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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
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4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
(252) 441-4179
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Fogatas is a family favorite, they never let us down! Superb service and food, we will always come back!

Thank inspiredream12
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 7, (all adults) stopped for dinner. Our waiter was fun and on the spot with service. The food was outstanding, but the portion was way too big. (Some might like that.) Overall, great food and great service.

Thank Tres0530
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We have had seafood the past 3 nights, so wanted something different tonight. We went to Blue Moon first and there was a 40 minute wait, so we left and were on our way to Food Lion when we saw this Mexican restaurant. We went in and got a table right away. That is the positive part of my review.... More 

Thank Pohickian
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Not the best Mexican food, not the worst. Great prices like typical Mexican restaurants. Service was good. The Grande Burrito was excellent but the Quesadillas were overdone.

Thank Robert O
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great place to get authentic Mexican food. Big menu, and good prices. They have a bar. Great for kids, and staff is great! Enjoy. They have a location in Kitty Hawk & Nags Head

Thank tammy o
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We try to visit this restaurant once a month or so. Tonight, as always everything was top notch. We were greeted upon arriving by Alex, a young gentleman that's always full of smiles and has one of the best attitudes in the world. All of the servers that have helped us are fantastic. If it's not Alex, it's Danny, Thomas... More 

Thank David W
Delaware, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

From the time we opened the door, our experience was disappointing. We were greeted by a barefoot young lady--although another with shoes actually took us to our table. While our server was efficient, friendly or enjoyable would not be adjectives that come to mind. On to the food. This was the absolute biggest disappointment. There was no doubt in our... More 

Thank kml1021
Syracuse, New York
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Ordered take out and the food was ready when we arrived. Always great food every single time! We have dined in and done take out. ALL GREAT!!

Thank Stacey V
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Red salsa that is served is bland with not much flavor. There is a charge to refill the chips. Place was pretty busy for lunch. Staff doesn't wear a uniform they appear to wear whatever which I don't think is not professional. Our waiter was nice but didn't check on us often. Go for lunch and take advantage of the... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
upper michigan
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Everyone received a lot of food (we all took leftovers home!), service was prompt and friendly, prices were pretty good and we had lots of chips and salsa at all times. My hubby had the fajitas, I had the vegetarian combo and the kids had tacos. No one complained so that says a lot there!

Thank jodijo1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-4179

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?