Welcome to the Beach Shop & Grill in Topsail Island, NC

We use the finest ingredients to create inspired takes on the South’s favorite foods.



Breakfast Menu

classic eggs benedict, served with anson mills stone ground grits or hash browns… 12
country breakfast, two eggs, choice of bacon, sausage or country ham, anson mills grits or hash browns and bread… 8
tree hugger omelet, spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, onions and goat cheese… 10
make your own omelet, choose from bacon, ham, sausage, cheese, tomato, onion, peppers, spinach, and mushrooms… 11

all omelets served with anson mills stone ground grits or hash browns and bread

quiche of the day, served with choice of anson mills grits or hash browns… 9
buttermilk pancakes, served with choice of bacon, sausage or country ham… 9
myers’s rum french toast, served with bacon, sausage or country ham… 10
granola with vanilla yogurt and seasonal fresh fruit… 9
egg sandwich… 3
egg and breakfast meat sandwich… 5

bread choices: biscuit, white, or wheat toast

Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients and the inspiration of the chef.


Lunch Menu

Salads and Starters

soup of the day, cup… 5 bowl… 8
crab, roasted artichoke & spinach dip, served with grilled pita bread… 11

green salad, organic greens, cucumber, tomato, carrots, pepitas,
 choice of dressing… 8
caesar salad, romaine hearts, croutons, parmesan, caesar dressing… 9
spinach salad, spiced pecans, strawberries, local goat cheese, cucumbers, red wine vinaigrette… 9
quiche of the day, with fruit or side salad… 9

Available dressings: ranch, caesar, bleu cheese, red wine vinaigrette, champagne vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette.
We proudly serve locally roasted Java Estates coffee, espresso, and tea.

Grill & Entrees

shrimp burger, lettuce, tomato, cajun remoulade on a brioche roll… 9
fried flounder sandwich, beer battered, red curry slaw, grilled kaiser… 11
south of anderson fish tacos, 2 flour tortillas, grilled fresh catch, mango jicama salsa, bok choy napa slaw, chipotle aioli… 12
fried buttermilk chicken sandwich, southern slaw, housemade pickles, kaiser roll… 12
grilled veggie wrap, mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, spinach, squash, zucchini, goat cheese in a sun dried tomato tortilla… 9

turkey on multigrain, swiss, fresh herb sun dried tomato aioli, avocado, arugula… 9

beach shop chicken pita, fried tenders, bacon, american cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo… 8

southern burger, fried green tomato, pimento cheese, bacon jam, fried tabasco onion rings on brioche… 12
beach shop burger, 8 oz. of fresh ground grass fed beef; choice of toppings… 10

beach shop hot dog, Nathan’s all beef, choice of toppings… 5

All sandwiches and hot dogs served with your choice of homemade
 potato chips, french fries or side salad. We serve certified grass-fed all-natural beef.
Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients and the inspiration of the chef.


Dinner Menu


fried green tomatoes, smoked gouda pimento cheese, red pepper coulis, warm bacon jam… 13
pork belly, kimchi and wholegrain mustard glaze… 9
tempura jumbo shrimp, korean chili sauce, micro greens… 12
soup of the day, cup… 5, bowl… 8


spinach, strawberries, goat cheese, pecans, cucumbers in a red wine vinaigrette… 9
garden salad, cucumber, tomato, carrot, toasted pepitas, choice of dressing… 8
caesar, romaine, parmesan, garlic herb croutons, caesar dressing… 8


south end fried seafood platter, 
nc flounder, shrimp, jalapeno hush puppies, southern slaw, malt vinegar aioli, honey butter… 24
chef’s special fresh catch, 
ask your server for details… market price
shrimp and grits, 
tasso ham, holy trinity creole broth, white cheddar anson mills grits… 27
vegetarian entree, 
roasted red pepper risotto, topped with aged parmesan roasted artichokes, asparagus tips, toasted pine nuts… 18
pan seared scallops, 
brussel sprouts, roasted garlic mash, and balsamic brown butter… 28
pork chop au poivre, 
bone in, butternut squash risotto, peppercorn cognac cream, bacon braised collards… 27
grilled cowboy ribeye, 
dry rubbed, goat cheese mashed potatoes, cipollini onion demi glace, squash casserole… 36
southern bistro burger, 
pimento cheese, fried green tomato, bacon jam, fried tabasco onions on brioche roll with fries… 14

For the Table

bacon braised brussel sprouts… 8
artisan bread with whole roasted garlic bulb confit… 7

We serve only antibiotic free, hormone free, sustainable, humanely raised meats. No substitutions, please. Split plate fee $5.
We serve Strauss grass fed beef and Heritage pork. No separate checks, please. 18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more.
Menu subject to change based on availability of ingredients and the inspiration of the chef.


