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El Generalife

La Seu
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Calle de Caballeros 5, 46003 Valencia, Spain
+34 963914822
Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 35
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tourist Trap

There is SO MUCH amazing, good quality food at affordable prices in Valencia. Do not waste your time on this one, not matter how cute you find that orange tree garden in front of it!

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Jeanne K
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Valencia, Spain
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Valencia, Spain
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

There is SO MUCH amazing, good quality food at affordable prices in Valencia. Do not waste your time on this one, not matter how cute you find that orange tree garden in front of it!

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Sydney
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

An authentic tourist trap. Expensive, untasty food, not at all generous sangria. You have been warned

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Wallington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We to the El Generalife twice just to see if we had been unfortunate the First time. We ordered a salad starter and the main course lamb chops and fish,when our order eventually arrived the lamb chops were all fat we sent the these back and after 45 minutes I was ask if I wanted anything else. I said no... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It took ages to get the food. Coincidentally it was ready at the moment I got eyecontact with the waiter. When the food arrived it was ok at best, however, it was not very much food, and I left the restaurant feeling hungry. In total I would not go here, it's not much more than tourist trap.

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Bergen
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Poor, if any, service. Forgot our order. They really have no clue about how to treat either customers or food. Do yourself a favour and go somewhere else.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We were not allowed to oreder until after waiting ten minutes. Food came after another 30. But worst, when we tried to pay, it was totally impossible.. We went to the counter, but two waiter turned the back at us, when we asked to pay, they turned and said we were badly behaving!! Incredible! Do not go to this restaurant... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I give this restaurant one star for two reasons 1) TripAdvisor doesn't let me give it 0 and 2) the waiter was worth a star on his own for entertainment value. He gave us the usual spiel about the 'special offer' available only to us and to keep it hush-hush from his boss but somehow forgot to cover up the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stopped in during our search for Paella in Valencia after our cruise ship tour and we were not disappointed. The appetizers and seafood paella from the set menu were very good. All the food was flavorful and seemed to be fresh. We had no problem with the service or the food or the wine - there are many options... More 

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Edmonton
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

After a long cab ride from cruise boat, we decided on this one, with out door seating. All we wanted was paella but waiter wanted us to have the SET piece lunch, which came with two starters. The starters ended up being better than the Paella, they were some Spanish salad, and a whole frying pan of bacon and eggs... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

My wife and I had our anniversary meal here as we had a very special night here two years before. We kept it simple and went for the seafood paella and bottle of Vallablanca. We found the staff very good and good banter too, overall a very relaxing and enjoyable experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle de Caballeros 5, 46003 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Valencia>  > La Seu
  • Neighborhood: La Seu
  • Phone Number: +34 963914822

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?