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“Delicious!”

Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar
Ranked #13 of 91 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Takeout
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

I have never been disappointed with the food at Tortuga’s. The “Island Steak” was cooked perfectly and beautifully seasoned. Honestly one of the best steaks i’ve had, and for $23, the price is comparable to other chain restaurants. The garlic mashed potatoes were fantastic as well. The “Jamaican Jerk Chicken” is a must try. Service was great as always. I have nothing negative to say about this place. Would highly recommend dining at Tortuga’s!

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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This place came highly recommended because of Guy Fieri's DDD review. I had the Tortuga chicken which was hard as a rock. I should have known something was wrong when they served it with a steak knife. My wife's tuna was just ok. The waitress was nice and it was busy when we left but there are many better places to eat in OBX.

Thank balger
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

A small, friendly place a block off the beach. Interesting menu with some good specials. We had the Coco Loco Chicken and a blackened tuna sandwich special. The sides were excellent, especially the rice and beans. We started with the quinoa salad, which was big enough to share and was delicious. This is a great stop on a beach vacation, with a good bartender. It is fairly small, so don't be surprised by a wait.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

It seems this place first on everyone's list when asked for a restaurant recommendation. The Hatteras Style Chowder is a must and the fish taco platter is awesome.

Thank Richard_F_NY_13
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We came for dinner on a Saturday night during the summer so we of course expected it to be busy. So busy that we had drinks and appetizers at another restaurant anticipating a delay in eating. We hung out in the back playing volleyball and corn hole waiting about 1.5 hours for a table. Waitress was great but good grief we waited forever just for the appetizer fries and then even longer for the meal. We ordered burgers which shouldn’t require that long to make. Food was delicious but the kitchen was operating far too inefficiently for such a small place. Recommend the beans and rice. Definitely consider when you go.

Thank RaleighBri
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