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.

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  • #1
    Grillo Grill Bar
    #1 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 185 reviewsTripAdvisor (185)
    $ - $$ | Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue
    Carrer Salamanca 7, 46005, Valencia Spain
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  • #2
    Restaurante Nou Chocomeli
    #2 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 202 reviewsTripAdvisor (202)
    $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Poeta Antonino Chocomeli 6, 46015, Valencia Spain
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  • #3
    Salad Planet
    #3 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 107 reviewsTripAdvisor (107)
    $ | Mediterranean, Healthy
    Calle Doctor Romagosa 3, 46002, Valencia Spain
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  • #1
    Pasqualet
    #1 of 23 Places to Eat in El Palmar
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 634 reviewsTripAdvisor (634)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Francisco Monleon 12, 46012 El Palmar, Valencia Spain
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  • #5
    Restaurante Gordon 10
    #5 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2123 reviewsTripAdvisor (2123)
    $ - $$ | Grill
    Calle Conde de Altea 49 calle conde de Altea 49, 46005, Valencia Spain
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  • #6
    Saltimbocca
    #6 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 256 reviewsTripAdvisor (256)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European, Neapolitan, Campania, Romana, Lazio, Sicilian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian, Pizza
    Placa Vannes 7 Entre Guillem de Castro y Ramón y Cajal, 46007, Valencia Spain
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  • #7
    Infraganti, con las manos en la masa
    #7 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 156 reviewsTripAdvisor (156)
    $ | Italian, Street Food, Pizza, Mediterranean
    Plaza de la Ciudad Brujas n. 343 AL 347 Mercado Central de Valencia, 46001, Valencia Spain
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  • #8
    Karak
    #8 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 986 reviewsTripAdvisor (986)
    $ - $$ | Fusion, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    St Musico Vicente Peydro 9 accessed through the Hotel One Shot Mercat, 46001, Valencia Spain
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  • #9
    Fum de LLum
    #9 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1090 reviewsTripAdvisor (1090)
    $ - $$ | Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish, Fusion
    Calle Conde de Altea 29, 46005, Valencia Spain
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  • #2
    Arroceria Maribel
    #2 of 23 Places to Eat in El Palmar
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 686 reviewsTripAdvisor (686)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Francisco Monleon 5, 46012 El Palmar, Valencia Spain
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  • #11
    Kawori
    #11 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 909 reviewsTripAdvisor (909)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Carrer de Carles Cervera, 8, 46006, Valencia Spain
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  • #12
    Palao Bistrot Valencia
    #12 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 142 reviewsTripAdvisor (142)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Wine Bar
    Calle Sueca 40 Bajo izquierda, 46006, Valencia Spain
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  • #13
    Asador San Telmo
    #13 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1386 reviewsTripAdvisor (1386)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Argentinean, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue
    Calle Puerto Rico 14 Ruzafa Neighborhood, 46006, Valencia Spain
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  • #14
    Giardino del Carmen
    #14 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 325 reviewsTripAdvisor (325)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, Sicilian, Southern-Italian
    Plaza de Don Juan de Villarrasa 6 Downstairs, 46001, Valencia Spain
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  • #15
    Kaikaya
    #15 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1286 reviewsTripAdvisor (1286)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Brazilian, Sushi, Asian, Fusion
    Plaza del Ayuntamiento 10, 46002, Valencia Spain
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  • #16
    a huevo Restaurante
    #16 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 500 reviewsTripAdvisor (500)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle de Salamanca 28, 46005, Valencia Spain
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  • #17
    MalaMia Ruzafa
    #17 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 128 reviewsTripAdvisor (128)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza, Argentinean, Mediterranean
    Calle de Cadiz 67 Ruzafa, 46006, Valencia Spain
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  • #18
    La Taberna Casera
    #18 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 551 reviewsTripAdvisor (551)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy
    Calle Antonio Juan 10, 46011, Valencia Spain
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  • #19
    Manaw
    #19 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 510 reviewsTripAdvisor (510)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Peruvian, Asian, Fusion
    Calle Adresadors 10, 46001, Valencia Spain
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  • #20
    Pulpo
    #20 of 4,113 Places to Eat in Valencia
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 303 reviewsTripAdvisor (303)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Chile 5, 46021, Valencia Spain
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