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Max's Pizza

602 Roland Ave., Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
910-328-2158
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Ranked #23 of 46 restaurants in Surf City
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is always our first dinner when we arrive on the island. There is no delivery so you have to go and pick it up. A local establishment so not a chain and we like that.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Atmosphere, food and service is exactly what you'd expect for a crowded pizza shop at a beach town - average. The pizza dough is on the dry side...but the sauce is decent. It's not the best, or the worst I've ever had...that's about all I can say about it.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

There is something relaxing and familiar about Max's. While the atmosphere is family friendly and can get a bit loud, the pizza arrives quickly and is oven hot. Combine these aspects with friendly service and a nice cold beer and this place creates a nice comfortable feel. Convenient from the Swing Bridge onto the island. Price is reasonable. Only downside... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Anyone who would like to feast on great pizza should visit Max's Pizza! Everything from fresh sauce, that does not overwhelm you with too much oregano, basil, or garlic to a perfect amount of cheese. This is THE PLACE to get it. The dough is hand made and it shows. Full flavor, no greasy aftertaste, and best of all, it... More

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Elizabeth, West Virginia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I loved everything about this place. Food was 5 star. The service and friendly people was amazing. My favorite place to eat at Topsail. I am looking for to next summer to eat there again. Thank you for wonderful meals so far. My family and I have went there for many years and we never complained once about it. Thanks... More

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Winston-Salem, NC
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I haven't tried the pizza but the Italian Sub was one the best I have eaten. I will agree with an earlier poster that some of their policies may end up hurting them. 50 cents for a takeout box is ridiculous. They only allow one refill on sodas and make that very clear. And for takeout orders chips and a... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We ordered several pizzas from here but we were no that impressed. It was okay. I had very high hopes because it smelled so good in the restaurant.

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Like Toby Keith's song, Max's ain't as good as it once was. Ordered the steak and mushroom sub and cheese pizza. Sub tasted bland; usual great flavors weren't there. Pizza tasted like it was previously frozen. As predicted, Max's quality is going down. Servers don't seem happy to be there either. I'm guessing the the issues are adding up. Sadly,... More

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Fishersville, Virginia
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Pizza is pizza.......what can I say? I am no pizza expert but have eaten many different types of pizza........this wasn't one of my favorites. On a scale of 1 to 10 I would have to give it a 5. Try it, you may be able to make suggestions and I can try on my next trip.

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Los Angeles
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If you have never had pizza before, you might enjoy this greasy mess. If you have never had a decend sub before, you might enjoy this sandwich dripping with some kind of watery mayonaise dressing. If you want free refills on your soft drink, ask for easy ice. If they give you even two little ice cubes, you get free... More

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