Valencia Travel Guide

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What to Eat in Valencia

The best Spanish cuisine in located on the winding streets of Center City (especially in the Mercado Central), while another top option are the cafes and tapas bars near La Avenida del Puerto. Many restaurants offer prix fixe lunch menus, which are a great way to sample Spanish cuisine without spending too many euros. Remember that the Spanish do not normally sit down to dinner until 9 p.m. at the earliest. If you find that your stomach is rumbling before it's time to eat, follow the Valencians to one of the many tapas bars located throughout the city.

Valencia is the birthplace of one of Spain's most popular dishes, paella. The paella Valenciana is a mixture of rice, seafood, meat and vegetables flavored with saffron.

Valencia is also known for its orange groves. Don't miss your chance to sample this juicy fruit the way Valencians do. If you're looking for some refreshment after a long day of sightseeing, order an agua de Valencia – a cocktail typically made from gin, vodka, cava (Spanish sparkling wine), sugar and freshly squeezed orange juice – at a sidewalk cafe. 

Among the celebrated and popular eateries in Valencia are Central Bar in the Mercado Central, Abbiocco Ristorante, Casa Montaña, Giardino del Carmen, a huevo Restaurante, Pulpo, Restaurente Gordon 10 and Karak.

Find the Best Restaurants in Valencia

  • #1
    Grillo Grill Bar
    #1 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 176 reviewsTripAdvisor (176)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue
    Carrer Salamanca 7, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #2
    Restaurante Nou Chocomeli
    #2 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 160 reviewsTripAdvisor (160)
    $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Poeta Antonio Chocomeli 6, 46015 Valencia Spain
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  • #3
    Salad Planet
    #3 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 90 reviewsTripAdvisor (90)
    $ | Mediterranean, Healthy, Fast Food
    Calle Doctor Romagosa 3, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #4
    Restaurante Gordon 10
    #4 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2116 reviewsTripAdvisor (2116)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    Calle Conde de Altea 49 calle conde de Altea 49, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #5
    Infraganti, con las manos en la masa
    #5 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 150 reviewsTripAdvisor (150)
    $ | Italian, Street Food, Pizza, Fast Food, Mediterranean
    Plaza de La Ciudad de Brujas n. 343 al 347 Mercado Central de Valencia, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #6
    Karak
    #6 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 986 reviewsTripAdvisor (986)
    $ - $$ | Fusion, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    St Musico Vicente Peydro 9 accessed through the Hotel One Shot Mercat, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #7
    Saltimbocca
    #7 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 243 reviewsTripAdvisor (243)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Romana, Lazio, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
    Placa Vannes 7 Entre Guillem de Castro y Ramón y Cajal, 46007 Valencia Spain
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  • #8
    Fum de LLum
    #8 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1060 reviewsTripAdvisor (1060)
    $ - $$ | Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion
    Calle Conde de Altea 29, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #9
    a huevo Restaurante
    #9 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 493 reviewsTripAdvisor (493)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle de Salamanca 28, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #10
    Giardino del Carmen
    #10 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 319 reviewsTripAdvisor (319)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Plaza de Don Juan de Villarrasa 6 Downstairs, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #11
    Palao Bistrot Valencia
    #11 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 142 reviewsTripAdvisor (142)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Wine Bar
    Calle Sueca 40 Bajo izquierda, 46006 Valencia Spain
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  • #12
    Kawori
    #12 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 907 reviewsTripAdvisor (907)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Carrer de Carles Cervera, 8, 46006 Valencia Spain
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  • #13
    Kaikaya
    #13 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1270 reviewsTripAdvisor (1270)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Brazilian, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
    Plaza del Ayuntamiento 10, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #14
    Restaurante Navarro
    #14 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3933 reviewsTripAdvisor (3933)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Calle Arzobispo Mayoral, 5, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #15
    Namua Gastronomic
    #15 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 166 reviewsTripAdvisor (166)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion
    Placa Vicente Iborra 9, 46003 Valencia Spain
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  • #16
    Pulpo
    #16 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 299 reviewsTripAdvisor (299)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Chile 5, 46021 Valencia Spain
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  • #17
    La Taberna Casera
    #17 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 544 reviewsTripAdvisor (544)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle Antonio Juan 10, 46011 Valencia Spain
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  • #18
    Manaw
    #18 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 499 reviewsTripAdvisor (499)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Peruvian, Asian, Fusion
    Calle Adresadors 10, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #19
    Asador San Telmo
    #19 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1335 reviewsTripAdvisor (1335)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Argentinean, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue
    Calle Puerto Rico 14 Ruzafa Neighborhood, 46006 Valencia Spain
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  • #20
    San Tommaso
    #20 of 4,055 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 8699 reviewsTripAdvisor (8699)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Spanish, Neapolitan, Campania, Tuscan, Romana, Lazio, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
    Calle Corregeria 39, 46001 Valencia Spain
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