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Gallagher's Bar and Grill

614 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
+1 910-541-0877
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Ranked #5 of 45 Restaurants in Surf City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The food was good and had a great variety of sides to go with the meals. A lot of entrées to chose from. Tv's all around, but the music killed the atmosphere of the sports bar.

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Pulaski, Virginia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was the first but not the last trip to Surf City. We decided to go somewhere out of the norm and a Sportsbar sounded ok?? We were kinda hesitant about it due to the overkill on the Soccer game that is going on. ( Not much of sports fans).The customers and the staff kept us very entertained that we... More 

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Naperville
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I am not sure how this can be the number one restaurant. I got a chicken wrap and they used an unsliced hot chicken breast. The lettuce wilted and it was hard to eat. The chowder was lukewarm. If this is the best then go to another town. I mean it was ok sort of, but it should dot be... More 

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Charlotte NC
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Food was good, not exceptional. We were looking for a good place to eat and were attracted by the reviews. It was a little surprising it was in a strip-mall type place but that was fine. Disappointed in lack of seafood choices since it is at the beach, but the Fisherman's chowder was really good. Unfortunately the Caesar salad with... More 

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Baltimore, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

First off, if you are going here for seafood, you might want to try somewhere else, but honestly there is really no great seafood place on this island. The seafood isn't bad, I mean it is on an island and when you are working with fresh seafood, anything is going to be better than the Red Lobster I get the... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great place. Subdued entrance opened up to a spacious bar and dining area. Food was awesome..nice Gallagher's burger and fresh veg. Hummingbird cake to die for. Victoria was so sweet , helpful and enthusiastic. Clean and open restaurant. Music and ambiance great. Will return for more food, drink and southern charm. Strongly recommend stopping by tapping into a good draft... More 

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Bedford, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The whole family went here during a recent trip (Memorial Day week, 2014), and enjoyed the sports bar atmosphere -- plenty of televisions hanging everywhere. With smaller kids, we were there before the (I assume) bigger crowds that normally attend sports bars at night. We ordered three sandwiches (two burgers and one Philly cheese), two seafood platters, and two kids... More 

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South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Now 2 years old, Gallaghers is a good place to go for a beer, sandwich and a game of corn-hole. Just be prepared to pay $10-12 for a burger and 1 side. I had a good but not generous crabcake sandwich ($15). My wife had grilled salmon salad which was good except for the kitchen's odd choice to put bleu... More 

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Newport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Dined at Gallaghers for the first time in May 2014 and was impressed with this sports bar and restaurant. They served a variety of menu items and have a full bar. They have plenty of seating away from the bar if you are dining with family or small children. It is super clean and service is excellent. One can tell... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We tried Gallagher's for the first time tonight. Excellent Fisherman's Chowder, salad, and burgers. I haven't seen a tomato so large and ripe since I got them from my grandmother's garden. Burgers are cooked to order, juicy and served on a soft bun. Servings are generous and prices reasonable. The service was excellent and while the restaurant was less than... More 

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Additional Information about Gallagher's Bar and Grill

Address: 614 North New River Drive, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
Phone Number: +1 910-541-0877
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pasta

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