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Islands Fresh Mex Grill
6838 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405, United States
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Al
Review №1

There food is always good. I would make only one recommendation they shouldn't allow refills on drinks its away of passing germs and with everything going lets all keep it safe. Everyone is always helpful and everyone had masks on.

Ha
Review №2

Food is always fresh and the service never disappoints. Even better now at the new location, much more space and has an area for kids to play.

Ri
Review №3

I have eaten at Islands multiple times, always enjoyed the food and never had any complaints bout the service. Today was different. the food was good, as usual. I ordered a Taco Salad $6.40 and a soft taco $1.99. I anticipated paying around$9.00 which would have included tax. While paying, I was asked what I would like to drink to which I answered water. the cashier told me my meal came with a drink, which to me implies it's free. My bill came to $11.86. As there was a line of customers waiting to pay, I didn't question anything. While eating my lunch, I reviewed my receipt. My $1.99 taco was $3.98 which included a drink and I had an additional charge of .70 for 2 toppings. No one mentioned any charge for toppings on my taco and frankly, I felt lied to about my "drink that came with my meal". As much as I hate it, I've eaten my last meal at Islands.

Je
Review №4

I love Islands. It's always fresh, delicious, and reasonably priced. The only reason I didn't leave 5 stars is that there's no easy way to order food from the bar era. You have to go stand in line... :(

Ri
Review №5

Same great food, new location is pretty big. They added a full bar, a ton of tvs. Looks like a pretty cool hang out spot.

Ro
Review №6

Nothing fancy but cheap and cheerful. Food's good, staff friendly and quick.

He
Review №7

Really cool atmosphere. Wide open space with a pirate jungle gym for kids, a big bar for adults and plenty of tables for enjoying some good tacos at all ages in-between. Post pandemic of course. So the tacos were good but nothing fancy. But it's pretty hard to beat their taco specials when you buy a fountin drink. Solid lunch spot.

Ha
Review №8

Delicious food and great prices. I will be going back anytime I am in Wilmington

Er
Review №9

Islands is awesome! If you're looking for fresh, delicious food at a very reasonable cost for Tex Mex style, this is the place. Nothing against Moe's or Chipotle, but given the options, I'm choosing Islands every time. Great food, great atmosphere, family friendly. They got it all!

Ch
Review №10

Great food, great price. Lines usually crazy but other than that it's a good lunch spot

Ch
Review №11

I Love getting there fresh tacos! Spicy chicken and island sauce is the way to go

Ro
Review №12

Very good a little to heavy on the beans and rice other than that it very clean and staff was very polite!

Al
Review №13

Burrito Shak who???The food is unspeakably amazing and what a steal for how low the cost is!Atmosphere is so so clean and welcoming and you could tell all the hard work;that was put into this place by all the lovely little details around the restaurant.Will be back again soon!

Wi
Review №14

I really do not have a bad thing to say about Islands. The price is very competitive, the food tastes great and this location has a good deal of activities for the kids to enjoy. We even used them for catering and it was excellent. The price was the best we found for Tex Mex. They went above and beyond with all the accessories and even threw in a few extra cookies. Did I mention the new location has a full bar?

Ki
Review №15

I do like the previous location much more (not that the new location is bad), but the food is super great and super cheap!

Sa
Review №16

The food is so good and this place is very clean. Everyone should try this place. You will go back.

in
Review №17

Consistent. Clean. Affordable.

Jo
Review №18

The food is good for the price. Sometimes it's better than other time but again totally worth it. The new spot in Ogden is spacious but not as cozy as the old spot and kind of has the feel of a cafeteria. Very kid friendly and I think the large bar area was a wise business move.

Br
Review №19

Love Islands, love seeing the same familiar and friendly faces, love the food, love the price. Great place to go!

Ga
Review №20

Never a bad experience. I've eaten here probably 80 times. Had pretty much everything on the menu and it's all amazing. Dollar tacos after 5 is brilliant.My favorite place in Wilmington.

Ca
Review №21

We go here at least twice a month! I love their steak burritos and their lunch taco deal is great

Ne
Review №22

Always love eating here! Great food fast, with nice atmosphere!

Da
Review №23

Good food-good service. The portions on some items were a little small. Guess I was really hungry that day.

De
Review №24

This was my first time and it was awesome

Pe
Review №25

Best food ever. So fresh and so freaking good.

Sh
Review №26

Great service n food

Au
Review №27

Great food and great customer service 0a

J
Review №28

Love this place. Food is great. Prices are as well. I take the family every Tuesday for taco Tuesdays. The kids look forward to it every week!

Na
Review №29

They have the best Taco's ever!!!!

Su
Review №30

Great as always! Fast and friendly service. Love the massive bar put into the new Islands! Look forward to drinking margaritas and have my dollar tacos one night!

Cl
Review №31

Fresh, never frozen produce and fresh cooked everyday

Jo
Review №32

Best Tex Mex in the area. Great and friendly service and the food is fantastic. Prices are phenomenal. I'll definitely visit this place, when visiting my friend in Wilmington.

Jw
Review №33

Taco specials every day. $6 double margaritas pretty much on tap. An iconic spot in wilmington! Great for families and very affordable.

