Jams, Jellies, Preserves, Oh My!

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

If you like fresh, local jams, jellies and preserves then you are in the right place! Today, The Wagon placed a massive order with a local North Carolina company who makes homemade jams, jellies, preserves, and even chow chow.... By the way, any thoughts on chow chow???? I have never personally tried chow chow but I hear it is delicious ...

Bringing an Island Taste to Pleasure Island

Hand-planted on April 9th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Blog, Thoughts from the Wagon....

How many of you love Jamaican Jerk Seasonings but don't like all the heat that can sometimes come with the seasonings used in jerk sauces and marinades? I definitely fall into this category, because my husband LOVES hot stuff (the hotter the better), but me not so much (less is best)! However, here at The Wagon we have solved this ...

The Dive Food & Spirits

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Dive Food and Spirits, located in the middle of the main drag Carolina Beach, has the best burgers on the island. They also offer an amazing signature buffalo shrimp, along with many other great foods and drink specials.  The Dive has a pool table and is a great place to head to after hours if you are looking for a ...

Freddie’s Restaurant

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Freddie’s, located in peaceful downtown section Kure Beach, is a small quaint Italian restaurant that is pack with flavor. They are a local favorite and are known on the island for their outstanding stuffed pork chops. They offer a unique salad with a great homemade dressing. Freddie’s also offers a great wine list. Plan on arriving early or making reservations ...

Havana’s Restaurant

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Havana’s Restaurant, located in the old cottage originally known as the Ogburn House, is an amazing place for a romantic dinner. They offer fine dining including fresh seafood, flame grilled steaks, and great appitizers. Enjoy the island life go by on one of their front porches or dine in style indoors. With indoor fireplaces and an elegant wine list this ...

The Deck House

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Deck House, located in an old church in Carolina Beach, is a great place for a some good seafood. The establishment is a little hard to find, but if you can find Kate’s Pancake House just look right behind their restarunt. The best part of the Deck House is an always changing nightly special that takes up an entire ...

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Michael’s Seafood Restaurant and Catering is located in in the end unit of a strip mall in Carolina Beach right by the Snows Cut Bridge, has the best seafood chowder on the island that has the International awards to prove it. With an indoor or outdoor seating selection it is a great place to relax and get some amazing seafood ...

Granny’s Country Kitchen

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Granny’s Country Kitchen (under new ownership), located on the side of the road in Carolina Beach, is the perfect place to get some great home cooked food. They offer fried green tomatoes year-round as well as a unique collection of wraps and great salads. With their extremely accommodating staff they will pretty much make whatever you want, if they have ...

Gulf Stream Restaurant

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Gulf Stream Restaurant, located near the boat basin Carolina Beach behind the Exxon right across from the Tangerine Caribbean Grill, is considered the best breakfast on the island. It is strictly cash only, but don’t let that keep you from one of their amazingly unique omelets with a Greek flare, go to the ATM!!! They also have extraordinary hash ...

Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar

Hand-planted on April 8th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Ocean Grill and Tiki Bar, located on the ocean next to the Golden Sands Hotel in Carolina Beach, is the go to place on the island for a fresh catch sandwiches and platters. They offer a simple menu that is consistently good at a fair price, and original drinks from their one of a kind tiki bar. ­­The Ocean ...

Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill

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Jack Mackerel’s Island Grill, located in the heart of Kure Beach, is the place to go for a fun island style meal with your family or to grab an appetizer and drink with a group of good friends. They offer everything from large steaks, to savory pasta’s, to fresh salads. You can chose to sit in one of their many ...

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar

Hand-planted on April 5th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar, located on the main street in downtown Carolina Beach, is the go to place on the island for the freshest oysters, shrimp, clams, crab legs, and mussels. At the shack you can chose to shuck your own perfectly steamed oysters or have them shucked for you. They are the only place on the island ...

Beach House Bar & Grill

Hand-planted on April 5th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Opens Memorial Day Weekend The Beach House Bar & Grill located in beautiful Fort Fisher’s Air Force Recreation Area and is a great place to just kick back and relax after a great day at the beach. Sitting on the banks of the Cape Fear River the Beach House offers an amazing sunset view from either their air conditioned indoor dining ...