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Island Delights

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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
+1 910-328-1868
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very cute and unique. It has interesting decorations. Their philly sub was very good!

Thank Alicia K
Gahanna, Ohio
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stopped hear several times with our five grandkids. We just had the ice cream - excellent. The 50/60's décor was a big draw for the kids - especially the working juke box. Six ice creams for about $20 - a deal. Definitely make this a stop during your visit.

Thank Tom P
Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We love Island Delights! We visit for a fun treat of old fashioned burgers and milkshakes. The staff goes above & beyond to make our time there enjoyable. Our son love the classic "rides" like the dolphin and boat! We will continue to support this local business that provides a family environment and great service!

Thank thepucellas
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It is a little nostalgic place that reminds you of the 50s. The food is cooked fresh and made to order. Grill food mostly. But they also have great ice cream! Don't fill up on fries...save room for that cone!

Thank Sonya W
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

It this spot for a quick treat for the kids! Loved the environment so much we had to return the next night for dinner! Great little 50's still restaurant. Will definitely be making this a regular stop when we visit the island again!

Thank Tracy M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I come every year when we're in Topsail. The staff is friendly and it's such a cute little restaurant. We're always delighted to be eating at Island Delights. :)

Thank Kourtney F
Coeburn, Virginia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We have been to the island several times and never tried Island Delights until this trip. Let me say, we will definitely go back. I loved the Delight Burger, my daughter loved the chili cheese fries and bacon burger, my husband couldn't get enough of the onion rings. And the banana split...Yummm. And the food is very reasonably priced. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We have to stop in for the Orangeaid everry time we come to Topsail. It's always amazing. Island Delights hasn't changed a bit. Food is always excellent. What is not to love?

Thank Weird B
Lewes, Delaware
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

If you need a burger fix, stop by! Single, double, cheese, bacon...you name it. Order a basket of fries for the table and save room for hand dipped ice cream!

Thank Maloneys2
Surf City, NC
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Plain but good burgers, dogs, fish sasndwiches and more at a reasonable price. 1950's diner atmosphere and good milkshakes and ice cream for dessert. reasonable change of pace for a lunch or dinner change-up. take-out or eat in.

Thank rbarlett2244

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?