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Island Delights

316 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
910-328-1868
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Ranked #6 of 45 Restaurants in Surf City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $8
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Love informal and nostalgic atmosphere - - pure fun! Great ice cream and fun food:) Service is great and friendly staff. A MUST!

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Surf City, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Not a "high class" place by any means, but a good, clean "local" establishment that serves good burgers, etc as well as fresh ice cream!

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Kenner, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great place for quick burger, hot dog, or malt. Small and mostly locals but I enjoyed the atmosphere. Good prices.

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Fairview, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Staff friendly and Hershey's ice cream good. Nothing special. So, so clean. Crowded parking lot.i would not go for a meal.

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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We love, love their food, service and atmosphere!! I had the moon pie ice cream and it rocked! All of the food is fresh and yummy!! Jimmy is always so full of smiles and energy every summer we visit!

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Schenectady, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I've been here four times for ice cream while traveling to Topsail. The service is great, and they are super busy (a good sign)! Many choices for ice cream and very large servings. The decor is really great so be sure to walk around and look at it all! Our kids love it here and ask to go back every... More 

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Falls Church
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our ice-cream was the biggest one-scoop I've seen in a long time! Served with smiles and eaten with them too :). Great for a drop in treat on a hot day at the beach.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The ice cream tasted great, I had banana pudding and it was awesome. But the size if the scoops were small and the ice cream was a little soft so that it was melting real quick. Still worth the trip but get the large!

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Brought back old memories. Food was great. Young ladies so nice. Loved the old pictures on the walls.

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Camp Lejeune, NC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I can't write reviews for every time I visit here because it is at least once a week "in season". I just get happy walking up to the front door seeing the kids playing on the mechanical rides. The neon lights and great cutout of James Dean are fun little additions to the antique coke machine and other kitchy stuff... More 

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Additional Information about Island Delights

Address: 316 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
Phone Number: 910-328-1868
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 8
Cuisine: American

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