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Inlet 790 Grill & Bar

790 New River Inlet Rd, Located Inside the Villa Capriani, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28460-8280
+1 910-328-0790
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“salad” (15 reviews)
“ribeye” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
790 New River Inlet Rd, Located Inside the Villa Capriani, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28460-8280
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The food didn't wow me. It used to be a fabulous Italian restaurant but it does not compare anymore. I was disappointed.

Thank Shelly P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Reviewed the 790 in 2014 and hoped it would be a success. The food was good then but service was sketchy. Four years later the food is still good...IF YOU CAN EVER GET IT! We called about the wait and they said there wasnt one...More

Thank CvilleMike
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited on July 26th and were pleasantly surprised! Carla was our server and was very attentive and knowledgeable. The shrimp and scallop risotto was the best I’ve ever had!

Thank Jenbowie
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Was there less than an hour ago and will never ever go back. The food took almost 2 hours, was served in stages - a party of 4 with four different serve times - and management was less than receptive to out complaints and concerns....More

Thank shortstay2015
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Called before arrival and was told no reservation necessary. Once there was rudely informed that there was no seating available. Was not invited to wait for availability. Very rude and inconsiderate attitude demonstrated by the hostess. We have had dinner at 790 in previous visits...More

Thank Expedition790713
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great date night at Inlet 790 restaurant at the Villa Capriana on North Topsail! The food is amazing if you have never eaten there before. I had the ribeye (huge and delicious) and Steve had the jerk chicken with coconut risotto and...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 27 June 2018

In the end, the price you pay for the food... not sure it's worth the experience. First the wait staff was the best thing about our visit. Friendly, very attentive. The food was good, but when you compare it to the price you pay, you...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I'm partial to filet, this is where I go for it in N.Topsail. Nice decor, Service can be understaffed when they get busy, but they're friendly , and as long as you have a drink while you wait, who cares.

Thank gerry9112018
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We visited when the sou chef was out, so one of the servers was in the kitchen.... understaffed, but did their best. The food was well prepared, served and gourmet tasting. The shrimp and scallops over risotto was the best I'd ever had. Portions were...More

1  Thank SlisTraveler
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great place for dinner in the middle of Villa Capriani. We had a large group and the waitress handled us like a champ.

Thank David M
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Jan R
8 July 2016|
Response from Clarissa K | Property representative |
Yes we do! Please call after 4pm Tuesday-Sunday and someone will be available to help you. Thank you!
10 August 2015|
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Response from Phillip H | Reviewed this property |
They serve food on the outdoor patio, so unless it's a service dog...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 790 New River Inlet Rd, Located Inside the Villa Capriani, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28460-8280
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  North Topsail Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-0790
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Inlet 790 is a family casual restaurant serving both traditional lunch fare and mouth watering dinner favorites including steak, fresh catch, pasta, delicious sides and signature cocktails. Our Executive Chefs have taken great care to ensure the menu items showcase the bounty of North Carolina seafood available, while also adding various options to please the land lovers in the group.
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