Je
Review №34

Its always good. I eat here too much

Be
Review №35

Can't beat the $1 tacos for dinner. They're a good size and there's a free salsa bar. Good food at a good price!

Kr
Review №36

Food was awesome. Went for lunch and it was great. I'll definitely be going back!

De
Review №37

A go to counter type Mexican restaurant. I disliked the ground chicken used instead of sliced.

An
Review №38

I go daily!!! Cheap and great quality!!!

Jo
Review №39

Fresh in the title says it all. Great deals and the portions are large enough to feed a large family at an exceptional value.

Gr
Review №40

Good food fast! Always enjoy getting lunch or dinner here.

Mi
Review №41

Good value. Honestly my food just wasnt hot. I dont recommend the enchiladas.

Ri
Review №42

Nice staff, good food and reasonable prices. Fun place to bring your kids and the facilities are kept clean.

Sc
Review №43

Fajita burrito. Do yourself a favor, order one and eat it. You'll love it and you'll want to eat one every day for the rest of your life.

Le
Review №44

Fresh and fast tacos!!! Love the Islands sauce

Co
Review №45

Good food, reasonable prices and a clean dining area/bathrooms??? Yes please. Thanks Islands

Ca
Review №46

Really good food!

Je
Review №47

Amazing burritos and Tacos!

Ve
Review №48

Always great food. The new location is very well laid out to accommodate folks of all ages.

Ch
Review №49

Good food fast large portions

PJ
Review №50

Good food/prices but this location makes you feel like you're in a school cafeteria, not a restaurant.

Ad
Review №51

Casual family atmosphere. The indoor playground is great.

Je
Review №52

Thanks for reopening the dining room, at least as much as possible... Jerry

Vi
Review №53

Always fresh and delicious.

Al
Review №54

Friendly staff and a large facility with plenty of entertainment!

An
Review №55

Amazing place and food

Ja
Review №56

Family friendly. Cool pirate ship. Cheap. Tasty.

do
Review №57

Good and fast.

Et
Review №58

Great new location and people and love the $1 tacos, wish they had wifi though, maybe a spectrum hotspot.

St
Review №59

You thought islands was good before they moved, IT IS EVEN GREATER NOW!

Cl
Review №60

I basically drove all the way from Charlotte for these tacos! So delicious and fresh and a good price.

Mi
Review №61

Awesome awesome Awesome

Ja
Review №62

Great Food!

E
Review №63

Love this place! I go there way too often!

Br
Review №64

Friendly, courteous service, bright happy atmosphere, food is fresh and delicious! I am a repeat customer almost weekly!

Gr
Review №65

Food is made fast, fresh and yummy for the whole family.

Ji
Review №66

Its new and a good place for good food and families.

Ti
Review №67

$1.00 tacos after 5!

Ch
Review №68

Awesome food,great service large dining area

St
Review №69

Great food , great price!!

da
Review №70

Food was delicious

Ch
Review №71

Foods great

Kr
Review №72

Definitely worth going again, the food was delicious.

Gr
Review №73

Cheap and yummy tacos after 5pm

Je
Review №74

Best burritos in town

Kr
Review №75

The food is awful...no flavor in the meat....the man behind the counter needs to take a break....his patience was very thin!

Ku
Review №76

When I am ready for a taco and queso, no place better!

Ro
Review №77

$1 tacos after 4pm must buy a drink (limit 4 tacos)

Ja
Review №78

Quick, cheap, and good !

Jo
Review №79

These guys get it!

Ch
Review №80

Great food great price

ci
Review №81

Great food and the people are amazing

Ro
Review №82

Good food good times

Er
Review №83

Love the new place.

Ve
Review №84

Great Food

Sh
Review №85

Awesome place to eat!

Jo
Review №86

$1.00 TACOS CAN'T BEAT THAT WITH A STICK!

Jo
Review №87

1$ tacos after 5PM. Say goodbye to taco bell

Be
Review №88

A local favorite

Mi
Review №89

Great tacos

Ga
Review №90

Great

Ch
Review №91

Good stuff!!!

Sa
Review №92

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4.7 Rating
  • Address:6838 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405, United States
  • Site:http://www.islandsfreshmexgrill.com/
  • Phone:+1 910-409-9860
Categories
  • Mexican restaurant
Working hours
  • Monday:11AM–10PM
  • Tuesday:11AM–10PM
  • Wednesday:11AM–10PM
  • Thursday:11AM–10PM
  • Friday:11AM–10PM
  • Saturday:11AM–10PM
  • Sunday:11AM–10PM
Service options
  • Takeout:Yes
  • Delivery:No
Health & safety
  • Mask required:Yes
Popular for
  • Lunch:Yes
  • Dinner:Yes
  • Solo dining:Yes
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible entrance:Yes
Offerings
  • Comfort food:Yes
  • Kids' menu:Yes
  • Quick bite:Yes
Amenities
  • Good for kids:Yes
  • High chairs:Yes
Atmosphere
  • Casual:Yes
Crowd
  • Groups:Yes
Payments
  • NFC mobile payments:Yes
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