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La Tartaruga

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Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-639-0940
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Vlissingen, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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port of spain
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Dellacasafamily
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank MrsWPops
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank AlanaMaria
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Competes with authentic restaurants INSIDE Italy, let alone outside. Had it recommended by friends in Trinidad when we arrived so decided to go. It was so good, in our 3 day trip we had 1 lunch and 2 dinners there! The lunch menu has ample choice, with recognisable dishes, along with some with a local twist. We opted for simple... More 

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Thank saint_uk
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night. Wonderful food brought out by the chef oftentimes and he tells you exactly what's in it and where the food comes from. The olive oil comes from his brothers farm and the chocolate comes from the Swiss/Italian border. Food was amazing. Not too much which was nice as it left room for desert. He also... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

When I'm in Tobago one of the restaurants I always choose to dine at is La Tartaruga. An authentic Italian Restaurant that serves fresh in house made fresh pasta and other excellent quality ingredients. Originally from NY, now living in Orlando, and a world class traveler, when I tell you this is among the top five Italian restaurants in the... More 

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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, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?