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“Best crab wontons ever!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Thai Grille

Thai Grille
13500 Nc Highway 50, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445
(910) 329-4424
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Ranked #10 of 44 Restaurants in Surf City
Cuisines: Thai
Dining options: Reservations
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Okinawa, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Best crab wontons ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

The Thai Grille is really just a great restaurant for a Thai-American fusion experience. We discovered Thai Grille back in 2009 when we moved to Sneads Ferry. We were shocked to find that such a nice restaurant even existed in the area. We could easily see Thai Grille in Wilmington, but not Surf City. Honestly, good restaurants are just hard to come by in the Sneads Ferry/Topsail/Surf City area.

So what keeps us coming back for more? Well, it's their variety of tasty dishes, excellent staff/service, and the awesome crab wontons! They are truly the best we've ever tasted.

There are plenty of options to choose from the menu. There are soups, curry, and all sorts of chicken, beef, pork, shrimp dishes. I would describe the food as thai-american rather than authentic thai. However, you can tell the food is freshly prepared like that of authentic thai cuisine. You can tell fresh ingredients are used. So don't be afraid to let your tastebuds explore. You won't be disappointed with the beef and basil, pork and ginger, or asian ribs. There are also lots to choose from the list of sides. It is always difficult to decide which two sides we want served with our dinner.

The staff/service has always been excellent. They always greet us with smiles and hellos. And the wait staff is professional, courteous, and eager to accommodate. Very good dining experience and we always leave feeling like satisfied customers.

Lastly, can I reiterate that the crab wontons are fabulous? Mmm, I can taste the creamy crab filling now.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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nc coast
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101 reviews 101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We go here very often and I feel that Ray and his staff do an awesome job, every time. Be forewarned if you go here, you better be hungry. The amount of food that you get is crazy. We always have at least one more meal to bring home and I love to eat!

The service is great and the beer selection is real good as well. My wife says that you have to try the "Relaxor" from the bar. The only thing I'm not crazy about is the atmosphere but it's not that bad.

Would highly recommend to all my friends and family!

Visited April 2012
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Hampstead, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
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“Good food if you like Thai”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Yummy food at a fair price and the service is good.

Visited June 2011
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Dewey Beach, DE
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Every time we visit North Topsail Island, we make it a point to visit the Thai Grill. This restaurant and been consistent in delivering excellent food, with attentive and friendly service. My husband and I always get the red curry, we love spicy food and this is some of the best curry we have had anywhere. If you are with friends and family that are not so sure about the spice or even Thai food, there is something on the menu for everyone. This little restaurant is tucked away in a strip mall just off the beaten track heading out of Surf City. We always get a seat and the service is excellent. This sleepy town has some good restaurants that have come and gone, but we can always depend on the Thai Grill, no matter what time of year we visit.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Hampstead
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“Great food, service lacking”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Have been here more than once and food has always been perfect so we go back. Service was consistently lacking since we felt like we were an inconvenience to waiters.

Visited May 2011
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