Print
Restaurants

Wrightsville Beach Eatery Closing After 32 Years, Could Be Sold

By Jessica Maurer, posted Oct 12, 2018
The current owner of Causeway Café at 114 Causeway Drive in Wrightsville Beach is retiring. (Photo from Causeway Cafe)

Dave Monaghan, owner of Causeway Café in Wrightsville Beach, announced Friday that the restaurant will be closing its doors after 32 years in business.

The last day of operation by the current owner of the restaurant at 114 Causeway Drive will be Nov. 4.

Monaghan told customers, via the restaurant’s Facebook page, that the time has come for retirement.

“It’s been a tough decision, but I’ve been thinking about it for about four months now,” said the 63-year-old Monaghan. “It’s time to go have a life.”

A favorite among locals and visitors, the Causeway has served a full range of breakfast and brunch items since 1987.

“This restaurant has played such a huge role in our lives since 1987 as we’ve seen family, customers, employees, and our own selves grow up in these tables and booths,” Monaghan said in the post. “But as all good things must come to an end, we’re very much looking forward to spending more time with family and friends in wonderful Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington.”

Monaghan went on to thank customers for their business and support, and to say that he hopes a potential buyer is out there that will perhaps carry on the Causeway, which he describes as a Southern-style beach café.

“I’ve dedicated a third of my life to this restaurant so of course I’d love to see someone carry it on,” Monaghan said. “I can’t imagine how I’m going to feel walking out the door on the last day.”

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Img 0801

The 3 Most Important Questions Before You Retire

Brett Tushingham - Tushingham Wealth Strategies
Mc2 56882

2019 Homebuilding Market Demand & Pricing

Scott Byers - Majestic Kitchen & Bath Creations
Deedee gasch

Analyzing the Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Tiger Woods, His Bar, and His Girlfriend: A Lawyer’s Perspective

Deedee Gasch - Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

Trending News

Entrepreneur Richard Johnson's Latest Project Aims To Boost Burgaw

Johanna Cano - Jun 14, 2019

Nearly Done With The Pearl, Developer Plans 32 More Downtown Apartments

Cece Nunn - Jun 14, 2019

Plastics Molding Manufacturer Gets Its Start In Wilmington

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 14, 2019

New Hanover Regional Grows To A $1.2B Operation

Vicky Janowski - Jun 14, 2019

Field Of Vision

Jenny Callison - Jun 14, 2019

In The Current Issue

Looking At NC's Film Industry Future

Recent events may or may not mean a clearer future for the film industry in North Carolina. Its grant funding is part of current state budge...


NHRMC Recognized For Patient Experience

New Hanover Regional Medical Center was recognized for its patient experience through the Healthgrades 2019 Outstanding Patient Experience A...


MADE: Production Capacity

From power cords to nuclear fuel, manufacturing companies across the Cape Fear region are making a wide range of products. Here’s a recap of...

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`
Transporting the Future - Power Breakfast 3.12.2019
Health Care Heroes 2018