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67A Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
(868) 624-4597
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A breath of fresh air! Real Caribbean cuisine

If you plan to spend some time in Port-of-Spain, make Veni Mange a top priority when considering dining out. Whereas most restaurants offer some version of "foreign foods", Veni Mange offers authentic Caribbean cuisine. Step up from the doubles vendors and roti shops to enjoy excellent and warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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  • Local cuisine
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Tunapuna, Trinidad
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

If you plan to spend some time in Port-of-Spain, make Veni Mange a top priority when considering dining out. Whereas most restaurants offer some version of "foreign foods", Veni Mange offers authentic Caribbean cuisine. Step up from the doubles vendors and roti shops to enjoy excellent and warm service. The interior is colourful but tastefully decorated, with Haitian art (for... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Veni Mange is authentic...the real island feeling. You would expect Graham Greene it James Bond to walk in for rum punch. The food is real creole, amazing taste. Great service and especially charming owner. I will go back!

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Aberdeen
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

For anyone trravelling to Trinidad visiting Veni Mange is a must , the food and service is great ,set in a local ambiance you will not be disappointed !

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POS
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Love the atmosphere hereI An absolute "must" for anyone coming to Port of Spain. The staff is friendly, the food is good and the drinks are reasonably priced. The proprietor, Roses, will make you feel at home.

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review...we try to maintain that Trini style experience in all we offer so its very good to know that we are succeeding. We totally believe that in T&T, we have so much to offer, that creating a truly local experience is very important once good quality and service come with it! Hope to see you here... More 

Tucson AZ
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Eat here. You'll love it. No need to expand. It's just really good. The drinks made from local fruits are to die for. The only thing wrong with this place is that is isn't open more.

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Just love your headline...*Yum Yum Yum*! Thank you so much for the review. Hope to see you back our way soon. Working on those extra opening hours! lol:) More 

Freeport, Trinidad
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Through a friend and based on her recommendation I ordered the take away lunch from this restaurant. Had the fish option. Quantity wise it's great and the price is average for food in the area. The food was local cuisine and was presented well for take away but I wasn't wowed taste wise. The restaurant has a nice casual and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We spent a week in Port-of-Spain, eating a variety of local, regional, and international cuisine. I can honestly say that Veni Mange was the best combination of classy restaurant serving native cuisine. The servers were extremely helpful with picking just the right amount of heat. The soups and bread were amazing! The main courses were perfectly seasoned! The desserts were... More 

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Hello Nick, What a lovely review...thank you for taking the time out to post it. Always so good to know that our guests really enjoyed their meal and the look and feel of the restaurant. We really try to keep it as local as possible while maintaining internationally accepted standards so thanks for the endorsement. Hope to see you and... More 

UK
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81 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant this is. With the feeling of being on an upper terrace, it is a real pleasure to have ceiling fans rather than aircon. The setting, service and food were all great. Fantastic callaloo soup and I really enjoyed the stewed beef, plus the range of succulent side dishes ensured that we certainly didn't go hungry. There... More 

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review and very happy that you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you back in T&T soon and of course, at Veni Mangé again. More 

Port of Spain, Trinidad
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Always take visiting reps here, just so they can feel the local spirit. Never fails. Being only half trini it is an experience for me too. The décor , the open plan old architecture. It is a different feel to the other modern restaurants in POS. And the food is very good..fresh , well prepared and delicious. Unpretentious and relaxing.... More 

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Happy that you bring your reps to experience the local food and ambience and that you and they continue to enjoy it. We believe that T&T has so much to offer so we continue to keep the local *flag flying*! Hope to see you back soon. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This awesome creole restaurant here in Trinidad has tasty food, friendly atmosphere and great hospitality serving vegetarian and local cuisine. You gotta go there and you must interact with the owner Roses - she is a truly "spicy" persona! When you go in you go to the bar and have a beverage - of the alcoholic or non alcoholic flavor!... More 

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. Will definitely aim to keep the standard to provide our visitors with good local food and a super dining experience. Hope to see you back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67A Ariapita Avenue | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain
  • Phone Number: (868) 624-4597

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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