Discover the 7 Best Restaurants in Valencia

best restaurants in valencia

Looking for where to eat in Valencia? We have prepared for you a list with the 7 Best Restaurants in Valencia. Take note!

Let's be clear, when you visit a place for the first time, local cuisine is one of the first things you think about. Us too, therefore, we have selected some of the best restaurants in Valencia to enjoy the city from all its facets. We hope to whet your appetite.

Where to eat in Valencia?

Among the bars and restaurants that we propose you will find the best gastronomic proposals of the city. Our work, receiving thousands of tourists per year, allows us to be aware of the most interesting proposals of the city and be able to recommend, first hand, where to eat in Valencia.

Get to know the best Valencian restaurants and delight yourself with their rice dishes, tapas and traditional dishes. Everybody, let’s eat!

Gourmet restaurants with Michelin star

One of Valencia’s hallmarks is its rich gastronomic culture. This unique quality is evident in premiere Michelin Star restaurants. Are you up for the culinary skills of prestigious chefs?

El Poblet Restaurant

The renowned Quique Dacosta delights the Valencian capital with his own restaurant located in the center of the city. The chef directs a team of artists who stake their claim on Mediterranean cuisine that characterizes Dacosta.

The grills of El Poblet are lit every day, except for Tuesdays and Sundays, for the enjoyment of diners who are attracted by this Michelin-star awarded restaurant in Valencia.

Alejandro Tor, The Restaurant!

Valencian haute cuisine already has a name. With chef Alejandro in the lead and considered by many to be one of the best restaurants in downtown Valencia, it is worth noting his concept of ‘daily menu’ (which never fails).

One of his secrets? The raw ingredients. The tasting menus are never repeated, because they work with high quality market products that give life to distinctive, exquisite temptations. Every day, a new menu.

Accompanied by an excellent wine list, this chef’s dishes complete a global offer worthy of being tasted.

Must-see Rice Fields

How can one visit Valencia without trying the rice... This region, birthplace of paella, offers an infinite number of offers for this internationally-recognized dish.

El Coso Restaurant

Would like rice on the beach? This specialist seafood rice restaurant is located on La Malvarrosa Beach.

Lounges overlooking the Mediterranean, a terrace from which you will hear the sound of the waves and another in which you can enjoy a ‘chill out’ dessert ... Can you imagine?

Undoubtedly, Coso Restaurant is an ideal option for groups looking to enjoy Valencian cuisine near the coast.

Duna Arroceria

A unique space in a unique environment located in Albufera. If you intend to visit this tourist enclave, Duna Arroceria is, without a doubt, a mandatory stop.

Indoor lounges and a terrace of about one thousand square meters, welcome hundreds of fans of Mediterranean cuisine daily. This arrocería smells of the sea and is considered, by many, one of the best restaurants in Valencia.

More than five dozen versions of rice await you, are you going to miss it?

‘Tapas’ around Valencia

A bar, a wine or a beer and tapas - does that sound like you?

Did you know that Spanish tapas and pinchos are considered UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage? They are already a symbol of Spanish gastronomic identity and many of the most visited restaurants in Valencia include them in their menu.


Vintage ambience, nooks and crannies with charm and colour – a lot of colour ... In addition to the homemade recipes and vibrant tapas offered by this charming restaurant in Valencia, you can enjoy a casual and dynamic atmosphere.

The gourmet tapas concept triumphs in this gastrobar much visited by local Valencians. One tip: take a look at its list of local wines.

El Colmado de la Lola

A magical place with standing-room only. This bar is a Valencian classic with the spirit of a boutique. You can enjoy their fresh products and choose them yourself at the counter, a concept that is already a reason for worship for the citizens of the area.

Scallops on a Captivating Terrace? Take a break from your tour of Valencia in this restaurant that makes you fall in love ...

La Taberna de Sénia

Another focal point for Mediterranean cuisine. Under a rustic setting, this tapas bar in Valencia works with very fresh products bought daily in the Central Market of the city.

If you visit the Barrio del Carmen, we suggest two things: glimpse the beauty of La Lonja and enjoy tapas in this Michelin Guide recommended restaurant.

As you can see, at HQ Rooms we are very proud of the good food of our city. Now that you know some of the best restaurants in Valencia, there is no going back, you will want to visit them all!