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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” (171 reviews)
“fries” (64 reviews)
“banana split” (12 reviews)
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316 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6604
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Reviewed yesterday

Wow! The inside of this place brings back memories way back in time. They had about 16 ice cream flavors to choose from the day we went. I got the carmel salted truffle. It was delicious! My daughter loved the orange pineapple and my husband...More

Thank wvu_mountaineer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a cute little diner with good food and great ice cream. There are tons of antiques to see as well. From the old school jukebox to the ride on rides for little children. What a fun stop!

Thank Cntrychica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the atmosphere is fun and nostalgic the service we encountered was poor. The person who waited on us seemed bothered by our mere presence.

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped with another couple for ice cream. Their ice cream is Hershey's. Prices reasonable but not extraordinary about the ice cream. Servers were really friendly and fast.

Thank offunspirit
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting place with lots of humor and history on the walls. Looking for a cheeseburger quickly this is the place. Lots of families with kids around making it a fun place. Spend time looking at the things all over the walls. The kids...More

Thank BillCarraway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came just about every night while on vacation. So glad we did. We had dinner here and it was just as good as we hoped it would be. I had the chilli dog with slaw and onion rings. Delicious diner style food. 🍔🌭🍟 The...More

Thank phislamajama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing particularly noteworthy about this place. Hot dogs and chili were below average but service was OK and they did serve ice cream so that was a plus. Service was just average.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Island Delights wasn't bad, but we weren't wowed either. The ice cream was good, and the servers were very nice, but in the end it is just Hershey's ice cream that you can get almost anywhere. Not sure how the other ice cream joints on...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From seeing all the good reviews, we stopped in for a quick inexpensive lunch. Hubby had a cheeseburger and fries, I got the chili cheese fries. The cheese on my fries was like canned nacho cheese, not real cheese. The fries themselves were good, hot,...More

Thank darryconner
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Best Dang Burger Around! We eat here all the time and love it just as much each and every time. Local feel with Great service! A must have if visiting the area.

Thank davidhall82
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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