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Calle Puerta de Murcia, 14, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968500011
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8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Another good experience

Ate here twice during this trip away. Tapas is very good. Service is ok. Have not tried the menu of the day or dinner yet. I unfortunately do not speak Spanish, the staff do not speak much English, but we managed fine. Would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
seg69
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England, United Kingdom
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England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here twice during this trip away. Tapas is very good. Service is ok. Have not tried the menu of the day or dinner yet. I unfortunately do not speak Spanish, the staff do not speak much English, but we managed fine. Would recommend.

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Thank seg69
Manila, Philippines
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at around noonish and requested for the menu of the day but they said they don't serve it till after 1 pm... Instead they offered me tapas... Didn't disappoint!!!!!

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Thank docgorio
Bristol, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Great tapas and lovely house wines - this was a real pleasure. Recommended to us by the hotel, good position and great food choices - not just tapas.

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Thank Richard195418
Chatham, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We visited the La Tartana Restaurant twice during a one day trip to Cartagena, once for a morning drink and then later for a meal of Spanish Tapas. Our first visit was relatively early at about 10AM on a weekday morning. At this time the streets were quite empty and winding our way through the streets we came upon the... More 

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Thank Stewart C
Scotland
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very fresh and good tapas in sizeable portions, great value, service excellent. Other than fried, they didn't have any fresh boquerones which was unusual. However, they had a selection of what I would call gourmet tapas which looked amazing. Definetly recommend for those wishing to eat the best of tapas.

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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were redommended this place by our hotel, for a very late lunch on a very lazy Sunday afternoon. The service and the tapas were great, even if the waiters' English was even less than ours. And the location is perfect, in the middel of the pedestrian area.

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Thank Knut F
Catral, Spain
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

On a weekend in Cartagena ,our party of 8 arrived for lunch at about 2pm.the restaurant was busy but a table was found in a corner and we were quickly served drinks...lovely house red wine and jugs of beer.we all ordered from the menu del dia which proved great value at €10 app. really nice salad with lots of tuna... More 

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1 Thank MargieB70
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

1,5 hour waiting for main course is unacceptable! Unless you are happy to enjoy the bread which was served after 20 min of making the order. Starters came in a different time for party of 6 and were not impressive either. I would rank this place is more like a gamble. We've definitely lost this time.

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Thank Mikhail S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Simon M
Cartagena, Spain
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155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Puerta de Murcia, 14, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968500011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?