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Mia's Marketplace

14061 Nc Highway 50, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6536
+1 910-803-0316
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Not going back

One of the worst customer service experiences I have encountered. This shop must be making enough... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
ebatten
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Earlysville, Virginia
A cute and special shop

I frequent this shop. It has special gift items from clothing to home decor. It also has a candy... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
GabSettle
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Surf City, North Carolina
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2 shopping experiences in One Huge Store! Located in the original well-loved Docksider builder on the mainland. Visit The Pantry at Mia's ~ Old-fashioned candy, 32 flavors of salt water taffy, dips, mustards and salsas, & the best pretzels & chips! The Boutique is packed with uncommon gifts, home decor, jewelry, resort-wear and specialties. Not to mention the friendliest staff in Surf City! You'll be glad you visited!
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  • Poor3%
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14061 Nc Highway 50, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6536
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+1 910-803-0316
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

One of the worst customer service experiences I have encountered. This shop must be making enough that they don't need to gain new customers. I am an adult and am capable of carrying around a drink while shopping but apparently they don't allow that or...More

2  Thank ebatten
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Most stores in the area, other than the tourist beach stores, will not permit food and drinks. We are not a restaurant. We do, however, sell merchandise that can be ruined by just one spilled drink. Accidents do happen, and...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I frequent this shop. It has special gift items from clothing to home decor. It also has a candy store in the back.More

1  Thank GabSettle
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for your review! It's always a pleasure to hear you shop with us on a regular basis. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your shopping experience even better! You can always speak to us in person,...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It's kind of uncomfortable-- you get the feeling someone is staring at you--there are a lot of shops like this, prey on tourists...I want to support local business but I can't bring myself to buy anything in there.More

2  Thank bdstacy13
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on being a 'non-touristy' type of shop. Our Local clientele is happy to find local high-quality, reasonably priced gifts, home decor, apparel, jewelry and pantry and candy. Our Tourists love us because we are unique in our...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

We found the shop to have lovely items. (All overpriced). The consistent rudeness of the same sales lady year after year has keep my family from visiting this store. My family has taken yearly vacations to Topsail for the last 20 plus years, visiting and...More

2  Thank Guinea1957
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

I apologize you feel you were stalked. We have many unique items that are not in your typical stores. For that reason, we like to be close by our valued customers to offer back-stories to the products, gifts and apparel - educating them and offering...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Love this little store, fits in great with the little beach town vib. Little unique treasures. Not your usual touristy, same old itemsMore

Thank seashells9
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you had a good visit, and found some unique pieces. We pride ourselves on being a little 'different' and not the typical tourist shop. We hope you'll visit again soon or...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of my go to shops for gifts and home. I love the unique pieces and their inventory is constantly updating. I can't get enough of Mia's. I buy house warming gifts, wedding gifts, Christmas, and birthday gifts. Best of all I buy...More

Thank GabSettle
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you, Gabrielle, for the review! We are so pleased you can cover all your bases here at Mia's! Because we all love our products, it's so easy to share stories and share the LOVE with y'all! We look forward to seeing you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Beautiful gift item's, nostalgic candies, intensely scented candles, nice clothing items, and most important of all, a fabulously friendly staff who make shopping fun! I loved just browsing here and talking with the very southern and very friendly lady who works here. If I am...More

1  Thank KelticKate
sandilowry, Owner at Mia's Marketplace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for the kind words! We look forward to your next visit. We are so fortunate to have wonderful women working with us, who share our passion for unique things and love meeting customers, who ultimately become friends. Don't forget you can shop online...More

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A nice little store with a little bit of everything. Very friendly staff. Great selection of classic candy. We went back just for their dips. Very friendly staff. Worth the stop. Did I mention their staff is very friendly…

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We have stopped here twice this year. Once in May when we came down for a few days. They didn't have any sugar free taffy at the beginning of May but told me they would during the summet months. We came back in September for...More

Thank Myrna A
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My wife loves to check out small local shops when we travel. I enjoy unusual wind chimes on our back porch at home. We bought a very cool handmade glass wind chime. Can't wait to get it home. They also have a neat little candy...More

Thank Pop-pop2011
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Fred K
29 May 2015|
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Response from sandilowry | Property representative |
Yes, we have gift certificates! Any denomination. Thank you for your interest! We realize you have choices, and we thank you for choosing Mia's Marketplace.
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Myrna A
26 May 2015|
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Response from sandilowry | Property representative |
Our summer hours are: Mon, Tues, Wed & Sat: 10am - 6pm Thurs & Fri: 10am - 7pm Sunday: 11am - 4pm
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