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 cafés and tapas bars along la Avenida del Puerto. Many restaurants offer prix-fixe lunch menus, which are a good way of experiencing 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 of this city 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 made from gin, vodka, cava (Spanish champagne), sugar and freshly squeezed orange juice -- at a sidewalk café. 

Find the Best Restaurants in Valencia

  • #1
    Grillo Grill Bar
    #1 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 131 reviewsTripAdvisor (131)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Mediterranean
    Carrer Salamanca 7, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #2
    Infraganti, con las manos en la masa
    #2 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 144 reviewsTripAdvisor (144)
    $ | Italian, Street Food, Pizza, Fast Food
    Plaza de La Ciudad de Brujas n. 343 al 347 Mercado Central de Valencia, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #3
    Restaurante Gordon 10
    #3 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2074 reviewsTripAdvisor (2074)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    Calle Conde de Altea 49 calle conde de Altea 49, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #4
    Karak
    #4 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 948 reviewsTripAdvisor (948)
    $ - $$ | Fusion, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    St Musico Vicente Peydro 9 accessed through the Hotel One Shot Mercat, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #5
    Giardino del Carmen
    #5 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 288 reviewsTripAdvisor (288)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Plaza de Don Juan de Villarrasa 6 Downstairs, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #6
    a huevo Restaurante
    #6 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 477 reviewsTripAdvisor (477)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle de Salamanca 28, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #7
    Kaikaya
    #7 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1213 reviewsTripAdvisor (1213)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Brazilian, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
    Plaza del Ayuntamiento 10, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #8
    Manaw
    #8 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 470 reviewsTripAdvisor (470)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Peruvian, Asian, Fusion
    Calle Adresadors 10, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #9
    Kawori
    #9 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 895 reviewsTripAdvisor (895)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Carrer de Carles Cervera, 8, 46006 Valencia Spain
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  • #10
    Pulpo
    #10 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 281 reviewsTripAdvisor (281)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Italian, Seafood
    Calle Chile 5, 46021 Valencia Spain
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  • #11
    Palao Bistrot Valencia
    #11 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 137 reviewsTripAdvisor (137)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Wine Bar
    Calle Sueca 40 Bajo izquierda, 46006 Valencia Spain
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  • #12
    Fum de LLum
    #12 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 994 reviewsTripAdvisor (994)
    $ - $$ | Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion
    Calle Conde de Altea 29, 46005 Valencia Spain
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  • #13
    Restaurante Navarro
    #13 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3878 reviewsTripAdvisor (3878)
    $ - $$ | Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Calle Arzobispo Mayoral, 5, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #14
    Namua Gastronomic
    #14 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 155 reviewsTripAdvisor (155)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion, European
    Placa Vicente Iborra 9, 46003 Valencia Spain
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  • #15
    Salad Planet
    #15 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 65 reviewsTripAdvisor (65)
    $ | Mediterranean, Healthy, Fast Food
    Calle Doctor Romagosa 3, 46002 Valencia Spain
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  • #16
    Bocadella Tapas
    #16 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 523 reviewsTripAdvisor (523)
    $ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle Escultor Alfonso Gabino 19, 46022 Valencia Spain
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  • #17
    San Tommaso
    #17 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 8373 reviewsTripAdvisor (8373)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Spanish, Neapolitan, Campania, Tuscan, Romana, Lazio, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
    Calle Corregeria 39, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #18
    Saltimbocca
    #18 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 179 reviewsTripAdvisor (179)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Romana, Lazio, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
    Placa Vannes 7 Entre Guillem de Castro y Ramón y Cajal, 46007 Valencia Spain
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  • #19
    Le Favole
    #19 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1438 reviewsTripAdvisor (1438)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Calle Hiedra 5, 46001 Valencia Spain
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  • #20
    MalaMia Ruzafa
    #20 of 4,676 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 104 reviewsTripAdvisor (104)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Spanish, Argentinean
    Calle de Cadiz 67 Ruzafa, 46006 Valencia Spain
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