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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 #38 of 45 Restaurants in Surf City
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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English first
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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143 reviews 143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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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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