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Shopping in Topsail

Mia has a very cute little shop with lots of beach gifts. I purchased a beautiful bracelet and... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Traci M
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Imperial, Pennsylvania
Love this Shop

My family and I have been coming to Topsail every year for the past 13 years. We go to the same... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
sharonw816
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 shopping experiences in One Huge Store! Located in the original well-loved Docksider builder on the mainland. Visit The Pantry at Mia's ~ Old-fashioned candy, 32 flavors of salt water taffy, dips, mustards and salsas, & the best pretzels & chips...more
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14061 Nc Highway 50, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6536
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Mia has a very cute little shop with lots of beach gifts. I purchased a beautiful bracelet and necklace that will always remind me of this trip. I recommend you check out Mia's.More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Traci M
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you, Traci! We're are so pleased you had an enjoyable visit with us! We really strive to make our shop a little different and glad you were able to find what speaks to you! We're glad you found us on your vacation and trust...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming to Topsail every year for the past 13 years. We go to the same shops every year to help support them. Mia's is one of our favorite shops. They have unique pieces clothing, and jewlery. The people that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank sharonw816
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you, Sharon! We also hope you continue to shop with us when you vacation in Topsail! We pride ourselves as being a little different - in a good way! Our staff loves what they do, and I'm so glad it shows. So the only...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

One of the worst customer service experiences I have encountered. This shop must be making enough that they don't need to gain new customers. I am an adult and am capable of carrying around a drink while shopping but apparently they don't allow that or...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank ebatten
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Most stores in the area, other than the tourist beach stores, will not permit food and drinks. We are not a restaurant. We do, however, sell merchandise that can be ruined by just one spilled drink. Accidents do happen, and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I frequent this shop. It has special gift items from clothing to home decor. It also has a candy store in the back.More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank GabSettle
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review! It's always a pleasure to hear you shop with us on a regular basis. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your shopping experience even better! You can always speak to us in person,...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It's kind of uncomfortable-- you get the feeling someone is staring at you--there are a lot of shops like this, prey on tourists...I want to support local business but I can't bring myself to buy anything in there.More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank bdstacy13
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on being a 'non-touristy' type of shop. Our Local clientele is happy to find local high-quality, reasonably priced gifts, home decor, apparel, jewelry and pantry and candy. Our Tourists love us because we are unique in our...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

We found the shop to have lovely items. (All overpriced). The consistent rudeness of the same sales lady year after year has keep my family from visiting this store. My family has taken yearly vacations to Topsail for the last 20 plus years, visiting and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Guinea1957
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

I apologize you feel you were stalked. We have many unique items that are not in your typical stores. For that reason, we like to be close by our valued customers to offer back-stories to the products, gifts and apparel - educating them and offering...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Love this little store, fits in great with the little beach town vib. Little unique treasures. Not your usual touristy, same old itemsMore

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank seashells9
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you had a good visit, and found some unique pieces. We pride ourselves on being a little 'different' and not the typical tourist shop. We hope you'll visit again soon or...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of my go to shops for gifts and home. I love the unique pieces and their inventory is constantly updating. I can't get enough of Mia's. I buy house warming gifts, wedding gifts, Christmas, and birthday gifts. Best of all I buy...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank GabSettle
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you, Gabrielle, for the review! We are so pleased you can cover all your bases here at Mia's! Because we all love our products, it's so easy to share stories and share the LOVE with y'all! We look forward to seeing you again soon...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautiful gift item's, nostalgic candies, intensely scented candles, nice clothing items, and most important of all, a fabulously friendly staff who make shopping fun! I loved just browsing here and talking with the very southern and very friendly lady who works here. If I am...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank KelticKate
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to your next visit. We are so fortunate to have wonderful women working with us, who share our passion for unique things and love meeting customers, who ultimately become friends. Don't forget you can shop online...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little store with a little bit of everything. Very friendly staff. Great selection of classic candy. We went back just for their dips. Very friendly staff. Worth the stop. Did I mention their staff is very friendly…

Date of experience: October 2016
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Fred K
28 May 2015|
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Response from sandilowry | Property representative |
Yes, we have gift certificates! Any denomination. Thank you for your interest! We realize you have choices, and we thank you for choosing Mia's Marketplace.
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Myrna A
25 May 2015|
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Response from sandilowry | Property representative |
Our summer hours are: Mon, Tues, Wed & Sat: 10am - 6pm Thurs & Fri: 10am - 7pm Sunday: 11am - 4pm
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