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Island Delights

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American, Diner
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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
+1 910-328-1868
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Charleston, West Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

My boyfriend and I visited Island Delights twice while on vacation and we loved the delicious ice cream and shakes. They change their ice cream flavors frequently and also offer burgers, fries, onion rings, malts, etc. They were always very busy, but had great service. Would definitely recommend this establishment!

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Thank Bluejava1968
Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation from a friend. I love a good cheeseburger and I was Not disappointed! The fries were also good. We also ordered the fried mushrooms as an appetizer and they were delicious! We called our order in and picked up 15 minutes later. So glad we did. There was a line out the door and every... More 

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Thank Deastwood78
Surf City, North Carolina
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271 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Most of the ice cream was very good, although I did not care for the Coconut Chocolate flavor. It had too much chocolate, it overpowered the coconut and all I could taste was the chocolate. The raspberry flavored was excellent and I also thought the vanilla was very good. We were lucky and arrived as one large group was leaving... More 

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Thank GeorgeH-LI_NY-ExPat
Greensboro, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place is on our list of 'must go' places when we visit. For about 30 years we've made at least one trip (often 3+ trips) and always love it. Doesn't matter what you order.

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Thank Harmons531
Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Traveling threw from visiting sea turtle hospital. This place has great food, great atmosphere! Burgers, chicken tenders, steak and cheese, and ice cream......What more does a family need?

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Thank Paige P
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We just had ice cream and I found it just average, nothing special. Atmosphere is neat but the ice cream was just average.

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Thank Katie P
Greenville, Pa
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We only had ice cream here. It was Hershey ice cream. We had chocolate, and salted Carmel something. Those were good. We also ordered superman ice cream but it wasn't a favorite of my son. It wasnt what we thought. It was like a lemonade-ish favor. No fault of the store. Good place for families.

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Thank lizbeth30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

While Island Delights makes a great burger, the real treat here are the milkshakes. There are always plenty of options when it comes to ice cream flavors and it is by far the best place to get a milkshake that I have ever been to!

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Thank Mollie G
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

With a 50's feeling and family atmosphere, this ice cream parlor (with food options) offers a wonderful experience for all. It's hard to leave this place unhappy!

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Thank Corey W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

First off the Cinn/graham ice cream is my new favorite. Oh my that stuff is killer, now where to find some in Indiana? We were so impressed with this old fashioned 50's diner. The girls that work there work really hard, kudo's! Their attitudes were positive. The atmosphere is casual, light and airy. The food was great. Gonna miss this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?