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Island Delights

316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
+1 910-328-1868
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (171 reviews)
“burgers” (70 reviews)
“fries” (58 reviews)
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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased at the extensive number of Ice Cream flavors we had to make our selection. After making our selections I will simply say we were both very pleased with the flavor we selected and now been back several times!!

Thank leonrdanielsjr
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in once we were sure they were open with the off season hours. I had a burger and fries with gravy while my husband had a grilled chicken sandwich and a slaw dog. It was a decent burger, tasted like my dad's right...More

Thank Danigirl25
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly employees, food is consistent. Love all of the little things they have for children to enjoy.

Thank tanyabhairgrove
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, typical diner place, however the service was great and the ice cream was good! Definately get your money's worth!

Thank KelseynErick Y
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We walked to Island delights for some ice cream. The teens working were friendly and surprisingly fast at getting through the long lines that were almost constant. The ice cream was just ok, and the decor is a bit too much and overwhelming to have...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Man the food in this place is awesome. It's a great burger spot, that happens to have ice cream. we both had burgers and they were really good. The menu has plenty of options. they have stuff for kids. then they have plenty of options...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Back again to Island Delights for a great atmosphere of the 50's! We would not miss a summer here without going a few times to this fast food, sit down restaurant while we vacation. I ordered the tuna pita and my hubby ordered a great...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We first visited Island Delights several years ago and, if anything, its gotten better. The burgers and fries were the best I've had in many a moon. The servers are friendly, polite, and attentive to your needs. The restaurant itself has a casual retro ambiance...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a great burger & shake place. The staff was friendly & service was excellent. The decor is 1950s & brought back memories.

Thank Sharonladybug
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Among 50s era Americana, you can get a fried hotdog, great french fries and a milkshake as good as it gets. Service is better than average. And you're 2 blocks from the ocean. Hard to beat.

Thank 74Heel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-1868
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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...
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