We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Casa Carmela

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Isabel de Villena 155. Playa de la Malvarrosa, 46011 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 71 00 73
13:00 - 16:00
Closed now
See all hours
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

983 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 97: English reviews
San Francisco
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A perfect meal. We enjoyed gambas and traditional paella. Service was great. I would definitely return.

Thank SFCA1Native
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Valencia you need to eat a paella right? So we ask for recommendations and were told to go to Casa Carmela. We arrived by Valencia's beach at 2:30pm and had to book for a 3:30pm table as they had shifts. We then waited another hour for the paella to be served. We enjoyed our Paela de Mariscos (seafood)....... More 

Thank Eric V
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A weekend away at the home of the paella wouldn't be complete without sampling the traditional Valencian paella (consisting of chicken, rabbit and snails). As you wander up the La Masa-Rosa from the city centre, you'll be spoilt for choice given the number of restaurants. However, keep walking to the top of the promenade and you will find Casa Camela... More 

Thank Lemon_Lime15
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The differents choice of rice (paellas) are cooked on a wooden grill. The taste is amazing. The wood gives a special flavor.

Thank roberta97418
Sliema, Malta
Level Contributor
20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

After reading some glowing endorsements on this site, we decided to book a traditional Paella Valencia on our last day in Spain. As requested, we booked 24 hours in advance for this 'speciality', and reserved a table for 3pm. We arrived at 2.45 and were shown to a table in the courtyard at the back. The shabby furniture - plastic... More 

Thank phil g
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Stands out among all the seaside restaurants along and near Valencia's beach. Had our new year's eve meal there, and they did accomodate us without any hassle even though we turned up without booking. Recommend the monkfish stew (nougat del rape). Everything, including the friendly service, was just spotless. Would happily go there again for fish and seafood.

Thank Thingymajick
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Worth the wait! We had the Roja paella as per suggested by the waiter and LOVED it. Good food, wine and ambience!

Thank lourdes d
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

It is a nice restaurant near the beach of "Malvarrosa" in Valencia, Spain, They cook the original Paella Valenciana, on wood-fire, served with a wooden spoon, as the tradition says. They have a good sort of local vegetable dishes, which make a simple salad taste wonderfully. Nice service with some very kind waters willing to show the kitchen to my... More 

Thank Miguel P
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible lunch at Casa Carmela. We made a reservation in advance for the Paella Valencia and it was delicious. The staff was very courteous and attentive to both the adults and our daughters. One of the waiters even took us to the kitchen to see why it takes so long for the paella to cook. The wine... More 

Thank Kate C
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Level Contributor
56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My friends took me there to eat paella on a Saturday afternoon. The service is great and the personnel is courteous and professional. The food is exquisite. We ordered paella Valenciana and it was delicious. They provide you with a disposable wooden spoon so you can eat the socarrat without hurting the pan.

Thank Rick28200

Travellers who viewed Casa Carmela also viewed

Valencia, Province of Valencia
Valencia, Province of Valencia
Valencia, Province of Valencia
Valencia, Province of Valencia
Valencia, Province of Valencia
Valencia, Province of Valencia

Been to Casa Carmela? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 27 - US$ 38
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isabel de Villena 155. Playa de la Malvarrosa, 46011 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: +34 963 71 00 73

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Casa Carmela and other visitors
7 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Casa Carmela staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?