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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, American,
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
+1 910-328-5577
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (92 reviews)
“shrimp” (108 reviews)
“seafood” (101 reviews)
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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 1 week ago

Great place to eat! Best Shrimp and Grits around. We have eaten there sometimes 2 times a day when we are visiting Topsail. Great view of the ocean and you also see dolphins playing in the surf.

Thank 154eltone
Reviewed 1 week ago

Daddy Mac's is a great restaurant for fresh seafood and beautiful views, but they do not take reservations or call-aheads, so pack your patience! We waited about 35-40 minutes for a table on the patio, which really was not too much of a hassle thanks...More

Thank Katie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It can be hard to find a nice seafood place with a real lunch menu and lunch-menu prices. That's how we ended up at Daddy Mac's; we were looking for LUNCH -- not a dinner-priced meal served around noon! Kudos to Daddy Mac's for the...More

Thank Sonja B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant to eat at and the view of the ocean is great too. They have both inside and outside seating. Come early or call ahead.

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family of three adults and two children ate here Sunday , September 2. Wait time was about 45 minutes, due to last big week for the year at beach. The food and service were worth the wait. I had the maui Maui. It was prepared...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stop here when on Topsail Island. Ocean seating is very nice. The food is pricey but when combined with the view, we usually enjoy this place. Unfortunately, the hostess did not enter our phone number correctly when putting our family in the que...More

Thank ShannaCranmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went out to eat here one evening while visiting the island and loved our food so much! I had the tuna with pineapple salsa, a side salad, and grilled veggies. It’s a little more on the fancy side I’d say, so...More

Thank Angeleigh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on vacation in Surf City in August for a week and chose to eat out 2 nights; using Trip Advisor we chose this restaurant because it was reviewed however we were not highly impressed; my daughter had mahi tacos which I returned and...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great view here. The food is good and so is the service. We have been coming for 7 years and hit Daddy Macs every year!

Thank MeegsV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my wife, daughter and son-in-law out for lunch last Saturday to celebrate a birthday. Asked to sit outside but hostess said no tables left in the shade for a party of four. When we were seated next to a window, nice seats, I noticed...More

Thank Y3324PDwilliamw
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Questions & Answers
17 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!
1 January 2017|
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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 |
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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