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La Tartaruga

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Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-639-0940
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on NY Eve and it was an enjoyable meal - with plenty of food! There was a good choice, even though it was a set meal and we all enjoyed what we had chosen. We started with an Aperol Spritz and then had a good look at their extensive wine list to find a good bottle of... More 

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Thank Emfortee
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and it was lovely. I had the Alfredo dish made with fresh pasta. While we waited, they brought us samples of barley salad, white beans, toast with truffles and olives. The chef owner came out to chat with us while we waited too. I would recommend this place to anyone craving authentic Italian food.

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Thank Priyanka P
Canada
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115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Tarttaruga is an Italian restaurant on Buccoo Bay Rd, close to Sunday School (a traditional musical event held on Sunday nights). My husband and I visited this restaurant for lunch the week before Christmas. They usually open for dinner only throughout the year, Monday - Saturday. Phone for their hours ( 649-0940 or 715-5465). Gabriel is a charasmatic, authentic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had made reservations the day prior but due to various travel delays we ended up over an hour late with officially 1 hour to closing time. However, the service was great (we left at 10:45pm) and the nice rustic feel was just right. If you're looking for an experience different to your run of the mill restaurant in Tobago... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is truly a charm. My personal favourite whenever I am here. Gabriel is a master in the kitchen, and his daughter is following very closely behind. The staff is friendly and delightful, a rarity on the island. Whilst the service may be a bit slow depending on the number of patrons and the food takes a while...the extra... More 

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Thank Trini-Food-Critic
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I can't wait to go back to this restaurant on my next Tobago trip. Everything here is fresh and you can taste the difference that makes. Food delicious and service was perfect.

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Thank Adilah E
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited the email as part of a wedding party. Restaurant had great authentic Italian food and wine. Fantastic service and great desserts

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Thank Anika N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a cozy Italian restaurant with good tasting food and interesting appetizers. The owner Gabriel (Gabby) is warm an friendly, and the servers are pleasant. Oh, while there, please try the brachetto wine. Or as I do, take away a bottle. It cost less than drinking a glass at the restaurant

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a top quality Italian Restaurant with the finest quality wines run by Gabrielli. The pasta is home made and the fish carpaccio always outstanding

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Thank David B
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, authentic Italian!!! The homemade pasta is delicious .. I had the shrimp Alfredo and it was perfecto!! Thank you Gabriel for your hospitality and warmth!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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?