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Valencia Restaurant Guide

We all know about their oranges, so that's always a good start when visiting Valencia. -And not eating paella here is akin to forgetting to tie your shoes! The people of Valencia also adore creamy and moist rice dishes, monkfish, and squid. Horchata, a drink concocted from Tiger Nuts, is also extremely popular. Doubtless, you'll enjoy their superb use of saffron! 

Popular Restaurants in Valencia: 
 
Casa Montaña is a century-old tavern with an excellent menu and a wine cellar that attracts wine connoisseurs from all around. Founded in 1836 in the ideal location near the Port of Valencia, in the heart of the popular Canyameral district, Casa Montaña still maintains its original appearance and traditions. This bodega serves the tastiest tapas in Valencia and other menu favorites such as anchovies from Santoña, codfish croquettes, Valencia clochinas (mussels) and michirones (cooked fava beans). Another popular dish is titaina, prepared with tuna, fresh tomatoes, peppers, and pine nuts. Epicureans from Barcelona have been known to make the drive down to Casa Montana just for lunch. Prices for Tapas are from 5€ to 20€, and the fixed-price 5-course lunch is around 25€. They do accept Mastercard and Visa. This venue is open from12:30 AM to 3:30 PM, and from 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM. On Sundays and holidays, hours are from 12:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Casa Montana is located at Calle José Benlliure 69, Valencia. Whule reservations are not needed, you can contact them at +34 96 367 23 14, or visit www.emilianobodega.com.
 
La Pepica was Ernest Hemingway's favorite hang-out – to the point he included it in his notes from The Dangerous Summer: "Dinner at Pepica's was wonderful." La Pepica is a little more run down since Hemingway last had a meal here, however the dishes prepared by the same Balaguer family recipes of that era are still served at La Pepica today. The specialty rice dish is made with fresh lobster, but this is, of course, the most expensive selection. Grilled or fried seafood and various kinds of paella are served, as well as perfectly prepared calamari dishes. Flan, pudding, or fresh fruit tart are on the menu for delectable dessert choices. Prices for dinner mains -are from $35 to $72 (USD), and the tasting menu is around $58 (USD) with wine. America Express, Visa, Discover, and Mastercard are accepted. Their hours are from 1-4pm, and Monday through Saturday from 8:30pm to11pm. Terrace seating is available weather permitting, and they are closed from November 15th to December 1st. This restaurant is located at El Paseo Neptuno 6-8, (La Playa de las Arenas ) Valencia. Reservations are recommended, and you can contact them at 96-371-03-66, or visit www.lapepica.com.
 
The Ca'n Bermell, a 40-seat tavern-style restaurant, is housed in a lovely 17th-century building in the old quarter of Barrio del Carmen and boasts of its traditional Valencian cooking. Emilio Bermell has the reputation as one of the best chefs in the city and each day he personally goes to the marketplace to select only the freshest local ingredients, which he carefully prepares and plastes for restaurant guests. Some the more famous items on the menu are honeycombs stuffed with foie gras, caldosa (rice cooked in stock), setas (wild mushrooms) and truffle dishes - dishes. The cod, which is stuffed with onions and served with a tangy green-pepper sauce, is a mouthwatering dish and the duck breast served with a Rioja wine sauce is immensely tasty as well. Also offered are eight different versions of casserole which are hugely popular among locals. Main courses range in price from $15 to $29 (USD). The menu of the day is typically about $57 (US), and the set menu averages $44 (US). They do accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9 to 4pm, and from 8 to12pm. Located at Calle Santo Tomás 18, Valencia, reservations are recommended. You can reach them at 96-391-02-88. This restaurant is closed on Easter, and from August the 7th to September the 6th.
 
The Palace Fesol has been a lunchtime favorite since 1909 for film stars (Gregory Peck once ate here as did others), bullfighters and other assorted noteables as the autographed photos scattered on the walls throughout 88-year-old establishment attest. Palace Fesol was famed for its lima beans, or fesoles, but in the years after World War I, the menu has become a little more sophisticated with menu choices that range from a hearty Valencian paella to carpaccio of gambas with a raspberry vinaigrette to chateaubriand. Waiters in bow ties serve from an open green-tiled kitchen. Also available are several chicken dishes served with rice, grilled catch of the day, baby hake, and baby lamb cutlets. The well-qualified wait staff, uniformed in bow-ties, efficiently serve the guests. Main courses range from $26 to $33 (USD), and the fixed price menu is around $45 (USD). They do accept American Express, Discover, Mastercard, and Visa. They are open Monday through Friday from 1 to 4pm during summer months, and Tuesday through Sunday from 1 to 4pm in winter. Located at Hernán Cortés 7, Valencia, they do recommend reservations. You can contact them at 96-352-93-23, or visit www.palacefesol.com.
 
L'hamadriada is a beautiful, white tablecloth restaurant is situated in Barrio del Carmen in the old historic quarter of Valencia. The restaurant serves grilled meats, lamb and traditional rice dishes for extremely reasonable prices. Anticipate $13 to $25 for the three course menu of the day. Other entreess are from approximately $32 to $58 (USD). Major credit cards are accepted. They are open Monday: 12:00 – 17:30 (closed at night), Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00- 17:30, and 20:30-1:00pm. (Note: Tuesday nights are also closed except if there is a reservation for more than 10 people.) On Sunday, they are open 12:30-17:30, but closed at night. L'hamadriada is located at Plaza Vicence Ivorra 3 (parallel to Calle Quart), Barrio del Carmen, Valencia. Reservations are accepted, and you can contact them at 963 260 891, or visit http://www.hamadriada.com/.

The official currency is the Euro. All major credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops. ATM’s are widespread and generally the cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining cash.

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