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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
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The best Italian food in T&T. I was blown away by the lasagne , the most familiar thing on the menu.The meal was propelled to stratospheric heights by the delightful choclate dessert.A "must" visit for any tobago visitor.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

A little skeptical about visiting this restaurant, I hopped on board with the rest of my family at the last minute. Boy oh boy am I glad I did! The authentic Italian food with an equally authentic Italian chef (also the owner of the establishment) paired with the carribean ambience was all we needed for a fantastic and fulfilling evening!... More 

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Trinidad
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had the pleasure of visiting the La Tartaruga Restaurant and I must declare that it is a wonderful experience. Location: Buccoo, Tobgao (oppostite the Buccoo Integrated Facility - where the goat races are held at Easter). Very easy to find if driving. Any taxi will know where the facility stated above is located. Atmosphere: cosy space, indoor and outdoor dining... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is as authentic as you can possible get outside of Italy. The chef visits each table to help you choose. The homemade pasta is just delicious and the wine list is extensive. The antipasti was just great with an option to increase to number of people it serves. Great place. Sure to return.Call ahead if you plan on visiting.

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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
66 helpful votes 66 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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Additional Information about La Tartaruga Italian Restaurant

Address: Buccoo Bay, Buccoo, Scarborough, Tobago
Phone Number: 1 868 639-0940
Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago  >  Scarborough
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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