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Island Delights

316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
+1 910-328-1868
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stopped in to buy ice cream . The young ladies working behind the counter immediately spoke and asked if they could help. I noticed on the wall the 99 grade certificate. The restaurant was very clean and quaint. The ice cream was good also.

Thank 28412traveler
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Food is reasonable. Service was good. We had no complaints. It's a must-visit when you come to Surf City, NC.

Thank RangerBella
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Have been here several times during this Summer. They have dipped ice cream and soft serve and it is all good. Very old fashioned type diner. Will keep going.

Thank Fred G
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A great place for lunch with a family! We took our adult kids first and went back the next day with my parents. My step-dad got a kick out of playing the juke box! He was doing some serious reminiscing. Very cool! Great lunch too.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Just went for ice cream this time. Good Hershey ice cream they also have soft serve. I've been there to eat in the past pretty good food. It's has a great fifty's theme to it. Staff was friendly and quick to take your order on...More

Thank show1969
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Stopped here twice to get the grandkids ice cream cones. Good waffle cones and ice cream. The staff was helpful and pleasant, made for a fun experience.

Thank troyoh
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A must stop for lunch. They have an amazing flounder sandwich and great onion rings. Pair it with an Orange Ade drink and you're all set! It's been a family tradition since I was a small child.

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We've only been for ice cream si I can't speak on the other foods they offer. I say funky because not only is it a ice cream shop and cafe but also a little museum of eclectic pieces from the past. Ice cream is Hershey's....More

Thank FoodDudeDaddy
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here for the experience as much as the food. It has a lovely 50s theme to it and a great menu. We arrived as a party of 10 and there was no space inside so our very friendly waitress suggested we sit outside and...More

Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

So, the food is ok. But, you don't go here for the food. You go to play the old fashioned jukebox, look at the cool collections, ride the mechanical horse, and enjoy hand dipped ice cream. I love visiting. And so does my son. It's...More

Thank Janet B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-1868
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Hand Pattied Burgers, Subs, Pitas, Salads, BBQ and all the fixins..Full HARD DIP ICE CREAM BAR and SOFT SERVE. 50s Style Dining, 2 antique Jukeboxes, kiddie rides and walls of Nostalgia..FUN...
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