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The Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream

208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
+1 910-541-0471
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“donuts” (108 reviews)
“apple fritters” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (73 reviews)
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06:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Cafe
208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop here occasionally for a sweet treat! Funky Monkey frappe is amazing! Stop in and try one on your next visit to TI!

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We took our son in to grab a milkshake. The service was great and all of the workers were so kind and hospitable. The milkshake was great and we will be back!

Thank HucksDad
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

On our family vacation to Topsail, we make it a point to stop at Daily Grind nearly everyday for their delicious coffee (cold brew especially) and ice cream for our children later in the day. Always met with a friendly helpful face and great service...More

Thank campbell647
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Daily Grind early in our vacation, as we hoped this would be our go-to place for morning coffee!! However, Jessica (the very young girl behind the counter barking orders and yelling at her elder coworkers) made our experience uncomfortable and awkward. Her rude...More

1  Thank Tobi H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great island bakery. Apple fritters, donuts. All delicious. Great coffee. Good service. A must stop while on island.

Thank RunnerGirl224
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I vacationed in Surf City for a week and I visited The Daily Grind each morning. I was only about a 1/2 mile from them, so I would walk to get my coffee and then walk down the beach while I drank it. It was...More

Thank swrightqh
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Doughnuts to start, ice cream to finish. Every day. Jeremy, switch back to chocolate drizzle on the Reese doughnut!

Thank dougbiette
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Coffee is great amd the staff remembered our orders after two visits. Made us feel like our home town coffee shop. Also a great stop for local gifts

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in to share a coffee drink and were pleased with the offerings. We ended up with a turtle frappuccino and it was delicious. Perfect consistency with lots of caramel and chocolate syrup. A little sweet for some tastebuds but we...More

Thank kristen4007
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The Daily Grind is a daily must when we are in Surf City. Carolina Coconut Latte with an apple fritter is a great way to start the day. My 6 year old always looked forward to getting a hand dipped chocolate sprinkle donut and a...More

Thank sarahatmnu
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20 February 2015|
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Response from Jan3571 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have iced coffee, as well as hot coffee, frappes, smoothies and even ice cream. Great owners. Super nice people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
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
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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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