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, vegetarian chili, specialty burgers and sandwiches and a complete lunch and dinner menu featuring many unique Spring dishes like Smoked Scallops, Peruvian Beer-Braised Duck, Sweet Corn Risotto,  and Smoke-Braised Venison. We also have weekend specials based on what tasty wild game and fish we can get our hands on.

We infuse Wilmington history with modern cuisine. Our building has been the home to some of the area’s most exciting restaurants of the past and we strive to make sure your visit to Platypus and Gnome makes it one of your favorite restaurants in Wilmington today. In an effort to preserve the memories of the past we are displaying memorabilia from Front Street News and Café Phoenix. If you have something from your scrapbook that you would like to add, please bring it by.