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La Riua

Calle Mar 27 46003, 46003 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 91 45 71
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“rabbit” (14 reviews)
“rice” (14 reviews)
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Mar 27 46003, 46003 Valencia, Spain
Neighbourhood: La Xerea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a VERY popular place with customers , both Spanish and otherwise , queueing to get in at opening time. It's a traditional family run place which has won awards for it's rice dishes so booking is essential. We were looking forward so much...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We entered the restaurant and no space was available, so they told us to come back in 45 minutes. When we came back an over weight man, of whom I don't remember the name, was very rude and told us to choose our meal very...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here. Make sure you have a reservation and be in time as this place fills up fast even at 1400 there was a line on a weekday!! Any how the paella was worth every bit of it. We had paella valenciana and...More

Thank Sudhamoy S
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We booked a table for lunch and weren't disappointed. The vegetable plate to start was huge - griddled aubergine, courgette, tomato, mushroom, asparagus and artichoke, all with a herby butter dressing. Very tasty. The Valencian Paella was delicious - like nothing I'd had before. We...More

Thank J3nnyWr3n
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Pre booked lunch here but it wasnt actually that busy while we were in. Had the vegetable platter and mojama to start - both very tasty and large portions. The valencian paella was superb though there wasnt a huge amount of meat in it. Freshly...More

Thank Reviewer6789
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent "arroz senyoret" at La Riua and we highly recommend it! The only problem was the long wait between starters and the paella (but the restaurant kindly responded with an extra starter). For dessert, a modern version of a typical dish called...More

Thank mjs03
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

THE FOOD: supposedly one of the best Paellas in the world. Had the Valencian and Squid - both good but obviously different. Portions are very big! THE SERVICE: smooth and friendly. Nothing to complain about THE RESTAURANT: like it. The venue gives you the feeling...More

Thank ClemensJngmr
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had lunch and were so happy with it! This was the best paella we've had. The deserts are also tasty. We tried flan and another one that I can't remember the name of, but it was made of a traditional fruit that tastes very...More

Thank Dovile N
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food in a traditional setting. Book ahead if you can. The paella we had was the seafood type rather than the rabbit one which is typical of the area. Still it was cooked to perfection.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We ate good paella here, with shrimps and squid. The restaurant looks nothing special. A minus was the waitress, who was very unfriendly. She just "threw" our paella on the table...

Thank SycoP
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Paella met kreeft, is de kreeft vers? Paella con bogavante, el bogavante es fresco?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
14:00 - 16:15
14:00 - 16:15
21:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 16:15
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14:00 - 16:15
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14:00 - 16:15
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14:00 - 16:15
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mar 27 46003, 46003 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia>  > La Xerea
  • Neighbourhood: La Xerea
  • Phone Number: +34 963 91 45 71
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