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Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar

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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free 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 2 days ago

We ate here last week ,late sept! Everyone at our table ordered the specials .Most of us had the Fresh tuna with a generous portin of crabmeat on top . WOW ! I am a hearty eater and had to force myself to eat the...More

Thank Mike58318
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have eaten at Torgugas for the past 20+ years...I like the food and the owner Bob.I would like to guide you to a great dish..but all Tortuga's dishes are distinct and its a personal taste thing. I will suggest while your looking over the...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Tortuga's on our last trip to the Outer Banks. We had a pretty large party with many young kids and the service couldn't have been more accommodating. We all love the food that we received and the drinks were delicious especially the margarita.Tortugas...More

Thank Loveandsunshine
Reviewed 5 days ago

Needed a night out, and so glad we decided on Tortugas' Lie. The staff at the bar were very friendly and engaging. The food was spectacular. I loved the Conch Fritters and the Tuna dinner was awesome. We love going here every year, and will...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be a good spot, we stopped in RIGHT before the lunch rush. The bar stools were all already full, but be managed a table for 4, a few mins after us, every other table was full. They had some pretty nice mixed drinks...More

Thank timeinhell
Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby is a big TripleD fan so we had to stop at one of the locations they highlighted. This one was near our hotel so we went to it as we arrived on the banks. It was about an hour wait and they use...More

Thank bubadangel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here before so our expectations were already quite high. The bar has been raised! I had the burrito dinner. It's key ingredient is yellow fin tuna and I must say this was fantastic! My wife went with the Tortola Chicken. Both meals were...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here last week. Service outstanding. Ordered steamed shrimp as appetizer. Shrimp was well seasoned with old bay and rather difficult to peel (not fresh or over cooked). Tasted ok once peeled. Now for the crab cakes. They were the very best I have...More

Thank dachsiemom2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Tortuga's Lie several times while visiting the Outerbanks. It's a great place to pop in to have a drink or to enjoy an entree, lunch or raw bar. The seafood has always been fresh and very tasty. They serve excellent steamed clams...More

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 5 ate dinner here in early June, one of our recommended stops on our first visit to Nags Head for vacation. This is a casual spot with bar and an outside porch seating area. We were seated right away, the service was...More

Thank PhiladelphiaMary
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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