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La Tartaruga

Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-639-0940
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had my birthday dinner at this restaurant and was blown away! I went back for the New Year Lunch! I love Italian food and I’ve tasted from many countries in Europe. This is among the top three. The Olive Oil is the best I’ve...More

Thank Sher N
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Very attentive and informative waiter - the proprietor? - delicious food well worth the $$$. His simple wine selection query -white or red? Dry to sweet? - and description of our dry red selection was extremely helpful and spot on our taste.

Thank K D
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Food was really good, we had a great steak but the highlight was the wine list, one of the best Barolo's we have drank.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner at la tartaruga , found the owner/chef quite overpowering , felt because he is Italian and the way he was talking he was going to cook some amazing dishes but they turned out to be nothing special or different to any other...More

Thank palmerp
Reviewed September 28, 2017

excellent service by the owner and his partner. The food was divine and all housemade and the dessert was super decandent!! will definitely be returning on the next trip there....amazing experience

Thank candicebalwant9
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Approached here with quite low expectations, everyone sells italian food it seems. Pleasantly surprised, chef was welcoming, knowledgeable and warm, offered tips on next trip to Italy. Wait staff similar, seemed very happy. What clinched it for me was something so simple, the taste of...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This restaurant always blows my mind. From the relaxed, homey environment to the first class food, La Tartaruga never fails to delight. We were a party of 4 and we all enjoyed ourselves tremendously. You'll go home thoroughly stuffed!

Thank Peta A
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

After reading the excellent reviews we were looking forward to our visit. I can only say we must have caught them on an off day. The food was at best ok. We were really disappointed with our starters . On the main course my ravioli...More

1  Thank art5677
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Very delicious Italian cuisine in the heart of Tobago. The chefs are always on hand and willing to engage in interesting conversation about the origin of the food and where in Italy it is commonly cooked. The ingredients are fresh and the result is typically...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed May 1, 2017

My family of 7 persons and I went for lunch to celebrate a birthday! There no other customers at the restaurant for the entire time we were there so it was nice to have the place for ourselves! The owner was very personable and informative!...More

Thank ADM12
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago
  • Phone Number: +1 868-639-0940
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