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Sears Landing Grill & Boat

806 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6693
+1 910-328-1312
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab fritters” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (110 reviews)
“plantains” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
806 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6693
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant twice for breakfast and both times it fell short. This time the sausage was dry like it had been sitting under a heat lamp, the French toast was hard on edges, soggy in the middle and cold. Will not try again.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in twice while in the area for breakfast. Eggs, bacon, etc.. are always pretty standard fare. However they had the best grits I had in the area. I even stopped and got a to go order when we were leaving town. Plus you...More

1  Thank TJ H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just stopped in to grab an early dinner at Sears Landing yesterday evening. I ordered yellowfin tuna accompanied by fried green tomatoes. The tuna was outstanding and the side dish was great. It was nice to see the quality of the food has improved...More

1  Thank MaryAnn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed in the quality of food and service for the price. We had my grandchildren with us and had the feeling they didn't caterer to having children in the restaurant.

Thank ruppelm3
Reviewed 9 February 2018

i've honestly never had dinner here, but I do love it for lunch! Great service and staff and great view of the ICWW.

1  Thank Topsail T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Sears Landing is a wonderful family friendly restaurant we never miss out on! The service is always prompt, courteous and friendly. The food is all home-cooked and more than meets everyone's expectations. There isn't anything we've ever tried that wasn't worthwhile...my family and I love...More

1  Thank KimberlyK8991
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Great lunch on New's Year Eve with friends. Ate outside even though it was FREEZING outside, the back patio area was warm enough to be comfortable. Had catch of the day, grilled, exceptional and perfectly cooked. Crab cake is perfect, just as advertised no fillers;...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 21 December 2017

As a year round resident, I find Sears Landing always excellent. The food is to die for and the view is awesome. They have daily blackboard specials and greet you when you enter with a friendly welcome. Can't say enough how the owners support the...More

Thank Dagger2013
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed their restaurant so much that we returned the next day for breakfast. This place is ALWAYS good. Well managed, quick service, fresh food. We go multiples times when we are at Surf City and highly recommend it.

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Ate here two times...dinner was very good and very good service, had shrimp and it was yummy. Came for lunch and had the tuna melt and it was yucky! They use ahi and it was tough on the outside of it, could hardly taste the...More

Thank millgals
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Heather B
17 December 2017|
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Response from MaryAnn C | Reviewed this property |
They don't take reservations, if there Is a wait, they will put you on a wait list and call your party when your table is ready. They have rocking chairs which look out on the water that you can wait in. They also have a bar... More
24 March 2016|
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Response from motherDonnaof4 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember any steak either. We had Bloody Marys and hamburgers. Others had seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6693
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-1312
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