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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” (172 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 4 April 2017 via mobile

They had just opened April 1, so there were no lines at all... interesting decor and great ice cream! Glad I got my fix 🍦🍨🍦

Thank cocosmom62
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I eat the Island Delight Burger regularly during season. I love this place. The atmosphere, the food, and the service are all great.

Thank REOwings2
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Been eating burgers, hot dogs, and ice cream here for years ! Love the 50's theme. Great local folks with constantly wonderful food.

Thank DPWILSON1003
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This place has awesome limeade!!!! Other than that nothing knocks your socks off. It's typical beach food and nothing special. It does stay busy during the summers because it's easy to get to, fast food, and budget friendly.

Thank GabSettle
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Fried chicken sandwich was really good. Banana split was wonderful and the service was excellent. Loved the 50s decorations. Oldest son got a burger and said it was really good.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came for a weekend trip in September and tried this place. It was like a retro styled mom and pop kind of diner with antiques and 50s decor. Very happy with our visit, the place was clean and the servers were very sweet to us....More

Thank katkins94
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Simple little place with burgers and dogs, plus scooped ice cream. Has a nostalgic vibe with lots of vintage art, etc. A great cheap eat while on the island.

Thank TheOlives
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stopped by for sandwiches and ice cream and the food was good price was better. The girls who served us were so nice.

Thank Katenew12
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Always loved ID. My kids LOVED it. (Old jukebox and video games)They are adults now. My other island haunts have jacked up prices so I returned on a whim. It hasn't changed. Grilled ham & mozzarella cheese, fries, fried mushrooms, fresh squeezed orange aid were...More

Thank simplefreeme12
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Excellent ambiance, old time 50s diner, complete with a working jukebox and real vinyl records. Typical diner fare, burgers, fries, and milk shakes, although some other options also available. Many flavors of ice cream. Many customers stopped just for ice cream cones. Very friendly and...More

Thank WGater
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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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