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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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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Southern food. Friendly staff! I am sure this is where the locals go! Found it by doing Google search for breakfast close by. Loved it so much went back the next day!

Thank DB0310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by the staff from the Island Farm who's said this was the the locals eat. Wow... So glad we came. The staff and food were excellent , we had the 2 sea food plate consisting of fried flounder and shrimp, French fries, potatoes salad,...More

Thank Tgft2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual comfortable busy diner with large menu, healthy options, friendly service. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. My wife and I had omelets, so our experience is limited, but both of us enjoyed the food and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wife and stopped by for lunch while visiting. It’s not a fancy place, a bit worn. But people were friendly, food good, service was quick.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, and both ordered seafood plates. The food was about average, maybe a little above, with the exception of the hushpuppies which were cold. The service could have been better but overall the experience was ok. The total cost of our...More

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

TL’s is the place to get some down home cookin type meals. Breakfast is my favorite. Lunch and dinner are good too. Is so unlike fast food because you can actually see the beef in a cheese burger. Very friendly staff.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hazzah, there is a local joint on the OBX. Well, T.L.'s Family Restaurant is on Roanoke Island near Manteo but worth the drive from Nags Head and vicinity if you want local comfort food. Clearly, a local haunt with a full parking lot. Diverse menu...More

Thank 752HelenB752
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were wanting good country food reasonably priced and used Trip Advisor. Let’s say this place was amazing. From the moment we walked through the door till we paid for our meal the employees were so nice. Not a fake nice but a genuine friendly...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Locals fill this spot for the food, service and southern hospitality. Try the "bowls "of food dishes. Down home atmosphere, food and service, A family at home dining experience. No one leaves hungry or unsatisfied. Great cakes and pies to end the meal. Easy, casual,...More

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Very cheap prices, which comes with some mediocre food. The biscuits are amazing though, I would have love to take home a bag. I got an egg and cheese on a biscuit and that was nice, although definitely pre-sliced kind of gross American cheese. My...More

Thank Vanessa L
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Restaurant Details

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