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A newcomer to the Wilmington food scene, Cornelia’s pairs land- and sea-inspired fare with a dazzling selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails. Regular favorites include fried chicken dinners, shrimp and grits and homemade cobblers.

Weekly Specials

Tuesday

Date Night Special
$50 per couple, pre-fixed menu.

Wednesday

Pasta and Wine night

Thursday

Wings and Brews

Friday

Live music

Saturday

Prime Rib night

(Reservations recommended)

Cocktails

Smoked Maple Old Fashioned

Woodford Reserve Bourbon, maple syrup, bitters, and Bordeaux cherry

$15

La Vida Paloma

Espolon Tequila, St. Germain, organic agave, grapefruit, lime, club soda & tajin rim

$12

Vanilla Mango Mojito

Cape Fear rum, mango, fresh lime, house-made vanilla syrup, fresh mint

$12

Cucumber Fizz

End of Days Luna Bloom Gin, St. Germain, lime, simple, fresh cucumber, splash of club

$14

Sunset Martini

Mandarin and Lemon Vodka’s, Cointreau, orange juice, hibiscus infused syrup, grenadine & sugared rim

$14

The Davis Painkiller

Bacardi Silver, pineapple, orange, coconut Meyers Rum floater & sprinkled with nutmeg

$12

Bluesy Bellini

Deep Eddy’s Peach Vodka, Prosecco, splash of house-made blue spirulina simple syrup

$12

Mocktails

Tropical Escape or Lavender Limeade Mojito

$6
*add a shot of Cape Fear Rum – additional $6

On Tap

Mad Mole Bavarian Wheat - $7
Sam Adams Cold Snap Ale - $7
Waterline Kolsch - $7
Tropical Lightening IPA, ILM - $8
Sparkling Prosecco - $9

Bottles and Cans

Mich Ultra, Miller Lite, Yuengling - $4
Stella Artois - $5
Riviera Mexican Lager - $5
Pernicious, IPA - $6
Electric Fog light, IPA - $7
Angry Orchard Apple Cider - $5

Whites by the glass

Elouan Rose’ - $12
Canyon Road Pinot Grigio - $9
Sean Minor Chardonnay - $10
Mer Soleil Chardonnay - $14
Duck Hunter Sauv Blanc, NZ - $12

Reds by the glass

Carmel Road Pinot Noir - $9
Leda Truffle Hunter Blend - $9
Quilt Threadcount Blend - $12
Sean Minor Cabernet Sauv - $12
Bonanza Cabernet Sauv - $14
Sparkling Prosecco Split or Sparkling Mia Moscato Split - $12

Starters

Fried Green Tomatoes

Layered with cajun remoulade and pimento cheese served with a fresh corn salsa

$13

Calamari Fritti

Lightly fried calamari served with house-made marinara sauce and lemon basil aioli

$12

Baked Crab Dip

Lump Crab meat, house-made cheese blend, fresh lemon,  Worcestershire and Old Bay served with garlic crostini

$14

Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Prosciutto - GF

Roasted brussels topped with prosciutto, parmesan cheese, balsamic reduction, and panko bread crumbs

$10

Asian style sticky ribs* - GF

Dry rubbed with Chefs special seasonings, slow cooked and basted with an asian stick glaze

$18

*Available only during dinner

Homemade Baked Bacon Mac & Cheese

Cavatappi pasta tossed in a creamy cheese blend, topped with crispy bacon, cheddar and baked to perfection

$11

Steamed Mussels - GF

Steamed in garlic, white wine, served with garlic crostini

$15

Wings (6) - GF

Sauces – Buffalo, Garlic Buffalo, Garlic Parmesan, Teriyaki, BBQ, Sweet Chili
Dry Rubs – Lemon Pepper, Old Bay, Ranch

$10

GF – Gluten Free Options Available

20% auto-gratuity added to parties of 8 or more

*These items may be served raw or undercooked or may contain raw or undercooked ingredients.  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Soups and Salads

Crock of French Onion

$7

Soup du Jour

Market Price

Salmon Salad *

Grilled or Blackened Salmon on a bed of mixed greens roasted vegetables, candied pecans and choice of dressing

$18

Cobb Salad

Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, onion, sliced turkey, shredded cheddar, bacon, avocado and hard boiled egg

$17

House Salad

Mixed greens, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions,  carrots with choice of dressing

Large – $9 / Side – $6

Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce tossed with caesar dressing, croutons, and topped with parmesan cheese

Large – $10 / Side – $7

Add protein to any salad:

Grilled or blackened

chicken – $5
shrimp – $7
salmon* – $8

Dressings – Italian, Ranch, Blue Cheese, Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigarette, Red Wine Vinaigarette

