Henry’s Restaurant in Wilmington is a hidden gem. Tucked away on Independence Boulevard (not too far from the local large art museum), you have to be in the know to know you want to be here!
Henry’s has received awards and accolades not only for its food (did we mention candied bacon yet?) but also for its interior design. Locals love it for so many reasons. From the food to the philosophy, Henry’s is an exemplary restaurant that demonstrates a passion for their craft and a commitment to the community.
Here are three reasons to eat at Henry’s Restaurant in Wilmington:
1. Henry’s Philosophy and Emphasis on Local Ingredients
Henry’s embodies the concept farm to table. Their bounty is always fresh and they consistently highlight local farmers, ranchers, and artisans.
Chef Paul Boswell and his team aim to provide simple yet exquisite cuisine, heavily focused on fresh ingredients. They use local meats, cheeses, produce, and seafood whenever possible, and the difference is noticed. Henry’s works tirelessly for the best ingredients because they want all of their guests to have a seasonal and flavorful experience. Whether it’s shrimp, scallops, or flounder, the daily catch is always fresh and handpicked by Chef Paul.
2. The Bar at Henry’s Compliments The Kitchen
You’ll find that most of the bar menu at Henry’s is handcrafted. From cocktails with hand-juiced cucumber & melon and other fresh fruit juices, they even strive to use local produce at the bar (which is unique). They feature house-infused rum, vodka & bourbon, giving connoisseurs something creative to enjoy. They boast thirteen signature cocktails and ten infused cocktails. Henry’s carries a variety of North Carolina brews as well. With a well-thought bar book, there’s never a shortage of new drinks to try.
3. Henry’s Has a Great Space for Catering and Events
Not only is Henry’s the perfect spot for brunch, lunch, and dinner, but they also have a great space for events. The Pine Room at Henry’s is airy and elegant with a woodsy aesthetic. Usable as a private or semi-private space, you can host a catered event for up to 28 people with confidence at Henry’s. The staff goes above and beyond to make all experiences unforgettable, from dinner dates to anniversary parties. Consider having your next get together at Henry’s!