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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“grits” (19 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 25 May 2017

Great local seafood and home made specials, little pricy, but good food. not much atmosphere and can be noisy.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We ate here twice for breakfast because of its convenient location.The food was good, the restaurant was clean, and the service was decent. They do a good business, as the restaurant stayed busy while we were there.

Thank Robin K
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I had not been to the Outer Banks in 33 years, but knew what I wanted to eat when I got down there. I asked the hotel's night manager where she went for the best vinegar-style BBQ pork and she said T.L.'s in Manteo, so...More

Thank MainePeg
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We love these kind of places.....local diners or diner like. Staying on the OBX, got a late start and searching for all day breakfast place. Greeted with "have a seat anywhere". Food was good and plentiful. Nothing very fancy. Biscuit was good as was the...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 2 February 2017

While visiting the Outer Banks, we stopped at TL's for breakfast. It was good and there was plenty of food. We did breakfast two mornings there! We also decided to try lunch one day! They have a board with SPECIALS as well as their regular...More

1  Thank TatTat1
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Overall, this was a good find. Very diner-like, family friendly comfortable little spot. The staff were all extremely friendly and nice. Everything looked very clean to me. My shrimp sandwich was exceptional and reasonably priced. The fried clams my husband orderedhad very little taste and...More

Thank AndiOfGreenville
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I have had both breakfast and lunch here. Both have always been good. For lunch I usually have two sides and salad bar for $ 1.OO more . Friendly and fast service.

Thank marcdjung
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Be warned, this is your typical dirty dinner food. But oh my goodness, it is delicious! Granted this was one of the few restaurants actually open when we were there and we were starved. But my cheeseburger and fries and my husbands reuben and fries...More

Thank PinkyandDaBrain
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The service was nice and the facility was clean. The meals were a bit pricey, but normal for the beach area. We had a group of 5 children and 5 adults. It didn't take long for the waitress to deliver our meals. However, the food...More

Thank zetaspeechlady
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A Mom and Pop with a good breakfast. The portions were generous and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Brian C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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