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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%
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“ice cream” (172 reviews)
“burgers” (70 reviews)
“fries” (58 reviews)
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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever want to take a step back into the past, then this game place is right up your alley. They have great 50’s memorabilia and a burger that will take you back to a place that you once forgot but remember fondly. Great...More

Thank Lance S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun place to grab a cone of ice cream. My kids love it and we've been going for years. Staff is really friendly.

Thank MindyWC
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We have been going here since we were kids. It’s a great place to go. Good food, atmosphere like a ‘50s diner, staff very nice. And the ice cream bar!!!!!!!!

Thank Pam E
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This is our absolute favorite. Classic burger and fry place. We do lunch here 3-4 times during a week visit

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We have been vacationing at Topsail Island for many years, and Island Delights is a particular favorite. The atmosphere, quick and friendly service are outstanding. It's a nice walk from our condo and we enjoy it very much.

Thank KimberlyK8991
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We were very pleased at the extensive number of Ice Cream flavors we had to make our selection. After making our selections I will simply say we were both very pleased with the flavor we selected and now been back several times!!

Thank leonrdanielsjr
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in once we were sure they were open with the off season hours. I had a burger and fries with gravy while my husband had a grilled chicken sandwich and a slaw dog. It was a decent burger, tasted like my dad's right...More

Thank Danigirl25
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly employees, food is consistent. Love all of the little things they have for children to enjoy.

Thank tanyabhairgrove
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, typical diner place, however the service was great and the ice cream was good! Definately get your money's worth!

Thank KelseynErick Y
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We walked to Island delights for some ice cream. The teens working were friendly and surprisingly fast at getting through the long lines that were almost constant. The ice cream was just ok, and the decor is a bit too much and overwhelming to have...More

Thank Matt F
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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