Small Plates: $15 each
or 3 for $38

Platypus and Gnome provides a unique and enjoyable dining experience, combining excellent food in an eclectic atmosphere. We cordially invite you to come in and relax for lunch or dinner at our new location, just before the drawbridge at Wrightsville Beach. Our menu has something for everyone. We have fabulous salads, homemade wild boar soup, specialty burgers and sandwiches and pizzas.


7205 Wrightsville Ave. • (910) 769-9300


Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. • Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.


Alligator Gumbo  $15
Cajun-style gumbo with alligator andouille sausage and alligator tail over dirty rice.

Venison  $15
Venison tenderloin seared over Millie pap (south African style cheesy grits), topped with a blueberry balsamic reduction.

Wild Boar Ramen  $15
Miso-based ramen with braised wild boar, carrots, mushroom, soft boiled egg, and green onions.

Greek Lamb Pizza  $15
Personal sized pizza with a pesto base, topped with our 5-cheese blend and feta, smoked lamb leg, kalamata olives, artichokes, and roasted tomatoes

Slider Trio  $15

  • Venison French-onion: venison patty, caramelized onions and mushrooms, Swiss cheese.
  • Camel: braised camel with harissa (pepper sauce), pickled onion, and goat cheese.
  • Boar: shaved smoked boar, barbeque, and apple-carrot-fennel slaw

Tuna  $15
Seared tuna with a chermoula (Algerian-style chimichurri) and honey-roasted carrots

Thank you for supporting local eateries during Port City Taste’s restaurant week.