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The Daily Grind

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208 N. New River Rd, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
+1 910-541-0471
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream is open 7 days a week. We have a...
Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream is open 7 days a week. We have a relaxing setting with FREE WIFI! We offer a variety of menu items. Fresh Brewed Coffee, Latte's, Iced Latte's, Iced Coffee, Smoothie's, Frappe's, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Bagels, Muffins, Hand Dipped Ice Cream, FRESH HOT DONUTS and much much more!!! Please stop in and visit us.
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
BEST coffee & donuts on Topsail Island!!!

This place is FANTASTIC!!!! The coffee is great and their cake donuts are to die for. Also, the frappes are awesome! The staff is very friendly and always make you feel welcome. I'm gonna miss those donuts all winter long!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Tennessee
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This place is FANTASTIC!!!! The coffee is great and their cake donuts are to die for. Also, the frappes are awesome! The staff is very friendly and always make you feel welcome. I'm gonna miss those donuts all winter long!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Very friendly staff. The girls remembered my order and name by the 3rd visit. The coffee was great and the atmosphere was relaxing. I recommend the chocolate chip muffin heated. You're greeted with an OSU flag by the register, so that made the visit even better! O-H....

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I have to admit that I came in here for my boys and I to use the rest room before going on a 1/2 day boat ride. I purchased some doughnuts for our boat ride and the owner convinced me to get his cappuccino. He was so enthusiastic about it that I couldn't refuse. He would not let me leave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Their donuts are some of the best I've ever tasted. So fresh and delicious! We've been there several times this week. Excellent coffee also!

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Chester, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you want a great doughnut, this is your go-to place! Fresh doughnuts and good coffee---what more can you ask for first thing in the morning?!

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Morgantown, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A great place to visit when in Surf City!! Fabulous coffee, donuts and of course ice cream. The owners and staff are very welcoming!!

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Aldan, Pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Really little donut shop, but the donuts were incredible. Had a chocolate frosted, rainbow sprinkle donut and it was one of the best I've ever eaten. It's kind of hard to find, but it is absolutely worth stopping.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I visited this coffee house today for the first time, and was very pleased with the location, food, beverages and the service. I was pleasantly greeted by the staff and ordered some tea and a cinnamon muffin, which were both delicious. I also saw donuts and ice cream, which I will return with my family and try very soon. I... More 

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Kingston, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Prices were comparable to other coffee shops. The coffee & donuts were very good & the owners are very personable. They have a nice little area to sit & enjoy your drink if you like. The only knock I could find is that it is a little crowded for the space they have, some of which is do to the... More 

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Excellent little coffee and donut shop. Donuts were fresh and the selection of coffee was great. Lots of unique flavors of both. Staff was very friendly and the overall atmosphere was welcoming. My kids asked to go back multiple times during our week stay!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 N. New River Rd, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-541-0471

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10

Description

Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream is open 7 days a week. We have a relaxing setting with FREE WIFI! We offer a variety of menu items. Fresh Brewed Coffee, Latte's, Iced Latte's, Iced Coffee, Smoothie's, Frappe's, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Bagels, Muffins, Hand Dipped Ice Cream, FRESH HOT DONUTS and much much more!!! Please stop in and visit us.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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