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602 Roland Ave., Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
910-328-2158
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 65
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  • 62
    Very good
  • 45
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  • 20
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
First Night Pizza

We ordered two pizzas, they were very tasty! There was a lot of cheese and the crust was good too, almost like a stuffed crust, but I am not sure that it was stuffed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
FamilyofFour76
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North Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Hawley, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped to eat next door at Cheri's but they were kind of rude at the door, so we walked across the parking lot to Max's. It was packed, but they seated all 8 of us quickly and we had a great experience. The pizza was very tasty and the waitress was very friendly. I would definitely recommend it.

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Napoleon, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Our server, Elizabeth, should be cloned! She was positive and upbeat in spite of being swamped. Our pizza was very good too but Elizabeth made the evening!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We have visited Surf City for 20+ yrs. Max's pizza used to be a night out. The last two years have provided us with enough reasons to never go back. Waitress would not smile at all. Average service. SLOW service. 2 hours! Alfredo noodles COLD. Manicotti bland. Garlic bread even tasteless. When we checked out, offering that the two alfredo... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ordered two pizzas, they were very tasty! There was a lot of cheese and the crust was good too, almost like a stuffed crust, but I am not sure that it was stuffed.

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Dublin, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We've been loving the food from Max's for over 25 years! The lasagna is baked in individual dishes and loaded with cheese on top. We always get at least two loaves of cheese garlic bread.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Best pizza on the island! We visit Max's many times during our annual visit to Topsail. We talk about how good the pizza is when we are back in Virginia all winter long.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were having problems finding a decent place to eat on a Sunday night and saw there were lots of cars in Max's parking lot. My husband wanted pizza anyway so, groovy. The atmosphere is that of an old, tired, neighborhood pizza place. I ordered a salad to start. It was iceberg lettuce chopped into teeny, tiny pieces with all... More 

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Mickleton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I keep reading reviews on how this place went down hill and all, and I cant figure out why. the pizza tasted better the last time (more fresh and seasoned) then it has ever had. we always get extra cheese and they do not skimp on it. My only complaint was the fries were lacking any flavor at all and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great food and great service! Conveniently located across from the south side park. Water was even good! Only 1 free refill with soda though.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Max's Pizza serves a terrific pizza, but I would be remise not to mention the equally amazing submarine sandwiches! Another not-so-known gem on the menu is the chili. Only available during winter months, the chili with grilled cheese sandwich is well worth a trip to the beach in freezing temperatures!

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Address: 602 Roland Ave., Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
Phone Number: 910-328-2158
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 602 Roland Ave., Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: 910-328-2158

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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