Paella restauratns. 5 of the best restaurants to eat Paella in Valencia

Best Paella Restaurants in Valencia

Paella restaurants in Valencia. Do we wonder where to go to get a real tasty paella? Don’t worry. We are here for you.

Paella is considered the national dish of Spain, but few visitors realize that it originated right here in Valencia. Paella comes from the word paella which means pan. Different Spanish regions have their own particular variation. For example, Valencian paella usually includes sticky white rice, green beans, white beans, meat or seafood, saffron and rosemary seasoning.

To experience a delicious tasty paella containing plenty of top quality ingredients, we recommend visiting one of the top paella restaurants in Valencia. You may pay a little more, but you get what you pay for. Check out the following list of the best paella restaurants in Valencia. Buen apetito!

Paella Valenciana

Paella Valenciana

Alqueria del Brosquil

Located in a farmhouse on an orange grove just five minutes from the City of Arts and Sciences, Alqueria del Brosquil is known as a foodie gem. It’s the perfect place to enjoy traditional Valencian cuisine with tables in the conservatory or al fresco on the patio. Menu choices include delicious Paella Mixta (meat and fish) and Paella de Llobregat (lobster paella).


Paella with sea food

Paella restaurant in Valencia

Alqueria del Pou

Surrounded by an orchard, yet 500 meters from Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences you’ll find Alqueria del Pou. It specializes in Valencian cuisine including authentic paella. First of all, try their steamed mussels and seafood before enjoying a local rice dish. Finally, round off the meal with arnadi, a regional dessert of pumpkin, eggs, and almonds.

Casa Carmela

Serving traditional Valencian cuisine since 1922, Casa Carmela uses the family recipe to create authentic Valencian paella. Cooked over wood from the orange tree, paellas are served the traditional way with the plate in the center of the table.

In addition, visitors can visit the paellero to watch the paella being cooked to order.


Tucked away on Carrer de Roteros in the heart of historic Valencia is L’Aplec. The menu includes simple but delicious Mediterranean dishes including mouthwatering tapas. Paella is the specialty, but they only cook a limited number per day. Therefore, you need to give at least one day’s advance notice if you want to enjoy one of the best paellas in Valencia.