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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 good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We often stop at TL's for breakfast on the way home from our timeshare and we never have anything that isn't simply great. This time I had a three egg sausage and cheese omelet with grits and a biscuit and coffee. The service was prompt,...More

Thank larryrneal2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a diner style restaurant. Stopped in early afternoon for breakfast. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was good - everyone enjoyed their choices but we all went with standard variations of eggs and grits. It's not a big place so I...More

Thank catvahine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate Breakfast here right before hitting the highway towards TN. Finished our food around 9:30 and didn't need to eat again until 4pm! We had hearty sausage and egg sandwiches, and some really good biscuits and gravy. Prices were really good for feeding 5 people...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for years, service can be hit or miss, but food is amazing!!!! Just tried the wings for the first time, new favorite!!!!

Thank shelly801
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the restaurant all the locals eat at. They have a good variety of food, anything from burgers to sandwiches, wraps to salads and beans and cornbread and collards. I had a chicken salad wrap and it was really good.

Thank Sun_fun98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we were staying in Hatteras, it took us a little to come to Roanoke and we were starving by the time we made it up there. We wanted breakfast that was not McDonald's or other fast food. TL's serves breakfast all day which is...More

Thank jenniferbT7848CG
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast, some will say it's old and dirty but to me it's our local version of Waffle House. You don't come here to get JK's style food, it's a greasy breakfast joint. The cooking is pretty good and they're usually quick. I...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Everyday specials, platters, sandwiches, salads and food "Bowls" make this a special stop. Fun place and service. Grits and anything works well. Very reasonable prices. Plenty of conversation if that's your thing. Clean!

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This restaurant is not fancy more of a diner atmosphere filled with locals. Breakfast was ordered here and it was real homemade, good cooking. I would eat here for breakfast everyday when a we return to the outer banks next year. The prices were very...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The food is good and price is too for beach prices. They have a menu for all ages. the services is great but you can tell they have a lot of regulars.

Thank dproc2r
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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