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La Pitanza

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El Mercat
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Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain
96 391 09 27
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1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A very good surprise!

Found this restaurant by chance and this turned out to be a good surprise! From starter to dessert, everything was good! Nice service as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
Shamata2014
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We decided to try El Carmen so walks around and saw a lot of places which were over priced based on quality of other diners meals. We stumbled upon this place and had a fantastic meal! Fresh tapas, perfect gazpacho, croquettes to die for and fantastic sangria! This beats our meal hands down we had the night prior at Navarro!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Lovely restaurant and food in the centre of Valencia and different from the rest of the restaurant nearby! The waiter was really helpful and attentive!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lovely restaurant in the centre of Valencia. Very good food and a friendly staff. Definatelly a thumbs up, especially if you want to try something else than tapas or paella.

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Found this restaurant by chance and this turned out to be a good surprise! From starter to dessert, everything was good! Nice service as well.

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Hillerod, Denmark
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We did not really know where to have dinner, so we were just walking a bit around, and finally decided to stop here since it was the place that looked cosiest with the plants in the door and the nice style. The food showed to be amazing. We were a bit tired of all the heavy and deep fried tapas... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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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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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 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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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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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
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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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Additional Information about La Pitanza

Address: Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 96 391 09 27
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia>  > El Mercat
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia>  > El Mercat
  • Neighborhood: El Mercat
  • Phone Number: 96 391 09 27

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 50
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?