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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

€€ - €€€Seafood, American,
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
+1 910-328-5577
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (93 reviews)
“shrimp” (108 reviews)
“seafood” (102 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is one of the very few places open during the off season here in Topsail. Food was decent, service was sub-par, speciality drinks are too expensive. Would definitely rate this place as average. Nothing to brag about.

Thank TiffanyAdamBarker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had some free time today before a wedding and decided to tour topsail Beach. We drove from the north side and decided we wanted lunch.. Since it was early and not busy and a nice day we had to sit on the porch. The view...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very relaxed, nice restaurant with view of water. If you want a crab cake, it is all crab but here it is North Carolina style which is flat like a pancake not fat like Maryland style. They didn't have hot black tea when we were...More

Thank decrocus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since I am not able to indulge in the delicious deep fried versions of the various seafood treats available in this part of the world, the waiter offered a choice of three grilled instead. Oysters, scallops and flounder - done well and suited my need...More

Thank DenverD0c
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prompt service. Ocean front location with excellent views. Seating both inside and outside. Food is average. Price for value is average.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience! There was 4 of us and we all enjoyed our meals. I had food allergies when we were visiting and the waitress knew right away from meal I chose what in it I could eat and what to take off....More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Come early and bring friends. This place is the real deal !! Seafood steaks burgers crab cakes. On the ocean dining experience you can’t afford to miss. If you leave hungry you didn’t do it right!! What a great place to eat while you’re on...More

Thank pepsi18arney
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Great service! Absolutely incredible view if you sit outside!! Excellent food! The daddy Mac punch drink was my favorite! We will be back!

Thank downum93
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Great place to eat! Best Shrimp and Grits around. We have eaten there sometimes 2 times a day when we are visiting Topsail. Great view of the ocean and you also see dolphins playing in the surf.

Thank 154eltone
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Daddy Mac's is a great restaurant for fresh seafood and beautiful views, but they do not take reservations or call-aheads, so pack your patience! We waited about 35-40 minutes for a table on the patio, which really was not too much of a hassle thanks...More

Thank Katie K
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Questions & Answers
16 April 2017|
Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Yes we do offer take out. Also, we have a bar area and a walk up staircase from the beach. Hope you join us!
31 December 2016|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
Place strawberries, light rum, and dark rum into a blender. Puree until smooth and pour into a tall glass. Rinse out blender, then puree banana, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut until smooth. Slowly pour the banana... More
Rebecca R
27 July 2016|
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Response from GabSettle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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: +1 910-328-5577
  • E-mail
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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