Where to eat the best paella in Benidorm

isiting Benidorm and want to know where to eat good paella on the Costa Blanca? We show you the best paella restaurants in Benidorm.

Where to eat a good paella in Benidorm

Paella restaurants on the Costa Blanca

Top 6 Paella restaurants

Restaurante J. Manu

Appearances can be deceiving, don’t be surprised by the place, although it’s a bit old, it’s a very good paella restaurant.

Small restaurant in the centre of Benidorm.

A lot of hand with the rice dishes, one of the best rice dishes in Benidorm, the black rice and the mixed paella, very tasty.

Restaurant like the old ones, very abundant in terms of food. 

Also worth mentioning is the fideuá with an exquisite homemade ali olí.

💵 Average 25€.
📞 659 77 94 66
📍 Calle De La Palma 15 Ubicado en El Casco Historico,

Bar Cofradía Benidorm

Located in a small street, in the centre of town, off the tourist route. It is a bar without sophistication of any kind, very familiar and very tasty and authentic. 

In addition to the Valencian rice, you will find typical Spanish dishes on the menu. A good combination.

I especially recommend the arroz caldoso with lobster and the paella with lobster. Outside the rice dishes: the white prawns Andalusian style. 

Really fresh product, they have many options off the menu. Market cuisine.

The value for money is very interesting. And the friendly, charming service.

💵 An average of 20€.
📞 622 30 06 70
📍 Calle de las Gardenias 7,

Marisquería Córdoba Benidorm

It is centrally located between the Poniente and Levante beaches. They have tables on the terrace.

Good produce, especially the seafood. The produce is very fresh and the prices are not overpriced.

The staff has a trio of very friendly waiters who will make your meal an experience; Gustavo, Gaspar and José. Let them advise you.

We highlight the arroz a banda and the seafood paella, as far as rice dishes are concerned.

The desserts are homemade and equally delicious.

💵 Average 28€. Menu of the day 14,9€.
📞 965 85 34 59
📍 Paseo de la carretera 29,

Privileged location right on Benidorm’s seafront promenade, in front of the beach.

The meats they have in Daivel are great. The rice is phenomenal, I tried the mixed paella and it exceeded my expectations.

If you like homemade desserts try their Torrija, very good.

Great service, from the waiter/owner, friendly atmosphere and good personal service, very friendly and helpful. 

💵 An average of 20€ per person. There is an economical menu.
📞 661 02 59 49
📍 Avenida Armada Española 21,

The Aitona restaurant is located in the centre of Benidorm, just a stone’s throw from the Tringular square.

Traditional décor and a pleasant atmosphere. Just a bit small and it’s usually packed to the rafters. 

You will eat tapas and taste very good paellas. You can tell that the chef is from the area, the Valencian paella is spectacular. You can also try the typical Alicante paella.

Apart from rice, the codillo (knuckle of pork) and cochinillo (suckling pig) are highly recommended.

It has a terrace with outdoor arcades and is pet friendly.
Free parking is available.

💵 Average price 30€.
📞 965 85 30 10
📍 Avenida Ruzafa 2,

You’ll have to look for them, because El Pescaito is a bit hidden, but it has a nice, cool terrace. For example, the calamari and chopitos are great.

Selection of daily specials, fresh produce on the day.

If you opt for paella we like 3 in particular; the mixed paella, which was very good, the paella abanda and the seafood rice.  Good quantity.

The staff were polite and friendly. 

💵 Approx 25€ per pax, there is a menu of the day. 
📞 965 86 60 03
📍 Avenida Uruguay Torre Condor

The best paella in Benidorm

Marisquería Córdoba

Rice a banda

mejor paella alicante de pieles de bacalao nou manolín

Let’s get wet if you want, because there’s nothing worse than eating a bad paella when you’re on holiday in Benidorm, land of rice dishes.
Take note of this Costa Blanca restaurant in the centre of Benidorm.

We chose it for the sure bet that is its Alicante paellas. With only 4 paellas or rice dishes on the menu, they are a sure bet and they don’t fail. The price is also very competitive, which is why it’s our choice as the best paella in Benidorm. 

Food: Fritura, seafood, chopitos… all fresh and good. We have chosen the arroz a banda as the best, the taste is orgasmic, delicious, a good restaurant to eat good paella in Benidorm.

Service: Incredible service, friendly waiters who go out of their way to give a good service and keep you happy. If you get Gaspar, José or Gustavo you will remember these words.

Location: You’re in the centre of Benidorm, not on the beach, so it’s bad if you want to eat on the beach, but the food and service will make you forget the beach.

Eating paella in Benidorm

The richness and diversity of Benidorm’s cuisine comes from long ago, from those that have been preserved in the local recipe books. The culinary traditions inherited from Arabia, the heritage of the merchant seafarers, not forgetting the typical cuisine of the fishermen, the elaborate and multicultural cuisine of the city have a long tourist history.

Eating a good paella is definitely one of the consequences of the gastronomic tradition. You can try the rice with red mullet and pumpkin, the rice with anchovies and spinach or the pebrot as typical dishes.

Another tradition in Benidorm is going out for tapas, the wide range of bars, breweries and tapas bars give you the opportunity to sample some of the gastronomic diversity of the Costa Blanca town.

In addition, Benidorm organises many famous gastronomic activities at very good prices, the best of the local cuisine: Spoon Days, Tapas and Pinchos Competition, Gastronomic Days and Rice Days.

Paella restaurant in Benidorm

The coastal town, on the Costa Blanca, has many advantages when it comes to gastronomy.

It is difficult not to find good fish and seafood along the coast of Alicante. The location, next to the Mediterranean Sea and almost always close to the fish market, assures you of fresh products at a good price. Therefore the restaurants in Benidorm can offer good value for money. 

Benidorm is known for its paella and rice restaurants, as well as for being the city where our elders decide to visit en masse, for a reason. Among other things because it’s good food, with traditional recipes. We want to show you where to eat a good paella in Benidorm, and that’s why, after our top 6, we show you other options.

Benidorm has several restaurants very close to the beach, so in addition to good rice dishes you can enjoy the scenery of the sea.

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