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Ortega'z Southwestern Grill & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
+1 252-473-5911
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (94 reviews)
“churros” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we're down on the Outer Banks we make a point to go to Ortegaz Southwestern Grill ! Yes you'll wait a little while but the food is incredible ! I had the fish tacos again this time and they were nothing short of...More

Thank Maxxman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The blackened season on the fresh catch of the day tuna was absolutely delicious in the tacos! I will get these again. Not a lot of heat, just flavor. Hubby got platter with fresh catch tuna, shrimp, and crab cake, very yummy also.

Thank warner97
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to grab lunch after a dolphin tour at Captain Johnny's Dolphin Tour. Ortega'z is right down the street! This is a small restaurant that packs a big bunch in flavor. We ordered chips & salsa, buffalo chicken tacos and shrimp tacos. Everything was...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Had a nice lunch--my husband had the fish tacos which were amazing but my salad was a bit soggy. Great beer selection.

Thank cathyc132017
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Searched for this restaurant after seeing them featured on DD&D. Our lunch was good but service was a bit spotty and the day we visited there were significant issues with the plumbing.

Thank brianbollwage
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The food was great! We are a group of 11 people and the waitress was patient, attentive, kind, informative, and pleasant. We had a variety of dishes at the table. The pork nachos and chips and dip were delicious. I had the fish tacos and...More

Thank Evelyn F
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A must go to restaurant in Manteo. Food was great and service was excellent. Waitress was very accommodating. We were a large party of 11 and served in a timely manner. Highly recommended.

Thank 584jeanettef
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We came here based on the wife seeing it featured on Food Network and my reliance on trip advisor rankings. We were staying just a short walk away, and we showed up during the 3-6PM "happy hour" so we could use the 20% off coupon...More

Thank blargoe
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had to go to Ortega'z after we walked by and my youngest son remembered it being featured on Dinners, Drive-Ins & Dives on the Food Network. This is one of his favorite shows to watch. Three of us had their signature Fish Tacos and...More

Thank bradp427
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great service, and the food was Delicious!!!! We enjoyed the atmosphere here, Our main stop in Manteo We will be back again, every year

Thank cyn050
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Todd G
22 January 2016|
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Response from halcho | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend Striper's , nice view and a great bar, and or Blue water Grill and raw bar a newish restaurant also with a great view and bar in Pirates Cove. Both have multiple screens.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Sir Walter Raleigh St, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9420
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
  • Phone Number: +1 252-473-5911
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