Valencian gastronomy is known for being a fusion of flavors and colors, where the products are fresh and tradition is combined in dishes cooked with great care. But it is not only the content of the dishes that makes it special but also the atmosphere in which it is enjoyed. Open-air terraces, traditional bars, and charming restaurants offer the perfect setting to make you enjoy every bite.
While the capital of Turia is known for its rich Valencian cuisine, its magic also lies in the eclectic variety of restaurants that offer flavors from around the world. In today's article, we take you to one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods with the greatest variety of gastronomic offerings: Ruzafa.
In its restaurants, terraces and bars, we can not only find the essence of Mediterranean cuisine but also the most genuine specialties from every corner of the planet. We tell you where to dine good and cheap in Ruzafa, the trendy neighborhood in Valencia. Let's start!
Ruzafa has been at the top of the ranking of the most popular neighborhoods in the city center for years. It reminds us of Madrid's Malasaña, where bookstore-cafes, fashion boutiques and art galleries cohabit with the locals and traditional stores.
A quiet and bohemian atmosphere permeates its streets and its charming corners. In addition, the pleasant climate that characterizes Valencia during practically the whole year, favors that we enjoy the typical afternoon in its terraces or the night life of the neighborhood.
When it's time for dinner, we can find many offers of places to dine in Ruzafa good and cheap. From signature restaurants, world cuisines, wine bars, taverns, and the best tapas places await you to delight your palate. Its restaurants offer gastronomy of all nationalities, tasting menus and new restaurant concepts. And for those looking to party and enjoy the nightlife, the neighborhood also offers numerous pubs and nightclubs of different styles.
We recommend a selection of places to dine in Ruzafa with terrace:
La Flaca de Ruzafa offers from fresh Mediterranean dishes to fusion cuisine. "Tapea '' a la carte while you enjoy the nightlife of the Ruzafa neighborhood.
An informal restaurant that offers individual pizzas with a wide variety of fresh and tasty ingredients arrives in the most bohemian neighborhood of the city. La Finestra is presented as a new concept of Italian cuisine where you can enjoy surprise pizzas and good beer and wine. If you are one of those who love Italy and its food, we also recommend Filippa's, a new discovery with a very fun atmosphere and where their pizzas are an authentic Neapolitan trip.
Actor's menu, dancer's menu and veggie singer's menu, which one do you identify with the most? "The spectacle of eating like a real artist" This is how El Camerino presents itself, a theater-themed restaurant that offers tapas, closed menus, cocktails and much more in the heart of Ruzafa.
Enjoy the most traditional flavor in their 100% handmade dough cocas in Zalamero, a coquería for dinner in Ruzafa with a terrace that transports us to the bar of a typical Valencian bar.
Undoubtedly, this is the next place to dine for tapas in Ruzafa without hurting your pocket. Located a few meters from the Ruzafa Market, La Tasqueta del Mercat lives up to its slogan "Market cuisine at neighborhood prices" and offers a fusion cuisine worth trying.
Ruzafa is full of places to dine "de tapas" or taste specialties from different corners of the world. It is the perfect place to enjoy an affordable dinner in good company. The cozy atmosphere of this neighborhood also has to do with the charm of its terraces, the characteristic architecture of its facades and the design of its interiors. And best of all, you don't need to go to one of Valencia's Michelin-starred restaurants to enjoy an excellent dinner.
The real experience lies in discovering the authenticity of the locals of Ruzafa, where the local flavors are supplied by the neighborhood market and the global flavors are intertwined with the local essence.
If you're looking for a stay in Valencia that allows you to make the most of the afternoon and evening in Ruzafa, our group apartments in Valencia are just a stone's throw away from this vibrant area. From here, you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere and plans that Valencia and its neighborhoods have in store for you. Enjoy the Valencian essence to the fullest with HQ Rooms!Gastronomy