Whether you're looking for a romantic evening of fine dining, or a place where you can feel at ease bringing the kids, Bald Head Island's restaurants deliver delicious food and great atmosphere. It's always a good idea to call ahead for reservations, especially during the busier summer months.
The Bald Head Island Club, located along South Beach, offers several dining options, from the ultra-casual Pelicatessen located poolside, where pizza, burgers and sandwiches rule, to the relaxed, pub-style Palms dining room. The upscale Grille and Grille Terrace, the Club's primary dining venue, presents fresh ingredients and thoughtful preparations for lunch and dinner, along with an excellent wine, beer and cocktail selection. Full or temporary membership in the Bald Head Island Club is required to dine (except for the Pelicatessen, which is open to the public).
This family friendly casual restaurant, located in the former River Pilot Cafe near the marina, offers a variety of Latin-inspired dishes with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, including Cuban sandwiches, fish tacos and chicken burritos, as well as salads. A full bar rounds out the menu. Open for lunch and dinner year round. Also enjoy a full breakfast menu throughout the summer. Sandpiper Coffee and Ice Cream, next to Delphina, offers all of your favorite coffee specialty drinks, smoothies and shakes, as well as sixteen flavors of hand dipped homemade ice cream, compliments of Java Estates Roasters and Tar Heel Creamery.
Grab breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Maritime Market Café, located inside the Maritime Market. Pancakes, biscuits, eggs and bacon are always on the menu for breakfast, along with fresh coffee. Lunch and dinner selections include sandwiches, salads and wraps with your choice of sides. The adjacent Ice Cream Shoppe, open seasonally, is a favorite among the younger set.
Count the boats as they come and go, watch the sun set, or just wait for the next ferry to arrive while you dive into lunch or dinner at MoJo's on the Harbor. Along with signature seafood steam pots, the restaurant offers salads, burgers, steaks, wraps, sandwiches and signature pasta dishes. The restaurant's Harbor Bar serves up delicious cold drinks along with views of Old Baldy.
The Shoals Club Dining Room, located at the Point of Cape Fear, treats diners to ocean views, while the kitchen emphasizes fresh, local ingredients and thrives on creativity. The less-formal Lounge has great views, a full bar and tapas-style fare. Located poolside at the Shoals Club, the Sandbar Grille is a great choice for families who want to grab an easy lunch or dinner. Latitudes Wine Bar, open seasonally on the Shoals Club Terrace, features a variety of wines and beer, along with charcuterie and other nibbles. Full or temporary membership in the Shoals Club is required to dine.
If you need a place to unwind after a day golfing, kayaking or sailing, or you just want to enjoy drinks with friends al fresco, Will o' the Wisp, located next to the Sail Shop, is the place to be. Casual and relaxed, this wine bar offers a small, but refined selection of wine and beer as well as yummy snacks like gourmet popcorn, all within view of the river.