We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
+1 252-441-4179
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

169 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 169: English reviews
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised! The food was excellent, the portions were huge and the service was outstanding. We will return!

Helpful?
Thank Lynne S
Morehead City, North Carolina
Level Contributor
86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably my favorite Mexican restaurant on the Outer Banks. This place offers a great Mexican menu and generous portions.

Helpful?
Thank charlesdailey
North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Level Contributor
47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing all the rave my family and I tried out LaFogata. Despite the outstanding service, the food was just...average. Prices were fair for the amount of food but none of us were truly impressed with our dinners. We have had better tasting dishes and drinks a few miles up the bypass.

Helpful?
Thank Jeff G
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Very friendly folks and good food. It was good but more than I could eat in one evening. I went during the winter.

Helpful?
Thank Cody J
Westminster
Level Contributor
165 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Some of the best Mexican food I have had anywhere. This would include Mexico City. Service a little slow but got our food quickly once we ordered.

Helpful?
Thank chuckland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

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

Helpful?
Thank inspiredream12
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 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.

Helpful?
Thank Tres0530
Virginia
Level Contributor
89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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 

Helpful?
Thank Pohickian
Level Contributor
34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

Helpful?
Thank Robert O
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
Level Contributor
52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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

Helpful?
Thank tammy o

Travelers who viewed La Fogata Mexican Restaurant also viewed

 
Nags Head, Outer Banks
Nags Head, Outer Banks
 
Nags Head, Outer Banks
Nags Head, Outer Banks
 

Been to La Fogata Mexican Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Fogata Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?