Being airborne for hours is a laborious experience which makes fatigue settle in. For you to freshen up, you need to take a deep breath, stretch yourself and eat unperturbed in a place where you have plenty of legroom to stretch out in as your belly stretches. Though food is served in planes, that freedom to enjoy it to the maximum is not always available. And that’s why you’ll always want to take something after touching down. So come and explore Wilmington’s finest dining spots!
Having landed safely in Wilmington, don’t worry because you’ll have plenty of options from where to choose when it comes to eateries. Chefs here were born to take care of your stomach.
Not far from the airport you’ll find Indochine Restaurant which is a popular place for those with a taste for the cuisine of Southeast Asia. This restaurant is the place to be, it will offer you the luxury you might only dream of, helping you forget your fatigue. The setting is fabulous with an outdoor garden and gazebo, making for an extended space where you can eat as you stretch and breathe in fresh air. It’s a complete contrast from the environment inside an aeroplane, giving it a therapeutic experience as well as a gourmet one. Waiters here are alert to serve you with Thai and Vietnamese fare which will put you back to your rightful mode.
Another place where you need to stop without any further ado is at the Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar. Watch carefully because you can get yourself holed up here for long due to good food, good people, the ambiance and fresh aromas of frying sea creatures, and a variety of cocktails. These people really know how to treat their customers well. By just a mere look, they are able to tell how badly you need the right things to drain away the memories of the long flight.
Your choice of drink that goes well with you will be served at the right temperature; meanwhile, your chef is busy preparing your order the way you requested.
The best thing apart from drinks and food here is the casual setting, which lets you enjoy a homely, relaxing feel. Putting into consideration that they serve freshly caught seafood, this eatery becomes the best point to stop any eroding flight blues.
You also need to explore the Dock Street Oyster Bar. These are experts in their own field. You will have all the reasons to thank the sea because those creatures will find a way to your table for dinner. The chefs here have a way of serving these ‘fruits of the sea’ without interfering with their natural taste. They will serve them in a colorful, funky setting. Try the steamed local seafood, and raw oysters with a Caribbean flair.
Casey’s Buffet is yet another eatery where you’ll appreciate the chef’s efforts to address your hunger. Probably for those with a taste for the inland will find a solace here as the menu comprises mainly of your domesticated favorites. Here you’ll eat till you drop if barbecue is your thing. They know how to make you salivate as you go round selecting the mouth-watering pieces of barbecue, fried chicken, and beef.
Pilot House, on the other hand, will make you completely forget about the pilot. Ambiance and food made with the right thing in mind are served here. You won’t realize how fatigue will go away as you set your eyes on the picturesque surroundings outside the 19th-century house. Nothing compares to the large riverside terrace where you can sit and swallow seafood, lovingly prepared to tantalise your taste buds.