Category Archives: Groceries and Markets

Settle into your Topsail Island beach house with a stocked fridge. You’ll be eating well during your Topsail Island vacation, as the area has access to incredible fresh seafood and produce. Many of our island grocers have been in business for decades and have earned the loyalty of Topsail Islanders, who shop there year-round.

We put together the best groceries and markets recommended by our Topsail Island locals:

Surf City Crab Seafood Market – 508 Roland Ave., Surf City, NC

Andrews Produce Stand – 8904 2nd Ave., North Topsail Beach, NC

Sisters Organic Market – 330 N. New River Drive, Surf City, NC

Thomas Tackle and Seafood – 1520 NC-50, Surf City, NC

Bradley’s Fresh Produce – On Hwy. 172 near the corner of Hwy. 172 and Hwy. 210, Sneads Ferry, NC

Find fresh seafood, diverse produce, fresh bread, farmers markets and more at groceries and markets in Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Sneads Ferry.

JM’s Place Seafood and Grocery- Fresh Surf City Seafood

For all of you folks out there who want the freshest seafood available but don’t want to get it the old-fashioned way, (“You get a line, I’ll get a pole,”) there’s a great place in Surf City that prides itself in offering the freshest of the fresh fish in town. “We take it when it comes … Continue reading JM’s Place Seafood and Grocery- Fresh Surf City Seafood

Have I Got a Scoop for You: Thomas Tackle and Seafood in Surf City

by Donna Byrd   I was walking around a popular local grocery store in the Surf City area the other day, trying to think of a seafood dish I could fix for dinner. While in the produce department, I saw the display of oranges and remembered a fantastic grilled grouper recipe I had prepared the … Continue reading Have I Got a Scoop for You: Thomas Tackle and Seafood in Surf City

Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market

by Donna Byrd When I was growing up, our family went to the beach every summer for a glorious week in July. Now, when I say family, I really mean the WHOLE family! Aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins…lots of cousins. We all rented condos close together and made the vacation like a huge, week long, family … Continue reading Andrews’ Produce, Topsail Island’s Farmer’s Market

It’s That Time of Year Again – Welcome back to Topsail!!

by Donna Byrd   It’s that time of year! Suitcases are being filled to the brim with bathing suits, beach cover ups, tee shirts, shorts and that one beachy dress that may be worn to a nice restaurant. Travel bags are stocked with sunscreen, magazines and that new John Grisham novel, a couple of pairs … Continue reading It’s That Time of Year Again – Welcome back to Topsail!!

Sisters Organic Market – Surf City, NC

by Donna Byrd Move over all of you organic markets in Surf City!  There’s a new kid on the block! Wait…there are no other organic markets in Surf City, Sneads Ferry, North Topsail Beach or down south on the island in Topsail Beach. Finally, we have our own  “back to nature”, organic market. Yes, that’s … Continue reading Sisters Organic Market – Surf City, NC

My “Go To” Topsail Fresh Seafood Market

by Donna Byrd When I was growing up, I rarely ate seafood. It seems when my mother was pregnant with my little brother she had gotten nauseated  while eating a fish dish.  After that, she couldn’t stand the smell or taste of fish.  So, needless to say, we never had it at home. I suppose … Continue reading My “Go To” Topsail Fresh Seafood Market

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach

A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975 The Andrews’ Produce Stand in N. Topsail Beach For nearly 40 years, the Andrews family has been selling produce and other locally grown goodies at the corner of Island Drive and 2nd Avenue in N. Topsail Beach. It all started around the time that Onslow County native, James Andrews … Continue reading A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach

Find Some Of Topsail Islands Freshest Local Catch At Surf City Crab Seafood Market

Surf City Crab Seafood Market If you’re looking for the freshest seafood Topsail Island has to offer, it’s hard to beat Surf City Crab Seafood Market without catching it yourself. This fresh seafood marketplace has been in business for more than 20 years and during that time, they’ve served the local community and visitors to … Continue reading Find Some Of Topsail Islands Freshest Local Catch At Surf City Crab Seafood Market