Lunch at the BlueBird

Where every meal is a celebration of flavor and freshness.
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Welcome to the BlueBird, your go-to destination for a delicious lunch experience in the heart of downtown Wilmington. Whether you’re dining solo or catching up with friends or colleagues, our new café provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable lunchtime experience.

Lunches Crafted to Perfection

Visit the BlueBird and indulge in one of our mouth-watering handcrafted sandwiches, such as turkey and avocado, grilled herbed chicken, or roasted salmon pita. Each one is carefully crafted on artisan bread and bursting with flavor.

For those seeking a lighter option, our creative, open-faced tartines are a true delight. Perfectly balanced and bursting with flavor, they are a tasty alternative to the usual lunch fare.

And if you’re craving something healthy and wholesome, choose one of our made-to-order salad bowls. You can customize them to your heart’s content with a wide selection of bases, veggies, meats and sauces, and savor the satisfaction of a meal that’s as nourishing as it is delicious.

Whichever lunch option you choose, each bite is a testament to our commitment to freshness, quality and taste.

Beyond the Plate – A Place to Gather

The BlueBird is more than just a place to enjoy a great meal—it’s a community hub where friends and colleagues come together to connect over good food and conversation. Whether you’re grabbing a quick bite on your lunch break or lingering over a leisurely meal, you’ll find that there’s always a warm welcome waiting for you at the BlueBird.

So, when hunger strikes and you’re in search of the perfect lunch spot in downtown Wilmington, look no further than The BlueBird.

LUNCH SANDWICHES

TURKEY +AVOCADO
Smoked Turkey, avocado, alfalfa sprouts, cucumbers, oven-dried tomatoes, herbed dressing, on challah.

SENZA
Applewood smoked bacon, baby lettuce, avocado, sriracha aioli, and tomato-onion relish on baguette.

TACCHINO
Turkey, applewood smoked bacon, baby lettuce, avocado, sriracha aioli, and tomato-onion relish on baguette

SHORT RIB
braised short rib, aged Vermont cheddar, and horseradish relish, pickled cabbage on a ciabatta roll.

PRESSED GRILLED CHEESE
Fontina, VT cheddar, Parmesan, oven-dried tomato, roasted garlic, Dijon mustard, and herb spread on ciabatta

CHICKEN PITA
Grilled herbed chicken breast, tomato, red onion, parsley, baby lettuce, and avocado dressing in a pita.

ROASTED SALMON
Roasted salmon served with herbed mayo, arugula, red onion, pickled red cabbage, and oven-dried tomato, on a baguette.

CHICKEN SALAD
Hand-chopped grilled chicken breast tossed with herbs, craisins, and shallots, with Kewpie mayonnaise and alfalfa sprouts on a multigrain baguette.

CURRIED CAULIFLOWER
Curried cauliflower, toasted almonds, spicy hummus, roasted red peppers, golden raisins, and arugula in a whole wheat wrap

CAPRESE
Fresh mozzarella, sliced tomatoes, baby arugula, and basil pine nut pesto on ciabatta.

TARTINES
Open-faced Tribeca Bakery Sourdough base

PROSCIUTTO & FIG
Fig jam, gorgonzola spread, arugula, prosciutto di Parma

SMOKED SALMON
Chevre spread with red onion, capers and arugula

MUSHROOM
Minced shiitake, maitake and portabella spread, truffle oil, and shaved grana Padano

RICOTTA
With fresh berries and local honey pomegranate glaze $9
Add sliced speck (smoked prosciutto) +$4

BOWLS AND SALADS

BASE BOWL
Farro, Quinoa, Couscous, White Beans, Basmati Rice, Bulgur, Lentils, Chick Peas

VEGGIES
Ratatouille, Grilled Peppers and Eggplant, Olive Tapenade, Roasted B’nut Squash, Corn, Tomatoes

LETTUCE
Arugula, Baby Kale, Romaine

MEATS
Grilled spicy chicken breast*$, Carnitas*$, Braised shortrib*$, Taso*$,Smithfield Smoked Ham*$

SAUCES
Avocado dressing, Creamy ranch, Roasted Shallot Balsamic, Siracha Kewpie Mayo, Lemon Vinaigrette

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad
Toscana Kitchen Salad
Baby Kale and Beet Salad

House salad, field greens, tomatoes, pickled onions, curried cauliflower, toasted almonds
Small house side salad