history and culture.
Since 1984, this riverside restaurant has been serving up fresh seafood with an excellent sunset view. Home to Wilmington’s original riverfront dining and oyster bar, Elijah’s is a great lunch or dinner spot for locals and tourists alike.
BENNY'S BIG TIME PIZZERIA
This fun Italian eatery is owned by the star of PBS’ “Chef’s Life,” Vivian Howard, and is situated in an exposed brick, creatively graffitied building. At Benny’s, Chef Howard puts a southern spin on Italian favorites.
End your evening with dinner and drinks at The Copper Penny. Featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Guy Fieri would recommend trying our house favorites: Hot Roast Pork Sandwich, and the 109 Chestnut Chicken.
Manna is the pinnacle of Wilmington’s farm to table scene. It's where artful cocktails meet culinary innovations, and photogenic plates grace the table with exquisite flair.
The fun starts at the Riverlights Information Center. To book your visit, ask questions, or get right down to touring our community, get in touch with our Riverlights Community Specialists.
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Situated on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington just south of historic downtown, Riverlights is the perfect place for the young and the young-at-heart. We'd love to have you visit and discover Riverlights for yourself.LEARN MORE