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Mainsail Restaurant

404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
+1 910-328-0010
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
404 Roland Ave, Surf City, Topsail Island, NC 28445-6685
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great food and drinks! This is our second visit to Mainsail and we love it! I had a delicious birthday dinner of scallops. Everyone enjoyed their food!

Thank Mommylovestofly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Topsail Island for the past seven years. Our family of 10 had never tried Mainsail and decided to give it a try. We offered to split our large party up because it often takes a while to set 10 people at one...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good not crowded. A little pricey. Not sure if it was just our server but she really seemed like she really did not want to be there.

Thank love2getaway18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had no time to check reviews , we needed to eat and just pulled up , got seated quickly on a Friday evening. We all had different seafood, it was good, not spectacular .Typical beach seafood spot, good enough and pricey. Pleasant service, would...More

Thank PeacefulSpirit4
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Questions & Answers
8 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Topsail2002 | Property representative |
When in season we do, hopefully they will start to come in by September. Thanks for the inquiry.
25 March 2016|
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
1 June 2015|
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
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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