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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“grits” (18 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 27 November 2016 via mobile

It was average. Coffee good breakfast ok. Disappointing homefries...they were mini french fries with no seasoning so they should call them french fries. Toast soggy not toasted just warm. Not my favorite place for breakfast...over medium eggs, runny, veggie omelet chunks of broccoli, huge...

Thank gigity2015
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went for breakfast at the recommendation of a local. Literally the worst breakfast I've ever had. Some kind of bowl that was supposed to have hash browns, gravy, sausage, and eggs. Sounds great right?! The "hash browns" we're legit french fries. The sausage tasted like...More

Thank joshuatwagner
Reviewed 13 November 2016

we stopped in here for lunch for the 1st time today, and will surely be back! we were greeted, seated,and attended to as soon as we walked in the door.our server was friendly, efficient, attentive, and pleasant. the menu is extensive, and we were happy...More

Thank susan s
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Had a blood lab test and needed to fast. Once the blood was drawn I WAS HUNGRY. Couldn't pass this place without trying it. Ignored the specials on the board and went for an omelet. Came with toast, and home fries. I was not hungry...More

Thank Reviewer_Bob
Reviewed 7 November 2016

After going to 3 other places that 1- wouldn't wait on us, 2-had no seating,3 - too expensive - SO VERY GLAD that we ended up at TL's. It appears the locals KNOW where to eat. Such polite people! Had a REAL burger - so...More

Thank KingsportPamela
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was our second visit, the first having been a little less than a year ago. The first trip was with a group. This trip was just the two of us. We recalled good homecooking and went back for more. This seems to be a...More

Thank bwodom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

TL'S is always great! Love the corned beef crispy. My husband always gets biscuits and gravy. Simple food that always taste great. Great prices and a friendly atmosphere. You can order a huge breakfast or just what you want.

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had the biscuits and gravy good consistency but a little flavorless. Coffee is good. Orange juice is concentrated ( average). All in all the meal was good and the device too, I would eat here again.

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We try to go here on every trip. They have good food and friendly wait staff. We ate there for breakfast (great fatback) one morning and dinner one evening and both were delicious.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

While Visiting Manteo For The Day We Picked This Old Fashioned Cafe To Start Our Day. Country Style , Ham & Eggs , Fresh Big Bisguit, Not A Favorite, We Decided Not To Go Back For Dinner...

Thank East2West50
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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