Anyone familiar with the Wilmington, NC knows how much growth the area has experienced, and Leland has benefited from this accelerated expansion. Many new restaurants and bars have recently opened and are just minutes away from our gates at the Bluffs on the Cape Fear. Here’s your guide for breakfast, lunch, wining, and dining around Leland.

Farmhouse Kitchen. Located on 17S, in the Lowe’s shopping center, Farmhouse Kitchen offers breakfast all day. From eggs benedict to omelets, Belgian waffles to pancakes, to sandwiches and wraps, Farmhouse Kitchen welcomes anyone with an appetite.

Bridgewater Wines + Dines. Located on 17S, near Walmart, Bridgewater Wines offers customers wines from around the world at all price points. They invite you to browse wines in an inviting, comfortable environment or stay and enjoy a glass at the wine bar. This is a great place to relax and sample the specially crafted menu that not only pairs with but enhances the wines.

M&K Kitchen. Located on Village Road in Leland, M&K Kitchen offers comfort food southern-style. Signature burgers and sandwiches are just a start, they also offer surf and turf, oxtail, pasta and something for the kids as well.

Christopher’s Steakhouse and Seafood. Located in the Harris Teeter shopping center on 17S, Christopher’s is a locally owned and operated. They serve hand-cut steaks, fall off the bone ribs, made from scratch sides, and fresh-baked bread. Committed to customer service and satisfaction, Christopher’s guarantees you’ll taste and see the difference.

Leland Smoke House. Those looking for wood smoked barbecue and homemade sides in a casual environment, look no further than Leland Smoke House, located at the entrance of the Waterford shopping center. Priding themselves on real wood smoked barbecue and brisket that is bathed in hickory smoke for 12 hours, meat is the main event at Leland Smoke House.

Papi’s Chicken. For those looking for “fast, casual and good”, Papi’s Charcoal Rotisserie Chicken wants to show the fun side of food and introduce you to Peruvian inspired flavors. They provide a welcoming community and exciting environment to create the best experience they can for their guests. Be sure to stop in and try some of their delicious sauces, you won’t be disappointed. Papi’s is conveniently located in front of Walmart on 17S.

Chingon Taqueria. Tacos + Margaritas + Snacks, this is not your average taco joint. Stop in Chingon for tacos, burritos, hurraches, sopes, quesadillas or freshly made margaritas. Located near the Walmart on 17S, Chingon is sure to be one of your favorite spots in Leland.