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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

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108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
19103285577
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very busy on a Friday night, we had a 45 min wait even when we got there at 5:15. HOWEVER our waiter was very understanding to our hungry kids needs and got their food very quickly. Food was excellent, they seem to have enough wait staff to keep up with demand.

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Thank Jennifer M
Havertown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been coming to Daddy Mac's for years and have NEVER had a bad meal here. The service is great the view from the deck is amazing.

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Thank kcc21
Greenville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love going to Daddy Mac's! It is one of the last true Oceanfront Restaurants left in NC. When you go, definitely try one of the Sea Turtle Mojito's! It's a must!

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Thank ncbeachbum2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended and is ocean-facing, located next to the pier in Surf City. Limited parking and crowded, but it was walking distance from our hotel, so an easy choice. Familiar menu with options, but we would return for the crab dip and enjoying the ocean breeze.

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Thank Mark O
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant right when they opened at 5, and were seated right away. We had been hoping for a good view, but the only deck seats available were in direct sun (it was close to 100 with the heat index that day, so that was a no-go), and there were no window view tables open. So, definitely... More 

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Thank LancasterCtyNative
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family ate at Daddy Mac's in April. It was not at all crowded. The food was very good...we all had seafood. The views were fantastic and the service was excellent! I would highly recommend this place!

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Thank Jeanne P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food didnt have anyone in the party of 6 complain about what they got. Limited menu not suggested for picky eaters. And be prepared to spend a little money here. Depends on what you get on if its worth the money or not.

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Thank Jonathan S
North Woodstock, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best Cajun oysters that we have ever had! Our server Vinny was friendly, helpful and the team approach to getting the food to the table (kitchen is on the first floor dining on the second) ensured that we got our lunches right as they were done cooking. Great food. Great views. Great service. Lunch prices were good for super... More 

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Thank Rachel R
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I went over to this grille after walking into a place across the street with a terrible looking menu and only one person in the restaurant at lunch time. Not only fid we find more choices but also fresh seafood wonderful service and a great view of the ocean.

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Thank 545Ronald
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The atmosphere and view are just excellent. The food is about average...good but not great. We went twice on our vacation...lunch and dinner. Wait staff was great! We'll be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $28
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: 19103285577
Description
Oceanfront dining at it's finest. Enjoy a wide selection of hand cut steaks, fresh island seafood, and the house specialties. A locals favorite since 2006.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?