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Calle Puerta de Murcia, 14, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968500011
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Ranked #112 of 225 Restaurants in Cartagena
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Went in here on spec as one of the guys I was with had been before. Excellent service, great food and real value. Everything tasted great. That's my overriding memory. It's the taste of the food in Spain (and Italy for that matter). Tomatoes taste like tomatoes. Everything tastes like it should. A memorable meal.

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Cartagena, Spain
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is one of the most typical places in Cartagena. Really well located downtown, it is a good restaurant to try food in the old way. They have a wide range of different tapas and main dishes. The product is fresh and carefuly treated. Do not expect anything exciting, but if you want to try Spanish food, that's the place.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I wish we hadn't bothered! I had a Caesar salad and it was vile, it was basically a load of lettuce with slightly pink old chicken and a pool of what tasted like blue cheese sauce, it smelled really bad too. Non of our food came together and we couldn't wait to leave the dark and dingy restaurant with the... More

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high peak
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great tapas, we visited Cartagena on a cruise. What great food at a really good price, very clean and great service will definitely go back if we ever visit the town again.

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately the service was terrible when we went there. We stopped there for some quick tapas. It took the waitress almost an hour to serve all three - the last one came with the receipt - not because it was so busy but because she had forgotten several times. Also, this place is very popular with tourists, no locals in... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely terrible service today, waitress was completely uninterested and rude. A mistake was made with the order but she did not care and just walked away. Absolutely no effort was made to make our meal enjoyable. I will never go back here!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Ordered scrambled eggs with vegetables, but only got the vegetables. When we asked about it and pointed out the same dish on the Spanish menu we were told off in Spanish and she pointed at a completely different dish on the menu. Mistakes happen, but deal with it professionally please... Toilets were dirty as hell by the way. Never again.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We ordered two beers and four tapas. We were charged for five tapas, two beers and a coffee. I queried the bill and the waitress accepted my correction but her management clearly were unhappy at the situation. Fortunately, the dirty dishes had not been cleared from the table so I had my evidence! It took a further challenge from me... More

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Service really really bad, louzy food, would not recommend to anyone. Nor the city, unpleasant and unfriendly people while season not even started...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

There are so many very good eating places on the walk from the harbour car park through Calle Mayor you could have a very good meal at any, but it is worth going to La Tartana opposite Sfera department store. Inside in the cooler months and outside people watching. This is authentic Spanish cuisine at its best.

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Additional Information about La Tartana

Address: Calle Puerta de Murcia, 14, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
Phone Number: +34 968500011
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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