Where you live is all about your lifestyle. You can select apartments with all sorts of amenities these days, surrounded by entertainment and social opportunities. One thing most people forget about when researching apartments is the dining opportunities around their new home. If you’re stuck with no time or energy to prepare lunch or dinner, you’ll want to make sure you’re familiarized with some of the best restaurants in the area. There are some incredible places to eat when you’re dining near our downtown Wilmington apartments at MKT. Here are just a few of the places you should check out.

Cavanaugh’s Restaurant is a wonderful lunch spot for those looking for a stress-free experience. The restaurant has been keeping hungry midday crowds happy for over 24 years, while the family that owns Cavanaugh’s has been in the industry for over 90 years. Choose from delicious appetizers and entrees including burgers, salads, sandwiches, soups, and even seafood choices. Cavanaugh’s is designed as a meeting-friendly atmosphere for business lunches but is also great for those trying to squeeze in a delicious meal during their lunch break.

La Fia Bistro offers a diverse, seasonal menu with a focus on local and sustainable ingredients. Owner Chef Bryan Sikora ensures that everything is made in-house from the bread in the bread baskets to the delicious desserts. Guests can enjoy over 20 kinds of wine by the glass, as well as inventive lunch and dinner options such as striped bass and scallops; several kinds of handmade pasta, including potato gnocchi or veal tortellini; and small plates for a smaller palate, which feature foods like petite crab cakes and grilled Spanish octopus.

Merchant Bar is another wonderful option for those dining near our downtown Wilmington apartments, as it combines an elevated gastro bar with a chef-driven menu. They offer cocktails and food items that are built on the premise that high-quality ingredients will yield the best-tasting dishes and drinks. Guests can enjoy snacks and entrees such as tacos, pad thai, burgers, chicken wings, and dips served with chips. Many delicious drinks are offered as well, including classic and original cocktails, beer on draught, and several kinds of wine.

Farmer and the Cow is a great restaurant that offers not only an array of food but also events including 5-course dinners with whiskey pairings. Guests can pick from a wide selection of burgers, including bleu cheese burgers, lobster-crab cake burgers, bourbon apple and prosciutto burgers, burgers with all kinds of breakfast meat, and many more! Other items on the menu include salads, wings, ribs, mac & cheese, and several kinds of milkshakes.

No matter where you choose to dine in downtown Wilmington, you’re sure to find something incredible to satisfy your palate. Once you’ve eaten your fill, you can come back to your luxury home at MKT. We have several beautiful properties for you to choose from, whether you’re looking for a studio, one-, two-, or three-bedroom home. No matter what you’re looking for in a new home, we have an apartment that fits your specific needs.

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