Nightlife in Topsail Island, NC

 

When night falls on Topsail Island, NC there are plenty of places to go with a group, or to meet new people, for a cocktail, dance, sing karaoke, or just relax with a cool beach drink.  This list will supply the locations on and just off the island for any and all of those aforementioned festivities.  And don't you fret, taxi options are listed in our Getting Here, Getting Around section for your safe departure and arrival back home. 

Featured Local Businesses

Surf City

Gallagher's Bar & Grill Topsail Island NightlifeGallagher's Bar & Grill614 N. New River Rd.
Surf City, NC 28445 • map(910) 541-0877
gallagherssurfcitybarandgrill.com

As one of the newer additions to the Surf City area, Gallagher's Bar & Grill has made a positive addition as a great eat and drink spot. Gallagher's offers both in and outdoor seating which is a great way to have a meal with friends and family in the summer sun,...more about Gallagher's Bar & Grill

The Brass Pelican Tavern2112 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-4373

Serving as the 'unofficial welcome center of Surf City,' The Brass Pelican is an old Topsail Island favorite for local residents and returning visitors. Their large outdoor deck is a great place to spend a summer evening under the stars, or playing an assortment of games with friends. Entertainment is provided on Friday...more about The Brass Pelican Tavern

Crab Pot508 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-5001

This funky spot is popular with locals and folks who like beach music and shagging, the official dance of the beach crowd. The "Shag Shack," as it's known, rocks all summer with beach bands, local DJs and shaker cans. Crab Pot has a casual screened-in dining room and bar. No one is...more about Crab Pot

Englese's Italian Restaurant13460 Hwy. 50-210
Surf City, NC 28445 • map(910) 329-4200

While it is widely known that visitors and locals alike stop into Englese's for their fabulous menu and eats, people are often surprised at the 'after-dinner' crowd that fills up the bar area.  Their friendly bartenders can whip up most any drink your belly desires, as you sit conversing with friends,...more about Englese's Italian Restaurant

Gilligan'sN.C. Hwy. 50
Surf City, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-4090

Gilligan's is a friendly neighborhood tavern by day and turns into a rocking club after the sun goes down. A DJ spins on Friday and Saturday nights and there is a large dance floor. Occasionally live bands play during the summer season. Gilligan's is a private club with a membership fee of $1, though visitors may...more about Gilligan's

Margarita's Bar & Grill2111 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC • map(910) 328-3066

Margarita's has live bands, or DJs spinning beach music, every Saturday night, all summer and karaoke is also popular here. If you work up an appetite shagging on the dance floor or belting out a tune, Margarita's dishes up the only late-night breakfast on the island, serving between 11 PM and 4 AM...more about Margarita's Bar & Grill

Topsail Beach

Quarter Moon Books & Gifts Topsail Island NightlifeQuarter Moon Books & Gifts708 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-4969
(800) 697-9134
quartermoonbooks.com

Enjoy a delicious cappuccino or a cool fruit smoothee while browsing Quarter Moon's great selection of books. Whether you're looking for a breezy beach read, an intriguing biography, or a nature guide, they offer terrific choices for all interests.  Quarter Moon also offers a variety of sleepwear and the fabulous clothing...more about Quarter Moon Books & Gifts

Beach Buggy of Topsail IslandTopsail Beach, NC 28445 • map(910) 329-0505

The Topsail Island, NC, Beach Buggy's 15-passenger chauffeured shuttle bus can be just what you need for a safe night out on the town, a Topsail Island tour, a group outing to a sporting event, a bachelor/bachelorette party, or anywhere you and your company might wish to travel together. Fully licensed...more about Beach Buggy of Topsail Island

Home Port Restaurant & Pub  $$718 S. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-7000

Everyone feels right at home in the warm and cozy dining room at Home Port Restaurant & Pub. The theme here is definitely and deliciously Italian. The chicken, meatball or sausage parmigiana sandwiches are lunchtime favorites, along with burgers, great subs and fresh salads. The dinner menu includes steaks, seafood, homemade...more about Home Port Restaurant & Pub

Sneads Ferry

The Smokers Post Cigar BarAtlantic Plaza, 1042 N.C. Hwy. 210
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460 • map(910) 327-2496

The Smokers Post Cigar Bar, a members-only club, has an inviting uptown feel. The only cigar bar of its kind in the area, this smoke-free bar has a separate and well-ventilated cigar lounge plus a small walk-in humidor. With all ABC permits, the bar pours a full array of cocktails and...more about The Smokers Post Cigar Bar

 
 
 
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