When you’re in the mood for classic, made-from-scratch American fare, treat yourself to lunch or dinner at the neighborhood favorite, Henry’s, in Wilmington at the corner of Shipyard and Independence Boulevards. Henry’s dishes emphasize local and seasonal ingredients, an effort recognized by the N.C. Department of Agriculture’s Goodness Grows seal in North Carolina. They offer Chef-inspired daily features throughout the day, and various salads, sandwiches, soups and luncheon plates during their popular lunch. Henry’s Shrimp and Grits and Wilmingtonian Burger with pimento cheese and fried green tomatoes are among local favorites.
Dinner brings rotisserie chicken and homemade meatloaf, each served with mashed potatoes, local vegetable of the day and savory gravy. Seafood choices include jumbo shrimp and lump crab cakes. Fettuccini with grilled chicken and mushrooms, hanger steak and hearty pot roast are always in demand. “Two-Handed” sandwiches and several entrée salads are also excellent options. Henry’s has a full bar with featured drinks throughout the week, including $3 local craft beers on Monday’s, Infused cocktails on Tuesday, Half priced wines on Wednesdays and $6 Martinis on Thursday. Enjoy live music from local musicians on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30pm. A great place to catch a bite and drink after work.
Head over to Henry’s for brunch on Sunday’s and enjoy bellinis and mimosas, or their signature and popular, Kicking BLT Bloody Mary. The menu includes brunch features, such as the four-egg omelet along with their most popular lunch selections. Brunch starts at 10am on Sundays.
The Pine Room at Henry’s is a charming space for intimate gatherings, such as board meetings, rehearsal dinners, showers and holiday or birthday celebrations. If looking to host an event offsite, there is a wide selection of party platters for catering.