Savor The Fresh Flavors Of Coastal North Carolina

From steakhouse favorites to seafood that’s fresh from the dock, Hotel Ballast is downtown Wilmington’s new go-to address for drinks and dining inspired by the region. Whether you’re grabbing coffee on the go, enjoying deliciously imaginative cuisine (and a priceless waterfront view) at Board & Barrel Coastal Kitchen, or celebrating a big day over a perfect steak, we’ve got plenty of Carolina goodness on the menu.

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    Board & Barrel Coastal Kitchen

    Coastal flavors meet Southern culinary traditions on the Wilmington riverfront

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    Buffalo Bayou

    Gourmet-to-go coffee, tea, and light fare made with local ingredients

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    Ruth’s Chris Steak House

    Custom-aged USDA Prime midwestern beef, seared to perfection

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    In-Room Dining

    Don’t feel like going out? We’ll bring the goodness to you, 6:00 am - 11:00 pm (midnight on weekends)

STORM UPDATE

Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate the effects of Hurricane Florence. Please monitor our website or contact the hotel directly for information on current or future reservations.

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