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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 good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grits” (20 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Diner
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here upon arrival to the Outer Banks and found our breakfast to be acceptable. Nothing was extraordinary about it including the service but it filled our bellies and gave us the quick pitstop we needed. On the plus side I liked that they...More

Thank wildcatsu
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had breakfast, which you can order all day, and lunch. Breakfast was excellent - you can even get fried fatback instead of bacon. Excellent selection. Lunch was great as well. This place serves everything from seafood to burgers and BBQ. The seafood was excellent...More

Thank Stan222
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while on vacation like we do everytime we are in town. Always a big group of us to go in. Food was yummy and staff was bice.

Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

we stopped here because we needed an inexpensive but decent breakfast before our dolphin tour - this place was perfect - the food was the least expensive meal of our whole trip and it was delicious and relatively quick

Thank Kit P
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast they were really busy but serve breakfast all day. The menu is great and the service as well The place is clean and it has a great menu. Food was very good and the portion size perfect. The grits were really...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A great place for what is good old home cooking, everything from meatloaf to seafood, its always good. A locals favorite but welcoming to visitors as well!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
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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