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“Outstanding”

Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar
Ranked #7 of 83 Restaurants in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Takeout
Waynesboro, Virginia
2 reviews
“Outstanding”
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Dined on 12/27/13. Had the conch fritters, Jamacian Jerk Chicken, and Fish Tacos. The chicken breast meat was a little dry, but easily overlooked because it tasted awesome. If you have a party of more than 6 don't even think about it. The place has about 12 tables most of them seat 6, and they have one two-top. We dined at the bar and service was very attentive from the two bartenders. We dine here every time we go to our family's house in Nags Head, during the off season. If you like carribean flavors this place is for you.

  • Visited December 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
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“Our 'must go to' restaurant when in Nags Head”
Reviewed 7 December 2013

Love the drinks, atmosphere, food and service. We went almost daily... Sushi night on Wed is a must.

  • Visited November 2013
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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Disappointed...”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Had always wanted to go to this restraurant while in OBX but the parking lot was always full. We had heard that it was one of the favorites of the locals not to mention that Guy loved it on his visit with Triple D. FInally on our last night in OBX, we decided to go eat early and beat the crowd. We had the conch fritters and a tuna sandwich that was very different...it was spicy and had goat cheese....an odd combination for sure. The fries were peppered....another strange taste. The place is small and very noisy. I would not have minded this so much as many places at the beach are small and noisy, but a couple had come to eat with a child who screamed the entire time we were there. By the time I left, I had a terrible headache. I think that I may have enjoyed the meal a little more if I could have had a pleasant conversation with my husband while eating and not had to listen to constant screaming in a tight setting. Not planning to return to this restraurant after this experience.

  • Visited August 2013
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Lanarkshire
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great meal in Great atmosphere”
Reviewed 21 November 2013

We enjoyed our meal with an excellent range of beers and cocktails in an excellent atmosphere
We liked the variety of locals and fellow travellers who seemed to make up the crowd

  • Visited October 2013
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Newark, Delaware
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“Awesome!”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Yellowfin Tuna Burger!! OMG!!! So good, juicy and amazing! Guy from Diner's Dive's & Drives recommended this place on his show and so glad we went! Awesome mixed drinks as well and fun atmosphere. They have outside seating but we sat inside and next to a fish tank. It's only a couple blocks away from the beach too!

  • Visited November 2013
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