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Ortega'z Southwestern Grill & Wine Bar

) #4 of 21 Restaurants in Manteo ££ - £££ Mexican, American,
201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
+1 252-473-5911
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (91 reviews)
“churros” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What we liked most was the great service, the waitress was super sweet and welcoming. The food was great and the place is located nicely, very relaxing lay back sitting outside and we will definitely return on our next vacation in the OBX.

Thank anadkd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place rocks. Fish tacos and seafood enchiladas are spectacular. Enchilada was spicy. Fine for me, but maybe not so much for others.

Thank Pjk75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Nice variety on menu. Server, Aimee was pleasant and professional--added to the positive experience. Nice value for quality of food.

Thank MIMI M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside under the roof and had a lovely afternoon watching people pass by. The food is pretty good, I would have liked stronger flavors but it was trying very hard to be good and I appreciated that. Nice selection of drinks. Excellent and...More

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Manteo for work and wanted a place to go and relax after a long day of traveling. Had a wonderful dinner! The taco salad with the grilled chicken bites in the spinach tortilla bowl was scrumptious. My guest for dinner had the...More

Thank Mimibots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was awesome. We had the beef tacos and the shrimp tacos and the crab mac n cheese. Service was good.

Thank sdg66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside on a beautiful first Friday in Manteo. The patio is small and right in front of the door - so not ideal. The frozen sangria is a winner as are the chips and salsa. But our meal was just so-so. We all...More

Thank marpau1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Ortega'z after Pirate Adventure. It was VERY good. I had the fish tacos, and my husband had the taco burger. The kids had a hot dog and some rice. We loved this place so much that we went again. The second time I...More

1  Thank SuperBun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were expecting good Southwestern Tex-Mex cuisine (per the name) but were sorely disappointed. The guacamole was either old or out of a can. The white queso was bland. The "fluffy tortilla chips" were like deep fried pita. And the "sizzling fajitas" were barely luke...More

1  Thank LottsFlyaway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in the cute town of Manteo, which is a short drive from Nags Head. It looks like the movie set for the old "Andy Griffith" TV show from the 60's with a town that looks like it could be Mayberry. We sat...More

1  Thank Cindy M
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Todd G
22 January 2016|
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Response from halcho | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend Striper's , nice view and a great bar, and or Blue water Grill and raw bar a newish restaurant also with a great view and bar in Pirates Cove. Both have multiple screens.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-5911
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