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Tortugas' Lie Shellfish Bar

MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
+1 252-441-7299
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

saw this place on Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives so we wanted to give it a try. We had a great lunch here!

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 19 May 2016

if you're down here during off-season, do stop in and try sushi Wednesdays. Lots of variety and very tasty.

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visited this spot as it was suggested to us that we have to try this restaurant. We had lunch and the salmon salad is awesome and the broiled seafood platter is a must. There home made hot sauce is to die for. Purchased several...More

1  Thank 901jones
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We went on the recommendation of a friend but we were not impressed. The food was very standard, service just okay and a little overpriced for what you get. We won't be back.

Thank GloriousDay2Day
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a weekend trip, and because it was featured on DDD. Started with the White Pizza with shrimp which was small, like smaller than a dinner plate, but delicious. We split the steamed seafood combo for our meal: clams, one small crab leg...More

Thank jwmilburn2012
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We visited Tortugas with 4 adults, a baby and a toddler. They were very accommodating of us! We had garlic bread as a starter and then I had a burger. My husband had fish tacos, which he enjoyed. The burger was good! We ordered a...More

Thank VEE1225
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Had dinner with the family. Started with Crab Nachos which were great, and the entrees got even better. Have to try the warm chocolate pecan pie.

1  Thank BillY567
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The place gets great reviews and friends recommended it as a must do. I will start with the good. We got there at 5 pm. No waiting. The waiter was attentive and accommodating. We had fries as an appetizer, they were good. Three people in...More

Thank originals6
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This place is small and cozy. They have good food, decent prices, and good mixed drinks. My husband and I recently visited and they were very accommodating. They allowed my husband to make all kinds of substitutions with his meal - a black bean and...More

1  Thank Shyshell5
Reviewed 9 May 2016

My wife and I went to this restaurant on a weekday evening. It was crowded, but we were seated immediately at a table near the bar. I ordered the fish tacos and my wife ordered the fried oysters. My wife, the oyster connoisseur, pronounced the...More

Thank Richard S
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Questions & Answers
Tom L
9 August 2016|
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Response from Cottonbaler87 | Reviewed this property |
Tortuga was a Caribbean, turtle-shaped island north of Hispanola named by the Spanish. Lie means the place or location of. Therefore, Tortuga's Lie is....this is the location of Tortuga and thus the Caribbean-themed menu... More
20 April 2016|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We don't eat spicy food either. Never a problem you will find plenty to eat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: MP 11 on the Beach Rd, 3014 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-7299
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