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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 good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“grits” (18 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
US Highway 64/264, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
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11 - 20 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I have had both breakfast and lunch here. Both have always been good. For lunch I usually have two sides and salad bar for $ 1.OO more . Friendly and fast service.

Thank marcdjung
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Be warned, this is your typical dirty dinner food. But oh my goodness, it is delicious! Granted this was one of the few restaurants actually open when we were there and we were starved. But my cheeseburger and fries and my husbands reuben and fries...More

Thank PinkyandDaBrain
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The service was nice and the facility was clean. The meals were a bit pricey, but normal for the beach area. We had a group of 5 children and 5 adults. It didn't take long for the waitress to deliver our meals. However, the food...More

Thank zetaspeechlady
Reviewed 28 November 2016

A Mom and Pop with a good breakfast. The portions were generous and the service was fast and friendly.

Thank Brian C
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
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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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