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La Pitanza

Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain (El Mercat)
96 391 09 27
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Ranked #583 of 1,988 restaurants in Valencia
Price range: $29 - $50
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: El Mercat
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Well located restaurant in the Carmen district. Excellent Tapas but perhaps a little pricey for what it was. Staff were friendly although limited English.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We ate lunch at this little corner restaurant and we were so pleasantly surprised with the creative and delicious menu, friendly service and value pricing. The menu of the day consisted of three starters; all fresh, interesting and flavourful. From several choices of main dishes we chose the Paella Valencia. A great choice!

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Trinidad
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We struggled to agree on a place to eat, although there were plenty of options in the surrounding area. Most of them were selling the same food from the same menus, but La Pitanza was different - they were offering 3 or 5 course meals at fairly reasonable prices for such lavish interior, although it was more than I wanted... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Everything combined to make our evening a wonderful experience. Great menu choices, beautiful atmosphere, friendly helpful service and, we particularly enjoyed our server, the grandson of the developer of the recipes, who explained the menu beautifully in mostly English. Food equalled some of the best gourmet restaurants we have tried. In the Carmen district, on a corner.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Valencia is great with food in general. But this restaurant is exceptional for 3 reasons. For general reader, I will not comment on the food, because it is awesome, and beyond value for money. The Chef could be a Michelin star gem. And my wife and I ate in so many Michelin star restaurants paying multiples of the value we... More

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Gandia, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Great Little family run restaurant in the heart of the old city. The lunch menú at 19 euros was great value, and tried the other rice of Valencia the Arroz Meloso, wet rice and it was superb! The only thing that bothered us was the steep stairs going up to the restaurant and the constant ¨beeping¨ a motion sensor at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

During a long weekend escapade in Valencia for my birthday, we found this location just by chance, we was inspired by the decoration, light and the cosy athmosphere although small, that just seduced us inviting us to get in there. We wasn't disappointed but even surprised by the warm welcome, attention and professionalism. As we were satisfied by all in... More

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ireland
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Just missed lunch time here. others were finishing off what looked like nice grub just had time to grab a couple of glasses of pretty good house white, sitting outside in the sun. €3.50 a glass, good value for good wine

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Our host Ivana highly recommended this place. We were greeted by the very charming and handsome Angel De Haro who took us upstairs to what turned out to be a lovely dining area. We had 3 starters, 1 Main course and dessert. The Corn Foie soup was one of the top 3 best dishes I had in Spain! I'm still... More

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16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A local friend recommended this place. We had a 3 starters, 1 main course & dessert lunch here when we visited Valencia. It's a nice little restaurants with nice dinning tables set up upstairs and outdoor tables for drinking downstairs. The dishes were tasty. The waiter was really friendly. Nice experience!

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