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La Pilareta

Calle Moro Zeit 13, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 91 04 97
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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“mussels” (18 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Spanish, Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle Moro Zeit 13, 46001 Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate inside as all the tables were taken. Very historic surroundings and seemed traditional. Lacked the wow factor I think for a special occasion evening meal but perfect for lunch. The calamari tapas was very good as were the mussels and swordfish. Waiters professional...More

Thank HappyGuest1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very atmospheric- had perfect tapas lunch. Would highly recommend the calamari and the mussels as 2 tapas to definitely try, washed down with some Spanish wine. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank epic1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a hot May Saturday afternoon, with about 10 people. We ordered a few drinks and tapas. The service was swift and the tapas was great. They were able accommodate vegetarians, pescatarians and meat eaters. The beer was cold and refreshing. The Russian...More

Thank BSC-Reviewer
Reviewed April 13, 2018

This place has such delicious food and is so authentic you should absolutely go there..... The mussels, tuna salad and grilled fish are the best we had EVER. we had to wait a bit till a table was free but more then worth your time....More

Thank Brigitte S
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice small place with original food. We ate tapas, grilled swordfish, stuffed olives, potatoes with spice sauce, garlic mayonnaise and tomato sauce (25 euros with two sangrias). It’s old fassion place where waiters are very busy and sometimes you’ll have to wait some time for...More

Thank Goghski
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

...don't go near La Pilareta. The calamari was soggy and dripping in oil. The Spanish omelette and tomatoes on toast was ok'ish. I'm not overly sure that they like tourists either. The waiter and guy behind the bar came across as dismissive and rude and...More

Thank Claire E
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved it here! We went on a Friday evening, stood at the bar and ordered a couple of beers, the mussels, squid (the Sepionet grilled whole squid not the fried squid) and tuna montadito. Each were excellent but if I had to tell you to...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

I am from Valencia and I've lived all my life about 300 meters from this bar.. La Pilareta used to be great (been here many times since I was a child ) and the quality is still good... but the prices are a extorsion for...More

Thank Ruben C
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Croquetas de mejillones, en salada rusa and clocinas are one of the best in town! The atmosphere (waiters screaming the orders), the decor (nice old bar counter with the space for clams shells underneath) and the fact this is one of the oldest bars in...More

Thank enderjjk
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff, traditional food. Great place recommend by lonely planet. A must!! Pastas bravas with spicy sauce is a delight. Not lots of room but worth the wait. Great

Thank cheeky83
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Moro Zeit 13, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: +34 963 91 04 97
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