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“Great Food!!!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar

Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar
Ranked #7 of 80 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Jamaican, Caribbean
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Good for: Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Woodstock, Virginia
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Food!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

This restaurant was such a great find! You can tell that the owners are very involved. And it shows in both their service and quality of the food. We went here for a quick bite to eat at lunchtime and I wanted to order everything off of the menu. Everything that I tried was fantastic! I will definitely be back!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Lillington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Sushi night overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

We love sushi and waited to eat a late dinner (10pm) at our favorite obx restaurant, but the sushi was just average. Good prices! Limited selection. Good, but just not the foody sushi experience.

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Boston
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Our vacation on the OBX begins once we've dined at Tortugas'!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

First full day here on the OBX and, as always, had to dine at Tortugas. This place NEVER, EVER, lets us down and we've been coming here for many years. Dined in the new addition today, which is awesome, so open and airy. We arrived early for lunch and were rewarded by having the owner's son as our server, a gregarious, brilliant young man who made our visit ever so pleasant with diverse topics of conversation as he worked. His parents should be so very proud! I had the Greek salad with blackened shrimp and have got to say it was among THE BEST I've ever had. My husband had the creole crawdad fettuccine (lunch portion) and it's always prepared to perfection. Whomever they have in the kitchen is undeniably a keeper. A great place for lunch or dinner. FYI - This place is no secret, as evidenced by the typical wait time to get in but well worth the patience (or get there early). You'll have a hard time going elsewhere thereafter!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Service not so good, food excellent”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Went last night around 5:45, early because it gets crowded. As always the food, we ordered the fish tacos was excellent, but the service was slow and our server seemed more interested in chatting with the table next to ours.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome beach hole in the wall restaurant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

We love little hole in the wall restaurants and this one was awesome! The food was fantastic! Great flavor. The staff was very friendly! The Shrimp kabob was amazing and the Pork Antonio was fabulous! The homemade pineapple chutney was to die for!! Can't wait to go back!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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