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Island Delights

316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
+1 910-328-1868
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (168 reviews)
“fries” (63 reviews)
“waffle cone” (14 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a fun family-friendly spot. We had delicious hamburgers. (I love it when I can get a burger Carolina style- mustard, onions, chili, slaw!) The fries were good. The ice cream was good and generously scooped. Our server was very friendly and efficient. Overall,...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food and great service. We visited the Island Delights 3 times during our stay at surf city. It was clean and reasonably price. The ice cream was really good. Large servings for the price.

Thank Latosha B
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Small place with unique decorations, there are lots of items to look at on the walls. The service was quick and attentive. Food was good. I would go back.

Thank Rodney1962
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

They had just opened April 1, so there were no lines at all... interesting decor and great ice cream! Glad I got my fix 🍦🍨🍦

Thank cocosmom62
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I eat the Island Delight Burger regularly during season. I love this place. The atmosphere, the food, and the service are all great.

Thank REOwings2
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Been eating burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream here for years ! Love the 50's theme. Great local folks with constantly wonderful food.

Thank DPWILSON1003
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This place has awesome limeade!!!! Other than that nothing knocks your socks off. It's typical beach food and nothing special. It does stay busy during the summers because it's easy to get to, fast food, and budget friendly.

Thank GabSettle
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Fried chicken sandwich was really good. Banana split was wonderful and the service was excellent. Loved the 50s decorations. Oldest son got a burger and said it was really good.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came for a weekend trip in September and tried this place. It was like a retro styled mom and pop kind of diner with antiques and 50s decor. Very happy with our visit, the place was clean and the servers were very sweet to us....More

Thank katkins94
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Simple little place with burgers and dogs, plus scooped ice cream. Has a nostalgic vibe with lots of vintage art, etc. A great cheap eat while on the island.

Thank TheOlives
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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
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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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