Wilmingtonbiz logo
Print
Restaurants

Intracoastal Seafood Now Open On Oleander Drive

By Jessica Maurer, posted Apr 12, 2017
Intracoastal Seafood Market is now open at 5039 Oleander Drive. (Photo by Jessica Maurer)
Intracoastal Angler owner Phillip David opened the doors Monday to Intracoastal Seafood Market, a store dedicated to locally caught seafood.
 
Although David has practiced law for the past 30 years, recreational fishing is a hobby he has always shared with his three sons. He bought Intracoastal Angler 10 years ago and moved it from off of Wrightsville Avenue to its current location at 6332 Oleander Drive.
 
“At Intracoastal Angler, we deal with a lot of people who are catching large amounts of fish in local waters,” said David. “It’s always been at the back of my mind to open another business to help support local commercial fishermen."
 
David purchased the lot at 5039 Oleander Drive five years ago with the intent to one day open another business on the property. When he met Selby Lewis a few years back, the two began discussing the idea of a fish market.
 
Lewis is a veteran commercial fisherman, having spent the past 30 years fishing in the waters surrounding the Port City. David had the desire to help local commercial fishermen sell their catch and Lewis had the desire to spend a little less time on the boat.
 
“I’ve been doing this since I was 12 years old,” Lewis said. “You kind of get addicted to it, but I’m ready to have some more time with my family and I’ll be happy to go out on the boat just a couple of times a week.”
 
And so Lewis will manage Intracoastal Seafood, bringing with him a large circle of contacts within the commercial fishing industry who are eager to help supply a new outlet.
 
“This is something we’re very excited about and hope that people will be glad to have a place where they can easily access fresh seafood,” David said.
 
For now, customers can expect to find locally caught black sea bass, wahoo, triggerfish, vermillion snapper and grouper, said Lewis. The market will bring in oysters, clams and shrimp as well as tuna, flounder and catfish, just to name a few.

Intracoastal Seafood will also carry a variety of condiments, seafood breading and sauces, and hopes to carry some fresh produce in the coming months.

Have a tip for Restaurant Roundup? Email [email protected].

Story On The Map

Join The Discussion

Similar Stories

Book On Business

Bob2017

The 2017 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!
Print Only
$24.95 - Qty
Print + Excel File
$79.95 - Qty

In The Current Issue

Legal Elite Features 22 Area Attorneys

The group of 669 lawyers who made Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite list this year included a couple dozen Wilmington-area lawyers.

Is Cape Fear Ready For Its Close-Up?

As the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament in May nears, Wilmington-area businesses, transportation officials and tourism officials are...

Counting The Days On Home Sales

Competition continues to heat up in the local housing market, trends that have led to ongoing drops in a statistic Realtors watch – days on ...

Ico topnews Editor's Picks

Elected Officials Consider Options For Saving Echo Farms Property

Cece Nunn - Apr 28, 2017 Trending News

MarKraft Acquires Apex Cabinet Company

Staff Reports - Apr 28, 2017

What Does PPD's Latest Deal Mean?

Cece Nunn - Apr 27, 2017 Trending News

Report: Local Apartment Vacancy Rate Remains Low

Cece Nunn - Apr 28, 2017
Technology

Cloudwyze

CloudWyze was created to help businesses focus and perform at their optimal level. It is difficult to find and implement the right technology for your company. That’s where we can help. We have exp ...more

Ico trending Trending News

Ico newsinimages News in Pictures

Have a tip, pitch or guest column?  Send us a tip.

Gallery Galleries

Video Videos

Wilmington's Most Intriguing People of 2016
WilmingtonBiz Expo - Key Note Lunch with Keynote Lunch with Chip Mahan - 2016

Register to Continue Seeing Wilmington's Best Business Coverage!


There are three ways to register for free.

Sign in with LinkedIn, Facebook or create an account:



Already registered? Login here.

Your free registration includes:

  • Access to 10 articles per month on WilmingtonBiz.com
  • Email updates to stay informed on local business news
  • A mobile optimized website
  • Advanced notification of Business Journal events
  • Management of your digital and print subscriptions
Laptop iphone ipad