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TL's Family restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Youngsville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

we stopped in here for lunch for the 1st time today, and will surely be back! we were greeted, seated,and attended to as soon as we walked in the door.our server was friendly, efficient, attentive, and pleasant. the menu is extensive, and we were happy to see that they also had a board listing specials for the day....we decided on... More 

Thank susan s
Nags Head, North Carolina
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166 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had a blood lab test and needed to fast. Once the blood was drawn I WAS HUNGRY. Couldn't pass this place without trying it. Ignored the specials on the board and went for an omelet. Came with toast, and home fries. I was not hungry when I left. Free coffee refills apparently as many as you wanted. I saw one... More 

Thank Reviewer_Bob
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After going to 3 other places that 1- wouldn't wait on us, 2-had no seating,3 - too expensive - SO VERY GLAD that we ended up at TL's. It appears the locals KNOW where to eat. Such polite people! Had a REAL burger - so thick! hand-patted and real meat. DELICIOUS!

Thank KingsportPamela
South Carolina
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210 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our second visit, the first having been a little less than a year ago. The first trip was with a group. This trip was just the two of us. We recalled good homecooking and went back for more. This seems to be a local stopover judging by the conversations around us and the fact the fact that most... More 

Thank bwodom
Dendron, Virginia, United States
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

TL'S is always great! Love the corned beef crispy. My husband always gets biscuits and gravy. Simple food that always taste great. Great prices and a friendly atmosphere. You can order a huge breakfast or just what you want.

Thank Laura R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had the biscuits and gravy good consistency but a little flavorless. Coffee is good. Orange juice is concentrated ( average). All in all the meal was good and the device too, I would eat here again.

Thank Kurt B
Lynchburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We try to go here on every trip. They have good food and friendly wait staff. We ate there for breakfast (great fatback) one morning and dinner one evening and both were delicious.

Thank Linda C
Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

While Visiting Manteo For The Day We Picked This Old Fashioned Cafe To Start Our Day. Country Style , Ham & Eggs , Fresh Big Bisguit, Not A Favorite, We Decided Not To Go Back For Dinner...

Thank East2West50
Greensboro, North Carolina
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My family got a couple orders of pancakes and sausage links to go. When we opened the boxex we thought there was a stack of 4-5 pancakes even though we'd only ordered 2. There was only 2 pancakes in each but they were each about 1/2" thick. That's not really my thing but if you love really really thick pancakes... More 

Thank Scubaaddict1
Asheville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good old boys staple of a place. Fantastic server ! Really good food . Eat like you live here. Southern fare.

Thank Ponytail2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: 2524733489

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