Sometimes you want to enjoy restaurant-style food in the comfort of your own home. Here are our favorite spots in Wilmington to enjoy some takeout!
Southeast Kitchen – This popular spot brings you meals inspired by China, Vietnam, the Philippines, and more! They serve seafood, pork, beef, or chicken to your desired spice level!
Our favorite dish: Pad Kee Mao, aka Drunken Noodles- Spicy rice noodles w/ basil, onions, carrots, bell peppers, bamboo, roasted red chili paste, and coconut milk.
El Mana – Get your Puerto Rican food fix from El Mana! They have an extensive menu that brings the flavors of Puerto Rico right to your home! Head over to their website to see what they have to offer!
Our favorite dish: Mofongo con Frita- Fried pork with mashed plantains with salt, garlic, and other spices.
Kid Shelleen’s – Not sure what you are craving? Kid Shelleens is a great option because their menu is extremely diverse! They have everything from salads to sandwiches to tacos and so much more! Check them out on Instagram.
Our favorite dish: Buffalo Chicken Breast sandwich with buffalo sauce, bleu cheese dressing, and choice of side (we recommend the pasta salad or fries!)
Santa Fe Mexican Grill – We find ourselves craving Sante Fe pretty often… Good thing they offer takeout 7 days a week! With dishes influenced by the regions of Oaxaca and Mexico City and family recipes from Puebla and Jalisco, you’ll find something you’ll love! Check them out on Instagram.
Our favorite dish: Enchiladas Tradicional- Corn tortilla, cheese, red or green sauce, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, cotija cheese, rice, refried beans, and add beef, chicken, or cheese to keep it simple.
Bangkok House – Get the most authentic Thai food from Bangkok House! This family owned restaurant crafts delicious flavorful meals that are perfect for your takeout needs!
Our favorite dish: Steamed Chicken Dumplings- 6 pieces of chicken dumplings with sweet soy dipping sauce!
Scalessa’s – If you are looking for a classic takeout option, Italian food is always a hit! Scalessa’s is an old school Italian Kitchen! They have an assortment of any type of Italian dish you can dream of! Head over to their Instagram.
Our favorite dish: Homemade Gnocchi Verdi- Lump crab, tomato, spinach, and house made gnocchi.
La Pizzeria Metro – Pizza is a classic takeout option. La Pizzeria Metro is the perfect place to get your hand-crafted wood fire pizza! PLUS they’re right next door to Wilmington Brew Works where you can stop for take out beer on your way home. Check them out and follow them on Instagram!
Our favorite dish: The Mansion at Rockwood Pizza- Pancetta bacon, arugula, bruschetta, mozzarella and garlic aioli.
Our favorite dish: Chicken Satay- Grilled marinated chicken breast with a Thai peanut curry sauce.
Our favorite dish: Chimichanga- Deep fried flour tortilla stuffed with choice of meat, smothered with queso and served with rice and beans.
Chelsea Tavern – Enjoy handcrafted comfort food made with the best local ingredients from this popular gastropub. Their menu offers many different cuisines for any mood or craving!
Our favorite dish: Tavern Chicken Wings– Celery, Carrots, Creamy Bleu Cheese Dressing, choice of Jerk Sauce, Honey Chipotle, Buffalo, Cilantro Thai Chili, or Naked.
Piccolina Toscana– One of Wilmington’s most popular and creative Italian restaurants also offers “Toscana To-Go”. Every day their top-of-the-line chefs prepare a delicious array of items available in store and for curbside pickup!
Our favorite dish: Fettuccine alla Bolognese- hand rolled pasta tossed with our house made meat sauce and fresh sage