Drinks Menu

Specialty Cocktails

blueberry vodka, fresh squeezed lemonade… 9
pear vodka, ginger ale, fresh squeezed limeade… 9
bourbon orchard, jefferson’s bourbon, black cherry rum, apple cider, sour… 10
hard lemonade, vodka, soda, lemonade… 9
strawberry fields, 
strawberry moonshine, tito’s vodka, blood orange, lemon… 10
bulldog smash, 
plymouth gin, fresh squeezed oj, ginger beer
 (all proceeds from this drink support bulldog rescue) … 10
blueberry-lavender mojito, 
rum, fresh mulled blueberries, mint, lime, lavender oil, soda… 12
classic sangria, 
tempranillo, cognac, grand marnier, soda… 9
french 75 rose, 
plymouth gin, gruet sparkling rose, lemonade… 10
classic old fashioned, 
bourbon, bitters, mulled cherries & oranges… 9
the kentucky saint, 
woodford reserve, st. germain, aperol, lemon… 12
the seelbach cocktail, 
bourbon, cointreau, angostura & peychaud’s bitters, champagne… 10
whiskey daisy, bulleit rye, honey syrup, grand marnier, lemon, soda, orange bitters… 10


abita andygator, LA
dogfish 60 minute ipa, DE
stone brewery ipa, CA
founders all day ipa, MI
rogue dead guy ale, OR
avery ellie’s brown ale, CO
bell’s two-hearted ale, MI
dixie beer, LA
allagash white, MA
duvel, BELGUIM
delirium tremens, BELGIUM
guinness pub draft, IRELAND
corona, MEXICO
stella artois, BELGIUM
bud light, MO
miller light, WI
miller highlife, WI
michelob ultra, MO
sam adams, MA
seasonal draught

North Carolina Brews

highand gaelic ale, asheville
foothills jade ipa, winston-salem
white street kolsch, wake forest
mother earth weeping willow wit, kinston
natty green’s pale ale, greensboro
duck rabbit milk stout, farmville

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

san pellegrino… 3
fiji bottled water… 6
milkshakes… 6
orangeades… 4
mexican coke… 3
sodas, tea… 2.75

Southern Bistro Burger: 8 oz. grass fed burger with fried green tomatoes, bacon jam, fried tabasco onions, and pimento cheese spread on brioche roll. Served with fries.
Fish Tacos: fresh grilled local catch with mango jicama salsa, bok choy napa slaw, and chipotle aioli
Fresh Crab Cakes with red curry aioli, corn fritter, and southern pickled vegetables.

Restaurant Hours

  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 11am – 9pm
  • Wednesday: 11am – 9pm
  • Thursday: 11am – 9pm
  • Friday: 11am – 9:30pm
  • Saturday: 8am – 9:30pm
  • Sunday: 8am – 9:30pm

Retail Store Hours

  • Monday: 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 9pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 9pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 9pm
  • Friday: 9am – 9:30pm
  • Saturday: 8am – 9:30pm
  • Sunday: 8am – 9pm


    We do not accept reservations. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

To-Go Orders

  • We accept take out orders. Please call (910) 328-6501 to place your to-go order. Visit us at the bar to pick up and pay.
Our herb garden
When you come for a visit, look for the sign!
Beautiful decoration on our back patio.
Welcome to the Beach Shop & Grill

About Us

Chef Chris Gates

Chef Chris Gates

beach shop & grill

At The Beach Shop and Grill we believe in using the best fresh, local ingredients to create rustic, low-country inspired dishes. Our menus reflect our passion for creating dishes from scratch including all of our desserts. We pride ourselves in going above-and-beyond, making from scratch as many items we serve as possible.

Purchased in March 2002 by Jeff and Cheryl Price, The Beach Shop and Grill is a landmark in Topsail Beach, NC. It began as Warren’s Soda Shop in 1952 selling hamburgers and hot dogs. The tradition of a fresh, hand-pattied burger is maintained along with other signature dishes such as Shrimp and Grits with Tasso Ham and Mile High Key Lime Pie.

Located at 701 South Anderson Boulevard, Topsail Beach, NC, 28445, (910) 328-6501, The Beach Shop and Grill serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from March through December.

Blueberry lavender mojito with homemade syrups
Our famous Mile High Key Lime pie
Our silky scratch-made crème brûlée

Private Events

private event space

We’re available for private events. Perfect for corporate outings, family reunions, wedding receptions, and rehearsal dinners. We are conveniently located within a block of the Topsail Island Assembly Building. For more information and to book your private event call (910) 328-6501.


food array

Let us cater your next event! Whether a corporate event, family function, or you just want an amazing spread for when everybody shows up to the vacation house, we’ve got you covered. Talk to us about your needs and we’ll create an amazing menu of food for up to 200 guests. Call (910) 328-6501 for more information.

Plating an entree back in the kitchen
Our busy dining room
A stunning ribeye on our charbroiler
Our beautiful dining area with entrance to our Beach Shop.

The Beach Shop

Nestled in the downtown area of Topsail Beach, located next to the Beach Shop and Grill is their gift shop, which attracts thousands of people every year.

While at the Beach Shop and Grill, you will want to visit the gift shop for some famous Beach Dog memorabilia. Everything from seventeen different Beach Dog t-shirts in bright tropical colors, to shorts, sweatshirts, Tervis Tumblers, magnets and stickers, is available. Collect all of the different Beach Dog t-shirts, inlcuding the new ones just added for this summer: Golfing Dog and Sea Kayaking Dog!

In addition to our Beach Dog line, you can also shop for Life Is Good, pick up some Sun Bum sun screen products, beach towels, beach chairs and toys for the kids.

While you are there, do not forget to drop in to say a special ‘hello’ to Chopper, the resident English Bulldog in the gift shop!

Our famous Beach Dog t-shirts
The counter in the Beach Shop looks like the back of a yacht!
Show your NC pride with a North Carolina hat.

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