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The Daily Grind

208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
+1 910-541-0471
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (106 reviews)
“ice cream” (62 reviews)
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208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here in early morning to grab some breakfast for the beach while we waited for sea turtle release!! What a fun time! Coffee was very good & apple fritter was EXCELLENT. Cinnamon buns were only average, so just skip those and go straight for...More

Thank pjgator
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here the past two days and the staff is very friendly and accommodating. I came in just for a coffee and the wife wanted a donut but were SOLD OUT! If that's any indication, they are good! So we went back today and...More

Thank CUPanthersFanMatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a yummy stop! A ton of selections for ice cream, donuts, and coffee. There's a full coffee board with different flavor combinations. Husband: The Buckeye in a frappuccino: chocolate peanut butter frap, this was great! Me: Nutty Irishman: hazelnut and Irish cream in...More

Thank Brianne T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit The Daily Grind every year. The staff is always super friendly, and the coffee, donuts and fritters are always very consistent in awesomeness. We visit every morning of our vacation and sometimes find ourselves back there for an evening treat. We have tried...More

Thank jenmurray23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ICECREAM... and coffee! Check the times though because I believe they close earlier than you would think. I know a few times we tried to stop in and they had already closed.

Thank 537shawnaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped here after church to take baked goods home, but there was not much of a selection. The choices I made turned out not to be very fresh, but the flavor was good. I hope their new location is bigger and has more selections.More

Thank springsgirlColorado
Tracey H, Owner at The Daily Grind, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We restock our bake goods several times a week therefor this time of year freshness is enevetable. I'm not sure what you could have received that was not fresh. We do run out of things from time to time as we can not stock enough...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a cup of coffee and the cashier talked me into a fresh baked cinnamon roll. It was delicious!

Thank KAAC1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for some ice cream after a day on the beach - great service and really great ice cream! There is plenty of seating inside or benches outside to sit. The adjoining shops were closed but we got to do some window shopping...More

Thank EJAnderson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got coffee here several mornings and it was very good. Ice cream selection is good, and well-priced.

Thank baylorsinva
Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you LIKE cinnamon rolls, you are going to LOVE the cinnamon rolls here. Like WONDERFUL and we make homemade. We got one on the way back home but if we had known, we would have bought them all and ate them on the spot....More

Thank Serenewellness
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21 February 2015|
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Response from Jan3571 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have iced coffee, as well as hot coffee, frappes, smoothies and even ice cream. Great owners. Super nice people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 N New River Dr, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6677
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Topsail Island  >  Surf City
  • Phone Number: +1 910-541-0471
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Daily Grind Coffee, Donuts & Ice Cream is open 7 days a week. We have a relaxing setting with FREE WIFI! We offer a variety of menu items. Fresh Brewed Coffee, Latte's, Iced Latte's, Iced Coffee, Smoothie's, Frappe's, Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Bagels, Muffins, Hand Dipped Ice Cream, FRESH HOT DONUTS and much much more!!! Please stop in and visit us.
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