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Mandragora

Rynek 9 | Kamienica pod Lwami, Lublin, Poland
+ 48 81 536 20 20
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Ranked #6 of 90 Restaurants in Lublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Israeli
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Hollywood, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I tried this restaurant for lunch. I had the garlic soup an entree and some kvass. It was good but there were other items on the menu that weren't available that day. There online menu is different from when I was there. Food was good. I'd go back and try some other dishes. Prices are average.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Bingo We were in Lublin practically the first time. Wife really, and I after more than 50 years. That is all unknown. Old Town rising from oblivion, every day more and more beautiful. We were looking for a late lunch matched to a nice mood. I hit a Madragorę. Inherent quietly in one corner of the Market, which overlooks the... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have visited it quite early in the day, so could not get any bakery products yet. But still top class restaurant for it's amazing interior and Jewish music playing inside. Really enjoyed traditional Jewish coffee. The girl serving our table was a bit clumsy.

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Kherson, Ukraine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It was our first traditional Jewish restaurant and it made an unforgettable impression about this cuisine and culture. Interiors were very nicely decorated with antique and old-style authentic elements. National music added to overall experience of being in a Jewish home.Personnel was friendly, attentive and spoke English quite well. English menu was available in which all the unknown dishes were... More

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Oslo, Norway
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101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Before The second world war there was a strong jewish comunity in Lublin. This is all gone, but you get a little sence at Mandragora. Even more so if you book a table on Fridays. Then the have an excellent kletzmerband. The food was good (goose), and plenitful (maybe a little bit too much). The wine list was very good.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It seems like they're trying too hard to capitalize on Jewish culture being alive in Poland and not paying attention to the food. I've had waaaay better everything in real Israeli restaurants in Toronto, thanks to my Jewish friends. This is a watered down version with really small portions. To be fair, the falafel (not the rest of the plate,... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good food good atmosphere, must go the best food in Lublin and nicest owners. Must visit!!! Jewish/Israeli food, always making something new. Highly recommend their shakshooka and shnitzel.

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White Plains, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were so excited to find Mandragora, which serves kosher-style Jewish soul food. You come here because it's just amazing to find this kind of restaurant in eastern Poland! The food is good, not great, but the atmosphere is wonderful. If I'm in Lublin again, I would make it a point to come back.

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Warsaw, Poland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice place,nice music, not nice cat. They have a cat walking arround the restaurant and sometimes scares you touching your legs. The food is typical jewish but we know other Jewish restaurants and here is nothing special, i'm not saying bad, but is in the average.

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Dublin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Have been planning this outing for sometime. Food was mediocre and wine overpriced. Service very pleasant but will not be returning as it is a rip-off for the quality of food on offer.

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