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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
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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 NEW

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
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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
80 helpful votes 80 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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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed in Tobago for two nights recently and had dinner at La Tartaruga on one of those nights. Delicious! We enjoyed the touch of a couple of amuse bouche type bits before our main courses arrived, both of which were very tasty - I had the arrabiata and my husband had the puttanesca. For dessert we shared an affogato... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This restaurant is very interesting and a must for Italian food appreciators. Chef is very friendly and food is really good. I loved taste of the bruschetta specially. Prices are a bit over, but kind of worth it.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Simply just the best ! Excellent food , excellent taste , excellent service.... Very accomadating.....

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Miramar, Florida
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128 reviews 128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This was a really nice Italian restaurant ran by a delightful Italian Chef. The food was excellent and the Chef brought the food to our table and explained how each dish was prepared. Nice setting and I really cannot wait to go back and have some more of this rather delicious food. Our wine was corked but it was expertly... More

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