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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
+1 252-441-4179
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“cheese dip” (6 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is our second time visiting La Fogata (first time in 2015) for lunch. As with our first visit, our family of 4 really enjoyed the food. The food arrived hot and fast. No problems with any of the orders. The service was excellent and...More

Thank tonyandam
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had nine people in our party for a quick lunch, everything was good. They did a great job on the nachos. The service was very good, nothing was missed.

Thank TMVoight
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Hatteras. Delicious food and great service. Tacos were amazing. I think you have to pay for refills on chips and salsa, so that's the only downside.

Thank erin_place
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for Mexican food while @ OBX, this place is it. It's a locally owned typical Mexican restaurant! Nothing fancy but good food & good margaritas!

Thank beachgoer21
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We ate here with three kids on a Wednesday night in late June -- most of the restaurants in Nags Head and KDH were packed with long waits. We initially chose La Fogata because they could seat the five of us with no wait. This...More

Thank traveledall
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family of eight. The place was not that busy, but it took awhile to be seated. Important to note that the first round of chips and salsa are free, but you will not be charged for the next round. Drinks...More

Thank Annalee T
Reviewed 7 June 2017

we ate here twice during our week. Both times were excellent. Good authentic mexican food and great, comfortable tables with good staff.

Thank phohl
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We decided to try this place over Plaza Azteca since we had went there before and it was nothing to rave over I fix better Mexican food at home. Service was great and the food came out pretty quickly

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good. ACP dish was amazing, the tamales, not so much. Decent enchiladas. Staff was very friendly and the service was great. B+ minus the tamales.

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was here with friends last night because it is their favorite restaurant. The food was really good, plentiful and affordable. The service was excellent! Also, they have a bartender who knows how to make a proper Black Russian, which is difficult to find! I...More

Thank Virginia27981
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4933 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959-9709
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-441-4179
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