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Casa Carmela

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Isabel de Villena 155. Playa de la Malvarrosa, 46011 Valencia, Spain
963 710 073
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 279
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  • 61
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  • 15
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Still the best Paella anywhere?

I go here every time i visit Valencia and it never disappoints. great location opposite the beach and well outside the city centre so a more tranquil setting. Great range of all Seafood dishes as well as Paellas. Only slight criticism this time is the staff seem very stressed and a little less... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jerry G
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I go here every time i visit Valencia and it never disappoints. great location opposite the beach and well outside the city centre so a more tranquil setting. Great range of all Seafood dishes as well as Paellas. Only slight criticism this time is the staff seem very stressed and a little less friendly and attentive than usual. Also what... More 

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Thank Jerry G
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

No much to say... Just best place in Valencia and around Spain to eat the traditional paella. Authentic way to cook the paella with wooden oven. Good wine list and very nice starters. Just right in front of the sea. Can't wait to be back. Great staff too! Muchas gracias..

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Thank Gastronomia1973
Ghent, Belgium
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Unfortunately not overviewing the see, but worth the visit for the obligatory "arroz valenciano". Very busy, sunday at noon (need to make a reservation!) with all local families enjoying drinks, a big pan of arroz/paella, and a lot more. Good wine! Good appetizers A bit slow service.

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Thank kristof G
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

If you want excellent paella ( and do try the Valencian paella). This restaurant is not to be missed on a visit to the City. packed full of Valencians always a good sign. Fantastic staff and great food what more could you want!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We spent a month in Spain by car, touring all over and eating, this was our 3rd week stop in Valencia. Highly recommended by a local, we ventured over the next day on our walk along Patacona beach. To our surprise, and understandably after you eat here. They are only open 1-3pm. We walked in around 11am to take a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is clearly a very popular restaurant amongst Spaniards. some of whom were probably tourists. It was without doubt the best establishment we tried in Valencia during our recent visit. The staff were helpful and friendly but it is important not to be in a rush. We opted to eat in the garden area which proved to be the wrong... More 

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Thank Historyman2
Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

The BEST Paella in Valencia. In the winter season only open at weekends. Used by all the locals and rated as the best Paella Resteraunt in Valencia. Cooked on wood stove

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Thank Hughg728
Southampton, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I eat here with friends every time i come to Valencia and it must be my favorite restaurant in Valencia. It is absolutely beautiful in a great setting on the road just set back from the beach the opposite end from the main Port and Marina so is particularly popular with the locals. Always best to book and if you... More 

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Thank Jerry G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We visited for lunch on a relativelyovercast day in June, without a booking, having researched on the web for somewhere authentic to sample the real thing. We were not disappointed. This restaurant appears to be frequented mostly by well heeled locals and it is obvious as to why. The service is absolutely impeccable. I am allergic to shellfish, so paella... More 

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Thank delightfuldoris
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We loved this place! This was definitely the best paella we've had in Valencia and we also had an amazing starter of octopus and a delicious dessert of liquor & ice cream. We would highly recommend this place as it's truly our favourite! It's just too bad that it's only open 3 hours in a day and not on Sundays,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Isabel de Villena 155. Playa de la Malvarrosa, 46011 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: 963 710 073

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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