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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” (96 reviews)
“shrimp” (110 reviews)
“seafood” (108 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few lunches while we were house hunting on the Island. The deck view is amazing- right on the Ocean. The food is what you expect from a beach restaurant- burgers, fries and salads. Simple, good quality, with attentive severs and very clean. We...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank juliee526
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the very few places open during the off season here in Topsail. Food was decent, service was sub-par, speciality drinks are too expensive. Would definitely rate this place as average. Nothing to brag about.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TiffanyAdamBarker
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Had some free time today before a wedding and decided to tour topsail Beach. We drove from the north side and decided we wanted lunch.. Since it was early and not busy and a nice day we had to sit on the porch. The view...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Very relaxed, nice restaurant with view of water. If you want a crab cake, it is all crab but here it is North Carolina style which is flat like a pancake not fat like Maryland style. They didn't have hot black tea when we were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank decrocus
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Since I am not able to indulge in the delicious deep fried versions of the various seafood treats available in this part of the world, the waiter offered a choice of three grilled instead. Oysters, scallops and flounder - done well and suited my need...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Prompt service. Ocean front location with excellent views. Seating both inside and outside. Food is average. Price for value is average.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David K
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience! There was 4 of us and we all enjoyed our meals. I had food allergies when we were visiting and the waitress knew right away from meal I chose what in it I could eat and what to take off....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dana S
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Come early and bring friends. This place is the real deal !! Seafood steaks burgers crab cakes. On the ocean dining experience you can’t afford to miss. If you leave hungry you didn’t do it right!! What a great place to eat while you’re on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pepsi18arney
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great service! Absolutely incredible view if you sit outside!! Excellent food! The daddy Mac punch drink was my favorite! We will be back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank downum93
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 154eltone
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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
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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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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
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
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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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