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The Daily Grind

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208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
+1 910-541-0471
07:00 - 22:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee and excellent dessert options to make yourself feel guilty for going in just for the caffeine.

Thank na44
Raleigh, North Carolina
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143 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the new on that just opened in surf city and it was great! They have quite a variety of coffee concoctions you can make as well as an assortment of ice creams and other treats. I'd say prices are comparable to any other coffee shop. It's a great stop if you need your morning... More 

Thank Ashley S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is now my favorite place on the island. Amazing coffee with so many flavors choices, although it's amazing as it is. The cinnamon buns almost make me cry from sheer happiness and those apple fritters!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with a local here, fabulous conversation! The coffee was great. I brought home 2 fresh apple fritters and 2 cinnamon rolls for me and my wife. UNBELIEVABLE! Fresh home made fritters and rolls. I need more! I highly recommend this place.

Thank liveagainrvl
Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Best coffee. Much better than Starbucks or any other place. They make fresh donuts and pastries too. A good place to grab a smoothie if your coming off the beach too. Friendly and fun atmosphere.

Thank GabSettle
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Had the medium burger with chili cheese fries and it may have been the best food of the vacation .food was ready quick, will go back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best coffee shop around! They also have amazing cinnamon rolls and apple fritters! The owners are always friendly and welcome you like family. They will make any flavor combo you want or they can create one for you. You seriously don't want to miss it!! Ice cream is great if it is hot outside, too.

Thank Bobbie W
Stafford, Virginia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Absolutely LOVE The Daily Grind! Outstanding service, wonderful coffee, and a fabulous local atmosphere! I didn't try the pastries...only because I'm on a diet. I will definitely be back!

Thank LoriC64
Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a friendly little coffee shop/bakery/ice cream shop. I visited for breakfast and enjoyed their delicious homemade cinnamon rolls and a caramel macchiato. They are known for their homemade donuts. Great place to chat, read the paper or grab a quick bite to eat. Love to support local businesses!!

Thank mccloy9
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Coffee is the best, donuts are hard to pass up and staff is always friendly and engaging. If you are on the island make sure you stop in.

Thank Cindy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-541-0471
Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream is open 7 days a week. We have a relaxing setting with FREE WIFI! We offer a variety of menu items. Fresh Brewed Coffee, Latte's, Iced Latte's, Iced Coffee, Smoothie's, Frappe's, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Bagels, Muffins, Hand Dipped Ice Cream, FRESH HOT DONUTS and much much more!!! Please stop in and visit us.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?