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“Super Jewish Restaurant in the Old Town”

Mandragora Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 242 Restaurants in Lublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$17
Cuisines: Israeli
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Mandragora is a restaurant located in Lublin Old Town that serves Jewish cuisine. All dishes in our menu are cautiously selected so that, to the extent possible, they reflect the nature of traditional Jewish cuisine. We prepare them exclusively from the best quality ingredients and based on old, pre-war recipes. At the same time we care of the visit in Mandragora so that it is not only a culinary experience but also a cultural one, that is why we obey Jewish customs concerning the preparation of dishes, and the interior in our restaurant was inspired by the rich cultural tradition of the pre-war Jewish Lublin. You are welcome!
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Traditional Jewish restaurant in the Old Quarter of Lublin. The food was great! Try the Latke appetizer for 30 zlotys (potato pancakes covered in sour cream and raw onions). The atmosphere was nice, albeit a bit cramped. The waitresses spoke English. The wine was Israeli and was very good. The only negative was the kitsch music- the Fiddler on the Roof soundtrack. This wouldn't keep me away though. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Gregory B
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

very atmospheric restaurant, best days to dine may be Fri or Sat when more dishes are available. I went for the potato pancakes (with sour cream and raw(!) onions), which I wouldn't really recommend. But the waitress was v. friendly

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Thank lukegriffen
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

We felt directly welcomed when we entered the door. We had booked place in advance and maybe that was good. The food was delicious and generous and we enjoyed the place very much. You could sense that this place took responsibility for the Jewish Cuisine!

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Thank Christina S
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

Mandragora is a charming place. It refers to ‘old’ Lublin and the history of Jewish people who lived there before II world war. Menu introduces Jewish cuisine and a bit of family history. The food is prepared according to Jewish dietary laws, Sabbath laws, holiday rituals as well as local cooking customs and it definitely isn’t an ordinary menu. Nice selection of wine and few local beers are also on the menu. If you are interested in Jewish tradition and music - visit Mandragora during their life music sessions. The only thing which I didn’t like about the place was staff. Girls seemed totally not interested in serving tables, don’t get me wrong - when they showed up, they were lovely however we have waited way too long to order and then to get a bill. Definitely would recommend!

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Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 9 December 2013

I had the pleasure of having dinner at Mandragora twice during my visit to Lublin and was so very pleased both times. Unlike some of Poland's "Jewish" restaurants, this one is the real deal. Traditional dishes prepared traditionally! Great menu! Great service! Great ambience! I thoroughly enjoyed everything I had, especially the soups and the duck. The duck? Heavenly....

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Thank ThePenguinGuy
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