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Hotel Ballast Wilmington, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Board And Barrel Coastal Kitchen Restaurant

Dining and drinks

Board & Barrel Coastal Kitchen offers locally sourced Southern favorites on the Cape Fear waterfront and cocktails at the Board & Barrel Bar. Enjoy gourmet coffee from Buffalo Bayou and a variety of snacks from the Buffalo Bayou Pantry.

board barrel cabanas, cocktails and crab cakes

Board & Barrel


While you're here, stop by the Hotel Ballast's new restaurant - Board & Barrel a Coastal Kitchen. Enjoy indoor/outdoor seating as well as pit seating by the fire pit. Dine in a modern atmosphere with an upscale flair. Serving upscale Southern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. As a Surfrider Foundation Ocean Friendly Restaurant, Board & Barrel is dedicated to sustainably serving you.

Hotel Lobby With Coffee And Snack Shop

Buffalo Bayou


Without even leaving the hotel, enjoy local beverages and "Grab & Go" cuisine. This casual café offers counter service for your convenience, serving a medley of breakfast and lunch items. Open daily in the Upper Lobby from 6:00 am-8:00 pm.