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Englese's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria - CLOSED

13460 Hwy 50-210, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
+1 910-329-4200
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
19 Dec 2014
“Sparaco's is New Name of Englese's”
15 Nov 2014
“sign says under new management”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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13460 Hwy 50-210, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 19 December 2014

The new owners are in for a real struggle if the portion sizes are not adjusted to the relatively high price of their dinner dishes, and as a resident of SC, I think it's gonna be a struggle for Sparaco's to make it thru the...More

Thank Robin P W
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Well, if this is the way the new management is working out they won't be open for long. We walked in and didn't see anyone to seat us so we just grabbed our own table. After sitting there for 20 minutes and not seeing any...More

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 6 September 2014

My wife and I went to this place on our recent trip to TI and we really enjoyed the food. I had the Fettuccine with carbonara sauce and my wife had an off menu special suggested by the waitress (my apologies..i don't quite remember what...More

2  Thank K J
Reviewed 4 September 2014

When we entered I noticed most diners who were there still had a lot on their plates. I was hoping it was because of large portions and not quality but it appeared t be the latter. The waitress wasn't very knowledgeable about the dishes and...More

1  Thank Mario D
Reviewed 22 August 2014

We were renting a house in the area and stumbled onto this place. We walked in and ordered take out. We had to wait over half an hour but the wait was worth it. I would suggest calling ahead and putting your order in advance....More

1  Thank barnloves2travel
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We used their delivery service, which was extremely prompt and friendly. Our granddaughter was well-pleased with her order of chicken tenders and fries, which she is an expert on. My husband and I both had the stromboli, which were delicious. In hindsiiht, we could have...More

1  Thank theresca50
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Never been here before but stopped in after visiting Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Hospital. Service was good, food was better.

1  Thank Garnermom
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We stumbled onto Englese on our first night at Topsail. We were looking for a place that had a nice selection and would deliver at 9 pm. They did not disappoint. Chicken caciotore, salad, kids' pasta, raspberry cheescake and a bottle of wine. All delicious,...More

1  Thank Veronica S
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

We recommend getting brick oven pizza. It is the only thing that we ordered that was good. The dressings are homemade but their Italian and balsamic are terrible. Mostly vinegar. Their ranch dressing was delicious. My panko shrimp was very salty and I could only...More

Thank Paige N
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The most adverse aspect was that the atmosphere was just a half-step above pizzaria but we found the waitress (Noel) to be patient with an indecisive guest (the bar was out of a listed wine favorite). The Chicken Balsamic special was tasty and the servings...More

Thank Bob K
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  • Address: 13460 Hwy 50-210, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-329-4200
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