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Daddy Mac's Beach Grille

108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
+1 910-328-5577
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (70 reviews)
“shrimp” (92 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Daddy Mac's was incredible. The food was outstanding and the service was great. We ate out on the deck and were able to watch the sunset as we ate. Highly recommend!!

Thank kjw5668
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first time to the area and Daddy Mac's. First we were impressed with how friendly and attentive all of the staff was. We were made to feel appreciated. We were seated on the outside deck by choice and it was a beautiful view which...More

Thank werlivinlife
Topsail2002, Owner at Daddy Mac's Beach Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the kind words! Happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first arrived, there was quite a waiting line, but the staff quickly seated everyone. They were friendly and efficient, so we did not have to wait long at all for anything, and the food was plentiful and delicious. I highly recommend the salmon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by a local realtor to the couple we met for dinner. We waited about 20 minutes to be seated on a busy Saturday evening. The oceanfront view was beautiful and added ambiance for certain, but unfortunately the menu was disappointing as...More

1  Thank MICANJNCGirl
Topsail2002, Owner at Daddy Mac's Beach Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We do not allow smoking or vaping in the oceanfront deck, sometimes guests do not follow the rules.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone in our party of 7 was thrilled with our selections, even the one who ordered liver and onions at a seafood restaurant! Delicious food, excellent service, smiling faces everywhere, and very efficient staff (I love watching the table turnovers at a busy restaurant and...More

Thank Nanny_on_the_scene
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came to Daddy Macs for date night. We sat on the deck which was great! The inside dining room was also very nice. Started with calamari, very good with cocktail sauce and aioli. We split crab cakes and seared Tina with...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was as wonderful as the view! It is the perfect pair. The Mahi Mahi was grilled perfectly. The cocktail was off the hook delicious. The price are really great for the location and the quality. Will be back. Hopefully often!

Thank Lisa R
Topsail2002, Owner at Daddy Mac's Beach Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind words! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daddy Mac's Beach Grille offers a great view of the Surf City beach, pier, and the Atlantic Ocean. Our server did a fine job - he was friendly, polite, helpful and prompt. We enjoyed our fried seafood (sea scallops and oysters are excellent) and broiled...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice meal & the place was clean & great view of the pier & ocean. The staff was friendly & the service was good.

Thank Sharonladybug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service. Only a twenty minute wait. Best restaurant we ate at while at Topsail Beach. All meals we ordered were very good.

Thank shirvery
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Questions & Answers
17 April 2017|
Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Yes we do offer take out. Also, we have a bar area and a walk up staircase from the beach. Hope you join us!
1 January 2017|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
Place strawberries, light rum, and dark rum into a blender. Puree until smooth and pour into a tall glass. Rinse out blender, then puree banana, pineapple juice, and cream of coconut until smooth. Slowly pour the banana... More
Rebecca R
28 July 2016|
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Response from GabSettle | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6638
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-5577
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Oceanfront dining at it's finest. Enjoy a wide selection of hand cut steaks, fresh island seafood, and the house specialties. A locals favorite since 2006.
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