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Veni Mange

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Ariapita Avenue 67A | Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad
+1 868-624-4597
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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Taken there by my great friend, a local. Everything you ever wanted from the excellent food personally and creatively spiced and sauced, the eclectic interior, every table and chair a different rainbow, no different to the clothing of the owner and her assistants making sure your plate is full (maybe you should try a little this?) and your drinks attended... More 

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Rosesannhez, Owner at Veni Mange, responded to this review

My response is a bit late, but I am just getting around to responding to reviews. Thanks for the lovely review. So happy you enjoyed your visit and that your friend*s choice of restaurant did not disappoint! Hope to see you back here on your next visit! We will continue keep the local flag flying high! More 

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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Wow, an amazinging place and a must for any visitor to Trinidad. Fabulous decor, amazing food and wonderful service. Only open a couple of nights a week so reserve a table.

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Thank Lance D
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

Found this place online and it was a real treasure. Tasty local dishes served by very friendly and attentive staff. Only open Wednesday and Friday evenings and reservations are advised to be sure of getting in.

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Thank Helen A
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

Veni Mange stands out in Port of Spain. Lovely open dining with the warm breeze to keep you company instead of freezing air conditioning. The décor invites conversation, tables all painted different colour, local and Caribbean art on the walls (all for sale) and then the menu choices... excellent local food cooked to the highest standard with something for everyone... More 

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Thank Peter Q
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Veni Mange is a wondrous and unpretentious place to spend and evening and enjoy a great meal. This is a must stop for all visitors to T&T as Veni is a true representation of the people and pallet of Trinidad and Tobago. Firstly the welcome by Roses is warm and inviting and the food with its focus on taste (... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

I was recently in Port of Spain for 5 days putting on a conference. I had to ensure my group of ten people got to enjoy a traditional Caribbean meal/setting for one evening. Through a bunch of online research, I came accross Veni Mange. I sent an email requesting a reservation and Rosemary responded to me within 24hours. The restaurant... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Three of us UK visitors enjoyed the tasty local food, friendly welcome from Roses and her staff, fun atmosphere, interesting decoration and best wine we had in T&T. It wasn't too expensive either. By the time we left the place was full with a buzz of chat. Will go again

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Thank DubaiFatman
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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190 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

I was recently taken here for lunch. A nice welcoming and colourful restaurant. Good local food and quick service. Nice desserts. Good sized portions and not expensive. Would recommend and come back. I would not say very good or excellent but good. Shame about the rating scales on Tripadvisor!

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Thank Tomeck
Usingen, Germany
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146 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014 via mobile

Came to show a french (!) friend the quality of Trini food and service and it was worth it. We came without reservation, bit the owners are so carefully into their business that they discerned the origin of our cab and of course had a table for two. I love not being chilled to death by aircon and had a... More 

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Vancouver
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

We were in search of good local food, and found it at Veni's. What others have written is true: very friendly owner/manager, mildly poor support staff, excellent sides, food looks like what you would get as home-cooked (great taste, but no presentation) and great Caribbean food We had the saltfish accra, oxtail stew and stewed beef with coconut. All were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?