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316 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
910-328-1868
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Kitschy and retro

Its a blast from the past with all the decor,the food is typical burgers and fries, etc. but the hand dipped ice cream with homemade waffle cones is the clincher - great after a hot day on the beach, grab a bite or just get a cone and enjoy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Lisa S
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Saint Marys, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Marys, West Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Its a blast from the past with all the decor,the food is typical burgers and fries, etc. but the hand dipped ice cream with homemade waffle cones is the clincher - great after a hot day on the beach, grab a bite or just get a cone and enjoy.

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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
Senior Reviewer
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

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
15 helpful votes 15 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 316 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: 910-328-1868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 8
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?