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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

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4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
+1 252-441-4179
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Newport News, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are frequent patrons to Mexican restaurants. The food was very good and portions were average. There were beautiful red Roma tomatoes as garnish. The cheese dip was thin. They seemed to be short staffed, because we waited a while for drink refills and then grabbed another waiter. The margaritas tasted like store bought mix with very little tequila.

Thank blessedfaithfully
Claymont, Delaware
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in as they were shutting down the kitchen for the night, but they quickly agreed to make a pizza for us. We took it back to the hotel and enjoyed it there.

Thank robinbryson
Nags Head, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I need to begin by saying that Tomas is AWESOME, truly a professional server- he put up with all of my requests for sliced avocado, the extra spicy home made salsa & a 'skinny margarita' with jalapeño please. :) Did I also mention that they have Don Julio? Always a good sign of quality and they DEFINITELY accommodate vegetarians- the... More 

Thank GirlsGoneAirborne
Carterville, Illinois
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There isn't much to say about this restaurant other than it was really delicious, had friendly service and I would eat here again.

Thank Bonnie M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite on our trips to the obx. Great food and friendly staff. Portion sizes are huge too. Very good place to eat.

Thank Dave K
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised! The food was excellent, the portions were huge and the service was outstanding. We will return!

Thank Lynne S
Morehead City, North Carolina
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Probably my favorite Mexican restaurant on the Outer Banks. This place offers a great Mexican menu and generous portions.

Thank charlesdailey
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

After hearing all the rave my family and I tried out LaFogata. Despite the outstanding service, the food was just...average. Prices were fair for the amount of food but none of us were truly impressed with our dinners. We have had better tasting dishes and drinks a few miles up the bypass.

Thank Jeff G
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Very friendly folks and good food. It was good but more than I could eat in one evening. I went during the winter.

Thank Cody J
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165 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food I have had anywhere. This would include Mexico City. Service a little slow but got our food quickly once we ordered.

Thank chuckland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-4179

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?