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Tan Turtle Tavern


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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

We both had meatball subs and although they were homemade meatballs which was better than the Olive Garden, they were split in half and very dry and too firm. The fries were nothing special and in my opinion not cooked enough. The cole slaw was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JaneK473
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Bathrooms had no toilet paper. Seated for 10 minutes before the bartender got us our drinks. 3 out of four meals were wrong and the chicken was dry. Waitresss did not give us refills on our drinks and there wasn’t a crowd for lunch. Lousy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

If you are looking for pleasant place to eat with no frills and a plain good every day dinner without paying a fortune do try the Tan Turtle.As I had my fill of lobster I I had meatloaf. A generous helping was more than ample...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Page G
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

They have plenty of pub and diner style american food, but do not offer a veggie burger yet. They only offer vegetarians salad or side of vegetable or maybe beans on certain days. Would be great and easy for tan turtle to just add a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AlidaL30
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We came here for breakfast because the restaurant was right next to our hotel. Since our hotel did not provide breakfast, we came here. The food was expensive and not what you would expect. Not a lot good choices in the menu. It was a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jen L
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The location is beautiful. The staff is friendly and efficient. The menu is limited compared to previous Tan Turtle Tavern menus. I wish they had fried clams. The food is good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank susanph51
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice bar in the harbour, weather wasn’t that good, not that it spoilt our visit. Food was good, fair size portions and what we had for 6 of us was just right. Thank you ☺️

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 731cliveb
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We love the Tan Turtle. It knows what it is and you know what you're getting. Stick to pretty basic fare and you won't be disappointed as they do that very well. The portions are huge. Consider sharing, even salads. The main room is huge...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ronald F
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Kimball terrace inn for two days and went here for dinner. The staff here are very friendly and the atmosphere is very welcoming. They have a good selection of drinks as well. Food was good and fresh.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Honey S
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to write home about, food can be very plain and lacking flavor. The bar tender disappears at times and you have to wait & wait til they return to order or get a refill.

Date of visit: August 2018
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November 26, 2016|
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Response from mommadoc2420 | Reviewed this property |
I was there on Columbus weekend and I was told by staff that the restaurant was closing for winter
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