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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

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4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
+1 252-441-4179
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“cheese dip” (6 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. The menu is big and they have a lot to offer. The wait staff did their job but there was no smiling and no "Southern Hospitality" unlike all the other places we stopped on this trip. had the Tacos De Carne...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Food was tasteless and soggy. Was expecting great things since it looks packed all the time. Rice was good but that's about it. We have FORGOTTA!!!!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I really like good Mexican food and this was great. A wide and varied menu, excellent staff, good service and a decent price. What more can a person ask for? The chips were first class and the salsa was excellent. My meal was well prepared...More

Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal. The chips were warm and the salsa was fresh. Not bland or too hot..just right. We ordered the ACP. Not sure what this stands for but it is grilled seasoned chicken over rice smothered with nice flavorful white cheese sauce. We...More

Thank DebraandMike
Reviewed October 3, 2017

My family of 10 visited this restaurant for lunch one day, ages 1 1/2 thru 59 and we all had a scrumptious meal! A few of us also had margaritas and they were delicious as well, highly recommend the mango flavor! The food had great...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We go to the Outer Banks every September and the first restaurant we choose is LaFogata's. This restaurant is very casual, quick and delicious. As soon as you sit down, the waiter brings warm chips and dips and when you order, it comes out in...More

Thank LindyLoo57
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Here on the OBX for a wedding. After checking out the wedding venue we decided to go to dinner. One of our party of 6 had been here before and recommended it. We tried a variety of dishes; fajitas, nachos, taquitos, burritos, chili rellenos, and...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We took our 6 kids to Nags Head for Thanksgiving break. Most restaurants are closed because it's the off-season, my wife craved Mexican food, this was the only place open that wasn't a fast food chain restaurant. The lot was empty and we were the...More

Thank RaymondCline
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The service at this restaurant was very quick and our waiter did a great job of checking in on us and refilling our drinks. The food came out quickly and hot and was amazing! I highly recommend this place if you are in the mood...More

Thank easinpc
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

You can't beat their chimichangas and taquitos, delicious! We go here each year that we visit. The only thing that gets me miffed, they give you the first basket of chips free, after that you pay for it....huh?! This is the only Mexican restaurant that...More

Thank PinkCat14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
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: +1 252-441-4179
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