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Restaurante Babalu

Calle Cerrajeros, 17, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 961 14 27 97
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“ropa vieja” (5 reviews)
“stewed beef” (2 reviews)
“plantains” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, South American
$$ - $$$
Calle Cerrajeros, 17, 46001 Valencia, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were in 4 italian friends looking for dinner, we asked for the " menu del dia" and the italian waitress told us that beer and wine were included in the menu' of 14.50eur, so we asked 4 big beers but in the end they...More

Thank Fabio C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and easy place in the streets of the centre, where you can find both locals and tourists. They have nice salads and big portions. We haven't tried paella but croquettas were also good. Bill was €35 for 1 tapa 2 salads and drinks!

Thank ChiaraCamerada
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

All home made, fresh and really tastefull tapas! Together with the location and good, friendly and enthousiastic service by the owner....had a really nice time! A special combination that i've not found easily in Valencia. I recommend Babalu very much!

Thank Hilbert v
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The ambiance was super pleasant. The prices reasonable and food and drink on point. Highly recommend.

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious paella ! The jug of sangria is a bit expensive, you can get cheaper a jug of sangria outside of the center. But the waiters are really friendly and great service !

Thank OWT_onworldtour
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A group of nine arrived like locusts and were made to feel welcome from the start. Tables and chairs arrived from nowhere to accommodate us and we were treated to a 'nothing is too much trouble' attitude. Drink measures were LARGE. Our party had the...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We sat at Babalu by accident,but were very satisfied with the food. Had starters tortilla with chicken and tortilla with jamon, and for main dish roja vieja and chicken in some kind of caribbean sauce( aphrodisiac something), and the food was great and the portions...More

Thank Ivan M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had a deal with 'The Fork' - an app worth getting in Spain. Our food therefore was very good value, without it - average. My husband did comment that bearing in mind the origins we'd have expected spicer. It was hearty but certainly lacked...More

Thank sweetpe4
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Babalu restaurant is in the old town, offering tapas, paellas and babalu/Cuban stewed beef. The service is good the staff is polite.

Thank Jivko V
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Suggested by my brother, who had visited with his girlfriend previously. Lovely feel to the place and the serving was pleasant, quick and easy. Staff are friendly, but the food stole the show! Add the cocktails to the party and you can't ask for more....More

Thank g p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cerrajeros, 17, 46001 Valencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Valencia  >  Valencia
  • Phone Number: +34 961 14 27 97
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Welcome to Babalu, a restaurant in the historic center of Valencia, where you will discover a cuisine in true Cuban style Caribbean & Mediterranean.
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