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“Friendly and a great spot for relaxation”
Review of La Tartaruga - CLOSED

La Tartaruga
Price range: $14 - $60
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed April 13, 2014

Excellent spot for relaxation and a spot of shade from the intense mid day sun. Staff very helpful and the food was excellent for all the family

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Thank LAT0
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

I am starting to think that on antigua you cannot eat well, no matter how much you spend or where you go. I was looking forward to having lunch at Tartaruga, we probably decided to spend the day on long beach for the sake of having lunch here

The beach is not too big, but was not crowded, and the sea has so many shades of blue it reminded me of Sardinia, so when I saw lobster pasta on the menu at half the price of our hotel restaurant (still 25 USD, beware) I felt inspired and just went for it

Unfortunately it was nothing as expected. It was not bad, but nothing unforgettable: the pasta was alright, maybe slightly overcooked, the sauce was not acid but not something a good chef should put on a table either, and it definitely looked tossed on the plate, as a lazy mamma could do, or maybe not even - see photo

My boyfriend had the burger. He said it was alright but it looked as if it had been sitting on the bar, waiting to be served and the fries were soggy, so the place is not good on comfort food either

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Thank silviaaroundtheworld
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Reviewed January 3, 2014

In all fairness I can't really rate the food, it seems we were a little over served and none of us can remember what the food was like..

the people were very friendly and the service was great, it was by far the nicest looking place on Long beach

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Reviewed December 7, 2013

We went to Long Beach Bay several times during our stay. On 2 occasions we had a light lunch and rented beach chairs and took along a couple of Caribs. Don't let the bad reviews keep you away from the beach. I agree with one of the reviewers, it's perfectly fine to go, rent a beach chair for $5USD + tip for the very helpful and good natured young man and maybe buy a drink or two while you relax and then go for a swim. It's a pity that with its fabulous location this restaurant/management isn't working toward better service and reviews.

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Thank MizLiz88
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

I tried this place twice, and twice the same waitress was extremely rude! Always with a bad face and giving attitude all the time even though I'm a very polite person. Just go to Mama Pasta across the street!

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Thank YasminTramontina
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