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Ortega'z Grill

201 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo, NC 27954
252 473 5911
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Ranked #6 of 30 Restaurants in Manteo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Southwestern
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Gainesville, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Both my husband and myself had the fish tacos, excellent. What made it a great experience was that I asked if the fish tacos could be made gluten-free, and the waiter not only had the fish tacos prepared GF, but the rice and beans as well. He said the beans were made by cooking in beer, so instead of beans... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We were pleasantly surprised when we walked into Ortega'z! The service was outstanding and the food was even better! The spinach chorizo pasta and macaroni and cheese were out of this world! We didn't know that Guy Fieri was there until our server told us- which was pretty cool! I totally understand why! I really liked how the owner and... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We visited Ortegas and we're told that our wait would be 20 mins. 45 minutes later, we still had not been seated. With a party of 8 , I understand that it sometimes takes longer than expected. However, they had several empty tables and parties that arrived after us were being seated before us. We were told that a party... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This place is putting out phenomenal fish tacos and crab mac n cheese. Customer service is spot on, and smiling making me feel like their number one priority. Next year I will come back to have the same fish tacos and crab mac n cheese. Tom was our waiter, and he is fantastic.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Really good local fare with a tex-mess flare. The tilefish fish tacos were tasty. Portions are large and good knowledge of GF options for the person with celiac in our group

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Washington, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A hidden restaurant off of the main beach drag is located in downtown Manteo. Our group of nearly 20 people tried just about everything on the menu and our only complaint was that our stomachs could not fit it all in. I loved the pork nachos ( excellent eastern nc BBQ with nachos, cheese, salsa) and their tequila chicken with... More

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Little egg harbor
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Service was a little slow, and we waited a lot longer for food then we would have liked, but everything was AMAZING! Fish tacos, and burgers were more then worth the wait! Even the kids chicken tenders and pizza were awesome!

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Cumberland, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went here after seeing it on the Food Network the food and service is excellent. The location is great and you won't be disappointed. Try the fish tacos!

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

One of our favorite go-to restaurants b/c the food is always good, the atmosphere, although a bit on the noisy side, is casual & friendly for dining, & the service always excellent! The tuna is always delicious however it's served! The grilled chicken is superb! We did feel, however, that the tile fish could have used more spice since it... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great Food! Pulled Pork Tacos were WONDERFUL and the nachos were amazing. Service was great and made sure you were enjoying your meal.

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