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“A must for us”

Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar
Ranked #6 of 85 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed August 19, 2009

We always have lunch at Tortuga's Lie after checking out from our beach house in an effort to extend our vacation for a few hours. The food is outstanding, and they cook fresh fish perfectly. It's full of locals as well as tourists, which speaks to the quality of the food. Even our picky daughters love it there. A must for our family.

Thank chezshaw
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Reviewed August 11, 2009

The whole place was very loud! Food was "ok" but not worth the wait. Wouldn't go back.

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Reviewed August 2, 2009

Probably the best meal we've had so far at the Outer Banks. Overall "theme" is Caribbean - Bob Marley playing and beach/surf decor. We had White Garlic Pizza, Coco Loco Chicken, Cheeseburger, and the Baja Fish Tacos. All were excellent. Wait staff was attentive and very kid-friendly - at least half of the tables had kids. Nice selection of beers on tap and a decent wine list. While this place is not fancy, and may not be somewhere you'd stop from the looks of the outside, it is well worth venturing in. Only downside is that it is not that big, and if you're not early for lunch or dinner, there may be a fair wait.

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Thank rmwpa
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Reviewed August 2, 2009

Perfect atmosphere for a small beach bar. The yellow fin tuna bites were excellent and actually brought us back there after another day at the beach. Has made our list of places we must return to.

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Thank Agadorx1
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Reviewed July 13, 2009

To put it plain and simple, we've been to a lot of restaurants in the Outer Banks. The only restaurant we regularly return to for lunch or dinner is Tortuga's Lie. I've never had a bad meal, bad experience or bad time. We look forward to every trip to the OBX primarily because of Toogs.

Addendum: The fries are to *die* for. I don't normally eat fries, but I *always* have the Toogs fries.

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Thank Phinzup
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