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TL's Family restaurant

US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
+1 252-473-3489
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 4 days ago

TL's was a surprise. They accomodated our fairly large group easily and the service was fast. The menu had all the sandwiches and cafe food you would normally expect but also included a nice selection of better meals and seafood. Everything was freshly made and...More

Thank DugRau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Food and reasonable prices. We had softball crab sandwich and various breakfast items including sausage gravy,French toast and blueberry pancakes. All food was very good. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank T2440PSroberth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in for a late mid week lunch and it was about half full. Everyone seemed to be a local or regular, talking about the fishing or crabbing and daily life on the island. Friendly people and staff. Service was good, food was good. Decent...More

Thank Netlava
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great local place we heard about from a friend. Great food and service. No wait time. The banana pudding cake is amazing and home made too.

Thank freedom4life7520
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great local seafood and home made specials, little pricy, but good food. not much atmosphere and can be noisy.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We ate here twice for breakfast because of its convenient location.The food was good, the restaurant was clean, and the service was decent. They do a good business, as the restaurant stayed busy while we were there.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I had not been to the Outer Banks in 33 years, but knew what I wanted to eat when I got down there. I asked the hotel's night manager where she went for the best vinegar-style BBQ pork and she said T.L.'s in Manteo, so...More

Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We love these kind of places.....local diners or diner like. Staying on the OBX, got a late start and searching for all day breakfast place. Greeted with "have a seat anywhere". Food was good and plentiful. Nothing very fancy. Biscuit was good as was the...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 February 2017

While visiting the Outer Banks, we stopped at TL's for breakfast. It was good and there was plenty of food. We did breakfast two mornings there! We also decided to try lunch one day! They have a board with SPECIALS as well as their regular...More

1  Thank TatTat1
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Overall, this was a good find. Very diner-like, family friendly comfortable little spot. The staff were all extremely friendly and nice. Everything looked very clean to me. My shrimp sandwich was exceptional and reasonably priced. The fried clams my husband orderedhad very little taste and...More

Thank AndiOfGreenville
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-3489
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