WELCOME TO PLATYPUS AND GNOME

Platypus and Gnome provides a unique and enjoyable dining experience combining excellent food in an eclectic atmosphere with the chance to be in the heart of bustling Historic Wilmington, NC. We cordially invite you to come in and relax for lunch or dinner at a table downstairs or a cozy couch upstairs, you can also enjoy your meal outdoors and watch the world go by. Our menu has something for everyone. We have fabulous salads, homemade soups, specialty burgers and sandwiches and a complete entree menu featuring many unique fall dishes like Smoked Scallops,Turkey with Andouille and Apple Stuffing,Pumpkin Risotto, Swedish meatball panini and Smoke-Braised Venison.

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MENU SAMPLING

LUNCH MENU

Starters
Black Bean Pumpkin Chili
$9

Smoky vegetarian black bean chili served in a roasted pumpkin and topped with smoked goat cheese and scallions

Candied Bacon $8

House-smoked bacon topped with brown sugar, pecans, and a maple-bourbon glaze

Sandwiches

Pulled Duck Confit
$14

house-marinated, house-smoked duck confit, pulled and topped with apple ginger slaw, served on soft brioche

Squash Cake Sandwich
$10

spaghetti squash cake, fried goat cheese, house pickled cucumbers & jalepenos, LTO, & balsamic reduction on soft brioche

DINNER MENU

Entrees
Braised Venison
$26

house smoked-braised venison hand sliced and topped with wild mushrooms, drizzled with red wine reduction, served over turnip & potato mash with farm vegetable accompaniment

Turducken
$25

house-smoked turkey, chicken, duck, and apple andouille cornbread stuffing, seasoned with a cajun rub, and served over sweet potato mash and garlic butter green beans, topped with duck gravy

Smoked Scallops
$25

House-smoked and served with black rice, bacon-wrapped asparagus, sweet potato cakes, and topped with a brown butter pepper sauce

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo
$20

sauteed zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, bell & poblano peppers served atop roasted spaghetti squash and tossed with sweet potato Alfredo sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella

DINNER MENU

Brunch Specialties
Bacon Bacon Brunch Burger
$13

Bacon Burger with house-made bacon jam, hash brown, smoked bacon, gouda cheese, fried egg, and maple bourbon drizzle served on a Bourbon bun

Chicken & Waffle Panini
$13

Hand-breaded chicken, candied bacon, and egg served between waffles drizzled with house-made maple bourbon sauce

Honey Glazed Ham Omelette
$12

Honey Ham with carmelized shallot, sautéed arugula, and bleu cheese

Fall Harvest Omelette
$10

roasted spiced squash,  peppers, onions, & smoked goat cheese