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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 good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“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 yesterday

we stopped here because we needed an inexpensive but decent breakfast before our dolphin tour - this place was perfect - the food was the least expensive meal of our whole trip and it was delicious and relatively quick

Thank Kit P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast they were really busy but serve breakfast all day. The menu is great and the service as well The place is clean and it has a great menu. Food was very good and the portion size perfect. The grits were really...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place for what is good old home cooking, everything from meatloaf to seafood, its always good. A locals favorite but welcoming to visitors as well!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

TL's was a surprise. They accomodated our fairly large group easily and the service was fast. The menu had all the sandwiches and cafe food you would normally expect but also included a nice selection of better meals and seafood. Everything was freshly made and...More

Thank DugRau
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great Food and reasonable prices. We had softball crab sandwich and various breakfast items including sausage gravy,French toast and blueberry pancakes. All food was very good. Staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank T2440PSroberth
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Came in for a late mid week lunch and it was about half full. Everyone seemed to be a local or regular, talking about the fishing or crabbing and daily life on the island. Friendly people and staff. Service was good, food was good. Decent...More

Thank Netlava
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great local place we heard about from a friend. Great food and service. No wait time. The banana pudding cake is amazing and home made too.

Thank freedom4life7520
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
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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