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10962 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3340 (Vineland Ave)
+1 818-761-6565
12:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Overland Park, Kansas
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We fell in love with this place! The backyard seating was cozy and beautiful. We never even got to the entrees - we ordered a salad and several appetizers and enjoyed every delicious bite. We even came back a second time during our trip to LA and brought guests. I must recommend the Fattoush Salad, the hummus with sausage, hot... More 

Thank Lori P
Berlin, Germany
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Mantee cafe has a good mix of food and beverages. The food is very appetizing and flavorous. The staff is nice and service is timely.

Thank elisabeth7799
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Somebody recommended to us to go to this restaurant. We really regretted we went there. I will never recommend to anybody this restaurant. Food is bad, service is so-so, price is high. The owner is rude. i will never come back. Not worsted the money we spent there.

Thank Elena D
Alameda, California
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Loved it. The kids loved it. The Kebabs are good value; the Mantee signature dish less so - while it is very tasty; there is not much food for the money compared to everything else on the menu.

Thank Michael A
Camden, Maine
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Mantee is a step into another world. It's as if you've entered the town square set up for a family party somewhere on the Mediterranean coast. Mismatched tables and chairs dot the square, and overhead are crisscrossed random strings of lights. There is also small dining area with three or four country French tables and chairs... This indoor section opens... More 

Thank SBLMaine
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were walk in customers therefore we couldnt get a table in the garden. Therefore, i suggest you make a reservation. Staff was humorous and kind. Food was great, not the greatest kebab i ever had. Cherry kebab was delish! Service was almost instantaneous so that was perfect concerning the fact that we were famished.

Thank Foz B
Camden, Maine
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Dinner at Mantee is a happening! The outdoor patio is charmingly reminiscent of a little village square, festively decorated with random strings of overhead lights. The tables and chairs are a variety of styles and sizes, as if the family members brought bits and pieces of their own furniture for a party.. And it is like a party..because the waitstaff... More 

Thank SBLMaine
Mantee1, Owner at Mantee Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Mantee Cafe staff, sincerely appreciate your positive feedback on the restaurant's food, service and ambiance! Best regards, More 

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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

On a recommend of a friend we had a weeknight dinner at Mantee. Beautiful courtyard in back was perfect quiet dinner. Bottle of the house Cabernet was outstanding with fresh hummus. The falafel was excellent and chicken kebob was one the mark. I would highly recommend this as a great neighborhood spot. Of course the tourists from Universal Are only... More 

Thank Fred D
Los Angeles, California
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517 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Rather than order entrees, we decided to have a number of appetizers for dinner, and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is known for mantee, a traditional dish that is like tortellini. We had that and many other dishes: spicy potatoes, dolma yogurt, queen's delight (the only dish that was disappointing) and other. All were very good. The service was... More 

Thank Max G
New York City
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

we arrived late one Sunday night and were seated promptly. We were treated to a delicious branzino. I would recommend this restaurant if you're in the neighborhood.

Thank ChrisD1976

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10962 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-3340
    (Vineland Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Metro Rapid 750 Metro 150 Metro 240
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 818-761-6565
The outcome of a dream

Mantee Cafe is a family owned and operated charming cafe boasting a tranquil backyard garden, with an intimate atmosphere and the full comfort to enjoy our delicious selection of Mediterranean style home cooked dishes and sweets.

Our Cafe was named Mantee after a traditional Armenian dish of oven-baked artisan made boat shaped ravioli with garlic yogurt sauce topped with sumac & red pepper.
The menu features a range of Mediterranean classics with an exotic flair such as, sweet and sour cherry kebab and more.

With a dreamscape backyard patio and charming rustic decor, Mantee provides guests with a romantic atmosphere to experience a Mediterranean dining at its finest.

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