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Mandragora Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Eastern European, Israeli
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Rynek 9 | Kamienica pod Lwami, Lublin 20-002, Poland
+48 81 536 20 20
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rzeszow, Poland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In Lublin for one evening, we decided to check out this place based on the great TripAdvisor reviews. While the service was very strong, two of the three guests thought the food to just be OK. Definitely not up to the rave reviews we had read.

Thank daveg1962
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The best authentic, home styled Jewish food I have ever had outside of Israel. The liver appetizer was amazing. The duck juicy and just sweet enough. The atmosphere is great. I agree that this is one of the best restaurants in Lublin. I recommend the Israeli wine.

1 Thank stockyard1
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing & Delicious food, excellent service. Located at Rynek in the heart of the Old Town. Nice decor. Try hummus, falafel and Rosol soup. Highly recommend!!!

1 Thank Ewa R
The Netherlands
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

A place full of tables, all 'reserved' for the entire evening? We didn't believe the rude waitress. The place was completely empty. No walk-ins accepted from this restaurant thus to us, only for reservations; it means a stuck-up restaurant. Just make a reservation if you want to dine there. Don't waste your time searching for this place if you didn't... More 

IzabelaKLublin, Owner at Mandragora Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear customer, we are very sorry that you couldn’t spend a great time at our restaurant. We would like to welcome every single person that comes to us but our restaurant is very small (we have got only 13 tables). During the weekend, but also during the week, we have got a lot of reservations. Apart from this every single... More 

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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant meets and exceeds all expectations. What food, What service. What ambiance. We had the very best veal schnitzel I have ever had. Our waiter and the hostess were the absolute best service people we had in two weeks traveling. A must to go to in Lublin

Thank harborcritic
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at this restaurant that located at the old city. Great decoration and lovely atmosphere. We loved the pierogi and the big schnitzel. The owners of the restaurant are very nice couple and very kind. On Fridays they have a nice concert. Reservation needed.

2 Thank danny o
mandragorapub, Właściciel at Mandragora Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! More 

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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 15, and very attracted by the idea of eating traditional polish Jewish cousine. The first disappointment came when I discovered the the best specialties are served only on Friday and Saturday. We asked herrings as entry but we discovered that they run out of herrings. In Poland this can be compared with going to an... More 

Thank Marek V
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Orribile food, low quality and made in a wrong way. I cannot understand the rate so high..... no arringhe available, my meat was half a piece of yellow fat, pita made the last year, etc . The waiter was very gentle and nice, but not her fault .

1 Thank Biostefano
Warsaw, Poland
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

One of the best Jewish restaurants I have ever visited. Try the duck with pomegranate and the Jewish caviar!!!

1 Thank KatarzynaPe
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

My waiter was very attentive and checked often to ensure I was enjoying my meal. I tried the specialty, duck Israeli style. The meal was much larger than I expected and I only ate half. They certainly did not sacrifice quality for quantity, though, as my meal was incredibly delicious. The tender duck was served on top of sweet carrots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $12
Eastern European, Israeli
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rynek 9 | Kamienica pod Lwami, Lublin 20-002, Poland
  • Location: Europe  >  Poland  >  Eastern Poland  >  Lublin Province  >  Lublin
  • Phone Number: +48 81 536 20 20

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