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Dairy Queen

106 North New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6600
(910) 328-3112 ‎
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Ranked #39 of 45 Restaurants in Surf City
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went here yesterday. They only take cash and they charge double the standard Dq price! A peanut buster parfait is almost 7 $ yikes(last year we got one and is was so salty my husband couldn't finish it & peanut buster parfait are his favorite). I was happy to see they now offer sf orange cream bars and sf... More 

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North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ordered a milkshake from here the other night. It was terrible. The place is small and looks dirty. We would not return.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I guess a DQ can charge whatever people are willing to pay. I paid 12 something for a small and large Blizzard. I was shocked. The ice cream was amazing, especially the S'mores blizzard.

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's Dairy Queen, so there's not much debating the soft serve ice cream quality. The Surf City Dairy Queen is in a high-visibility spot off the main drag. As a consequence, most tourists are drawn to this spot during the evening like moths to a flame. Be prepared to wait in a long line from outside to inside the store,... More 

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Fishersville, Virginia
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148 reviews 148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

How can you go wrong with Dairy Queen? We ordered 4 different flavors and shared. Conveniently located and great as always after a hot fun filled day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

When 2 small blizzards and 1 mini blizzard cost $14.95 it is time to find another place to purchase ice cream. We will never return and will spread the word. Definately not family nor tourist friendly.

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surf city, nc
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Good ice cream and banana splits, but Paula is a little high on her prices...good atmosphere, she has a time with keeping help, don't know why..some are friendlier than others. Never tried burgers and such

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I love to visit this Dairy Queen when my taste buds are asking for ice cream. There are lots of different choices to choose from that it makes it hard to decide what you really want. We had great service when we visited and the cream was delicious. I have not tried the hotdogs but plan to do so the... More 

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Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Going to a franchise is supposed to ensure consistency in the product and service, and this Dairy Queen fails the franchise. On the day we went in, they said they were out of mini Blizzard cups, conveniently requiring us to purchase the next size up. Then I watched as the server barely put enough berry syrup in our Triple Berry... More 

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Bentonville
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

On our vacation we stopped at this Dairy Queen twice. The first time we had great service, very quick and friendly. The second night it was just average. Both nights were completely different workers. All seemed like college kids working a summer job.

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Address: 106 North New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6600
Phone Number: (910) 328-3112 ‎
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
Cuisine: American

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