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Plaza Mayor 3, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 969229451
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Chandler, Arizona, USA
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61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small restaurant in the center of town with a good view of Torre Mangana (Tower Mangana). A great place in the main square to sit outside and enjoyed the view of the square. We decided to go to the second floor. We tried this place because it was packed with customers. The service was great and got good portions... More 

Thank Luis-in-Arizona
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

A little burned out on tapas, so we headed upstairs to the dining room and had quite a yummy meal that was quite a good deal. Big menu, had gambones, pollo asado, salad, a bottle of wine, some fizzy water, and desert for around 50 euros. Downstairs was packed and looked like a good time but the upstairs was just... More 

1 Thank Brian M
Madrid, Spain
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

I was recomended by a friend to go for tapas and try a local beer they sell. I decided to sit inside as I could see the Chef (a young girl), cooking at her best! The "Zarajo" was so well presented and tasty I nearly asked for two.....Good atmosphere in their cute terrace besides the Cathedral.

1 Thank AMSY13
Sydney, Australia
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193 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Service with a smile. The staff at The Mangana were very warm and friendly. A great place to sit and take in the atmosphere of the square. Usual tapas served with drinks. Recommended is the freshly cooked sausage. Also good for breakfast.

1 Thank paloma057
Madrid, Spain
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Food is good for the cheap menu del día. Service was ok, even if the waitress who served us was a bit serious. Not unfriendly but serious expressions the whole time. More central location couldn't be.

1 Thank fruix
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

Situated in the main square. good portions and quality of food. We have the burger which it is made in normal bread. Really big. Also we tried the setas which were really good!

1 Thank Maria O
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

We visit Cuenca every year for 3-to-4 weeks and have been doing so for the past 10 years. Over the years we have eaten in most of the local restaurants and, without a doubt, Restaurant Mangana is our favourite. The food, particularly from the a la carte menu, is fresh, well sourced and beautifully seasoned and cooked. But what makes... More 

Thank rorymimi2014
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78 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We should have known better than to go to a place in the tourist trap zone but we arrived late with many places closing. The food and service we received was well below standard. The chorizo del ciervo was dry and unappetizing. The entrecot consisted of at least a third of fat and gristle. Our comments were left ignored by... More 

Thank expat_expl0rer
Athens, Greece
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed at the parador but wanted simple unpretentious Spanish food and this small restaurant had it. The meat was grilled in front of us and to perfection. A great simple fresh salad and wonderful local red wine. Authentic great meal and service.

Thank Yolande L
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant is located on the left hand side of the main square a short distance from the Cathedral. Dining is alfresco in the main but I chose the Steak and a glass of red wine. Both were excellent. The steak had been cooked over wood and the taste was so good. The size of the steak was enormous and... More 

Thank Bryan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Mayor 3, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969229451

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