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

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 18
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  • 11
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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
Good pizza

We have eaten in the restaurant for lunch (spaghetti was pretty good) and had carry out pizza. Our favorite pizza place we've tried on the island so far.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Sharon645x
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Akron, Ohio
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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176 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Akron, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have eaten in the restaurant for lunch (spaghetti was pretty good) and had carry out pizza. Our favorite pizza place we've tried on the island so far.

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Cleveland, OH
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We got take out from here two times. Order was ready on time. Pizza was good. I was pleased they offer gluten free pizza(one size only for gluten free).

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Stopped in here after church with some friends. The restaurant is clean, the food is good, and the service is friendly. Many of the locals like Max's and go here often, It's not one of my favorites because it's on the wrong side of the bridge and I seldom eat on the island due to the prices.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We recently stopped in on a Sunday afternoon to test the pizza and Italian food in Surf City. This restaurant won our pick. So... We walked in, the restaurant was VERY crowded and loud. The atmosphere was set by The Chronicles of Riddick on TV. Lovely movie for a family! I ordered a pepperoni sub - delicious, but it came... More 

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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
15 helpful votes 15 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
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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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Warsaw Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?