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Mainsail Restaurant

404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
+1 910-328-0010
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“loaded potato” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (30 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Mainsail was definitely underwhelming in terms of decor, but the food was good and so were the drinks. I'd definitely recommend the loaded baked potato which was amazing! My boyfriend and I didn't wait very long (maybe 10 minutes), but seemed like big groups...More

Thank Faithlynn7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family type restaurant. Steak and seafood was good. Special was expensive but everything else was priced as expected.

Thank laragona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is excellent. The wait staff is very friendly and attentive. I had the crab stuffed flounder. It was very tasty, but the sides are fair to average. I felt it was a bit pricey for what was served.

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a bit skeptical about this place based on reviews, but opted for Mainsail because we could make a reservation. Food was great from coconut shrimp & raw oyster appetizers to 3 of our 4 entrees. The crab soup had a ton of crab...More

Thank twa184
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of nine and we went twice during our week vacation. Handled our group well both times. Food was good for everyone. Wait staff were nice and efficient. Would definitely go again.

Thank 1015grasser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my family and everything was excellent! 7 of us got seated in under 10 minutes during peak dinner time and the food was great. Highly recommend the Cajun Alfredo with chicken or shrimp. Our waitress was named Aunilie and she was phenomenal,...More

Thank jordanbleyer
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went with family. I got the crab cakes and they were so full of shells they were completely inedible. Got a baked potato on the side and it tasted like it was cooked in a microwave. If you want any kind of sauce at all...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I ordered the shrimp and crab scampi - not too much crab in it, but otherwise really good. My husband ordered the New York Strip (usually he gets Rib Eye but they didn't have it on the menu). The Strip was the best he's ever...More

Thank EJAnderson
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The food we had was good but the entree selections were limited within each major type (seafood, steak, etc) so if you are picky, it could be a problem. The prices were average for the product but they aren't cheap because the items were nicely...More

Thank beachbum2463
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Nothing special here. Very average food and service. The seafood was not fresh and our waiter was either new or just didn't care. Not worth a second visit.

Thank Janine S
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Questions & Answers
OBXhawkeye
8 August 2016|
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Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
When in season we do, hopefully they will start to come in by September. Thanks for the inquiry.
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cybrbzy
25 March 2016|
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Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
Daddy Mac's can accommodate you all at 5:00 PM, while Mainsail would be able to accommodate you at 4:30 PM. Please let me know if either of these times work for you all. Cheers, Steven Pasquantonio Owner
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HGHS
1 June 2015|
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Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry. Yes, we have a kid's menu and we do take reservations. We can seat you all together. Please call anytime, we will be happy to make one for you. Look forward to seeing you all on Father's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-328-0010
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