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La Pitanza

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El Mercat
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Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 91 09 27
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1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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u.k
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stopped here for a bite to eat, we ordered patatas braves and a a beef steak. You never know what to expect in Valencia and this was the worst. Firstly, my partner was served patatas braves where the potatoes were literally raw !! You couldn't cut them with a knife. Secondly and more disturbing was the fact these people... More 

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Thank currieman
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

I found the La Pitanza tapas restaurant by chance really. Along every street in the old town lanes are many places serving tapas and paella. I liked the look of this one as it was busy, and the food looked great at a reasonable price. Eating alone can sometimes be a pain so I was pleased to see other "solos"... More 

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Thank Paul W
Abbotsford, Canada
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Overpriced food and poorly cooked. Paella was very,very expensive,but they said it was for two....which we assumed meant the price of the meal was for two people....it was the price for each of us..!! Service sucked and the staff just shrugged when we complained. We paid the bill ,without tip and ate elsewherer for the 5 days we stayed in... More 

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1 Thank 853barry
Abbotsford, Canada
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Do NOT go there! Dinner was a total fiasco... They advertised a Valencia Paella for two ...16 euros each,approx $48 canadian ..high we thought,but when it came it had little amounts of chicken...tiny pieces on the bone....no shell fish,but lots of beans...green and white and lots of burnt rice!! Add the terrible service and the sudden inability to speak English... More 

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2 Thank voltaire2014
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

A perfect little restaurant with very good service. We can definitely recommend it! The upstairs area is lovely if it is too cold outside.

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1 Thank Chris F
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

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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3 Thank Fly1ng_K1w1
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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2 Thank Mariouci5
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $50
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quart 5, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia>  > El Mercat
  • Neighborhood: El Mercat
  • Phone Number: +34 963 91 09 27

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