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Refugio, Restaurante del Carmen

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Mediterranean, Fusion, Eclectic
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C/ Alta (d'Alt), 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
963917754
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Restaurante del Carmen in the historic quarter of Valencia is known for...
Restaurante del Carmen in the historic quarter of Valencia is known for its seasonal cooking with high quality ingredients, careful presentation, friendly and informal service and its excellent value for money. All of the dishes are made in-house, including the desserts. The seasonal menu always has a selection of rice, fish and meat dishes and a wide variety of vegetarian options. The ambience is intimate but lively, with two dining rooms. There is a carefully designed wine list and a wide variety of infusions and the restaurant also offers food and wine matching dinners and special menus for groups.
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    Very good
  • 37
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  • 8
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Truly inventive and delicious food

We had been recommended this restaurant by the owner of the apartment we rented and we weren't disappointed! Our dishes were beautifully presented with unusual but harmonious fresh ingredients. The portion sizes were plentiful and everything was delicious. My partner and I dine out a lot at home... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
sinderin
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had been recommended this restaurant by the owner of the apartment we rented and we weren't disappointed! Our dishes were beautifully presented with unusual but harmonious fresh ingredients. The portion sizes were plentiful and everything was delicious. My partner and I dine out a lot at home and on holiday but we both agreed we'd never eaten anything quite... More 

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Chatham, New Jersey
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Arriving after walking in the pouring rain, we were warmly greeted by the proprietor. Within minutes we ordered and were served a very good bottle of Spanish red followed by one of the best appetizers ever, a goat cheese terrine, artfully crafted with delicious accompaniments. The main entree, succulent and perfectly cooked lamb that had been tied during the cooking... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had an excellent lunch here. Great starter, superb main and tasty desert. Everything homecooked with great care. Truly reccommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ahhhhh! Been here for 5 days and this our 4th visit. Going again tonight. Love the food, the menu changes every day and the family that own the resturant are sooooo. . Welcoming. We missed our booking one night (fell asleep on the terrace ) embarrassed that we where so late and they still welcomed us with open arms. This... More 

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Harrow, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We just love this restaurant and have never been disappointed with either the food or the service in this small, just off the main beat, family run venue. Frequented by locals so it must be good.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were a group of 5 on the night of the Cremà. Crackling atmosphere outside; welcoming inside. Tried duck, tuna, cod and monkfish. All superb. Good crisp white wine (you can also take your own ). Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We tried the "foie gras", the lambs and the pork. We asked the waiter's advice for the wine, and he advices us "Olivastro 2009" which matched perfectly with our dishes. Good memories.

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Ontinyent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Arrived just as they were opening at 2.00 and we were the first customers.As is usual here the place was soon completely full so best to book in future.All locals,we were the only none Spanish.Noted that there have not been any new TA reviews since my last visit.I suppose they don`t want their restaurant full of visitors.Only the €15 menu... More 

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La Eliana, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Once again, a fantastic meal. I was out with other expats for dinner. in the group there are two vegetarians and the rest are omnivores. the duck was rich with flavor and a huge portion. two in the group had fish; one had the tuna and the other rape. everyone enjoyed their food, the wine and the service. highly recommended!

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Ontinyent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had booked a table for the 4 of us based on the Trip Advisor reviews.The restaurant had just opened so was not busy and the friendly waitress gave us a choice of tables.The room has a bohemian feel to it with slightly decadent paintings,We had some beers whilst choosing from the menu del dia option at 12€ for 3... More 

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Additional Information about Refugio, Restaurante del Carmen

Address: C/ Alta (d'Alt), 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 963917754
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm  9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 18 - 45
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fusion, Eclectic

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Alta (d'Alt), 42, 46003 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: 963917754

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 45
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Fusion, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

Restaurante del Carmen in the historic quarter of Valencia is known for its seasonal cooking with high quality ingredients, careful presentation, friendly and informal service and its excellent value for money. All of the dishes are made in-house, including the desserts. The seasonal menu always has a selection of rice, fish and meat dishes and a wide variety of vegetarian options. The ambience is intimate but lively, with two dining rooms. There is a carefully designed wine list and a wide variety of infusions and the restaurant also offers food and wine matching dinners and special menus for groups.
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

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