Handhelds

With choice of french fries, onion rings, coleslaw or pasta salad

Cornelia's Club Sandwich - GF

Ham, turkey, swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on ciabatta

$14

Wilmingtonian Burger* - GF

Fried green tomato, lettuce, red onion, applewood smoked bacon, pimento cheese with garlic aioli on a brioche bun

$16

BBQ Burger* (8oz) - GF

Applewood smoked bacon, onion ring, cheddar cheese, and our house-made BBQ sauce on a brioche bun

$15

Chicken Caesar Wrap - GF

Choice of grilled or blackened chicken, romaine lettuce, and parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing

$13

Chicken Caprese Wrap - GF

Grilled or blackened Chicken, pesto, balsamic reduction, spinach, tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella cheese

$14

Summer Shrimp Wrap - GF

Grilled or blackened shrimp, fresh house-made lemon aioli, lettuce and tomato

$13

The Reuben - GF

Hot pastrami, sauerkraut, swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing served on marbled rye

$15

The French Dip - GF

Slow roasted in-house sliced prime rib dipped in au jus with caramelized onions, and melted provolone cheese on a hoagie roll

$13

Tuna Salad Melt - GF

House-made tuna salad with melted cheddar on sourdough

$13

Classic BLT - GF

Applewood smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo on toasted wheat, white, or rye bread

$11

Ham and Gruyere Sandwich - GF

Slow cooked ham, gruyere cheese, homemade honey-dijonaise served on Texas toast

$14

Sides

French fries, coleslaw, pasta salad, onion rings

$4

Gluten Free Options Available

20% auto-gratuity added to parties of 8 or more

 

*These items may be served raw or undercooked ingredients.  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Soups

Crock of French Onion

$7

Soup du Jour

Market Price

Salads

Salmon Salad*

Grilled or blackened Salmon on a bed of mixed greens roasted vegetables, gorgonzola, candied pecans and choice of dressing

$18

Caprese Salad

Fresh mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, roasted red peppers, spinach, capers, olive oil, basil, topped with balsamic reduction

$12

House Salad

Mixed greens, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onions, carrots with choice of dressing

Large – $9 / Side – $6

Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce tossed with Caesar dressing, croutons, and topped with parmesan cheese

Large – $10 / Side – $7

Add Protein to any salad:

grilled or blackened chicken – $5
grilled or blackened shrimp – $7
grilled or blackened salmon* – $8

Dressings – Italian, Ranch, Blue Cheese, Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigarette, Red Wine Vinaigarette

Bread – available upon request

Entrees

Chicken Marsala

Sauteed chicken breast in marsala wine, mushrooms and a veal demi served over rosemary garlic mashed potatoes

$22

Chicken Saltimbucca

Lightly breaded chicken, topped with prosciutto and sage in a white wine garlic sauce with rosemary garlic mashed and spinach

$26

Bone-in Pork Chop - GF

Grilled 12oz bone in chop finished with a bourbon gastrique, served with rosemary garlic mashed and sauteed broccoli

$28

Shrimp and Grits - GF

Sauteed shrimp, andouille sausage, tri-colored peppers,  white wine, finished with a butter cream sauce and served over parmesan stone grits

$18

Fresh Local Catch of the week * - GF

Chef’s choice prepared with dirty rice and sauteed spinach

$30

Fresh Grilled Salmon * - GF

Brushed with herb butter and served on a bed on rosemary garlic mashed potatoes and parmesan crusted asparagus

$32

Southern Style Ribs - GF

Pork ribs rubbed with country style seasonings, slow cooked and smothered in a home-made BBQ sauce and served with rosemary garlic mashed potatoes

half – $18 / full – $32

Grilled 14 oz Ribeye* - GF

Marinated boneless ribeye, topped with a sherry mushroom demi and served with rosemary garlic mashed and broccoli

$36

8 oz Filet Mignon * - GF

Espresso rubbed tender filet mignon with rosemary garlic mashed potatoes and parmesan crusted asparagus

$38

SPLIT PLATE CHARGE – $6, which includes larger side portions

Cordials

Limoncello, Kahlua, Baileys, Chambord, Frangelico

$10

Kids Menu

Cavatappi Pasta

Choice of marinara sauce or butter and parmesan cheese

$8

Grilled Cheese with fries

$8

Chicken Tenders with fries

$8

Quarter Pound Cheeseburger with fries

$8

We proudly serve Coca Cola products

GF – Gluten Free Options Available

20% auto-gratuity added to parties of 8 or more

 

*These items may be served raw or undercooked ingredients.  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.

Dessert

Key Lime Pie

$7

Cheesecake

$9

House-made Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Cake

$10

House-made Peach Cobbler with vanilla bean gelato

$10

Weekly gelato special - scoop

$7