A&G Barbecue

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

This is a southern restaurant and they do it right, no questions.  Located in the only purple building on the island this Carolina Beach icon is still pumping out great fried chicken, bbq, and flat top grilled burgers. All this served with with hearty sides like grandma use to make. Open Tuesday-Sunday this small cinder block classic beach building fills ...

North End Carolina Beach Fishing Pier

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

The Carolina Beach Fishing Pier, located on the North end of beautiful Carolina Beach, is cooking up a variety of great eats for everyone. The Fishing Pier has a classic burger shack feel while being easy on your pocket. The Fishing Pier starts their breakfast at 6 a.m. and offers their lunch and dinner until 1 a.m. while also being ...

Michaelangelo’s Pizza and Subs

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Michaelangelo's Pizza and Subs, located alongside the main road in Carolina Beach, offers something for everyone. Michaelangelo's has that great New York style pizza that is hard to ever get enough of. In addition to classic New York style pizza, they offer amazing subs, pastas, salads and desserts. Michaelangelo's has a great selection for everyone including that one person that ...

El Zarape

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

El Zarape, located in the center of Pleasure Island is the only Mexican restaurant on the island. They offer fresh chips, top shelf margaritas, and quick service most of the time just in case you are in a hurry to get back to the beach. El Zarape has a second story covered deck that overlooks the main street which makes ...

Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs

Hand-planted on April 12th, 2010 by admin. Posted under Restuarants

Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs, located right on Carolina Beach's boardwalk, are the best subs on the boardwalk! With its convenient location you can grab a great lunch and cool down in their new eat in dining area. Or, if you prefer to heat things up you can take Charlie’s hot wing challenge. Either way Charlie’s Boardwalk Subs is a great place ...

Tails a Waggin Doggie Treats

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

This weekend, The Wagon will be making it's first batch of locally made and approved North Carolina doggie treats. Be on the look out for them around Pleasure Island. We have had many local test tasters and in fact some have lined up at the door, but so far it has been all wags!!! Our oatmeal, peanut butter treats are ...

It tis the season..for BBQ!

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

Wilmingtonians listen up! We here at The Wagon have just discovered an awesome locally, North Carolina made BBQ sauce and have made it available to all of you on our site. The name speaks for itself: Off The Hook Barbeque Sauce. It holds true to our Southern expectations for what a BBQ sauce should be but also offers something for ...

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 ...