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Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar

) #6 of 59 Restaurants in Nags Head ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Caribbean,
MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-7299
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stop in every time we are in OBX. The conch fritters are excellent. The fish burrito had the biggest and most flavorful piece of tuna. The burgers were juicy. The homemade bean burger was incredible! Our waitress was friendly and very attentive. We got...More

Thank penndawg
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love fish tacos. I would probably eat them every day if I could. We have been going to Tortugas' for years, and I believe they have the best fish tacos I've ever had. They are made with mahi, and they are tasty. You can...More

1  Thank lakota15
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With many wonderful places to eat on the OBX, Tortuga's stands out for being consistently tasty for decades now. Their specials are always the best but it is hard not to pass up your favorite regular menu item. I recommend you return often so you...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night. It was. Very busy, but we expected that since it was a Friday night. There was an hour wait which we spent at the bar. Great bartenders! We had three appetizers at the bar, tuna bites, conch fritters, and wings;...More

Thank Liza G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch in a downpour. Lively, family, couple, or solo eating & drinking spot. Had the steamed shrimp which were very good AND LOCAL (not of foreign import)! Humus was a bit too dry and too thick, and frankly boring. Clam...More

Thank WhileImOut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must stop for us when in VB. Laid back casusl. Come in your flip flops. Stay for drinks and dinner. Fish tacos are excellent as is their Bajan burger abd island fries. Pick up several bottles of the Honey habenaro sauce for at home....More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time having dinner here. There might be a little wait, but it was nice to be able to get a beer and sit out back while we waited for our table. I had yellowfin tuna ad my husband had scallops. The...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch was great, we sat at the bar & Lindsay the bartender gave us awesome service. This place is a little on the small side but they do a good job of getting you in & out. It's very popular with the locals as well...More

Thank beachgoer21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Affordable meals with good options for kids. Would have loved to see a fish sandwich of some sort. We liked our meals, friendly staff.

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The one OBX restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, it had the advantage of being less than a half mile from our beach house. Very good selection of drinks, great atmosphere, and some very interesting food selections.

Thank Mitch C
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Tom L
10 August 2016|
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Response from Cottonbaler87 | Reviewed this property |
Tortuga was a Caribbean, turtle-shaped island north of Hispanola named by the Spanish. Lie means the place or location of. Therefore, Tortuga's Lie is....this is the location of Tortuga and thus the Caribbean-themed menu... More
21 April 2016|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We don't eat spicy food either. Never a problem you will find plenty to eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-7299
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