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Calle Palma 15 | Ubicado en El Casco Historico, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
+34 659 77 94 66
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

I've never been to a restaurant where I've had a glass thrown at me by the waiting staff, but I suppose there's a first time for everything. There were six of us, five eating and one not, and of our five meals four were perfectly acceptable. Unfortunately, the one meal that was supposed to be breaded fillet steak wasn't fillet... More 

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1 Thank BigCol63
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited here after searching online for good paella as we wanted something a bit more authentic than your typical holiday-resort makes-a-bit-of-everything fare. Ordered the seafood paella and a jug of sangria, and the server brought us a nice little bit of Spanish omelette and bread with aioli first, along with the sangria. Everything very good and the server was friendly,... More 

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2 Thank Keith S
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We looked on trip advisor for best paella and wondered around for s while asked a few people and eventually found this little gem down a side street. The front of house was amusing to us but could be annoying to some! The paella was very good overall a good meal and service glad we went

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Found it from Tripadvisor, i have to admit, I certainly have tried a lot better Paella than this place, in our opinion Rice needed more simmering, wouldn't recommend to choose this place as centre of Benidorm offers alot more variety and traditional cuisine than J.manu. Not worth money or time. Liked secluded location and laid back decor, as well as... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Mrs Jones and I 1st anniversary To start with over friendly slightly annoying host. Paella was salty salty salty and from a packet. Eat as much as could stomach quickly. Mrs Jones could have earned an Oscar for her performance when asked for the third time if the food was ok. On asking for the bill, mine host kept us... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Surrey, UK
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Yorkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank SophiaYorkshire
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $29
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Palma 15 | Ubicado en El Casco Historico, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Benidorm
  • Phone Number: +34 659 77 94 66
Description
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?