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602 Roland Ave., Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
910-328-2158
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Dining options: Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pizza was great...now below Domino's

We stay in walking distance every year in Surf City for vacation the last 7 years. First year we thought it was awesome and couldn't get enough. The pizza, subs...all great. Then the last 5 years we feel its gone down hill each time and not as good. The crust has become really bland and not much... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Leon G
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Franklinton, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
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Franklinton, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stay in walking distance every year in Surf City for vacation the last 7 years. First year we thought it was awesome and couldn't get enough. The pizza, subs...all great. Then the last 5 years we feel its gone down hill each time and not as good. The crust has become really bland and not much better than a... More 

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Lenoir
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Max's is our go-to restaurant for pizza when we go to the beach. Good service, good food and very reasonable. Can get crowded in the summer.

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Surf City, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My kids and I can no longer stand the pizza here. It usually was better during the off season, but now, it is just horrible all the time. I don't understand how they keep getting good reviews. They load the pizza with cheese, which normally is a good thing, but the cheese is weird (looks and tastes weird). The cheese... More 

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Dublin, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We love Max's pizza and always dine there at least once on our vacation each year! Nothing beats a plain old pepperoni pizza and garlic bread with cheese!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Most of my family went to this so called restraunt not even my great grandmother (who thinks dominoes is the best food in the world) was not impressed with this restraunt, and the pizza I ordered was the hawaiian pizza, tasted like it had spam and dry pineapple, the cheese was like soft plastic, and the sauce tasted like it... More 

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

All the times I've been to Topsail this is the first time I've ate here. My other family members have visited here several times and said it was very good pizza. We went with a group of 6 and was glad we got there early because the place filled up quick. We ordered 4 pizzas and a order of spaghetti... More 

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Tennessee
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very good service and the pizza was great. Loved the sauce (not too sweet) and the crust was just right. I would go back

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent. Nice alternative to a week of seafood.Definitely will be back! Good as any pizza I ever had.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After reading the reviews, I was expecting a lot more! I ordered the large pizza and it looked more like a medium. The pizza was ok at best. This was a take-out order, but the take out service was good.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The steak and cheese sub is the best I've ever had! Definitely recommend trying one. The house dressing on the sub definitely gives it an edge over other steak and cheese subs. Pizza is good also, however it is hard to get anything but the steak and cheese sub.

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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: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget

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