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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$42
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

Little restaurant having great food that can also be taken in small tapas portions. Great service. A bit more expensive but worth it

Date of visit: November 2021
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Petrooova, Propietario at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2022

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 27 August 2021 via mobile

The ceviche and the fish roll were delicious and had a really nice look/presentation, the waitress recommended an excellent wine. Great dinner!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Petrooova, Propietario at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2021

Thank you! It was nice to see you in our restaurant!

Reviewed 7 August 2021 via mobile

From the moment we were greeted by the host, we were made to feel very welcome and service was good, and more importantly the food was excellent.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Petrooova, Propietario at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2021

Thank you si much! We are very very happy to see you in our Luces Home!

Reviewed 3 August 2021

Highly recommended. Excellent meal, all the dishes we had were tasty and beautifully prepared. We’ll be back!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Petrooova, Propietario at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2021

Thank you so much! Wellcome!

Reviewed 13 October 2020

Great selection of full and half racions. All the dishes we chose came beautifully presented and with a great selection of flavours. Don't miss this one if your in the area.

Date of visit: October 2020
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AlexeyP43, Owner at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2020

Thank you very much, Big_Sean_Alora, for you comment and the mark! Please, come again some day! Cheers, Team Luces

Reviewed 8 August 2020

After two years I returned to Cartagena and Luces was one of the places I was looking forward to visiting again. Happy to see it up and running in this difficult year and even happier to confirm it's even better than two years ago. Apparently...there have a new chef, and I liked the change. Interesting menu, great wine list, friendly and professional service. Still highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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AlexeyP43, Propietario at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2020

Thank you so much, Roman J, for visiting us again! And for your mark and the comments! We value the new cuisine style we have developed with our rather famous gastronomical agent that we have these last years. We are glad that we finished the...More

Reviewed 1 March 2020

A friend and I ate at Luces two weeks ago on a Monday night, after just moving to the area. The restaurant decor is modern with a relaxing atmosphere. They have an extensive wine list and the menu contains Spanish dishes, but with some unique...Russian/international options too. The menu is in Spanish, but the waitress clearly explained everything to us. We shared all of the food so that we could try more of it. A lot of the dishes are available in half and full sized portions to facilitate this. We started with the tuna ceviche, mozzarella salad, pepper croquettes, vegetable lasagne, and a cooked salad from Uzbekistan. The latter was definitely a bit special! The entracot and accompanying puree tasted so rich and creamy, especially with a glass of red wine. We ended the meal with desserts; this is the first (goats) cheesecake that actually tastes like cheese (rather than just sugar), and the chocolate mousse is absolutely the best I have ever tasted (and I have eaten many in my time!) Across the restaurant, I also spotted some other very tasty looking dishes (prawn carpaccio, fried cheese and lamb), which I look forward to trying in the future. No photos of the food, I'm afraid. I was far too busy enjoying it. It is definitely advisable to book, as people were being turned away. Buen provecho!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Petrooova, Владелец at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2020

Hello, JStott1981! Thank you so much for your visit! Our home of Luces is open for you allways! Please come again some day with your friends for dinner or for lunch (only at saturday)! Team of restaurant Luces

Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

We have had our best food in Cartagena yet. We had a tomato and mozzarella salad, with pesto and with a touch of truffles (I believe). Followed it up with a lovely carpaccio on gambas. Very good.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Petrooova, Владелец at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2020

Hello, Mats S! Thank you so much for your choice of our restaurant at the last night in Cartagena! We were very happy to hear your life-stories and we wish you a good journey! Mayby some day you'll go back to Luces. Our restaurant is...More

Reviewed 24 February 2020 via mobile

We fancied a change and this restaurant didn’t disappoint. The Russian owners provide excellent food and friendly service. I love duck but I’ve never had it with pineapple and this was something special. The croquettes were amazing and the Uzbeka Lazat was delicious. The Provence...rose (Lafage Miraflors) was the perfect accompaniment. Total bill? €74!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Petrooova, Владелец at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2020

Hello, JeremyKnott! Thank you so much for your visit! We were very happy to see you in our restaurant. Please come again some day! Team of Luces

Reviewed 14 February 2020 via mobile

Great place to eat, thank you Trip Advisor.. we were in town for one night and out for a walk we called in about 17.00... we tried to book a table and they squeezed us in for an 20.00 start..out by 21.30... perfect for us.....we enjoyed tuna, croquettes, lamb with couscous, choc mouse and Russian apple cake.. (it’s not a pie) all served with a smile and no rush .. local wine to wash it down and a bill for 68euro.. brilliant value for quality food.. no wonder they were fully booked and turning away customers..More

Date of visit: February 2020
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AlexeyP43, Владелец at Luces restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2020

Thank you very much, Mike B,foryour note and the mark! Hope to see you again! Team Luces

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Luces restaurante is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5