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La Tartaruga

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Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-639-0940
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very delicious Italian cuisine in the heart of Tobago. The chefs are always on hand and willing to engage in interesting conversation about the origin of the food and where in Italy it is commonly cooked. The ingredients are fresh and the result is typically amazing. The desserts are homemade and taste amazing!!! :) I really love the tiramisu. They... More 

Thank Amy K
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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193 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 7 persons and I went for lunch to celebrate a birthday! There no other customers at the restaurant for the entire time we were there so it was nice to have the place for ourselves! The owner was very personable and informative! We greatly appreciated his explanation of the source and quality of some of the ingredients... More 

Thank ADM12
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219 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at this lovely restaurant on 5 of the 11 nights we were at Buccoo and loved every meal and the whole experience. All the staff are extremely friendly and take great care to ensure everyone has an enjoyable meal.

Thank Marjory1
Vlissingen, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food, the wine and the service is absolutely fantastic. We went back the day after again and will for sure be back the next time coming to Tobago

Thank Livo7
port of spain
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This quaint little restaurant, served one of the best pastas I have ever had, and I know pasta. Their's is made fresh daily and served with several authentic Italian dishes. Even the desserts are made in house, highly recommend the tiramisu and the creme caramel. With a limited restaurant options available on the island, La Tartaruga will surely delight. It's... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I met the lovely and friendly lady Camille who makes the pasta fresh daily and had to have some. It was as good as any I have had in Italy. An Italian gem of a spot in Tobago.

Thank Dellacasafamily
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Had two great meals here what an oasis in a place that didn't have many eateries in the evening. The food was a bit more than we had been paying but well worth it as if was of a very high standard- delicious!! The staff were so lovely and helpful to ensure we got the best wine and food for... More 

Thank MrsWPops
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

La Tartaruga never disappoints. The customer service is so engaging - you feel like a very special family member. The chef has a passion for his ingredients which shines through as he greets each table. The meals are also incredibly delicious, I savor each mouthful. I also love the unique "chef's starters" or that "amuse bouche" that arrive at your... More 

Thank AlanaMaria
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I believe the restaurant is run by an Authentic Italian family. It's a classic and rustic Italian restaurant that serves authentic Italian. The menus are playful and literally created by children. There were many veggie options so were were very pleased. Prices are high but that was expected. Extremely friendly customer service. We got lots of free tapas as well.... More 

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Porsgrunn, Norway
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1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant we have tried so far on Tobago. Excellent food and excellent service. The Chef explained everything we got on our plates from the beginning to the end.

Thank Michelseylmager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago
  • Phone Number: +1 868-639-0940

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?