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Gallagher's Sports Bar & Grill

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614 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6976
+1 910-541-0877
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While they serve my favorite side dish, sweet potato fries, 9 times out of 10 they come out burnt. My waitress knows us and says she will get us a new batch but they generally are much the same. However I absolutely love the cheeseburger with bacon and onion straws. It's delicious! They also have great appetizers and my family... More 

Thank GabSettle
Raleigh, North Carolina
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed a variety of food here - highly recommend the awesome Irish Egg Rolls as an appetizer, nice combination of corned beef, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese in a fried wonton. Yummy. Really nice burgers, the salmon was good, wife said her cod and chips was very nice, and I loved the large portion of great onion rings! Best of all... More 

Thank txwolfy
Charleston, South Carolina
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211 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having not been to Gallagher's for some time, we returned to find it was just as good as always. Eating at the high top tables in the bar lets us watch the TVs, and the Reuben is my absolute favorite.

Thank geo08
North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sandwiches ok, good service but don't order fish. Fishy-ist tuna I've ever had. We ordered to go, I had one bite and spit it out. Hard to believe you can't get fresh fish at the beach.

Thank kabreesa
Saipan, Mariana Islands
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There were 11 of us that came here for dinner on October 6th. We were seated promptly and the served took our drink orders as soon as we were seated. The food came out pretty quickly and it was nice and hot. They have a nice menu with lots of variety. Plenty of TV's on the walls to watch sporting... More 

Thank Hafa670
Beulaville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Best hamburger on the beach and nice place to sit with your family for dinner. It can get crowded but the service is good and staff friendly. One of my favorites in Surf City.

Thank Ben T
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great for families and the burgers are awesome! Very accommodating to our party of 10! Looking forward to going back!

Thank Kyoz12
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The Reuben was incredible. My burger was great; a bit over cooked but not all medium wells are the same at different places. They offer many burgers, even with jalapenos. Service was great. This is listed as a sports bar, but had a nice feel. Sort of separated by half wall. Not cheap, but not much is on the island.

Thank Jonezgrl
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Great food and atmosphere!! Our waitress was wonderful and the burgers were the best we have ever had!!

Thank Toss n Paint P
Wilmington, North Carolina
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My husband and I visited for lunch on a Saturday. We chose Gallagher's because we'd been here before 2 years ago and had a good experience. I wish I could say we had another good experience. We were encouraged to sit at a table at the bar, which was fine, as husband wanted to watch football on the big screens... More 

Thank garciacat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 22
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 614 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6976
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-541-0877
Gallagher's Sports Bar & Grill is the place to be for family fun! 16 Flat Screen TV's, a great professional staff and something on the menu for everyone. Gallagher's Sports Bar & Grill uses the freshest local seafood available, local produce when it's in season and locally baked breads and desserts!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?