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La Tartaruga

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Sponsored by: La Tartaruga

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Fooddd!!!
1. Fooddd!!!
"The pizza was excellent and the owner a wonderful host."
Tammis T
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2. Authentic Italian Dining
2. Authentic Italian Dining
"The best pasta I have ever had."
Satish S
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3. Great service and ambiance!
3. Great service and ambiance!
"The best restaurant in Trinidad and Tobago."
Yashoda D
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About
Daytime: lunch, great coffees, teas & Francesca's dessert. Wine shop for home! Evening: fine dining, tasting menu', seafood and sicilian vegetarian recipes. Sunday: two courses lunch. Wine Spectator's Award wine cellar! Al fresco dining, teak floors, cupola and beautiful art work. Lush garden opposite the beach. Romantic. Great service. Reservations are recommended.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (286)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Full mouthwatering, genuine Italian menu. Excellent wine list and quiet, tranquil position. We came three years ago and were pleased the noise from nearby boom box car, a problem at the time, was not in evidence.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ladybird101
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Real nice place, high quality food, friendly and well educated people. I would definitely recommend to have dinner here. Prices are higher than the average restaurant in tobago, but you'll get the best olives, wine, pasta and parmesan cheese for it. And omg that tiramisu......!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank floralitsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not visited this restaurant in years and was not disappointed. Food was spectacular and the wine list extensive. Desserts made by the owner Gabriele’s daughter were mouth wateringly divine!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TaraP753
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like really authentic Italian food with the best presentation and cooking this is the place for you to eat on Tobago. Gabrielle and his family are the best folks you could ever wish to meet. You could not get any better food or...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank amazingsue
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a final night in Tobago with family. Since we had kids they accommodated us earlier than their opening time. Service was excellent....the Italian chef is very very friendly, helpful with choosing our dishes and an explanation of what it contains. A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 584angelines
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Called in with my wife for an evening meal Beautiful location and friendly attentive staff Lasagne was as good as any Italian resteraunt I’ve visited, simply perfect My Wife has the Spinach Cannelloni which was absolutely superb! Wine is very expensive but it is in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hodar1812
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant. The food was amazing & the service was excellent. The chef is chatty and his staff is just as bubbly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 443donnar
Reviewed 3 December 2018

The personalised service and range of menu and wines was very impressive. Very tasty meals with attention to detail by the owners and staff. Worth a visit and a repeat!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the best seafood risotto you will come across!! The seafood was wonderfully fresh and the risotto was perfectly cooked. My husband had a chicken dish that he also enjoyed. We had the house red wine which was smooth and mellow. We were also treated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank t9deen
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely peaceful lunch. The chef, Gabriele was very friendly and very passionate about his food. The chicken Alfredo was incredibly tasty and the prawn pesto was cooked to perfection. The desert was fantastic, the best tiramisu I have ever had.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nicholasp2291
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Claudia R
22 August 2018|
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Response from gabrieletobago | Property representative |
Buongiorno Claudia. We have tables on the outside covered patio. We are accross from the beach facilities in the evening the view of the sea will be dark.
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