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Address: 14061 Nc Highway 50, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6536
Phone Number: 910 803 0316
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2 shopping experiences in One Huge Store! Located in the original...

2 shopping experiences in One Huge Store! Located in the original well-loved Docksider builder on the mainland. Visit The Pantry at Mia's ~ Old-fashioned candy, 32 flavors of salt water taffy, dips, mustards and salsas, & the best pretzels & chips! The Boutique is packed with uncommon gifts, home decor, jewelry, resort-wear and specialties. Not to mention the friendliest staff in Surf City! You'll be glad you visited!

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Well Worth The Visit

Very unique shop with excellent quality merchandise and a wide variety of items to choose from. But what impressed us most was the outstanding customer service by each and every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
amco6570
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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique shop with excellent quality merchandise and a wide variety of items to choose from. But what impressed us most was the outstanding customer service by each and every staff member. All were very knowledgeable and went out of their way to make our visit memorable and enjoyable. We will definitely be back when we return to Topsail.

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Thank amco6570
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words! We really enjoy chatting and sharing with all the visitors we have at this time of year, and we're glad you enjoying shopping with us! Our goal is to make your time at Mia's unique and memorable, and hope you'll want to continue shopping with us. (We're online, too, when you get taffy or... More 

Blackstone, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love, love, love this place. It isn't your typical beach shop--with cheap stuff everywhere. This is upscale, charming, and unique. My so loves the candy store in the back, and I enjoy browsing everything. I always pick up some jewelry (including this unique Glinda the Good Witch brooch) a handbag, and some article of clothing and some home decor.... More 

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Thank Janet B
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

You're right! We are not the typical beach shop! We strive to be different in a sea of beach (junk) stores! Glad you we able to snag a Glinda pin - she's beautiful!! The new release for the Wizard of Oz series is the FLYING MONKEY! Adorbs! Check it out in our online store - we'll be glad to ship!... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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358 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in Mia's Marketplace after visiting Surf City for business this past week. The shop is real nice inside. It is colorful and has a great variety of merchandise (especially beach items) for bringing back home with you from vacation. There is a candy and food section in the back of the store too. A nice place to spend... More 

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Thank pparrothead
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Oh, candy! Hopefully you grabbed some of our fabulous chocolates or artisan fudge bars for some gifts back home. They always make the perfect gift for the pet sitter or plant waterer(!) We're happy to help you with your Christmas shopping as well. Just shop online with us, or give us a call. We'll talk you through what's new and... More 

Apex, North Carolina
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259 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shop is small but maintains some upper scale beach clothing, unusual beach type gifts and a large candy area of many old time goodies and delicious chocolates. It is worth the time for a short visit to find a special item or enjoy some eatable treats.

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Thank Burtdol
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed the candy store with all the oldies-but-goodies! When you get the munchies or want to fill some Christmas stockings, just give us a call - we'll gladly ship! We are very appreciative of your business and you taking the time to review us... How can we get to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family absolutely loves Mia's Marketplace! My son always has to visit the candy store in the back of the building. My husband has treated me to not only one but two Liztech bracelets just because we love the service we have received and the products. We especially love the lady that always tells us "He who finds a wife... More 

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Thank JanCUsher
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Oh-la-la! Liztech bracelets and candy! Something for everyone in the family! New bracelets will be introduced next week!!! Be sure to shop our online store or give us a call to get yours! You'll love the price point on these new 'groupies' cuffs so you can start some Christmas shopping! ($46!) The smile your son surely exudes when he visit... More 

Ohio
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time in this shop. I have to say that the merchandise is nice, but not affordable for the average person. Lowest shirt I could find was around $30 and that was for a tank top. The beach decor was really nice but way over priced. That being said, I really found it annoying that the same... More 

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Thank iluvohio
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found it very difficult to enjoy my shopping experience. One particular employee seemed suspicious of me, and constantly approached me. (4x) They must cater to a certain type of clientele. Couldn't wait to leave.

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1 Thank christie m
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Hi Christie ~ I am sorry you felt someone was hounding you a little while you shopped. :-( Our store is very unique in that we have so many unusual pieces and artisans that we are always wanting to share and educate our shoppers about those items and artists. We also like to share how and where certain products are... More 

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stopped here last Sunday. The ladies there were VERY friendly. Their merchandise was of a very good quality, not the typical beach stuff. They had free samples of several of the food items they had for sale. They have a selection of chocolate candies for sale by the pound. If you are in the area, make... More 

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2 Thank Amy C
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Thank you, Amy! All the ladies that work with us treat the store like their own - so it's really easy to be genuinely friendly and helpful. (Not your typical beach store or big-box, right? - we love that!) We believe in, and love, what we sell and what we do - so thank you for sharing that joy with... More 

South Boston, Virginia
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Some really nice things in Mia's. Nice selection of Spartina and home goods. The kids love the candy and the adults love the chocolate ! My mother and I have made it a yearly tradition to visit Mia's.

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Thank Luburton74
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Tradition is good! Thank you for sharing some of your precious vacation time with us. We know there are many options at the beach, and we're so glad the candy store is something everyone looks forward to! (maybe we should do annual selfies in front of the store for all the families!!) We will gladly ship candy (stocking stuffers?), pretzels,... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

She has such amazing things that you couldn't get from somewhere else I love ❤ the location and the people who work their.

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Thank Lynn S
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this review

Thank you, Lynn! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit with us! Our staff is second-to-none! We are all fans of our products, and it makes it easy to share that love! Please visit us again, and you probably already know - you can shop online with us, too! Thanks again for the kind words :-) More 

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