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All 8 Scarborough Restaurants

La Tartaruga Italian Restaurant

Buccoo Bay, Buccoo, Scarborough, Tobago
1 868 639-0940
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We weren't expecting such amazing Italian food... It was exceptional quality. Nice wines too though some looked very pricey. The staff were friendly and attentive. Overall a great evening here.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Even though I live in Tobago, it is always a special treat to eat at one of Tobago's finer restaurants. My wife and I had the grand antipasti which is basically a selection of Italian morsels packed with so much flavour, filling and fresh. The focaccia bread was to die for and we couldn't get enough of the addictive bruschetta!!... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went out of season to this restaurant, where I have eaten a number of times, so it was quiet. The service was attentive and relatively quick. The food itself was OK. I had Chicken Alfredo whilst my guests had Shrimp Alfredo. I found my chicken to be a little dry, whilst the home-made pasta, in my view, was a little... More

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Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went to La Tararuga one evening as a family, such a great meal - cooked by the Italian owner. Had a wine list you would be delighted to see in the middle of London or Rome! Top Tip: get a taxi!

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Service was excellent. Food tasted fabulous. Price was acceptable. We did not have to wait too long to be served. Good quality and authentic Italian.

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Trinidad
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102 reviews 102 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Visited this restaurant in August with my husband kids and another couple. The food was quite tasty with the exception of one dish that had fish in it which appeared a bit old hence the flavours were a bit off (very fishy). The ambiance was okay and the service was good. A concern was the bill that was given to... More

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Tobago
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

beautiful experience. intimate setting. personal treatment, the owner visited our table sharing tidbits about ingredients and wines.

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Malmo, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Well, we was really hungry after a long day on the boat, lazy snorkeling, having fun etc etc. So we decided to stay in Buccoo and eat, instead of going back to Crown Point for dinner. Yeah an Italian restaurant, claiming to be the best on the island. Hmm, mediocre is closer to our conclusion! The dinner was not bad,... More

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Leeds
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I don't know that it was worth the effort and time to get there from Mt. Irvine. Pasta dishes missed a little umph though the desserts were lovely. Wine selection was excellent as was the duck pate. We did have to wait over 15 minutes for someone to bring us menus and take our drink order so that was a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

EXCELLENT food and very personable service. Chef Gabrielle and his crew were wonderful. An incredible selection of wines for such a small place.

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