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Mainsail Restaurant - CLOSED

404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
+1 910-328-0010
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“scampi” (6 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We love the fried oysters and seafood platters! Can’t beat it! Always take our good friends for an amazing dinner... never disappointed! Friendly service... always the best food. And good times had by all

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I went with high expectations after reading some of the other reviews, unfortunately we left feeling very underwhelmed. The decor was very blah, the food was good, but not overly impressive, the service on the other hand was excellent! Will try somewhere else next time.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank LeneCob
Reviewed 17 September 2017

When on vacation at the beach, I am always happy to find a good seafood restaurant because of the proximity to fresh catches. In the morning, we watched shrimp boats off-shore so for dinner I was happy to order the fried shrimp platter and quite...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank GardenBeets
Reviewed 28 August 2017

There were three in my dinner party and we were seated immediately. Our gracious waitress explained the specials and answered our questions patiently. Two of us started with the shrimp bisque. It was creamy and delicious. I had a chicken dish which was superb. My...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Marvin F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My wife and I decided to try the Mainsail because of the ratings it received on TripAdvisor. It opened at 5:00 PM and we arrived around 5:20 PM. We were promptly seated and our drink order was taken. When the server returned to take our...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bill G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant down in surf city. Meals we delicious. There were 18 of us and everyone loved there meal. Service was friendly. Nice menu choices. Delicious seafood. Had the best sea bass I have ever had. Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank lisawF760XK
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Mainsail was definitely underwhelming in terms of decor, but the food was good and so were the drinks. I'd definitely recommend the loaded baked potato which was amazing! My boyfriend and I didn't wait very long (maybe 10 minutes), but seemed like big groups...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Faithlynn7
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Family type restaurant. Steak and seafood was good. Special was expensive but everything else was priced as expected.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank laragona
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The service here is excellent. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. I had the crab stuffed flounder. It was very tasty, but the sides are fair to average. I felt it was a bit pricey for what was served.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank kimdN5684ER
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was a bit skeptical about this place based on reviews, but opted for Mainsail because we could make a reservation. Food was great from coconut shrimp & raw oyster appetizers to 3 of our 4 entrees. The crab soup had a ton of crab...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank twa184
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-0010
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