Welcome to Tortugas’ Lie, Outer Banks!

Nestled among the dunes of the Outer Banks town of Nags Head, you’ll find a delicious slice of the Caribbean known as Tortugas’ Lie. Founded in 1989, Tortugas’ is home to some of the beach’s finest fare, from mouthwatering appetizers to dinners and desserts so delicious you can’t help but come back again and again.

But a great menu is only the beginning of what makes Tortugas’ Lie so special. Why not c’mon in and see exactly why this quaint little Outer Banks restaurant of ours is not only a locals’ favorite, but the destination for hungry vacationers year after year.

Tortugas’ on Diners Drive-Ins & Dives with Guy Fieri

Tortugas’ Happenings!

Look here to get the skinny on what’s happening at Tortugas’ Lie

Tortugas is open for 2017, 2018 Season

We are open for the winter. Please come join us any day but Tuesday from 11:30 am until closing. All our hours and specials are listed on this site or you can call 252.441.7299

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Sushi Night

Sushi Night is Back! Wednesday nights starting at 5:30 pm. Come enjoy some sushi at Tortugas. Not a sushi lover, no worries as the kitchen is open as well serving a full menu. However, there are no steamers available on sushi night.

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NEW YEAR’S 5K

Please join us for our 28th annual 5K run on New Year's Eve. The race starts at 10pm. There is no registration, just show up before 10! Dress warm and bring a flashlight as it is dark in some areas. Champagne toast at Midnight.

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Seating Policy We are sorry, but we do not take reservations. We seat on a first come first serve basis. Because our table turnover is so quick, we ask that your whole party is present before we seat you. We do operate on the buzz table app, which will text you when your table is ready. You do not need to have the app, only a cell phone. Thank you for your understanding!