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La Marquesita

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30201 | Plaza Alcolea, 6, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 50 77 47
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13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
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Cartagena, Spain
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal ,cosy outside seating with heaters ,fir lined seating ,rugs for ladies knees . Downside is ,if you are not a smoker, they allow smokers in this area . Several tables around us last night were smoking heavily .

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Thank Diane242015
Perth Scotland
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46 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just back from our trip to Cartagena where we visited our favourite restaurant. The ambience of the place is excellent-- crisp white tablecloths, assorted nuts,olives and breadsticks on the table and well trained staff to greet you. We normally have the menu de'l dia but we chose the a la cartel for a change. We received a little tasty bite... More 

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Thank Sheila D
Cartagena, Spain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

A consolidated and well-known gourmet place to taste varied dishes. The food from surrounding field and sea has no equal elsewhere. The rate price-quality is excellent, and the site, wonderful. Try it asap.

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Paris, France
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had a great time in this restaurant. Very pleasant surroundings, very good food and service of high attention. I warmly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Steven G
vantaa
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We enjoyed a nice dinner at La Marquesita on a warm October evening. Sitting on a outdoors teracce was comfortable and romantic. Fresh seafood tapas to start with and then one of the best steaks that I remember together with foei was excellent. It is good to make a reservation as this restaurant is very popular. We didnt have and... More 

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Thank Jarmo R
Cartagena, Spain
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here four times now over the years. The first time left a big impression, everything was great and I've always wanted to go back. Then once I had a midday menu del día and it wasn't quite as good as I was hoping. But we went back for a work meal in June and everything was superb! The... More 

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Exeter
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Recommendations from two Spanish friends whilst playing golf at La Manga Club last week took me to take my wife to La Marquesita in nearby Cartagena Spain. Located off a side street it had a quirkily nice frontage and very welcoming. Menu del Dia at €20 each featured some of the al la carte menu. I had the best salad... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A delightful restaurant with a lovely garden for most of the tables. Large varied menu with high quality food and table settings etc. Attentive and professional staff. We got there at 8pm , just when it opened. By 9pm it was very full but this didn't detract from service. May need to book if you want a latish table. Fabulous!

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Thank Mary W
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Lovely traditional food, great fish dishes. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly service, great for a leisurely lunch.

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Thank SteveMus2016
Clifton, Virginia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Cartagena with a cruise ship, but had research La Marquesita, knew we wanted to have lunch here. We had a wonderful lunch in their garden. Tried several types of tapas', one better than the next. Had the best sangria of all our stops in Spain and ended our wonderful lunch with a complimentary bottle of cava. Wonderful restaurant... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$64
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30201 | Plaza Alcolea, 6, 30201 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968 50 77 47
Description
LA MARQUESITA RESTAURANTE, Located in the central Plaza Alcolea , is a very familiar restaurant, where you can enjoy a homemade mediterranean cuisine, also modern and innovative, that is made with high quality ingredients.

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