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El Mana

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Vegetarian, Vegan
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Calle Mequinez, 21 | La Ranilla, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 37 24 74
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: El Mana offers creative vegetarian cuisine, including vegan and gluten...
El Mana offers creative vegetarian cuisine, including vegan and gluten free options. We use mostly local and organic products to prepare tapas, salads, fresh pasta, woks and desserts at the moment in our open kitchen. We will be pleased to welcome you at El Mana!
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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good choice!

This restaurant offers good food made from local ingredients. They put effort on presentation, service and atmosphere. They also have a good wine list and offer some special beers. Our portions looked great and were pretty nice but they were little bit bland when it comes to taste. Desserts however... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Kolmannenkorvapuusti
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Rovaniemi, Finland
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Rovaniemi, Finland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This restaurant offers good food made from local ingredients. They put effort on presentation, service and atmosphere. They also have a good wine list and offer some special beers. Our portions looked great and were pretty nice but they were little bit bland when it comes to taste. Desserts however where delicious! All and all one the nicest restaurants in... More 

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Liverpool, England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We thought this was a very good place to eat. We just had one evening meal here and were more than happy. We had a main course each (I had the stir-fry and my husband had a salad) which we both thought were lovely, then we shared a tiramisu, which finished off the meal nicely. We thought the service was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We went back to El Mana for lunch yesterday - the second time in a week - because we enjoyed it so much the first time. The food was very fresh and tasty, and a change from the usual tapas fare. Once again, everything - from the soup to a crisp salad and Thai style stir-fried vegetables - was very... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We are a vegetarian and a meat eater and both of us found this restaurant excellent. We liked everything about this restaurant which specializes in vegan, vegetarian and organic food. The starters (goat cheese nests) were perfect and we also liked our main courses - especially the pasta of the day was delicious. Wine was excellent and service polite. Even... More 

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Blagnac, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very poor main courses, just fried vegetables with no taste, couscous was too salty and very dispointed... This is not vegan cuisine, I cook better everyday at home... The only good point is you can eat vegan and organic, but cook at home it will be tastier and a lot cheaper (moreover when they make you pay the tapas you... More 

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elmanatenerife, Owner at El Mana, responded to this review

El Maná is a vegetarian restaurant with vegan options not a vegan restaurant. We are sorry that you didn't like our food. We can make mistakes with the salt but you didn't tell us so, how could we notice it? If you ever come again we will try our best. Regards More 

Colchester
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We ate here twice in 2013 & twice in January 2015. It is a limited menu but the spicing of the dishes is complex & tasty. The dishes are beautifully presented. We particularly enjoyed the starters - the samosas were so nice that I had them both times this year. The food is cooked to order so if it is... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate here twice in January, having eaten here on our last visit to Tenerife in 2013. The quality of the food and presentation is first class, and the only slight gripe I have is that the menu hasn't changed , I believe, since they first opened , nevertheless my wife who is the vegetarian is very... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We uesed tripadvisor to find this place and we were not disappointed. A lot of interesting vegetarian alternativs and what was most surprising to me was that they had a few really good local brewery beers.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

well, vegerarian, yes, but... somehow the place did not convince. the food was ok, but not more then that. the menue has some surprising dishes, but then the kitchen seems to find it hard to live up to the challenge of the menue. but maybe we just came on a bad day. it was fine, but we did not try... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Ordered samosas as starters and tofu with vegetables and potatoes. The samosas were tasteless, they should've had way more spiciness to them. Main course was pretty terrible. The fried tofu and veggies had next to no taste to them and the potatoes were just dry chunks with no sauce. Upon request I got a mediocre tomato sauce to try and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Mequinez, 21 | La Ranilla, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Puerto de la Cruz
  • Phone Number: +34 922 37 24 74

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan

Description

El Mana offers creative vegetarian cuisine, including vegan and gluten free options. We use mostly local and organic products to prepare tapas, salads, fresh pasta, woks and desserts at the moment in our open kitchen. We will be pleased to welcome you at El Mana!
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?