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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
+1 910-328-5577
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (86 reviews)
“shrimp” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We decided to hit Daddy Mac's on a friend's recommendation before the drive back to Durham after a lovely couple days at the beach. We arrived at the perfect time, as the sun was just beginning to set and we were seated at an outside...More

Thank Johnny Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

I think this was the seafood place we liked the most. Right off the beach, and food was very good. A+

Thank Tim Q
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect for families - excellent service. The food is consistently good as well. Try the crab dip! And, you can’t beat the view!

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go for dinner try to be there right at 5pm. We had about a 20 min wait when we got there at 5:15pm. The crab dip was amazing! The pita bread you put the dip on was lighted fried and delicious. My husband...More

1  Thank wvu_mountaineer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came with a large group. The managers were timing the wait staff and busses. The staff all seemed nervous. The food was just okay. Our wait wasn't long which was nice.

Thank lindsaypleasant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this restaurant. The staff was very friendly, the selection of food was great and it tasted really good too! It would make a great restaurant for a romantic dinner as well for families and friends.

Thank Cntrychica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant while vacationing on Topsail Island. The food and service was great. It is right on the water so the views are great too. The crab dip appetizer is a must, easily the best I've ever had. We liked...More

1  Thank tuttlelt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for an early dinner. No wait and we sat near the window to see the view. Very nice. Pat was our waiter and he was very knowledgeable and a very good waiter. We started with the crab dip, which was just...More

Thank SharonRTRVI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They open at 5pm and expect a line before the door opens. Known for seafood but they offer steak and chicken with kids menu. Nice bar menu and seating. The food service was fast and friendly.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

#1 Warning going to dinner there may be a wait which can be lengthy, HOWEVER it is WELL WORTH the wait. We waited longer than necessary to sit on the deck which is right on the Beach. I had the Scallops and they were delectable....More

Thank BillCarraway
Topsail2002, Owner at Daddy Mac's Beach Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words. Very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to having you back again soon.

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Questions & Answers
16 April 2017|
Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Yes we do offer take out. Also, we have a bar area and a walk up staircase from the beach. Hope you join us!
31 December 2016|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
Place strawberries, light rum, and dark rum into a blender. Puree until smooth and pour into a tall glass. Rinse out blender, then puree banana, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut until smooth. Slowly pour the banana... More
Rebecca R
27 July 2016|
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Response from GabSettle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-5577
  • E-mail
Oceanfront dining at it's finest. Enjoy a wide selection of hand cut steaks, fresh island seafood, and the house specialties. A locals favorite since 2006.
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