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Island Delights

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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
19103281868
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11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Manchester
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Had the most fabulous chocolate ice cream here after having dinner at Buddy's. Here is a picture of the decadence This would turn a chocolate hater into a chocolate lover with one bite!! It has crushed hazelnuts mixed in!!

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Thank Frank P
Westfield, Indiana
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stopped here after checking out some shops in the area. It has a great old drive in feel (without the drive in). Good classic food and wonderful ice cream.

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Thank Mary M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This is my go to lunch spot after a morning on the beach. Very family friendly, good burgers and homemade chicken salad. And ice cream! Very casual, so throw on a tee shirt and flip flops and check it out.

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Thank Amy S
Roanoke, Virginia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Family of five. Quick, excellent service! We had 4 ice creams and a shake. All of it was awesome! Great place for families . For all of us it was $18. Very reasonable.

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Thank Shawn H
North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

My family absolutely loves this restaurant! I have been coming since I was a child and love that my child enjoys it so much. The food is great especially the burgers and you have to have a corn dog. Love the atmosphere with all the old fashion ride on toys and the chicken who lays eggs with little treats. If... More 

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Thank wilmelisnc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

My favorite place with my daughter and I. We cant drive by without stopping for lunch or ice cream. Service is always prompt and the prices are inexpensive. Very family friendly.

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Thank cathy hightides
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

One of these times we'll go for something other than ice cream but so far that's all we've ever got at Island Delights - and we have gone there plenty of times for the ice cream! The ice cream is excellent and there are usually plenty of flavors to choose from. My latest favorite is the blueberry cheesecake.

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Thank Scott E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Stopped here for lunch after visiting the pier and doing some fishing. Service was great and very friendly. Food was not over the top but it was god and for the price it was not bad at all. Lost a couple quarters trying to play some music from the jukebox but they have a few other old time coin machines... More 

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Thank Sean M
Durham, North Carolina
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great owners/operators dishing out coffee and pastries in a book store peddling used cook books! And it work! I've had the chocolate croissant (not an every day occurrence from what i'm told) and the huge sticky buns.... both are outstanding. I'm sure they do quality ingredients and speciality diet stuff... its just that kind of place. But, for me, it... More 

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Thank EclecticBull
Wilmington, North Carolina
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

With the tourists gone, we went back onto the island and had a delicious hamburger. It's a 50's themed restaurant that has been here forever. The food is basic and good. It's also one of the only restaurants on the Island that doesn't try to suck your wallet dry. It also has a great selection of ice-cream.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
Cuisine
American
Meals
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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: 19103281868
Description
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?