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La Tartaruga

Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
+1 868-639-0940
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“lobster” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Approached here with quite low expectations, everyone sells italian food it seems. Pleasantly surprised, chef was welcoming, knowledgeable and warm, offered tips on next trip to Italy. Wait staff similar, seemed very happy. What clinched it for me was something so simple, the taste of...More

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This restaurant always blows my mind. From the relaxed, homey environment to the first class food, La Tartaruga never fails to delight. We were a party of 4 and we all enjoyed ourselves tremendously. You'll go home thoroughly stuffed!

Thank Peta A
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

After reading the excellent reviews we were looking forward to our visit. I can only say we must have caught them on an off day. The food was at best ok. We were really disappointed with our starters . On the main course my ravioli...More

Thank art5677
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Very delicious Italian cuisine in the heart of Tobago. The chefs are always on hand and willing to engage in interesting conversation about the origin of the food and where in Italy it is commonly cooked. The ingredients are fresh and the result is typically...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My family of 7 persons and I went for lunch to celebrate a birthday! There no other customers at the restaurant for the entire time we were there so it was nice to have the place for ourselves! The owner was very personable and informative!...More

Thank ADM12
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We ate at this lovely restaurant on 5 of the 11 nights we were at Buccoo and loved every meal and the whole experience. All the staff are extremely friendly and take great care to ensure everyone has an enjoyable meal.

1  Thank Marjory1
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The food, the wine and the service is absolutely fantastic. We went back the day after again and will for sure be back the next time coming to Tobago

Thank Livo7
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This quaint little restaurant, served one of the best pastas I have ever had, and I know pasta. Their's is made fresh daily and served with several authentic Italian dishes. Even the desserts are made in house, highly recommend the tiramisu and the creme caramel....More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I met the lovely and friendly lady Camille who makes the pasta fresh daily and had to have some. It was as good as any I have had in Italy. An Italian gem of a spot in Tobago.

Thank Dellacasafamily
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Had two great meals here what an oasis in a place that didn't have many eateries in the evening. The food was a bit more than we had been paying but well worth it as if was of a very high standard- delicious!! The staff...More

Thank MrsWPops
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buccoo Bay Road | Buccoo, Tobago
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Tobago
  • Phone Number: +1 868-639-0940
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