Would you like to eat in a nice restaurant in Valencia? Then have a look at this page for an overview of some great restaurants in Valencia.
If you really love Spanish food, you can also visit the most unique and authentic tapas bars of Valencia with our tapas tour. During this tour we visit three different tapas bars and restaurants. In every tapas bar you can enjoy a tapa (selected by us) and a drink included in the price of 25 euros. Click on tapas tour for more information and reservations.
There are many great restaurants in Valencia, but the difficulty is to find a good restaurant. Especially the ones where the local people eat might be hard to find. These restaurants normally are not listed in a common travel guide. Therefore you can find a selection of some good restaurants with an extensive description below.
Restaurant Arribar is located near to the beach of Valencia. The restaurant offers a large variety of rice and fish dishes, such as Dorado, fish croquets and different kinds of Paella. This restaurant is located at the harbour where the America’s Cup Sail race took place. The owner of the restaurant also works in the restaurant and if you are lucky he sings some songs after lunch. You can sit inside or outside and you will have a very nice view over the harbour and the beach. The tables look great with the white table linen.
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A price indication of for example a Paella Valencia (minimum 2 persons) is € 13,50 per person.
The Paella Valenciana is really worth trying, because it is one of the specialties of Valencia. Furthermore the sea bass in salt can be recommended.
Port America’s Cup
Tel.: (0034) 963 449 757
Restaurante Cervecería La Principal
Restaurante Cervecería La Principal is a combination of a restaurant and a bar. You can have a drink and a bite at the bar or you can have an extensive dinner. The decoration is mainly modern, but there are also some authentic Spanish details.
There are many different dishes in a different price range. This restaurant in Valencia offers “Ensaladilla Rusa” (Russian salad with potatoes, tuna, green peas, carrots and more) till a fish in a layer of salt, that will be taken out of the salt next to your table by the waiter.
You can choose to start with some tapas and then go for a main course. Due to that the tapas are that good, you might want to choose for only tapas. The homemade croquettes, the “Ensaladía Rusa” and the Steak Tartar are definitely worth trying. The fish in salt can be recommended as main course.
Restaurante Cervecería La Principal
Polo y Peyrolon, 5
Tel.: (0034) 963 606 348
Sagardi has got a large bar with many types of pinchos downstairs. Pinchos are a piece of bread with a topping on it. You can ask at the bar for a plate and you can get the pinchos you like. You have to keep the sticks, because if you want to pay, they count the number of sticks you have. On the first floor you have also the possibility to have dinner.
The price depends on what you decide to eat; if you choose for some pinchos at the bar downstairs or if you are going to have dinner upstairs in the restaurant. Recommendations Especially during the busy hours, they are also making some warm pinchos and these are really worth trying.
Calle San Vicente Mártir, 6
Tel.: (0034) 963 910 668
This Michelin- starred restaurant is the perfect place to go if you want to eat high quality food. Famous German cook Bernd H. Knoller cooks Valencian dishes in his own way. The Mediterranean spirit is the source of his inspiration. Every day he goes to the market to buy the freshest products. It is a small restaurant because the cook likes to have personal contact with his guests.
Riff offers meals from different prices. It differs from a tapa for €8 to a Gran Menu for €89.
Several menus are offered at this restaurant. If you take the Gran Menu you will taste all kinds of delicious specialties.
Calle Conde Altea 18
Tel: (0034) 963 335 353
Palace Fesol offers typical Valencian dishes, for example different types of rice, but also fish and meat dishes. Palace Fesol also offers a large diversity of starters such as Jamon de Bellota (high quality ham), Valencian tomatoes with tuna and olive oil, croquets with ham and poultry, a variety of cheeses and much more.
Fideua is a typical Valencian dish (see rice dishes “Arroces”). Fideua is a kind of pasta, it looks like short vermicelli strings or small thin pieces of spaghetti.
Calle Hernán Cortés, 7
Tel: (0034) 963 529 323