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Island Delights


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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All burgers 1/4 lb. & hand pattied
Double Hamburger
Double Cheeseburger
Bacon Burger
Double Bacon Burger
Bacon Cheeseburger
Double Bacon Cheeseburger
Fried Chicken Breast
French Fries
Fries w/ Cheese or Gravy
Fries w/ Chili & Cheese
Onion Rings
Chicken Fries
Request sauce
Cheese Sticks
Request sauce
Fried Mushrooms
Request sauce
Nachos w/ Cheese
Nachos w/ Peppers
Soft Pretzels
Regular,​ request salt
Delight Burger
("Island delights famous"). 1/3 lb w/ cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mustard & special sauce on a hoagie bun.
Island Triple Burger
3 Patties, bacon, American cheese, mozzarella cheese, grilled onion, grilled mushrooms, lettuce, tomato & mayo
BBQ Pork
Pulled (not chopped), eastern vinegar style on a hoagie bun. (Request slaw)
Fried Chicken Pita
Grilled Chicken Pita
Fresh pita bread, cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo
Fresh Chicken or Tuna Salad Pita
With lettuce & tomato
1/4 Lb Hot Dog
Italian: Pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese & onions; Mexican: Chili, jalapeno peppers & cheddar cheese; Coney Island: Chili, ketchup, mustard, onions & relish; Carolina: Chili, slaw, onions & mustard; German: Sauerkraut, onions & spicy mustard
Hot Roast Beef, Hot Hamburger or Hot Chicken Breast
Hot Grilled Chicken Breast
Served on bread w/ French fries & gravy
Chicken Fingers & French Fries
Request BBQ sauce, ranch or honey mustard for your dipping pleasures
24 Oz. Sodas
Coke,​ Diet Coke, Cherry Coke, Sprite, Sundrop, Root Beer, Mr. Pibb
Children 10 & under
Refills on Sodas
Iced Tea
Free refills
"Fresh Squeezed" Lemon Ade or Orange Ade
16 oz.
Milk Shakes
Malted Shake
Come visit our ice cream bar
Banana Splits
Hand Pattied Burgers, Subs, Pitas, Salads, BBQ and all the fixins..Full HARD DIP ICE CREAM BAR and SOFT SERVE. 50s Style Dining, 2 antique Jukeboxes, kiddie rides and walls of Nostalgia..FUN...
$3 - $8
Lunch, Dinner
American, Diner
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family and I have vacationed on topsail island for over 10 years now and every year we make a trip here. Not just for the ice cream and retro atmosphere but to eat an amazing burger have great ice cream and get our picture...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank brhena
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I'm all for locally owned and operated but the service was bad. My order came out wrong and the waitress sat there and argued with me instead of just fixing it. The pulled pork was very watery almost like it had just been thawed. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jaybeegz
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This has great burgers and fries. They also do hand dipped ice cream. They have an old time juke box with lost of pictures. It can be pricey if you have a large family. Service was great. Will definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank janetd251
Reviewed August 20, 2018

They have jukebox and olde time 1950's style . Great hamburgers and other sandwiches. They have hand dipped ice cream and shakes.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Peggy288
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

After having ice cream at 4 different ice cream parlors at Surf City, our family voted this one the best! Great 50’s theme with a working jukebox too. Pictured is buttered pecan.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank blueheaven1989
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We visited here 2 years ago while on holiday and another visit was on our to do list for this year. The café was very busy so we sat outside to wait for a while. Once inside our orders were taken and food arrived quickly....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank suzanneg861
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on a whim when we weren't sure what we wanted for lunch. I ordered a bacon cheeseburger and fries with gravy. My hubby had the double bacon and the kids had corn dogs and fries. My burger was juicy and had great flavor with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kristen4007
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Great ice cream with a fun nostalgic vibe. Love the vintage machines and the staff is always friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mmarie312
Reviewed July 19, 2018

This is a nice retro-type café with good food. We visited for two weeks the 4th of July. The first week the grill was open in the evening so we ate there for dinner. We tried to return the second week, but the grill closed...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank arbo121
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We tried all of the ice cream places on the island and this was our favorite. The 50’s-themed decor gave us fun things to look at and talk about while we ate our ice cream. The teen staff was very friendly too.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bob M
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