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Crabby Mike's

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121 S Topsail Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6743
+1 910-328-4331
11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Party of 8 women arrived looking for crab legs but no crab legs! Restaurant was almost empty at 7:00 but filled up quickly after one waitress went home. Left only one to serve all the tables. The $8 cosmo was very tiny! But everyone was happy with their meal except the one who ordered the cod and crab soup. Baked... More 

Thank Lindsey B
Blue Ridge, Virginia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stopped by for an afternoon drink and appetizer. Very good food. Had Spinach/Crab dip. Large chunks of crab, very pleased.

Thank Deb W
Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were here for dinner. The service was quick and friendly. They were quick to share interesting details about the island. The snow crab leg dinner was to die for, and the hushpuppies are delicious! Bar service was available. I thought the prices were reasonable for the portion size, and all of our food was well prepared. I would definitely... More 

Thank Firegrrl03
Hampstead, North Carolina
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had lunch there today. Used to like eating here. Server was great. Was not busy for lunch (should have been a hint). Lunch menu is extremely limited, and that is OK, if the food is excellent. Ordered Cod Fingers and hush puppies. Folks, I honestly didn't think you could screw up hushpuppies here in the south. The fish was... More 

Thank Tim R
Durham, North Carolina
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We make this our first restaurant stop after crossing the bridge onto Topsail Island. The food is good and the wait staff friendly. Crab dip is always wonderful.

Thank Barbara H
Chardon, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Hostess picked out a table for our group where current patrons were eating AYCE. We said we were open to be split into separate tables. They seated everyone that came in the door while we waited for the AYCE table to finish. Before we were seated they ran out of crab legs. We left unsatisfied. When I asked the hostess... More 

Thank Pegaw
Le Roy, Illinois
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great food, easy to get to, no waiting for seating at prime time. Service was excellent, food was even better. Cost was above average but expected. Great place to eat!

Thank TonyaR434
Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went in and sat down, but menu for lunch was not much, and they were out of a lot of food, and didn't offer some things on the menu. We decided to leave and go elsewhere. Very dissappointed. Should have known since there were only 3 cars in the restaurant. and only two tables seated in the restaurant. will... More 

Thank atlanticboy701
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My friend got married a couple months before and all he had to do was get a reservation setup. So, we called Crabby Mike's since it was convenient for the rehearsal dinner. After getting there the person running the location said he wasn't expecting us and that we had to call to "confirm." Granted last time eating here it wasn't... More 

Thank SRamsey1
Laurinburg, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Had to wait to be seated (party of five) even though they were not busy and tables were clearly available. Had to wait, once seated; to be offered drinks. Waitress was not clear on what they had available from the bar. Sweet tea, when ordered; ran out after one round. The best part was the fish. It was fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 S Topsail Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6743
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-4331
We are a family owned restaurant that has been is business 9 years. Although no one is perfect we strive to give you the best service and great food at a fair price. We are know for large parties and children. Most of our seafood comes from a local seafood business less than a mile from our door. We are know for our Crab Legs, Freash Maine lobster and Blue Crab. We have full ABC and a friendly staff. Stop on by say hi to crabby mike and enjoy....

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