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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
+1 910-328-5577
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (78 reviews)
“shrimp” (83 reviews)
“seafood” (76 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hostesses seem pretty out of it. It was clear that there was little organizational skills with the staff. We arrived around 5:30pm, thinking it wouldn't be so crowded. We were wrong. Because we were a large party we had to wait for a table....More

Thank xplrmor4me
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice environment for kids. Good food. Good service. Love the deck view. We waited around 30 minutes to be seated about 5:45.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Possibly the only restaurant on the island with such a wonderful ocean view. We go there at least 3 or 4 times every time we are in Topsail. Mostly for lunch, but we've gone for dinner occasionally. The view is spectacular so you have to...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went early (arrived about 5:15). The service was excellent but.......the food was overpriced and forgettable. We are finding it challenging to find restaurants on the island that we would return to.

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Long time for food (there were only 3 tables busy including ours) - food not that great - service was ok - a little dirty on the surroundings - pricy, pricy, and not that fresh

Thank Docc1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of four dined here on a Tuesday evening. It was just starting to get really busy. We were seated pretty quickly, but it happened to be at the only outdoor table with no shade and 3 of the 4 of us were blinded...More

1  Thank Jeremy0915
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Great service. This restaurant deserves the top ranking. Excellent evening on their patio.

Thank clsned
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 8 ate here for dinner on a Tuesday night. After a one hour wait, we were seated. Our server, Conner, was the highlight of the experience. We ordered appetizers right away, including Cajun Shrimp, Crab Dip, and Chicken Tenders for the kiddos....More

Thank vajmugrl
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to the restaurant, but after a short wait got a seat at the bar. The signature cocktails were delicious and the menu had a variety of options without being overwhelming. A signature drink, seafood meal with lobster bisque and side, and non alcoholic...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. They answered any questions I had about my daughter's food allergy, and helped me get something she wanted to eat. The waiter was great and we were a large group of 10. Thank you for having us. If we make it...More

Thank chad w
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you offer carry-out (call in orders). Do you have a bar/cabana accessible from the beach or know of one close by? Thank you.
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!
How do u make a lava flow drink
1 January 2017|
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Response from Deb 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
Do you offer a children's menu?
28 July 2016|
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Response from GabSettle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
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11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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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