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Restaurante Babalu

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Calle Cerrajeros, 17, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 961 14 27 97
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 20:00 - 00:00
Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 01:30
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Aaron S
Valencia, Spain
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
1 review
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 set menu for the Fallas festival. The choice was great: seafood, steak you name it.... More 

Thank Paul K
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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 were big.Definetly worth trying.

Thank Ivan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
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 that certain something that would have rated it higher. Average service and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank sweetpe4
Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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. Would definitely revisit when in Valencia again!

Thank g p
Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a restaurant around 19h30 with more to offer then tapas is not always easy to find. We found this colorful restaurant in a small street. The food was great and not expensive. We spent 100€ for 4 people on cocktails, appetizers, a tasteful meal and dessert.

Thank Ruben C
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lovely accommodating staff. Great food. Visited on two occasions, first the paella and second the pulled pork - both excellent. In a side street with other restaurants so busy but not too busy. Entertaining though. Good prices as well.

Thank stanretired
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A nice place to sit in the street with good atmosphere outside, the food is ok,but really not much over it

Thank amir b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Cuban, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 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
Welcome to Babalu, a restaurant in the historic center of Valencia, where you will discover a cuisine in true Cuban style Caribbean & Mediterranean. More INFO: 627580597

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?