Topsail Island Restaurants

Topsail Island Restaurant Guide

Dining out is a fundamental staple of vacationing. Fortunately, those who choose to dine out on Topsail Island are in luck. Specializing in local seafood, the island has a bounty of restaurants and dives, perfect for all tastes.
The majority of the dining establishments on Topsail Island are locally owned and share almost as much history as the island itself. With several offering an array of music and nightlife, the lively island atmosphere is bound to keep you stress free.
From lavish, oceanfront view restaurants to the authentic seafood dives, Topsail accommodates all environments.
We've created a comprehensive list of all the casual and fine dining establishments on the island for you. Bon appétit!

BEACH BUMS GRILL & BAR

A North Topsail Beach staple offering cold drinks, good food, and live music right along the beach!

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SEAVIEW PIER RESTAURANT

Enjoy a fresh meal right on the pier! This friendly restaurant combines a picturesque view of the Atlantic Ocean with a nice little restaurant offering freshly prepared seafood and other delectable items.

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DIRTY SOUTH BAR & GRILL

Lively bar and grill with lots of outdoor seating. Live music and good times at Dirty South.

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BEACH SHOP & GRILL

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this eclectic shop and restaurant uses the finest ingredients to create inspired takes on low-country inspired foods.

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BREEZEWAY RESTAURANT

Right on the water, Breezeway serves up delicious crab legs and other seafood classics!

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CORA'S ISLE-END DELI

This awesome deli located on the south end, offers great specials using fresh ingredients. Now in a brand new location! 

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QUARTER MOON BOOKS, GIFTS & WINE BAR

A nice after hours place to wind down with a glass of wine as the sun sets over the island.

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TOPSAIL STEAMER

Topsail Steamer offers Seafood Steamer Pots prepared with fresh local seafood, meats, veggies and home-made spices to take home, steam, eat and enjoy!

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FRACTURED PRUNE

Delicious, homemade donuts and hot coffee. Mmm.

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BEAUCHAINES 211

A casual upscale seafood restaurant with a scenic outdoor patio. Amazing views, food and dessert!

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SANTINO'S PIZZA & MORE

Great pizza place with Wednesday wing specials and delicious po' boys.

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HOT DIGGITY DOG

A Surf City staple with great hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches and nachos. Hot Diggity Dog serves delicious ice cream and treats all from a nostalgic street-side hut.

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BUDDY'S CRAB HOUSE & OYSTER BAR

Awesome place for raw seafood and a beer with spectacular views of the Surf City pier.

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DADDY MAC'S BEACH GRILLE

Cold drinks, plenty of outdoor and indoor seating and a variety of burgers, steaks and seafood, Daddy Mac's is a vibrant outdoor restaurant on the ocean.

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ISLAND CRUSH ITALIAN ICE

A polite staff with a thirst quenching selection of Italian ice's and frozen drinks.

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BEACH BUNNY SUBS & GRILL

A local's favorite, this American diner has a little bit of everything.

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HWY 55 SHAKES & FRIES

Amazing handmade shakes and classic car hop style burgers, Hwy 55 is a southern chain that adds a bit of nostalgia in their restaurants.

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SWINGBRIDGE CORK & BREW

Great place to buy beer & wine, hangout and have a beer on tap!

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SPUDEE'S

Great comfort food with a twist! This down home eatery offers traditional foods and sweets as well as items such as poutine with gravy Smokey burger.

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BATSON'S GALLEY FAMILY RESTAURANT

Near the old swing bridge, Baston's is a staple of Topsail Island of southern family fare. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, you gotta try the local's favorite. 

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NEW YORK CORNER DELI

Featuring an upstairs dining area decked out in NY themed decor, this breakfast, brunch or lunch hot spot has all your New York deli needs.

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THE DAILY GRIND SUGAR ISLAND BAKERY & SUPPLIES

Must try their homemade donuts! The Daily Grind offers fantastic coffee and baked goods. They also serve up delicious ice cream and shakes!

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HARDEE'S

Casual fast food chain with charbroiled thick-burgers.

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FANCY SUSHI ASIAN FUSION

A nice array of Chinese food and sushi. All your favorite rolls and take out dishes can be found here.

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DOMNIOS

Always a deal at Domino's pizza. Delivery late night.

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ISLAND DELIGHT'S RESTAURANT

Serving sandwiches, burgers & 22 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream, Island Delight's is a family owned and operated restaurant that cures any and all sweet tooth cravings.

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MAX'S PIZZA

Family run pizzeria with good sized crust on their pies. Other favorites includes subs and pasta.

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GALLAGHER'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL

Watch all the games here at Gallagher's Sports Bar and Grill. Known in the area for their great burgers, friendly staff and local seafood, catch all the action while you're on the island.

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TRAILER BAR

Cold drinks, live music, and a good time! The Trailer Bar inhabits the free-spirited minds of Topsail Island.

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TORTUGA'S NEST

Great drinks and large dance-floow; get ready to get your groove on at. Tortuga's Nest!

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HULAS BAR AND GRILL

Happy little dive bar with good food, live music and two pools tables. After the sun goes down, Hula's nightlife is just getting started!

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THE BRASS PELICAN

Chill vibes and good times, The Brass Pelican is a great place to hang out with friends, play corn hole, listen to live music, grab a drink and have fun. 

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10TH STREET GRILL & CHILL

Full service restaurant/bar in Surf City, NC. Frozen drinks, seafood/grill mixed menu, great beer/cocktail variety, bottled & single serve wines.

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