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Fat Turtle Market & Tiki Bar

2181 New River Inlet Rd, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28460-9343
+1 910-541-2500
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I was visiting my friends that live in some condos on Topsail... And they always spoke about this... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Amanda K
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Cincinnati, Ohio
via mobile
Toes in the sand drink in my hand....

One beachin' afternoon while seeking shelter from a passing storm we happened to stumble upon this... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Fezziewhig
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Knightdale, North Carolina
via mobile
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Fat Turtle is North Topsail Beach's only Market and Tiki Bar. This establishment offers live entertainment, island drinks, sand volleyball, beach rentals, food/drink necessities, and more!
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  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
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“last visit” (2 reviews)
“evening” (2 reviews)
“tiki” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 02:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2181 New River Inlet Rd, North Topsail Beach, Topsail Island, NC 28460-9343
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+1 910-541-2500
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I was visiting my friends that live in some condos on Topsail... And they always spoke about this bar that you could crawl too... And it's true it's right over the dunes and I'll hop over Street to this little Tiki Bar from the ocean......More

4  Thank Amanda K
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

One beachin' afternoon while seeking shelter from a passing storm we happened to stumble upon this rustic open-air bar. Love that it's a come as you are no frills kind of environment. Definitely a great afternoon place to grab a cold brew, kick back and...More

1  Thank Fezziewhig
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Yes, it is funky. Yes, it is full of locals. Yes, ladies are welcome to use the bathroom inside the store. Yes...great music! We purposefully seek out these places for real experience rather than antiseptic, plastic venues. We were there very late...no food. Or I...More

1  Thank Kathy P
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I don't understand why people would go here. Aside from warm beer and old mismatch furniture, your bathroom is a port-a-potty. My husband and I have gone here twice on the way to or from the 4x4 beach and don't understand why we did afterwards....More

1  Thank Amethyst D
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Rob N, Owner at Fat Turtle Market & Tiki Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

I am sorry you did not have a good experience. Just a couple of notes. Ladies have always been able to use the indoor facilities. We have a very large group of locals that are very welcoming and friendly. We have during the summer live...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

The Fat Turtle has a tiki bar that provides a fun, outdoor, island-style evening for all! There is always live music and something going on at Fat Turtle! During my last visit the weather was cold, but this place stayed warmed with stand-up heaters and...More

4  Thank seashellbeachlady
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