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The Bistro at Just Baked

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205 South Topsail Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445 (High Point Dr.)
910 328 2000
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice!

Very nice meal - focus on local ingredients, friendly staff, enjoyed all of the courses. The decor is nice -doesn't try too hard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
denheels
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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donnamcc
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

My husband & I eat at the Bistro several times a year. The portions are quite large so I usually try and share an entree because we also love the appetizers, salads, & desserts! The bartender is really sweet and mixes up some delicious cocktails. Don't try & walk in, make a reservation online.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very nice meal - focus on local ingredients, friendly staff, enjoyed all of the courses. The decor is nice -doesn't try too hard.

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Surf City, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Visited for our anniversary. The food is very unique and excellent! Staff was great! Made reservations online and everything went very smooth!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Bistro at Just Baked has become our favorite place for beautifully prepared and inventive entrees during get-away weekends. Since first eating here three years ago, the word has gotten out and reservations are definitely required if dining on the weekend. Even during the week, between 6PM and 8PM you can expect to wait if a drop-in. The place is... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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83 reviews 83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Had an excellent meal last week in this small restaurant near the beach. Our group of 6 ordered 5 different dishes and all were outstanding. We really could find no fault with anything except the trigger fish was a hair salty. But really, a fine meal in a surprising location

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Durham, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I am a serious foodie, and have lived in big cities, so I am usually quite critical of restos. The Bistro came recommended, despite its lower numerical listing. The resto was full of locals, and we had a superb meal, great service, extensive wine list, and fairly priced for the level of fine dining. The entrees were most generous, the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I have been here before several years ago when they still had all the delicious pastries up front, but they must have changed hands. We ate there this weekend and waited almost 40 minutes to be seated, when they told us [after this long wait] that they were out of nearly all of the fish dishes. Luckily, they found one... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Don't waste your time on this place! Terrible food!!!! Where did they get this chef...Lone Star????? Go to the south end of the island- The Beach Shop and Grill.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Highly recommend The Bistro to those who are looking for well prepared, freshly made upscale dining. When we last went my fiancee got the Sweet Tea Glazed Salmon and I got the special which was grilled? shrimp over crispy grit cakes with a creamed lump crab sauce...sooo good! And the crab and corn chowder was delicious! They also have a... More 

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Lerona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Small but cozy, very friendly staff, and the food was wonderful. Warning: the burgers are huge! Will definitely repeat when we return to Topsail.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 South Topsail Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
    (High Point Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: 910 328 2000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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