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TL's Family restaurant

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US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-3489
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For us (from Europe) this a place where we WANT to have breakfast than rather in a hotel. The staff is welcoming and friendly. The interior looks from the seventies but hey, that doesn’t matter. Go here for the ultimate American breakfast.

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite kind of diner: no fancy decor, but friendly staff, clean, and good food. Generous portions

Thank Monique E
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Ate here twice, and was not disappointed either time. Food was great at very reasonable prices. Don't expect gourmet meals or service, just plain well prepared and tasty meals. I will go back any time I am in this area. Loved it!

Thank Art S
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Had lunch here first day in Manteo and it was excellent. My husband and I both had the grouper special and it was really good. I ordered a baked sweet potato and string beans with mine. Best sweet potato ever! We went back several days...More

Thank mstilesphotobug
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

A Plain Jane locals place - clean but nothing fancy. Our first visit for dinner, and was not disappointed. Good menu with many daily specials from which to choose. Spouse had a combo of fried shrimp and scallops. I had fried oysters. Dinners included 3...More

Thank Fred F
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Love eating breakfast there. Food timely served and good. Service is friendly and done well. Go there every few weeks.

Thank judy775
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Recently I was in Manteo for an 8 day class at the nearby College of Albemarle. After a few days of crap food - Subway, a bogus China restaurant that really blew, and some other wannabes, I discovered TLs - right down the road from...More

Thank UnclePen
Reviewed December 28, 2017

Was in the Manteo area and stopped for lunch. Chose this from a selection on GPS. Place seems inviting and good crowd so it must be good. A lot of table packed into this place. If more than one person goes to restroom. turn side...More

Thank ronaldbyram
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

We have eat here many times in past years but this visit was a big disappointment. I ordered the 3 egg cheese and sausage omelet and it was very dry. There was no cheese inside just a little on the outside and the sausage looked...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

I'm an old country girl and it has been a long time since I have seen good thick slices of fat back like the serve.Will continue to go back on each visit.Good home cooking all meals!!

Thank Linda C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-3489
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