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J. Manu

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Calle De La Palma 15 | Ubicado en El Casco Historico, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We really wanted to have a proper paella...well, we found the right place! Extremely nice place, not busy at all, quick service! We suggest the home made meat balls as starters! Daniele

Thank Daniele A
Surrey, UK
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

On our search for a good restaurant cooking paellas, this was initially our second choice. However when our first choice was not able to oblige we paid this restaurant a visit instead. In hindsight this was fortunate because the food was delicious, service was excellent and the waiter very attentive and friendly. All in all I would have no hesitation... More 

Thank Jeff B
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic find through trip advisor. The waiter was amazingly helpful with dealing with my friend's special requirements. Amazing mini tortilla for an aperitif. Lemon shot for finish. Very kind. The chef is amazing. The paella was out of this world. Would certainly visit again!

Thank SophiaYorkshire
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place by accident. what a find! A quaint little restaurant in the old town. We ordered far too much and the owner insisted on boxing it up for us to take home. We had the tortilla espanol (this is huge dont order any other starter) and the cambmbert cheese. then the vegetarian paella for two which was... More 

1 Thank Iain A
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely reataurant, small and cosy. We went specially for the Paella after reading the good reviews on TA. We were not disappointed. The sangria was lovely as well. Lovely friendly staff.

1 Thank rikncaz
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for lunch on the 30th of April based upon trip advisor reviews. Was the right call. We were warmly welcomed and although the restaurant is small, they happily readjusted furniture to accommodate our group (14 which they did as 6 and an 8). The paella was fantastic, portions generous and wine selection limited but great value. Our group... More 

2 Thank Geoff K
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Visited J Manu after reading reviews on what great paella they served and we weren't disappointed. Excellent meal and service.

1 Thank Barrie G
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

This place serves delicious paella. We went there 2 times and definately will go back! The owner is very nice and friendly, makes small talk despite the language barriers ;) We tried also lunch menu but it was nothing special. However, paella is perfect!

1 Thank Justyna J
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We came here for New Years as two families with young children, the food and service was excellent and the food was very tasty. We look forward to our next trip to Benidorm as we will defo be coming back to pay another visit here xxx

1 Thank John M
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We were greeted by the owner and the chef and made to feel like the friends of family . Food was excellent . Wonderful experience and amazing paella

1 Thank johnnywhitts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $29
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle De La Palma 15 | Ubicado en El Casco Historico, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Benidorm
  • Phone Number: +34659779466
You will find a typical Spanish restaurant with Mediterranean food. Our specialties include paellas, pulpo (octopus) a la gallega and tortillas (various Omelettes).

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