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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

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4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 441-4179
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A Surprise At the Beach

Good basic Mexican food -- tacos, enchiladas and the like. Not gourmet, but tasty. Generous portions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Goldens Bridge, New York
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  • Families with children
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Manteo, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We eat here often, and enjoy both the food and the service. We have gotten to know the wait staff, which makes eating there a pleasure. Our favorite is the Texas Fajitas, which is a huge amount of food. Price is reasonable, staff is attentive and it is enjoyable!

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Manteo, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The folks at la fogata are awesome, friendly and love the local customers. The flood is fast, fresh and can be counted upon. Try it

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Goldens Bridge, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Good basic Mexican food -- tacos, enchiladas and the like. Not gourmet, but tasty. Generous portions.

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Richmond, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were very surprised at the hefty portion sizes. The service was good and so was the food. We both ordered one of the combo plates and everything on the plate was delicious and hot. Try the combo with the chile rellano, burrito, and chalupa. I don't think you will be disappointed.

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Glenmont, New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Our party of seven enjoyed a decent meal of various Mexican dishes. The food and service were good and the prices were very reasonable. All in all, it was a good experience and I especially recommend it for families.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were driving back from visiting Manteo and, on a whim, decided to have lunch here. Very enjoyable lunch. Staff was great. Lunch was excellent both in quality, quantity, and pricing. Would definitely go back, again for lunch or dinner!

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Manteo, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Good food and fast service. Take out and eat in available. Large dining room. Open lunch and dinner. Very friendly staff, you always feel welcome.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Basic Mexican food with out a lot of bells and whistles. I ordered the fajitas without green peppers, and the cook left out the tomatoes as well. This left me with beef and onion fajitas! Nevertheless it was quite tasty! My wife ordered a plate with several different items, and she was pleased with how the food tasted. The salsa... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Friendly staff, good prices, and good food make for a good combination. All four of us enjoyed our visit; better than expected.

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Monee, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went to LA Fogata's twice during our week stay it was that good. Try the Fried Chicken Chimicangas they are quite good. You may want to get the Cheese Dip for your Chips - yum yum.

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Additional Information about La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

Address: 4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone Number: (252) 441-4179
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-4179

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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