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Veni Mange

Ariapita Avenue 67A | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-624-4597
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Ariapita Avenue 67A | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

Had dinner there with our friend Stefan. Great venue for local cuisine and the owner Rosemary is a just such a wonderful vibrant person. Great experience

Thank jayachans
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The NYtimes recent travel review dismisses most dinner options in Port of Spain as offering local versions of European food. Not so Veni Mange' (Come and Eat in Creole patois). The two sisters who opened the restaurant were trained in cordon bleu school but soon...More

Thank kendalwill2013
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious local cuisine, comfortable and inviting setting. Good ambience for friends family and tourist. Real local taste.

Thank garvinheerah
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I was introduced to this restaurant by a friend who lives in Port of Spain. It is not cheap for Port of Spain, but cheaper and much more interesting - both the food and the setting - than in a bland international hotel. We paid...More

Thank MuddyWalks
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Just an amazing place to go for lunch especially if yo have foreigners who need a touch of local flavor. Warm friendly service and equally good food!More

Thank mikey_8762
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for the positive comments. We really try to maintain the "truly West Indian dining experience" so, it is very appreciated to know that our customers like the 'feel' of the place and particularly our local food. Hope we'll see you back here in...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

I would suggest coming to Veni Mange especially to tourists because it gives a real taste of our culture. The service was fantastic and all of the staff are passionate about their job and are knowledgeable on the food, where it comes from, how its...More

1  Thank emilyjoywyatt
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

What a lovely review. Thank you. Always appreciated when satisfied customers take the time to share their experiences. This is how we keep the standard. Hope you will be back soon.

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Your get one on one attention from the owner. Food is local and they use fresh ingredients and herbs in all dishes. Been there for company events and privately. Local ice cream deserts. Not air-conditioned and very rustic. but they do make you feel very...More

Thank Meera R
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for the review and yes...the wrecker is definitely a bit of a bother. But, we do warn our customers when we are approaching the "3 p.m. witching hour" after which parking is limited to one side until 6 p.m. depending on the day. Hope...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I cannot more highly rate Veni Mange. My wife and I were greeted warmly, given a great seat and then treated to one of the best meals we have had here in Trinidad. Please do yourself the favor of going and having a lovely time.More

Thank Jim S
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

So happy that you came and enjoyed your dining experience with us. Always wonderful to have lovely guests who are happy to try our local food and enjoy the Caribbean ambience. And...thank you so much for the fabulous review. Hope to see you both back...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the dinner at Veni Mange that I shared with a coworker. A great Caribbean/Creole vibe, food was great, reasonably prices, and the attention from the fun owner was nice. They accommodated us by splitting fish and shrimp on one dish and one of...More

Thank Petenelson89
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. Always happy when guests enjoy their Veni Mangé experience and really appreciate you taking the time to post a review. Hope you will be back in T&T soon and of course, we look forward to seeing you here. Cheers

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice restaurant serving local fares ! A soy place with lovely art pieces ! Family run restaurant ! Food is served family style ,and might be a one and only of its kind on the island !

Thank RozanaGaffoorali
Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thanks you for taking the time to post a lovely review - its truly appreciated. Happy you enjoyed your vist with us.

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Jean D
2 February 2017|
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Response from Rosesannhez | Property representative |
Hello Jean, Apologies for not responding earlier. We open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings for dinner from 7 p.m. and reservations are not required. However, I would suggest that you make one if you are sure... More
17 June 2016|
Response from KiminGranCouva | Reviewed this property |
Does not open weekends. Monday to Friday 11 am to 3 pm for lunch and Wednesday to Friday 7 pm - 11 pm for dinner
Juris C
13 October 2015|
Response from Rosesannhez | Property representative |
Hello Juris Apologies, I only just saw this inquiry. I am happy to say that we are still open for business and our hours are Mondays to Fridays for lunch from 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays for dinner from... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ariapita Avenue 67A | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Trinidad and Tobago  >  Trinidad  >  Port of Spain
  • Phone Number: +1 868-624-4597
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