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Raco del Turia

Ciscar 10, 10 Valencia, Spain
+34 96 395 15 25
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Ranked #134 of 2,000 restaurants in Valencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $37
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional Valencian Cuisine. 15 different Paella dishes on the menu. Typical valencian & mediterranean starters. Wild caught fishes cooked in the oven or grilled with vegetables. Grilled beef steak & roast suckling pig. Home-made desserts. 400 labels on the wine list. The service is very professional, helpful & friendly. Enjoy your meal at our main dining room, private dining room or outside in the terrace.
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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

The food at this restaurant was really good. We had a paella and it was excellent, as was the starter (calamares). The wine selection was ample too.... The down side was the service. Yes, they were busy but it took at least 15 minutes to attend us once we had been seated, and that was the theme for most of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

As a a business woman who frequently travels alone it is important to note places where it doesn't feel uncomfortable. The hotel suggested this as a place locals of to have great paella. Turns out after 8:30pm they don't serve paella for one. They still accommodated me at 9:30pm (early for dinner by local standards). Service after that was ok,... More

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19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of the fideua at this centrally-located restaurant. We sat outside at the street, in the shade, and enjoyed a nice salad and some tasty croquettes before our fideua. Our 5-year-old son enjoyed his burger and fries, which were well prepared. This is a very good option for rice in the center of Valencia.... More

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Melbourne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We wanted to try a more traditional Valencian restaurant and cuisine so tried Raco del Turia. It was a quiet intimate place which has been run by the same family for many years. For starters we enjoyed smoked sardines, with dried tomatoes and caper cream on a hazelnut biscuit crust, followed by roast suckling pig with glazed shallots, meat jus... More

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Miami, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stopped by Valencia for 1 night and had dinner in the greatest of places. Go ahead and order the Paella Valenciana. Ask Walter to pick a 30 euro Bottle Of his choice and ENJOY The Food and Service. For Dessert order the Flan de Queso. Greatttttttttttt Placeeeeeeee

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London
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We had a very good seafood paella at Raco del Turia with a lovely red wine from the Valencia region. We ate outside on a lovely warm evening and the service was attentive so it was a pleasant experience.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a very nice Paella con pescado y mariscos and the red wine (Muga) was very good as well. The personnel is very friendly and nice. The pay attention to the details.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We took the tasting menu. 30€ for 6 courses that were all almost perfect. Only downside is that some of the meals where too salty. Will clearly go back.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We ate dinner on Saturday night, having had the restaurant recommended by the Westin Hotel. The restaurant is bright, cheerful, and clean. The help is friendly, multi-lingual, and helpful. We ordered appetizers, a paella for two, and dessert. We had a mixed drink first-- very large glasses and a good pour of gin! Thank you for that! We had a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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176 reviews 176 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our son took us here our last night in Valencia because he wanted us to have true authentic paella. My husband and win got the paella Valenciana chicken, rabbit, snails, vegetables. They loved it I tasted it very by good. I got the strip steak. The small part of he steak was good but had an 1-1/2" stip of fat... More

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